Did you surrender your valid, unexpired U.S. passport to the courts or any other law enforcement agency?
If they told you that they sent it to the Department of State, follow the steps below to request the return of your surrendered passport.
We need a notarized letter from you requesting the return of your valid, unexpired passport. The letter must include:
If you are currently under supervised release or probation (or have recently completed it), please have your probation officer write a letter to us authorizing release of the passport to you. The letter must:
You may submit your documents in one of three ways.
U.S. Department of State
44132 Mercure Circle
P.O. Box 1227
Sterling, VA 20166-1227
If you've already submitted your documents and would like to get a status update, please email PPTReturnRequests@state.gov.