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Please contact 1-800-689-1388 to learn more about this service.
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Prerequisites for Passport Renewal

If you answer ‘Yes’ to ALL 5 statements below:
  1. You have your most recent passport in your possession to submit with your application.
  2. Current passport is undamaged.
  3. Current passport was issued when you were age 16 or older.
  4. Current passport issued within the last 15 years.
  5. Current passport was issued in your current name or you can document your name change.
If you answered ‘No’ to ANY statement, STOP. You must apply for a different passport service (New, lost/stolen, damaged, child passport). Please call us at 1-800-689-1388 to discuss next steps. 

Renew Passport Checklist Overview

  1. DS82 form – Online generated ONLY, signed and dated
  2. Letter of Authorization – Manually filled and signed
  3. Your existing passport book and/or card
  4. Two new passport photo (no glasses)
  5. $190 Check to US Dept of State (or $220 for Book and Card)
  6. Copy of Proof of Departure
Please review each section of the checklist below. It’s important to note all sections on the checklist must be completed correctly in order to complete the submission process.

Renew Passport Checklist Section Details

  1. Passport Application (DS -82) Form
    1. Please print out one copy of online DS 82 form
    2. Choose “fill out online and print” option toward the end of the online form
    3. Choose Passport Book or Book and Card
    4. No need to choose any processing and shipping method
    5. Click Next and click the button “Print” to generate the DS 82 form. 
Do not forget to sign and date the DS 82 form.
Click here to fill out/print DS 82 Form (
  1. Letter of Authorization (LOA)
    1. Important! Please print two copies of this form first.
    2. Manually fill out the LOA with black or blue ink only
    3. Check the first two boxes in the middle section
    4. Please write Passport Depot on the “The Courier Company Name” line
Click here to view/print the Letter of Authorization
  1. You must submit your existing, undamaged passport book and/or card.
  2. Two new, recent passport photos, taken in the last 6 months, without eyeglasses or head coverings.
  3. A check or money order of $190 for passport book only. Or $220 for book and card. 
    1. This must be made payable to the U.S. Department of State
    2. Write your Date of Birth on the check’s memo line.
  1. One copy of your Proof of Departure. Proof of Departure is NOT required for 6 weeks and 8 weeks service.
    1. Provide a plane ticket, itinerary or business letter showing proof of leaving the country within two weeks. If you have any difficulties obtaining these documents, please contact us at 1-800-689-1388.

Please make sure to accomplish the items below


Final Steps After Documents Are Completed

Please respond back to this email to include:

  1. Completed DS82 form (digital file)
  2. Letter of Authorization (scanned)
  3. Proof of Departure
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