Passport Renewal Process Instructions - National Passport Processing Center, Pa


Who’s eligible for renewal? If you do not meet these criteria, you must fill out the DS-11 and
make an appointment to have the passport processed at an acceptance agency.
o Your previous passport was an adult 10 year passport.
o If you still have possession of your passport and it has not been damaged.
o Your passport has not expired more than 5 years.
o Your previous passport was not limited for any reason.
o You have the same name or can submit a certified copy of the reason for the
name change (marriage certificate, court order, etc.)
What you need to do:
o Fill out and sign form DS 82. Available online at , in our
office or most Post Offices.
o Get a new passport photo and attach it to the front of the application with 4
o Attach a check made out to the U.S. Department of State. Put the applicant’s
name and birthdate in the memo area of the check. (Staple to the bottom of the
front page)
 $110.00 for routine processing
 $185.45 for expedited processing
o Open the passport book and staple through the open book to attach it to the back
Mail everything by Priority Mail to the appropriate location:
For Routine Processing:
For Expedited Processing
National Passport Processing Center
National Passport Processing Center
P.O. Box 90155
P.O. Box 90955
Philadelphia, PA 19190-0155
Philadelphia, PA 19190-0955


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