Routine and Expedited Passport Fees

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Passport Fees

To process your US passport, there are fees that apply, these fees depend on what service is required, how fast the processing will last and if the applicant is a child or an adult. Here is a comprehensive Guide for Passport Fees that reflects all fees included in certain passport services and the components behind the said prices.

Fees for Government Passport

Here are the fees that are required by the government to be paid.

*The expedite fee ($60) can be availed in all the services, this will be added on top of the total fee for standard processing

  • Adults 16 and above New Passport Book, – $110 (base fee) + acceptance agent fee ($25)

Total fee for standard processing: $135

  • Adults 16 and above Passport Renewal – $110 (base fee), no acceptance agent fee

Total fee: $110

  • age 15 and below Passport Book for Children, – $80 (base fee) + acceptance agent fee ($25)

Total fee: $105

  • Replacement of Stolen, Damaged, Lost Passport (Adults) – same fees as new passport book application
  • Replacement of Stolen, Damaged, Lost Passport (Children) – same fess apply as Passport book fro children (15 and under)
  • Passport Correction, Change for a passport if issued one year or less, Name Change – $60 (expedite fee)
  • Adults age 16 and above New Passport Card who do not have a Passport Book – $30 (base fee) + acceptance agent fee ($25)
  • Passport Card –Renewal of Card Issued with Passport Book or Card, Adults – $30 (base fee), no acceptance agent fee
  • Children Passport Card without Passport Book – $15 (base fee) + acceptance agent fee ($25) Total fee: $40
  • Children Passport Card with Passport Book – $15 (base fee), no acceptance agent fee

Understanding the Passport Fees

Passport Fees

Expedited Passport Fee – $60

This charge applies for applicants who requested expedited service for your passport. It can take 6 to 8 weeks processing time for a standard processing of your passport. To get your passport issued and processed faster, you have to pay fees for the expedited passport which are $60 on top of the fees for routine passport . The said fee applies to passports that are expedited via mail, or at a Regional Passport Agency, or even via a registered company for passport expediting. This is applicable for all kinds of passport services.

Passport Acceptance Agent Fee – $25

This additional fee is charged for the following services:

  • New Passport (first-time applicants over 16)
  • Minor Passport (under 16)
  • Lost Passport Replacement
  • Stolen Passport Replacement
  • Damaged Passport Replacement

$150 – File Search

If you are applying for one of the following services and you haven’t got proof of your US citizenship:

  • Lost Passport Replacement
  • Stolen Passport Replacement
  • Damaged Passport Replacement

Shipping Fee

The following additional fee are required by the US State Department to send your mail

  • No fee for priority mail
  • Express Mail Overnight ($14.85)

Passport Expediting Company Fees

If a registered passport expediter processes your application, you have to pay additional fees:

  • Routine Passport (see above)
  • Fee for Expedited Service – passport applications that are processed via passport expediting companies will be considered as expedited already by the US government.
  • Fee for Passport Acceptance Agent, if applicable
  • Fee for Passport Expediting Company Service
  • Shipping Fee, for passport return via Federal Express or UPS

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