U.S. Passport Services U.S. Passport Renewal

U.S. Passport Renewal

Who is eligible
Call 800-345-6541800-345-6541 for a free consultation
11 business days
7 business days
3 business days

VisaHQ prices do not include Department of State fees

  • 1. Documents
  • 2. Shipping

Gathering the necessary documents to Renew Your Passport

APlace order for Passport Renewal
By placing the order with us you will reserve a spot to expedite your passport renewal application. Spots are limited, make your reservation now.
BU.S. passport renewal application: DS-82 online
Click on "Submit" under "Complete Form Online" column, complete all required fields and print out the application. Be sure to sign and date your application. The DS-82 form must be completed online, applications without a barcode in the top left will not be accepted.
CLetter of Authorization 
Please download, print and sign 2 copies of the Letter of Authorization.
DTwo (2) passport photos
Photos must be identical, taken within the past 6 months, 2x2 inches, and not from a vending machine.
Starting November 1, 2016, eye glasses will no longer be allowed in passport photos.
EOld (most recent) undamaged passport
Make sure that your old passport:
- Was issued within the last 15 years.
- You were at least 16 years of age at the time.
- You have not legally changed your name since the issue date.
If you cannot comply with at least one of the above or your old passport is damaged you have to apply for a new passport.
NOTE: Your previous passport will be returned to you with your new passport.
FTravel itinerary
- Copy of a plane ticket to a foreign country, or
- Copy of a travel itinerary with the applicant's name showing dates and flight info, or if neither is available and traveling for business
- A letter from the employer.
For 2-3 business day passport service travel dates must be within 14 days when a visa is required to the country of destination; otherwise, dates must be within 5 days.
GGovernment Fees
U.S. Department of State fee of $170.00 can be added to your order or please send a Certified Check or Money Order payable to the "U.S. Department of State" for $170.00

Shipping the documents to VisaHQ

Make sure that the following documents are included:

1. Signed and dated Application Form for passport renewal (DS-82)
2. Expired Passport
3. Two (2) Passport Photos
4. Letter of Authorization (2 signed copy)
5. Travel itinerary
6. Certified Check or Money Order for $170 payable to the U.S. Department of State

Please use delivery services the offer a tracking number such as
FedEx, UPS, or USPS Express.
Mail the documents to: VisaHQ / U.S. Passport Services
2005 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 800-345-6541