If you are renewing a 10-year passport issued less than 15 years ago and can present your expired passport, you may apply by mail directly to the Embassy. The fee is US$110.
If you cannot present a previous 10-year passport issued less than 15 years ago, you must appear in person for an interview with the Consular Officer. The fee for this service is US$145.
All applicants must provide: A completed passport application; two passport-size photos (2” x 2”); proof
of U.S. citizenship such as previous US passport, US birth certificate, US Consular Report of Birth
Abroad, or US naturalization certificate; and a social security card.
Persons are advised to bring originals AND photocopies of all documents, including a copy of the passport you are renewing. You must also provide a prepaid air way bill (FedEx, DHL, LIAT QuikPak, etc.) in order to have the new passport mailed back to you.
As of November 1, 2016, applicants may not wear eyeglasses in passport photos.
See www.travel.state.govfor complete photo requirements.
For a child under age 16, if both parents are listed on the birth certificate, both parents must appear in person with the child OR a signed, notarized Statement of Consent from the non-applying parent/guardian must be submitted.
The documents listed above and the child’s birth certificate and both parents’ passports or other identification should be carried to the appointment with the Consular Officer. Also persons are advised to bring originals AND photocopies of all documents including copies of the parents’ identification.
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All applications for children must be accompanied by age progression photos showing the child’s
development since the last passport issuance.
Additional information on U.S. citizen services and links to application forms are available on the U.S.
Department of State’s website at http://travel.state.gov.