Passport Fees: Routine & Expedited Costs
Wondering what it will cost to get a US passport? Fees for Passport Books and Passport Cards vary according to the service required, the processing speed, and whether the traveler is an adult or a child. Our US Passport Fee Guide will break down all the fees associated with passport service, and will explain all the components of the passport fee.
Passport Government Fees
These are the passport application fees you will be required to pay to the government.
*Attention: Starting April 2, 2018 Passport Acceptance Agent fees increased from $25 to $35.
|Service||Base Fee||Acceptance Agent Fee *||Total Fee for Standard Processing Speed||Expedite Fee||Total Fee for Expedited Processing|
|New Passport Book, Adults age 16 and over||$110||$35||$145||$60||$205|
|Passport Renewal, Adults age 16 and over||$110||N/A||$110||$60||$170|
|Passport Book for Children, age 15 and under||$80||$35||$115||$60||$175|
|Replacement of Lost, Stolen, or Damaged Passport (Adults)||$110||$35||$145||$60||$205|
|Replacement of Lost, Stolen, or Damaged Passport (Children)||$80||$35||$115||$60||$175|
|Name Change, Passport Correction or Change for a passport issued less than one year ago||No Fee||N/A||No Fee||$60||$60|
|New Passport Card for Adults age 16 and over who do not hold a Passport Book||$30||$35||$65||$60||$125|
|Passport Card –Renewal of Card or Card Issued with Passport Book, Adults||$30||N/A||$30||$60||$90|
|Passport Card for Children – Issued without Passport Book||$15||$35||$50||$60||$110|
|Passport Card for Children – Issued with Passport Book||$15||N/A||$15||$60||$75|
Understanding Passport Fees
Expedited Passport Fee – $60
This additional fee is charged if you request expedited service for your passport. Standard passport processing takes 6-8 weeks. You will need to pay the expedited passport fee of $60 in addition to the routine passport fee if you need your passport to be issued more quickly. The expedited passport fee applies to passports expedited by mail, at a Regional Passport Agency, or through a registered passport expediting company. This applies to all passport services.
Passport Acceptance Agent Fee – $35
This additional fee is charged for the following services:
- New Passport (adult first-time applicants over age 16)
- Minor Passport (children under age 16)
- Replacement of Lost Passport
- Replacement of Stolen Passport
- Replacement of Damaged Passport
File Search – $150
This additional fee is paid if you do not have proof of your US citizenship and you are applying for one of the following services:
If the US State Department will send you your passport by mail, you will be charged the following fees:
|Priority Mail||No fee|
|Overnight Express Mail (recommended)||$15.45|
Passport Expediting Company Fees
If you have your passport application processed by a registered passport expeditor, you will need to pay the following fees:
- Routine Passport Fee (see above)
- Expedited Service Fee – All passport applications processed by passport expediting companies are considered expedited by the US government.
- Passport Acceptance Agent Fee, if applicable
- Passport Expediting Company Service Fee
- Shipping Fee, for return of your passport via UPS or Federal Express