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Passport Renewal

Certain U.S. Passport applicants may be eligible to renew their U.S. Passport by mail using Form DS-82. Applicants who do not meet Form DS-82 criteria are required to submit Form DS-11 in person.

All U.S. Passport forms are available at UA Passports.

Please visit the U.S. Department of State website for printable application forms and additional information.

Renewing in Person

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Should you renew your Passport in person?

Yes if:

  1. You were under the age of 16 when your most recent U.S. Passport was issued
  2. The most recent U.S. Passport is lost, stolen, damaged, or mutilated
  3. The most recent U.S. Passport expired more than 5 years ago.
  4. You are using a different name than is listed on the most recent U.S. Passport and do not have proper documentation to reflect the name change.

Renewal applications for children 16 and under requires submission of the most recent U.S. Passport as well as a photocopy of the applicant's birth certificate.

Applicants who will renew in person will complete Form DS-11.

Renewing by Mail

Should you renew your Passport by mail?

Yes, if:

  1. You can submit the most recent U.S. Passport book and/or U.S. Passport Card with the application.
  2. You were at least 16 years old when the most recent U.S. passport Book and/or U.S. Passport Card was issued.
  3. The most recent U.S. Passport Book and.or U.S. Passport Card was issued less than 15 years ago.
  4. You use the same name as on the most recent U.S. Passport Book and/or Passport Card OR you have had your name changed by marriage or court order and can submit proper documentation to reflect the name change.

Applicants who will renew by mail will complete Form DS-82.