Renewing Passports

Renewals are 10-year passports that are 5 years to the day or less expired and mailed to the State Department on your own. 

How to Apply

  1. Application
  2. Proof of US Citizenship 
  3. Passport Photo
  4. Fees
  5. Mail Your Renewal Application

Processing times 

Routine: 10 to 13 weeks*

Expedited: 7 to 9 weeks* Costs an extra $60

*Processing times begin the day Department of State receives your application at a passport agency or center, not the day you mail your application or apply. 


  • Form DS-82

2. Proof of US citizenship

US Passports

Passport should not be damaged

  • Valid Passport book or Card
  • Expired Passport book or card (must be less than 5 years expired) 

3. Passport Photos

Passport photos can be purchased at our offices for $10.00

Photo Basics

  • Submit a color photo, taken in last 6 months
  • Use a clear image of your face. Do not use filters commonly used on social media.
  • Have someone else take your photo. No selfies.
  • Take off your eyeglasses for your photo.
  • Use a plain white or off-white background


State Department Payment Methods

Note: You may not pay State Department fees with credit or debit cards. You may pay with:

  • Personal, certified, cashier' check, payable to "U.S. Department of State."
  • Money order payable to "U.S. Department of State." 


16 and older 

Application Processing Fees – Department of State

State Department payment is sent with your application package. State Department fees are paid separately from City of Boulder City fees.

  • Passport Book- $130.00 (Valid for all international travel by air, land, and sea)
  • Passport Card-$30.00 (Valid only for return to the U.S. by land or sea from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean)
  • Passport Book & Card- $160.00

Expedited Passport Book and Cards

  • $60.00- 7 to 9 weeks. Processing times begin the day we receive your application at a passport agency or center, not the day you mail your application or apply.
  • $19.53- 1-2 Day Delivery from the State Department (optional for books only)

5. Mail Your Renewal Application

Department of State recommends using a USPS delivery tracking service to mail your renewal application.

Choose one of the following services:

  • USPS Priority Mail® Service with Delivery Confirmation
  • USPS Priority Mail® Service with Signature Confirmation
  • USPS Priority Mail Express® Service (for overnight delivery requests)