15 Useful Information on US Renewing Passport

By support@click2visas.com
3 years

Are you planning on a vacation? Get ready to visit the international tour and enjoy the most beautiful holiday.

Do you want to explore the history of countries? You must be an adventure seeker! Are you in love with beaches; you will enjoy the amazing beaches. Every year the number of tourists increases. Tourism is at its peak. Plan your travel now and enjoy every moment of it.

There is one thing you need to do before planning a trip. That is to, Check the Validity of Passport!

Hand for tourist holding passport to authorities

Will your Passport expire soon? Are you looking for a renewal passport procedure? Before applying for a passport renewal, many questions will pop up in your mind.

You need not worry, a small surprise for you! Click2Visas provides a passport renewal service. We are happy to provide you with all the information that pops up in your mind. Our Customer care support service is available “every day, every minute” in a week. So anytime you can contact for our service via phone, chat, and E-mail.

Passport Renewal FAQ is given below:

Guys, you have a lot of questions about renewing Passport. Here are the best answers you need:

What form do I need to apply for and renew my Passport?

If one of the following is true, you should apply in person using the (DS – 11 forms):

  • You are applying for your new US passport.
  • You are under sixteen years old.
  • In case your old passport was issued when you were below sixteen years old.
  • Your previous passport was lost, stolen, or damaged.
  • Your previous Passport was issued 15 years ago.

If you say “No” above the conditions apply to you, you may be eligible for an upgrade using the (DS – 82 forms). The renewal conditions are below:

  • You must have your current Passport.
  • The Passport should not damage.
  • If you are sixteen or younger, you do not qualify.
  • If your Passport expires, the date of issue of the Passport must be within the last fifteen years.
  • Your current name should be on your current Passport.
  • Your current Passport must be at or after the age of sixteen.

What documents do I need to renew my US passport?

The documents are:

  • DS – 82 form.
  • Undamaged Current Passport.
  • Name change documents like marriage certificate, Court order regarding the name change, divorce certificate.
  • Provide a photo.
  • Passport Fee.

How much does it cost to renew and apply for a passport?

Description Application Fee Execution Fee (Acceptance Fee)
Apply for a Passport in person 110 USD 35 USD
All Minor Applicants 80 USD 35 USD
Renewing Passport by Mail 110 USD No
Optional Fee    
Expedite Fee (Additionally service fee) 60 USD No

What is the fastest way to Expired Passport Renewal?

The US government offers the Expedited service for an additional fee of USD 60. You can get your new Passport in 12 weeks.

In how many years does a US passport expire?

The validity of the Passport is usually determined by the age of the applicant. In the United States, a passport for adults 16 and older is valid for ten years. Children 15 years of age and older receive passports valid for five years. There are two primary exceptions to this rule: the second Passport is valid for four years, and the emergency passport is valid for one year.

My Passport has expired, is there a grace period to renew it?

Yes, you have 5 years from the expiration date to renew your Passport until it is a 10-year passport (no temporary or child passports).

Where is the expiration date on the Passport?

The date of expiration is located on the data page where your full name and photo are located. Look for information from the second to the last next to your image. The title should be “Expiring Date / Date Expressions / Fecha de Caducidad.” Under that phrase should be a date format of day-month-year. That is the expiration date of your Passport.

Can I renew my child’s Passport?

Child passport [child under 16 when issuing Passport] is valid for five years only. They cannot be renewed like an adult passport. You must apply for a child passport newly until you are 16 years old.

Can I renew my Passport if it is still valid?

Yes. You do not have to expire to renew your Passport. If you want to renew both a passport book and a passport card, you will need to submit both documents. For example, you can submit a passport book, but if you have lost your Passport, you will not be able to renew your Passport. If you want to renew a valid book or card, you must submit the specific document you wish to renew.

Note: To expedite your child Passport with our service, select the “Child Passport” service for all minors less than 18 years of age. 16 and 17 have special needs.

When do I need to renew my Passport?

Approximately nine months before the expiration date, the US. The State Department recommends that citizens renew their passports because, in many countries, your Passport is valid for at least six months in addition to the standard processing time of 12 weeks. With six months left in your Passport, if you are traveling fast, we can help expedite the process.

If my Passport damaged, can I still renew it?

Unfortunately, can’t renew a damaged passport. You must select the Passport Service, which requires a report explaining how the Passport was tampered with or damaged. If your Passport has extensive water damage, torn or ripped pages, unauthorized holes, detached pages, missing or losing cover, or any other suspicious markings, it will be considered damaged. If you aren’t sure, it is better to apply for a new passport.

Can I use my old passport photograph from my expired Passport?

No, new passport photographs must be taken each time a passport is issued. Photos should not be longer than six months, and the State Department is very strict on this policy. We recommend taking your photo professionally at CVS, Walgreens, or other professional photography services.

After renewing my Passport will I get the old one back?

Yes, your old, revoked Passport will be returned to you if it is not considered damaged by the US State Department. It can be sent separately from your new Passport. Your US It is better to keep it in a safe place as it is considered proof of citizenship.

What if there is a name change?

You will need to change the name on your Passport, and if your Passport is less than a year old, use Form DS – 5504. If your Passport is more than 1 year old and you wish to change your name, you must apply for a renewing passport. You will submit the original court order indicating the name change document or original marriage certificate document along with your current Passport and other supporting documents.

Why does a traveler need a second passport?

Second passports are often requested by travelers. If you can’t wait for the visa to be issued, you can apply for a second passport to travel to your next destination when you get the visa at the same time. Another reason to apply for a second passport is for travelers who have Israeli stamps on their current Passport but must travel to countries where any proof of travel to Israel will prevent you from entering. At the time of approval, second passports are usually issued for only four years.

How Does the Passport Renewal Service with Click2Visas work?

If you don’t understand the questions above, don’t worry. Click2Visas will provide you an easy and time-saving solution for your passport renewal process. Click2Visas process is much secured; we use high technology to protect the data. Follow the below steps and renew your Passport on time and enjoy your nice trip.

Sign in Click2Visas, and enter the details, and upload the required documents and submit the Request.

Within 2 to 4 days, you will receive a kit from Click2Visas. The Kit from Click2Visas holds:

  • Your passport renewal application form with your photo stapled on it.
  • An envelope addressed to expedited passports via passport facility.

Sign the passport renewal form and make the check or money order ready. Put the form, money orders/checks, and your expired passport in the envelope. Mail it. 

Send the form to the Passport facility via USPS priority mail express. Do not worry about the payment and address. Checks/money order covers your expedited fee. And the envelope is already addressed to the Passport facility. Just post it and wait for the renewed passport. After verifying your application and documents, your passport will be renewed in 12 weeks.

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