DS-82 Application Form for U.S. Passport Renewal

The passport renewal application form DS-82 Application Form by mail is used when renewing a United States passport that is expired or near the expired date for no more than five (5) years beyond the expiration date on the passport.

This ds-82 form like the DS-11 form is a fillable passport form and will print out in the .pdf format with 2D Barcoded Encryption.

When you are filling out the form DS-82 for Application form for Passport Renewal you will need a passport photo and some other information such as Date of Birth, Name, and Address. If you are traveling within the next 14 days or require a visa you can expedite your passport renewal as quickly as 24 hours.

Download Fillable PDF DS-82 Application Form for Passport Renewal here


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Requirements for DS-82 Application Form

You must submit form DS82 If the following are true.

  • Your U.S. Passport is undamaged and can be submitted with your application.
  • Your U.S. Passport was issued when you were of age 16 or older.
  • Your U.S Passport was issued in the past 15 years
  • Your U.S. Passport was issued in your current name or you can legally document your name change.

DS82 Form Questions and Answers

How long does it take to process application form DS-82?
Regular processing time for DS-82 application form for passport renewal takes about 4 to 6 weeks. U.S Expedited processing services take about 3 weeks to complete. If you need your passport application process quicker you could schedule an appointment to your nearest regional passport agency.

Is the DS-82 Form printable?
Yes! Like all United States, passport application forms the DS-82 is a printable form.

Where could I find a passport renewal form locally?

DS-82 and any passport application form could be found at any post offices around the United States, and embassy around the world. To find a DS-82 form in your area you could look up by using out the database.

DS-82 Requirements When using a Registered Passport Expeditor

If you need to expedite your passport renewal and you are traveling in the next 14 days or 30 days and a visa is required read our instructions below.

Expedited Passport Renewal Checklist: Note if your passport does not have 6 months of validity it is recommended to renew your passport now.

DS-82 Form, Application for Passport Renewal: Complete the multi-page online application or print and fill out by hand. Do not forget to sign the application.

What is Needed to Used DS-82 Form

Two Identical Passport Photos Include two identical professionally taken passport photos. You can obtain your passport photo at a FedEx Kinko’s, Post Office, Walgreens, CVS; these are a few places amongst others.These must meet government requirements and be 2×2 inches in size on a white background. Head coverings are acceptable for religious purposes with proper documentation as well as prescription eyeglasses.

Expired Passport Book: Submit expired or soon to be an expired passport. Passports must be in good condition. The passport will not be accepted if it’s damaged. Make sure your passport was issued within the last 15 years.

Government Fee: A check or money order made payable to the “US Department of State” in the amount of $170. If you have applied for the passport card, the total amount of the check or money order will be $200.

Documents To Expedite a DS-82 Application Form

Authorization Letter: Print one copy of the authorization letter. This allows us to act as a courier on your behalf. Please only check off the first two boxes on the authorization letter.

Travel Itinerary: Print one (1) copy of your travel itinerary from an airline or travel agency. Ensure that the travel date on your itinerary matches the date on your application. If you have questions regarding this step, please call 877-910-7277.

Please fill out our secure order form to secure your spot with the State Department to expedite your Passport Renewal. After all of these steps have been followed and executed you will then mail your documents to our recommended passport expeditor.




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