Passport fees

Wondering how much your passport will cost? It’s not as complicated as it may seem. Check out our handy guide to passport fees below. We’ve broken it down into two simple sections: Routine and Expedited.

Routine Passport Fees

These fees apply when you’re applying for a passport via the U.S. mail. Typical processing time is approximately six weeks.

Passport Service TypePassport FeeExecution FeeTotal Government Fee
New Passport Age 16 and Older$110.00$25.00$195.00
New Passport Age 15 and Younger$80.00$25.00$165.00
Passport Renewal$110.00$170.00

Expedited Passport Fees

These fees apply when you’re expediting your passport via the U.S. mail or at a Regional Passport Agency. They include the $60 expediting fee. The approximate processing time is three weeks. If you need a passport sooner, learn more about how to expedite your passport.

Passport Service TypePassport FeeExpedite Passport FeeExecution FeeTotal Government Fee
New Passport Age 16 and Older$110.00$60.00$25.00$195.00
New Passport Age 15 and Younger$80.00$60.00$25.00$165.00
Passport Renewal$110.00$60.00$170.00

Other Fees & Considerations

  • The $25.00 Execution Fee is paid to the federal agent who witnesses the signature on your application to cover the costs of executing the passport application, such as administering the oath, verifying the applicant’s identity, and transmitting the applications. It’s not required for renewals.
  • You can pay an additional $20.66 for overnight delivery via USPS Express Mail. This may shave a day or two off of your wait time.
  • The $60 expediting fee is charged by the government and is paid if you expedite your passport via the mail, in a Regional Passport Agency, or through a Registered Passport Expediter.
  • You can add a passport card for $30 more ($15 if under the age of 16). The card can be used to enter the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda at land border crossings or sea ports-of-entry. The passport card cannot be used for international travel by air.
  • There is a $150 file search fee if you’re unable to provide proof of citizenship.
  • There is a Fee Calculator on the U.S. Department of State website. They also list a lot of additional information.

Ready to Get Your Passport?

If you're in a hurry and need your passport quickly, we've got you covered. Find out more about expediting your passport and choose from our curated list of Registered Passport Expediters.

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