The expired passport must be submitted with the application in order for a renewal by mail to be valid. The photograph should be a full-face view with a neutral facial expression and both eyes open.
If you don’t have an up-to-date passport, TSA Pre Check or Global Entry, now is the time to sign up—unless you love hanging out in lines of all kinds.
Some changes on the horizon are likely to make flying more frustrating, but having the right tools could help prevent delays and headaches.
Since incomplete applications will not be accepted at the counter, we strongly recommend that you fully complete your application and prepare your supporting documentation prior to visiting our office.
Incomplete applications submitted via mail or drop-in box will be mailed back to you within 7 working days.
If you are applying for your first adult passport and have questions, visit GOV. Use the Check and Send service at selected Post Office branches to reduce the chances of your passport application being rejected.