U.S. Passport Execution Fee Will Increase to $35.
By Express News Desk|Updated: February 09, 2018
Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35. The $10 execution fee increase just applies to U.S. passport candidates using the DS-11 type, such as first-time applicants over 16, kids under 16, and candidates who re-apply after reporting their previous passport lost or stolen.
The $10 cost increase does not use to adults qualified to renew their passport by mail utilizing the DS-82 type. Renewal customers can mail their application and supporting documents to the Department of State and must not use at a passport approval center or pay an execution fee. To find out more about renewing your passport, visit our Renew page.
Customers using with the DS-11 kind pay 2 different charges: an application charge to the U.S. Department of State and the execution charge to the passport approval center. Passport approval centers such as post workplaces, clerks of court, or public libraries are designated to accept passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State.With more than 7,600 approval center areas, customers obtaining the very first time can discover a hassle-free place to request their passport. Some approval centers are open nights and weekends and take passport photos on-site. Find a location near you using our Acceptance Facility Search Tool.
The Department of State typically sets consular costs at a quantity determined to accomplish healing of the expenses to the United States federal government of supplying the consular service. The most recent Cost of Service Model revealed that the expenses related to passport execution were greater than the existing charge of $25.
The proposed fee change was released in the Federal Register as a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and public remarks were accepted till November 18, 2016, 60 days after the Notice’s publication. The Final Rule, executing the modification, consists of the Department’s action to pertinent remarks received.