Renewal Instructions (16 & older)

Renewing your passport by normal processing will take time. Here at National Passport Service will expedite the process so that you have it on time for your trip. However, to prevent any delay in the process, gather all the necessary forms and supporting documents. Follow the guide on each form when completing it. DO NOT SIGN any forms until you get in front of an acceptance agent. So, NPS has put together an instructional guide on how to renew your passport.

Step 1: Complete DS-82 application – CLICK HERE

  • The application must be typewritten
  • print pages 5 & 6
  • Note: Your application will start off as a DS-11 application and as you continue to enter the information it will auto-generate into a DS-82 application

How to print DS-82 application:

Once at the payment and fees page, please select if you wish to have a passport book, passport card or both. Then select expedited at the agency, and standard delivery HIT NEXT, Once you see the CREATE FORM BUTTON you will click the terms and agreements and select CREATE FORM, your DS-82 application will download on your computer screen in PDF FORM.

Step 2: Compile ALL documents

  • Letter of Authorization – ATTACHED

 PPV LOA.pdf

You will need one copy of this document. BLACK INK ONLY

  • Current Passport – cannot be past the five-year expiration date
  • Proof of Travel (if required)– You must provide a copy of proof of travel, travel itinerary stating that you are leaving the country in 14 days or sooner
  • Passport Photos – 2×2 photos done at CVS/Walgreens/acceptance agent

If doing a name change, please supply the ORIGINAL OR CERTIFIED COPY name change document!

Step 3: Government fees

  • Please note that the Government fees are an additional charge when expediting. You must supply a personal check/ money order made out to The US Department of State for $170.00 ( passport book fee)
  • In the memo line, please put applicants date of birth along with the applicant’s full name

Step 4: Mail all documents

  • Compile all documents listed above and put into FedEx/UPS envelope. Mail to address listed below :                                        


Passport Plus Visas

20 E. 49th St, 3rd Fl

New York, NY 10017