How to renew passport (USA)
It's time for a new passport! Whether your current passport is about to expire, or you need to get a passport for the first time, the process is relatively simple. Here are the steps you need to take to renew your passport: 1. Gather the required documents. In order to renew your passport, you'll need to submit a passport application, as well as proof of U.S. citizenship and a recent passport photo. 2. Fill out the application. You can do this online or print out a paper application. Be sure to double check that you've filled out all the required information correctly. 3. Submit your application. Once you have all the required documents, you can submit your application in person at a passport acceptance facility, or by mail. 4. Pay the application fee. The fee for renewing a passport is $110 for adults and $80 for children under 16. 5. Wait for your new passport. It typically takes 4-6 weeks to process a passport application, so be patient! You'll receive your new passport in the mail once it's ready.