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Instructions and Forms for New U.S. Passport Using “Renewal” Procedure

You can use this procedure for a passport renewal if you:

  1. Already have a passport that is not damaged; and
  2. Received it within the past 15 years; and
  3. Were over age 16 when it was issued; and
  4. Still have the same name as in passport (or you can legally document your name change).

1. Application form “DS-82”. The form MUST be filled and printed out online. Please CLICK HERE FOR THE FORM. Please Sign the Application in BLUE or BLACK ink. NOTE: Do Not type Mr. or Mrs. under suffix, as it will be rejected if selected. 

2. Two passport photos. They must be recent, identical, 2×2 inches.

3. Your most recent passport as described above. If your name has changed since your passport was issued:
·          Enclose a certified copy of the legal document specifying your name change (e.g. marriage certificate, divorce decree, adoption decree, or court order).
·          No photocopies accepted.

4. Letter of Authorization – please click HERE to download. Please Sign a Letter of Authorization in BLUE or BLACK ink.

5. Contact Form – Click HERE to print.

6. Travel itinerary – Copy of a plane ticket, or travel itinerary with the applicant’s name showing dates and flight information for a departure within 14 days or 30 days in case you need a visa. (MUST be provided by applicant)

7. Payments:
 $190.00 Government fee, payable with a personal check to US Department of State. Please indicate your DOB in the memo field.

Note: Separate check for each applicant.

Please send your documents via express-overnight delivery service along with a copy of a Contact Form and applicable service and shipping fees to Generations Visa Service to the following address:


2233 WISCONSIN AVE N.W. Suite 405

WASHINGTON D.C. 20007-4151

8. Service fee, payable to Generations Visa Service.
 $150.00 for 6-8 weeks processing.*
– $399.00 for 7-14 business days processing. You must contact GenVisa to reserve a slot before sending any documents to avoid delay in process.
– $499.00 for 5-7 business days processing. You must contact GenVisa to reserve a slot before sending any documents to avoid delay in process.

*Update, July 2021: Processing times do not include shipping or courier delivery time. 

Return Postage

Continental USA Only:

  • $55.00 FedEx Letter (Next Business Day – up to three passports)
  • $48.00 FedEx 2nd Business Day
  • $85.00 FedEx Letter (Saturday Delivery)

Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, U.S. Virgin Islands:
Add $55.00 to the shipping fee chosen above

For International Shipping costs please contact GenVisa


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