Passport Fees increase December 27 2021

Starting Dec. 27, 2021 , the cost of a U.S. passport book will rise $20 for all customers, the State Department announced last Monday. The price for a new passport or passport renewal will now be $165; a passport renewal will be $130. The expedited fee will continue to be $60.

The State Department said the fee increase is “necessary to ensure we continue to produce one of the most secure travel and identity documents in the world.”


Passport Fees increase

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Let's take a deep dive into the costs of a passport.

Please note the passport fees are subject to change so check back with us.  The prices below are accurate as of Sept 27 2021 when the price increase.

The most common type of passport is a first-time or new passport or a lost/stolen passport.  You are an adult US citizen and have never had a passport before.  If this applies the fees are as below.

New US Passport Fees
Passport Type Standard (8 weeks) Expedited (4-6 weeks) Acceptance Agent Total Standard or Expedited
New Adult Passport Book $130 $190 $35 $165 or $225
New Adult Passport Card $30   $35 $65
Both Book and Card $160 $220 $35 $195 or $255




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