United states Passport Fees 2015The passport fees for American citizens are based on the passport type you need and the processing speed that you need your passport. The United States Passport Fees 2015-2016 guide will help you understand the fees you will pay for your U.S. passport services. Prices for U.S. Passport Fees for 2015 and 2016 can also be verified on the U.S. Department of State website.

United States Passport Fees 2015 and 2016

Routine passport service is 4-6 weeks, though it could be longer if there are any issues with your application. This is available at any local passport acceptance facility. There is no way around this step if you plan to apply for a passport. Please note that the option to Add Passport Pages in 2016 is no longer available. If you need additional passport pages added for visas, you will need to apply for a passport renewal. All passports issued in 2016 will be the 52-page book so you will have additional pages then. The United States Passport Fees 2015-2016 are listed below:

United States Passport Fees 2015-2016 for Routine Service

New Passport Book Adult (Age 16 and above):
$110 application fee + $25 acceptance agent fee = $135
New Passport Book Child (Under Age 16):
$80 application fee + $25 acceptance agent fee = $105
Passport Book Renewal:
$110 application fee
THIS IS NO LONGER AN OPTION IN 2016: Add Passport Pages (48):
$82 add pages fee
Acceptance Agency Fee: $25
New Passport Card Adult:
$30 application fee + $25 acceptance agent fee = $55
New Passport Card Minor:
$15 application fee + $25 acceptance agent fee = $40
New Adult Passport Book & Card:
$140 application fees + $25 acceptance agent fee = $165
Renew Adult Passport Book & Card:
$140 application fees
Child Passport Book & Card
$95 application fees + $25 acceptance agent fee = $120
File Search Fee: $150.00

 

Rush Expedited U.S. Passport Service 2015-2016

What is expedited passport service? Expedited service is when you pay an additional fee to get your passport processed faster than the 4-6 weeks. Expedited service is often available at your local passport acceptance agent. This will take 3 weeks. The additional fee is $60 for the expedited service. These are the same fees you would pay if you are able to get an appointment at a local Regional Passport Agency. Review the table below:

U.S. Passport Fees for Expedited Service 2015-2016

New Passport Book Adult (Age 16 and above):
$110 application fee + $60 expedited fee + $25 acceptance agent fee = $195
New Passport Book Child (Under Age 16):
$80 application fee + $60 expedited fee + $25 acceptance agent fee = $165
Passport Book Renewal:
$110 application fee + $60 expedited fee = $170
THIS IS NO LONGER AN OPTION IN 2016: Add Passport Pages (48):
$82 add pages fee + $60 expedited fee = $142
Acceptance Agency Fee: $25.00
New Passport Card Adult:
$30 application fee + $60 expedited fee + $25 acceptance agent fee = $115
New Passport Card Minor:
$15 application fee + $60 expedited fee + $25 acceptance agent fee = $100
New Adult Passport Book & Card:
$140 application fees + $60 expedited fee + $25 acceptance agent fee = $225
Renew Adult Passport Book & Card:
$140 application fees + $60 = $200
Child Passport Book & Card
$95 application fees + $60 expedited fee + $25 acceptance agent fee = $180
File Search Fee: $150.00

united states passport fees 2015

Private expediting services are also available to get the passport for you. Their processing times for a U.S. passport are as fast as 24 hours. This may be the best option, but it does come at an additional cost. You will pay the expedited government fees plus the Expeditor/ Courier fees to process your passport quickly and securely. This fee is paid online directly to the expeditor service.

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