INTERNATIONAL VISA SERVICE


U.S. PASSPORT CARD RENEWAL FOR ADULTS

*Please include our service fee and return delivery payment or a completed air bill. Incomplete payment, incomplete applications or documents and wrong application form will cause a delay in processing the above visa application.

** The service fees are non-refundable, once we receive your documents and start processing them. Due to the high volume of applications being submitted, the processing times may be delayed by the Passport Agency. While such situations are beyond our control, we will do everything possible to accommodate your trip and will call you immediately to let you know about the status of your application
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Use this procedure if:

  • You already have a passport card and it's expiring or expired in the last 5 years

  • Your current passport card is undamaged

  • Your current passport card was issued to you after your were 16 years of age

  • Your name has not changed or  you can document your name change with a certified copy of name change document

  • If you are applying for passport book & card renewal at the same time, please use different procedure for adults


Please note Int'l Visa Service is NOT a government agency. We are a private company that is authorized to process US Passport books and cards by the US Passport Agency. A service fee will be associated with each order in addition to the government and shipping fees. 


STEP 1.  Gather the following documents and e-mail copies for review to cs@ivsdc.com:


  • Original passport card
  • Original US Passport Book (if you have it. If you never had a passport book issued, this does not apply to you)
  • Two passport size photos 2"X 2"  (must be taken within last 2-3 months, cannot wear glasses)
  • Application DS-82 (click here to download) ​Make sure to mark it for passport card only.
  • Letter of Authorization (click here to download) once you sign it, we have to submit it to the passport agency within 5 business days​
  • IVS Order Form (click here to download)



​STEP 2. Calculate fees:


Passport Agency Fees
15 day process
10 day process
7 day process
4 day process
Next Day process***
Sameday process***
Price per Passport Card
$110.00
$110.00
$110.00
$110.00
$110.00
$110.00





IVS Service Fees
15 day process
10 day process
7 day process
4 day process
Next Day process***
Sameday Process***
Price per passport card
$150.00
$200.00
$250.00
$300.00
$350.00
$450.00





Shipping Fees
FedEx Overnight
FedEx 2 Day

$40.00
$30.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Questions About Fees?




STEP 3. Send original documents to the TEMPORARY ADDRESS below and e-mail tracking number for your package to cs@ivsdc.com:

International Visa Service                                            
44337 Lord Fairfax Place                                    
Ashburn VA 20147                                                            
Tel: 703-726-0300  
   

Please note your credit card will not be charged when we receive your original paperwork. Once we have a re-opening date from the passport agency, we'll get in touch to confirm the processing speed and to get approval for the total to be charged on your card and then will begin processing. Processing speed & pricing are subject to change if the passport agency will announce any adjustments.         

                                                            




COVID-19 UPDATE:PASSPORT AGENCY IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING LIFE & DEATH EMERGENCY CASES ONLY. NO NEW APPLICATIONS ARE ALLOWED TO BE SUBMITTED. IVS IS REGISTERED WITH 4 DIFFERENT PASSPORT AGENCIES IN THE US. HERE'S THE LATEST STATUS:
NEW YORK CITY: PHASE 2         BUFFALO, NY- PHASE 2              CHICAGO, IL- PHASE 1               WASHINGTON DC- PHASE 2

ONCE WE ENTER INTO PHASE 3 IN ANY OF THE LOCATIONS LISTED ABOVE, OUR OFFICE WILL RE-OPEN.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON PHASES AND FAQs, PLEASE CLICK HERE

IVS is currently accepting applications for PassportCard Renewals by mail. Processing will begin when we enter into Phase 3. Please follow ALL Steps and directions below:

The passport card is a wallet-size travel document that can only be used to re-enter the United States at land border-crossings or ports-of-entry by sea from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda.The card provides a smaller, more convenient, and less expensive alternative to the passport book for those who travel frequently to these destinations by land or sea.

The card has the same validity period as a passport book: 10 years for an adult, 5 years for children age 16 and younger.
The passport card cannot be used for international travel by air. 











                   Sample image of the front of the Passport Card                                                      Sample image of the back of the Passport Card

***Next Day & Sameday process requires an appointment with our office. Please call 703-726-0300.