INTERNATIONAL VISA SERVICE


U.S. PASSPORT RENEWAL FOR TEENS 16-18 YEARS OLD

*Please note that Int'l Visa Service will not be able to get involved after your original documents are mailed to the National Passport Processing Center or contact the Passport Processing Center on your behalf. If additional documents or information is requested by the government and you need assistance in understanding the communications, putting together additional paperwork and submitting, additional fees will apply.

COVID-19 UPDATE:AS OF 09/28/2020 US STATE DEPARTMENT RESUMED EXPEDITED PROCESSING FOR PASSPORT APPLICATIONS. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SENT DIRECTLY TO THE GOVERNMENT FOR PROCESSING. IT WILL TAKE 4-6 WEEKS TO COMPLETE.

WE CAN HELP YOU PREPARE ALL PAPERWORK TO HELP MINIMIZE A CHANCE OF MISTAKES AND REQUESTS FOR ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS/INFORMATION. FOLLOW THE STEPS BELOW TO START PROCESSING YOUR PASSPORT NOW USING EXPEDITED PROCESS. YOU WILL BE MAILING YOUR PAPERWORK DIRECTLY TO THE GOVERNMENT FROM THE POST OFFICE. INT'L VISA SERVICE IS ONLY ABLE TO ASSIST WITH DOCUMENT PREPARATION. PLEASE NOTE: EXPEDITED PROCESSING WILL STILL TAKE 4-6 WEEKS.

If your teen had a passport before as a child and and they now turned 16 years of age or older, they will be receiving a new passport as an adult. New passport will be valid for 10 years.

Use this procedure if:

  • You are 16-18 years of age
  • You had a previous US Passport before as a child and it was valid for 5 years
  • You are in possession the expired/expiring original passport (if you do not have original passport, follow Lost Passport- Teens procedure)


STEP 1. Gather the following documents:


  • Copy of US birth certificate

  • Copy of original expired or expiring US Passport valid for 5 years

  • One passport size photo 2"X 2"  (must be taken within last 2-3 months), cannot wear glasses

  • One Application DS-11 (click here to download)

  • Copy of applicant's student ID or driver's license (if available)

  • Copy of parent's driver's license (front& back) who will go to the post office with the teen (for applicants who are 16 or 17yr old)

  • IVS Order Form (click here to download)



STEP 2. E-mail copies of the documents to cs@ivsdc.com
Our passport specialists will review copies of your paperwork and will prepare final application packet for you.


STEP 3: Receive final application packet from us by e-mail with instructions on where to go, how much to pay and how to track your application.




Fees:


IVS Service Fees            
1-2 day process
Document review & preparation only
$50.00
Document review, preparation, tracking & status update assistance
$100.00