Passport Renewal


INCLUDE ALL ITEMS BELOW FOR YOUR PASSPORT RENEWAL:

 

To qualify for a passport renewal, you must be able to answer YES to all of the following conditions:

  • I am a U.S. citizen
  • I can provide my most recent passport
  • I was at least 16 years old when my most recent passport was issued
  • I was issued my most recent passport LESS than 15 years ago
  • I use the same name as the name reflected on my most recent passport OR I have had my name changed and can submit a marriage certificate or court decree to verify this change

 

PASSPORT:

 

You must provide your most recent, undamaged passport. If you have previously held a passport card, then you must also need to provide this document as

well. Your passport cannot be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way.

Photographs:

 

Submit two professional color passport photo. Snapshot, photocopy or computer generated picture will not be accepted. Photo requirements:

  • Photo size should measure 2″ x 2″. Leave the photo loose.
  • Photo should be taken within six months to reflect your current appearance.
  • Photo must include clear frontal view of full face, both ears, neck and upper shoulders.
  • Photo should be printed in color on either matte or glossy photo paper and has not been altered in any way.
  • Photo must be clear. Blurry, underexposed, overexposed and low quality photos are not accepted.
  • Background of photo must be white, with no shadows over the face or the background.
  • Facial expression must be neutral with eyes open and all the facial features should be clearly visible.
  • Do not smile in photo.
  • Do not wear eyeglasses in photo.
  • Proper attire, Hats or head covering are only allowed if worn for religious reasons and if they do not obscure any facial features.

 

Please see below photo measurements:

 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM:

You must provide one completed DS-82 Passport application form, which can be found on the U.S. Department of State website at:

https://pptform.state.gov/. This form must be completed on-line. No handwritten forms will be accepted. You must complete the following steps to successfully fill out your DS-82 online application form:

  • Select “Submit” from the “Apply Online” menu of the main navigation bar
  • Answer all questions completely
  • For passport services required in three weeks or less select “Expedited Service”
  • Select the option labeled “Passport Book – Standard Delivery (FREE)” when asked about payment.
  • *This field must be checked in order for your application form to be considered complete. You will not submit this fee since we will do so on your behalf
  • Print and Sign your completed application
  • Verify that your completed application displays a bar code in the upper left-hand corner and at the bottom of each page

PROOF OF DEPARTURE:

 

You must provide evidence that international travel will be taken within two weeks. Proof of your departure must be provided as one of the following:

  • A computer-generated flight itinerary
  • A letter on business letterhead paper, addressed to the US Department of State, detailing your upcoming international travel dates and signed by your employer

PASSPORT AUTHORIZATION LETTER:

 

You must complete the Passport Authorization Letter contained in this passport application kit. Supply one original and one additional copy. Your completed letter must include:

  • Answers for all required fields
  • The name of the company displayed in this letter’s upper-right corner logo, written in the field “Courier Company Name”
  • Your signature in blue or black ink
  • The US Passport Authorization Letter requires you to check Option 1 and check one of the remaining options. Do not check all 3 boxes.

 

Orbit Visas Order Form:

 

Click here to provide Orbit Visas order form.

 

 

Government Fees:

Government fees are the cost of your passport application.

$30.00       for U.S. Passport Card

$170.00     for U.S. Passport Book

$200.00     for both, Book and Passport Card

 

Processing Time and Orbit Visas service fee:

5 Days processing time / $100.00

7-10 Days Processing time /    $75.00

 

Please send the required documents via a traceable service such as FedEx or UPS to:

 

Orbit Visas

Attn: Visa and passport processing

5959 Westheimer Road, Suite 216

Houston, Texas 77057