Best way to get a passport
As of April 2nd, 2018 Passport Fees have changed. Please note that the acceptance agent fee has increased to $35.
There are many ways to get a passport. So how do you know which way is the best way for you? We will explain all the different ways to get a passport here.
The Best Way to Get a Passport
The best way to get a passport will differ from person to person. If you are looking for the cheapest way to get a passport, the process is different than if you want to get your passport fast. Price and processing times go hand in hand for passport applications. Applying for a U.S. Passport is a big step in any citizen and traveler’s life. It can also be a complicated procedure. Because it is a federal government process, it is critical that the steps to apply for a passport are followed closely and taken seriously. Any errors on your application can delay your application.
The Cheapest Way to Get a Passport
Routine processing is the most economical way to apply for a U.S. passport. Processing times are between 4-6 weeks. The entire process can be completed at your local acceptance agent, which is usually the post office. Adult passports start at $110 for the government fee, plus $35 to the acceptance agent. Minor passports are $80 for the government fee plus the $35 to the acceptance agent. Please review our Passport Fees Explained blog post.
The Fastest Way to Get a Passport
Expedited passport processing is the best option if you need to get your passport fast. You will need to have Proof of Travel Plans in order to expedite your passport. Passports can be received in two weeks or less through our service, even as fast as 24 hours. We can different processing times based on different prices. We can expedite your passport however fast you need it. If you have questions about whether you qualify for an expedited passport, please give us a call and we can help you determine which option is best for you.