Second Valid Passport

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To obtain a Second Valid US Passport quickly, applicant must meet the following qualifications:

  • Applicant has US passport in his or her possession.
  • Applicant's passport was issued within the past 15 years.
  • Applicant was 16 years or older when passport was issued.
  • Applicant's passport is not damaged.

If applicant does not meet the above criteria  Please apply for a New US Passport.

Second Valid US Passport Process Overview

Applicant must gather documents listed below including original name change documents to send to us for processing.

Step 1 - ONLINE APPLICATION.

Must complete the DS-82 Application (online Application). Must be completed online, it cannot be handwritten.

Completed Online Application DS-82

Step 2 - PASSPORT PHOTOS

PASSPORT PHOTO SERVICES AVAILABLE IN OUR OFFICE LOCATION

Must be 2x2in on a white background (Recent Photo within one month) You will be required to submit two (2) identical passport photographs. Photographs must be taken by a passport photographer. Home made photos are not acceptable and most often cause a delay in passport issuance.

Step 3 - CURRENT US PASSPORT

You must submit your current passport which is not damage passport. We will return your current 10 year Passport along with your new Second Valid Passport, which will be valid for 2 years. The new 2 year Passport will have a different Passport number.

If you do not have your Passport, you will need to apply for  Replacing a Lost or Stolen Passport

Step 4 - PROOF OF IDENTIFICATION

  • Valid Drivers License
  • Valid State or Government Identification
  • Valid Military Identification

Step 5 - TWO AUTHORIZATION LETTERS

Letter of Authorization will be issued when you come in person. If you are not coming in our office and doing it by mail. Please Call on (415) 673-5000 for Authorization Letter.

NOTE

PLEASE SUBMIT 2 COPIES. Each copy MUST contain your original signature. Fax or photo copies of your signature are NOT acceptable - both letters must contain original signatures.

Step 6 - FLIGHT ITINERARY

Submit a copy of your computer-generated itinerary or your ticket from an airline, travel agency, or online booking agency showing your departure from the U.S. FAX or photocopies are acceptable.

If you do not have a Travel Itinerary or ticket Please call: (415) 673-5000

Step 7 - GOVERNMENT FEES

Government fees must be paid by cashiers check or money order, the fees must be made payable to the, "US Department of State". A check or money order made payable to "U.S. Department of State" for $170

Step 8 - BUSINESS LETTER

Must be an original with a wet signature from the company here in the US explaining why a second passport is needed.

Step 9 - SERVICE ORDER FORM

 You must include one completed order form with your documents.

 

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