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.
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.
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.