AMERICAN VISA SERVICE

U.S. PASSPORT RENEWAL FOR TEENS

FEES

Our passport specialists will e-mail your final application packet with instructions on where to go, how much to pay and how to track your application.

STEP 2: E-MAIL DOCUMENTS FOR REVIEW- DO NOT SKIP THIS STEP!

STEP 3: RECEIVE FINAL APPLICATION PACKET

E-MAIL COPIES OF ALL DOCUMENTS LISTED IN STEP 1 TO INFO@AVSCHICAGO.COM

Our passport specialists will review copies of your paperwork and will prepare final application packet for you.

STEP 1: GATHER THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS

Once your child will turn 16 years of age, they will be applying for a new passport as an adult and will be signing their own application forms. This procedure is similar to new passport procedure for adults with couple of minor changes. All details are listed below.

Use this procedure if:

  • You are 16-18 years of age
  • You had a passport that was issued for 5 years and submit it with your paperwork

*Please note that American 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.

AVS Service Fees
1-2 DAY PROCESS

Document review & preparation only

$50.00

Document review, preparation, tracking & status update assistance

$100.00

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. AMERICAN VISA SERVICE IS ONLY ABLE TO ASSIST WITH DOCUMENT PREPARATION. PLEASE NOTE: EXPEDITED PROCESSING WILL STILL TAKE 4-6 WEEKS.

  • Copy of US birth certificate with both parents' names
  • Two passport size photos 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 driver's license or student ID (front & back)
  • Copy of parent's ID (front & back) who will go to the post office with the teen (for applicants who are 16 or 17 old)
  • AVS Order Form (click here to download)