First-time passport applications have two types of basic fees, the application acceptance fee and the application processing fee. Passport photos and fees for faster processing are extra.
Application Acceptance Fees – Postal Service
Pay acceptance fees in person at the Post Office. You may pay by check or money order, payable to “Postmaster,” debit card, or credit card.
- Post Office acceptance fee
- Photo fee (if needed)
Application Processing Fees – Department of State
State Department payment is sent with your application package. State Department fees are paid separately from CRYPTODOCX fees.
- State Department Fees
State Department passport fees vary.
- State Department Payment Methods
NOTE: You may not pay State Department fees with credit or debit cards. You may pay with:
- Personal, certified, cashiers, or traveler’s check, payable to “The State.”
- Money order payable to “The State.” You may purchase a money order at the Post Office with a debit card.