Renew a Child’s Passport under the age of 16

When applying to renew a U.S. passport for a child under 16 you must apply in person through a pre-arranged appointment. It is essential that the child appear in person.

Note: Many countries have passport validity requirements. Before traveling we recommend you visit the Department of State website at travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/before-you-go to ensure that your passport is valid for travel to all countries you will visit.