Find out if you can renew a passport

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If you already have an adult passport, you may be able to renew it. Renewing a passport is simpler than applying for a new one.

Answer a few questions or read the eligibility requirements to find out if you can renew the passport issued in your name.

Were you 16 years of age or older when you last applied for a passport? (required)

Only previous passports issued with an adult application form are eligible for renewals.

Was the previous passport valid for either 5 or 10 years? (required)
Has the passport been expired for more than 1 year? (required)

Note: We must receive your application before the passport has been expired for more than 1 year.

Are you changing your name, date of birth, place of birth or sex on the new passport? (required)
Is the passport damaged or has it ever been lost or stolen? (required)
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