Sept. 30, 2021
Eligible applicants resident in Mexico now may apply to renew their U.S. passport book by mail.
Note that renewing passport cards requires scheduling an appointment or using walk-in service where available.
” 1. Application
Complete this form: DS-82 form.
The Form Filler will select the correct form for you based on the information you input. It may generate a different form from what you expect.
You must complete all pages of the form and sign and date it.
You must print your form single-sided. We do not accept double-sided forms.
2. Most Recent U.S. Passport and Photocopy of Bio Page
You must submit your most recent passport with your application along with a photocopy of the biographic page containing your photo. Your old passport book will be returned to you.
3. Name Change Documents (if applicable)
If the name you are currently using is different from the name on your most recent U.S. passport, you must provide the original certified copy of the legal name change document, plus one photocopy. Examples include: marriage certificate, divorce decree, court-ordered name change document. Your name change document will be returned to you.
Photo requirements . Provide one photograph with the application.
Pay the passport renewal fee online and include a printed a copy of your payment confirmation receipt with your documents.
6. Mail Your Documents
Please mail to one of our locations listed below (choose the location nearest you) your completed and signed DS-82 form (single-sided only), passport, name change document (if applicable), passport photo, payment confirmation, and return shipping envelope as indicated in the corresponding shipping instructions.
U.S. Consulate Ciudad Juarez — CDJ – DHL shipping instructions
U.S. Consulate General Guadalajara — GDL FedEx Shipping Instructions
U.S. Embassy Mexico City — MEX – DHL shipping instructions
U.S. Consulate General Monterrey — MTR – Pakmail Shipping Instructions (1)
U.S. Consulate General Tijuana — TIJ – DHL shipping instructions “
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