Limited Validity Passport

FlyingPassport Expedite Services can assist with your Limited Validity U.S. Passport.

You may replace a limited validity passport at anytime, however government fees will vary depending on when you apply.

How to Apply -Steps

Important Note :

  • Must not sign the application until instructed to do so in-person by the Acceptance Agent.
  • You must provide a Social Security number, if you have been issued one, in accordance with 22 U.S.C. 2714a and 22 C.F.R 51.60(f)

To obtain a new passport or a first time passport, you must provide an original or a certified copy of one of the following:

    You must submit one of the following. Your evidence must be an original or certified copy. Photocopies and notarized copies are not acceptable.

    • Fully-valid, undamaged U.S. passport (should not be expired)
    • U.S. birth certificate that meets the following requirements:
      • Issued by the city, county, or state of birth
      • Lists your full name, date of birth, and place of birth
      • Lists your parent(s)’ full names
      • Has the date filed with registrar’s office (must be within one year of birth)
      • Has the registrar’s signature
      • Has the seal of the issuing authority
    • Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Certification of Birth
    • Certificate of Naturalization
    • Certificate of Citizenship
    • U.S. military ID or military dependent ID
    • Government employee ID (city, county, state or federal)
    • Valid foreign passport
    • Matricula Consular (Mexican Consular Identification, commonly used by the parent of a U.S. citizen child applicant)

    If you cannot submit one of the above acceptable documents, or for more information, please see Citizenship Evidence or Identification Page.

    To order a certified copy of your birth certificate, visit VitalChek.

    If you have ever had a US Passport and currently do not have proof of US citizenship, please request a file search.

  • Fully-valid, undamaged U.S. passport (may be expired)
  • The current passport will be returned back to you with the new issued passport.
If you cannot present one of the IDs above, or for more information, please see Identification.
  • If your limited validity passport was issued by a US Consulate Office overseas, a letter was included with instructions for obtaining a new, full validity passport.
  • You must include this letter with your application when applying for your full validity passport.
  • If you have a copy of your flight itinerary or ticket, please include it.
  • If you do not have a travel itinerary or a ticket, it’s okay.
  • Passport photo services available at our offices.
  • Must be 2″ x 2″ on a white background without any eyewears and should not be older than 6 months.

In the event that you changed your name due to marriage or divorce, you will need to bring in a certified copy of your marriage certificate or a court decree that shows your name change.

If you are processing your passport application with us by mail, please fill out two Letters of Authorization and send it along with the documents.


If you are processing your passport application with us by mail, please fill out the service order form and send it along with the documents.