Renew a U.S. Passport with TDS Washington DC

When Should I Renew a U.S. Passport

  • You are able to submit your most recent US passport
  • Your expired US passport was issued within the past 15 years
  • Your passport was issued when you were 16 years of age or older
    Your passport is running out of blank visa pages
    Your passport was issued over one year ago and you legally changed your name
  • Your expired passport is not heavily damaged or mutilated

Why should I choose Travel Document Systems to expedite my
U.S. Passport Renewal Application?

You don't have to, but if you need your application for a U.S. passport renewal handled quickly, professionally and securely,
our experience will make your trip a success.

*TDS is Licensed and Registered with the US Passport Agency to hand deliver passport applications for quicker priority processing.

When you need to travel sooner rather than later, Travel Document Systems can get your passport renewal application processed in a fraction of the time it would take going through the direct application process.

TDS expedites passport applications by hand carrying them to the U.S. Passport Agency, and following up on the progress daily with the US Passport Agency on your behalf. Your application will be hand carried to the Passport Agency in Washington DC. There, the Passport Agent will examine the application and if all documents are in order, assign a date the passport will be issued. U.S. Passport Renewal applications submitted by mail to passport agencies routinely take 6 to 8 weeks to be processed.

Please note that TDS is not in a position to be able to offer any guarantees of passport renewals to be issued by a specific date. Issue is determined by the U.S. Passport Agency based on the urgency of your departure.

PLEASE FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY. MISSING OR INCORRECT INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT DELAYS.

TravelDocs Service Fees

Fees charged by Travel Document Systems for our part in assisting you in obtaining your U.S. Passport.

TypePriceProcessing Time
Expedited$99.00Expedited 8-10 Business Days
Rush$159.00Rush 6-8 Business Days
Priority$210.00Priority 3-5 Business Days
Emergency$299.00Emergency 24-48 Hour Processing
OMG! I Gotta Go$349.00OMG! Same Day Processing

Once your order is complete, your Passport will be returned to you via FedEx Overnight.

FedEx Return ShippingFedEx Logo
Continental USA Only Price
Next Business Day - up to 3 passports $32.00
Next Business Day - 4 or more passports $33.00
Saturday Delivery $41.00
Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, USVI Price
Next Day Letter (No Saturday Delivery) $39.00
International Price
Call for a quote. Call.

U.S. Government Fees

These are the fees charged by the U.S. Government for issuing a passport. Fees are per person per passport.

TypePriceProcessing Time
Expedited$175.00Expedited 8-10 Business Days
Rush$175.00Rush 6-8 Business Days
Priority$175.00Priority 3-5 Business Days
Emergency$175.00Emergency 24-48 Hour Processing
OMG! I Gotta Go$175.00OMG! Same Day Processing

Note: All fees above include a $5 check writing fee.

Submit your most recently issued passport.
The passport must have been issued less than 15 years ago 
The bearer must have reached their 16th birthday before the passport issue date.

Please send 1 recent professional passport type photograph.

Passport Photo Guide - Click Here  New Requirements Nov 1st 2016 !

Non-passport photograph type are not acceptable.

Copy of itinerary or air tickets showing departure date from the U.S. or a letter from your employer stating you have immediate international travel.

A copy of your itinerary, air tickets or letter from your employer is required for Emergency 24-48 Hour or Priority processing.

It is not required for 6-8 or 8-10 day processing.

Click here to print the Authorization Letter

Letter MUST have an original signature; faxes, scans, photocopies, etc are NOT accepted by the United States Passport Agency.

Note: You MUST hand write Travel Document Systems in the space labeled Courier Company Name on the Authorization Letter above.

If your passport was issued more than one year ago and you require an amendment such as a name change, you must submit the correct documentation required for a name change by marriage or court order. All documents submitted for a name change or a data correction must bear the official seal of the issuing authority. Photocopies and notarized documents are not accepted.

Click Here for DS-82 Passport Application Form

The U.S. Passport Agency has introduced an online application form, this online style application must be used in all expediting cases no handwritten forms will be accepted by the U.S. Passport Agency. Failure to use this online application will cause delays in processing times.

TIP: This online application has replaced "Hand Written" applications, YOU ARE NOT APPLYING ONLINE you are only completing the questions by typing them onto the application the U.S. State Department web site 'Wizard' will walk you through the application.

The last page of the application is a Print summary page, please scroll to the bottom left corner of this page and CLICK CREATE FORM you will then be able to print (single sided only) and sign (in blue or black ink only) your application.

Note: The application Wizard will ask you to select fees, shipping and processing options. Select any options to complete the form, no payments will be made and options selected will have no effect on the actual service provided by Travel Document Systems. The Wizard is simply designed to assist the general public in calculating fees for traditional mail in applications.

A correctly formatted application should have a BAR CODE on the top left corner, bottom of each page and DS-82 printed on the bottom left of the application form.

To view a correctly formatted DS-82 application please click on the sample link SAMPLE

If you are applying for a regular passport book only, please mark the box on your U.S. passport renewal application next to "Passport Book". If you also want to apply for a Passport Card you should also mark the box next "Passport Card". There is an additional $30.00 U.S government fee for the Passport Card. The U.S. Passport Cards cannot be expedited at this time and take approximately 2-3 weeks to be issued, the Passport Card will be processed separately from your regular passport book (in about 2-3 weeks) then mailed to you directly by First Class mail from the U.S. Passport Agency.



The U.S. Passport Card increases speed and efficiency to meet the new travel requirements for land and sea border crossings of nearby countries.

An extra form of official government ID which will conveniently fit in your wallet.
     Use your Passport Card to travel by land or sea to Canada, Mexico, Bahamas
  and the Caribbean without your bulky Passport Book.
   The passport card is valid for 10 years.
Same Day Processing "OMG! I Gotta Go" is by appoinment only.
Please call Traveldocs to check the availability of this option, so we can schedule an appointment with the U.S. Passport Agency on your behalf. (A personal appearance at the U.S. Passport Agency or Traveldocs is not required).. Call Now. 800-874-5100.

TDS Order Form

You must complete the TDS Online Order Form.

The order form gives TDS your name, address, shipping information and payment method. Multiple applicants can be entered using one order form. You only need to complete one TDS order form per request. Please print two copies of the confirmation page. Include one copy with the documents you ship to TDS and keep one copy for your records.

While completing the online order form in this step, you will be asked how you want to pay TDS fees. You may pay our fees online with a credit card or enclose a personal or business check or money order.

We accept American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Discover

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Ship Your Documents

Please forward the completed requirements to:

Travel Document Systems, Inc.
1625 K St. NW
Suite 750
Washington, DC 20006

Local Phone Number: 202-638-3800

Urgent applications should be shipped to TDS using only the FedEx Company.

Please use FedEx Priority Overnight. Do NOT ship "First Overnight." This will delay the delivery of your package.

STEP Smart Traveler Enrollment Program

By connecting on the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program, the US State Department will be able to assist you better in the case of an emergency, such as if you lose your passport or it is stolen while you are abroad.

Enroll Today

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About Us

Travel Document Systems, Inc. (TDS) is a leading visa and passport processing agency. For over 30 years we have served travel professionals, tour operators, and cruise lines, as well as corporate and individual international travelers. TDS specializes in travel that involves visas for more than one country.