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You are applying for Second Valid Passport

Select this process if you currently have a valid, 10-year US passport and need to apply for a second one for security or other reasons.

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Choose Passport Processing Time

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Select processing time :  

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Complete Second Valid Passport Application Form (DS-82)

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Complete, print, and sign ONLINE application form (DS-82) now by clicking on the link below

                       Complete the Form DS-82 Online     

  • Please apply for a Passport Book.
  • Please do not mail this form to the National Passport Center but to  APVI. (Address provided after Step 3 with order confirmation number)
  • After completing and printing this form, please close the window and return to the passport instructions

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Your Valid US Passport

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Your valid US passport must have at least one year of validity left.

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One Passport Photo

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The passport photo has to meet Passport Agency Regulations.

                 Where can I have my passport photos Taken?

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Second Valid Passport Request Letter

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Please write a letter addressed to the "Department of State" requesting a second valid passport. The letter must be written directly from you to the Passport Office.  Include the following details:

·         Your full name, and complete contact information (telephone number, address, email, etc.)

·         Detailed reason for needing a second valid passport. (For example: need to travel to both Arab countries and Israel; need to process multiple visas the same time; need to apply for a visa, while traveling at the same time.)

·        Proof that supports the reason for needing a second valid passport. (For example: itinerary showing upcoming travel to both Arab countries and Israel; itinerary showing need to process multiple visas at the same time or needing to process visas while traveling on another trip.)

·         Your signature


Click here for a sample letter

     If the passport is needed for business travel, please also include a substantiating business letter from your company. Note:  The company letter does NOT replace the letter that is needed from the applicant to the passport office.  

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APVI Letter of Authorization

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Print TWO DUPLICATE ORIGINALS of APVI letter of authorization (LOA). The letters have to be manually signed in blue ink.

                                     APVI (LOA)          


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Evidence of Travel (Only for Emergency and Urgent Service)

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If you are applying for Emergency or Urgent Service (1-3 days processing), you must provide TWO COPIES of ONE of the following:

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Government Fees

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If you applied ONLY for a PASSPORT BOOK, write one check or money order for exactly $170 payable to: "US Department of State."  

  • All personal checks must have a printed address.
  • Please write your Name and Date of Birth on the Memo Line. 
  • The government does not accept credit card payment for these fees. 
  • If you applied for BOTH A PASSPORT BOOK AND A PASSPORT CARD, write your check or money order for exactly $200 payable to "US Department of State."NoteThe passport card cannot be expedited. It will be sent to you via regular mail within 8 weeks from the U.S. Department of State.

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Fill In Order Form

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Fill In Order Form

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