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Do I need a new passport if I change my address?

Do I need a new passport if I change my address?

Do I need to update my passport? No, you don’t need to update your current passport with your new address. However, if you have a passport application that is currently in process, and you’d like to change your mailing address, please call 1-877-487-2778 or 1-888-874-7793 (TDD/TTY).

Can I renew passport and change address at same time?

If you have changed your residential address or are relocating, you are required to update this information in your passport. To change your address on your passport, you need to apply for a re-issue of your passport. Through this process, you will receive a new passport with a new number and your updated address.

Do I need to change my passport photo when renewing?

However, you have to get a new passport photo every time you renew your travel documents. This is confirmed on the website: “You must get a new photo when you get a new passport.” This is true even if “your appearance hasn’t changed”, says the guidance.

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How do you change your address on your passport if you renew it?

How to change address in your passport online

  1. Visit the Passport Seva portal and click on the New User Registration link.
  2. Enter your details accurately and select the passport office you can visit.
  3. Type the CAPTCHA characters and then click on the Register button.

Will my old passport be returned to me when I renew?

Yes, in most cases, we will return the old, canceled passport to you. The old passport may be sent separately from your new passport. We recommend keeping your old passport in a safe place as it is considered proof of your U.S. citizenship.

How do I renew my passport with a new picture?

You cannot change just the photo in your passport. The only way to change it is to apply for a renewal. You can do this at any time but will lose the remaining validity in your current passport. Passports issued to adults are valid for 10 years.