Fees for renewing or getting a new passport depend on several factors such as if you are just getting a passport card or if you opt for expedited service. The passport application fee and the execution fee are non-refundable. They are collected and retained by law even if a passport is not issued.
The U.S. Department of State's Children's Passport Issuance Alert Program (CPIAP) notifies the parent or guardian of participating children whenever an application for a U.S. Passport is submitted in their name and verify whether the parent(s) approve this passport being issued. You must be the legal parent or guardian of each child under the age of 18 to enroll in the program.
This program does not limit the issuance of a passport, nor does it track or restrict its use.
If you are behind on your child support payments, you must reach agreements with the appropriate child support agency in each state where you owe more than $2,500 in child support. Your passport application or renewal will be processed once you pay the debt or make an arrangement to do so. Then the denial request is withdrawn by the state.
Note: This process takes approximately two to three weeks and the Department of State only holds denied applications for 90 days. After 90 days, a new passport application and fee payment will be required. Contact the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Child Support Enforcement if you have any questions.
If you are traveling within two weeks, you will need to make an appointment to replace your passport in person at a regional passport facility or center. You will need to bring proof of travel and forms DS-11 and DS-64.
Note: Once you have reported your passport lost or stolen, it is invalidated by the State Department. It cannot be used if it is found.
The U.S. Department of State cannot tell American citizens whether they may travel to certain countries, but can restrict the use of a U.S. Passport for travel there. In certain countries, you must get permission to enter or engage in certain activities. Contact the National Passport Information Center (or a U.S. Embassy or Consulate if abroad) to find out which agency grants this permission.