Passport Renewals

By mail (for adults age 16 and older)

Your passport may be renewed by mail only if:

  • You are currently in The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and have a mailing address in The FSM.
  • Your most recent full validity passport was issued within the last 15 years and when you were age 16 or over
  • The passport you are submitting is not damaged

If all of these requirements are met, you may mail your application package to the U.S. Embassy Kolonia.

Please send:

  • Current or expired passport
  • Signed and completed form DS-82
  • Provide one passport photo
  • One self-addressed and prepaid USPS Priority Mail envelope to return your new passport
  • Cashier’s Check

See also: Passport Fees.

Adults (age 16 and older) application in person

  • Submit current or expired passport
  • If the most recent passport was issued within the last 15 years and when you were age 16 or over, completed form DS-82. Otherwise, completed form DS-11
  • Present one valid proof of ID
  • Provide one passport photo
  • We will inform you by phone call when your new passport arrives to arrange pick up at the Embassy. If you prefer you can also submit a self-addressed, USPS Priority Mail prepaid envelope and we will return the passport by mail.

See also: Passport Fees.

Children under 16

  • All applicants (children) must appear in person accompanied by both parents.
  • Submit current or expired passport
  • Present proof of parent-child relationship
  • Present parents’ valid IDs
  • Provide one passport photo
  • Complete form DS-11
  • We will inform you by phone call when your new passport arrives to arrange pick up at the Embassy. If you prefer you can also submit a self-addressed, USPS Priority Mail prepaid envelope and we will return the passport by mail.
  • Submit Notarized DS-3053 (PDF – 157 KB) if either parent cannot be present. Also bring a photocopy of the non-applying parent’s ID.

See also: Passport Fees.

Passports for Children

As of February 1, 2008, the two-parent consent requirement for all minors’ passport services was extended to include all children under age 16. Both parents are required to be present to provide signatures at the time of application. See: Parental Consent for Minors