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U.S. Passport Renewal By Mail or Walk-In

Eligible applicants resident in Mexico may apply to renew their U.S. passport book by mail or walk-in (see the Office Locations and Available Passport Services map on the Passport Services page for walk-in availability.). 

If you need a passport card, you must schedule an appointment or use walk-in service where available. 

Follow steps 1-6 below to renew your passport by mail.  

To use the walk-in service, follow steps 1-5 and then see our map of Office Locations and Available Services on this page. 

  1. Application

Complete the DS-82 form. 

The Form Filler selects the correct form based on the information you input. It may generate a different form from what you expect. 

You mustprovide a Social Security number if you have been issued one. 

If you do not have a Social Security number, enter all zeros in the DS-82 form and submit a signed and dated statement.  If you do not have a Social Security number, you must enter all zeros in the DS-82 form and submit a signed and dated statement.  Click here for more information. 

You must complete all pages of the form, print it single-sided, and sign and date it. 

  1. Most Recent U.S. Passport and Photocopy of Bio Page

You must submit your most recent passport and a photocopy of the biographic page with your photo.  This passport will be returned to you.  

  1. Photo

Provide one 5×5 cmphoto that meets all requirements.  

  1. Payment

Pay the passport renewal fee online and include a printed copy of your payment confirmation receipt. 

  1. Name Change Documents (if applicable)

If the name you currently use is different from the name on your most recent U.S. passport, you must providethe originalcertified copy of the legal name changedocument, plus one photocopy.  If the name you currently use is different from the name in your most recent U.S. passport, you must providethe originalcertified copy of the legal name changedocument, plus one photocopy.  Examples include: marriage certificate, divorce decree, court-ordered name change document.  Your name change document will be returned to you.  

 6. Mail Your Documents or Walk-In

Choose one of the two locations below and send your completed and signed DS-82 form (printed single-sided), passport, 5×5 cm passport photo, online payment confirmation, name change document (if applicable), and return shipping waybill as detailed in the shipping instructions below.  For walk-in service availability, click the pins on the Office Locations and Available Passport Services map on the Passport Services page. 

U.S. Consulate General Guadalajara — GDL – FedEx shipping instructions

U.S. Embassy Mexico City — MEX – DHL shipping instructions