You can submit your most recent passport book and/or U.S. passport card;
You were at least 16 years old when your most recent passport book and/or passport card was issued;
You hold a 10-year passport which was issued within the past 15 years;
Your U.S. Passport has not been limited from the normal 10-year validity period due to passport damage/mutilation or multiple passport thefts/losses; and
You are not requesting a change in the passport data, other than a name change due to marriage or divorce or court order for which you can submit official documentation (marriage certificate, divorce decree, or court order) to support the name change. For a name change in Sweden, please submit a Personbevis (Form 120) from Skatteverket in Swedish in your name with a komplettering for the date and type of name change.
You must Apply in Person if:
You are applying for your first U.S. passport;
You are under age 16;
Your previous U.S. passport was issued when you were under age 16;
Your previous U.S. passport was issued more than 15 years ago;
Your name has changed since your U.S. passport was issued and you are unable to document your name change; or
Your passport was lost, stolen, or damaged.
For full passport instructions, please click on the “Passport Instructions” button.