Passport fees go up next weekPosted: Updated:
WASHINGTON -- Passport fees are increasing as of July 13.
The fee for first-time adult passport applications is increasing $35, from $100 to $135, according to the U.S. Department of State.
For minors under age 16, fees will increase from $85 to $105.
For passport cards, fees will increase from $45 to $55 for adults and from $35 to $40 for children.
These prices include the $25 execution fee charged by facilities that accept passport applications, such as post offices.
Passport renewals for adults will go up from $75 to $110.
Passport cards can be used to enter the U.S. from Canada , Mexico, the Caribbean , and Bermuda at land border crossings or sea ports, but it cannot be used for international travel by air.
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