New Mexico USPS hosts Passport Fair Saturday

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New Mexico post offices will be holding Passport Fairs Saturday, November 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The fairs will offer passports, passport photos and passport cards with no appointments needed.

Those visiting the fairs will be helped on a first-come, first served basis.

Identification must be brought to the office to prove U.S. citizenship such as: a previous passport, city certified birth certificate, consular report of birth abroad, naturalization certificate, or certificate of citizenship.

A current ID must also be shown which includes: a naturalization certificate, a valid driver’s license, current government or military ID.

Passport applications must include a recent passport photo which can be purchased for $15 at the Fair.

Adult passport books are $145 which includes a separate payment of $110 made to the State Department as an application fee and another $35 fee to the Postal Service. For those under age 16, payments will be $115 with those fees being $80 and $35. 

Passport cards for adults are $65; a $35 U.S. Postal Service fee and a $30 State Department application fee. Those under age 16 will pay $50 that includes a $35 Postal Service fee and a $15 State Department fee.

Youth under 16 years old will need to be accompanied by both parents in order to apply for passport cards and books.

Those seeking passport renewals seldom have to apply in-person and are asked to reference full information available here.

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