The COVID-19 pandemic continues to hamper Passport Services. To better serve mariners during this time we are updating our temporary provisions. These provisions are subject to change once operations are on a more normal footing.
Instructions for Urgent Assistance with Applying for a Passport
- Be a credentialed merchant mariner;
- Be eligible to apply on a DS-82 application for passport renewal. (Check eligibility at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/have-passport/renew.html); and
- Have a current passport that is expired or expiring in 7 months or less.
Download Application and Mailing Instructions by Clicking on the Link Below: Updated policy for Mariners 8_25_2021_FINAL