Passport Fees Go Up
If you’re planning on traveling out of the country any time soon, today is your last day to get a passport before the fees go up. Beginning tomorrow, the cost for those 16 and older jumps from 110 dollars to 135. For minors it goes from 80 to 105 dollars. And the cost for renewing your passport stays the same at 110 dollars. In the last five years demand has increased from 10 million passports a year to 15 million expected this year. Passport fees in general cover the cost of emergency services overseas, updating technology, fraud prevention, infrastructure and service. Click here to find out more about the different passport fees.