If you were age 16 or older when your passport was issued, your passport is valid for 10 years. If you were under 16 when your passport was issued, your passport is valid for 5 years. The Issue Date of your passport can be found on the data page of your passport book or on the front of your passport card.

How long is a passport valid for?

Passports without limitations that are issued to U.S. citizens 16 years and older are valid for 10 years. Minor passports that are issued to U.S. citizens who are 15 years of age and younger are valid for five years.

How long is a 16 year old passport good for?

Adult Passport Passports without limitations that are issued to U.S. citizens 16 years and older are valid for 10 years.

Can I renew my passport after it expires?

You can renew your adult assport at any time during the validity of the passport up until 5 years after the passport has expired. To qualify to renew your passport you must still have the passport in your possession, the passport must not be damaged and again, it must be within 15 years of when the passport was issued.

How long is a 2nd US Passport good for?

Second US passports used to be issued for only two years, but now they’re good for four. The good news is your children are allowed to travel with their own passport book.