Lieutenant Governor Announces $20 Passport Book Fee Increase

Community Center Published On December 23, 2021 05:59 AM
Staff Consortium | December 23, 2021 05:59:16 AM

Lieutenant Governor Tregenza A. Roach announced Wednesday that effective December 27, 2021, the fee for a passport book will increase by $20. There is no fee increase for a passport card or expedited service, according to the release. A reason for the increase was not provided.

The following fees (effective December 27, 2021) are only for customers submitting applications or renewals to agents in the U.S. Virgin Islands. All fees are paid to the Government of the Virgin Islands, except the optional fee for 1-2 day delivery, which is made payable to the U.S. Department of State. 

  • First-Time Adult Applicants (16 years and older) Adult Passport Book: $165
  • Adult Renewals (16 years and older) Adult Passport Book: $130
  • All Minor Applicants (Under 16): $135


According to Mr. Roach's office, submitting incorrect passport fees can delay the processing of an application. Passport applications can be found online at: and can be downloaded and completed in advance to facilitate local applications.

Customers can check the status of their application online or by calling the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778.

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