How to Get a No-Fee Passport?

Getting a no fee passport is not possible if you are a regular citizen a No Fee passport are only for people in the U.S. States Government and accompanying as a depending or individual traveling overseas in official business.

Under some circumstances, you can receive a passport without paying a fee. You’re eligible to receive a no-fee passport book if you’re:

  • Traveling overseas for the U.S. Government as its officer or employee
  • Accompanying as a dependent an individual traveling overseas on assignment for the U.S. Government
  • Exempt by law from paying a passport fee per the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 22, Chapter 1, Subchapter F, §51.52
  • In possession of a letter issued by the American Battle Monuments Commission that says you’re traveling abroad in honor of a deceased family member who served in the U.S. Armed Forces

To apply for a no-fee passport, contact your applicable travel office for additional instructions:

  • If a military service member, consult the travel office at your installation.
  • Federal civilian employees should contact the travel office at your agency’s headquarters.
  • Peace Corp travelers should contact that agency’s travel office.
  • State Department personnel should consult your designated Personnel Technician or Bureau Executive Office.
  • Any other eligible applicants should get in touch with your elected Congressional representative or send an email to

Note that no-fee passport books can only be used while you’re on overseas travel and discharging official duties.