There are two separate payments that are due at the time of application - the passport fee and the processing fee(s).
* Must be a check or money order, payable to the U.S. Department of State.
Regular Processing is currently taking 6-8 weeks.* Expedited Processing: An expedite fee of $60 (per applicant) can be added to your check to the U.S. Department of State in order to receive your passport in 2-3 weeks.* Overnight Return Service (Passport Book only) - add an extra $17.13 to the U.S. Dept. of State check or money order. (This fee increased on 1/27/2020.)