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Cancellation/Transfer of No-fee Passports

If you need to cancel or transfer your no-fee passport, please contact your passport agent for assistance.

The following information is provided for passport agents regarding the cancellation and transfer of no-fee passports.

Diplomatic Passports
  • Military passport agents are NOT authorized to cancel a Diplomatic passport for ANY reason.
  • Only the U.S. Department of State may cancel a Diplomatic passport.


Requesting Cancellation of a Diplomatic Passport
  • Return the uncancelled Diplomatic Passport with a written memo on installation letterhead requesting cancellation. Please provide the following:
    • Name and date of birth of the bearer of the passport
    • Passport number and date of issuance and expiration
    • Address where the cancelled passport should be returned.
  • Send passport and memo to:
    U.S. Department of State
    Passport Services
    Special Issuance Agency (CA/PPT/SIA)
    44132 Mercure Cir
    PO Box 1185
    Sterling, VA 20166-1185
    (202) 485-8200


Recording Cancellation of an Official (Maroon) Passport
  • When you cancel an Official passport, please inform the Department of State of this action by a written memo. The memo on installation letterhead must state that you have cancelled the passport and provide the following information:
    • Name and date of birth of the bearer of the passport
    • Passport number and date of issuance and expiration
  • One memo may be used to record the cancellation of multiple passports
  • Send memo to:
    U.S. Department of State
    Passport Services
    Special Issuance Agency (CA/PPT/SIA)
    44132 Mercure Cir
    PO Box 1185
    Sterling, VA 20166-1185
    (202) 485-8200


Recording the Cancellation of a Blue No-fee Dependent Passport
  • When you cancel a DoD dependent passport and return it to the applicant, please inform the Department of State by written memo on installation letterhead with the following information:
    • Name and date of birth of the bearer of the passport
    • Passport number and dates of issue and expiration
  • Send the memo recording the cancelation to:
    U.S. Department of State
    CLASP Unit (CA/PPT/S/L/LE/CP)
    44132 Mercure Cir
    PO Box 1227
    Sterling, VA 20166-1227


Transferring No-fee Passports
  • When transferring a no-fee official or diplomatic passport to another agency please submit:
    • Authorization letter from your agency on official letterhead requesting the passport to be placed in book file
    • DD Form 1056
    • DS-4085
    • And the passport
  • Send the memo, DS-4085 and the passport to:
    U.S. Department of State
    Passport Services
    Special Issuance Agency (CA/PPT/SIA)
    44132 Mercure Cir
    PO Box 1185
    Sterling, VA 20166-1185
    (202) 485-8200
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