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Renewal of expired official passports

by Larry
(Md)

Question: My wife and I both had official (red) passports in addition to our blue tourist passports while stationed overseas as DOD civilians. The official red passports expired three years ago and we would like to get them renewed if possible...please let us know the details and how. Thanks very much!


Answer: Applicants for no-fee official passports should contact their respective travel offices for further instruction. You should contact the Defense Travel Management Office for further information about renewing your official passport.

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