Post Office to hold passport fairs in the Rio Grande Valley

If you need to renew your passport or apply for your first one, the U.S. Postal Service will host a number of passport fairs across the Rio Grande Valley this month.

No appointments are required and applicants will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis.

The passport fairs will be held at the following locations:

April 14

>> Harlingen Post Office, 1502 New Combes Hwy, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

>> Mission Post Office, 901 N. Francisco Ave., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

April 21

>> Ednburg Post Office, 410 S Jackson Rd., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

>> Weslaco Post Office, 109 N. Border Ave.,, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

You must bring proof of American citizenship: certified birth certificate, consular report of birth abroad, certificate of citizenship or previous passport.

Proof of identification: previous U.S. passport or passport card, certificate of naturalization, valid driver’s license, military ID card, government ID card, current foreign passport.

Two passport photographs 2×2 inches in size.

Passport application.

Minors under the age of 16 must appear with both parents.

Adult passports cost $110, plus a $35 execution fee.

Child passports cost $80, plus a $34 execution fee.

Expedite processing cost an additional $60

For more information, call 1-800-ASK-USPS or visit the Postal Service website at www.usps.com.