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Fees for passport cards will go up also, but they are a cheaper option for people who want to go to Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean. They are not approved for international air travel however. The cost of those will become $65 for adults and $50 for children, USAToday reported.
The postal service studied how much it costs them to process a passport, and found that the original $25 fee didn’t cover it.
The application fees, which make up the majority of the money needed for a passport, have remained unchanged, USAToday reported.
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