It costs $140 to renew an expired passport book and card, $110 to renew a passport book and $30 to renew a passport card, as of 2015. Adult passport renewal applications are accepted by mail or in person.
The U.S. Department of State requires applicants to fill out Form DS-82 to renew an expired passport. Applicants who submit renewal applications at passport renewal agencies, a U.S. post office or through the mail can use personal checks or money orders to pay the application fee. A U.S. embassy or consulate accepts renewal applications for applications residing outside of the country and allows applicants to pay the application fee with foreign currency.