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MASCOT Message: Launch of Pay.gov DS-82 Program
December 18, 2022

Subject: Message to U.S. Citizens: Launch of Passport Renewal Online Fee Payment Program

The U.S. Mission to Saudi Arabia is pleased to announce the launch of an online payment program for adult passport renewal for U.S. citizens resident in Saudi Arabia.  Qualified applicants will no longer need to make an interview appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh or Consulate General in Dhahran or Jeddah.  Effective immediately, passport applicants wishing to pay for their DS-82 renewal application online may visit https://sa.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/ to determine eligibility for this option.  If eligible, applicants may submit payment via U.S. or international credit or debit card, electronic funds transfer from a U.S.-based bank account, Amazon Pay, or PayPal.  For questions about this online fee payment option please find more information at https://sa.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/.