Department of State: Schedule of Fees for Consular Services, Department of State and Overseas Embassies and Consulates
GAO-08-575R: Mar 14, 2008
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of State's new rule on fees for consular services for Department of State and overseas embassies and consulates. GAO found that (1) the rule revises the schedule of fees for consular services in support of enhanced border security and a reduction in the execution fee for the passport book, and, as a result, the total cost for a first-time passport for an adult will increase, the total cost for a renewal passport for an adult will increase, and the total cost for a passport for a child will increase; and (2) the Department of State complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.