If the passport is found after it’s been reported missing, the document is void. A new passport book will cost $110.
Passport Day on the Hill has become an annual affair. Over the past three or four years, the State Department has averaged 100 to 150 passports. In 2013, close to 200 passport applications were accepted.
For those who can’t make it to Thursday’s event, the State Department has Capitol Hill liaison offices. Services for the House are located in the Rayburn basement, while the Senate office can be found in the Russel basement. Both offices provide a full range of support services members and their staff with two full-time Foreign Service available to assist with questions related to visas and passports.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.