If the passport is found after itís 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 canít make it to Thursdayís 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.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.