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Form DS-11: New Passport Applications

Follow the process detailed below if you are:

  • renewing a U.S. passport issued over 15 years ago;
  • renewing a U.S. passport that was issued while you were under the age of 16; or,
  • a first-time passport applicant over age 16.

Applicants over the age of 16 who have never been documented as a U.S. citizen must first establish their claim to U.S. citizenship.


Please print out only one-sided pages of the application and submit all of the following in person at the Embassy.

  1. Application form: completed (but not signed) Form DS-11: Application for a U.S. Passport;
  1. Citizenship: evidence of U.S. citizenship (ie. Previous U.S. passport, U.S. birth certificate)
  1. Identity: evidence of identity (current driver’s license, foreign passport, or military ID)
  1. Photo: one (1) U.S. sized passport photo
  1. Changing name: if applicable, original documentation to support name change or change of other descriptive data (certified photocopies are not acceptable)
  1. Fee: applicable fee
  1. Envelope: One self-addressed envelope with postage stamps of €2.52 for each applicant for the return of your new and old passports.


Copies of documents are required.

Make clear copies of each supporting document to leave as part of an application. Copies should not be certified/notarized. Applicants who do not provide photocopies will be charged US $1.00 per photocopy.


The application must be signed by the applicant in the presence of a Consular Officer at the U.S. Embassy – this requirement cannot be waived. Services are provided by appointment only, which can be scheduled online below.