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A Message for All U.S. Passport Holders

The Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia will undergo a construction project that will severely restrict our ability to provide appointments from September 25, 2023 through December 2023.   We will continue to offer limited passport services throughout this time, but applicants will not enter the building and will remain outside on embassy grounds. 

Applicants must arrive on time, or they will be asked to reschedule.  All documents need to be in order and ready to hand to the Consular Officer. We encourage all applicants to plan ahead (use the restroom, drink water before entering security), as these amenities will not be offered outside.  We will make every effort to minimize the time for the appointment, but applicants must be punctual and come prepared, or they will be turned away so as not to inconvenience others.   

Thank you for your understanding.


If you have reservations to travel in the next fourteen days, do not wait until the day of your flight! Make an appointment at the U.S. Embassy to apply for an emergency passport during the following hours (except on U.S. or local holidays).

Consular hours: 7:30 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday.


Emergency passports will be ready for pick up in two business days after you apply.



Please follow the instructions outlined below when preparing to apply for a U.S. passport in Cyprus.
  • Do not follow the instructions pre-printed on the passport forms.  The forms incorrectly state that Passport Services will not mail a passport to a private address outside the United States. Applicants may write a Cypriot mailing address on the forms but are required to provide a self-addressed envelope with postage stamps of €2.52 for the return of their new passports via Cyprus Post. One envelope should be provided per applicant. If you are also requesting a Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA), your envelope should be A4 size. Passports submitted to support an application for a new passport will be canceled and returned with the applicant’s new passport.
  • Social Security Number Requirement
    You must include your Social Security number on your passport application. Your application will not be processed until you provide your Social Security number or provide a signed statement that you have never been issued one. For further information regarding this requirement, please refer to travel.state.gov. Learn more about how to apply for a Social Security number on our website.


  • Please make sure the stamps are for postage and not duty/Χαρτόσημα stamps.
  • Passports can only be sent to addresses in The Republic of Cyprus.


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