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Passport Renewal by Mail with Online Fee Payment


Applicants who need to renew their passport, change their legal name, or correct information on a previous passport issued may use the Form DS-82 if all the following are true:
  • you are able to submit your most recent passport;
  • you were at least 16 years old when that passport was issued; and,
  • that passport was issued less than 15 years ago.
  • your most recent passport book has a validity of 10 years from issuance to expiration.
  • your most recent passport book hasn’t been lost, damaged, or stolen.
  • you currently reside in and/or have a valid mailing address in Cyprus.
  • you are not applying for a passport card.
Applicants who do not meet all these requirements should refer to Applications Requiring Personal Appearance.


Steps to renew your passport by mail


Disregard the pre-printed and online form-filler instructions– the application should be submitted to the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia for processing. Please submit all of the following:
  1. Application form
    Completed, legible, and signed Form DS-82Application for a U.S. Passport (do not mail the 4 pages of instructions, just the 2 pages of the application). All applicants must provide their Social Security number on the application form – see our additional information. Your application must include an email address and contact phone number.
  2. Passport
    Most recent U.S. passport must be submitted with the application, along with a clear photocopy of the photo/biographic data page.
  3. Photo
    One (1) U.S. sized passport photograph
  4. Fee
    • Click here for the current fee.
    • Pay the $130 passport application fee via the U.S. government’s secure payment site. After successfully paying the fee, you must print out the electronic payment confirmation you receive via email and include it in the package you submit.
    • All application fees are non-refundable.
    • Incorrect payments cannot be accepted, even if there is an overpayment.
  5. Changing name
    If applicable, original documentation to support name change or change of other descriptive data. If not in English, please provide a translation.
  6. Damaged Passports
    For damaged passports: a signed statement outlining the reason the passport is damaged.
  7. Envelope
    A self-addressed envelope with postage stamps of €2.52
    • This MUST be provided for the return of your old and new passports.
    • The U.S. Embassy will not address or stamp your envelope for you.
    • Passports can only be returned to Republic of Cyprus addresses.



Passport Renew


Applicants are directed to mail their applications to the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia for processing at:

U.S. Embassy Nicosia
ATTN.: Consular Passport Services
Metochiou & Ploutarchou Street
2407, Engomi
Nicosia, Cyprus


Renew your passport by following these simple steps.