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Important Services Information

Payment Methods & Details

The U.S. Embassy in Nicosia will accept consular fee payments in cash (U.S Dollars and Euro) and credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club, Discover and American Express). We are not authorized to accept personal checks.

Consular fees are non-refundable processing fee and is retained by the Department of State whether or not the service is completed.

For payment information refer to our website at: https://cy.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/fees/ 

Appointments & Locations

U.S. Citizen Services will be accepted by appointment only.
For information on how to schedule an online appointment refer to our website at: 

Passports – U.S. Embassy in Cyprus (usembassy.gov)

Security Information

Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA)

U.S. citizen parent(s) should report their child’s birth abroad as soon as possible to the U.S. Consulate to establish an official record of the child’s claim to U.S. citizenship at birth. The official record will be the CRBA, Form FS-240 which is a basic United States citizenship document.

For detailed guidance on CRBA requirements and how to apply refer to our website at: https://cy.usembassy.gov/birth/

Reasonable Accommodation

If you need reasonable accommodation for your appointment, we encourage you to request your accommodation immediately once you schedule your appointment. We make every effort to provide accommodations to persons with disabilities and medical conditions. Reasonable accommodations vary, depending on the situation and the person’s needs.
Examples of accommodations include, but are not limited to:

    • If you require a private appointment due to a medical condition or disability, we may schedule an alternative time for you to come in for your interview.
    • If you or your child has special needs that requires a private appointment in a quiet space without distractions, we may schedule an alternative time for you or your family to come in for your interview.
    • If you are unable to speak, you may be allowed to respond to questions in an agreed-upon nonverbal manner such as using pen and paper.
    • If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you may bring a sign language interpreter to translate during the interview if needed.
    • If you have low vision, we may provide you with communications in large print.

If you are unable to provide fingerprints because of a medical condition, including birth defects, physical deformities, skin conditions, you may qualify for a fingerprint waiver for certain fingers.

  • Interview waivers are only granted in extreme situations, such as having a medical condition that requires flying in an air ambulance.

The waiting room of the Consular Section and its restroom is wheelchair-accessible.