Apply for a Passport

Adult U.S. Passport Application Requirements:

  • Completed application form DS-82
  • If you are applying for your first adult passport, or your passport was issued more than 15 years ago please complete form DS-11
  • Your current passport or the original birth certificate or naturalization certificate
  • A passport photo (see requirements listed below)
  • Fees

U.S. Passport photo requirements:

  • Must be taken within the last six months
  • Must be 2 by 2 inches (5cm by 5cm)
  • Must be in color and have a plain white background
  • Ensure the print is clear and has a continuous tone quality
  • Must be taken in full-face view directly facing the camera
  • No photoshopped or retouched photos can be accepted. 

U.S. citizens with verifiable emergency situations and confirmed tickets with travel within 72 hours may contact us at ACSNicosia@state.gov to request consideration for an emergency passport.  This document is valid for one year.