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Passport Services
Apply for or renew a U.S. Passport

Notice

U.S. citizens living or traveling in Venezuela need a valid U.S. passport. On March 11, 2019, the Department of State announced the temporary suspension of operations of U.S. Embassy Caracas and withdrawal of diplomatic personnel.

ARE YOU A U.S. CITIZEN WHO NEEDS A PASSPORT?

If you require a new passport, a renewal passport, or just aren’t sure, our simple Passport Wizard will assist you in determining your eligibility and gathering the documentation needed to apply.

There is no walk-in service for United States citizens who require a service related to passports, citizenship, or birth registration. These services are by appointment only.

Passport services are not available on weekends, or on [country] or U.S. Holidays.

The processing time for routine passport renewals is 3-4 weeks. If you are traveling within the next 2 weeks, please see Emergency Passports for further information.