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ADULT PASSPORT RENEWALS

Most adult U.S. citizens in Germany who need to renew their passport have the option to submit their application either by mail OR by using the walk-in hours in Frankfurt or Munich, without an appointment.

Adult Renewal options:

  1. MAIL: If you are able pay the fee online using an electronic payment method, we encourage you to send in your application by mail. Click here for instructions to apply by mail.
  2. WALK-IN: Otherwise, you may use the quick drop times. Click here for instructions to drop off your application at the U.S. Consulate without an appointment.
  3. BY APPOINTMENT: Or make an appointment to submit your application in-person at another time:
    • To schedule an appointment in Berlin, please click HERE
    • To schedule an appointment in Frankfurt, please click HERE
    • To schedule an appointment in Munich, please click HERE

PASSPORTS FOR CHILDREN or FIRST PASSPORT FOR AN ADULT

Children (aged 16 or younger) and adults who are applying for their first U.S. passport must make an appointment and appear in-person at the U.S. Embassy/Consulate in Munich, Berlin, or Frankfurt, using the longer DS-11 application form.

For Children (16 and younger): Please follow these instructions to prepare your application and make an appointment.

For Adults (17 and up): Please follow these instructions to prepare your application and make an appointment.

NOTE:  When applying for a U.S. passport in Germany, some of the instructions differ slightly from the information presented as part of the “Wizard” on the previous page. Where there are differences, the information on this page(and the pages linked from here) is correct and definitive.