The Consulate General in Frankfurt provides a full range of services for American Citizens in the states of Hesse, Baden-Württemberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, and Saarland.
COVID-19 Update- Dec 14, 2020
Due to additional pandemic restrictions enacted by the German government beginning Wednesday, December 16, the U.S. Consulate General in Frankfurt is closed for routine and walk-in passport, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, and notarial appointments. Please monitor our online appointment system to make an appointment once we resume routine services.
If you have an immediate need to travel and have a confirmed flight to the United States, please email FrankfurtPassports@state.gov to request an emergency passport appointment.
If you have previously applied for a passport or citizenship service in person or by mail, you should expect a significant delay in receiving your passport and your citizenship evidence documents. Please do not submit your passport for renewal at this time.
Appointments: All Frankfurt Citizen Services require appointments except on the days that the Consulate Frankfurt offers walk-in service for passport renewals (DS-82). Otherwise no services will be given to those without an appointment. If you cannot keep your appointment, please cancel it before making a new one. Failure to do so may result in delayed entry to the consulate facility on your new appointment date. If you use a wheelchair or motorized chair and need assistance, please have someone accompany you to your appointment.
DoD and USEUCOM Personnel: All services are arranged by your Military Passport Agent. Find your local Agent here
The Federal Benefits Unit does not use this appointment system. Please visit the Federal Benefits Unit Information page for further information.
If you are an American citizen with an after-hours emergency, such as the hospitalization, arrest, or death of a American citizen, please call (069) 7535-0 from within Germany. For calls from the U.S., please call 01149-69-7535-0.
NOTE: Lost, stolen, or expired passports can only be replaced during normal business hours, and do not constitute after hours emergencies.
Opening hours: 7:30-11:30 am, Monday through Friday, except on German and American holidays and every second and forth Wednesday of the month.
Applying in person in Frankfurt?
Your passport application form must be completed online using the passport application wizard, printed, and brought with you to your appointment (print one-sided pages only, bar code appearing in upper left-hand corner).There are no public printing facilities at the Consulate. Applicants arriving without the printed online passport application, passport photos, and their most recent U.S. passport will be asked to reschedule their appointments.
Appointments are required for all services and each applicant needs their own appointment. Information on services and appointment scheduling is available here.
You must include a prepaid traceable courier envelope, such as DHL Express Easy, FedEx, TNT, DPD, etc. when submitting your application package. The U.S. Consulate General in Frankfurt does not accept Einschreiben. You need to purchase the waybill online, print it, affix it to a sturdy envelope, and submit it to us with all other documents.
Reports of Birth
Opening Hours: 7:30-11:30 am, Monday through Friday, except on German and American holidays and every second and forth Wednesday of the month. Appointments are required for all services and each applicant needs their own appointment.
You can apply for a CRBA electronically at U.S. Consulate General Frankfurt, Germany. To apply, your child must have been born in GERMANY. For detailed information please click HERE.
- Failing to bring all original documents and/or completing the application forms prior to your appointment, will result in being required to schedule a new appointment.
Tel: (069) 7535-2100, 2:00-3:30 pm, Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Fax: (069) 7535-2252
Claim to Citizenship and Renunciations
We are open to the public by appointment only.
If you wish to renounce your U.S. citizenship, click here to read more about the process and how to request an appointment.
Special Consular Services (U.S. Arrests, Deaths, Voting, and Other Services)
We are open to the public by appointment made by email only:
Opening Hours:7:30-11:30 am, Monday through Friday, except on German and American holidays and every second and forth Wednesday of the month.
Tel: (069) 7535-2102 (No visa related information available at these numbers)
Fax: (069) 7535-2252
The American Citizen Services Unit of the U.S. Consulate General Frankfurt is looking for individuals interested in participating in the newly formed American Liaison Network.
Public Transport: From the main train station (Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof) take the U5 going to Preungesheim, exit at the Gießener Straße stop.
Driving Directions: Directions for visa applicants/consular services (pdf)
Parking: Parking at Gießener Str. and Wetzlarer Str. is limited. A park-and-ride parking garage with 110 slots is located in Frankfurt-Preungesheim next to the exit from A 661 and the subway stop Preungesheim.