Where to Apply

You may Renew by Mail if All of the Following are True

Your Most Recent U.S. Passport:

  • Is undamaged and can be submitted with your application;
  • Was issued when you were age 16 or older;
  • Was issued within the last 15 years; and
  • Was issued in your current name or you can legally document your name change with original or certified copy of your marriage certificate or the government-issued document evidencing your legal name change.

If any of the above statements do not apply to you, you must apply in person.

What is allowed in the building?
Please inform yourself of what you CANNOT bring into the Embassy/Consulate (cell phones, USB sticks, portable game devices). If you fail to follow these security requirements (pdf) you may face delays or cancellations to your visit.

Who is allowed in the building?
For U.S. Passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad applications, please note that only the following visitors will be permitted entry to the Consulate:

  • The applicant
  • Both parents/guardians (and minor siblings) of applicants under the age of 16
  • One parent/guardian (and minor siblings) of applicants between the age of 16-21
  • Escorts required to accompany applicants with special needs

Due to security and space constraints, we are unable to permit other guests into the Consulate.

The U.S. Embassy in Berlin offers a full range of services for American citizens in the states of Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein and Thuringia. The Berlin consular section has also assumed responsibility for providing American Citizen Services to the Hamburg area.

Our Address:
Clayallee 170
14195 Berlin
Federal Republic of Germany

Opening Hours: 8:30-12:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, by appointment only.

Email: ACSBerlin@state.gov

Telephone Numbers:
Tel: (069) 7535 -2100, 2:00-4:00p.m., Monday to Friday, except holidays and the last Thursday of each month.
Fax: (030) 8305-1215

The Bremen Consular Agency provides limited consular services to Americans resident in Bremen, Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony. Beginning February 2, 2015 Bremen customers will need to follow the same delivery instructions as Frankfurt customers.

The Consular Agency is located on the fourth floor of a building directly across from the Bremen Airport departure (Abflug) entrance.  You can take the elevator or stairs to the Agency.  We are easily accessible using train or streetcar.

Flughafenallee 18, 4th Floor
28199  Bremen
Federal Republic of Germany

Opening Hours:
The agency operates on a walk-in, first-come, first-served basis (no appointments).

Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 09:30 am to 1:30 pm
Wednesdays from 9:30 am to 11:30 am

Closed on: German and American Holidays

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. Frankfurt consular section has assumed responsibility for providing American Citizen Services to the Düsseldorf area.

Opening Hours: 7:30-11:30 am, Monday through Friday.

Email: frankfurtpassports@state.gov

Telephone Numbers:
Tel: (069) 7535 -2100, 2:00-4:00 pm, Monday to Friday.
Fax: (069) 7535-2252

Gießener Str. 30
60435 Frankfurt am Main
Federal Republic of Germany

Closed on: German and American Holidays as well as the last Thursday of every month

The Consulate General in Munich provides a full range of services for American citizens in the state of Bavaria.

Königinstraße 5
80539 Munich
Federal Republic of Germany  

Email: ConsMunich@state.gov

Closed on: German and American Holidays and the last Wednesday of every month (November 25, December 30, 2015)