The U.S. Department of State is providing limited Consular services due to Covid-19 epidemic. The online appointment system for services provided by the American Citizen Services unit is currently closed. Please e-mail if you require emergency services.

Returning to the United States on an Expired U.S. Passport
If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until March 31, 2022. See this page for more information.

New passports are usually ready ​in about four weeks. If there are no appointments available and you have urgent travel plans, please send an email to Please note that all passport applicants must appear at the consulate in person, including children under the age of 16.

An appointment must be made for each person individually.

Please come 15 minutes before your appointment to allow time for Embassy security processing.

We reserve the right to reschedule your appointment if you are late or come unprepared.

Please print the application forms on SINGLE-SIDED PAPER – double-sided printing will not be accepted.


Please note: The Embassy may not hold newly-issued passports indefinitely for the applicant to pick up. If a passport has not been picked up within 60 days of first receipt of the notification email, the passport will be cancelled and returned to the U.S. To obtain a new passport, a new application, photo, and fees must be submitted.