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Apply for passport abroad


If you have German citizenship and live abroad, you can apply for your passport at the German mission abroad responsible for you (embassy or consulate). You must always apply for your passport in person.

If you have lost your passport or it has been stolen, the German mission abroad can issue you with a travel document for your return to Germany. These papers are issued for the duration of the intended trip, but for a maximum of one month. They only entitle you to return to Germany, but not to travel on to other countries. In case of loss of passport, please contact the nearest foreign mission.

  • You hold German citizenship
  • There must be no reasons that speak against the issuance of a passport
  • Valid or previous identity document (passport, identity card, child's identity card, child's passport).
  • Current biometric photo, in passport format (45 x 35 mm) in portrait format, frontal photo without border, without head covering and without covering of eyes
  • Birth certificate or marriage certificate, if applicable.
  • Additional documents may be required, if applicable. Please inform yourself in advance at the foreign representation.
  • Application up to 24 years:
    • Passport - 32 pages: EUR 58.50
    • Passport - 48 pages: EUR 80.50
    • Express passport - 32 pages: EUR 90,50
    • Express passport - 48 pages: EUR 112.50
  • Application from the age of 24:
    • Passport - 32 pages: EUR 81.00
    • Passport - 48 pages: EUR 103.00
    • Express passport - 32 pages: EUR 113,00
    • Express passport - 48 pages: EUR 135.00
  • Temporary passport: EUR 39,00
  • Children's passport: EUR 26,00
  • Additional costs, if any: in case of lack of jurisdiction, due to places of residence outside the official districts of the diplomatic mission or consular post, expenses for telephone and postage costs, fluctuations due to changing exchange rates
  • Passport: circa 4 weeks
  • Express passport: about 2 to 3 weeks
  • temporary passport: immediately
  • Forms:yes
  • Online procedure possible: no
  • Written form required: yes
  • Personal appearance required: yes

You must apply for the passport in person.

  • Please contact your local diplomatic mission or consular post and make an appointment if necessary
  • You must appear in person in any case, as you will be personally identified and your fingerprints will have to be taken
  • Passports are produced centrally and sent to the diplomatic mission or consular post once they are ready.
  • When the passport is ready, you will be informed.

When a passport is issued abroad, a surcharge of EUR 13.00 to EUR 21.00 is due compared to the fees payable in Germany.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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