EXPIRED PASSPORTS: It may be possible to return 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 December 31, 2021. See this page for more information.
Adult Passport Renewals are being processed by mail-in applications ONLY. For more information, please visit RENEW A PASSPORT . For faster processing, please use the Passport Wizard Electronic Application to complete and print your forms for mailing.
- Due to COVID 19 restrictions, adult passport renewal must be done by mail.
- For expired passports Issued more than 15 years, please schedule an APPOINTMENT
- In-person appointments for regular renewals are not permitted.
In-person appointments are only being offered for the following Passport Services:
- FIRST PASSPORT
- LOST OR STOLEN PASSPORT Passports reported lost or stolen are invalidated and can no longer be used for travel. If this happens, Report Your Lost/Stolen Passport Here.
- FIRST PASSPORT RENEWAL AFTER AGE 16
- PASSPORT RENEWAL FOR MINORS
Schedule your appointment here: APPOINTMENT
No appointments available? Online appointments are opened on a monthly basis – slots for the next month will only be made available (local conditions permitting) during the last week of the current month. If you have an emergency , please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a detailed explanation of your situation.
Still have questions not answered above or on our website? Email email@example.com before scheduling an appointment.
FEES and PAYMENT: Current information about CONSULAR FEES.
We accept CASH, CREDIT CARD or in VALE POSTAL (money order). We do NOT accept personal checks or debit cards.
PHOTOS: Check photo requirements – PHOTO REQUIREMENT
PASSPORT STATUS: Check your passport status here PASSPORT STATUS
WHO CAN COME TO YOUR APPOINTMENT: Third Party Attendance for passport
SAFEGUARDING YOUR PASSPORT: Sign your full name inside your passport. Parents may sign on behalf of their children under 16 and should note their relation to the child. Always keep your passport in a safe location.
Minors Entering or Exiting Portugal
Under the Portuguese Immigration law, foreign minors under 18 years of age entering or exiting Portugal must be in possession of an authorization letter of parental consent to travel, if travelling with adults other than their parent/s or legal guardians. The document must be signed and dated, with the signature(s) certified by a notary. The letter of parental consent to travel must include the dates and reason for travel and the details of an adult who will be responsible for the child.
Please read information posted by the Portuguese Immigration