Passport Services

IMPORTANTE INFORMATION: 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 December 31, 2021.  See this page for more information.

Passport services are being offered by APPOINTMENT only for Emergency Passports, Lost/Stolen Passports, First-time Passports, and Minor Passports.

Normal passport renewals are being processed by mail-in applications only and do not require an in-person appointment.  See Renew a Passport below for more information and the Passport Wizard Electronic Application to complete your forms.

Please Note:  Online appointments are opened on a monthly basis – slots for next month will only be made available (local conditions permitting) during the last week of the current month.  After making your online appointment, you will receive an email to confirm your appointment and you MUST reply with the required information in order for your appointment to be finalized.  Email to if you have any questions before scheduling an appointment.






FEES and PAYMENT: Current information about  CONSULAR FEES. We accept CASHCREDIT 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. Passports reported lost or stolen are invalidated and can no longer be used for travel. If this happens, Report Your Lost/Stolen Passport Here.

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