Passport Services

Our goal is to provide you with excellent customer service. To help us make your visit a brief one, please come prepared with all of the necessary documents.

Before scheduling your appointment, please read the instructions below thoroughly. Incomplete applications will result in delays and possible need for a second appointment. A tourist passport takes approximately three to five weeks to process.  Please apply in advance (up to one year prior to expiration). All regular U.S. citizen services are by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please proceed here. Information about third party attendance at passport and eCRBA appointment interviews is available here.  For other consular services, including renunciation services, please email us.

Applicable if your most recent U.S. passport is: Undamaged and can be submitted with your application; Was issued when you were aged 16 or older; Was issued within the last 15 years; Was issued in your current name or you can legally document your name change by Court Order or Marriage Certificate; Was valid for 10 years

  1. Completed and printed DS-82 via the online application wizard.
    • Please include your current local commercial address in any of two official Kosovan languages (even a temporary one) as the mailing address. Listing a U.S. address (including non-physical address such as APO/DPO) as the mailing address is not permissible.
      • Example: (Albanian) Rr. Emri Mbiemri Nr.xx, 10000 Prishtine or (Serbian) Ul. Ime Prezime Br.xx, 10000 Pristina.
      • Military members please see this sample for a local address input.
  2. One passport photo (5cm x 5cm).  Eye glasses are not allowed in passport photos.  For more information, please click here.
  3. Your U.S. passport –original and photocopy on your appointment date.
    • Most recent U.S. passport, even if expired, to show that you were at least 16 years old when your most recent U.S. passport was issued.
  4. Your proof of identity –original and photocopy on your appointment date.
    • State issued ID card or a foreign national ID card, U.S. military ID card, U.S., or foreign driver’s license.
    • U.S. military members  are required to bring valid military ID.
  5. Schedule an appointment at this link.
  6. Email completed documents (system generated DS-82 pdf form and scanned copies of U.S. passport and valid ID) to PristinaACS@state.gov.
    • REMINDER: Please don’t print to scan the system generated DS-82 pdf form! Please email the completed DS-82 generated form as-is, so we can ensure the barcode is readable.
  7. Passport fee – (payable at the time of your appointment) – adults preferably in euros €124 or credit card, but also U.S. dollars are accepted and will cost you $130.
  8. Pass-back Fee– €10 credit card or cash paid directly with DHL. Once you complete your consular service with the Embassy, you will be directed to the nearest DHL office (350m from the Embassy – directions here) to provide your local address and telephone information for pass-back service. Their working hours are 08:00 -17:00 Monday to Friday.

Name change: Bring your original marriage certificate, original court order, or original decree – original and one (1) copy. Please note that photocopies are not permissible. For marriage certificates issued in Kosovo, please note that eKosova civil documents are not permissible

Applicable to all U.S. citizen minor children under the the age of 16.

  1. Completed and printed DS-11 via the Online Application Wizard.
    • Please include your current local commercial address in any of two official Kosovan languages (even a temporary one) as the mailing address. Listing a U.S. address (including non-physical address such as APO/DPO) as the mailing address is not permissible!
      • Example: (Albanian) Rr. Emri Mbiemri Nr.xx, 10000 Prishtine or (Serbian) Ul. Ime Prezime Br.xx, 10000 Pristina.
      • Military members please see this sample for a local address input.
  2. One passport photo (5cm x 5cm).  Eye glasses are no longer allowed in passport photos.  For more information, please click here.
  3. Minor’s most recent U.S. passport – original and photocopy on your appointment date.
  4. Minor’s original birth certificate – original and photocopy on your appointment date.
    • Example: U.S. birth certificate, Consular report of birth abroad, foreign birth certificate (online eKosova civil documents are not permissible). U.S. birth certificate must include your full name, date and place of birth, sex, date the birth record was filed, the seal of the official custodian of such records (state, county, or city/town office), and the full names of your parent(s).
  5. Parent’s identity – original and photocopy on your appointment date.
    • Valid Passport – U.S. passport or foreign passport or a government issued ID (U.S. or foreign) with a signature if no passport is available.  If one parent is not present for the interview, the absent parent/guardian must sign the form DS-3053 authorizing the issuance of a U.S. passport for children under the age of 16. The absent parent must sign the DS-3053 form in front of a U.S. commissioned notary or at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate overseas. The absent parent must also provide a photocopy of the front and back side of the photo I.D. that was used during notarization. The original document must be provided at the interview and is valid for 90 days after the date of signature.
  6. Schedule an appointment at this link.
  7. Email completed documents (system generated DS-11 pdf form and scanned copies of passports/IDs and birth certificate) to PristinaACS@state.gov.
    • REMINDER: Please don’t print to scan the system generated DS-11 pdf form! Please email the completed DS-11 generated form as-is, so we can ensure the barcode is readable!
  8. Passport fee – (payable at the time of your appointment) – preferably in euros €129 or credit card, but also U.S. dollars are accepted and will cost you $135.
  9. Progressive photos – (printed in color or B/W at the time of your appointment) – one photo from each year since issuance of last passport (for minors under 16 years of age. These should be family photos showing relationship between parents and minor children.
  10.  Pass-back Fee– €10 credit card or cash paid directly with DHL. Once you complete your consular service with the Embassy, you will be directed to the nearest DHL office (350m from the Embassy – directions here) to provide your local address and telephone information for pass-back service. Their working hours are 08:00 -17:00 Monday to Friday.
  11. Both parents and minor child are required to physically appear in the Consular Section to sign a minor’s passport application. Everyone must be listed when making the appointment.

Applicable to all U.S. citizens over the age of 16.

  1. Completed and printed DS-11 via the Online Application Wizard.
    • Please include your current local commercial address in any of two official Kosovan languages (even a temporary one) as the mailing address. Listing a U.S. address (including non-physical address such as APO/DPO) as the mailing address is not permissible!
      • Example: (Albanian) Rr. Emri Mbiemri Nr.xx, 10000 Prishtine or (Serbian) Ul. Ime Prezime Br.xx, 10000 Pristina.
      • U.S. military members – please see this sample for a local address input.
  2. One passport photo (5cm x 5cm).  Eye glasses are no longer allowed in passport photos.  For more information, please click here.
  3. Your U.S. citizenship proof – original and photocopy on your appointment date.
    • Your most recent U.S. passport, or
    • U.S. birth certificate, U.S. naturalization certificate, Consular Rport of Birth Abroad, or U.S. certificate of citizenship. U.S. birth certificate must include your full name, date and place of birth, sex, date the birth record was filed, the seal of the official custodian of such records (state, county, or city/town office), and the full names of your parent(s).
  4. Your proof of identity – original and photocopy on your appointment date.
    • State issued ID card or a foreign national ID card, U.S. military ID card, U.S., or foreign driver’s license.
    • U.S. military members  are required to bring valid military ID.
  5. Schedule an appointment at this link.
  6. Email completed documents (system generated DS-11 pdf form and scanned copies of U.S. passport and/or citizenship document and your valid ID) to PristinaACS@state.gov.
    • REMINDER: Please don’t print to scan the system generated DS-11 pdf form! Please email the completed DS-11 generated form as-is, so we can ensure the barcode is readable!
  7. Passport fee – (payable at the time of your appointment) – adults (over 16) preferably in euros €158 or credit card, but also U.S. dollars are accepted and will cost you $165.
  8. Pass-back Fee– €10 credit card or cash paid directly with DHL. Once you complete your consular service with the Embassy, you will be directed to the nearest DHL office (350m from the Embassy – directions here) to provide your local address and telephone information for pass-back service. Their working hours are 08:00 -17:00 Monday to Friday.

In case of a lost/stolen U.S. passport: bring a completed DS-64 form (PDF 51KB).

In case of a damaged U.S. passport: bring a completed and signed “Statement Regarding a Damaged U.S. Passport”  (PDF 72KB).

Name change: Bring your original marriage certificate, original court order, or original decree – original and one (1) copy. Please note that photocopies are not permissible. For marriage certificates issued in Kosovo, please note that eKosova civil documents are not permissible

Please click here to book an appointment.

Once you book your appointment, please email online generated DS-82 or DS-11 form and scanned copies of passport, citizenship (when applicable) and valid ID to PristinaACS@state.gov.

REMINDER: Please don’t print to scan the system generated DS-82 or DS-11 pdf form! Please email the completed DS-82 or DS-11 generated form as-is, so we can ensure the barcode is readable.