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Passport Services
Apply for or renew a U.S. Passport


If you require a new passport, a renewal passport, or just aren’t sure, our simple Passport Wizard will assist you in determining your eligibility and gathering the documentation needed to apply.

The only service available for walk-in are those eligible to use form DS-82 for passport renewals, on a limited basis starting November 9.  All other citizenship services including passports for minors and citizenship or birth registrations are by appointment only.   The U.S. Embassy is closed on all U.S. federal holidays and Ivoirian national holidays.  To schedule an appointment, please visit our appointment website.

For requirements and instructions about how to apply for or renew a passport, please visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports.html.

The processing time for routine passport renewals is 3-4 weeks. If you are traveling within the next 2 weeks, please see Emergency Passports for further information.

Do You Know What Type of Forms You Need?

If you already know which forms to complete, you can:

  1. Visit our forms page at eforms.state.gov and enter “Passports” in the search field,
  2. Schedule a passport appointment on our appointment website, or
  3. Find more information on travel.state.gov.