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Passports, Reports of Birth & Citizenship

NEWS - Overseas U.S. Passport Processing

Updated 7 July 2015

Most global passport operation issues have been resolved and overseas processing resumed. However, some cases remain affected.

If you have not received your passport within the stated four-week time frame and you have confirmed travel within the next five work days, please contact us. While we cannot offer case status updates, we can facilitate urgent travel with a minimum of inconvenience to travelers. 

Passports, Reports of Birth and Citizenship

Welcome to the Passport & Citizenship Unit of the U.S. Embassy London.  We provide services for United States Citizens resident in England and Wales.  We are open for appointments Monday to Friday mornings.  The Unit is closed to the public on U.S. and British Public Holidays.

If you reside in Northern Ireland or Scotland, please use the links below for information about passport services. For post specific information, including opening hours for U.S. Consulate General Edinburgh or Consulate General Belfast, please visit their website. 

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What Service Do You Require?

I want to renew my adult passport

I want to apply for a new adult passport - my last passport was issued before I was 16 or more than 15 years ago

I want to report the birth of my child born outside the United States

I want to renew my child's passport (under 16)

I want to exchange my limited validity U.S. passport for full validity

I want to replace a lost or stolen U.S. passport

I want to replace a damaged U.S. passport

I want to apply for a second U.S. passport

I want to apply for an emergency passport - I have travel in less than 5 working days.

I have already applied for a U.S. passport or Report of Birth Abroad and have been asked to send additional documents

My passport is held by the UK Home Office or a foreign Embassy, I want to apply for an emergency U.S passport

I want to change the name on my U.S. passport

I want to add visa pages to my U.S. passport

I want to apply for a passport card

I think I have a claim to U.S. citizenship - I want to apply for my first U.S. passport

I want to give up my U.S. citizenship

Please note:  There is no walk-in service for United States citizens who require a service related to passports, citizenship or birth registration.  These services are by appointment only.  

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