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Passport Application
 

By Mail

MAKE SURE TO MAIL YOUR PASSPORT APPLICATION DS-82 TO :

Passport & Citizenship Service
US EMBASSY
Regentlaan 27 Blvd du Regent
1000  Brussels


You may apply by mail using the printed online application
Form DS-82 if:

  • You can submit your most recent passport;
  • You hold a passport valid for 10 years issued within the last 15 years; and
  • You are not requesting a change in the passport data, other than a name change due to marriage or divorce for which you can submit official documentation (marriage certificate or court order) to support the name change;
  • You were at least 16 years old when your most recent passport was issued;

Credit cards are accepted. Visa and Master card holders are requested to obtain the authorization from their bank to enable payments in the U.S.

For further information about this procedure click hereIn Person (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY). A separate appointment per applicant and per service is required.

All other persons must apply in person and complete the printed online application Form DS-11, except if you are the holder of a passport valid for 10 years issued within the last 15 years, in which case the same rules apply as for an application by mail (please see the procedure outlined above). When completing the Form DS-11, include the social security number (SSN). The application cannot be processed if the SSN is missing.

Under 16 years of age (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY). A separate appointment per applicant and per service is required.

Please bring:

  • a proof of U.S. citizenship; e.g. U.S. birth certificate, consular report of birth, naturalization certificate, ...
  • one U.S.-size photo (5 cm by 5 cm or 2" by 2" - (list of specialized photographers). Attention: for technical reasons no self-printed passport pictures can be accepted by the consulate! The passport photograph you want to submit to the Passport & Citizenship Unit for you to obtain your passport, should comply with following guidelines:
    • One unsigned photograph taken within the last six months.
    • 2x2 inch.(5x5 cm) square, with the image measured from chin to forehead not less than 1" or more than 1-3/8".
    • Photo should not be cut.  
    • Color photos only will be taken in consideration; not tinted, with a light background.
  • fee: $105. Cash ($ and €) and credit cards are accepted. Visa and Master card holders are requested to obtain the authorization from their bank to enable payments in the U.S.

  • a completed and print the online passport application form;
  • proof of identity (if available); e.g. foreign passport, foreign ID-card,…
  • All minors age 16 and over must appear in person to sign their application. All minors under age 16 must also appear in person and their applications require the signature of both parents.

    Click here for more information on both parents presence/consent and/or the documentation requirement.

 Over 16 years of age (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY). A separate appointment per applicant and per service is required.

Please bring:

  • Your current US passport;

One U.S.-size photo (5 cm by 5 cm or 2" by 2"): list of specialized photographers. Attention: for technical reasons no self-printed passport pictures can be accepted by the consulate! The passport photograph you want to submit to the Passport & Citizenship Unit for you to obtain your passport, should comply with following guidelines:

  • One unsigned photograph taken within the last six months.
  • 2x2 inch.(5x5 cm) square, with the image measured from chin to forehead not less than 1" or more than 1-3/8".
  • Photo should not be cut.  
  • Color photos only will be taken in consideration; not tinted, with a light background.
  • fee: $110. Cash ($ and €) and credit cards are accepted. Visa and Master card holders are requested to obtain the authorization from their bank to enable payments in the U.S.

  • a completed printed online passport application form;

 

Contact Information

  • Embassy of the United States of America
    Passport and Citizenship Unit
    Bd du Regentlaan 25
    1000 Brussels

    Call-in hours :
    Mo - Thu: 08:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Fri: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    Phone:

    (+32)(0)2-811.4300

    Fax:
    (+32)(0)2-811.4546

    E-mail address:
    USCitizenBrussels@state.gov

    Schedule your appointment now.
    (a separate appointment per applicant
    and per service is required)