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

Notice

The U.S. Embassy in Tanzania are offering emergency appointments only for passport and citizenship services that require an in-person appearance. Please be aware that emergency appointment availability is very limited

ARE YOU A U.S. CITIZEN WHO NEEDS A PASSPORT?

Check your local embassy’s website on how to make an appointment, or in some cases, drop off your passport application. Walk-in services may not be available. Passport services are not available on weekends or on Tazmanian or U.S. holidays.

Processing times vary depending on demand. If you are traveling within the next two weeks, please see the Emergency Passports section.

If you already know the form you need to apply, visit the Find the Form You Need section to learn more about completing and submitting the form. If you are unsure which form is needed in your situation, the Passport Wizard can guide you to the correct form.