Passport Services

A passport is an internationally recognized travel document that verifies the identity and nationality of the bearer. A valid U.S. passport is required to enter and leave most foreign countries. Only the U.S. Department of State has the authority to grant issue or verify United States passports. (Read more from the U.S. Department of State Website)

U.S. Passport Services

The U.S. Embassy Dar Es Salaam can accept passport applications.

Traveling to the United States

If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until March 31, 2022. For more information, please see

More Information

For more information you may refer to the U.S. Department of State website on passport applications. Please remember that some procedures for passport applications abroad may vary according to the country in which the passport application is made.