Passport Information

     RENEWAL of passports applies to passports issued after 2013.

      Requirements for all applicants:

                       - Proof of a VALID United States citizenship and/or residency: passport, citizenship certificate, or Green-Card

                          as well as a  VALID government issued ID.

                       - OR proof of VALID legal stay document: immigration documents to the United States of America.

       Applicant(s)/Guardians of minors must make an appointment prior to arriving at the embassy.

       Applicant(s) and minors along with guardians/parents must apply and interview at the embassy in person.

       Passport processing days and times are:

                        - Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 11:00am to 2:00pm Eastern Standard Time.

       Passport Pick up days and times are:

                        - Mondays and Wednesdays from 11am - 2:00pm Eastern Standard Time.

       Passport application fees:

                       - Adults: $150 per passport.

                       - Child (under 15 years old): $95 per passport.

                       - ONLY money order and/or cashier check accepted.

       Estimated Processing time:

                       - New Passports 4 - 6 weeks.

       [Please note that all passport renewals and ‘NEW’ passports are processed in Somalia and not at the Embassy.]

       Is there an expedited service available?

                       - Not at this time.

IMPORTANT: The process and steps for applying for a passport at the Embassy does not guarantee the applicant a passport from The Federal Republic of Somalia.