Appointments for Passport Applications

The German Embassy strongly suggests that you schedule an appointment in order to apply for a passport.

It is utmost important that you confirm your appointment immediately. If your appointment is not confirmed within 36 hours, it will be deleted.

To make an appointment to apply for a German passport, please use our FREE online appointment system

Click here: Online Appointment System

All appointments are scheduled through our FREE online system. Once you have made an appointment, you will receive a confirmation email with your reference number, and the date and time of your appointment. You will also receive information on what supporting documentation to bring. We recommend you read the information carefully in order to be fully prepared for your appointment.

Passport Information

If your name has changed because of marriage and you need to make a name declaration, or when you are submitting a passport application for your child and you want to register its birth, you have to come to the Embassy at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment.
Please note that these services start at 8.30 am, so please ask for a passport appointment after 09.00 am to allow for time to get these matters taken care of first. IYour appointment will be cancelled if you miss your assigned slot by more than 20 minutes.

Thank you very much.

German Embassy Passport Section, Washington, D.C.

Passport Appointments

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Passport Application


- Important Note -

A website named “” has recently been offering a so-called “German passport application kit” for a fee of $20.00. We would like to clarify that this said website is not in any way connected with the German Missions in the US. All consular forms, including passport application forms, can be easily downloaded free of charge at