Passport application procedure in Miami

How to apply for a German Passport in Miami

German Passport Enlarge image (© picture alliance / dpa) New German passports contain biometric features. Therefore all German residents from Florida and the Bamahas are required to apply in person at the Consulate General in Miami by appointment only!

Honorary Consuls in Florida are not entitled to accept passport applications., Applicants from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands please see below!

Passport applications received by mail can no longer be processed!

Passports issued before November 1, 2007 without finger prints remain valid until the expiration date. The validity of old passports cannot be renewed.


Applicants from Florida and the Bahamas:

You can book your appointment online – free-of-charge. These appointments may be booked (at maximum) 9 weeks in advance.

Once you have made an appointment, you will receive a confirmation e-mail showing your date and time.

Schedule an appointment online 

Appointments for Passport Application


Applicants in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands
Applicants residing in the above territories can now apply for a passport with the German Honorary Consul in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Please note, that when applying for a passport with one of our Honorary Consuls, additional fees will apply. Please see link below for additional information (in German only). For appointments, please contact the Honorary Consul directly.

Passbeantragung über Honorarkonsul

Honorary Consuls in the Area

Only complete applications will be processed. Please make sure that you have filled all necessary forms at the time of your appointment.

Passport Information

Please make sure that in case of a name change (e.g. after marriage) or when both parents of a child carry different family names you bring all necessary documentation (Passports, Marriage certificate, Birth certificates of the child and of both parents) and your partner in order to sign a name declaration:

Name Declaration


Passport Photographs – Specific requirements!

There are specific requirements for passport photos (see link below).

For your convenience, we have listed one establishment near the Consulate General that is able to accomodate these specifications. Please note that the Consulate General can not assume responsibility for the professional ability of the business nor does this constitute a recommendation by the Consulate General. It opens with our first time slots at 8.30 a.m., please state that the photos are for the German Consulate General.

Charlie's Photo
201 N. Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33128
786 488 1585

200 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132
786 838 0316

Sample Photos for Passports



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