Fees for German Passports and Identity Cards

16.09.2020 - Article
German passport / Deutscher Pass
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Accepted payment methods

The fee is to be paid at the time of your application at the German Mission. You may pay the fee with credit card (Visa or Mastercard, the amount will be charged in Euro), in cash in US Dollars or by money order in US Dollars.

Checks cannot be accepted. Cash payment in Euro is not possible. As the exchange rate is regularly adjusted, the fees may vary.

Passport Fee

Passport Fee
Fee in Euros
Regular passport (24 years and older)
Regular passport (younger than 24 years)
Passport with additional pages (a total of 48 pages)
plus 31.00
Temporary passport (1-year validity)
Expedited service
Additional charge if you live outside of jurisdiction of the German Mission
up to 70.00
Change of Residence
free of charge

Should you want to apply for your passport through a Honorary Consul, please read the information on how to apply through a Honorary Consul.

Identity Card Fee

Identity Card Fee
Fee in Euros
Identity Card until the age of 24
valid for 6 years
Identity Card 24 years and older
valid for 10 years
First time activation of eID function or after turning 16 years
free of charge
Deactivation of eID function
free of charge
Retroactive activation of eID function
Setting the PIN # when picking up the Identity Card
free of charge
Changing the PIN #
(can also be done with your card reader with app)
Change of residence
free of charge
Cancelation, e.g. after loss or theft
Also possible by using cancelation password and calling cancelation hotline:
0049-180-1-33 33 33 (toll call, can also be called from abroad)
free of charge
Unblocking 12.00
Additional charge if you live outside of jurisdiction of the German Mission
(except for unblocking)

Shipping fees

Please allow for an additional fee of up to 35 USD (Bermuda 60 USD, The Bahamas 65 USD) if you want us to mail your passport back.


Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care, we can not accept any responsibility for inaccuracies contained herein.

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