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Passport Services
Apply for or renew a U.S. Passport

Important Information Regarding Appointments

You cannot renew your U.S. passport by mail at the U.S. embassy Luxembourg. Every application must be submitted in person after scheduling an appointment using our online agenda.

If you find that there are no dates available when trying to book an appointment online, and you require an emergency appointment because you have imminent travel, please send an email to luxembourgconsular@state.gov with your confirmed travel itinerary.

MILITARY (Active Duty and Civilian Department of Defense-affiliated personnel): The U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg is not authorized to accept applications for passports from Department of Defense-affiliated personnel (military personnel and their family members/U.S. civilian employees and their family members/Card holders with Full-Benefits (MWR, Commissary, Unlimited Exchange, etc.)). These individuals must apply for passports through their local Passport Agents on their military post/base, per USAFE Instruction 36-3101, USAREUR Regulation 600-290 and DoD Regulation 1000.21-R.

If you believe that your child has a claim to U.S. citizenship, please do not schedule an appointment for a passport online. Instead, please follow these instructions to apply by email for a Consular Report of Birth Abroad and/or a first passport.


Visit Forms to find the form you need and begin the process of completing and submitting your passport application. If you are unsure which form you need, the Passport Wizard can guide you to the correct form.

Processing times vary depending on demand. If you are traveling within the next two weeks, please see the Emergency Passports section.

Passport services are not available on weekends or on Luxembourg or U.S. holidays.

Returning to the United States on an Expired U.S. Passport

If you are an American citizen 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 June 30, 2022. See this page for more information.