Please follow the instructions on this page if:
- You have never had a U.S. passport issued in your own name; and
- You have been issued one of the following documents (If you are no longer in possession of the original document, you must obtain a certified copy from the issuing authority before submitting your application):
- A U.S. Birth Certificate – for certified copies, please contact the state in which you were born. The National Center for Health Statistics maintains a list of states’ contact information for this purpose;
- A U.S. Consular Report of Birth Abroad (Form FS-240) – for certified copies, please contact the Passport Services Office at the Department of State;
- A U.S. Certification of Birth (Form FS-545 or DS-1350) – for certified copies, please contact the Passport Services Office at the Department of State;
- A U.S. Certificate of Citizenship – for certified copies, please contact the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services;
- A U.S. Naturalization Certificate – for certified copies, please contact the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services;
- A passport of your U.S. citizen parent(s) in which you are included – for a copy of your parents’ passport records, please contact the Passport Services Office at the Department of State.
Note: If you are applying for the first passport for a child under the age of 18 who was born overseas, you must first report the child’s birth. You may apply for the child’s first passport at the same time.
Please bring the following documents to your appointment:
- Complete a passport application DS-11.(Please do not sign the application, you will be asked to do it in front of a consular officer.)
- Proof of U.S. citizenship: Certified birth certificate; or Consular Report of Birth Abroad; or Naturalization Certificate or Certificate of Citizenship.
- Proof of identity: Driver license; or State or other photo ID card.
- Photos: Please submit one color photo taken within the past 6 months, 2″ x 2″ (5 cm x 5 cm) size with a white or off-white background. Digital photos are not generally acceptable. There is a photo machine in the waiting room of the consular section which can take photos for a fee of 40 Kuna (payable in Kuna only).
- Fees: The fee for an adult passport is $145. Payment may be made in U.S. Dollars, Croatian Kuna or by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, or Diners Club). Personal checks are not accepted.