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You can make an appointment by visiting our Online Consular Calendar. For more urgent issues that may not be accommodated through our normal scheduling process, please contact us directly at ACSTirana@state.gov.
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 Albanian or U.S. holidays.
You should complete this form if you’re applying for the first time, or you don’t meet our requirements to renew your passport.
You should complete this form if you’re applying for your child who is under age 16.
The DS-3053 is the Statement of Consent for Issuing a Passport to a Child and the DS-5525 is the Statement of Special Family Circumstances.
You should complete this form if you meet our requirements to renew your passport. Keep in mind that children under age 16 cannot renew their passports and must apply using Form DS-11.
You should complete this form if you lost your passport or it has been stolen. To replace a lost or stolen passport, you must apply in person and submit Form DS-11 in addition to Form DS-64.
You may be eligible to use this form if you need to change or correct your passport, or you need to replace a passport that was limited to less than 10 years validity (which is the normal validity period for an adult’s passport).
You must provide one photo on a white background with your passport application. Our photo policies apply to adults and children. We have a few exceptions to our photo policies for infants.
The U.S. Embassy in Tirana may only offer emergency passport appointments under the following conditions:
Special Issuance Passports
Visit the SIA Web Page – Only accessible by government device. Contact your military acceptance facility.
Both parents/guardians must authorize the issuance of the child’s passport. The best way to do this is for both parents/guardians to appear with the child in person to apply for the passport. What if both parents/guardians cannot appear in person?