Payments are made at the Embassy when you apply. Our cashier accepts cash (dollars or leke) and credit cards (Visa, Master Card, American Express, Diners Club, and Discover). Unfortunately we cannot accept checks or money orders.
For a complete listing of all current passport related fees, please visit the Department of State’s passport fees page.
Note: The passport card is used to enter the United States at the land border crossings and sea ports-of-entry from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda. The passport card can also be used for domestic air travel. The passport card may not be used for international air travel. If you would like to apply for a card too, please select the appropriate box on top of the application form.
Schedule an Appointment:
Renew a Passport by Mail:
Please note: Electronic devices and other objects (e.g. tablets or laptops, pocket knives, etc.) are not allowed inside embassy premises; while you may leave your phone in the designated area as instructed by the security officer.
Full validity passports are printed in the U.S. and are generally available for pickup at the embassy or courier delivery about 7 to 10 business days after your application is accepted.
Pick up at the Embassy in person:
Private Courier Delivery:
If you have questions about passports not answered on our website, please email us at ACSTirana@state.gov.
If you need reasonable accommodation for your appointment, we encourage you to request your accommodation immediately once you schedule your appointment. We make every effort to provide accommodations to persons with disabilities and medical conditions. Reasonable accommodations vary, depending on the situation and the person’s needs.
Examples of accommodations include, but are not limited to:
If you are unable to provide fingerprints because of a medical condition, including birth defects, physical deformities, skin conditions, you may qualify for a fingerprint waiver for certain fingers.
The waiting room of the Consular Section and its restroom is wheelchair-accessible.