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How to apply for a passport at U.S. Consulate Vienna

Click here for complete instructions on renewing or applying for your first U.S. passport at U.S. Consulate Vienna. Certain applicants may be eligible to renew their passports by mail.  Passport services are not available on weekends or on Austrian or U.S. holidays.

Processing times vary, but our typical turnaround time is 2-3 weeks. If you have urgent travel needs, please see the Emergency Passports section or email ConsulateVienna@state.gov

If you already know the form you need to apply, visit the Find the Form You Need section to learn more about completing and submitting the form. If you are unsure which form is needed in your situation, the Passport Wizard can guide you to the correct form.

According to Section 215 of the U.S Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1185) it is illegal for a U.S. citizen to enter or leave the U.S. on anything other than a U.S. document. This applies to dual citizens as well, meaning that persons holding e.g. both Austrian or European  and U.S. citizenships MUST enter and leave the U.S. on a valid U.S. passport; they may NOT enter/leave the U.S. on an Austrian/foreign passport. This applies to children as well as adults.

PLEASE NOTE: On return to the European Union the dual national needs to enter the European Union with EU passport. It is illegal to enter the EU as an EU citizen with the U.S. passport.