Passport Services

Attention U.S. citizens in and around Gothenburg!

The U.S. Embassy is currently accepting appointments for U.S. citizens wishing to submit applications for passports and consular reports of birth as well as to notarize documents that will be used in the U.S.The scheduled date for our consular visit to Gothenburg is Friday, February 21, 2020.

For more details and information on how to obtain an appointment, please click the following link: Gothenburg Outreach February 21, 2020

Please note that appointments will be given on a first come, first served basis.

Information about third party attendance at Passport and CRBA appointment interviews (click here)

All U.S. passports must be sent with registered mail (rekommenderad) within Sweden. We cannot accept stamps or any other form of shipment. Failure to submit a shipment label according to the instructions will only result in delays. 

Application forms and a comprehensive overview on applying for a passport outside of the United States can be found on the Department of State’s travel website.

All passport applications are forwarded by the Embassy to the U.S. for passport printing. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATIONS DIRECTLY TO THE U.S.  More information can be found by selecting your specific passport service from the menu below.

Upon receiving a complete application the processing time for a passport is approximately 15 business days.

You must Apply In Person If:

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Information about who is eligible to renew a passport by mail, and how to go about.

If you were issued an emergency, limited-validity passport at an Embassy or Consulate because you had urgent need of travel, you should apply to renew this passport for a full-validity passport as soon as possible.

If the passport is for a minor under age 16, please note that there are specific requirements that apply to such applications.

Information for individuals who needs to report a lost or stolen passport, and how to obtain a replacement passport.

Information about how to amend a passport for change of name or data correction.