You must Apply In Person If:
Apply for a Minor passport (under age 16)
Information on how to apply for a U.S. passport for a Minor under age 16 in Sweden.
Lost & Stolen Passports
If your most recent U.S. passport was lost or stolen, please visit our page on lost and stolen passports for instructions on how to apply.
First Time Applicant born Abroad to U.S. Citizen parents
If you are 18 years old or older and have not been registered as a U.S. Citizen and are applying for your first U.S. passport, please see our website for First Time Applicants under Citizenship Services.
Additional Requirements and Information for All Minors Age 16 & 17
Minors ages 16-17 with their own identification can apply for a passport by themselves. However, it is recommended that at least one parent appear in person with the minor to identify him/her and to show parental awareness.
NOTE: Although the two-parent consent requirement does not apply to minors aged 16 or 17, per Department regulations a passport generally will not be issued to a minor if a parent or legal guardian who has custodial rights over a minor has notified the Department in writing that he or she objects to issuance of the passport.
Examples of Parental Awareness
- Having a parent accompany the minor when applying, or
- A signed statement consenting to issuance of a passport from at least one parent (should be accompanied by a photocopy of that parent’s ID).
Instructions to Apply for a Passport in person
Step 1: Complete the form DS-11. Complete the form online, and then print it. Do not sign it.
Step 2: Obtain two passport photos. Photo standards are listed on the travel.state page.
Step 3: Evidence of U.S. citizenship – such evidence may include but is not limited to:
- U.S. Birth Certificate
- Consular Report of Birth Abroad
- Expired U.S. Passport
- U.S. Passport Card
Step 4: Valid Identification document for the applicant and one copy.
Step 5: Make an appointment. The link below will take you to our online calendar where you can choose a date and time slot of your choice. Due to limited appointment availability, families may schedule one shared appointment for multiple passport applications, but should list all family members attending the appointment during the booking process. Make your appointment
Step 6: Obtain a pre-paid, self-addressed envelope (with the complete address to which you want your new passport sent within Sweden). It is no longer possible to send registered mail (REK) with Swedish stamps so please order a shipment label on Postnord’s website.
Please be aware that postage labels are valid for 90 days from purchase. Do not purchase your postage label more than one week before your appointment to avoid delays.
Step 7: Payment for the passport application is made at the Embassy on the day of the interview in USD or SEK. The fee is $115. You may pay in cash or by credit or debit card only.
If you bring all of the required documents above to your interview, the standard processing time is 2-3 weeks.