Fees and Exchange Rate

RATE OF EXCHANGE The Consulate General’s rate of exchange is determined by the Department of State for all euro countries.

As of February 1, 2023, the exchange rate is $1=€0,95.

WHEN PAYING IN CASH – Consular fees are set in dollars but can only be paid in the euro equivalent in cash, or by credit card. When paying in cash we kindly request you to try and bring exact change. 200 and 500 euro notes: Consular cashiers are NOT authorized to accept euro banknotes of more than 100 euro.  200 and 500 euro notes CANNOT be accepted.  If you need to pay a larger fee, e.g. for a renunciation or a reciprocity fee, you are strongly advised to bring a credit card.