Passport Services

The Office of U.S. Citizen Services – Passport/Citizenship Unit:

    • Adjudicates citizenship claims;
    • Issues first time passports;
    • Renews expired passports;
    • Amends passports to show change of name; validity, or to correct errors;
    • Replaces lost/stolen/damaged passports;
    • Registers births of children born in The Netherlands to U.S. citizen parents.

Please note:

  • Adult passports are valid for 10 years, children’s passports are valid for 5 years.
  • Apply 8 months before the passport expires or when you have less than 8 blank visa pages left.
  • All passports issued overseas have 52 pages, no pages can be added.
  • Passports are delivered to you by Dutch domestic mail.  If you would like to track your document, you must provide your own Dutch domestic registered mail sticker.  You cannot collect your new passport at the Consulate General.  We cannot mail passports outside of The Netherlands.
  • All passport services are available by appointment only and only from the Consulate General in Amsterdam.