Apply for a passport

IMPORTANT: The passport application form DS-11 must be signed in front of a Consular Officer at the US Embassy. In order to sign the form in front of a Consular Officer, one must make an appointment to visit the U.S. Embassy.

This form is for applicants who:

  • Cannot present their last passport (lost or stolen)
  • Have never been issued a U.S. passport
  • Hold a passport issued before the age of 16 or more than fifteen years ago
  • Hold a five year passport

There are special instructions for passports for minors under 16. Please see “Apply for a passport for a minor”.

Passport Check-List:

  • Your passport, if you hold a passport issued more than fifteen years ago, and one copy
  • Original U.S. Birth Certificate or original Consular Report of Birth Abroad and one copy
  • Original Certificate of Naturalization and one copy
  • Passport application form DS-11
  • One color passport photo 2” x 2” (5 x 5 cm) taken within the past 6 months; full face, frontal view against a plain white or off-white background. Danish passport size photos are not acceptable. For detailed information, please visit our passport photo instructions page.
  • Current Photo ID and one copy
  • Self-addressed stamped envelope with 99 DKK in stamps (132 DKK if you live in Sweden)
  • Fee:
    For children under 16 U.S. $ 115 (747.50 DKK)
    For users of DS-11 over 16 U.S. $ 145 (942.50 DKK)
    For DS-82 U.S.$110 (715.00 DKK).

The fee can be paid in cash or credit card. The American Citizen Services Unit accepts both Danish kroner cash and U.S. Dollars.