Message to U.S. Citizens:  New Online Fee Payment Option for Adult Passport Renewal By Mail

U.S. Embassy Athens is pleased to announce that there is a new online fee payment option for adults who are eligible to apply for a passport by mail.

Effective immediately, adults renewing their U.S. passports by mail in Greece may now pay online when applying with a DS-82 application form.  By using the online fee payment option, eligible applicants will avoid making a trip to the bank and paying a bank commission to obtain a bank check.

To determine eligibility to use form DS-82, please visit the Renew an Adult Passport by Mail page on the U.S. Embassy Athens website at  If eligible, applicants may use the link on our website to access the U.S. government’s secure payment site.  Through this secure payment site, applicants may submit online passport fee payment using a U.S. or international credit or debit card, electronic funds transfer from a U.S. based bank account, Amazon Pay, or PayPal.

Actions to Take:

·       Review the U.S. Passport Services in Greece information on the U.S. Embassy website.

·       All U.S. citizens should enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and ensure you can be located in an emergency.

·       Refer to our website for the latest Alerts and Messages for U.S. citizens


U.S. Embassy Athens+30

U.S. Consulate General Thessaloniki+30 2310-376-300

State Department – Consular Affairs888-407-4747 or +1 202-501-4444

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