Required Documents for Travel within 21 Days (Lost, Stolen, Expired or Damaged)

  1. Required Documents for Travel within 21 Days (Lost, Stolen, Expired or Damaged)
  2. Photographs
  3. Fees
  4. Under 16 – Only One Parent Can Attend
  5. Minors Ages 16 & 17

PREPARE AHEAD OF TIME

You will not be admitted past security without a completed application.  Our facility is under construction, and we do not have space in the waiting room for you to fill out the application.  If you do not bring your forms prepared, you will be asked to complete them outside of the Embassy or to reschedule.

  • We recommend you bring an umbrella if you are sensitive to the sun as shade is limited at certain times of the day.
  • Bring any government-issued identification you have and passport and completed applications printed. Incomplete applications will delay passport processing.
  • While we have a photo booth in the waiting room that takes 10 Euro notes only, we encourage you to obtain photos prior to your appointment to reduce your time at the Embassy.  Several shops offer Photo Services in walking distance from the Embassy.
  • Except for parents of children 17 and under, do not bring family members who do not have appointments.

Information on the requirements for an emergency passport is available below.

You are required to furnish the following:

  • Complete Form DS-11 Passport Application Form (click to be taken to the form).  Complete the form online, then print and submit to U.S. Embassy, Athens when you visit us.  DO NOT mail this form to the United States and DO NOT sign it until before a Consular Officer.
  • Social Security Number is mandatory, if you have one.  Complete field 5 of the form.  We cannot issue a passport without it, if you have one.
  • Complete Form DS-64: Statement Regarding Lost or Stolen Passport (click to be taken to the form). This form will be automatically generated when you complete Form DS-11 and declare your passport lost/stolen. If the passport is subsequently found, it must not be used for travel.  Anyone found using a reported lost/stolen valid U.S. passport in the United States or abroad may be questioned or detained by border authorities.
  • Completed DS-82 Renewal Application. If you have your current passport in your possession, is undamaged and was issued within the last 15 years with 10 year validity use form DS-82; 
  • Evidence of U.S. Citizenship. Such evidence may include but is not limited to: U.S. birth or naturalization certificate, Report of Birth Abroad or an expired U.S. passport.
  • Your most recent passport or a printed copy of your lost/stolen passport, if available;
  • Valid, government issued photo I.D. (such as a U.S. or foreign passport, driver’s license, military I.D. or Greek I.D.), if available.  If you don’t have an I.D., consular staff will be able to confirm your citizenship and identity through a passport database.
  • A police report for your lost or stolen U.S. passport is not required, but we highly encourage you to obtain one because it may help while you are in Greece without a valid travel document.  Your insurance company may also request a police report if you wish to file a claim for stolen items.
  • U.S. passport sized (2×2 inch) photograph– see  photo requirements for information. Photos which do not meet the requirements will be rejected. Passport photo.  A photo booth is available in our waiting area.  The cost for two photographs is 10 Euros.  Please bring the exact amount in the Euros only as the photo booth does not give change.  It may be difficult for an infant or minor child to be photographed in the booth.  We advise that your bring their required photos with you. Several shops near the Embassy offer photos services.
  • A printed copy of your confirmed flight itinerary;
  • The non-refundable application fee for a U.S. passport payable in cash or by credit card at the Embassy.  To view the amount in dollars and the equivalent in Euros, please check our Consular Service Fees Table here.

You are required to furnish the following:

  • Complete Form DS-11 Passport Application Form (click to be taken to the form).  Complete the form online, then print and submit to U.S. Embassy, Athens when you visit us.  DO NOT mail this form to the United States and DO NOT sign it until before a Consular Officer.
  • Social Security Number is mandatory, if you have one.  Complete field 5 of the form.  We cannot issue a passport without it, if you have one.
  • Complete Form DS-64: Statement Regarding Lost or Stolen Passport (click to be taken to the form). This form will be automatically generated when you complete Form DS-11 and declare your passport lost/stolen. If the passport is subsequently found, it must not be used for travel.  Anyone found using a reported lost/stolen valid U.S. passport in the United States or abroad may be questioned or detained by border authorities.
  • Evidence of U.S. Citizenship. Such evidence may include but is not limited to: U.S. birth or naturalization certificate, Report of Birth Abroad or an expired U.S. passport.
  • Your most recent passport or a printed copy of your lost/stolen passport, if available;
  • Valid, government issued photo I.D. (such as a U.S. or foreign passport, driver’s license, military I.D. or Greek I.D.), if available.  If you don’t have an I.D., consular staff will be able to confirm your citizenship and identity through a passport database.
  • A police report for your lost or stolen U.S. passport is not required, but we highly encourage you to obtain one because it may help while you are in Greece without a valid travel document.  Your insurance company may also request a police report if you wish to file a claim for stolen items.
  • U.S. passport sized (2×2 inch) photograph– see  photo requirements for information. Photos which do not meet the requirements will be rejected. Passport photo.  A photo booth is available in our waiting area.  The cost for two photographs is 10 Euros.  Please bring the exact amount in the Euros only as the photo booth does not give change.  It may be difficult for an infant or minor child to be photographed in the booth.  We advise that your bring their required photos with you. Several shops near the Embassy offer photos services.
  • A printed copy of your confirmed flight itinerary;
  • The non-refundable application fee for a U.S. passport payable in cash or by credit card at the Embassy.  To view the amount in dollars and the equivalent in Euros, please check our Consular Service Fees Table here.

You must bring with you the above listed required documents in addition to:

  • A Birth Certificate for applicants under 16 must be presented and both parents must attend the appointment with the child.  Attending parents must bring government issued photo I.D.
  • Applicants aged 16-17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The accompanying adult must bring government issued photo I.D.. Additional guidance here.
  • Minor applicants under age 16 must be accompanied by both parents. Both parents/guardians are required to appear in person with the child to apply for the passport or provide notarized consent authorizing the passport issuance.  Please review the requirements for parental consent for children under age 16: 
    • If one parent/guardian is unable to appear in person, then a signed, notarized Form DS-3053: Statement of Consent from the non-applying parent/guardian must accompany the application along with a photocopy of the front and back side of the ID they presented to the notary public with the DS-3053 form.
    • If the child only has one parent/guardian, evidence of sole authority to apply for the child must be submitted with the application in the form of an original:
        • Court order granting sole legal custody to the applying parent (unless child’s travel is restricted by that order)
        • A court order specifically permitting the applying parent to apply for the child’s passport
        • Judicial declaration of incompetence of the non-applying parent

If neither parent is traveling with the child, both parents will need to provide notarized consent as well as a power of attorney authorizing another adult to sign the child’s passport application on their behalf.