For information on how to apply for a passport, please use our passport navigator. The navigator will ask you a series of simple questions and help you make an appointment or provide you with instructions to send a mail-in renewal application to Brussels if you are eligible.
PLEASE NOTE: The processing time for routine passport applications is approximately 6 weeks due to high demand. If you are traveling within the next 2 weeks and need an Emergency Passport, please begin with passport navigator. If you are eligible for an emergency passport, instructions will populate on the final page.
Reminder for Dual National U.S. Citizens: U.S. law requires all U.S. citizens, including dual-national citizens, to enter the United States using their U.S. passport. We urge all U.S. citizens to keep their U.S. passports current.
The Embassy is closed on Belgian and American holidays.
Check your local embassy’s website on how to make an appointment, or in some cases, drop off your passport application. Walk-in services may not be available. Passport services are not available on weekends or on Belgium or U.S. holidays.
Processing times vary depending on demand. If you are traveling within the next two weeks, please see the Emergency Passports section.
If you already know the form you need to apply, visit the Find the Form You Need section to learn more about completing and submitting the form. If you are unsure which form is needed in your situation, the Passport Wizard can guide you to the correct form.