Passport application at the consulate in San Francisco
Consular Assistance for a passport application at the Consulat in San Francisco. The consular department of the Consulate of your homecountry in San Francisco offers consular assistance to it's citizens who need to apply for a new passport or emergency travel document. In some cases the Consulate will redirect you to the Embassy of your homecountry in Washington to apply for a new passport.
Only the Consulate or the Embassy of your homecountry in San Francisco can
assist you with your passport application while your are in San Francisco. The
consular department of the Consulate of your homecountry provides the
passport application form and can inform you on the procedures to submit
an application for a new passport or emergency travel document in
San Francisco or Washington.
You can renew your passport by filling an application form at the consular office of your Consulate in San Francisco or the Embassy in Washington. When there is no Consulate of your homecountry located in San Francisco you can contact a Consulate of your homecountry in a nearby state or contact the Embassy in Washington either by e-mail or telephone.
Always contact your Consulate in San Francisco by telephone or e-mail
before you apply for a new passport. In many cases you need first to
make an appointment with your Consulate or you might need to contact
your Embassy in Washington.
Always visit the official website of your Consulate in San Francisco to read about the procedures for applying for a new passport. Some countries have strict passport picture requirements and at many consulates and embassies your fingerprints must be saved and therefore a personal appearance could be necessary. You can find all the information on the official website of your Consulate in San Francisco.
Foreigners in San Francisco can apply for a new passport at the Consulate or Embassy of their homecountry.
A passport is issued by a the national government of your homecountry.
A passport certifies the nationality and identity of the holder of the passport for international travel. In a passport the information about the passport holder include name, gender, date of birth, and place of birth.
A passport does not give the passport holder automatic entry into another country.
A passport entitles the passport holder to return to the country that issued the holders passport.