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Important Passport Information

NOTICE

American Citizen Services appointments are available through our online system. If you are unable to book an appointment and have an urgent need, please email AntanACS@state.gov to request an appointment.

Payment Methods & Details

Adult Renewal

If your most recent passport:  was issued after your 16th birthday; was issued less than 15 years ago; is currently in your possession; has the same name you currently use

  • Applicant’s most recent passport
  • Fee of $130 payable in either ariary or dollars (cash and Visa card are accepted)
  • Completed and signed form DS-82

If your most recent passport: is lost or stolen OR was issued before your 16th birthday

  • Applicant must be present at the Embassy
  • Applicant’s most recent passport (if it’s in your possession)
  • Birth certificate/CRBA or other proof of citizenship (if your passport is not in your possession or expired)
  • Fee of $165 payable in either ariary or dollars (cash and Visa card are accepted)
  • Completed form DS-11 (do not sign until you are in front of a consular officer)
  • Completed form DS-64 (if your most recent passport was lost or stolen)

Minor Passport Issuance and Renewal (for children under the age of 16)

  • Both parents and the child must be present at the Embassy (if one parent absolutely cannot be present, form DS-3053 must be submitted)
  • Birth certificate/CRBA
  • Both parents’ passports
  • Photos of the child growing up
  • Fee of $135 payable in either ariary or dollars (cash and Visa card are accepted)
  • Completed form DS-11 (do not sign until you are in front of a consular officer)

All passport applications require 1 photos (2” x 2”/ 5cm x 5cm) in color with a white background and no eye glasses.

All forms can be found at here and we strongly encourage you to fill out and print your application from this website.

Applicants must return to the U.S. Embassy in Antananarivo, Madagascar, to pick up new passports or send someone to pick them up on their behalf.  If an applicant still holds a valid passport, they must bring that passport with them to be cancelled before they can receive the new passport.

Appointment & Locations

The Consular Section is open for non-emergency Passport services weekday morning by appointment only.

To make appointment, please follow this link

Where to Apply 

U.S. Embassy Madagascar & Comoros

Lot 207 A Point Liberty
Andranoro, Antehiroka
105 Antananarivo – Madagascar
Tel: (261) 20 23 480 00/01
Fax: (261) 20 22 584 06

Security Information

Arrival 

We strongly advise visitors to arrive 15 minutes before their scheduled appointment time.  In some cases we may not be able to accommodate visitors who arrive more than 15 minutes late.

Please allow for at least five minutes to complete the required security screening at the Consular entrance to the Embassy compound across from the Jovena gas station.

Security 

Due to security concerns and space limitations, the U.S. Embassy does not allow interested parties such as friends, relatives, attorneys, or business contacts to attend a visa interview with an applicant.  All U.S. Embassy visitors and their personal belongings must pass through a security screening before entering the Embassy compound.  For reasons of safety and security, visitors may not bring the following prohibited items onto the Embassy compound:

    • Cell phones, computers, and other electronic devices;
      Note: Cell phones may be stored securely at the Consular entrance for the duration of your visit but there is limited storage for other electronic items.
    • Media devices such as CDs, thumb drives, SD cards, headphones, speakers, etc.;
    • Cameras or video equipment, or other recording devices;
    • Flashlights;
    • Lighters and matches;
    • Knives and other sharp objects;
    • Other weapons or any item which can be used as a weapon;
    • Purses and bags larger than 18” x 18”; and
    • Liquids, gels, aerosols, oils, lotions, or powder (see exceptions below).

This list is not all-inclusive and security officials reserve the right to deny entry of items determined to be unsafe or a threat to security.

The following items are permitted:

    • Medical devices (please declare prior to screening);
    • Small quantities of make-up;
    • Small quantities of baby formula, baby food, and milk;
    • Small quantities of diapers;
    • Belts;
    • Watches;
    • Keys;
    • Non-liquid medications; and
    • Baby carriers or strollers that are small enough to pass through an x-ray machine.

Reasonable Accommodation

If you need reasonable accommodation for your appointment, we encourage you to request your accommodation immediately once you schedule your appointment. We make every effort to provide accommodations to persons with disabilities and medical conditions. Reasonable accommodations vary, depending on the situation and the person’s needs.
Examples of accommodations include, but are not limited to:

    • If you require a private appointment due to a medical condition or disability, we may schedule an alternative time for you to come in for your interview.
    • If you or your child has special needs that requires a private appointment in a quiet space without distractions, we may schedule an alternative time for you or your family to come in for your interview.
    • If you are unable to speak, you may be allowed to respond to questions in an agreed-upon nonverbal manner such as using pen and paper.
    • If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you may bring a sign language interpreter to translate during the interview if needed.
    • If you have low vision, we may provide you with communications in large print.

If you are unable to provide fingerprints because of a medical condition, including birth defects, physical deformities, skin conditions, you may qualify for a fingerprint waiver for certain fingers.

  • Interview waivers are only granted in extreme situations, such as having a medical condition that requires flying in an air ambulance.

The waiting room of the Consular Section and its restroom is wheelchair-accessible.

Please contact us at AntanACS@state.gov for more information or to request reasonable accommodation.

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