Consular Assistance for a passport application at the Consulat in Atlanta.
The consular department of the consulate of your homecountry in Atlanta 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 can assist you with your passport application while your are in Atlanta.
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 Atlanta or Washington.
You can renew your passport by filling an application form at the consular office of your consulate in Atlanta or
the embassy in Washington. When there is no consulate of your homecountry located in Atlanta 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 Atlanta before you apply for a new passport. In many cases you need first to make an appointment or you might need to contact your
embassy in Washington.
Always visit the official website of your consulate in Atlanta 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.
Foreigners in Atlanta 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
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.
Most common types of passports that you can apply for at your Embassy
- Ordinary passport This passport is issued to the citizens of the country or to other nationals that by law are entitled to a passport
of said country. The ordinary passport, sometimes called a “tourist passport” or “regular passport” is the type of passport that is the
It is in certain countries sometimes possible to have your children registered within your ordinary passport as being the parent, rendering it functionally
the same as a family passport.
- Official passport This type of passport is Issued to employees of the government in relation to
Diplomatic passport This passport is issued to government officials and diplomats for work-related
international travel. This passport is often also issued to the accompanying dependents.
- Emergency passport (temporary
passport) When your passport is lost or stolen and when there is not enough time to obtain a passport replacement the embassy will issue you
a temporary Emergency passport.
Immigration and passports
Immigration officials often stamp exit and entry stamps in your passport. Such stamps can serve different purposes according to the laws
of the country you are travelling through.
For all specific information on passport matters, please inquire the consulate in Atlanta by contacting them directly by email or telephone call.
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