Consular Assistance for a passport application at the Consulat in Atlanta.
When you need a new passport or emergency travel document you can
contact the consulate of your homecountry in Atlanta for assistance.
In the case that the consulate is unable to assist you they will
provide you with the details of your embassy in Washington or a nearby
Only the consulate or the embassy of your homecountry can assist you with your passport application while your are in Atlanta.
Passport application forms are provided by the consular department of your embassy in Washington or the bigger consulates general of your home
country in Atlanta. They are also the official sources on application procedures for a new passport or a emergency travel document.
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 since most
countries have specific and strict requirements like passport pictures and fingerprint scanning. A personal appearance could therefor be
Foreigners in Atlanta can apply for a new passport at the consulate or embassy of their homecountry.
The national government of your homecountry is the sole institution that issues your passport.
Your passport confirmes your identity and
nationality for the purpose of international travel. Furthermore a passport can also be used domestically in your homecountry as a
In your passport there is, among others, information about your name, gender, date of birth, and place of
Your passport does not give you automatically permission to enter another country. Your passport entitles you to return to
your home country.
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
- Official passport
This is a passport that is Issued to employees of the government when the purpose is solely for governement related work abroad.
- Diplomatic passport
A passport for diplomats and government officials for work-related international travel. A diplomatic passport is often also issued to the accompanying
family and dependents.
- Emergency passport (temporary passport)
Stolen or lost passport
When you lose your passport or when it is stolen and there is not enough time to
apply and obtain a normal passport the consular department will issue you a temporary emergency passport.
Immigration and passports
On entry in a foreign country Immigration often stamp entry stamps in your passport. This can also occur on exit. These immigration passport stamps serve different purposes
and are used by the local authorities of the country you are traveling 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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