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Passport application

Please note that you must make an appointment in advance using the online appointment system to apply for a passport. The use of mobile devices can lead to functional impairments or incorrect bookings. We recommend booking appointments online using a desktop computer or laptop. Please remember to make separate appointments for each family member to apply for their passport. Please understand that due to the limited capacity, applications from people who appear without an appointment cannot be accepted. To make an appointment, please go to the Consulate General Atlanta’s online appointment system.

Online appointment system

As soon as you have made an appointment, you will receive an email confirmation. Please arrive punctually for the agreed date. If you are delayed by more than 30 minutes, your appointment entitlement expires.

Here you will find the passport application and the list of the necessary documents

Application to the German Honorary Consul in Charlotte, NC
To save you the trip to the Consulate General in Atlanta, the German Honorary Consul in Charlotte, NC has been equipped with the necessary hardware and software to accept passport applications. North and South Carolina applicants can now apply for their passport in Charlotte. The Make an appointment for Charlotte takes place by phone (704) 364-6969 or by email to [email protected].

Here you will find further information on applying to the honorary consul
Here you will find the passport application and the list of the necessary documents

General information to help you prepare for your visit
Please read through all of the information on applying for a passport carefully before the appointment and bring all the necessary documents with you. In particular, also check whether

- Your name has changed, e.g. due to marriage, and you have received a Name change need to make or

- whether (if a passport is issued for your child) a Birth announcement is required.

Passport photos for Atlanta

If necessary, you can send your passport photos "DNR Customs" can be made. The shop is located in the immediate vicinity of the German Consulate General and is familiar with the passport photo sizes for the German passport.

DNR Customs
241 Peachtree Street NE
Suite D
Atlanta, GA 30303
Tel .: (248) 773-1771

DNR Customs is a five-minute walk from the Consulate General:
Coming from the Consulate General, please exit on Peachtree Center Avenue.
From there, turn left towards John Portman Blvd.
At the intersection, turn right on John Portman Blvd. (formerly Harris Street).
The entrance to the shop is on the left after approx. 50 meters (see picture above).