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Luxembourg Passport (Adult)

LUXEMBOURG PASSPORT (ADULT):

Important: have you already asked the Consulate General to verify your information and Identification Number in the official Registry of Luxembourg aka the RNPP (Registre National des Personnes Physiques?

If you have not, please refer to STEP 1: Registry Check

1.

A copy of the proof of payment of the fees of 50 Euros (30 Euros for children under 4 years of age). Please refer to the passport payment section (payments can now be made online using a Visa or MasterCard) to print your proof of payment and the email that was sent to you with the date of the payment  

           

2.

The PASSPORT APPLICATION FORM 

Please PRINT and fill out by hand the Biometric Passport Application document. It is important to NOT touch the lines of the rectangular box when you SIGN as your signature needs to be inside the box for us to scan it. (women must sign using the name that is in their passport which is usually their maiden name for women born in Luxembourg – exceptions to this rule are women who naturalized or reclaimed nationality under a married name).

   

3.

Luxembourg Passport OR A Letter from the Ministry of Justice of your “Recouvrement de Nationalité” (Recovering of Nationality) or a Certificate of Nationality

   

4.

Original US Permanent Residency Card (Green card), US Passport, US Visa, E.U passport OR Third Country National Passport

Please note that these documents are only requested to prove single or dual nationality and that a legal status in the USA is not required to obtain a Luxembourg passport.

   

5.

2 USA PASSPORT SIZE PHOTOS from FEDERAL EXPRESS (FedEx) or AAA  (or a Professional Passport Photographer)

  • THE PASSPORT PHOTO IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT: Please do NOT go to Walgreens or CVS as their quality is very poor
  • PLEASE TAKE US PASSPORT SIZED PHOTOS BEFORE COMING IN FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT
  • The photo can NOT be BLURRY (it should be sharp with no visible pixels)
  • NO DARK SHADOWS / NO DARK SHADOW OVER EYES
  • NO smiling. Mouth closed, do NOT part lips, do NOT open mouth, DO NOT SHOW TEETH, neutral expression
  • EYES: looking straight ahead and OPEN
  • NECK: NO fabric around neck (no scarves, no hoodies, no large coat collars or parkas)
  • HAIR: Your hair should be moved away from face, eyes and ears (no bangs below eyebrows!)
  • EARS: Your ears should be partially visible and we should be able to see both ears clearly in the photo
  • LOOKING STRAIGHT AHEAD: please make an effort to look straight ahead and not to the side meaning, that we should be able to see both of your ears in the photo equally (if you see one ear more than the other, this means that your head is turned to the side and you are not looking straight ahead)
6.

For proof of your current address: a copy of your current driver’s license or last telephone bill or your last electrical bill. 

   

7.

Marital Status Documents:

  • If married, a copy of the marriage certificate ("Acte de marriage").
  • Spouse’s Name added to the second page PER REQUEST ONLY: if you would like to have your spouse’s name added to the second page of your passport, it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to verify with us that the spouse’s name is listed correctly in your information on the Registry of Luxembourg BEFORE you come in for your appointment.
8. 

FOR THE SHIPPING TO RETURN YOUR PASSPORT: Unless you pick up the new passport at the Consulate, you need to provide us with a secure form of sending your new Luxembourg Passport back to you by following the suggestion below

ONE FORM OF SHIPPING PER FAMILY: US POST OFFICE PRIORITY MAIL FLAT RATE ENVELOPE WITH BARCODE LABEL (we will also accept the STAMP for a PRIORITY FLAT RATE ENVELOPE) / OR FEDEX PREPAID LABEL WITH BARCODE (see below):

8)a) SHIPPING WITH THE US POST OFFICE:

go to the US post office and either ask for either a PRIORITY MAIL FLAT RATE STAMP (we will provide the envelope) or ask for a prepaid FLAT RATE PRIORITY MAIL ENVELOPE with BARCODE LABEL / they can create a LABEL WITH A BARCODE for you with a tracking number / address the envelope FROM the LUXEMBOURG CONSULATE GENERAL, 1 SANSOME STREET, SUITE 830, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94104 / TO: the address you would like your new Luxembourg passport to be delivered to 

8)b) SHIPPING WITH FEDEX (Federal Express):prepaid LABEL WITH A BARCODE is MANDATORY and we will NOT ACCEPT HAND WRITTEN LABELS (FedEx ONLY) – please refer to FedEx instructions below

  • Please create a label online by opening a FedEx Account  http://www.fedex.com/us/oadr/  (how to open a FedEx account);
  • The label should be addressed as shipped FROM YOUR HOME ADDRESS TO YOUR HOME ADDRESS (or work address if you prefer) - in order to make it clear to FedEx that your are paying for the envelope please use your address as sender and receiver, we will be able to use this label from our Consulate in San Francisco.
  • Request a ship date that is either OVERNIGHT or 2 DAY or EXPRESS SAVER DELIVERY (on the FedEx website you must pick the next date from your current date in order to chose overnight, or pick 2 days from your current date to pick 2nd Day deliver or pick 3 days from your current date to pick Express Saver) from the date you are making your label; THE DATE ON THE LABEL DOES NOT MATTER as FedEx will register the date your passport will be shipped.
  • Then, press PRINT LABEL (please print 2 labels and keep one or create a pdf document and email me your label, the label will have a Barcode).

        

 

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