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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


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  




completed and signed. Please note that the signature must not cross or touch the lines of the signature box on the application form (women must sign using the name that is in their passport which is usually their maiden name – exceptions to this rule are women who naturalized or reclaimed nationality under a married name).



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



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.



One USA PASSPORT SIZE PHOTO from COSTCO or Professional Passport Photographer / OR Luxembourg (or German) passport-size photograph from UNION POST near the Consulate

If you have access to COSTCO, please ask them for a US Passport Size photo. The only location we will accept a US Passport size photo instead of a Luxembourg size photo is with COSTCO or Professional Passport Photographer, but if the photo does not fit the requirements, we may ask you to go to Union Post SF. Please do not take photos at Walgreens or CVS as they are of bad quality.

Union Post SF at 237 Kearny Street (2 blocks away from our Consulate, a map is attached with directions from Sutter Stockton Parking Garage to Union Post and from Union Post to our building) – PLEASE TAKE PHOTOS BEFORE COMING IN FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT 

IMPORTANT GUIDELINES FOR PHOTOS: please have a neutral expression and do not show your teeth, open your mouth or smile, do not have a lot of fabric, a big jacket collar or a hoodie around your neck, do not wear glasses, do not wear headphones.

UNION POST at 237 Kearny Street (between Sutter Street and Bush Street), which is 2 1/2 blocks away from our building.

  • If you are parking at SUTTER & STOCKTON PARKING GARAGE (located 4 blocks away) please enter with your car at 444 Stockton Street, but exit as a pedestrian on the SUTTER SIDE of the building (follow the signs for Sutter Exit) at 245 Sutter Street (pedestrian exit and entrance), walk down the hill of Sutter (left out of the Pedestrian exit) to Kearny and take a left on Kearny, then walk to Union Post, once you've take your Luxembourg passport photo, walk back to Sutter, continue down Sutter until the very end of Sutter at Sansome Street, our building is on the left and the security entrance is on the Sutter side of the building, please refer to the following map with all 3 stops from the garage to Union Post and then to the Consulate's Building:

Please ask UNION POST for a LUXEMBOURG PASSPORT PHOTO. Do not smile or show your teeth in the photo, and your hair must be away from your face (ears visible if possible). You do not need to cut the photo down to size, as we have a machine to do this.

If you would like to take your photo before coming in for your appointment, please find the instructions for the dimensions below (if your photo is not correct we will need you to get a new one):


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



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.

Unless you pick up the new passport at the consulate, a 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  (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 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).
  • If you are having difficulties creating a label please call 1-800-GO-FEDEX or go to a FedEx office and have them create one for you.

Please find at the top, a checklist to ease the process.