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November 20, 2023

Instructions for DS-82 Processing by Mail and Online Fee Payment – for U.S. citizens residing in Slovenia: 

 (Available December 1, 2023 at 12:01 a.m. EST) 


Step 1:  SIGN and complete the DS-82 Passport Renewal Form.  Type or print clearly in blank ink.   

*NOTE: You must provide a Social Security number, if you been issued one.  If you do not have a Social Security number, please click here. 

Step 2:  Obtain one WHITE background color passport photo 2” x 2” (5 x 5 cm) taken within the past 6 months; no eyeglasses.  See more information on photo requirements. 

Step 3:  Include one photocopy (color or black and white) of the biodata page of your previous U.S. passport. 

Step 4:  Include the passport you are renewing in the package you mail to the Embassy. 

Step 5:  Name change documents (if applicable) (original + 1 photocopy) 

If you would like to change the name on your new passport due to marriage, divorce, or court order, please include proof of your name change.  Documents must be original with English translation if applicable (ex. Marriage certificate, Divorce Decree, Court Order) 

Step 6:  Pay the $130 passport application fee via the U.S. government’s secure payment site.  After successfully paying the fee, you must print out the electronic payment confirmation you receive via email and include it in the package you send to the Embassy.  

Step 7:  Obtain a pre-paid, self-addressed, padded envelope, with €2.66 in Slovene postage stamps (two “c” class stamps), addressed to a location in Slovenia.   

IMPORTANT: Include a return address on BOTH the mailing and self-addressed envelope! [All envelopes without a return address will be rejected]. 

Step 8:  Mail all the items listed above to the U.S. Embassy in Slovenia at the below address.  You are strongly encouraged to send your DS-82 passport renewal package via registered mail/courier. 

U.S. Embassy Ljubljana 

Attn: Consular – American Citizen Services 

Prešernova cesta 31 

Ljubljana 1000 

Step 9:  Your new passport will be delivered using your pre-paid, self-addressed envelope.  Passport processing takes approximately 2-3 weeks.