First Time Applicant


Adults applying for First Time Passports 

Please note that if you have been issued an official or no-fee military passport within the past 10 years and after the age of 16, you are not considered to be a first time applicant — please refer to our page on renewing a passport.  If you previously had a passport as a child and are now applying for your first 10-year passport, you are considered a first time applicant.

For your passport appointment, please prepare the following items.  All documents must be originals.  All birth, adoption, marriage, death or divorce certificates must bear an original seal, stamp or signature.  All documents not in English or Slovene must be accompanied by a certified translation.

Proof of U.S. citizenship, such as:

Proof of identity, such as:

  • a valid passport of any country; or
  • a valid driver’s license with photograph; or
  • a valid national identity card with photograph; or
  • a valid U.S. military ID card.

If you no longer use the name on your birth certificate, we will need proof of name change, such as:

  • your marriage certificate; or
  • adoption decree; or
  • a court order; or
  • hree pieces of acceptable identification listing your current name that were issued within the past five years.  Acceptable pieces of identification may include: school records, U.S. tax records, military records, driver’s license, federal/state/local government card, foreign passport, etc.

    Required documents for all applicants.   Please make sure you have the following items BEFORE you come to your appointment:

    • Complete the passport application form using the electronic passport wizard, print the form, and bring it to the interview.  Please do not sign the form until you are at the Embassy, in front of the consular officer.
    • One passport photo – 2”×2” (5×5 cm) against a white background and without glasses.  There are several photo studios close to the Embassy that are familiar with our passport photo requirements.
    • Fee:  US$145.  We accept U.S. dollars or euros, payable in cash or by credit card.If you would like to have the new passport returned by mail to an address in Slovenia, please bring us an A5-sized padded envelope (podložena kuverta) with €1.67 in Slovene postage stamps affixed to it.

All passport services are handled by appointment only, using our online calendar.  Please make an appointment.

Due to security procedures, we are only able to admit visitors who have business with the consular section, their minor children, or a companion to provide necessary physical assistance.  We are not able to admit other visitors without prior special arrangement. If there will be someone accompanying the primary applicant, like parents of a minor child or a companion to provide physical assistance, please email us and provide the name of the primary applicant, the names of anyone accompanying the primary applicant, and the date of the appointment.  Third party attendance at Passport and CRBA appointment interviews (click here).

For your interview, please do not bring large bags/suitcases, nor large electronic devices, such as laptop computers or tablets, as they are not allowed within the Embassy.


Children applying for First Time Passports

If the child was born outside the U.S. and has not yet been issued a Consular Report of Birth Abroad, please see our page on Birth of a Child.

For your passport appointment, please prepare the following items BEFORE you come to your appointment.  All documents must be originals.  All birth, adoption, marriage, death or divorce certificates must bear an original seal, stamp or signature.  All documents not in English or Slovene must be accompanied by a certified translation.

  • Complete the passport application form using the electronic passport wizard, print the form, and bring it to the interview.  Please do not sign the form until you are at the Embassy, in front of the consular officer.
  • One passport photo – 2”×2” (5×5 cm) against a white background and without glasses.  There are several photo studios close to the Embassy that are familiar with our passport photo requirements.
  • The fee for a passport for a minor is US$115.  We accept U.S. dollars or euros, payable in cash or by credit card.
  • Evidence of parental relationship (such as a birth certificate) and evidence of parental consent if both parents are not present with government-issued ID.  (See Children under 16 for more information.)

If you would like to have the new passport returned by mail to an address in Slovenia, please bring us an A5-sized padded envelope (podložena kuverta) with €1.67 in Slovene postage stamps affixed to it.

All passport services are handled by appointment only, on our online calendar.   Your child, even a newborn, must appear in person at our office. There are no exceptions possible for this requirement, sorry.

Due to security procedures, we are only able to admit visitors who have business with the consular section, their minor children, or a companion to provide necessary physical assistance.  We are not able to admit other visitors without prior special arrangement. If there will be someone accompanying the primary applicant, like parents of a minor child or a companion to provide physical assistance, please email us and provide the name of the primary applicant, the names of anyone accompanying the primary applicant, and the date of the appointment.  Third party attendance at Passport and CRBA appointment interviews (click here).

For your interview, please do not bring large bags/suitcases, nor large electronic devices, such as laptop computers or tablets, as they are not allowed within the Embassy.