Passport Renewal

We would be happy to help you renew your U.S. passport.  If you are outside of Slovenia, see our main Passport pageInstructions for renewing vary according to the condition of your current passport, when your current passport was issued and your age.  Below are two sets of instructions.


Adult Passport Renewal (ages 18 and over)

The following instructions apply to you if:

  • You are at least 18 years old; and
  • Your most recent passport (regular, diplomatic, or official) was issued when you were 16 years of age or older; and
  • Your most recent passport was issued within the last 15 years; and
  • You are able to submit the passport with this application; and
  • You are not requesting a change in the passport data, other than a name change due to marriage or a court order

For your passport appointment, please prepare the following items:

  • Your current or recently expired U.S. passport. We will cancel and return your existing passport during processing so that you still have proof of citizenship/identity.
  • Complete the passport application form using the electronic passport wizard, print the DS-82 form, and bring it to the interview.
  • One passport photo – 2”×2” (5×5 cm) against a white background and without glasses.  There are several photo studios close to the Embassythat are familiar with our passport photo requirements.
  • The fee for a passport is US $110.  We accept U.S. dollars or euros, payable in cash or by credit card.
  • If you married after your last passport was issued and you would like your married name to be reflected in your new passport, please be prepared to submit your original marriage certificate.  If the certificate is written in a language other than English or Slovene, you will need to present a certified translation.
  • An A5 padded envelope (podložena kuverta) with €1.67 in Slovene postage stamps.  We will mail back your passport via registered mail to your home in Slovenia or a Slovenian post office.

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, 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.


Adult Passport Renewal (ages 16 and over, or do not meet all the conditions listed in the section above)

The following instructions apply to you if:

  • You are 16 or 17 years of age; or
  • Your most recent passport was issued before you were 16 years of age; or
  • Your most recent passport was issued more than 15 years ago; or
  • Your name has changed since your most recent passport was issued by means other than through marriage; or
  • Your most recent passport cannot be submitted or has been lost/stolen/damaged.

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 are age 16 or 17 and you do not have identification, you will need to have a parent or guardian present photo identification.  You may also be requested to provide written parental consent if it is not implied on the application.

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
  • three 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 DS-11 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 is US$145. We accept U.S. dollars or euros, payable in cash or by credit card.
  • An A5 padded envelope (podložena kuverta) with €1.67 in Slovene postage stamps.  We will mail back your passport via registered mail to your home in Slovenia or a Slovenian post office.

You will need to appear in-person at the Embassy to apply for your passport.   All passport services are handled by appointment only, using our online calendar.

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,  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.