Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office — Los Angeles

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Individual passports


Dear Clients,

at the moment we can only offer a limited number of appointment, new appointments are opened daily 14 days in advance.

Please make sure you do need a passport in the next weeks/month before booking an appointment;

If you do not manage to book an appointment immediately, try again later.

Access can only be granted to the applicant (only exception: minors with their parents applying for a passport).

Please Read ALL Information Below BEFORE Scheduling Your Appointment

  • Please make an appointment in this category only if you wish to apply for your own passport (or for a minor child) . 
  • Passport applications received by mail cannot be processed.
  • Each applicant needs a separate appointment, even if they are members of the same family. Every applicant has to appear in person.
  • Please make sure to complete the application form and gather all necessary documents (+ one set of copies) BEFORE you come to the Consulate. Incomplete applications will be rejected!
  • If in addition to a new passport card you require other services, such as a name declaration,registration of your marriage or divorce in Germany or registration of a birth, you must book your appointment in the category declarations to your civil status. Please note that passport applications can only be accepted after the name declaration has been validated by the competent registrar in Germany.
  • Please arrive on time. If you are late, we may not be able to process your application, in which case you may have to get a new appointment.
  • Booking an appointment at a specific time (i.e. 10 AM) does not guarantee that you will be able to come to the counter at exactly that time. Delays are possible and in some cases unavoidable. Please be patient and allow for some waiting time when you plan your visit.
  • The waiting room of the consulate general is equipped with a photo machine where you can take pictures for you passport application for $5. The machine accepts credit cards only.


For a list of required documents and additional information, please visit Passports and ID Cards

These appointments are for passports / identity cards only. Applicants applying for a visa, name declaration, birth certificates etc. will not be accepted.


It is recommended to wear a face covering in the waiting area.





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