The issuance of a passport must be applied for.
Special conditions apply to the first exhibition .
The applicant must appear in person to apply for the passport (e-passport). The application is completed on site with the processor. The applicant only has to sign and have fingerprints taken.
Who should I contact?
The responsibility lies with the municipality, the Joint Community and the city in which the main residence is located.
Which documents are required?
- Current biometrics-compatible photograph, in passport format (45 x 35 mm) in portrait format, frontal shot without border, without headgear and without covering the eyes
- previous passport, if applicable
Identity card if the applicant does not have a passport
last current civil status certificate, if no document has yet been issued by the commune, joint municipality or city in which the main residence is located
What are the fees?
Fee: 37,50 EURPayment in advance: NoPassport for applicants under 24 years of age (32 pages)
Fee: 59,50 EURPayment in advance: YesPassport under 24 years (48 pages - frequent travelers)
Fee: 60,00 EURPayment in advance: NoPassport for applicants over 24 years of age (32 pages)
Fee: 82,00 EURPayment in advance: NoPassport over 24 years (48 pages - frequent travelers)
Fee: 21,00 EURPayment in advance: NoSurcharge if issued by consular or diplomatic missions abroad
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?
An extension of the validity period is not possible.
Passports already issued will remain valid for up to 10 years after 1 November 2005. This also applies to passports issued between November 2005 and November 2007, which contain only the digital photo.
Period of Validity: 6 Yearsfor applicants under 24 years of age
Period of Validity: 10 Yearsfor applicants aged 24 and over
Processing Time: 4 Weeks
What else should I know?
The passport cannot be taken immediately after the application has been submitted, as it is produced at the Bundesdruckerei in Berlin. If the passport is needed earlier, an express pass can be requested.
The text was automatically translated based on the German content.
Technically approved by
Lower Saxony Ministry of the Interior and Sport