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Passport issuance

The issuance of a passport must be requested.

Special conditions apply when issuing for the first time .

The applicant must present himself in person to apply for the passport (e-passport). The application will be filled out on site with the processor. All the applicant has to do is sign and have their fingerprints taken.

The responsibility lies with the municipality, the joint municipality and the city in which the main residence is located.

  • up-to-date biometric-compatible photograph, in passport format (45 x 35 mm) in portrait format, frontal shot without border, without headgear and without covering the eyes
  • If applicable, previous passport
  • Identity card if the applicant does not have a passport

  • last current civil status certificate if no document has yet been issued by the municipality, joint municipality or city in which the main residence is located

Fee: 37,50 EUR
Payment in advance: No
Passport for applicants under 24 years of age (32 pages)

Fee: 59,50 EUR
Payment in advance: Yes
Passport under 24 years old (48 pages - frequent travelers)

Fee: 70,00 EUR
Payment in advance: No
Passport for applicants over 24 years of age (32 pages)

Fee: 92,00 EUR
Payment in advance: No
Passport over 24 years (48 pages - Frequent travelers)

Fee: 21,00 EUR
Payment in advance: No
Surcharge for issuance by consular or diplomatic mission abroad

It is not possible to extend the period of validity.

Passports that have already been 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 that contain only the digital photo.

Period of Validity: 6 Years
for applicants under 24 years of age

Period of Validity: 10 Years
for applicants aged 24 and over

Processing Time: 4 Weeks

The passport cannot be taken with you immediately after the application has been submitted, as it is produced at the Federal Printing Office in Berlin. If the passport is needed earlier, an express pass can be requested.

Lower Saxony Ministry of the Interior and Sports

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competent Bodies

Einheitsgemeinde Geeste
Address: Am Rathaus 3 , 49744 Geeste
Telephone: 05937 69-0
Fax: 05937 69-103

Data protection information

Landkreis Emsland
Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen
Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62 , 49705 Meppen
Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Station Haltestelle Kreishaus
Bus: 993

Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible
bank account:
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Emsländische Volksbank
IBAN: DE26266600600120050000
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Sparkasse Emsland
IBAN: DE39266500010000001339
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Postbank Hannover
IBAN: DE36250100300012132306


Marc-André Burgdorf
responsible for:
Bernd Otten (Datenschutzbeauftragter)
Telephone: 05931 44-1605
Fax: 05931 44-391605
responsible for:

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen
Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover
Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)