Required Documents

You are required to furnish the following:

  • Form DS-11 Complete this online form, print it out but DO NOT sign the form until requested to do so by a Consular Officer; 
  • Form DS-64: Statement Regarding Lost or Stolen Passport.This form will be automatically generated when you complete Form DS-11 and declare your passport lost/stolen;
  • Evidence of U.S. Citizenship – Such evidence may include but is not limited to: U.S. birth or naturalization certificate, Report of Birth Abroad or an expired U.S. passport;
  • Valid, government issued photo I.D. (such as foreign passport, driving licence or military I.D);
  • For applicants under 16, evidence of parentage such as a birth certificate or consular Report of birth abroad must also be presented and both parents must attend the appointment with the child.  Attending parents must bring valid, government issued photo I.D.;
  • Applicants aged 16-17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  The accompanying adult must bring government issued photo I.D;
  • One U.S. passport sized (2x2inch) photograph;
  • The non-refundable application fee;
  • Self-addressed stamped C5 Size return envelope with the correct Swiss postage.
    Do not purchase the prepaid-registered mail sticker!

    • CHF 5.- Swiss Franc Stamps for residents in Switzerland and Liechtenstein
    • CHF 19.- Swiss Franc Stamps residents in France and Germany

Please Note:
Swiss Stamps need to be purchased at the Swiss Post Office. The Consular Section cannot provide you with Stamps or accept payment for delivery.

Prepaid Registered mail is not accepted.