Complete fee information is available here. Acceptable methods of payment are:
We do not accept personal checks. Please note that consular fees are nonrefundable.
U.S. citizens in The Bahamas or Turks and Caicos Islands can submit their application for a U.S. passport to the American Citizen Services Unit at the U.S. Embassy in Nassau. The actual printing of the passport books takes place at the National Passport Processing Center in the United States, where a passport incorporating a digitized image and other enhanced security features can be produced. You may expect to wait approximately 7-10 business days, or two calendar weeks, for your new U.S. passport to be received and processed for pick up with us.
42 Queen St.
Nassau, the Bahamas
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A Social Security Number is required for all passport applications. If you have been issued a Social Security number you must provide it on your application for a U.S. passport. If you are in the Bahamas or Turks & Caicos and require a new or replacement Social Security number card, or are unsure as to whether you have ever been issued one, you should contact the Federal Benefits Unit in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: https://do.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/social-security/.
You may expect to wait approximately 7-10 business days (2 calendar weeks) for your new U.S. passport book to be ready. CRBAs and passport cards take approximately 15 business days. Your new passport cannot be collected at U.S. Embassy Nassau, and will have to be returned to you via the options listed below. When selecting CASH ON DELIVERY (DHL or GWS) we will provide the airway bill on the day of your appointment and no action is required prior to your appointment.
The Embassy does not permit interested third parties such as friends, relatives, attorneys, or business contacts to attend non-immigrant visa interviews with the applicant.
The following items are not allowed in the Embassy during your interview:
*Other items may be prohibited at the discretion of Embassy security staff. U.S. Embassy Nassau has no storage available. If you are found to have prohibited items, you will be asked to dispose of them prior to entry.
If you need reasonable accommodation for your appointment, we encourage you to request your accommodation immediately once you schedule your appointment. We make every effort to provide accommodations to persons with disabilities and medical conditions. Reasonable accommodations vary, depending on the situation and the person’s needs.
Examples of accommodations include, but are not limited to:
If you are unable to provide fingerprints because of a medical condition, including birth defects, physical deformities, skin conditions, you may qualify for a fingerprint waiver for certain fingers.
The waiting room of the Consular Section and its restroom is wheelchair-accessible.
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