AIT Consular Officer to Visit Hsinchu March 20, 2015 for American Citizen Consular Services

Services by Local Bank Draft In USD Only, No Cash Payment will be accepted)

Representatives of the Consular Section of the American Institute in Taiwan will be in Hsinchu on Friday, March 20, 2015, to provide consular services.  American citizens applying for U.S. passports and requiring the services of a notary public for U.S. purposes may come to the 1st Floor, Briefing Room, Hsinchu Science Park Bureau, Ministry of Science and Technology, located at No 2, Hsin-Ann Rd., Hsinchu Science Park, Hsinchu City, from 9:30am to 11:00am.  Appointments are not required.

Payment for services must be made by local bank draft (Cashier’s Check) in U.S. Dollars (本地銀行的美金匯票) payable to “American Institute in Taiwan” with no other amendments or notations (such as “Not Negotiable”).  We regret that we will be unable to provide services without payment by local bank draft at the time of the visit.  Please ensure that your bank draft is for the exact cost of your services. Minor child passport renewals cost US$105; adult passport renewals cost US$110; first-time or lost adult passport replacements cost US$135; all notary services are US$50 per notary signature.

For passport renewal information and required documents for adults and children under 16 years of age, please refer to AIT’s website.

All applicants must prepare A-4 sized photocopies of all required documents before submitting the passport application.

For passport renewals, the passport will be ready in about three weeks and will be sent to the applicant by courier.  The previous passport will be cancelled and returned to the applicant on-site.

Please contact AIT’s Taipei Office at 02-2162-2000 ext. 2306 or by e-mail at for further information.  For more information about American Citizen Services, including fees, please refer to AIT’s website.