September 21, 2018
AIT Press Release #: PR-1831
Are you a U.S. citizen who needs to renew your U.S. passport, obtain a Consular Report of Birth Abroad for a newborn, or have a document notarized? Representatives of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Kaohsiung Branch Office will visit Pingtung on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 to provide those consular services and answer questions.
Services will be offered from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the first-floor of Pingtung County Government Joint Services Center, located at No. 527, Ziyou Road, Pingtung City.
Please check our website at https://www.ait.org.tw/u-s-citizen-services/passports/ for more information on required application forms, the specific U.S. passport photo 2″ x 2″ square size requirement, and current fees.
Please note that since November 1, 2016, eyeglasses or cosmetic contact lenses that make the iris appear larger or smaller are not acceptable in passport photos. Please bring both the original and a clear photocopy of your U.S. passport or other photo ID.
Note that passport applications for minor children under the age of 16 require signatures and a personal appearance by both parents and the child. Please review our website at https://www.ait.org.tw/u-s-citizen-services/passports/minor-passports-5-year-passport/.
We are only able to accept local bank drafts (cashier’s checks 美金匯票) payable to the “American Institute in Taiwan.” We cannot accept cash, personal checks or credit cards.
If you have any questions, please contact AIT Kaohsiung at (07) 335-5006 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., or e-mail us at KaohsiungACS@ state.gov.