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Important Passport Information

Payment Methods & Details

At AIT Taipei and Kaohsiung, fees may be paid in either US or NT dollars cash or by credit card.  All credit card transactions are in U.S. Dollars.  All U.S. dollar banknotes must be clean.  We cannot accept ripped, worn, or damaged banknotes.  We do not accept personal checks. 

Please pay with current U.S. Dollars to meet the requirements of local financial institutions.  We no longer accept the old version of U.S. dollar banknotes (PDF 22 MB).

Passport Application Fees

  • Adult Passport:
    • Form DS-82 US$130 for ten-year passport renewal
    • Form DS-11 US$165 for applicants whose passports expired more than five years ago
    • Form DS-11 US$165 for first time adult passport applicants who are 16 years old and over
  • Minor Passport:  Form DS-11 US$135 for applicants who are under 16 years old
  • Passport Card:  US$30 for adults; US$15 for minors
  • Lost/Stolen Passport Replacement:  Form DS-11 US$165 for adults; Form DS-11 US$135 for minors 

Appointments & Locations

All services at AIT Taipei and AIT Kaohsiung are by appointment only.   We request that you follow this link to obtain complete information on making an appointment with us, cancelling an appointment you no longer need, and adhering to AIT’s security regulations during your visit.

American Institute in Taiwan, Taipei
No.100, Jinhu Road, Neihu District, Taipei 114017

American Institute in Taiwan, Kaohsiung
5F, No. 88, Chenggong 2nd Road, Qianzhen District, Kaohsiung 806618

Security Information

In accordance with new security regulations, the following items are prohibited inside the American Institute in Taiwan:

  • Weapons or explosive materials of any kind
  • Sharp objects such as scissors, pen knives or nail files
  • Laptops or larger electrical/electronic devices
  • Cameras or video recorders
  • Remote controls
  • Large shoulder bags/purses – only bags that can be carried by hand will be permitted
  • Any bags, backpacks, briefcases, suitcases, leather bags, cloth bags, or shoulder bags larger than 18″x14″x8″
  • Food items including bottled water (*baby formula/food may be excepted)
  • Cigarettes (including electronic cigarettes), cigars, match boxes, lighters
  • Sealed packages

This list is not exhaustive. Other items may be prohibited at the discretion of security staff.

The American Institute in Taiwan cannot store prohibited items for you.

Additional Information for AIT Kaohsiung

  • All individuals over the age of two coming to AIT for consular services are required to wear protective masks. You will not be allowed entry without a mask.
  • Due to elevated COVID-related restrictions, applicants will not be allowed to enter the China Steel building more than 15 minutes before their appointment.  There are no exceptions to this requirement.

Reasonable Accommodation

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.

The waiting room of the Consular Section and its restroom is wheelchair-accessible.