All services requiring a personal appearance in Taipei and Kaohsiung are by appointment only. Appointments must be made online.
One appointment can accommodate 2 applications. If you are submitting passport applications for 3 applicants, please schedule 2 appointments.
We recommend that you renew your passport at least 6 months before it expires. Many countries in the region do not allow you to enter unless your passport is valid for more than 6 months. Country Specific Information on Entry/Exit Requirements for U.S. Citizens is available on travel.state.gov.
The processing time is 3-4 weeks. The status of your application should be available online 7-10 days after the application is complete. To check the status, please click here.
If you are applying for a US passport for the first time for a baby or child born outside the US, follow the instructions for reporting “Birth of a U.S. Citizen Abroad”.
Please note: You received a confirmation at the time of you reserved your appointment. AIT does NOT have the resources to confirm appointments. We look forward to serving you at your scheduled appointment.
Apply for a Passport
- Adult Passports -10-year Passports
- Minor Passports – 5-Year Passport
- Apply My First 10 year Passport – I am 16 years old and above
- My passport has expired more than five years
- Replacing a Lost or Stolen Passport
- Apply for My First U.S. Passport – I just obtained my U.S. Certificate of Naturalization/Citizenship
Exchange Limited Validity Passport for Full Validity
- We strongly advise all customers to bring cash, as our system does not always accommodate credit card transactions.
- Cosmetic contact lenses that make the iris appear larger or smaller are not acceptable in passport photos.
- Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee increased from USD 25 to USD 35.
- Effective November 1, 2016, eye glasses are no longer allowed in passport photos.
- Effective October 1, 2016, a Social Security Number (SSN) is required for all passport applications. Click here to learn more about obtaining your SSN.
- Effective January 1, 2016, the Department of State no longer offers the option of adding visa pages to U.S. passports. If you need more pages, you are required to renew your passport.