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Important Passport Information


Preferred application form format: Email scanned PDFs to TunisACSAppointments@state.gov

Payment Methods & Details

The American Citizen Services (ACS) office of the Consular Section at U.S. Embassy Tunis accepts payment in cash or credit card, in US dollars or Tunisian Dinars. The Consular Section does not accept personal checks nor Libyan dinar for payment of any consular fees.

Appointments & Locations

The U.S. Embassy in Tripoli remains closed.  U.S. citizens in Libya who seek to apply for a Consular Report of Birth Abroad, U.S. passport, or other routine service should follow the instructions on the U.S. Embassy Tunis website for scheduling an appointment, and review information for documentary requirements for each service, and associated fees. Please note that we do not accept walk-in appointments.

We serve U.S. citizens intending international travel through passport issuance, while protecting the integrity of the U.S. passport as proof of U.S. citizenship at home and around the world.

One of the primary functions of the Passport/Citizenship Unit is to provide information and guidance on citizenship questions. For additional information about passports, see this page.

Security Information

For non-emergency issues and questions, please email LibyaACS@state.gov In an emergency, please contact the U.S. Embassy Tunis via the main switchboard at +216 71-107-000.

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.
Examples of accommodations include, but are not limited to:

    • If you require a private appointment due to a medical condition or disability, we may schedule an alternative time for you to come in for your interview.
    • If you or your child has special needs that requires a private appointment in a quiet space without distractions, we may schedule an alternative time for you or your family to come in for your interview.
    • If you are unable to speak, you may be allowed to respond to questions in an agreed-upon nonverbal manner such as using pen and paper.
    • If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you may bring a sign language interpreter to translate during the interview if needed.
    • If you have low vision, we may provide you with communications in large print.

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.

  • Interview waivers are only granted in extreme situations, such as having a medical condition that requires flying in an air ambulance.

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