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Passport Office
12424 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Before scheduling a passport appointment through the PRENOT@MI portal, please verify that you are registered at the Italian Consulate in Los Angeles.

Italian citizens residing for at least 6 months per year in this Consular jurisdiction must EITHER already be registered at this Consulate in Los Angeles OR have submitted an A.I.R.E. registration request to this Consulate through the FAST IT portal. This also applies to citizens currently registered in AIRE who were previously registered at another Consulate and satisfy the residency requirement. AIRE registration is a legal obligation of all Italian citizens (art. 6 of law 470/1988) and is required for passport issuance abroad.

For more information solely with regards to AIRE registration, please send an email to

For those who are only temporarily in this consular jurisdiction we kindly request to email the Passport Office at explaining your needs, before booking an appointment.


It is now possible to acquire all biometric information (photo, digital signature and fingerprints) directly at the following honorary consulates (only for applicants registered AIRE with our consulate):

The Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles issues passports for Italian citizens in our consular jurisdiction (Southern California, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada) to those registered with our AIRE Department.
Passport applications can ONLY be submitted in person and BY APPOINTMENT booked through our FREE Prenot@mi booking system.

If no appointments are available, we recommend you check the Prenot@mi booking system DAILY after 3 pm when appointments that have not be confirmed get automatically cancelled and can be booked again. If you have already scheduled an appointment but your plans have changed and you cannot make it any longer, please cancel it.

All appointments MUST BE CONFIRMED 4 to 10 days before the appointment date. Due to high demand, wait time for a passport appointment is 10/12 weeks.

No appointment is necessary for minors younger than 12 years old (no need for fingerprints nor signature retrieval).

Passport fees can only be paid with money order or cashier’s check made out to Consulate General of Italy. We do not accept credit cards or personal checks.

Consular fees

 For general information please consult the following link of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (text only in Italian).

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