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Passports for Adults

Passport Office
E-mail: Passaporti.losangeles@esteri.it

In order to obtain a new Italian passport, adult applicants must be:

  1. Italian Citizens;
  2. Enrolled into our AIRE (Registry of Italian residing abroad) and reside in our consular jurisdiction of South California, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada;
  3. Have an appointment booked online through our  PRENOT@MI booking system.

On the day of the appointment each applicant will have to appear in person. The appointment does not imply any obligation to issue the passport by the Office, which will provide the service only after verifying, the day of the appointment, that the applicant is entitled to the Italian passport.


A) Applicants that are ONLY Italian Citizens:

1) Passport application form

2) Pictures are normally taken here at the time of the application, but we still recommend to bring one Standard US Passport photo size in case the new photolive system is down.

3) Previous Italian passport (unless you are a first-time applicant or if it has been lost/stolen);

4) US Visa or Green Card issued after August 16th, 1992. If these documents cannot be provided the applicant will have to provide a US Immigration declaration confirming the applicant never became an American Citizen (certificate of nonexistence of record) or show the US entry stamp on the passport. Without the above NO PASSPORT will be issued;

5) Passport Fee. Please consult our Consular fees the amount corresponds to the line “RILASCIO ART. 27 (A + B)”. We accept ONLY money order or cashier’s checks made out to “Consulate General of Italy and in exceptional cases also cash. No personal checks or credit/debit cards;

6) Normally, the passport is issued at the time of the application. In case of unforeseeable malfunctioning of the system or in very busy periods, the passport could be mailed using a pre-paid, self-addressed USPS Priority Return envelope provided by the applicant (we do not accept Fedex, UPS or DHL) (in these case fill out this mailing consent form) or picked up in person when ready.

The information in this section is merely for informative purposes. All the requirements for the issuance of a passport will be verified upon receipt of the request.


B) Applicants with DUAL CITIZENSHIP (Italian and American)

1) Passport application form

2) Pictures are normally taken here at the time of the application, but we still recommend to bring one Standard US Passport photo size in case the new photolive system is down.

3) Previous Italian passport (unless you are a first-time applicant or if it has been lost/stolen);

4) For US citizens by birth: United States Passport OR Copy of Consular Report of Birth Abroad (for applicants born American citizens outside of United States);

5) For applicants who became American citizens by naturalization: Copy of US Certificate of Naturalization (unless was already submitted at our Consulate in the past);

6) Passport Fee. Please consult our Consular fees the amount corresponds to the line “RILASCIO ART. 27 (A + B)”. We accept ONLY money order or cashier’s checks made out to “Consulate General of Italy and in exceptional cases also cash. No personal checks or credit/debit cards;

7) Normally, the passport is issued at the time of the application. In case of unforeseeable malfunctioning of the system or in very busy periods, the passport could be mailed using a pre-paid, self-addressed USPS Priority Return envelope provided by the applicant (we do not accept Fedex, UPS or DHL) (in these case fill out this mailing consent form) or picked up in person when ready.

 

The information in this section is merely for informative purposes. All the requirements for the issuance of a passport will be verified upon receipt of the request.

 

Insights
    • We are happy that we continue to have a dedicated phone line for Italian citizens over 70 years of age. The line is operational from Mondays to Thursdays from 9 am to 12.00pm