Apply for express passport
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Die Lieferzeit für einen Reisepass beträgt in der Regel mindestens 2 Wochen. Sofern Sie kurzfristig einen Reisepass benötigen, können Sie den Reisepass in einem Expressverfahren beantragen.
A passport allows you to identify yourself when traveling to other countries. If you need the passport urgently, you can apply for it in an express procedure at a customer center. Then your new passport will be ready faster. You have to pay more for that.
The normal passport has 32 pages. If you travel a lot, you can apply for a 48-page passport. Both variants can be applied for in the express procedure.
You can apply for your passport in the express procedure at your customer center at your main residence. If you are registered in Hamburg with a second home, the approval of the identity card authority at the place of your main residence is required for the issuance of the identity document; this is obtained from the customer center. An increased fee applies.
  • Biometric passport photo: The photo is mandatory
    • be up to date and
    • meet photo requirements for e-passports.
  • if available: valid identification document, e.g. identity card or old passport
  • For minors: birth certificate, children's passport, declaration of consent and identity cards or passports of the legal guardians. Evidence of sole custody, presence of the minor child and legal guardian.

Preconditions

  • You have German citizenship.
  • You can come by in person to apply (this also applies to minors).
  • Minors please appear with at least one legal guardian. If a guardian does not appear in person, their written consent with signature and the original identity card/passport are required.
  • You are registered with an apartment in Hamburg. If you are registered in Hamburg with a second home, the approval of the identity card authority at your main place of residence is required for the issuance of the identity document. This is obtained from the customer center.

Hints

The passport can be picked up by a person authorized by you.
§ 6 paragraph 1 Passport Act (PassG)
www.gesetze-im-internet.de/pa_g_1986/__6.html

§ 1 Passport Ordinance (PassV)
www.gesetze-im-internet.de/passv_2007/__1.html

Section 15 Passport Ordinance (PassV)
www.gesetze-im-internet.de/passv_2007/__15.html

Related Links

  • passport
  • Federal Ministry of the Interior and Homeland - sample photo board (external link)
  • Federal Ministry of the Interior - Frequently asked questions about identity cards (external link)
  • Federal Foreign Office - travel and safety information United States (USA)
  • Children's passport
  • Travel and safety information from the Federal Foreign Office
  • Passport, explanation of serial numbers
  • Make an appointment online, all customer centers
  • HamburgService - check your ID / passport application status online
  • Customer centers Hamburg - overview
  • Federal Ministry of the Interior - Information on the new German passport from 01.03.2017
You can only apply for an express passport at the customer center. Only you can do that personally. The application is filled out by officials. All you have to do is sign. When you apply, your fingerprints will be taken to be stored in the chip in your passport (usually a flat imprint of your left and right index finger).
The passport is produced by Bundesdruckerei GmbH and sent to the customer center. You can then pick up the passport at the customer center.

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