Please note, for all in-person services: If you are traveling from another country to your appointment, your appointment must take place after you have been in Turkey at least 14 days. If you have been outside of Turkey in the 14 days prior to your appointment, you will need to reschedule.
Limited passport services available. The U.S. Embassy in Ankara, the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul, the U.S. Consulate in Adana, and the U.S. Consular Agency in Izmir can assist you with a limited validity passport for an adult or minor if you have an urgent need to travel. We can also make limited appointments for accepting full validity passport applications, for other urgent reasons, such as Turkish residency renewal. As we follow CDC guidelines for phased re-openings at our domestic and overseas operations, we will update this website.
Limited passport services available. For information on passport requirements, and to schedule an appointment at the Embassy in Ankara or the Consulate General in Istanbul, please visit our website here: https://tr.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/
To request an appointment in Adana, please email your request to: CA-Adana@state.gov; or the Izmir Consular Agency: Izmir@state.gov. In the message, please include the following information for each applicant:
Date and place of birth:
Country of residence:
Date arrived in Turkey:
Intended date of travel:
Reason requesting an emergency passport appointment (select one):
-I am a tourist in Turkey who needs a limited passport to return to the United States immediately.
-I am resident in Turkey and have an urgent medical or humanitarian emergency requiring immediate travel to the United States.
-I am a resident in Turkey requiring a full-validity passport for Turkish residency and am not eligible to apply through your mail-in program.
- For information on how the application requirements for a Consular Report of Birth Abroad, please visit our Children and Family Matters page here: https://tr.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/child-family-matters/birth/
- Routine notary services are not available at this time. For information on notary services please go to: https://tr.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/notarial-services/. If you are experiencing an emergency which requires a notarial service please contact us.
U.S. Citizen Services are available at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul, the U.S. Consulate in Adana and the U.S. Consular Agency in Izmir.
Please review our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) here. If your inquiry is answered in the FAQs or elsewhere on our website, you may not receive an individual reply. If your inquiry is regarding Immigrant or Non-Immigrant Visas, you will not receive a reply. Please see the contact information below and direct your question accordingly.
Address: 110 Atatürk Bulvarı 06100 Kavaklıdere, Ankara
Tel: 90-312-455-5555 (emergencies only)
Address: Poligon Mahallesi Sarıyer Caddesi No: 75 İstinye 34460 Sarıyer, İstanbul
Tel: 90-212-335-9000 (emergencies only)
Address: Girne Bulvarı No.212 Yüreğir, Adana
Tel: 90-322-455-4100 (emergencies only)
To schedule an appointment in Izmir, please email Izmir Consular Agency.
To contact a customer service representative, please visit the GSS Contact Us page for full information or use contact information below:
- Telephone (From Turkey): +90 (850) 390-2884
- Telephone (From the U.S): +1 (703) 520-2490
Immigrant Visa Inquiries: (Returning Residents, Fiancée Visas, Family Based Visas, Employment Based Visas, Diversity Visas (Green Card Lottery), Following-to-Join Refugee and Asylum Cases, Special Immigrant Visas): Please note Ankara processes all immigrant visas.
E-mail (Ankara): Question Form
Nonimmigrant Visa Inquiries: Ankara and Istanbul process nonimmigrant visas, so please direct your inquiries to the location where you applied or intend to apply.