Passport Services

Burma requires that American Citizens entering the country must have at least six months validity remaining in their passports. Please plan your travel accordingly by ensuring that your passport has at least six months validity and at least two completely blank “Visa” pages remaining before travelling to Burma. Burma visa or Entry stamps will not be placed on the “Endorsements” pages.

For more information about Burma visas, please go to The State Department website.

When traveling, please remember to carry a photocopy of your passport separately from your passport. In the event of loss or theft, the copy will helps facilitates issuance of a replacement passport.

The consular section issues full and limited validity U.S passports as necessary. Since December 31, 2015, extra visa pages can no longer be added to U.S. passports. 

In Burma, all persons, including minors, seeking a U.S passport must appear in person at the Embassy to apply. All passport applications require appointments, with the exception of emergency passport applications. See special requirements for children below.

All non-emergency routine services are by appointment only. Appointments are available Mondays and Wednesdays, between 1:30 and 3:00 p.m. and can be made online at the Embassy’s ACS Online Appointment System. For emergency services, please contact us directly by phone or email.

NOTICE: Starting on January 2, 2018, consular section visitors will no longer be permitted to bring personal electronic devices (PEDs) or liquids onto the Embassy compound. This policy will apply to both visa applicants and U.S. citizen visitors. PED storage will no longer be available at the Embassy.PEDs include computers, laptops, radios, cell phones, smart phones, MP3 players, iPads and other tablet devices, handheld gaming devices, smart watches, and wearable electronic fitness devices.Water fountains are available in the consular section waiting room.

Allow two weeks for processing new U.S passports. Passports must be collected at the consular section by the applicant or authorized representative. An appointment is not necessary to pick up your passport.

For more information about U.S passport services, please visit Please be advised that some procedures for passport application abroad may vary according to the country in which the passport application is made.