OBTAINING a TUNISIAN PASSPORT

(FIRST TIME PASSPORT & NEW BORN)

Requirements*:

  • Application Form duly filled out.

  • Copy of Tunisian Birth Certificate (Must Register the Birth first, ONCE you complete the registration THEN apply for The Passport “Application link “)

    We will not accept both applications at the same time. ( Application will be rejected ).

  • Two Copies of both Parents IDs ( Tunisian C.I.N if one of the parents is Tunisian or both )

  • Two Recent Passport Photos (2”x 2” inch White Background )

  • Parent's Authorization Form notarized and signed

  •  Application Fees 19$: (MONEY ORDER ONLY PAID OUT TO THE EMBASSY OF TUNISIA)

  • RETURN Prepaid Express Mail Envelope. (Must be Paid for in advance)


EXPIRED PASSPORT RENEWAL

(Passport can be renewed six-month prior to its expiration date)

Requirements*:

  • Application Form duly Filled out AND SIGNED.

  • The Expired original Passport must be sent along with the application, otherwise it will be considered a lost Passport Application.

  • Two copies of Tunisian ID Card C.I.N ( if lost , damaged , expired or over the age of 18 and never had an ID please fill up the C.I.N Pledge form )

  • Two copies of a recent Tunisian Birth Certificate EVEN IF BORN ABROAD. YOU CAN OBTAIN  A TUNISIAN BIRTH CERTIFICATE ONLINE “LINK

    (We do accept scanned copies)*

  • Two Copies of Permanent Resident Card or proof of legal status in the USA. (Pending Green card cases, will require a copy of the USCIS receipt notice)*

  • Two Recent Passport Photos. (2”x 2" White Background) Old photos will be rejected*

  • Employment Letter or Tax return for Self Employed or Business license for Business owners.

  • LETTER OF ENROLLMENT FOR STUDENTS ONLY.

  • Parent's Authorization ( Minors only under the age of 18)

  • If your civil status has changed from single to married in The United States you must register your marriage “Application’s linkSubmit the marriage registration application and fees along with the Passport Renewal Application.

  • TO KEEP THE OLD EXPIRED TUNISIAN PASSPORT  PLEASE FILL UP THE “PLEDGE FORM

    Application Fees: (MONEY ORDER ONLY PAID OUT TO THE EMBASSY OF TUNISIA)*

  • Adults Non-Student* (18 Years old )  40$ Passport' Fees NOTE: C.I.N Pledge form Fees 6$ Only if Applicable

  • Kids: 19$ (13$ Passport Fees + 6$ Parent's Authorization form Fees )

  • Students (18 YEARS AND OLDER): 13$ Passport Fees NOTE: C.I.N Pledge form Fees 6$ Only if Applicable

  • Consular Card Fees 9$ ( Eligible over 16 years old Applicant only)

  • RETURN Prepaid Express Mail Envelope. (Must be Paid for in advance)


LOST PASSPORT APPLICATION PROCESS

(Application will require The Minister of Interior’s approval and may take a longer process)

Requirements*:

  • Application Form duly Filled out AND SIGNED.

  • Two Copies of The Lost Passport if available.

  • Two Copies of The Tunisian ID Card C.I.N ( if lost , damaged or expired or over the age of 18 and never had one please fill up the C.I.N Pledge form )

  • Parent's Authorization ( for Minors only under the age of 18)

  • Copies of a recent Tunisian Birth Certificate. (YOU CAN OBTAIN A TUNISIAN BIRTH CERTIFICATE ONLINE “LINK )

  • Two Copies of Permanent Resident Card, US Passport or proof of legal status in the USA.

    (Pending Green card cases, will require a copy of the USCIS receipt notice)*

  • A Letter explaining the circumstances of losing the Tunisian passport.

  • Fingerprints ( Fingerprinting Kit )

  • US Police report.

  • Two Recent Passport Photos. (2” x 2” White Background)

  • If your civil status has changed from single to married in The United States you must register your marriage “Application’s linkSubmit the marriage registration application and fees along with the Passport Application.

  • Application Fees: ( MONEY ORDER ONLY PAID OUT TO EMBASSY OF TUNISIA)

  • Lost Passport Application Fees: 75$

  • Consular Card Fees 9$ ( Eligible over 16 years old Applicant only)

  • RETURN Prepaid Express Mail Envelope. (Must be Paid for in advance)


All applicants have to provide a self-addressed prepaid Priority Mail Express™ (Overnight) envelope from the United States Postal Service so that their passport may be mailed back once the new Passport has been issued.

Your passport will be shipped exclusively by United States Postal Service (USPS).

Please fill out the mailing label as follows (sender and receiver must be identical) including your phone number:

TO: First & Last name
Your Address
City, State, ZIP Code

FROM:  First & Last name
Your Address
City, State, ZIP Code

Please keep your tracking (or receipt) number (on the sheet you remove to expose adhesive).

WE ACCEPT ONLY MONEY ORDERS PAID OUT TO THE EMBASSY OF TUNISIA NO CASH OR PERSONAL CHECKS

1*Application missing any required documents will lead to delay / rejection of your application.

2*Failure to show your legal status in the USA will require The Minister of Interior’s approval and may take a longer process than usual.

PLEASE CONTACT US FOR ANY FURTHER ASSISTANCE:

PHONE: (202) 601-4124 EMAIL: CONSULAR@TUNISIANEMBASSY.ORG

HOURS OF BUSINESS: MONDAY - FRIDAY   9 AM -3 PM SATURDAY-SUNDAY: CLOSED

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