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How quickly can I get my passport?

The current standard processing time is approximately 6-8 weeks. However applicants should be aware that this can vary according to the volume of applications received at the Embassy.

A temporary passport can be issued on the day only in the case of an emergency situation.

In all other circumstances, you will have to wait a minimum of five working days to get a passport. Valid proof of confirmed travel (e.g. airline ticket/email) must be presented in order for any application to be processed sooner than the standard turnaround. You may incur an additional fee. Please contact us immediately if you require a passport urgently.

We also provide assistance if you are on holiday in Germany and your passport has been lost or stolen.