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What is the current processing time?

Turnaround Times

The current turnaround time for standard passports is around 6 – 8 weeks, but please note that applications can take longer in times of peak demand e.g. summer months.

Urgent processing time is around 3 weeks.

If you need to travel at shorter notice than this for emergency reasons, it may be possible to provide you with an Emergency Travel Document, an ETD is a restricted document and has limited validity.

Please note that if you require urgent assistance when the Embassy is closed, contact the main Embassy number, +603 2161 2963, and leave a message on the Duty Officer mailbox. This mailbox is monitored regularly by the Embassy Duty Officer.

This messaging service is only for genuine emergencies that cannot wait until the embassy re-opens.