Know Before You Apply
You must apply for your U.S. passport in person by scheduling a pre-arranged appointment. The ACS Unit does not receive passport applications outside of business hours, on weekends on holidays and administrative days or via email, internet, or fax.
Requirements for All Applicants
Please electronically complete and print the application form using the passport wizard before your appointment.
Gather all the required documents prior to your appointment. If you do not have all of your documents in order, you may be asked to return to the ACS Unit at a later date. Keep in mind that the Consular Officer has the discretion to request more information.
Prepare Your Application
Complete form DS-82 and bring it SIGNED with you on the day of your interview.
Evidence of Applicant’s U.S. Citizenship and Identity
Please bring your most recent U.S. passport as evidence of your citizenship. Your most recent U.S. passport must be cancelled by our office before you receive a new one. Photocopies or notarized/certified copies are not accepted.
Evidence of Name Change
If you have legally changed your name since applying for your most recent passport, you need to submit evidence documenting the name change. This can be a marriage certificate, divorce certificate, court order, or Deed Poll from Guyana.
One (1) Passport-Sized Photo
Photo must be taken in color with a white background. The photo must be 2 inches by 2 inches. The photo should show the full face and ears of the applicant. Applicants should not wear glasses for photos. See examples of acceptable photos.
Copies of Original Documents
You must make copies of all original documents, including passports and IDs, which you will present with your application. If you do not have copies, you will be asked to return with copies. Photocopies must be on white, 8 ½ x 11’ standard paper stock (letter size). All copies must be single-sided
Submit Your Application
Present your application materials in person at the ACS Unit at the Embassy on the day of your interview. Click here for more information about accessing the U.S. embassy on the day of your interview.
Pay the application fee in cash in U.S. dollars or Guyana dollars or with a U.S. credit card at the Embassy on the day of your interview. All fees are non-refundable. The fee for your new passport is $130.00.