* Please note: The U.S. Embassy accepts cash or major credit cards only. All fees must be paid in either USD ($) or their equivalent in KD. K-NET is not accepted. For persons renewing adult passports via Pay.gov, online payment options include credit or debit card, U.S. Bank account (ACH), Amazon account, or PayPal account.
For KD currency: Torn/mutilated notes get rejected by the banks and are not accepted by the Embassy.
For US currency: Exchange companies and the local banks do not accept currency notes that are older than 1996. Additionally, notes that are well worn or have stamps or logos on them will be rejected.
Passport or CRBA applicants also have the option of being accompanied by an attorney at their appointment interview. For more information, please see parameters regarding attendance by any third party, including an attorney, accompanying an applicant.
Please note that all consular customers are required to wear a face mask and adhere to social distancing requirements at the Embassy. Anyone not wearing a face mask will not be permitted to enter the Embassy grounds.
If you need reasonable accommodation for your appointment, we encourage you to request your accommodation immediately once you schedule your appointment. We make every effort to provide accommodations to persons with disabilities and medical conditions. Reasonable accommodations vary, depending on the situation and the person’s needs.
Examples of accommodations include, but are not limited to:
If you are unable to provide fingerprints because of a medical condition, including birth defects, physical deformities, skin conditions, you may qualify for a fingerprint waiver for certain fingers.
The waiting room of the Consular Section and its restroom is wheelchair-accessible.