Important General Information
U.S. passport holders living in Iran are kindly invited to register at this office and to keep their contact information updated.
The Foreign Interests Section of the Swiss Embassy in Iran cannot perform any U.S. visa, green card or immigration related services. For information on U.S. immigration matters for residents of Iran please check the relevant document under ‘Leaflets’.
The following consular services are provided by the Foreign Interests Section:
- Renewal of U.S. passports
- First-time U.S. passport applications (only for individuals under the age of 18)
- Lost U.S. passports
- Registration of births and deaths
- Social security matters
- Notarizations and authentications
Please check ‘Leaflets’ for additional information and requirements.
Any consular services require a prior appointment. To make an appointment please call the Foreign Interests Section at (+98 21) 2254 2178.
Please make sure to be on time for your appoinment; late arrivals or no shows need to make a new appointment. If you have to cancel your appoinment please inform this section at least 48 hours in advance.
For the collection of issued U.S. passports no appointment is needed.
The processing time from the time of application for routine passport applications is approximately 4-6 weeks and for birth registrations approximately 6-8 weeks.