Passports and Consular Reports of Birth
The following information is for persons who will apply for their passports and/or reports of birth at the U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua. For information on applying for a passport in the United States, please click here.
The Embassy provides a wide range of citizenship services to Americans in Nicaragua. All services require that you personally appear in our offices. To set up an appointment for any of the services listed below, click here.
For more information on our service hours, click here. An appointment is required for all services except emergency services
Please choose a category below to begin!
- Applying For a Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA)
- Applying for a U.S. Passport from Outside the United States
- Adding Visa Pages
For local procedures, send an email to: ACS.Managua@state.gov
Child Support and Passport Issuance
Under Section 51.70 (a) (8) of Title 22 of the Code of Federal Regulations, a passport, except for direct return to the United States, will not be issued in any case in which the applicant has been certified by the Secretary of Health and Human Services as notified by a state agency to be in arrears of child support in an amount exceeding $2,500.00. For more information, click here.
Your passport will be revoked if you fall under this regulation, including when you apply for additional pages, seek a renewal or process a Report of Birth application.
Please direct any questions to the appropriate State child support enforcement agency. You may go to the Department of Health and Human Services - State Child Support Enforcement Web Site for a listing of HHS state and local agencies.
Passport & CRBA Appointments
- We suggest that applicants with an appointment for Consular Report of Birth Abroad, plan to arrive in the embassy 30 minutes before their scheduled appointment. Parking and security checks at the embassy entrance can take up to 20 minutes.