Directorate of Human Resources

Military Personnel Division

Garrison to temporarily suspend tourist passport services as of Dec. 2. Read more on the Stuttgart Citizen.

U.S. Consulate Frankfurt Webpage

Department of State passport requirements for minor children

Passport and Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA)Section


To provide equitable, accurate, timely and efficient customer service to the Stuttgart military community through the Central In-/Out-processing Facility, Personnel Services Branch, Passport and SOFA services, ID Cards, Retiree Services and Casualty Assistance while establishing and maintaining strong relationships with our stakeholders to enhance the well-being of the Stuttgart military family.

All Department of Defense-affiliated personnel must apply for official “No fee” passports and the Consular Report of Birth Abroad through their local garrison passport office.

Passport Services include processing:

  • Birth registration
    (includes birth certificate, passport and SSN processing)
  • Passports Applications (initial, lost/stolen, mutilated, renewal, name changes, and add VISA pages)
  • SOFA Identification Certificate
  • Report of Birth Abroad -- To schedule an appointment for a Report of Birth Abroad, call the Passport Office at 431-2301/2539 or civ. 07031-15-2301/2539.

Helpful hints to completing a passport application

To improve passport application processing time and to minimize errors on the application, use the "passport application wizard" online at

Create the form, print and bring it to the passport section. The application must have the barcode in the upper left margin of the first page with applicant's data.

  • Do not use the download or fill out the blank .pdf form option
  • In the block "mail to" type the following address:USAG Stuttgart DHR, Unit 30401; ATTN: Passport Office; APO AE 09107 In care of Stuttgart Army. Do not use CMR or P.O. Box.
  • Applicant's permanent physical address (German address or stateside home of record)
  • Complete the emergency contact section
  • Use German civilian numbers -- no DSN
  • Parents' birth date cannot be blank
  • Expedite fees are not available overseas
  • If the printed application does not have a barcode in the upper left margin, it is the wrong application - - Incomplete applications will not be accepted
  • Application must be printed only on one side of the paper

Passport Application Checklists

Tourist Passports: services temporarily suspended

Official Passports:

Other Applications

Official Forms

Other helpful links:

Contact Passport and SOFA Section:
DSN: (314) 431-2539/3062/2301/2009/2767
CIV: +49(0) 07031-15-2539/3062/2301/2009/2767

Hours of operation:
Walk-in services: Mon, Tue and Fri 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.•
Closed Wednesdays: application processing, training•
Thursdays closed for Reports of Birth and Appointments and families of five or more applications •
Closed on all U.S. Holidays•