Passport & SOFA Services


Passport & Status of Forces Agreement Services

According to the State Department , all U.S. military-affiliated personnel in Germany must apply for passports and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad through their local U.S. military installation passport office by making an appointment online using the RAPIDS appointment system.

 

Make an Appointment



GARRISON PASSPORT SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • Birth registration (includes birth certificate, passport and SSN processing)
  • Passport applications (initial, lost/stolen, mutilated, renewal, name changes)

HELPFUL HINTS

To improve passport application processing time and to minimize errors on the application, use the USAG Stuttgart Passport Application Instructions.

  • 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.
  • Be sure to use the applicant’s permanent physical address (German address or stateside home of record)
  • Complete the emergency contact section
  • Use full German civilian telephone numbers–no DSN
  • Provide parent's given name at birth
  • 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
  • Applications must be printed only on one side of the paper

OFFICIAL FORMS


HELPFUL LINKS

Passport & SOFA Office

  • Location: Panzer Kaserne, Building 2915, Room 314.
  • Commercial Telephone:
    +49(0) 7031-15-2009/2539/2301/2767
  • Defense Switched Network (DSN):
    (314) 431-2009 / 2539 / 2301 /2767
  • Email Box: click to compose email
  • Hours of operation:

    Mon, Tue, Thur & Fri:.
    8:30 a.m.– Noon, 1 - 4 p.m.

    (Appointments Only, including SOFA Cards)
    Walk-in Services: In/Out-processing, Passport Pickup, and Questions

    Wed: Closed

    Closed on all U.S. Federal Holidays

    Online Appointments: RAPIDS appointment system


APPLICATION CHECKLISTS AND INSTRUCTIONS

SOFA Information

CONSULAR REPORT OF BIRTH ABROAD

Please contact passport office for additional information prior to making an appointment with our office