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Passport & SOFA Office

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Grafenwoehr/Vilseck

  • Location: Tower Barracks, Bldg. 244

  • Phone: DSN 475-6734/7301/8213, CIV 09641-83-6734/7301/8213

  • Appointments:

    To schedule an appointment, send us an email.

  • Hours of operation:

    SOFA Card Issuance, Passport Pickup, In- and Out-Processing and Questions:

    Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri 8a.m.—11:30a.m. & 1-3:45p.m. Thursday: Appointment only.

    Closed U.S. federal holidays

    Passport services are provided on an appointment system only.

Hohenfels

  • Location: Hohenfels, Bldg. 10

  • Phone: DSN 466-2734, CIV 09472-83-2734

  • Hours of operation: Mon - Fri, 8–11:30 a.m. & 1–4 p.m. Closed U.S. federal holidays

Garmisch

  • Location: Artillery Kaserne, Bldg. 203

  • Phone: DSN 440-3737/3345, CIV 08821-750-3737/3345

  • Hours of operation: Mon–Fri 8a.m.–4p.m., Closed U.S. federal holidays

Passport & Status of Forces Agreement Services

Garrison Passport Services Include:

  • Consular Report of Birth (includes birth certificate, passport and SSN processing)

  • Passport applications (initial, lost/stolen, mutilated, renewal, name changes and add visa pages)

  • SOFA Identification Certificates

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Passport Applications

Official Forms

Helpful Links

Helpful Hints

  • Do not use the download or fill out the blank .pdf form option

  • In the block “mail to” type the following address: USAG Bavaria MPD, Unit 28130 ATTN: Passports APO AE 09114. 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