How to apply and obtain Eritrea Passport: Documents required, Cost, Renewal?

Eritrea Passport

Types of Passport

  • Regular Passport
  • Laissez-Passer

What are the Documents Required?

Documents Required

Required for New Passport

  • A complete application form Passport Application Form
  • Three passport–size photographs
  • Copy of Permanent Residence Card (Green Card)
  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Evidence of up-to-date recovery tax payment clearance
  • Passport Processing Payment Receipt

Required for Underage Passport

  • A complete application form Passport Application Form
  • Three passport–size photographs
  • Copy of Permanent Residence Card (Green Card)
  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Parents’ Eritrean National ID (Copies)
  • Passport Processing Payment Receipt
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Required for Laissez - Passer

  • A complete application form Passport Application Form
  • Two passport–size photographs
  • Copy of Permanent Residence Card (Green Card)
  • Copy of Old Eritrean Passport
  • If old passport is lost – police report is required
  • Processing Fee for lost or damaged passport
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Procedure to apply and obtain Eritrea Passport

  1. Obtain the passport application form either in person or online. Complete the application form
  2. Collect the all required documents with photographs
  3. Locate the nearest passport office or immigration office in Eritrea or mail to the application
  4. Pay the applicable passport fees.
  5. Submit the completed application form and all the required documents and fees to the passport office.
  6. Wait for the processing of your passport application. This can take some time, so applying well before any planned travel is advisable.
  7. Some countries may require applicants to provide biometric data such as fingerprints or facial recognition. Be prepared to comply with any such requirements.
  8. You will be notified to collect your passport from the passport office. Then you can collect your passport

Processing Fees of Passport

  • Processing Fee for 18 years and older - $200
  • Processing Fee for Underage Applicants - $150
  • Replacement Processing Fee  for 18 years and older $100
  • Replacement Processing Fee for Underage Applicants -$75
  • Processing Fee for Laissez-Passer – $25

Passport Validity

The Eritrea Passport validity is 5 years or less.

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