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


Procedure to apply and Obtain Madagascar Passport

  • Obtain an application form for a passport from the Malagasy passport office or the relevant embassy/consulate. Fill out the form accurately and provide all the requested information.
  • Take the completed application form and the required documents to the nearest Malagasy passport office or the embassy/consulate of Madagascar in your country of residence. Present the documents to the appropriate authority and pay the application fee.
  • You may be required to attend an interview as part of the application process. During the interview, you may be asked to provide additional information or clarify certain details.
  • Once your application is accepted, you will be asked to provide your biometric data, including fingerprints and a digital photograph. This information will be used to create your passport.
  • The processing time for a Madagascar passport can vary, so it’s important to inquire about the estimated processing time when submitting your application. Be patient while your application is being processed.
  • Once your passport is ready, you will be notified to collect it from the passport office or the embassy/consulate where you applied. When collecting your passport, bring your identification documents, including your original national identity card or birth certificate.

Documents Required

  • Application form: Complete the official passport application form. This form can be obtained from the Malagasy passport office or the embassy/consulate of Madagascar.
  • Proof of Malagasy citizenship: You must provide proof of your citizenship. This can be a certificate of nationality or any other document that verifies your citizenship.
  • Birth certificate or national identity card: Submit a copy of your birth certificate or national identity card as proof of your identity and date of birth.
  • National identity cards of both parents: Provide copies of the national identity cards of both your mother and father as part of the identification process.
  • Marriage certificate (if applicable): If you are married, you may be required to provide a copy of your marriage certificate as proof of your marital status.
  • Residence permit or proof of residence in Madagascar: If you are a resident of Madagascar, you will need to provide your residence permit or any document that proves your legal residence in the country.
  • Passport-sized photographs: You will typically need to submit two recent passport-sized photographs that meet the requirements set by the passport office or embassy/consulate. The photographs should be in color, with a white background.
  • Fee payment: You must pay the applicable fee for passport processing. The fee may vary, so you should inquire about the current fee when submitting your application.

Cost of passport

  • It will cost approximately 135,000 MGA.

Renewal of passport

  1. Complete the application form: Obtain the passport renewal application form from the Malagasy passport office or the embassy/consulate of Madagascar. Fill out the form accurately and provide all the requested information.
  2. Submit the application and documents: Take the completed application form and the required documents to the nearest Malagasy passport office or the embassy/consulate of Madagascar in your country of residence. Present the documents to the appropriate authority and pay the renewal fee.
  3. Provide biometric data (if necessary): Depending on the renewal procedures, you may be required to provide biometric data, such as fingerprints and a digital photograph, during the renewal process.
  4. Wait for processing: The processing time for passport renewal can vary, so you should inquire about the estimated processing time when submitting your application. Be patient while your renewal application is being processed.
  5. Collect your renewed passport: Once your passport renewal is completed, you will be notified to collect your renewed passport. When collecting the renewed passport, visit the passport office or the embassy/consulate where you applied and bring your identification documents, including your original expired passport.

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