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December 5, 2022

We are pleased to announce our Consular Officer is scheduled to provide U.S. citizen services in Honiara, Solomon Islands, during the week of on Tuesday, December 13, at the U.S. Consular Agency, located on Commonwealth Avenue, by the Port of Honiara. 

The Consular Officer will be able to provide the following services during the visit: applications for a U.S. passport, including renewals; applications for a Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA); notary services; information about voting by mail in U.S. elections; and selective service (draft) registration. 

U.S. citizens must contact the Embassy in advance to request an appointment with the Consular officer. Please email us at ConsularPortMoresby@state.gov and include the following information: 

  • Name and date of birth of each applicant
  • Current or Expired passport number, if applicable
  • Type of service requested (passport, CRBA, CRBA+passport, notary, etc) 

Please carefully review the below information to ensure you are fully prepared for services. If you wish, you may email applications and copies of documents to ConsularPortMoresby@state.gov for review in advance, to ensure completeness. Original applications and documentation will be accepted and/or reviewed during the event. 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSULAR SERVICES 

Document Return: All U.S. citizens who apply for passports or Consular Reports of Birth Abroad during this trip must make their own arrangements for the return of approved citizenship documents and other supporting materials from the U.S. Embassy in Port Moresby.  Document return may be arranged through an in-person pickup by the applicant or the applicant’s chosen representative in Port Moresby, or through the use of an international courier service, such as DHL.  U.S. citizens seeking services in Honiara must have a clear plan for the return of their documents after the Embassy completes processing. If you will use an international courier service, you may submit a pre-paid waybill with your application. 

Fee Payments: All consular services must be paid for in advance or on-site through one of the following methods. WE CANNOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS IN HONIARA. 

  • Any service: Payment may be made between 9:00 am and 12 noon or between 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm daily at the Embassy in Port Moresby, by the applicant or a representative. Cash or major credit cards are accepted. 
  • Any service: On site at the outreach event with U.S. DOLLARS ONLY or a bank check (not a personal check) in the exact amount of the service(s) to be provided, in U.S. dollars.  The bank check should be made out to “US EMBASSY”.  Credit cards WILL NOT be accepted on the day of the event, and the Consular officer CANNOT accept Solomon Islands dollars. The Consular Officer will not be able to make change; please bring the exact amount. Again, ALL CASH MUST BE IN U.S. DOLLARS. 
  • For renewal of 10-year adult passports only: Online using a credit card, debit card, PayPal, or Amazon Pay.  Please come to the event with printed payment confirmation. Unfortunately, online payment is not yet available for any other service. 

Renewal of Adult U.S. Passport

(current passport has/had 10-year validity)  

  • $130 USD paid in advance or on site via any of the methods above.
  • Applicant’s 10-year adult U.S. passport. 
  • Photocopy of the passport biographic page. 
  • 2” by 2” (5cm x 5cm) passport photo (see requirements). 
  • Completed and signed Form DS-82 (printed single-sided). 
  • Please email a copy of the passport in advance and provide more information on how you plan to pay the fee and your document return plan.

Application for a First-Time Adult Passport

(applicant is at least 16 years old and has a current passport with 5-year validity, or an adult who has never had a U.S. passport before) 

  • $165 USD paid in advance at the Embassy or on site as described above.  Online fee payment is not an option. 
  • Applicant’s minor U.S. passport. 
  • Photocopy of the passport biographic page. 
  • 2” by 2” (5cm x 5cm) passport photo (see requirements). 
  • Presence of at least one parent if the applicant is 16 or 17 years old. 
  • Completed Form DS-11 (printed single-sided), DO NOT sign until requested to do so by the consular officer administering the oath. 
  • Please email a copy of the passport in advance and provide more information on how you plan to pay the fee and your document return plan.  

Renewal of Minor Passport

(applicant is less than 16 years old and has a current or recently expired passport with 5-year validity) 

  • $135 USD paid in advance at the Embassy or on site as described above.  Online fee payment is not an option. 
  • Applicant’s minor U.S. passport. 
  • Photocopy of the passport biographic page. 
  • Applicant’s original/certified copy U.S. birth certificate or Consular Report of Birth Abroad. 
  • Photocopy of the birth certificate or CRBA. 
  • Both parents’ passports or government issued IDs and photocopies of the IDs. 
  • Presence of both parents.  If only one parent can be present, the applying parent must present a pre-completed and pre-notarized statement of consent from the non-applying parent via a DS-3053. 
  • 2” by 2” (5cm x 5cm) passport photo (see requirements). 
  • Completed DS-11 (printed single-sided), DO NOT sign until requested to do so by the consular officer administering the oath. 
  • Please email a copy of the passport in advance and provide more information on how you plan to pay the fee and your document return plan.  

Consular Report of Birth Abroad and first passport

(child born in Solomon Islands to at least one U.S. citizen parent, see here for more information) 

  • 235 USD (combined fee for CRBA ($100) + first passport ($135)) paid in advance at the Embassy or on site as described above.  Online fee payment is not an option. 
  • Applicant’s original Solomon Islands birth certificate and a photocopy. 
  • If applicable, parents’ original marriage certificate and photocopy. 
  • Evidence of parent(s) U.S. citizenship (U.S. passport, original U.S. birth certificate, U.S. naturalization certificate, etc.) 
  • Evidence of the U.S. citizen parent(s) physical presence or residence in the United States prior to the child’s birth, which may include school records, employment, tax, bank, and medical records, utility bills, rent receipts, or other official public documents. 
  • Evidence of termination of any previous marriages of either of the parents (divorce, annulment, or death certificate). 
  • Both parents’ passports or government issued IDs and photocopies (passports are strongly preferred). 
  • Completed DS-2029 (printed single-sided), DO NOT sign until requested to do so by the consular officer administering the oath. 
  • Completed DS-11 (printed single-sided), DO NOT sign until requested to do so by the consular officer administering the oath. 
  • 2” by 2” (5cm x 5cm) passport photo (see requirements). 
  • Please email a copy of the passport in advance and provide more information on how you plan to pay the fee and your document return plan.  

Replacement of Lost, Stolen, or Mutilated Passports 

Please email us in advance to determine if we can provide this service during the visit.

Notarial Services 

  • $50 USD per seal (stamp) applied, paid in advance at the Embassy or on site as described above.  Online fee payment is not an option.  Note: documents related to federal benefits or specifically required by a U.S. federal, state, or tribal government for an official purpose can be notarized at no cost (e.g., Social Security documents, Selective Service registration, etc). 
  • Document(s) to be notarized. 
  • Government-issued ID and presence of the person signing the document(s). 

Voter Assistance 

We can also accept completed and sealed voting materials that bear sufficient U.S. postage.  For more information visit FVAP.gov. 

To learn more about the Embassy’s services for U.S. Citizens, please visit our website.