How To Apply for a new passport In Albania

How To Apply for a new passport In Albania

  • In order to obtain the passport, every Albanian citizen must visit the post office in their area and pay 6000 (six mille) (six thousand) lek (50)
  • Then, visit an office in the registry of your municipality in which the person is photographed and the fingerprints are digitally recorded.
  • The data gathered are then transferred to the center of manufacturing in Tirana.
  • The concept and method of creating the new Albanian ePassport are made by one civil employee (personal identification, photocopying fingerprints, searching for fingerprints as well as a digital signature) is what makes this document among the most secure and sophisticated worldwide.

Documents that are required new passport

  • Expired Albanian passport, if you own one
  • Birth certificate
  • Albanian ID card
  • An original copy of the birth certificate as well as passport are required to verify that you have Albanian citizenship.

Office Locations and Contacts

For more information of registry office in a municipality visit

What Are All The Eligibility

  • The citizens of Albania are eligible to apply for an Albania passport.


  • Six thousand (six thousands) lek, or (50)


The passport needs to be replaced after 10 years.

Processing Time

  • The passports will be processed in 15 working days of the date that an application is submitted.

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  • Aged 16 or older are required to submit the biometric identification card they use when applying for a passport renewal
  • Coupons for payment for passports with biometrics are available at post office
  • Citizens who are 16 or older can apply for a biometric passport at when they apply for the biometric identity card.
  • Citizens younger than 16 who wish to apply to obtain a passport with biometrics need to be in the presence of a parent, legal guardian or legal.
  • applicants who are under 16 years must present an application coupon along with an authentic identity document with photos, for example a personal identity certificate

Requirements Information

  • Applicant names
  • Nationality,
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace,
  • Date of issue
  • Address

The Document is required new passport

Albanian passport Albanian passport acts as a document for identity and travel document issued to all citizens who are citizens of Albania and permits travelers to travel internationally. In May 2009 the Albanian government began issuing a biometric passports as well as biometric ID cards for its citizens.

Other uses for the Document/Certificate

  • For identification proof
  • For travel to other countries.
  • To prove citizenship

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