Message to U.S. Citizens: Resumption of Routine Services for U.S. Citizens
Location: Honduras, countrywide
Event: Starting March 16, 2022, the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa will resume routine passport, notarial, and Consular Report of Birth Abroad appointments. All U.S. citizens are welcome to schedule appointments according to their need. Please find more information at the following address: https://hn.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/
The Embassy continues to also provide emergency consular services for the following categories:
- Arrest of a U.S. Citizen
- Death of a U.S. Citizen
- Victims of Crime
- Medical emergency
- Grave illness or death of an immediate family member in the U.S.
- For U.S. citizen tourists in Honduras– imminent scheduled return travel to the U.S. after a passport has been lost or stolen.
- If your inquiry is regarding one of the above categories, please contact us at USAHonduras@state.govfor assistance or to schedule your emergency appointment.
- Please note that planned vacation travel does not qualify as an emergency, even if your ticket has already been purchased.
DS-82 Mail-In Passport Renewal
We also encourage those eligible to renew their passport by mail. More information available here.
Current Forms Must be Used for Citizenship Services
Please be aware that the American Citizens Services unit can only accept the current form for a citizenship services application, including those for U.S. passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad. The current U.S. passport forms can be found here: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/how-apply/forms.html.
The current Consular Report of Birth Abroad form can be found here: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/while-abroad/birth-abroad.html.
Expired forms will not be accepted at your appointment, and you will need to complete a new application. The top right of each form will indicate its expiration date. Please be sure to check your form before arriving to your appointment to avoid delays in processing.
Returning to the United States on an Expired U.S. Passport
If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until March 31, 2022. See this page for more information.
- Recommended Actions to Take:
- All U.S. citizens should enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)to receive Alerts and ensure you can be located in an emergency.
- Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19for updated information on conditions in Honduras.
- Refer to our website for the latest Alerts and Messages for U.S.