U.S. Citizen Services
The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg provides essential services to U.S. citizens traveling and living in Luxembourg.
Delays in Overseas U.S. Passport Processing
June 11, 2015
Due to a systems issue affecting global passport operations, there is currently a delay in the printing of U.S. passports that were approved at overseas passport facilities.
Applications accepted at U.S. Embassies or Consulates on or after May 26, 2015 are affected by this delay. If you applied for a U.S. passport during this time frame and have travel plans within the next 10 business days, please consider requesting an emergency passport. Please contact the Consular Section directly at Luxembourgconsular@state.gov .
REGULAR PUBLIC HOURS
The Consular Section will be closed on Thursday, July 2, 2015.
Thursday 8:15-11am and 1:30-3pm
for passport applications and renewals, notary services (not limited to American citizens), social security applications, legal permanent resident issues.
Note: Registering the birth of a child is not possible during walk-in hours.
To register a child (application for a consular report of birth abroad)
Monday 1:30-2pm (by appointment only)
Appointments can be scheduled directly with the Consular section at Luxembourgconsular@state.gov
To submit a passport application, for notary services
Tuesday 1:30-3pm (by appointment only)
Appointments can be scheduled at http://evisaforms.state.gov/acsschedulingsystem.asp
Appointments for renunciation of U.S. citizenship can be scheduled directly with the Consular section at Luxembourgconsular@state.gov
Please cancel your appointment when you realize that you will not be able to come after all.
Accepted payment methods are:
- Credit cards (not V-PAY)
- Cash - either USD or EUR equivalent.
Please note: We are not authorized to accept personal checks.
For security reasons only a limited number of people are allowed in the Consular lobby at a time. This can result in having to wait outside even in inclement weather.
To facilitate and speed up your entry into the Embassy/Consulate we recommend you bring no baggage. Once you enter the screening area, you should be prepared to remove from your person all metallic items and put them in a box for screening, together with your handbag /rucksack/briefcase, etc.
The following items are PROHIBITED and cannot be brought on to the premises. Persons carrying any of the items mentioned below will be denied entry to Embassy/Consulate facilities as long as the items are in their possession and will be asked to dispose of them. We suggest therefore that all such items be left either at home, in a locked car, or with a friend or relative who remains outside the premises.
While the majority of these articles are obvious security risks, they also include some commonplace items. |
ELECTRICAL, ELECTRONIC or BATTERY-OPERATED ITEMS – including, but not limited to: cellular telephones, computers, laptops, music playback devices such as Walkman, CD, DVD, MP3, iPods, palm pilots, USB sticks, cameras, video cameras, calculators, hairdryers and shavers, game boys, electric toys, etc.
FIREARMS AND EDGED WEAPONS - Including replica or non-firing weapons, blank or starter pistols, tear gas pistols, and stun guns; knives of all kinds, swords, scissors, cutting tools and straight razors.
EXPLOSIVES - Including fireworks, smoke bombs, pyrotechnic devices or flares, and flare guns or launchers.
CHEMICAL AGENTS, LIQUIDS and GASSES - Including all compressed air canisters or dispensers for mace or tear gas of any kind, hairsprays, deodorant sprays, cleaning chemicals.
IN ADDITION, any other items that are primarily weapons by design and/or use, including clubs, batons, saps, blackjacks, brass knuckles, nunchaku ("nun chucks"), throwing stars, throwing spikes, and spike combs.
U.S. Embassy Luxembourg
c/o Consular Section
22, blvd Emmanuel Servais
Phone: +352 46 01 23 ext. 2213
Fax: +352 46 19 39
U.S. citizens with an after hours emergency can contact the duty officer +352 621 547 133. This number is provided for U.S. citizens who are distressed and require emergency services such as assistance with the death, arrest, illness or injury of an American citizen. Routine services such as passport renewals are not considered emergencies and are processed during regular business hours.
STEP - Smart Traveler Enrollment Program
If you are a U.S. Citizen currently traveling abroad, you may wish to enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).
-2015 Tax Season
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has provided the following guidance for U.S. citizens abroad preparing for the 2015 tax filing season. This IRS guidance is posted under Federal Benefits and Obligations on travel.state.gov
-The Form 8938 (Statement of Specified Foreign Financial Assets) should be filed by taxpayers with specific types and amounts of foreign financial assets or foreign accounts. It is important for taxpayers to determine whether they are subject to this new requirement because the law imposes significant penalties for failing to comply.
Form 8938, the instructions, regulations implementing this new foreign asset report, and other information to help taxpayers determine if they are required to file Form 8938 is available on the web by clicking Here.