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During the stay abroad, passport serves as proof of the identity of its holder and as proof of his/her being a national of the Republic of Serbia. Passport can only be used by the person to whose name it has been issued.

We ask you to look after your passport while staying abroad. In case of loss or damage of your passport you are advised to apply to the nearest diplomatic or consular mission of the Republic of Serbia.

 

ISSUANCE OF BIOMETRIC PASSPORT

LOSS/THEFT OF THE PASSPORT

ISSUANCE OF THE EMERGENCY TRAVEL DOCUMENT TO RETURN TO SERBIA

PASSPORT'S PICK UP

 

ISSUANCE OF BIOMETRIC PASSPORT

 

Requests for biometric passport must be submitted in person at the Consulate General. Application procedure lasts up to 30 minutes. It is necessary to make an appointment to apply for a passport on the phone 312 670-6707, extension 108.
   
Application requirements: 

  1. Identification document of the Republic of Serbia: e.g. biometric passport, old blue passport of the FRY, identity card or driving license. If the applicant does not possess any of the stated documents issued by the relevant authority of the Republic of Serbia, it is necessary to submit a valid US identification document (passport, driving license, Green card).
  2. Original Certificate of Citizenship of the Republic of Serbia (issued within one year at the most) only for the first issuance of a biometric passport. 
  3. Birth Certificate issued in the Republic of Serbia only for the first issuance of a biometric passport. For each subsequent issuance, the Birth Certificate shall be required only in case personnel data have changed.

When submitting application for the issuance of first biometric passport, documents under items 2 and 3 (certificate of citizenship and birth certificate) will be obtained by the competent authority for the issuance of passports with the consent of the applicant.  For this purpose, the appropriate statement is signed by the applicant when applying. According to the law, the deadline for obtaining documents ex officio is within 15 days.

Applicants, regardless of the legal obligation to obtain official documents ex officio, may obtain the documents independently under items 2 and 3 and submit the same for review when applying for a passport.

A child, regardless of age, gets its own passport and can not be entered in the passport of the parents. For minors under 18 years or age, in addition to the above documents, the presence of both parents is necessary or the written consent of a parent who is not present. Sample statements here. Statement of compliance by the other parent is required when a parent is a foreign citizen; see the example here. Signature of parent in the statement must be certified by a Notary Public and also verified with an Apostille at the Office of Secretary of State - Office for Authentication of Documents. When applying for a minor child, the parents must be identified through a document such as a valid Serbian passport or identity card.

Consular fee of $ 80,00 can be paid in cash or by Money Order issued to the Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia.

The passport applications will be processed within a 60-days legal deadline. Passports are issued in the Republic of Serbia. Passport must be received in person by coming to the Consulate General but only after you have been notified by the Consulate General.

Passport can be delivered to a person authorized by the applicant. In this case, the authorized person is required to bring the following:

  • Authorization (Authorization must be written in Serbian and notarized. Authorization sample can be viewed here)
  • Aplicant's passport (for cancellation)
  • Valid passport of the authorized person.

Citizens of Serbia who reside in remote states and distant destinations in relation to Chicago do not have to come to Chicago again to pick up their passports. When submitting a request, the applicant may authorize the Consulate General to deliver a new passport by mail, and for this purpose the claimant will provide an envelope with prepaid postage. Delivery of passports by mail is done at the sole responsibility of the applicant.

Consulate General is unable to accept requests for biometric passports for the following persons: 

  • children born abroad until their birth has been duly registered in the vital records in Serbia.
  • person who concluded marriage before a foreign authority and apply for a new passport with a changed family name unless the change of family name has been duly registered in the vital records in Serbia  click.

 

LOSS/THEFT OF THE PASSPORT

In case of loss or theft of the biometric passport of Republic of Serbia, it is necessary to immediately report the loss/theft to the American Police Department and from them obtain the report/receipt regarding same. Afterwards, the Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia in Chicago may initiate a procedure for declaring the missing passport invalid and apply in person for a new passport or travel document for travel to the Republic of Serbia.

I  For the issuance of a new passport it is necessary to submit following documents:

  1. Document for identification (valid identity card of driver's license issued by the Republic of Serbia). US identification documents are accepted if the applicant does not have an identity document issued by the authorities of the Republic of Serbia.
  2. Police report/receipt about lost/stolen passport;
  3. Completed and signed statement about the loss/theft of passport; (MS Word and PDF)
  4. Copy of receipt as proof of payment of the fee to advertise invalid passport to account JP "Sluzbeni Glasnik R. Srbije” in the amount of $39.00  here.
  5. Total consular fee for a decision to proclaim passport as invalid ($36) and for the issuance of a new passport ($80) in the amount of $116 must be paid in cash or by Money Order issued to the Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia.


II  For the issuance of the emergency travel document it is necessary to submit following documents:

  1. Document for identification (valid identity card or driver's license issued by the Republic of Serbia). US identification documents are accepted if the applicant does not have an identity document issued by the authorities of the Republic of Serbia. In this case it is necessary to submit a proof of citizenship of the Republic of Serbia or sign a statement that the Consulate General may officially obrain information on the citizenship of the Republic of Serbia necessary for the decision-making process (MS Word of PDF). If the statement is not signed at the Consulate General it must be signed before a notary;
  2. Police report/receipt about lost/stolen passport;
  3. Completed and signed statement about the loss/theft of passport; (MS Word and PDF)
  4. Two identical photographs size 3.5 x 4.5 cm that accurately reflect the image (taken from the front – not profile or semi-profile - without hats or scarves);
  5. Form for the issuance of the travel document, legibly filled out, signed on both sides (the signature must be certified by a Notary Public if request is sent by mail);
  6. Consular fee in the amount of $64.00 must be paid in cash or Money Order issued to the Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia.
  7. If the request is being submitted by mail it is necessary to submit a preaddressed return envelope with prepaid postage affixed.

For minors under 18 years or age, in addition to the above documents, the presence of both parents is necessary or the writen consent of a parent who is not present. If the request is being submitted by mail, the signatures of both parents must be certified by a Notary Public.

Consulate General recommends to the holder of travel document of the Republic of Serbia to check before purchase of airline ticket for return to Serbia whether there is need for a transit visa for the country of transit. That can be checked here.

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ISSUANCE OF THE EMERGENCY TRAVEL DOCUMENT TO RETURN TO SERBIA


Emergency travel document is a document that serves only to return to the Republic of Serbia and valid one month from the date of issue. It is issued to persons who have reported the loss/theft of the passport or in other cases prescribed by Law.

Request for the issuance of the travel document must be submitted in person at the Consulate General of the Republic Serbia in Chicago or by mail.

It is necessary to submit the following documents:

  1. Document for identification (valid identity card of driver's lincese issued by the Republic of Serbia). US identification documents are accepted if the applicant does not have identification document issued by the authorities of the Republic of Serbia. In this case it is necessary to submit a proof of citizenship of the Republic of Serbia or sign a statement that the Consulate General may officially obtain information on the citizenship of the Republic of Serbia necessary for the decision-making proces (MS Word of PDF). If the statement is not signed at the Consulate General it must be signed before a notary;
  2. Police report/receipt about lost/stolen passport;
  3. Completed and signed statement about the loss/theft of passport; (MS Word and PDF)
  4. Two identical photographs size 3.5 x 4.5 cm that accurately reflect the image (taken from the front – not profile or semi-profile - without hats or scarves);
  5. Form for the issuance of the travel document, legibly filled out, signed on both sides (the signature must be certified by a Notary Public if request is sent by mail);
  6. Consular fee in the amount of $64.00 must be paid in cash or Money Order issued to the Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia.
  7. If the request is being submitted by mail it is necessary to submit a preaddressed return envelope with prepaid postage affixed.

For minors under 18 years or age, in addition to the above documents, the presence of both parents is necessary or the written consent of a parent who is not present. If the request is being submitted by mail, the signatures of both parents must be certified by a Notary Public.

Consulate General recommends to the holder of emergency travel document of the Republic of Serbia to check before purchase of airline ticket for return to Serbia whether there is need for a transit visa for the country of transit. That can be checked here.        

For more information, please contact Consulate General.
 

 

PASSPORT'S PICK UP

 

This is a preview of passports received by the Consulate General which are ready for pick up by the applicants.
If the number of your request is in the list below, it means that your passport has been delivered to the Consulate General and that it can be picked up. Please note that your application number can be found on the certificate of the request which you were issued when applying for a passport.

The person in whose name the passport is issued must be present when picking up the passport. It is necessary to bring a certificate of the request (issued at the time of applying) and the existing passport for its cancellation.

Passports for minors can be picked up by one of the parents. If the request was submitted by a parent with a written consent of the other, a passport must be picked up by the same parent who filed the request. Presence of the minor/s is not required.

For the applicants from remote destinations of the United States who have authorized Consulate General to forward to them the new passport by mail, but have not left the existing one for cancellation at the Consulate General when applying, it is essential that the applicant sends the existing passport to the Consulate General for cancellation. Upon receipt of the existing passport, the Consulate General will cancel it and submit it with the new passport in the envelope that was provided during the submission of the request.

For additional questions regarding the handing over of passports, contact the Consulate General at info@scgchicago.org or by phone 312-670-6707.

April 19, 2019

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5044 5183 5203 5249 5291 5319 5345
5046 5186 5209 5284 5293 5321 5354
5048 5190 5210 5285 5304 5331 5363
5066 5193 5217 5286 5311 5333  
5067 5199 5218 5288 5317 5334  

April 15, 2019

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5009 5036 5098 5171 5261 5277 5301
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5031 5043 5163 5246 5269 5280 5314
5032 5045 5165 5252 5274 5282  
5033 5049 5166 5257 5275 5287  

April 09, 2019

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5019            

April 04, 2019

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4996 5135 5157 5184 5214 5231 5250
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5014 5151 5162 5201 5224 5234 5273
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5062 5154 5174 5211 5227 5238  
5094 5155 5175 5212 5228 5243  

March 27, 2019

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4951 4977 5029 5129 5161 5189 5220
4955 4978 5057 5134 5164 5192 5235
4958 4980 5077 5143 5169 5195  
4961 4981 5081 5147 5170 5196  
4964 4984 5092 5148 5178 5197  
4966 4985 5093 5149 5180 5202  
4968 4986 5113 5150 5182 5207  
4973 4989 5119 5159 5185 5208  

March 19, 2019

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4912 4938 4952 5054 5080 5108 5133
4913 4939 4954 5064 5087 5109 5137
4915 4941 4999 5065 5088 5110 5141
4922 4942 5003 5069 5089 5112 5142
4924 4931 4948 5040 5076 5104 5122
4927 4943 5013 5073 5090 5114 5145
4928 4946 5034 5074 5099 5115 5146
4929 4947 5037 5075 5103 5118  

March 08, 2019

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4853 4898 4932 4982 5004 5026 5060
4884 4900 4957 4983 5005 5027 5063
4885 4902 4963 4990 5007 5053 5068
4892 4903 4971 4991 5008 5055  
4896 4906 4972 5000 5010 5058  

February 26, 2019

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4889 4899 4934 4960 4970 4987 4994
4890 4918 4945 4965 4974 4988  

February 20, 2019

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4856 4859 4868 4874 4925 4944 4959
4857 4861 4871 4882 4930 4950  

February 13, 2019

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4608 4783 4818 4836 4847 4866 4901
4623 4786 4819 4839 4848 4870 4905
4630 4787 4820 4840 4851 4875 4923
4650 4788 4828 4841 4854 4879 4933
4660 4795 4832 4842 4855 4880  
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