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Important Passport Information

Payment Methods & Details

We accept payments in Fijian dollars, US dollars (Post 2006) and certified ANZ bank cheques in U.S. dollars in the excat amount made payable to the U.S. Embassy, Suva. 

View a list of available Passport Fees.

Appointment Information

The Consular Section does not provide a walk-in information service to the public.  Apointments are provided upon request by emailing SuvaACS@state.gov

Can You Apply for a Passport Renewal by Mail?

Yes, if You…

  • Already have a passport that is not damaged; and
  • Received it within the past 15 years; and
  • Were at least age 16 when it was issued; and
  • Still have the same name as in the passport (or you can legally document your name change).


  • Passports renewed by mail in the U.S. can only be forwarded to a U.S. address.
  • If you mutilate or alter your U.S. passport, you may invalidate it and risk possible prosecution under the law (Section 1543 of Title 22 of the U.S. Code).
  • If your passport has been mutilated, altered, or damaged, you cannot apply by mail. You must apply in person.


How Do You Renew Your Passport by Mail?  

  1. Complete Application for Passport by Mail, form DS-82
    • Be sure to sign and date your application.
  1. Attach to it:
    • Your most recent passport
    • One recent standard U.S. passport photograph
    • And the US$130 fee payable to the U.S. Embassy in Suva.  Please contact the U.S. Embassy for its FJD equivalent.
    • Fee payment is acceptable via Cashier’s check, bank check made payable to U.S. Embassy Suva, or via the online U.S. government’s secure payment site.
    • If you opt to pay the fee of USD$130 onlineyou must print the electronic payment confirmation you receive via email after successfully paying the fee and include it in the package you send to the embassy. This payment option is available for all DS-82 adult passport renewals except in-person renewal at the U.S. Embassy in Suva or the Consular Agent in French Polynesia.
    • If you pay online, please enter your city and country in the “Applicant Mailing Address 2” field. Enter “Suva” in the City field and select “Fiji” as the Country. If your address does not include a zip codethen enter 00000 in the zip code field.
  • Note:
    • Your previous passport will be returned to you with your new passport.
    • If you would like your passports returned via a trackable method to a mailing address of your preference, applicant must enclose a pre-paid envelope with the address where you want it sent to.
  1. If your name has changed since your passport was issued:
    • Enclose a certified copy of the legal document specifying your name change (e.g. marriage certificate, divorce decree, adoption decree, or court order).
    • No photocopies accepted.
  • Note:If your name has changed by other means, you must apply in person.
  1. Mail in a padded envelope to:
    • Consular Section-ACS
      U.S. Embassy
      P.O. Box 218
      Suva, Fiji Islands
  1. If you use an overnight delivery service that does not deliver to a post office box, then send it to:
    • Consular Section-ACS
      U.S. Embassy
      158 Princes Rd, Tamavua
      Suva, Fiji Islands

Security Information

For the safety of all of our customers and staff, all visitors to the Embassy must pass through security screening at our reception area before entering the Consular Section. Please allow time for screening before your appointment. We appreciate your patience and cooperation.

Please be advised that the appointment time is a guide as to when you should plan to be at the Embassy. It is not necessarily the time you will be seen by the Consular Officer. Applicants should plan to spend at least an hour in the Consular Section.

Please do not bring luggage, including backpacks, to your appointment. You will not be able to bring these items into the Embassy, and there is no storage available at our offices.

Mobile telephones and other telecommunication devices, electronic recording devices, and cameras may not be taken into the Embassy. Please turn them off, and leave them with the guards at the reception area. They can be collected after your appointment.

Any type of head wear, including baseball caps, must be removed while in the Embassy.

Reasonable Accommodation

If you need reasonable accommodation for your appointment, we encourage you to request your accommodation immediately once you schedule your appointment. We make every effort to provide accommodations to persons with disabilities and medical conditions. Reasonable accommodations vary, depending on the situation and the person’s needs.
Examples of accommodations include, but are not limited to:

    • If you require a private appointment due to a medical condition or disability, we may schedule an alternative time for you to come in for your interview.
    • If you or your child has special needs that requires a private appointment in a quiet space without distractions, we may schedule an alternative time for you or your family to come in for your interview.
    • If you are unable to speak, you may be allowed to respond to questions in an agreed-upon nonverbal manner such as using pen and paper.
    • If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you may bring a sign language interpreter to translate during the interview if needed.
    • If you have low vision, we may provide you with communications in large print.

If you are unable to provide fingerprints because of a medical condition, including birth defects, physical deformities, skin conditions, you may qualify for a fingerprint waiver for certain fingers.

  • Interview waivers are only granted in extreme situations, such as having a medical condition that requires flying in an air ambulance.

The waiting room of the Consular Section and its restroom is wheelchair-accessible.