Citizenship Services


Paris: For applicants nearer to the U.S. Embassy in Paris please visit this website page.

Marseille: For applicants nearer to the U.S. Consulate in Marseille please visit this website page.



Claiming U.S. Citizenship


I am over 18 and I believe I may have a claim to U.S. citizenship
APPOINTMENT     Make your online appointment here

If you are unable to find an available appointment online and you have a ticketed flight within the next three weeks, please contact and attach a copy of your ticket to request service.

FORM Complete and print online form DS-11Please do NOT sign it. If you never had a U.S. Social Security Number, fill out and submit this form (PDF 80 KB). If you do not remember your U.S. Social Security Number, please email the Federal Benefit Unit before applying for the passport.
PASSPORT Please bring an original and copy of your valid government issued ID (foreign passport, French ID…);
PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP  U.S. citizen parent should accompany you and bring his / her proof of all periods of physical presence in the U.S.
PHOTO  One color 2×2 inch photo. Click here for photos requirements
A RETURN ENVELOPE Include either a prepaid self-addressed Chronopost for France, or Collissimo, or a Lettre suivie 500g size A4 only.
PAYMENT      You can pay the fee of 145 USD (or the Euro equivalent) at the time of your interview in cash or by credit card (the credit card holder must be present).
PROCESSING TIME To be determined


U.S. Embassy
American Citizen Services
4, avenue Gabriel
75008 Paris


U.S. Consulate General 
Place Varian Fry
13286 Marseille Cedex 6



Due to COVID-19, renunciation services world-wide are suspended until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience. For information on renunciation of U.S. citizenship, please go here.