Passports

The Passport is the internationally accepted identification document. All persons outside their country are required to always have their valid passport to identify themself, regardless of their immigration status.

Guatemalan passports are valid for 5 years. After this time they must be renewed.

The information to be contained in the passport must be accurate and faithful to the information contained in the documents required to obtain it, which is regulated by the Migration Act and its Regulations (Government Agreement No. 529-99 and Government Agreement No. 732-99).

Renewal /Issue of passport – ADULTS

Required documents

  • Personal Identification Document (DPI). If you do not have a DPI, a recent birth certificate (maximum 6 months old) issued by the National Registry of Persons (RENAP) (renap.gob.gt).

Fees

  • US$ 65.00 in cash, exact change. Pounds (GBP), checks, or bank transfers are not accepted.
  • If you wish us to send your passport by post, upon receipt by the Consular Section, please provide a pre-paid envelope for postage.

Renewal /Issue of passport – MINORS

The minor (s) must be accompanied by both parents with the following documentation:

Minor

  • A recent birth certificate of the minor (maximum 6 months old) issued by RENAP.
  • Passport (in case of renewal).

Both parents

  • If both parents are Guatemalan: valid Guatemalan passport and DPI (Personal Identification Number) or original Birth Certification issued by the National Registry of Persons – RENAP (maximum 6 months old).
  • If both or one of the parents are not from Guatemala: Valid passport of their country.

Fees

  • US$ 65.00 in cash, exact change. Pounds (GBP), checks, or bank transfers are not accepted.
  • If you wish us to send your passport by post upon receipt by the Consular Section, please provide a pre-paid envelope for postage.

Important: If on of the parents of the minor cannot be present on the day of the appointment, a written legalised authorisation by a solicitor must be submitted, as well as a legalised copy of his/her identification document – passport and DPI (if applicable).