Biometric passport issuance with validity of 5 years only made personally in Luxembourg

Biometric passport issuance with validity of 5 years only made personally in Luxembourg

Attention: All requested documents issued in Brazil, including proof of address, must be accompanied by a sworn translation into French, German, or Luxembourgish, with the translator’s signature notarized in a notary office and this notarization must be legalized by the Consulate of Luxembourg in São Paulo, or apostilled by the notary office, according to the Hague Convention.

General Information:

  • It is not necessary to take a photo as it is taken at the same time as the biometric.
  • Minors must be present to issue a passport. There is no possibility of emission without presence as the biometric is also collected;
  • Minors unaccompanied by parents cannot request the issuance of the passport unless accompanied by one of them or by a person responsible. When accompanied by a parent, the one who is not present must complete the form Mandat + passeport, sign and notarize it in a notary office, and do the notarized “legalization – apostille“. When the minor is accompanied by a responsible person, it will be necessary for the father and the mother to individually complete the same form and do the same notarization procedure. This form is completed here in Brazil and must be submitted together with the rest of the documentation in Luxembourg. In addition to this form, it is also necessary to present a certified copy of an identification document (RG or Passport) of the person who completed the form.
  • Issuance of the passport takes 7 working days. If you are in a hurry there is the possibility of paying an urgency fee for the issuance to be in 3 working days.
  • The issuance fee may be paid at the time by credit card, cash or in advance by bank deposit. Data for the deposit is informed in item 3;
  • Fee values:

Normal issuance: Passport valid for 5 years EUR 50.00 for older applicants and children over 4 years old; Passport valid for 2 years EUR 30.00 for children under 4 years old;

Issuance with urgency fee: Passport valid for 5 years EUR 150.00 for older applicants and children over 4 years old; Passport valid for 2 years EUR 90.00 for children under 4 years old;

  • Pick up can be made by another person. It is necessary to inform at the time of the request and for pick up, the person will have to identify themselves;
  • The Ministry address for issuing the passport is:
    Ministério dos Assuntos Estrangeiros e Europeus
    Bureau des passeports, visas et légalisations (MAE)
    6, rue de l’Ancien Athénée
    L-1144 Luxembourg
    Telephone : 352 247-88300
    Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Procedures / Documents:

Complete the form “FICHE DE DEMANDE DE PASSEPORT BIOMÉTRIQUE”. It can also be completed in Luxembourg

Complete with blue or black pen and in capital letters;

The signature field (Signature du Demandeur) may under no circumstances exceed the rectangle;

Documents necessary for applicants over 18 years old:

  • Authenticated copy of a valid Brazilian identification document: RG, RNE, or passport respecting the standard expiration date;
  • Simple copy of a valid Luxembourg identification document: “Certificat de Nationalité”, “Carte D’Arrête”, ID or passport;
  • The original of the marriage or divorce certificate; (if applicable)
  • Authenticated copy of the passport identification page or RG of the spouse, obeying the standard expiration date; (If applicable)
  • Simple copy of the identification page of the old Luxembourg passport; (in the case of renewal)
  • Authenticated copy of proof of residence in Brazil in the name of the applicant with date of issue of maximum 90 days. If the proof is not in the name of the applicant, make a declaration de résidence. Sign, notarize in a notary office, and “apostille” the notarization. Together with the declaration, an original or authenticated copy of a consumer account (water, electricity, telephone, etc …) with the same address as the declaration must be presented;
  • Simple copy of the payment voucher, referring to the issuance fee of the passport. The bank details are in item 3 below.

Documents required for applicants under 18 Years old:

  • If the minor is accompanied by only one of the parents, or by a responsible person, in addition to the form “FICHE DEMANDE DE PASSEPORT BIOMÉTRIQUE” present the form Mandat + passeport duly completed as per instructions above;
  • Authenticated copy of a valid Brazilian identification document: RG, RNE, or passport respecting the standard expiration date;
  • Simple copy of a valid Luxembourg identification document: “Certificat de Nationalité”, ID or passport. When the process was granted as recovery for the father or mother, the minor does not receive the “Carte D’Arrête”. In this case, in the first issue of the passport, there is no Luxembourg document of the minor to present;
  • Simple copy of a valid Luxembourg identity document of the father or mother, who has citizenship: Nationality Certificate, “Carte D’Arrête”, ID or passport;
  • Original marriage or parents’ divorce certificate;
  • In the first issue of the passport it is also necessary to present an authenticated copy of the identification document, RG or Passport of the father or mother who does not have citizenship. The RG must have date of issue of maximum 9 years and be accompanied by the sworn translation. The passport must be valid and does not require a sworn translation;
  • Proof of residence. For the minor applicant, in addition to proof of residence in the name of one of the parents, a “Déclaration de habitte” must also be presented. This declaration must be signed by both parents, and notarized in a notary office with the proper “apostille”. The proof of address in the name of the father or mother must be accompanied by the appropriate sworn translation;
  • Simple copy of the identification page of the old Luxembourg passport; (in the case of renewal)
  • Simple copy of proof of payment, referring to the issuance fee of the passport. The bank details are in item 3 below

Pay the biometric passport issuance fee valid for 5 years or 2 years for children under 4 years old:

Nom du Bénéficiaire: Bureau des Passeport ;
Nom de la Banque: Comptes Cheques Postaux Luxembourg ;
Nr. de compte du Bénéficiaire: LU46 1111 1298 0014 0000 ;
Type de Code: BIC ;
Code Banque: CCPLLULL;
Pays: Luxembourg

Costs for procedures performed in Brazil: see the cost table.

If you choose to do the “apostille” of the notarized translator directly at the notary office, the documents do not need to be sent to the Consulate to do any procedure and must be presented directly in Luxembourg.

If you choose to legalize the translator’s notarization at the Consulate, the following services will be charged:

  • Consular legalization fee of the translation of the documents, considering: 1 original + translation = 1 document;
  • Mailing fee: if the applicant chooses to legalize at the Consulate and return documents are by mail.
  • If the applicant chooses to validate the notarized translator’s signature at the notary office by “apostille” there is no need to send the documents to the Consulate and there will be no charge from us.

Deadline for return of documents by mail when the option is to legalize the documents by the Consulate: up to7 working days.