How to renew your Venezuelan passport in the U.S.?
Register on the SAIME website first. Simply enter your personal information and you'll receive an email with the password that you can use for logging in to the system.
Once you have logged in, click on "Pasaporte", followed by "En el extranjero", and finally "Solicitud de pasaporte". You will be taken to the form to request a renewal of your passport. Next, select the Embassy of Venezuela in Mexico to pay the fees.
- $217.27 for a 10 year passport;
- $162.79 for a 5 year passport;
- $108.63 for a 3 year passport.
You have two options to pay for your order: with a credit card, or in Petros. You will receive a receipt from the system, which you can save and print. An additional $80 consular fee will be charged on the day of your appointment.
You will now receive an email from SAIME containing the appointment date. Although the response time can vary depending on how long it takes, most people should receive a reply within a week. You should check your spam folder regularly to ensure that the computer does not mistake the automated message for junk mail.
After you have been confirmed for an appointment, log into SAIME and go to "Estado Del Tramite" to download the form.
You must bring the following documents to the Embassy on the day of your appointment:
- 2 copies the Saime application form
- 2 Venezuelan passport photos;
- An original and a photocopy of the birth certificate.
- An original and a photocopy of the Venezuelan ID card must be submitted.
- An original and a photocopy your current valid or expired passport.
- If applicable, an original and a photocopy du certificate of naturalization
- Documentation proving consular registration
- An original and a photocopy (if marital status has changed since the last passport was issued) of the marriage, divorce or death certificate.
- Receipt of the online payment
After you have submitted everything, the consular clerk will issue you a receipt. This receipt you will need to pick-up your new Venezuelan passport when it is ready.
After the processing is complete, you will be notified by SAIME via email that the passport has been shipped from Caracas. The average processing time is 8 (eight), weeks. Shipping times can vary, and they can take anywhere from a few days to neighboring countries to up 15 (fifteen) extra days to the U.S.
Venezuelan passport validity periods are 10 , 5, 0r 3 years. It is always best to begin the process while your document is valid. You can renew Venezuelan passports that have expired.
Venezuelan passport renewal for children
Venezuelan citizens below 18 years old (eighteen), can renew their passports through the same official sites. The application must be completed by a parent or legal guardian who will also need to insert the data.
Simply select "Menor de Edad (minor) to proceed with the online application. The minor must be accompanied by two parents who have valid IDs on the day of the appointment. An authorization form must be filled out if one parent is unable to attend.
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FAQ: How to renew a Venezuelan passport in the U.S.?
We'll answer some frequently asked questions regarding renewing a Venezuelan passport within the United States.
Where can I get my Venezuelan passport renewed in the U.S.?
Apply to Servicio Autonomo Integrado de Migracion y Extranjeria website. Then, select the Venezuelan Embassy Mexico.
Is it possible to renew a Venezuelan passport here in the United States?
It takes approximately 8 (eight!) weeks to renew a Venezuelan passport in America. Shipping time is also required.
What is the cost of renewing a Venezuelan passport?
Since they are based in Petros, the costs for renewing a Venezuelan passport can vary widely. They are currently $217.27 for 10 (ten) year passports, $162.79 5 (five year) passports, and $108.63 3 (three year) passports.
Venezuela passport renewal in America - Summary
The SAIME online system handles the renewal of Venezuelan passports. You can fill in your personal information and make an appointment at Venezuela's Embassy in Mexico. In Caracas, the office will process your application and send it back to the United States within two (2) months.
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