DSN 526-4417, CIV 09641-70-526-4417

Tower Barracks, Bldg. 244

Hours of Operation:

SOFA Card Issuance, Passport Pickup, In- and Out-Processing and Questions:

Mon - Wed & Fri: 8-11:30 a.m. & 1-3:30 p.m.

Closed Thu & U.S. federal holidays.


Appointments are required to turn in passport applications. Appointments are scheduled through email.


DSN 522-2734, CIV 09472-708-2734

Hohenfels, Bldg. 10

Hours of Operation:

Mon - Fri, 8 a.m.–12 p.m. & 12:30 – 4 p.m.
Closed U.S. federal holidays


DSN 440-3737/3345, CIV 08821-750-3737/3345

Artillery Kaserne, Bldg. 203

Hours of Operation:

Mon-Fri 8-11:30 a.m. & 1-4p.m.

Closed U.S. federal holidays

Passport & Status of Forces Agreement Services

Important: According to the State Department , all U.S. military-affiliated personnel in Germany must apply for passports and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad through their local U.S. military installation passport office.

> Garrison Passport Services Include:

  • Consular Report of Birth (includes birth certificate, passport and SSN processing)
  • Passport applications (initial, lost/stolen, mutilated, renewal, name changes and add visa pages)
  • SOFA Identification Certificates

Official Forms (external links)

Helpful Hints

  • Do not use the download or fill out the blank .pdf form option
  • In the block “mail to” type the following address: USAG Bavaria MPD, Unit 28130 ATTN: Passports APO AE 09114. Do not use CMR or P.O. Box.
  • Be sure to use the applicant’s permanent physical address (German address or stateside home of record)
  • Complete the emergency contact section
  • Use full German civilian telephone numbers–no DSN
  • Provide parent's given name at birth
  • Expedite fees are not available overseas
  • If the printed application does not have a barcode in the upper left margin, it is the wrong application – Incomplete applications will not be accepted
  • Applications must be printed only on one side of the paper