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Liechtenstein - Apply for Passport

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  1. Go to the Immigration and Passport Office.
  2. Complete the application form.
  3. Submit the required documents.
  4. Have your Biometrics taken (fingerprints and signature capturing).
  5. Pay the passport application fee.
  6. The passport can be collected from application delivery to 4 business days.

For Liechtenstein Nationals Residing Abroad (except Switzerland):

  1. Go to a Swiss Representation Office.
  2. Complete the application form.
    Application Form Status from Abroad:
  3. Submit the required documents.
  4. Have your Biometrics taken (fingerprints and signature capturing).
  5. Pay the passport application fee.
  6. The Swiss embassy sends this data to the Immigration and Passport Office, which created the passport and forwards it to the Swiss embassy. The person concerned will be informed once the passport can be collected.

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Required Documents[edit]

  • 1 Biometric passport photo (not older than 6 months)

For Application position abroad (except Switzerland):

  • Completed application form
  • Proof of citizenship and birth certificate at initial application

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Immigration and Passport Office (APA)
Stdtle 38
PO Box 684
9490 Vaduz
+423 / 236 61 41
Fax +423 / 236 61 66

For a list of Organization or Contact Persons:

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  • Any Liechtenstein nationals is entitled to a passport, unless a refusal reason is provided.


Fees and Surcharges:

  • Adults - CHF 150.00
  • Children under 15 years - CHF 50.00
  • Express exhibition - CHF 225.00 (+ 50%)
    • Children under 15 years - CHF 75.00
  • Outside opening times - CHF 300.00 (+ 100%)
    • Children under 15 years - CHF 100.00
  • Shipping (postage) - CHF 6.00


  • For passports issued through express processing, a surcharge of 50% is to be paid.
  • For passports issued outside opening times, a surcharge of 100% is to be paid.


  • An Adult Passport is valid for 10 years.
  • A Child Passport is valid for 3 years.

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

  • Passports can be collected after 4 business days.
  • For Express processing, passports can be issued within 3 business days.

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  • Applications for a passport are made in person at the Immigration and Passport Office.
  • Application Abroad:
    • Liechtenstein nationals who are residing abroad can apply for a passport to the competent Swiss representation. Liechtenstein agencies do not issue passports.
    • Liechtenstein nationals who are residents in Switzerland must submit a passport application at the Immigration and Passport Office in Vaduz.
    • In addition to the application stage for a passport or an identity card, it is also possible to make an application for a passport and an identity card to the competent Swiss representation simultaneously.
  • Guide for Photo:

Required Information[edit]

  • Name
  • Family Names
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • Height
  • Special Features
  • Signature
  • Digital facial image
  • Issuing authority
  • Date of issue
  • Date of expiry
  • Passport number and passport style
  • Names of parents or spouse
  • Home address including phone numbers

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Need for the Document[edit]

The passport serves as the proper nationality and identity card of Liechtenstein nationals. This passport must be used abroad and at home as an identity card unless other passes are required. It is valid for all states, unless a restriction is required.

Information which might help[edit]

Immigration and Passport Office
Business Hours:
Monday 09.00 - 16.00 clock
Wednesday 09.00 - 18.00 clock
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 09.00 - 12.00 clock , 14.00 - 16.00 clock
Office Hours:
Monday to Friday - 08.00 - 12.00 clock , 13.30 - 17.00 clock

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

Immigration and Passport Office:

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