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Romania - Apply for Passport(Expat)

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  • Visit the concerned authority.
  • Submit all the necessary documents.
  • Pay the applicable fees.

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Required Documents[edit]

  • Previous passport, if any;
  • Original proof of payment of fees and charges for issuing the passport provided by law, on behalf of the holder
  • Original civil status certificates
  • Document issued by the home state of the original along with Romanian translations, where applicable, showing one of the following situations:
    • has acquired a right of residence for at least one year or, where applicable, was successively extended right of residence within a year, within the State,
    • has acquired a right of residence in that State in order family reunification with a person residing in the territory of that State;
    • has acquired a long stay or, where appropriate, a right of permanent residence in its territory;
    • has acquired citizenship of that state;
    • acquired a right to work or is enrolled in a private or public establishment for the principal purpose of studying, including training,
    • obtained a registration certificate or document certifying residence in a Member State of the European Union or the European Economic Area.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Please follow this link to search for the nearest concerned authority in your place

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Romanian national who has established residence abroad can apply for a simple electronic or temporary passport indicating the state of residence.


For simple electronic passport:

  • Passport cost 270 (payable in units of CEC Bank)
  • Consular fee 32 (payable in units of CEC Bank or the Treasury)

For temporary passport:

  • Passport cost 100 (to be paid at CEC Bank units)
  • Consular fee 32 (payable in units of CEC Bank or the Treasury)
  • Surcharge of 100 provided for by Law 248/2005 (to be paid in units of CEC Bank or the Treasury)


  • The validity of the simple electronic passport is 5 years.
  • The validity of the temporary passport is 12 months

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

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Related Videos[edit]

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Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
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Please provide instructions on obtaining the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information[edit]

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

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Need for the Document[edit]

This page contains information on how to apply for a passport (expat) in Romania.

Information which might help[edit]

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

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