Scheduling Appointment: Consulate General Belfast

iIf you reside in Northern Ireland you are required to register the report of birth at the Consulate-General in Belfast in person through a pre-arranged appointment.

The appointment should be scheduled in the child’s name and the child is required to appear.

The parent(s) may add their name as accompany once the appointment has been scheduled. Please use this checklist (PDF / 1 page) to ensure that you have all the necessary documents prior to booking an appointment.

To book an appointment at the U.S. Consulate General in Belfast, please follow this link.  We are closed to the public on U.S, British and Northern Irish holidays.  If you are unable to obtain an appointment within 15 working days of your intended travel date using our online booking facility, please contact us through our contact form.

Processing time for a full validity (10 years for adults; 5 years for children under age 16) U.S. passport is approximately 10 working days.  Your passport will be returned to you by Royal Mail Special Delivery once processing has been completed.    Please bring a pre-paid self-addressed Royal mail Special Delivery envelope to the appointment with minimum postage paid up to 500 grams.  One envelope is sufficient for up to four passports.

Before you visit the Consulate, please refer to Visiting the Consulate General for information about Permitted and Prohibited Items, Who can Attend the Appointment, Directions to the Consulate General, and Disabled Access.


If your plans have changed and you need to postpone or cancel your appointment, that’s no problem.

But please let us know immediately by emailing

By alerting us in advance, you’ll allow us to serve someone else in your place.