Passports / Travel Documents Service

As part of our consular services, we provide passport and travel document services with the cooperation of the Maldives Immigration.

Applying for Passport

Maldivian citizens residing in Benelux can apply for their Maldivian passports, renewal or replacement of lost or stolen passports through the Maldives Embassy by following the instructions below.

Required Documents

To apply for a new passport for the first time, please prepare the following documents for submission to the Embassy in person or by post or email to

A covering letter requesting the issuance of a passport, including details of all enclosed documents.

A fully completed Passport Application Form (please remember to include a current contact number and signatures in the relevant boxes). If the applicant is under the age of 18 years old, then the relevant boxes should be signed by the applicant’s parent or guardian. Application Form

A completed Passport Applicant Information Form for Maldivians Living Abroad, (IM32) form. Passport Application Information Form

Two passport-sized photographs that comply with the requirements set out by Maldives Immigration. Photo guidelines Photo guidelines

A copy of the applicant’s Maldivian Identification Card

A copy of the current or expired passport if requesting a renewal of passport.

A copy of the lost or stolen passport if requesting a replacement passport.

A copy of the police report filed in case of lost or stolen passport.

Please ensure that all necessary documents are submitted when making your application.

Processing Time

Following receipt of application, passport renewal will take approximately 12 working days.

Renewal will take longer if the necessary documents are missing, incomplete or not in accordance with requirements, and/or payment is incorrect.

 Maldives Immigration: Find out more about passport issues from the Immigration Department website