U.S. Consular Agency Palermo

EVENT: Effective January 1, 2023 for a limited period, the U.S. Consular Agency in Palermo will not be able to provide certain services to U.S. citizens in Sicily.

Residents and tourists in Sicily should contact the U.S. Consulate General in Naples (USCitizensNaples@state.gov) for all routine services, including notary services, DS-11 passport applications (first-time passports or passports for minors under 16), and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad.

For DS-82 passport applications (passport renewals) and emergency services, including but not limited to, those arising from death, hospitalization, illness, arrest, and crime victimization, contact the U.S. Consular Agency in Palermo (USCitizensPalermo@state.gov) or the 24 hour emergency line in Naples: 0815838 111.

SEE OUR SECTION ON EMERGENCY SERVICES on: https://it.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/

Passport Services:
The U.S. Consulate in Naples accepts all applications for passports and US citizen birth registrations (Consular Reports of Birth Abroad) by appointment only. For detailed information on the documentation required for these services please consult the pages on U.S. Citizen services.

Notarial Services:
Notarial services, including signature notarizations, certified copies of documents and marriage affidavits, (“nulla osta”) are performed by appointment only. You will need to present a valid photo ID (such as a passport or carta d’identita) in the name in which you will be signing the notarial, in addition to the documents required for the service. Fees are paid in euro cash or credit card. Please consult the pages on notarial services before scheduling an appointment. If the document to be notarized specifically requests witnesses, you must arrange for them to accompany you to your appointment. The consul cannot sign as a witness.

Consular Agency Palermo Hours of Operation
Emergency services are offered Monday through Friday mornings, based on availability and are by appointment only. Please call or email the office with a detailed appointment request. The Consular Agency is closed on all American and Italian holidays and during the summer 2023, August 14 through August 25.

Location and Contact Information
The Consular Agency is located at Via Giovan Batista Vaccarini #1. Buses (#101 or #107) from the Central train station run frequently and the bus stop is conveniently located near our office.

If you are travelling on the highway, the nearest exit to our office is Via Lazio.

Via G.B. Vaccarini #1
Palermo 90143
Phone: (+39) 091 30 5857
E-mail: USCitizensPalermo@state.gov