Citizenship Services

If you would like to renounce or relinquish your U.S. citizenship, please send an email to in order to schedule an appointment with our American Citizen Services Unit. Renouncing U.S. citizenship is a two-step process and may require more than one visit to the U.S. Embassy. During the first step, you will receive information on renouncing/relinquishing your U.S. citizenship.  You will later be given the required paperwork to fill out. After a reflection period (typically two weeks), on your second visit to the Embassy, your paperwork will be reviewed and you will speak to a U.S. Consular Officer to finalize the renunciation/relinquishment process.

There will be a US$2,350 fee to document formal renunciation of U.S. citizenship.

Effective November 9, 2015, the same fee will be charged for relinquishment cases.

More information relating to the loss of citizenship is on this Travel.State.Gov information sheet.