E passport is a public document with electronic chip issued to for traveling abroad.
Passport is issued by a police authority of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Croatia. Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in London can issue a passport to a Croatian national legally residing for more than three months in the UK.
Exceptionally, in case of Croatian national who has lost his passport or it cannot serve its purpose and it is necessary for him/her to stay abroad more than 30 days for purpose of medical treatment, official business, education, specialization or other justified reason, passport can be issued by Croatian diplomatic mission/consular post in place of his/her residence.
In order for a Croatian national to obtain a new Croatian passport he/she must come in person to the Embassy during office hours and submit:
Fee: under 21 – 58 GBP
over 21 – 77 GBP.
For minors, passport applications are to be submitted by their legal representatives - both parents must participate in the procedure in the following way:
FIRST CROATIAN PASSPORT:
For children (anyone under the age of 18) the following is required:
UK birth certificates must be legalized at the Legalization Office with an Apostille stamp www.fco.gov.uk/legalisation and translated into Croatian by an official interpreter in the UK (a list of Croatian interpreters in the UK is available in the Consular Section of this web site) or by a certified court interpreter in Croatia.
For adults the following is required:
All foreign birth certificates must be legalized in appropriate way and translated into Croatian language - for information on legalization of foreign document which is to be used in other countries please contact authorities of the country were the document was issued.
If a person married abroad and / or changed their name
The fact of marriage and change of name must be registered in Croatia in order to apply for a new passport according to the instructions in section MARRIAGE.
In this case, the applicant must also submit a Croatian marriage certificate/Birth certificate/Domovnica stating the new name, in addition to the other documents required for applying for a new passport.
The process lasts three weeks on average (the process for the first passport takes about five weeks). Croatian legislative proscribes deadline of 30 days if all other procedures are concluded. Upon collection of a new passport, the applicant shall submit the old passport which will be cancelled and returned to owner. Applicants must ensure they make the Embassy aware of any visas or residence permits which are not to be cancelled from the old passport.
The Embassy recommends that applicants apply for a new passport two months before the expiry of the old one.
As an exception an applicant may submit a new passport application earlier if:
If a person has lost his/hers passport or if it was stolen please seek advice from the Embassy at firstname.lastname@example.org .