According to the latest update from the Administrative Service for Identity, Migration and Aliens (SAM), all that is required to be a registered citizen in order to request or renew a passport is to have an email address and a cell phone. It then makes an appointment through access to the digital system.
Venezuelans who wish to obtain a passport valid for 10 years must enter the Semme web portal and register if they have not already done so. After that, enter your ID and email. To finish the registration, they need to enter the verification code and click on the “Register” button.
Next, you will need to fill out a form with personal data that includes your full name, phone number, security question, and a password.
Once inside the system, which was already updated in mid-March, the user has to select the date, time and agency they will go to for their appointment. Previously, you must have entered the data of your birth certificate. Like Civil Registry Book, Year of Registration, Number of Certificate, Name of Hospital, State where it was presented and Parish.
When requesting a passport appointment in the Saime online system, you will proceed to pay 3.6 petro, or the equivalent of $203 according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Venezuela.
Through their email, the user will receive a confirmation of their process with the date of the accepted appointment and the information of the office they will be visiting. According to the institution, this process may take at least a few hours after the payment is made.
Finally, the applicant has to print the indicated form and present it on the day of his/her appointment.
SIME updated the process of applying or renewing passport
The said form will appear in the passport option and then “STATE OF PROCEDURES”. When you click on the “View” option, you will need to press “Download PDF”.
In addition to this new adaptation, Sammy also adjusted its rules for appropriate clothing for entering its offices.
The dress code was formalized, so what should be avoided: leggings, shorts, miniskirts, sports overalls and shirts with a clear neckline. As well as pants with teardrops, beach sandals, hats, caps or helmets.