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American PassportUniversity of Utah Learning Abroad

**Learning Abroad will be closed Wednesday, October 17th**

Passports & Passport Photos 

Applicants are responsible for reviewing all passport application requirements and information posted on the US Department of State Website

Parking Information:

200 S. CENTRAL CAMPUS DRIVE, RM 159
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84112-0511 

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The Union building has paid parking. We do not validate parking.

How to find us: We are located on the lower level of the Olpin Student Union in room 159.

Application Acceptance Information:

Passport applications are accepted Monday through Friday by appointment only. Please call our office at 801-581-5849 to schedule an appointment. Please see below for list of office closure dates.

Applications may be sent out the next business day due to Post Office closure or unforeseen circumstances. Scheduled office closures will be posted 30 days in advance. Subject to change.

Office Hours and Closures:

2018 - Closures

January 1 - 4, January 15, January 19 from 8:30am - 11:00am, January 31, February 19, May 28, July 4, July 24, September 3, November 22, November 23, December 25.

Payment Information:

Payments Accepted:

Passport Book or Card & Other Fees (expedite, file search, overnight delivery) – Check or money order made payable to U.S. Department of State. No Cash or Credit Cards Accepted

Passport Photos, Execution Fee and Photocopies - Check, money order, cashier's check, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, or Visa. Checks, money orders and cashier's checks should be made payable to The University of Utah. No Cash Accepted.

Campus Staff, Faculty, and Administration: Campus Orders, UShop, or Journal Entries are not accepted as forms of payment.

$25 fee for returned checks.

Passport Book or Card

Passport applications can be obtained and submitted through the University of Utah Learning Abroad Office. Application documents also available online.

  • An adult passport (16 years of age and older) is valid for 10 years.
  • A child’s passport (ages 0-15 years old) is valid for 5 years.
  • DO NOT sign the passport application until requested to do so.
  • If a name is different than the name on the birth certificate, you may be required to provide a legal document (such as a certified copy of a marriage license) to verify the name change.

Processing Times:

Refer to the US Department of State Website  for the most up to date processing times.

Proof of Citizenship:

  • If born within the United States you must provide a certified copy of your birth certificate. (ITEMS NOT ACCEPTABLE include: hospital certificate, baptism, and notification-of-birth and California abstracts of birth.)
  • If born outside of the United States you must provide a Certificate of Citizenship/Naturalization or report of birth abroad.

Personally Appear:

  • ALL APPLICANTS (including children) must personally appear when applying for a passport.
  • Children under 16 years of age must have both parents present

Applications for children under 16 require the presence and signature of both parents. If the second parent is not available to sign, the appearing parent must present evidence that he/she has:

  • sole legal custody of the child, or
  • notarized written consent of the other parent for the issuance of the passport, or
  • written statement explaining why non-applying parent's consent cannot be obtained.

Children 16 and 17 years of age must have one parent present.

Social security numbers must be provided for all passport applicants!

Refer to US Department of State Website for list of required/acceptable identification and proof of citizenship documents

16 years or older:

Total $145.00 (two separate payments required)

  • $110.00 (payable to U.S. Department of State, check or money order only)
  • $35.00 (payable to The University of Utah - check, money order, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX, or Visa, No Cash Accepted.)

15 years or younger:

Total $115.00 (two separate payments required)

  • $80.00 (payable to U.S. Department of State, check or money order only)
  • $35.00 (payable to The University of Utah - check, money order, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX, or Visa, No Cash Accepted.)
All fees are regulated by the US Department of State - Bureau of Consular Affairs

Passport cards will facilitate entry at U.S. land and sea ports-of-entry when arriving from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda.

The passport card may not be used to travel by air.

Passport Card Fees:

For first time applicants 16 years or older:

Total $65.00 (two separate payments required)

  • $30.00 (payable to U.S. Department of State, check or money order only)
  • $35.00 (payable to The University of Utah - check, money order, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX, or Visa, No Cash Accepted.)

For first time applicants 15 years or younger:

Total $50 (two separate payments required)

  • $15.00 (payable to U.S. Department of State, check or money order only)
  • $35.00 (payable to - The University of Utah - check, money order, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX, or Visa, No Cash Accepted.)
All fees are regulated by the US Department of State - Bureau of Consular Affairs

Expedited processing and mailing services are available:

  • Expedited Processing - $60.00 per application (payable to U.S. Department of State, check or money order only)
  • Overnight Delivery (passport book only) - $15.89 per application (payable to U.S. Department of State, check or money order only)

Please refer to the U.S. Department of State “Get a Passport in a Hurry” webpage for information on expedited timelines and requirements. You can find current processing times here.

If you are traveling in less than 14 days (or 4 weeks if you need a visa), please contact the closest passport agency or center (proof of travel is required).

ALL FEES ARE REGULATED BY THE US DEPARTMENT OF STATE - BUREAU OF CONSULAR AFFAIRS

Passport Renewals:

Other Information:

  • For more information about passports, please call (801) 581-5849
  • For foreign entry requirements, printing passport applications, children’s issues and warnings for particular countries visit the US Department of State Website.
  • For Visa information call the Foreign Country’s Consulate or Embassy.
  • For U.S. Passport Emergencies, contact the National Passport Duty Office at (202) 647-4000.
  • $1.00 per page fee for any copies made in relation to passport services.

Passport Photo Fees:

 

Passport photos (set of 2): $12, includes tax

Tax Exempt: The purchaser must present a valid Utah State Exemption Certificate. (Utah Code Ann. 59-12-106(2))

  • Passport photographs are available for ages 5 years and older for a $12.00 fee. (check, money order, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, or Visa. No Cash Accepted.)
  • One U.S. passport photograph is required per application.
  • Passport photographs must have been taken in the last 6 months.
  • Pictures must be in color and on a white or light colored background.
  • Pictures must be two-inches square. (Image size of head must be between 1 inch and 1 3/8 inches including hair.) 
  • Eyeglasses, sunglasses, headphones or wireless hands-free devices are not allowed (See Department of State’s Passport Photos page for examples).

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Last Updated: 10/12/18