Passport Frequently Asked Questions
Each appointment takes approximately 20 – 30 minutes. Each applicant needs to have a separate appointment and needs to come with the application completed, but not signed.
- Routine Processing
- Choose this service if you are traveling over 12 weeks from the date you submit your application. Routine service takes 8-11 weeks.
- Expedite Processing ($60 extra fee)
- Choose this service if you are traveling in less than 12 weeks from the date you submit your application. Expedited service takes 5-7 weeks.
- For current processing times, please visit the U.S. Department of State.
Yes, all applicants are required to be present. For children, parents listed on the birth certificate are required to be present and sign the application.
For a child, parents listed on the birth certificate are required to be present and sign the application. We will use the parents’ ID for the application
Yes, we will need to submit the citizenship evidence with the application. It will be returned to you in a separate mailing up to 4 weeks after you receive your passport.
No, your photo can be taken in the Study Abroad & Global Engagement office for a fee of $15.00.
The Passport book is a full travel access passport, while the Passport card is only valid for land travel and some U.S. port cruises. Please refer to the U.S. Department of State’s travel site for detailed information.
You will need to submit the passport with Form DS-5504.
Yes, we prefer that you are ready at your appointment time. If you need to fill out the application in the Study Abroad & Global Engagement Office, please arrive 15 minutes early to your scheduled appointment
Yes, we welcome students, faculty, staff, and community members
Yes, there is a parking garage located next to the Kansas Union. It has entrances on both Mississippi Street and Oread Avenue. From there, it’s a short walk down Jayhawk Boulevard to Lippincott Hall. There are also plenty of side streets that have free parking, but when classes are in session those tend to be full.