The Passport Center

Study Abroad & Global Engagement offers support for students, faculty, and staff applying for a passport card or book.

Book an Appointment at the Passport Center

General Information

  • Apply for a passport or have a visa photo taken at Lippincott Hall, Room 108. Students, faculty, staff, and community members are all invited to use this service. The Passport Center cannot accept credit or debit card payments
    • Appointments are required. Passport services are available the following days and times (except KU/Federal Holidays):
      • Monday: 9:00am – 4:00pm
      • Tuesday: CLOSED
      • Wednesday: 9:00am – 4:00pm
      • Thursday: CLOSED
      • Friday: 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Book a Passport Center appointment online, call 785-864-3742, or stop by Lippincott Hall, Room 108.
  • Go to to learn about the processing time for a new passport and to find printable applications. Hard copies are available at Study Abroad & Global Engagement.
  • We are unable to provide digital versions of passport photos.
  • Our office does not process renewals. For your convenience, the U.S. Department of State processes passport renewals through the mail. Click Renew my U.S. passport for the mail in passport renewal instructions

What to Bring

  • Complete the Application For A U.S. Passport (DS-11) form, but do not sign until you’re at the Passport Office
  • Primary Evidence of U.S. Citizenship (only need one of the following)
    • Certified birth certificate (not a copy) issued by the city, county, or state
    • Valid previously issued, undamaged U.S. Passport
    • Naturalization Certificate
    • Certificate of Citizenship
  • Primary Identification
    • Valid Driver’s License
    • Current Government ID (city, state, or federal)
    • Current Military ID (military and dependents)
    • Valid previously issued, undamaged U.S. Passport (cannot be used for both evidence of citizenship and ID)
    • Naturalization Certificate
  • Application Fees
    • The application fee is paid to the U.S. State Department. This fee is included with your mailed application. Must be a check (personal or cashier) or money order.
    • The acceptance fee is paid to the University of Kansas. Must be a check (personal or cashier) or money order.
  • Optional: Two Passport Photos
    • You can view the photo quality requirements at Passport Photos.
    • We can take your passport photos in the Study Abroad & Global Engagement office for a $15.00 fee.