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Passport Office

Weber State University: Study Abroad Passport Office

Our opening date is August 12th, 2024

We are located in the Student Services building room 154

We are open Monday - Friday from 8am - 3:30pm by appointment only

The Wildcat Copy Center located in the Shepherd Union Building offers printed passport photo services for $12.99 for two images. No appointment is required to get your passport photo taken. They are open Monday through Thursday from 9am - 2pm. 


Passport Application Information

First Time Passport Application

If you've never had a U.S. passport, are 16 or under, or aren't allowed to renew an existing passport by mail, you will need to apply in person.

Step 1: Gather Necessary Documents

  • Application forms (unsigned)
  • Proof of identity document and a photocopy of the front and back
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship document and a photocopy of the front and back

Step 2: Prepare Application Package

  • Complete your Form DS-11 Application for U.S. Passport on the State Department website.
  • Print your completed application. DO NOT SIGN YOUR APPLICATION. A Passport Agent must witness your signature.
  • Have a passport photo taken. Weber's Copy Center offers passport photo services. Located in the Shepherd Union Building, open M-TH 9- 2pm.
  • Photocopy your proof of identity and U.S. Citizenship documents.
  • Calculate your fees. List of fees here
    • The Weber State Cashiers office accepts credit cards, checks, and cash for passport acceptance fees. This will be paid onsite. 
    • State Department fees are mailed with your application. You can pay with a personal, certified, cashier's, traveler's check, or money order, payable to "U.S. Department of State."

Step 3: Schedule an Appointment

Step 4: Attend in person appointment and pay processing fees

  • processing fees vary by application type. Please find an updated List of fees here.

Renewing Passport

  • Renewing Passports: If you answer 'Yes' to all 5 eligibility questions below you can mail your renewal form directly to the State Department.

Your passport:

  • Is in your possession to submit with your application.
  • Is undamaged other than normal "wear and tear."
  • Was issued when you were 16 or older.
  • Was issued within the last 15 years.
  • Was issued in your current name or you can document your name change. 

If you don't meet all the renewal requirements, you'll need to do a new, first-time passport application and make an in-person appointment.

Passports for Minors under 16

  • Both parents/guardians must authorize the issuance of a child's passport. The best way to give consent is for both parents/guardians to go with the child when applying.
  • Children need evidence of citizenship.
  • Parents/guardians need proof of parental relationship.
  • Children's passports are only valid for 5 years. When they expire they will need to make an in person appointment to apply for a new passport. 


Tips and Helpful Information

For any and all questions relating to passports please visit

Processing Times:

6-8 weeks processing time and up to 2 weeks of mailing times. If you have an urgent need to travel please visit this State Department page: Urgent Travel Passport

Citizenship Evidence Documents:

  • U.S. birth certificate 
  • Full validity, undamaged U.S. Passport
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Certification of Birth
  • Certificate of Naturalization
  • Certificate of Citizenship 

Passport Photos:

  • The correct photo size is 2 x 2 inches (51 x 51 mm).
  • Eyeglasses are not allowed in Passport photos. If you cannot remove your glasses for medical reasons, you must submit a signed statement from your doctor with your Passport application. 
  • The U.S. State Department specifies that photos must have a neutral facial expression with both eyes open and mouth closed. 
  • Don't wear a white shirt, uniform, or camouflage patterns for your photo.
  • Take off your hat or head covering.
    • If you wear one for religious purposes, submit a signed statement that says it is religious attire worn daily in public.
    • If you wear one for medical purposes, submit a signed doctor's statement that says you wear it for medical purposes.
    • Your full face must be visible and your hat or head covering cannot cast shadows or cover part of your face.