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UC San Diego Passport Office

Get your U.S. Passport on the UC San Diego campus.

Now in two convenient locations!

More information can also be found in the drawers below.

UC San Diego Community Only

Our office in the Student Services Center is located in the Cashier's office (SSC 1st floor) and is meant for UCSD staff, faculty, students, and alumni (Walk-ins Only).

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General Public and Campus Community

Our office at the Campus Services Complex is located on the corner of Voight and Gilman Drive. Accepting Walk-ins from 8am - 1pm.

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Important Updates:

- Passport processing times have gone down to 6-8 weeks for routine and 2-3 weeks for expedited.
- Our Student Services Center location's hours are now Monday and Wednesday from 8 am - 1:30pm.
- We will be open on the following Saturday(s): June 22nd, June 29th, July 6th, July 13th

The UC San Diego Passport Office is available to students, staff, faculty, and the greater San Diego community. The following services are available:

  • DS-11 passport application processing
  • Passport photos
  • Digital photos
  • Document photocopies
  • Notary services

All applicants, whether first-time or renewing, are eligible to use the DS-11 passport application.

Updated Availability:

Please visit our scheduling page to view updated availability and schedule your appointment. To ensure health and safety of team members and customers, we highly encourage you to complete documents prior to your appointment in order to reduce processing time.

Follow us on Instagram @ucsd.passports for updates, reminders, and giveaways!

UC San Diego Community Only

Walk-ins are open to all UCSD affiliated individuals, including students, staff, faculty, and alumni.

Directions

Student Services Center
402 Myers Drive
Suite 170
(first floor, south)

Get directions to the Student Services Center

Discounts for UCSD Community

When applying at the SSC office, if a UCSD community member brings in their campus ID card, they can get $3 off their photos ($12)

Walk-in Hours

Monday: 8am. - 1:30pm

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: Closed

Friday: Closed

Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Closed for university holidays     

General Public and Campus Community

Walk-ins are available M-F 8am to 1pm. Please note that appointments will be given priority. As a result, walk-in services may experience longer wait times. We appreciate your understanding.

Scheduling 

Click here to view our availability and schedule your appointment

Directions

1 Greenhouse Lane
La Jolla, CA 92093 
(858)251-7865

Get directions to the Campus Services Complex, Building A

Parking

The Campus Services Complex Office is located in Building 'A' on Greenhouse Lane near the corner of Voigt and Gilman. There are four free customer parking spots in front of Mail Services on the north side of the building. Please park in a marked parking spot for Passport Services. Violators are subjected to getting towed or ticketed. There is additional parking located in Lot P501 next to our office and Lot P701 near the baseball field.

Appointment Hours

Monday-Friday: 8am - 3:15pm

Saturday: Open on June 22nd, June 29th, July 6th, July 13th (Appointment Only)

Sunday: Closed  

Closed for university holidays     

Application Requirements- Adults

  • A completed DS-11 application (in black ink and unsigned)
    • We are only accepting 2020 and 2022 versions of the DS-11, please ensure you do not have an application from an earlier date.
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship: Original or Certified copy of Birth Certificate, Certificate of Naturalization or a previous passport. 
  • Proof of Identity: Valid Driver License, State issued ID, Official U.S. military ID card or Government employee ID card.
    • If the Driver License or State issued ID is issued outside of California or was issued within the last six months, another form of photo identification  is required. (e.g. Costco card, expired ID, school or work ID, etc.).
  • Two separate payments for each of the required fees:
    • Application fee- Check or money order payable to the U.S. Department of State. Each application must have a separate check or money order. Card payments are not accepted for this fee
    • Execution fee- Credit card, cash, check, or money order payable to UC Regents. Can be combined into one payment for all applicants.
  • Applicants ages 16-17: One parent must be present. Both the applicant and the parent must bring valid photo identification.

Application Requirements- Minors (15 and under)

  • A completed DS-11 application (in black ink and unsigned)
  • Both parents must be present and show valid photo identification.
    • Photo identification includes valid driver license, state issued ID, official U.S. military ID card or government employee ID card.
    • If a parent can't be present, then Pparental Consent is required (See below). 
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship: Original or Certified copy of Birth Certificate, Certificate of Naturalization or a previous passport. 
    • Birth Certificate is required for minor applicants in addition to prior passport.
  • Two separate payments for each of the required fees:
    • Application fee: Check or money order payable to the U.S. Department of State. Each application must have a separate check or money order. Ccard payments are not accepted for this fee
    • Execution fee- Credit card, cash, check, or money order payable to UC Regents. Can be combined into one payment for all applicants.

Application Fees

Passport applications require remittance of 2 separate payments- one payment is submitted with the application to the Department of State for the production of the passport book and/or card, the other is submitted to our acceptance facility for processing the application. More information on the payments can be found below

 

Department of State

Payments can be made only with check or money order, made payable to "Department of State." Separate payments must be submitted for each individual application

Department of State Fees
Type Adult  Minor Adult-Expedited Minor-Expedited
 Book $130 $100 $190 $160
 Card $30 $15 $90 $75
 Both $160 $115 $220 $175

Additionally, the passport book may be returned with overnight mail service for an additional $19.53 per applicant. 

UC San Diego Passport Office

Payments made to our office can be made with cash, credit card, and check/money order made payable to "UC Regents." For multiple applicants, the payment can be combined into one. 

UC San Diego Passport Office Fees
Fee Per Applicant
 Facility Fee $35
 Photo (Set of 2) $15
 Additional/Digital Photos  $6
 Document Photocopies $2
 Express Mail Postage (Per   group) $28.75

Additional Information and Resources

Processing Time:

Current routine processing takes 6-8 weeks and is subject to change depending on the volume of applicants. Expedited processing takes 2-3 weeks. Expedited services have an additional $60.00 fee per application. The fee for this service is payable to the U.S. Department of State in addition to application fees.

Information and Resources:

Visit the Department of State passport website for information and resources including:

Contact UC San Diego Passport Office, (858) 251-7865 for more information. Our phone hours are from 8:30am to 3:00pm on Monday through Friday.
Note: This page has a friendly link that's easy to remember: https://blink.ucsd.edu/go/passport