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UC San Diego Passport Office

U.S. Passport and document photocopy services are available to the public and campus community.

COVID-19 Status and Updates

Due to enhanced safety precautions, the Passport Office is temporarily suspending walk-in service and operating with modified service hours and limited appointments.

Our hours will be:

  • Monday-Friday: 8 a.m-3 p.m.
  • Saturday: select availability

Please visit our scheduling pageemail us, or call (858) 246-5247 to request an appointment. New appointments open daily!

We appreciate your patience and understanding.

We will be closed Thursday, November 10th at noon and all day Friday, November 11th in recognition of Veterans Day. We will re-open on Monday, November 14th.

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 passport office location A, campus services complex building A on the corner of Voigt and Gilman

 

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

The passport acceptance office is located in the Campus Services Complex, building 'A' on Greenhouse Lane near the corner of Voigt and Gilman. Customer parking is in front of Mail Services on the north side of the building. 

Please note we do not process DS-82 renewal forms at our facility. All applicants, whether first-time or renewing, are eligible to use the DS-11 passport application.

Locations

Campus Services Complex

1 Greenhouse Lane
La Jolla, CA 92093 
(858) 246-5247

Parking

The passport acceptance office is located in the Campus Services Complex, 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: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Saturday: August 13th & 27th, September 10th & 24th, October 1st & 15th from 8 am - 12 pm. No walk-ins, appointment only.  

Sunday: Closed

Closed for university holidays    

 

Get directions to the Campus Services Complex, Building A. Free customer parking is available on the north side of the building. Loading zones and paid visitor parking is located on the west side of the building.

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 Parental 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. 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.

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 $18.32 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) $23.50

Additional Information and Resources

Processing Time:

Current routine processing takes 8-11 weeks and is subject to change depending on the volume of applicants. Expedited processing takes 5-7 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) 246-5247 for more information.
Note: This page has a friendly link that's easy to remember: https://blink.ucsd.edu/go/passport