Passport Services

Passports Team

Passport Services is available by appointment only. Reserve your appointment here.

Apply for a Passport

UNCW Passport Services is officially designated as a Passport Acceptance Facility by the U.S. Department of State. UNCW students, faculty, staff, and members of the community can apply for a U.S. passport directly through our office. We do not process visa applications. If you have any questions about U.S. Passports, please visit the official website of the U.S. Department of State

Adult Passport Renewals

For information about Adult Passport Renwals, please visit the US Department of State website here.

All Other Applicants

Our office only accepts appointments (up to 30 days in advance). We do not accept walk-in applications. If you would like to apply for your U.S. Passport, please complete the form below and click "Book", or follow this link to complete the form.

Book an Appointment

*up to 30 days in advance

Current Processing Times

(*Updated*) Routine Service: Receipt between 8-11 weeks

(*Updated*) Expedited Service: Receipt between 5-7 weeks

Applying for your U.S. passport on campus is convenient:

  • We offer an on-site passport photo service, so we can take your official passport photo and ensure it meets all the official passport photo requirements. If you prefer, you can provide your own photo, as long as it meets the official passport photo requirements.
  • We can provide assistance with your passport questions.
  • We submit your passport application along with all necessary documentation to the U.S. Department of State, which makes the final decision to issue a passport to an individual.
  • You receive your passport in the mail.
  • Very convenient for students preparing to study abroad!

Visitor Parking LotEducation AbroadPassport information on U.S. Department of State Web Site