Passport Services

Passports Team

The UNCW Passport Office is now open. We are accepting Passport Applications by Appointment Only; walk-in service is temporary suspended. Please observe the university health and safety measures outlined in “Best For The Nest”, which applies to all campus visitors. You must wear a mask on the UNCW campus and in the passport office.

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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

Book an Appointment

Our office only accepts appointments. 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.

Current Processing Times

(*Updated*) Routine Service: Receipt within 10-12 weeks

(*Updated*) Expedited Service: Receipt within 4-6 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.

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