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Fresno State Passport Place - NOW OPEN by appointment only!

We are proud to announce that we resumed service to the community by appointment only Monday through Friday, beginning Monday, April 5, 2021! 

Schedule an appointment now!

UPDATE: Our appointment scheduling platform is now accepting appointments through August 6, 2021. Please click on the green button to schedule an appointment with us!

  • Once you have secured an appointment and prior to coming to campus that day, you will be required to complete the Fresno State Daily Health Screening and visit a Fresno State Health Screening Checkpoint (drive thru temperature check station). Masks must be worn at all times and social distancing observed. All campus protocols must be followed.
  • Please DO NOT visit campus if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or if you DO NOT have an appointment scheduled.

Please note: 

  • We do not provide photo services in our office. You must bring a valid passport photo when you apply for a passport.
  • Payments to the U.S. Department of State and Fresno State are required:
    • Check or Money Order accepted for Passport Fee(s) payable to the U.S. Department of State for the specific services being requested (amount is TBD based on the services requested)
    • Debit/Credit Card or Check payable to Fresno State accepted for Execution Fee (amount is $35 per application processed)

The Passport Place at Fresno State is conveniently located in Continuing and Global Education, Room 140 of the Kremen Education Building (northwest corner of Shaw and Maple Avenues; campus map can be found here).

The day of your appointment please complete the online Fresno State Daily Health Screening and visit a drive thru temperature check station before parking. Free 30-minute parking is available in front of the Kremen building with metered and day-pass parking available across the street in the green parking sections of lot P1. Metered parking payments are made at the meters adjacent to individual spaces and day-passes can be purchased from the designated pay stations in the lot. 

Please check-in with our staff at the Continuing and Global Education entrance to the Kremen building and you will be escorted into the office when your certified agent is ready to serve you.

 

Applying for an ADULT Passport

To apply for a United States Passport, you will need to follow these steps:

  1. Complete Form DS-11: Application For A U.S. Passport
  2. Submit completed form DS-11 In Person - Kremen Education Building, Room 140
  3. Provide evidence of U.S. Citizenship - certified birth certificate OR naturalization certificate (Please bring original certificate and one copy)
  4. Present identification - photo ID (driver's license or military ID)
  5. Submit a photocopy of the identification document(s)
  6. Pay the applicable feestwo payments as prescribed below—NO CASH ACCEPTED(see the fee section below)
  7. Provide one passport photo
Applying for a CHILD Passport

To apply for a United States Passport, you will need to follow these steps:

  1. Complete Form DS-11: Application For A U.S. Passport
  2. Submit completed form DS-11 In Person - Kremen Education Building, Room 140
  3. BOTH parents need to be present (If one parent has legal and physical custody you must provide original court order)
  4. Provide evidence of U.S. Citizenship - certified birth certificate OR naturalization certificate (Please bring original certificate and one copy)
  5. If child has previous passport, please bring BOTH passport and original birth certificate.
  6. Present parental identification - photo ID (driver's license or military ID)
  7. Submit a photocopy of the identification document(s)
  8. Pay the applicable fees—two payments as prescribed below—NO CASH ACCEPTED (see the fee section below)
  9. Provide one passport photo

Please note that passport renewals do not require a visit to a Passport Acceptance Facility. Renewals can be mailed to the National Passport Processing Center. See instructions below under Form DS-82.

Important Note: Do NOT submit any passport application information to our office via email. We cannot accept applications via email. You must bring your application to the Passport Place in person.

Fees

You will need to bring two forms of payment with you:

  • Check or Money Order accepted for Passport Fee(s) payable to the U.S. Department of State for the specific services being requested (amount is TBD based on the services requested - see below)
  • Debit/Credit Card or Check payable to Fresno State accepted for Execution Fee (amount is $35 per application processed)
  Passport Fee Payable to U.S. Department of State Execution Fee
Payable to Fresno State
U.S. Passport Book    
Adults age 16 & over - first time $110 $35
Adults age 16 & over - renewal $110 $0
Minors under age 16 $80 $35
U.S. Passport Card    
Adults age 16 & over - first time  $30 $35
Adults age 16 & over - renewal $30 $0
Minors under age 16 $15 $35
Optional Service Fees    
File Search Fee $150 $0
Expedite Fee $60 $0
1-2 day delivery service fee (passport book only) $17.56 $0
Outgoing express mail (per family) $0 $26.35

Forms (PDFs)

Form DS-11:

  • Applying for a U.S. passport book or card for the first time
  • Current U.S. passport is valid but has been lost, stolen or damaged
  • Previous U.S. passport was issued more than 15 years ago

Form DS-64:

  • Used to report the loss or theft of a valid U.S. passport book or card
  • Submitted with Form DS-11 and supporting documents to replace a previously lost or stolen passport
  • Used alone to report the loss or theft of a passport even if you do not want a replacement passport

Form DS-3053:

  • Minors under age 16
  • Completed by the non-appearing parent
  • Must be notarized within the last 90 days, and must be accompanied by a copy of the non-appearing parent's photo ID
  • Submitted with Form DS-11

Form DS-82:

  • To renew an existing, 10-year passport
  • To replace a limited-validity passport that is more than 1 year old
  • Only use if current passport was issued less than 15 years ago
  • Only use if name on the application and the previous passport are the exact same (unless you are submitting a legal name change document or marriage certificate)
  • Only if the passport is undamaged and can be submitted by mail with Form DS-82
  • In order to protect the contents of your mailing from the elements throughout the delivery process, it is strongly recommended that you mail your passport application and personal documents in an envelope large enough to fit the application without folding. Please do not use a standard letter-size #10 (4 1/8" x 9 1/2") envelope.

Form DS-5504:

  • To request a name change
  • To correct data errors (typos)
  • To replace limited-validity passports (if eligible)
  • You may submit Form DS-5504 by mail

Questions?

For specifics on travel/passports, visit the National Passport Information Center/U.S. Department of State's website or call their customer service line at 877.487.2778 or Passport Duty Office (Life and Death Travel Emergencies ONLY) at 202.647.4000.

For more information on the services we offer at Fresno State, please call our office at 559.278.0013, or email passportinfo@csufresno.edu.