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The Office of International Studies and Programs at UMSL operates a U.S. Department of State designated passport application acceptance facility. As a passport application acceptance facility, we are able to accept passport applications for United States citizens of all ages. You do not have to be affiliated with the University of Missouri–St. Louis to utilize our passport application facility, but appointments are required.

Do I need a passport?

A note about expedited/courier services

Room 301, Social Sciences and Business Building - click here for a map. 314-516-7297

Those wishing to apply for a passport or have passport photos taken must make an appointment to do so. Appointments may be made by calling 314-516-7297. Passport applications will NOT be accepted without an appointment.

Passport application and passport/visa photo appointments are available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mondays and Wednesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays. Please note that if your appointment is after 1 p.m., your application will not be mailed until the following business day.

Please allow 6-8 weeks to receive your passport. Current wait times and fees can be found at

International Studies and Programs can take your passport photos and accept your passport application. Applications are available at our office or online at

Documents needed to submit a passport application:

  1. Previously issued passport, naturalization certificate, original birth certificate, or certified copy of your birth certificate
  2. One passport photo (may be obtained at International Studies and Programs for an additional fee)
  3. Driver's License or other government-issued photo ID

What are you applying for? Application Fee
(Payable to Department of State)
Execution Fee
(Payable to UMSL)
Adult (age 16+) Passport Book and Card $140 $35
Adult Passport Book $110 $35
Adult Passport Card $30 $35
Minor (under 16) Passport Book and Card $95 $35
Minor Passport Book $80 $35
Minor Passport Card $15 $35
Additional Services
Expedited Processing $60
1-2 Day Delivery Service $16.48
File Search $150
Passport Photos $15 (payable to UMSL)
Express Mail $20 (payable to UMSL)

Application fees must be paid by check or money order. Execution fees may be paid by cash, check, or money order. We do not accept credit cards, debit cards, or student charge accounts.

  • Do you need a passport in a hurry? We can assist with expedited and hand-carried applications. For more information on getting your passport in a hurry, please click here.
  • If you have questions or would like to set an appointment, email us.
  • Do you need a copy of your birth certificate? If you were born in Missouri, click here. If you were born in any other state, or if you need copies of any other vital records, please click here.