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U.S. Passport

We are a one-stop shop for passport services, offering application and photo service in two convenient locations on the university's Columbia campus.

Passport Application Services

Walk-in services available Monday-Friday at:

  • Postal Services  
    1600 Hampton St
    8 a.m. - 2  p.m.            
  • Student Mail Center   
    1400 Greene St
    Russell House Basement
    9 p.m. - 2  p.m.          
    **Locations closed on University Holidays**


Documentation required 

For all required documentation for new and renewal passports, please visit for the latest information.


Current Passport Processing Times*

Expedite Service: Routine Service:
2 - 3 Weeks  6 - 8 Weeks 

*Processing times begin when the US Dept of State receives your application at a passport agency or center, not the day you mail your application or apply. Mailing times may add several weeks on to the door-to-door time it takes to receive your passport.  Processing times may vary, based on US Dept of State. 

Postal Services schedules passport fairs throughout the school year to help meet times of peak travel demand. Passport forms, requirements, fees and travel information  


Payment methods

US Deptartment of State (Passport): Photo and Execution Fees:
Check (personal or cashiers) or Money Order Cash or Credit/Debit Card

Two payment methods are required.

**USC Postal Service does not sell Money Orders**

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