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Summer Public Office Hours: May 20 – August 9

During the summer months, the Office of International Affairs will observe revised hours during with the office will be open to the public:

Monday – Thursday: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

These hours do not reflect any changes in availability for drop-ins, appointments, or other business. If you have specific needs, you may reach out or utilize the Connect page. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

#AdultingInAugust: Get Your Passport! Step 5

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Passport application timelinePassport Palooza FlyerPassport Step 5: Gather Materials, Payment

Mark your calendar for several passport events:

  1. Passport Workshop, Aug 28
  2. Passport photo services drop-ins:
    Sept 5 & Sept 6
  3. UC Merced Passport Palooza, Sept 11
    RSVP for a reminder | Add to calendar | Flyer | More info

Apply for your USA Passport on campus for the first time!

Gather passport materials, payment

By now, you may have completed the first four passport steps (#1 acquire proof of citizenship, #2 order gov't-issued ID, #3 fill out passport app, #4 take passport photos), and you are now ready to move on to the next stage: gathering your passport app materials and payment. Here's your checklist:

  1. Passport application form
  2. Evidence of citizenship
  3. Photocopy of evidence of citizenship
  4. Photo ID
  5. Photocopy of photo ID
  6. Passport photo
  7. Passport fees (calculate or chart)

Once you have gathered your materials, you're ready to apply! Stay tuned or plan to apply during the Passport Palooza!

Check out this how-to video on applying for a passport:

How to Apply for a US Passport video

Passport help

Start Your Application

Ready to apply? Head over to the MyStudyAbroad Portal to begin your find your progam and being your application today.