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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.

#BeginYourJourney: Get Your Passport! Final Step

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Passport application timelinePassport Palooza FlyerPassport Final Step: Schedule Appt or Walk-In

Mark your calendar for several passport events

  1. Passport photo services drop-ins:
    Sept 5 & Sept 6
  2. 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!

Miss the Passport Workshop last Weds? Watch the recording

Passport payment

Please note that you need 2 forms of payment for a passport book:

  1. Passport fee: $110 personal check or money order
  2. Passport execution fee: $35 cash

Passport fees

September = Passport Awareness Month!

At this point, hopefully, you've gathered all of your passport materials and payment and now all that's left is to apply. Congratulations! All you have to do now is submit your application. You likely need to apply for a new passport instead of a renewal. If so, here are two solid choices:

  1. Apply at UC Merced, Sept 11, at the Passport Palooza
  2. Find a passport acceptance facility

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.