Apply for a Passport
Visit the Website: U.S. Passports & International Travel
Passports are required for all students studying abroad. Processing time for passports is approximately 4 - 6 weeks. Expedited service for an additional fee returns your passport in 2 - 3 weeks. The Texas Tech passport application acceptance office, located in the International Cultural Center, can process your paperwork and take your photos.
Passport requirements include:
- Proof of Citizenship - either a certified copy of your birth certificate (no photocopies accepted), naturalization papers, or a previous passport
- Photo ID - driver's license preferred
- 1 passport photo
- Completed application - pick up at the ICC or download from the State Dept website.
Passport fees are:
- Passport - $110
- Expedited service -additional $60
- Processing fee - $35
- Photos - $12
Processing fee and photos may be paid with cash, check or money order separate from the passport fee. Credit and debit cards are not accepted
Passport office hours are:
Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. *Closed from 1:00-2:00 for lunch.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
*Hours are subject to change without any prior notice.
The passport office will be closed during official University holidays. See TTU holiday schedule. For more information, call 742-3667.