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Concord University Passport Services

Certified by the U.S. Department of State as a Passport Acceptance Facility

Travelling outside the U.S.? You’ll need a passport. Let us help you with that! We are certified to accept applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. Our acceptance agents can help you apply for the first time, and can also help with renewals.

As of October 29, 2021, processing times are as follows:
Routine: 8-11 weeks
Expedited: 5-7 weeks

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday 8:00am – 3:30pm

  • An appointment is required and must be made at least one day in advance.
  • Appointments are available Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 3:30pm
  • The process takes approximately 15-20 minutes
  • Schedule an appointment with us by e-mailing passports@concord.edu

Please have all required documentation with you at your appointment; your application cannot be processed without these:

  • Form DS-11 ​(completed, but not signed)
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship (original + photocopy)
  • Proof of Identity (original + photocopy)
  • Two separate payments* (check or money order, see Fee Chart)
  • One recent 2″x2″ color photo (photo services nearby at CVS Pharmacy)
    *One check/money order made to out the U.S. Department of State
    One check/money order made out to Concord University

Please Note: If you choose to print your own application beforehand, be sure to print one-sided and do NOT sign until in the presence of an acceptance agent!

DS-11 (First-Time Applicants)
DS-82 (Renewals)
DS-64 (Lost/Stolen Passport)

United States Passport Fees

Payment Instructions: The application fee is paid directly to the Department of State. The Execution/Acceptance fee is paid directly to the acceptance facility. Two separate payments are required. (Effective 1/10/2022)

Adult Applicants (16 Years and Older)

What Are You Applying For? Use Form Application Fee Execution Fee
First-time Adult Passport Book DS-11 $130 $35
First-time Adult Passport Card

(Not valid for international air travel. Valid only for travel by land and by sea to Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean)

DS-11 $30 $35
First-time Adult Passport Book & Card DS-11 $160 $35
Adult Passport Card

(For applicants who currently have a valid passport book.)

DS-82 $30 No Charge

Adult Renewals

What Are You Renewing? Use Form Application Fee
Adult Passport Book DS-82 $130
Adult Passport Card

(Not valid for international air travel. Valid only for travel by land and by sea to Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.)

DS-82 $30
Adult Passport Book & Card DS-82 $160

All Minor Applicants (Under 16)

What Are You Applying For? Use Form Application Fee Execution Fee
Minor Passport Book DS-11 $100 $35
Minor Passport Card

(A passport card is valid only for travel by land and by sea to the following locations: Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean.)

DS-11 $15 $35
Minor Passport Book & Card DS-11 $115 $35

Optional Fees

Expedite Fee 1-2 Day Delivery File Search Fee
Paid per applications, in addition to required fees. Provides faster processing than routine service. Paid per application for 1-2 day delivery of an issued passport book from the Department of State to the customer. Only applies to mailing addresses within the United States. Not valid for passport cards. A file search is necessary when an applicant is unable to present evidence of U.S. citizenship or verification of a previously issues U.S. Passport or Consular Report of Birth Abroad. Applicant must submit Form DS-11 and a written request for a file search.
Cost: $60 Cost: $18.32 Cost: $150

​Q: Is this service available to those who are not affiliated with Concord University?
A: Yes! Our services are available to anyone who needs a passport!

Q: Is your facility handicapped-accessible?
A: Yes it is! If needed, we will be happy to meet you in front of the Student Center and assist you.

Q: What is the difference between the passport book and the passport card?
A: The card can be used only for land/sea travel to Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean. The book can be used for travel to any destination, by any method of travel.

Q: Are notarized copies of citizenship evidence accepted?
A: No, only original or certified copies are acceptable. Citizenship evidence will be returned to you via First Class mail. For more info on required documentation, visit the official Department of State website.

Q: Can I track the status of my passport application?
A: Absolutely! To do so, visit passportstatus.state.gov

Q: How long does it take to receive my passport?
A: Routine – 8 to 11 weeks; Expedited: 5 to 7 weeks (as of 10/29/2021)

Q: What payment methods are accepted?
A: We can only accept checks or money orders. We cannot accept cash, debit, or credit.

Q: Do you accept walk-ins?
A: No, we do not. Passport services are available by appointment only.

Study abroad with the Knowledge Exchange Institute (KEI) Program! If applying, please contact us for a $150 grant voucher so that KEI can sponsor your passport! More information can be found on their website https://www.keiabroad.org/