Passport Acceptance Facility

Office of International Programs

Processing Times for U.S. Passports
Current processing times can be found on

Already applied? Check your passport status. 

How to Apply

1. Book an Appointment

    • Note: Walk-ins will not be accepted
    • Note: Appointments are only available to book two weeks in advance

2. Complete the DS-11 Application Form

3. Collect All Required Documents

Provide Proof of U.S. Citizenship

Present Proper I.D.

Determine Any Special Circumstances

4. Calculate Fees

    • Check or money order made payable to U.S. Department of State. For current passport fees, visit
    • Debit or credit card to pay UT Tyler facility fees
      • $35 - execution fee
      • $15 - passport photo fee (optional)

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U.S. Department of State
View the official DoS website to obtain all necessary forms. Contact directly at 1-877-487-2778 for queries regarding your submitted application.


About Us

The Office of International Programs serves as a Passport Acceptance Facility for the UT Tyler community and the general public. OIP is authorized by the U.S. Department of State to execute and mail-in Form DS-11 passport applications. Passport and immigration-style photos are available for purchase separately, providing a convenient service to anyone filing a government application, including international students applying for practical training authorizations. 

We are open to the public and happily serve our students, faculty and staff, East Texas community, state, and surrounding-state citizens. 

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday - Friday

    By Appointment ONLY

    Contact us

    Call: 903.565.5701

    You can find answers to most questions here on our website or at