Passport Applications

 

WAIT TIMES: 1 - 2 hours

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We are a walk-in service only, please allow 1-2 hours wait time.  Daily time slots are provided on a first come first serve basis and do fill quickly, please plan accordingly.
Office closed 12:00 - 1:00pm.

Upcoming Limited Agent Availability

Tuesday, April 7 — Friday, April 10, 2015

Office hours during this period will be adjusted as below. Limited daily time slots on a first come first serve basis still apply, so please plan accordingly.

  • Morning: 8:30 - 10:30am
  • Afternoon: 1:00 - 3:00pm

Regular office hours will resume Monday, April 13, 2015.

Apply for your U.S. passport conveniently on campus!

  • You complete the entire application process at our 1700 Y Street office in the Business Services Complex
  • We submit your application to the State Department     (Walk in service only, please allow 1 - 2 hours wait time)
  • You receive your passport in the mail

Passports are valid for 10 years and are normally processed within 4-6 weeks. It is recommended that people apply for passports at least two months prior to the planned date of departure.

On June 1, 2009 the U.S. government implemented the full requirements of the land and sea phase of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative. These new rules require U.S. citizens entering the U.S. at any point of entry to have a passport or passport card.

What to Bring with You

  1. Completed Form DS-11
    • Do not sign the form until at the UNL Passport Office
  2. Primary Evidence of U.S. Citizenship (One of the following)
    • Certified birth certificate issued by the city, county or state
    • Valid previously issued, undamaged U.S. passport
    • Naturalization Certificate
    • Certificate of Citizenship
  3. Primary Identification (One of the following)
    • Valid Driver's License
    • Current Government ID (city, state or federal)
    • Current Military ID (military and dependents)
    • Valid previously issued, undamaged U.S. passport
    • Naturalization Certificate
  4. Applicable Fee
    • Note that the Acceptance Fee will be paid to the University of Nebraska - Lincoln payable using cash (no bills larger than $20), check (personal or cashier), or money order and the Application Fee will be sent with your application to the U. S. State Department payable using check (personal or cashier) or money order.  View the tables below for more information.
  5. Optional: Two Passport Photos

Passport Fees

 

Passport Services UNL Passport Office Acceptance Fee U. S. State Department Application Fee
Passport Book Adult: First Time $25 $110
Passport Book Adult: Renewal* $0 $110
Passport Book Minors Under 16 $25 $80
Passport Card Adults: First Time $25 $30
Passport Card Adults: Renewal* $0 $30
Passport Card Minors Under 16 $25 $15
Passport Photos $15
Additional Visa Pages $82
File Search Fee $150
Expedited Passport Processing Service $60

Passport acceptance fees are paid directly to the Passport Office.
Passport application fees are paid directly to the Department of State.
* Applying with DS-82

Accepted Payment Methods

 

Payment Type Accepted By
UNL Passport Office
Accepted By
U. S. State Department
Cash Yes No*
Personal Checks Yes Yes
Cashier's Checks Yes Yes
Traveler's Checks Yes Yes
U.S. Money Orders Yes Yes
Credit/Debit Card No No

*While the UNL Passport Office can accept cash for the Acceptance Fee, the Application Fee must be paid in one of the other accepted methods. 

Department of State Processing Times

For routine service it usually takes approximately 4-6 weeks from the time of application until you receive your passport. You may request the Department of State's Expedited Passport Processing Service for an additional $60. If you pay for expedited service it takes approximately 2-3 weeks for you to receive your passport. (Currently, the U.S. passport card is not eligible for Expedited Service.)

Current Application Processing Times @ travel.state.gov

Other Passport Acceptance Agencies

Facility Name Street Address City State ZIP Code Public Phone
UNL PASSPORT ACCEPTANCE AGENCY 1700 Y STREET, (BSC) ROOM 106 LINCOLN NE 68588 4024727331
USPO - LINCOLN 700 R ST. LINCOLN NE 68508 4024731692
USPO - STATEHOUSE STATION 301 CENTENNIAL MALL SOUTH LINCOLN NE 68509 4024581819
USPO - GATEWAY STATION 5945 R STREET LINCOLN NE 68505 4024581834
SEWARD COUNTY DISTRICT COURT 529 SEWARD STREET #305 SEWARD NE 68434 4026434895
SALINE COUNTY DISTRICT COURT 215 SOUTH COURT WILBER NE 68465 4028212823
SAUNDERS COUNTY DISTRICT COURT 387 NORTH CHESTNUT SUITE 6 WAHOO NE 68066 4024438113
USPO - POSTAL IMPRESSIONS 5346 s. 136TH ST. OMAHA NE 68137 4028911922
GAGE COUNTY DISTRICT COURT 612 GRANT STREET BEATRICE NE 68310 4022231332
JOHNSON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT 351 BROADWAY TECUMSEH NE 68450 4023356300
CASS COUNTY DISTRICT COURT 346 MAIN ST#303 PLATTSMOUTH NE 68048 4022969339
SARPY COUNTY CLERK 1210GOLDEN GATE DR. PAPILLION NE 68046 4025935957
OTOE COUNTY DISTRICT COURT 1021 CENTRAL AVE ROOM 209 NEBRASKA CITY NE 68410 4028739550

For a complete listinggo to http://iafdb.travel.state.gov

Location

Passport Application Center
Business Services Complex
1700 Y Street Rm 106
Lincoln, NE 68588-0647
 
Phone: 402-472-7446
Fax: 402-472-9820

Passport Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:30 am to 12:00 pm
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

(Call ahead to ensure agent availability.  Walk in service only, allow 1 - 2 hours wait time)

For a complete listing of Passport Acceptance Agencies go to 
http://iafdb.travel.state.gov
U.S. Passport Book

Valid for international travel by air, sea, or land.

More about passports at travel.state.gov

U.S. Passport Card

Valid when entering the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda at land border crossings or sea ports-of-entry. Not valid for international travel by air.

More about the card at travel.state.gov