Pitt US Passport Day

Officials from the US Postal Service, acting on behalf of the US Department of State, will be on campus on January 17-18, 2017 to accept US passport and renewal applications from Pitt students, faculty and staff.

The next passport event will be held in September 2017.

Lower Lounge, William Pitt Union
10 am to 4 pm

Make an Appointment

As of January 4, 2017 all appointment times slots have been allocated.

Students wanting an appointment, please send an email to ucis@pitt.edu. We will coordinate an appointment time with you.

Walk-ins are possible but priority will be given to people with an appointment.  

What You Need to Bring

1.   PROOF OF US CITIZENSHIP (provide one of the following)
  • Previously fully-valid US passport
  • Certified US birth certificate
  • Consular Report of Birth Abroad or Certification of Birth
  • Certificate of Naturalization or Citizenship
Important: Original documents only. Photocopies and notarized copies are not accepted. 

2.   PROOF OF IDENTITY (provide one of the following)
  • Recently issued Certificate of Naturalization or Citizenship with easily recognizable photo
  • Current, valid driver's license
  • Government employee ID
  • Military ID

Important: If you present an out-of-state ID, you must present an additional ID. Read more about identification.


  • Submit a clear photocopy of the front and back of the valid photo ID that you plan to use as Proof of Identity.


  • You are encouraged to get your photo taken before the event to avoid waiting. For passport photo requirements, please review the photo requirements on the US State Department website. 
  • Passport photo services will be available at the event for an additional fee of $15, payable by check, cash, credit or debit card.


  • Cost without photo is $135.
  • Cost with photo is $150.


The passport application fee of $110 requires a CHECK, payable to the Department of State.  

The processing fee of $25 must be paid to USPS by separate check, cash, debit or credit card.  

Passport photos are $15, payable to USPS by check, cash, credit or debit card.

Read more about how to apply for a passport in person.


Forms will be available at the event, or can be downloaded from the US State
Department website

If you have any questions about the application process or need additional information, please refer to the US State Department website.

For questions about the passport event, please contact UCIS@pitt.edu.