Passport for Rams

The WCU Passport Facility is now open to faculty, staff, students, and the general public. Please schedule your appointment by calling our office at 610-436-3515 or email at

Summer Hours of Operation
Facility hours: Tuesday - Thursday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
By appointment only

To find other passport facility locations, please visit the U.S. Department of State passport website.


Our passport facility is located on the 3rd floor of Mitchell Hall: 675 S. Church Street, West Chester, PA.


Paid visitor parking is located in the Sharpless Street Garage or Commons Garage.


The WCU Passport Acceptance Facility does not process renewals as these must be completed and mailed in by the individual. Detailed instructions can be found online here.

Processing Times

The most up-to-date approximate processing times are located here.

These are approximations and the WCU Passport Acceptance Facility cannot guarantee processing times.

Please note that the WCU Passport Acceptance Facility is unable to mail applications via Express Delivery, however applicants can add Overnight Return Delivery for an additional fee. If your travel is sooner than the processing times linked above, please contact the Philadelphia Passport Agency at 1-877-487-2778 for an appointment.

Each Applicant Will Need The Following

  • Application
    • The Application (Form DS-11) must be completed in advance of your appointment (Forms are available in the Global Engagement Office), or online via Form Filler
    • Completed in black ink.
    • Printed single-sided.
  • Provide Evidence of U.S. Citizenship
  • Present documents that show proof of U.S. Citizenship at your appointment:
    • Original and one B&W photocopy submitted with application.
    • Original will be returned to applicant via USPS by U.S. Department of State
  • Present Proof of Identification
    • Valid State ID
    • Color copy of front and back of ID (single-sided)
  • Photo
    • You must provide one photo with your passport application.

Fee Schedule

Check or Money Order ONLY. Temporary & starter checks, cash, and cards cannot be accepted.

Payable to U.S. Department of State

Product/Service Adult (16 and older) Minor (15 and under)
Passport Book (Standard processing) $130.00 $100.00
Passport Card (Standard processing) $30.00 $15.00
Optional Expedited Processing $60.00
Optional Overnight Return Delivery $19.53

Payable to West Chester University (separate check or money order):

Service Fee
Facility Execution Fee for DS-11 applications only $35.00 per applicant
Payable to West Chester University
Photocopies of Official Documentation $1.00 per photocopy per applicant
Free for WCU Students, Faculty, and Staff Applicants (family members excluded)

WCU Student Passport Reimbursement

Student Eligibility Criteria

Students will be considered for reimbursement of their U.S. passport application fee if they meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • U.S. citizen,
  • 18 years of age or older,
  • Currently enrolled full time at West Chester University,
  • Applied for their passport through the Passport Acceptance Facility at WCU, and,
  • Have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA,
  • Pell Grant eligible.

Fill out the application for reimbursement here.