WMU Passport Acceptance Facility

Passport processing will resume in a limited capacity on Tuesday, September 8. Before coming to campus, please complete the Health Survey at wmich.edu/survey. Passport appointments are available by appointment only, please schedule by emailing osa-assistant@wmich.edu.

Read more about the University’s response to COVID-19 at wmich.edu/covid-19. Learn more about the U.S. Department of State's passport operations in response to COVID-19 at travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/ea/passport-covid-19.html.

Members of the campus community may apply for their passports and have the necessary photos taken at WMU's Passport Acceptance Facility in the Haenicke Institute for Global Education.

Required Documents

Check out the U.S. State Department's step-by-step recipe for applying for a passport. Be sure to visit travel.state.gov for the most updated information on applying for a U.S. passport.

Visit the US Department of State passport website for a list of required documents. For questions about special circumstances, please contact the National Passport Information Center at (877) 487-2778.

For applicants renewing passports with a DS-82: the Haenicke Institute for Global Education can provide photo service but cannot assume mailing obligations.

Required Documents: US Department of State

Passport Fees

There are two fees required to process each application that must be paid by personal check or money order:

  1. Application fee: $110 for adults (other fees may vary); payable to the U.S. Department of State.*
  2. Passport execution fee: $35; payable to WMU.

*Application fee based on standard processing time—6 weeks—for adults at least 16 years of age..

Passport Fees: US Department of State 

Passport Photos

The Haenicke Institute for Global Education offers passport photos for $10 that must be paid by personal check or money order.

All photos must conform to the photo requirements outlined by the US Department of State.

Passport Photos: US Department of State

FACILITY HOURS

Passport processing will resume in a limited capacity on Tuesday, September 8. Passport appointments are available by appointment only, please schedule an appointment one day in advance by emailing osa-assistant@wmich.edu. Appointments are available as follows:  

Days Hours Processing Notes
Tuesdays Noon to 3 p.m. By appointment only, no walk-ins accepted.
Wednesdays 9 a.m. to Noon

Haenicke Institute for Global Education Facility Location    

Western Michigan University
2425 Ellsworth Hall (second floor)
Email: osa-assistant@wmich.edu  Phone:(269) 387-5890

Nearest parking available at meters in Lot 48. Use the WMU parking map for directions.

For comprehensive information about the passport application process and international travel information, visit the State Department passport website or call the National Passport Information Center at (877) 487-2778.