WMU Passport Acceptance Facility

Notice: The Passport Acceptance Facility is currently temporarily unavailable. Please check back for updates.  

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

Visit the U.S. 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.

Video of A Recipe for Applying in Person for a U.S. Passport

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.

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. Passport book application fee: $130 for adults (16 years of age and over); payable to the U.S. Department of State.* Fees for other passport types will vary.
  2. Passport execution fee: $35; payable to WMU.

Optional fee: Expedited processing service (5 to 7 weeks) is $60; payable to the U.S. Department of State.

*Application fee based on standard processing time of 8 to 11 weeks.

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, money order, or credit/debit card.

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

Passport Photos: US Department of State

Appointment Scheduling

Book an appointment and review important appointment information: 

Schedule Passport Appointment   Appointment Handout

Haenicke Institute for Global Education Facility Location    

Western Michigan University
3306 Faunce Student Services - Located on the 3rd floor 
Email: hige-passport@wmich.edu  Phone:(269) 387-5890 

Nearest parking available at meters in Lot 100. 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.