Traveling Internationally in 2018? Beat the Passport Rush


UA Passports Experiencing Shortest Wait Times of the Year


  • Wait times at UA Passports are typically the shortest of the year in November and December, while peak months are February, March, and April. Save time by planning ahead. No appointment is necessary. The current processing time is four to six weeks.


  • UA Passports, 935 North Tyndall Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85721 (Southwest of Speedway Blvd. and Park Ave. on the University of Arizona campus)


  • Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:00pm
  • Closing at 10:30am on December 22, 2017
  • Closed Monday, December 25, 2017 – Friday, December 29, 2017 for Christmas


  • Recent color photo (2 inches by 2 inches). Photo services are available on site for $10.
  • A check or money order is required for passport application fees. UA Passports accepts checks, money orders, debit cards, or credit cards for execution and photo fees. Cash is not accepted.
  • First time U.S. Passport applicants must provide proof of U.S. citizenship with original or certified documentation as well as photocopies of such documents. All passport applicants must submit proof of identity.
  • For information about required documents and fees, please visit prior to visiting UA Passports.


Melanie Marsh
UA Office of Global Initiatives
(520) 626-6289