Passport Acceptance Facility

Apply for a New U.S. Passport

At FGCU we value the importance of world travel, and thus have established ourselves as being an authorized Passport Application Acceptance Facility. We serve FGCU students, faculty, staff and members of the community. Our office does not process renewals but we may be able to provide information about renewing your passport.

          Passport Facility Hours: (by appointment only) Monday through Friday from 8:30am - 1:30pm   

University and U.S Post Office closures may affect hours of operation

Please allow/schedule 30 min for each applicant

US Passport Application Appointment Requirements

All Documents must be the original and you must bring additional copies.

  1. ALL applicants, including children, MUST be present in our office when applying for a US Passport.
  2. Form DS-11 Passport Application.  Available online at or in our office.  Complete in black ink only.  If you are printing completed Form DS-11, please print single sided.  
  3. U.S. Citizenship Document Original/Certified U.S. Birth Certificate, previous undamaged fully-valid U.S. Passport Book or Card (can be expired), Certificate of Birth Abroad OR original Certificate of Naturalization. Photocopies are not accepted as original physical evidence.  The U.S. Department of State requires long-form birth certificate with parental information.  Please see for further information on U.S. Citizenship Documents.
  4. Photo Identification Florida driver's license or review list for other acceptable primary photo IDsA secondary form of photo identification will be required for non-Florida Driver's Licenses.
  5. One 2 x 2 Passport Photo.  FGCU has a Passport Photo Booth located in the Library. The cost is $12.99 per ID Print, payable by credit card. There are also passport photo services at local establishments outside of FGCU. Please review the U.S. Passport Photo requirement for further details.
  6.  YOU MUST provide COPIES:  Copies (single sided) - Copy of the front & back of photo ID on 81/2 x 11 sheet of paper and copy of the front & back of U.S. Citizenship document on an 81/2 x 11 sheet of paper.  DO NOT ENLARGE copies


  1. Check or money order payable to the U.S. Department of State.  NO CASH PAYMENTS, starter checks, or credit/debit card payments.   This payment gets mailed with the passport application.  Please see Passport Fees on the Travel.State.Gov web page for further details. 
  2. Check, money order, or credit/debit card payable to FGCU.  $35 FGCU Facility Execution Fee.  You have an option to add USPS Express Mail (1-2 day delivery) for an additional $26.35 = $61.35 FGCU Fee with Express Mail.
    • Money orders can be purchased at many local establishments such as banks, local supermarkets, and post offices.

Applicant's Age 16 or 17 eligible for Adult Passport:

  • Parental Awareness:  The applicant and at least one parent/guardian along with their photo identification must be present at the time of the Passport appointment.  Both parents along with their photo identification are helpful in the passport processing of children age 16-17.  Please let us know if only one can attend for further instruction.
  • Copies (single sided) - Copy of the front & back of both parent(s)/guardian(s) photo ID on an 81/2 x 11 sheet of paper.   DO NOT ENLARGE 

Applicant's Under Age 16:

  • Child applicant and both parent(s)/legal guardian(s) must be present at time of the appointment to sign off on the application.  
  • Both Parent(s)/Guardian(s) Photo Identification and photocopy of front and back of ID printed single sided on an 81/2 x 11 sheet of paper.  DO NOT ENLARGE copies
  • Child's original/certified U.S. birth certificate and photocopy of front and back single-sided on an 81/2 x 11 sheet of paper.  

Please review More information about passports for children under the age of 16 


Proof of Name Change:  If your name has changed for any reason (marriage, adoption, etc) you will need to bring in original documentation to support your name change (marriage certificate, adoption papers, court order name change documents, etc).

If you have any issues meeting the above listed criteria, please contact our office, 239-590-1485

Please call 239-590-1485 to schedule your FGCU Passport Appointment

Para asistencia en Español llama a 239-590-7925

FGCU Passport Appointments are available Monday through Friday from 8:30AM to 1:30PM every 30 minutes.

Prior to coming to your scheduled appointment, it is important to review your confirmation email and the Passport Appointment Requirements tab above.

A separate appointment is required for each applicant if scheduling for more than 1 person.

NO CASH is accepted: Check or Money Order only for your application

Thank you for making an appointment with us to help you process your passport application.

  • FGCU Passport Facility  Location

Modular 1,   Room #9

10501 FGCU Blvd. South

Fort Myers, FL 33965 

(Do not use GPS for exact location.  Use directions provided in appointment confirmation email) 

  • Enter through the main FGCU campus entrance via Ben Hill Griffin Parkway.  
  • A Parking Permit is required to park on campus.  Please stop by the FGCU Information Booth at the FGCU main entrance for your parking permit. 
  • Turn right at the stop sign onto FGCU Blvd. South, after you get your parking pass.
  • Our office is located in Modular 1 building on your left after you pass the Campus Support Complex blg.
FGCU Main Entrance
FGCU Main Entrance

Solicite su pasaporte estadounidense

Por una cita en español, llama (239) 590-7925

(Aproximadamente 30 minutos por solicitante)

Requisitos de cita de pasaporte:

Se deben de presentar documentos originales juntos con una copia de los mismos.

1. Formulario DS-11 de solicitud de pasaporte

  • Puede completarlo en línea (en inglés) y después imprimirlo.
  • Puede descargarlo y completarlo a mano.

* El Formulario DS-11 no esta disponible en español.

No firme el Formulario DS-11 hasta que se lo indique el agente que lo atenderá en persona.

2. Documento original de prueba de cuidadanía (en inglés)

  • Ejemplos - Certificado de nacimiento de EE. UU., pasaporte estadounidense vencido, certificado de naturalización.  

3. Identificación con foto

  • Ejemplos - Licencia de conducir de la Florida, pasaporte estadounidense (válido o vencido) o pasaporte extranjero (válido), certificado de naturalización o de cuidadanía, identificación de gobierno, matricula consular o tarjeta de residente permanente de EE. UU.

4. Fotografía para el pasaporte

  • Una foto reciente de 2" por 2" con fondo blanco. Las fotos de pasaporte se pueden tomar en los centros de fotographía de Walgreens y CVS.

5. Pago de la tarifa por el trámite del pasaporte

  • Cheque o giro postal pagadero a U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
    • Servicio de Rutina - $130.00 Adultos (mas de 15 años), $100.00 Niños (0 a 15 años)
    • Servicio Urgente - $60.00 adicional
    • Correo Urgente - $21.36 (Entrega del nuevo pasaporte con correo de 1 a 2 días)
  • Pago a la instalación de FGCU- $35 con tarjeta de débito o crédito

6. Copias del documento de prueba de cuidadanía y identificación.

* Si tu nombre ha cambiado, deberá traer la documentación original que demuestre el cambio de nombre (certificado de marimonio, documentos da adoptacion, doocumentos de cambio de nombre de orden judicial)*

*If your previous passport was issued when you were under the age of 16 you must apply for a NEW passport in person.

You can review your passport by mail if you answer Yes to ALL 5 Statements:  1.  You have your passport in your possession to submit with your application.  2.  It's undamaged other than normal wear and tear. 3.  It was issued when you were age 16 or older.  4.  It was issued within the last 15 years.  5.  It was issued in your current name or you can document your name change.


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