Processing Delays

As of 10/8/21, routine service can take up to 14 weeks from the day an application is submitted to the day a new passport is received. Learn more about current passport processing times from the U.S. Department of State.

Services Provided

The UI passport office processes new U.S. passport applications and child/minor renewal applications. Most adult renewals must be done by mail. If you don't qualify to renew by mail, then you may make an appointment with our office.

The UI passport office is an official U.S. passport acceptance facility, approved by the U.S. Department of State, open both to the public and the campus community.

To make an appointment call (319) 353-2700. To ask a question, please contact us at

A unit of UI International Programs.

Download PDF of Passport Office brochure.