December Hours for UA Passports

Dec. 4, 2017

Short Wait Times in December at UA Passports

  • What: Passports for international travel in 2018
  • When: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Closing at 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 22. Closed Dec. 25-29.
  • Where: UA Passports, 935 N. Tyndall Ave., Tucson, AZ 85721 (southwest of Speedway Boulevard and Park Avenue on the University of Arizona campus)

TUCSON, Ariz. — Waiting times at UA Passports typically are the shortest of the year in November and December, while peak months are February, March and April. No appointment is necessary. The current processing time is four to six weeks.

Applicants must bring:

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


Melanie Marsh
UA Office of Global Initiatives

Established in 1885, the University of Arizona, the state's super land-grant university with two medical schools, produces graduates who are real-world ready through its 100% Engagement initiative. Recognized as a global leader and ranked 16th for the employability of its graduates, the UA is also a leader in research, bringing more than $606 million in research investment each year, and ranking 21st among all public universities. The UA is advancing the frontiers of interdisciplinary scholarship and entrepreneurial partnerships, and is a member of the Association of American Universities, the 62 leading public and private research universities. It benefits the state with an estimated economic impact of $8.3 billion annually.