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International Affairs Passport Facility: Passport Office in Tucson AZ


Location:
International Affairs Passport Facility
Address:
935 N Tyndall Ave
 
Tucson, AZ 85719
 
Hours of Operation Shown in (MST)
Monday
8:30AM - 4:00PM
Tuesday
8:30AM - 4:00PM
Wednesday
8:30AM - 4:00PM
Thursday
8:30AM - 4:00PM
Friday
8:30AM - 4:00PM


Handicap Accessible (ADA): Yes

Passport Photos: Yes, the International Affairs Passport Facility takes passport photographs onsite - Please review our guide to Passport Photos, it has a lot of great information about the specifics of passport photos. We have also compiled a list of places to get passport photos in Tucson.


Tucson Passport Office: International Affairs Passport Facility Location Overview

International Affairs Passport Facility is an acceptance agent/passport office. For passport service in Tucson, AZ you can go here for passport help. International Affairs Passport Facility is a School facility that is able to witness your signature and seal your passport documents - standard processing is 4-8 weeks. This office DOES NOT issue passports, they will send your passport forms directly to a regional passport facility. There are 12 other passport acceptance agent offices located in Tucson. International Affairs Passport Facility is located in Tucson County, Arizona.

About International Affairs Passport Facility

International Affairs Passport Facility is not a passport issuance facility and you will NOT receive a passport on-site there. This facility is an acceptance agent, the International Affairs Passport Facility is sort of like a special notary for the Department of State / Passport Agency in which they can "Witness" your signature and officially "Seal" your application and documents. There is a separate $35 fee for this that is paid at the time of sealing.

Needs to visit an acceptance agent
New Passports Application (Child or Adult)
Lost / Damaged Passport Replacement

No Need to visit an acceptance agent
Passport Renewal
Passport Name Change Application

Passport Processing Times at International Affairs Passport Facility

Standard Processing - Because of Covid-19, the current processing times are 10-12 weeks after submitting an application.

Expedited Processing - You can pay an extra $60 when sealing your documents at International Affairs Passport Facility to get your passport quicker, typically in 4-6 weeks.

Emergency Processing - (NOT AVAILABLE at International Affairs Passport Facility): If you have proof of travel within 3 days you can request an emergency appointment at one of the regional passport offices close to Tucson. Also see our info about 3rd-party passport expediters.

Nearest Regional Passport Offices to Tucson, AZ

Western Passport Agency - 5.8 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 228.7 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 315.9 Miles

Passport Services Offered at International Affairs Passport Facility

Passport Forms - If you need to pick up a physical pre-printed application that you can fill out by hand, the International Affairs Passport Facility will have pre-printed passport forms. You may also get passport forms from our website and print them on your own printer.

Passport Document Sealing / Passport Application Signature Witness - International Affairs Passport Facility is an official Acceptance Agent as appointed by the Department of State. Certain municipal and postal employees at this location are authorized to "Witness" your signature (kind of like a notary).
NOTE: not required for passport renewals
Acceptance Agent fee is $35 (see more about Acceptance Agent Fees)

4-6 week passport expediting / 10-12-week standard passport service - These are the standard processing times for passports, please see processing times for International Affairs Passport Facility.

Passport Photos - They can take and print your passport photos on site, typically $10-15.

International Affairs Passport Facility Service Area Radius

This passport office is located in - Pima County and serves the passport needs for residents of other nearby zipcodes including: 85719, 85724, 85733, 85721, 85722, 85716, 85725, 85717, 85731, 85752, 85703, 85720, 85728, 85702, 85726, 85709, 85701, 85754, 85705

Frequently asked questions

How fast can I get a passport at International Affairs Passport Facility?

International Affairs Passport Facility does not issue passports, they are sent to a central processing facility, it will take at a minimum of 4 weeks if using expedited service and up to 12 weeks for standard processing.

I need a passport sooner than that, what are my options?

There is a regional passport office close to Tucson. That will be your fastest option for passport issuance. The Western Passport Agency is only 5.8 miles away.

Does International Affairs Passport Facility charge for passports?

International Affairs Passport Facility is an acceptance agent, International Affairs Passport Facility does not issue passports – they do however charge the standard $35 acceptance agent fee to seal your documents, this is only required for new or replacement passport applications; renewals do not need to be sealed and thus no acceptance agent fee is required. Please see our detailed information on passport fees.

Can I get walk-in passport service at International Affairs Passport Facility?

If by walk-in service you mean get your passport there at International Affairs Passport Facility? Then no. They do not issue passports, you can get walk-in passport issuance at a regional passport facility only, not local acceptance agent facilities; passport are sent to a central processing location.

Does International Affairs Passport Facility do passport renewals?

If you have your expired or soon-to-be expired passport, it is in good condition and the validity period on your expired passport was for 10-years, then you do not even need to visit an acceptance agent. You can do your application online, print-it and send it in with new passport photos, the old passport, and the required passport fees. See our guide about passport renewals to renew your passport yourself.

Can International Affairs Passport Facility tell me about the status of my application?

No, they are acceptance agents and have nothing to do with the application once they witness your signature and seal your application. Once an application is in-process, International Affairs Passport Facility will not be able to assist any further.

Does International Affairs Passport Facility take passport photos?

Yes, you can get your passport photos taken there. Here are a list of additional locations in Tucson that takes passport photos.

What forms of payment does International Affairs Passport Facility accept?

You can pay for the acceptance agent fees and passport phtos (if you have them taken at International Affairs Passport Facility) with cash, check, debit card, or money order. Your passport application fees will be paid separately by check or money order only.