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Pima County Juvenile Court: Passport Office in Tucson AZ

Pima County Juvenile Court
2225 E Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713
Hours of Operation Shown in (MST)
8:00AM - 2:00PM
8:00AM - 2:00PM
8:00AM - 2:00PM
8:00AM - 2:00PM
8:00AM - 2:00PM

Handicap Accessible (ADA): Yes

Passport Photos: No, you will need to get passport photos taken before going there. Here is our passport photo guide, so you can learn everything about passport photos. We have also compiled a list of places to get passport photos in Tucson.

Tucson Passport Office: Pima County Juvenile Court Location Overview

Pima County Juvenile Court is an acceptance agent/passport office. For passport service in Tucson, AZ you can go here for passport help. Pima County Juvenile Court is a Court 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. Pima County Juvenile Court is located in Tucson County, Arizona.

About Pima County Juvenile Court

Pima County Juvenile Court is not a passport issuance facility and you will NOT receive a passport on-site there. This facility is an acceptance agent, the Pima County Juvenile Court 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 Pima County Juvenile Court

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 Pima County Juvenile Court to get your passport quicker, typically in 4-6 weeks.

Emergency Processing - (NOT AVAILABLE at Pima County Juvenile Court): 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 - 8.9 Miles
El Paso Passport Agency - 231.3 Miles
San Diego Passport Agency - 313.4 Miles

Passport Services Offered at Pima County Juvenile Court

Passport Forms - If you need to pick up a physical pre-printed application that you can fill out by hand, the Pima County Juvenile Court 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 - Pima County Juvenile Court 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 Pima County Juvenile Court.

Pima County Juvenile Court Service Area Radius

This passport office is located in - Pima County and serves the passport needs for residents of other nearby zipcodes including: 85713, 85775, 85754, 85709, 85701, 85728, 85726, 85720, 85717, 85703, 85702, 85731, 85752, 85723, 85722, 85714, 85706, 85721, 85734

Frequently asked questions

How fast can I get a passport at Pima County Juvenile Court?

Pima County Juvenile Court 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 8.9 miles away.

Does Pima County Juvenile Court charge for passports?

Pima County Juvenile Court is an acceptance agent, Pima County Juvenile Court 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 Pima County Juvenile Court?

If by walk-in service you mean get your passport there at Pima County Juvenile Court? 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 Pima County Juvenile Court 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 Pima County Juvenile Court 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, Pima County Juvenile Court will not be able to assist any further.

Does Pima County Juvenile Court take passport photos?

No, you will have to get your passport photo taken before you go to Pima County Juvenile Court for the sealing of your passport. Do not go there without getting passport photos first or you will not get your application sealed. Here's the list of locations to get passport photos in Tucson.

What forms of payment does Pima County Juvenile Court accept?

At Pima County Juvenile Court, the passport acceptance fees can be paid for with a check, cash, money order or debit card. Passport Fees can only be paid with a check or money order.