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Passport Types and Fees

A U.S. passport validates identity and citizenship, allowing U.S. citizens to travel internationally.

Passport Types

  • Passport Book - may be used by U.S. citizens to travel by any means to any international travel destination.
  • Passport Card - may be used by U.S. citizens to re-enter the United States at land border-crossings and sea ports-of-entry when arriving from:
    • Mexico
    • Canada,
    • Caribbean and Bermuda only

Passport Fees

Passport fees are set by the U.S. Department of State and are the same at all passport application acceptance facilities.

Passport Book Fees

Passport Book Fees
Service (Processing Times) Adult Applicants
(16 years and Older)
(payable to
U.S. Department of State) *
Minor Applicants
(Under 16 years)
(payable to
U.S. Department of State) *
Execution Fee
(payable to
CSULB Passport) *
Routine Processing Times (18 Weeks) $110.00 $80.00 $35.00
Expedited Processing Times (12 Weeks) $170.00 $140.00 $35.00
Expedited Processing Times (12 Weeks)
(with USPS 1-2 Days Return)
$187.56 $157.56 $35.00

Passport Card Fees

Passport Card Fees
Service (Processing Times) Adult Applicants
(16 years and Older)
(payable to
U.S. Department of State) *
Minor Applicants
(Under 16 years)
(payable to
U.S. Department of State) *
Execution Fee
(payable to
CSULB Passport) *
Routine Processing Times (18 Weeks) $30.00 $15.00 $35.00
Expedited Processing Times (12 Weeks) $90.00 $75.00 $35.00
Expedited Processing Times (12 Weeks)
(with USPS 1-2 Days Return)
N/A N/A N/A

Passport Photo

A passport photo service is provided at the CSULB Passport Application Acceptance Office. The fee is $15.00.

* Passport fee - can only be paid by check or money order made payable to U.S. Department of State. Cash payments are not accepted.

* Execution fee - required in addition to the passport fee for each application. At CSULB, this fee can be paid by money order, debit or credit card. Money orders must be made payable to CSULB Passport. Cash payments are not accepted.