Can I apply for a passport at Texas A&M Education Abroad if I’m not a student, faculty, or staff member?
Absolutely. Any US citizen may apply for a US passport with us.
How long does it take to get a passport?
Routine processing takes 4-8 weeks and Expedited processing takes 3 weeks. Processing times are subject to change, please check the Department of State Travel site
for up to date information.
How long does it take to apply for my passport at Texas A&M Education Abroad?
The time it takes to apply for a passport varies. Bringing all of your documentation including a completed application will reduce the time spent in our office. Peak periods such as the spring semester and late fall will have longer wait times for walk-ins. The summer is generally slower as students are away. It is recommended to schedule an appointment
on Monday to ensure the quickest and most efficient service.
How can I track the status of my application?
You may track the status
of your application online at any time. Please note that it takes 7-10 business days after applying for your passport to be tracked online.
Will I get my original proof of citizenship back?
Yes. The Passport Agency will send your original proof of citizenship along with any other original documentation back to you in a separate mailing.
Can I apply for a friend or relative who is not present?
No. Every applicant must apply for a new adult or minor passport in person
, including minor/infant applicants.
Can I pick up my passport at Texas A&M Education Abroad when it's ready?
No. The passport will be mailed to the mailing address indicated on the application.
For other questions, visit the Frequently Asked Questions
page on the Department of State website or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org