Passport Hub Center | CSUDH CEIE | Carson, CA

Passport Hub

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  Applying for a Passport

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To apply for a United States Passport, you will need to follow these steps:

  1. Complete Form DS-11: Application For A U.S. Passport
  2. Provide Original Identification Document(s)
    (Photocopies can be made by us for a fee)
    • Evidence of U.S. Citizenship
      Certified Birth Certificate/U.S. Naturalized Certificate (copies are not acceptable)
    • Official Identification
      Photo ID (Driver's License or Military ID)
  3. Provide One (1) Passport Photo
    (Photo services are available onsite for a $10 fee)
  4. Pay the Applicable Fees
    • Payment #1: Check or Money Order ONLY to U.S. Department of State
    • Payment #2: Check, Money Order, Debit/CC (No Cash) to CSUDH Foundation
      (see fee chart below)
  5. Submit completed Form DS-11 & documentation in person
    Visit the CSUDH Extended Education Passport Hub Center during office hours
    (walk-ins ok, appointments preferred)

Important Note: Do NOT submit any passport application information to our office via e-mail. We cannot accept applications via email. You must bring your application to the Passport Hub Center in person.


  Submitting Forms (PDFs)

(Visit the State Department Passport Forms website for fillable online forms)

Passport Application

Form DS-11 - U.S. Passport Application:

  • Applying for a U.S. passport book or card for the first time
  • Current U.S. passport is valid but has been lost, stolen or damaged
  • Previous U.S. passport was issued more than 15 years ago

Passport Renewals

Form DS-64 - U.S. Passport Renewal Application for Eligible Individuals:

  • Used to report the loss or theft of a valid U.S. passport book or card
  • Submitted with Form DS-11 and supporting documents to replace a previously lost or stolen passport
  • Used alone to report the loss or theft of a passport even if you do not want a replacement passport

Passport Renewals by Mail

Form DS-82 - U.S. Passport Renewal Application for Eligible Individuals (By Mail):

  • To renew an existing, 10-year passport
  • To replace a limited-validity passport that is more than 1 year old
  • Only use if current passport was issued less than 15 years ago
  • Only use if name on the application and the previous passport are the exact same (unless you are submitting a legal name change document or marriage certificate)
  • Only if the passport is undamaged and can be submitted by mail with Form DS-82
  • Passport renewals do not require a visit to a Passport Acceptance Facility. Renewals can be mailed to the National Passport Processing Center, Post Office Box 90155, Philadelphia, PA 19190-0155
  • In order to protect the contents of your mailing from the elements throughout the delivery process, it is strongly recommended that you mail your passport application and personal documents in an envelope large enough to fit the application without folding. Please do not use a standard letter-size #10 (4 1/8" x 9 1/2") envelope

Passports for Minors

Form DS-3053 - Statement of Consent: Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor Under Age 16:

  • Minors under age 16
  • Completed by the non-appearing parent
  • Must be notarized within the last 90 days, and must be accompanied by a copy of the non-appearing parent's photo ID (front and back)
  • Submitted with Form DS-11

Passport Name Changes

Form DS-5504 - Application for a U.S. Passport - Corrections, Name Change within 1 Year of Passport Issuance, and Limited Passport Holders:

  • To request a name change
  • To correct data errors (typos)
  • To replace limited-validity passports (if eligible)
  • You may submit Form DS-5504 by mail


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