Office Moved

Passport Services is now located in the Main Building, Room 22, on the ground floor of the UT Tower, and no longer accepts walk-ins. Please schedule an appointment.

Extended Hours

Passport Services will now be accepting appointments until 3:00 PM for the rest of the calendar year.

Passport and Visa Photos

We can take passport and visa photos at our office. Visa photo requirements are country-specific.* Please come prepared with photo size requirements of the country to which you are traveling.

We only offer physical copies; we do not provide digital photos.

*We no longer provide Canadian passport photo services.

Be Prepared for Your Visit

Please see our Plan Your Visit page for more information.

U.S. Passport Photo Requirements

If you choose to provide your own photo, it will need to fulfill the following requirements:

  • Color photo printed on matte or glossy photo quality paper
  • Plain white or off-white background
  • Taken in the last six months
  • 2 x 2 inches (51 x 51 mm) in size
  • Head in photo must measure between 1 -1 3/8 inches (25 -35 mm) from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head
  • Neutral facial expression or a natural smile, with both eyes open
  • Face the camera directly with full face in view
  • Have someone else take your photo—no selfies
  • High resolution quality; photo cannot be blurry, grainy, or pixelated
  • Photo is not digitally altered—we cannot accept altered photos
  • Not damaged with holes, creases, or smudges
  • You cannot wear glasses
  • You cannot wear a uniform or camouflage attire
  • You cannot wear headphones or wireless hands-free devices
  • You cannot wear a hat or head covering, unless:
    • You submit a signed statement that verifies that the hat or head covering in your photo is part of traditional religious attire worn continuously in public
    • You submit a signed doctor's statement verifying the hat or head covering in your photo is used daily for medical purposes


We accept debit or credit cards for payment.

Item Fee Comments
U.S. Passport $15 per set 2 prints per sheet
Visa Photos $16 per set Number of prints varies