Updated 8/7/2020: Passport appointments remain suspended at this time while the ARC Business Center is closed.

Business or vacation taking you abroad? The Business Center is certified through the U.S. Department of State as a Passport Application Acceptance Facility open to UC Davis affiliates and the general public.

Our site offers the following products and services needed for a first-time passport and renewal passport applications by appointment:

  • Passport Forms
  • Passport Photos
  • Expedited Services

Important Passport Checklist - Please Read Before Booking An Appointment

  • All applicants must be present at time of appointment
    • Minors under 16 years of age need both parents present or the DS-3053 form notarized with a copy of the non-accompanying parent's identification 
    • Applicants 16 & 17 years of age need at least one parent present
  • Completed DS-11 passport application, filled out in black ink
  • Photo: 2x2 with a plain white or off-white background on photo paper
  • Proof of citizenship (Birth certificate, certificate of naturalization, previously issued passport, etc.)
    • NOTE: All documents must be a certified or original copy
  • Proof of identification (Driver's license, official U.S. military ID card, government employee ID card, etc.)
  • A personal check (no temporary checks) or money order per application made out to the U.S. Department of State.

Passport Acceptance Appointment Hours

  • Monday–Friday: 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
  • Saturday–Sunday: 10:15 a.m.–3 p.m.

For passport appointments, please book online or call (530) 752-5034. We are currently not accepting appointments until further notice.

Passport Fees

For detailed pricing information, visit the U.S. Department of State website here.


What are you applying for? Application Fee
Passport Book $110
Passport Card $30



Minors (under 16)

What are you applying for? Application Fee
Passport Book $80
Passport Card $15



Optional Services

Service Type Additional Fee Notes
Expedited Service $60
  • To request Expedited Service, pay the $60.00 fee in addition to the required fees noted above.
  • See important information about Application Processing Times
  • The Expedited Fee is required for each application submitted.
Passport Book 1-2 Day Delivery $17.13
  • We strongly suggest that you use 1-2 day delivery service to return your newly issued Passport Book to you.
  • To request 1-2 day delivery, pay the $17.13 fee for each application, in addition to the required fees noted above.
  • Please do not submit any prepaid return mailing envelopes or mailing stamps. Newly issued Passport Books are delivered via Priority Mail with Delivery Confirmation, unless you pay for 1-2 day delivery return service at time of application.
  • 1-2 day delivery service is not available for passport cards, which are delivered via First Class Mail only.



Business Center Services and Fees

Service Type Fee Notes

Passport Application Execution Fee


  • This fee is charged per application to UC Regents in Visa, Mastercard, Debit, Cash or Check
  • Non-Refundable



  • Optional
  • Applicants can bring in their own set of photos. See photo requirements here.

Overnight Delivery


  • Optional
  • This overnight delivery is from our facility to the passport processing center.


Applicants can track the status of their application after 7–10 business days*. 

*The ARC Business Center is not liable for any delays in processing after applications have left our facility. For inquiries about the status of your passport application, please contact the National Passport Information Center at 1-877-487-2778.