General Information

The UCSB Recreation Customer Service Center is an authorized US Government Passport Acceptance Facility. You can avoid the hassles and long lines at the Post Office by making an appointment with us. We offer all the necessary forms, expedited service and friendly staff.

Please note that our services are available By Appointment Only. To book your passport appointment, click HERE.  We provide forms, accept your completed passport application and forward it to the U.S. Department of State for an issuance determination. Only the Department of State can make an issuance determination, we cannot. Please refer to the checklist that applies to you before making an appointment: 

Adult Passport Checklist

Minors Age 16-17 Passport Checklist

Minors Under 16 Passport Checklist

We offer routine and expedited service.  For the most current processing times please click here.


Physical Address

The address is 516 Ocean Rd., Santa Barbara. Parking is available at Lot 18/Mesa Garage and payment can be made at the parking garage kiosk. Our office is located in the Customer Service Center at the UCSB Recreation Center. Just before entering the Recreation Center's main entrance, turn right and walk just past the bathroom. Our entrance will be on the left. Visit our website for map directions and additional parking information. 

For more passport and international travel information, please visit the U.S. Department of State's website at