Passport Application Office

The LSU Olinde Career Center accepts passport applications by appointment only.  Appointment hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (excluding official University holidays).

Please contact our office at 225-578-2162 to schedule your appointment. If you are a student, you can also schedule your appointment through Handshake under the "Appointments" tab.

Please visit for official information about U.S. passports and international travel.

NOTE: Our office does not issue passports. All paperwork is submitted to the U. S. State Department for processing and approval. Your passport should arrive within 4-6 weeks. (The State Department does offer an expedited service option to reduce that processing time to 2-3 weeks, for an additional fee.) If you are traveling internationally in less than 2 weeks you must schedule an appointment with the New Orleans Passport Center.

Helpful Information

You can get a passport photo at the Tiger Card Office

Please review the checklist below to ensure that you have all the correct documents and forms of payment prior to your appointment.

The State Department only accepts the following forms of payment:

  • Checks (personal, certified, cashier's, traveler's - starter/temporary checks are not permitted)
  • Money Orders

Frequently Asked Questions

Passport Application Checklist and Fees

Passport Related Videos

"A Recipe for Applying in Person"

Applying in person for a U.S. passport is as easy as following a recipe. This step-by-step guide will give you all the ingredients you need to make a passport to enjoy a successful travel treat!

"How to Apply for Your Child's Passport"

This video demonstrates how easy it is to obtain a passport for your child. If you have wondered how to go about getting a passport for your child, check out this video for details.

“Vacation vs. Staycation: Can You Travel On Your Passport?”

Many countries require that your U.S. passport have as much as six months validity remaining for entry. If your passport doesn't have the required validity, your vacation could become a staycation. Watch this video for more information: