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. However, please note that our services are available By Appointment Only. Please call (805) 893-3552 to schedule an appointment. 

Services We Offer

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. 

Here are the services we offer:

We offer routine service of 4-6 weeks and expedited service of 2-3 weeks. If you need your passport in less than 2-3 weeks, please click here for instructions. 

Adult renewals are not processed at the UCSB Recreation Customer Service Center. Read the requirement to see if you qualify for Renewal by Mail

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