University Neighborhood Service Center

University Neighborhood Service Center
University Neighborhood Service Center
Fax: 206-684-0896
Street Address:
4534 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105-4511
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Fax: 206-684-0898

University District Neighborhood Service Center

Metro Routes: 72, 73, 74

Northeast District Groups, Blogs and Websites


10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Friday (except holidays)

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday (except holidays)

Public meeting room(s) available

Passport Hours

Monday to Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Closure Dates

Neighborhood Service Centers are closed during the following days:



New Year's Day


NSC Staff Meeting



Martin Luther King, Jr. Day



President's Day



Memorial Day



Independence Day (observed)


Independence Day



Labor Day



Veterans' Day



Thanksgiving Day



Day following Thanksgiving Day



Saturday following Thanksgiving



Christmas Day


Day following Christmas Day


Apply for a Passport


Seattle's six Neighborhood Service Centers accept first-time applications and applications for expedited processing (the SMT Customer Service Center does not accept passport applications). Please allow six weeks for regular processing or two weeks for expedited processing. There is an additional fee for expedited processing. For more information, call (206) 615-0725. To download a passport application, click here.

NOTE: Credit cards are not accepted for passport application processing. Please bring a check or money order.

HOURS: Varies by location; see individual Neighborhood Service Center pages for details.

Pay in Person

  • Electric bills (Seattle City Light)
  • Water, sewer and garbage bills (Seattle Public Utilities)
  • Parking tickets and moving violations (credit cards NOT accepted)
    • Types accepted
      • Parking citations (handheld or hand written) - If payment is received within 15 days of issue date
      • Parking citations with delinquent notice - If payment is received on or before the notice due date
      • Infraction citations - If payment is received within 15 days of issue date
      • Infraction/Parking citation payments where amount owing can be verified by the court with a phone call.
      • Court Time Pay Agreement - If payment received on or before due date.
      • Pre Trial Diversion payments
    • Types NOT accepted
      • Payments for Restitution
      • Payments on items that have been referred to a collection agency
      • Payments for citations where defendant is attempting to immediately renew drivers license or auto license
      • Citations and or cases with future court dates

Get Information About

  • City and other job opportunities, including Summer Youth Employment
  • Community and Neighborhood Organization Contacts
  • Crime Prevention and Block Watch Materials
  • Food Banks
  • Gold Cards (Senior Discounts)
  • Heating Bill Assistance
  • Land Use and Zoning Information
  • Metro Bus Schedules
  • P-Patch Community Garden Program
  • Weatherization Services

Attend a free legal clinic

Call 206-267-7100 for an appointment

Access the Internet for Free

Visits limited to one 30-minute session per day

Get help meeting FACT Act requirements

For more information about the FACT Act, visit