Passport Information

How to Apply for a U.S. Passport

All UCEAP participants need a passport in order to travel internationally.  Some programs require a valid passport at the time of application.  Check your UCEAP program-specific application instructions to determine by when you must have a valid passport.
U.S. Citizens

If you already have a passport, check the expiration date now.  It must be valid for 6 months after your UCEAP program ends, unless otherwise stated on your UCEAP application instructions.  Here's how to apply for a new passport or a renewal:

Current Expected Door-to-Door Times:

  • Routine Service: up to 16 weeks
  • Expedited Service (additional fee required): up to 12 weeks
Non-U.S. Citizens
Contact your home country’s nearest consulate for your passport application procedure.  Contact U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services with any questions regarding your return to the U.S.