You must hold a valid passport to enter and live in your host country.  If you do not already have a passport, apply now!

What do you need to know?

  • The Education Abroad Office does not assist in obtaining passports.
  • Passports take 8 to 11 weeks to obtain.
  • Your passport should be valid within 6 months of the end date of your program.
  • You must have your passport before you can apply for a visa.
  • If you are not a citizen of the United States (including Permanent Residents), please contact your home country’s consulate if you need to renew your passport prior to departure.

How much will my passport cost and how long will it take to receive?

Est. Processing Time

Passport Book


8-11 weeks

Expedited Passport Book


5-7 weeks