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Announcements : Passport Day

Announcement: Passport Day

Event Date: 11/15/2018
What:  The Philadelphia Passport Agency invites all Students and faculty and family members to submit an application for a U.S. Passport Book or Passport Card on campus.  No appointment needed! 
When:  Thursday, November 15, 2018 12:00 - 4:00 Wister Center
Where: Swarthmore College Off-Campus Study Office/Cunningham House.
Why:   ALL PERSONS traveling by land and sea outside of the United States are required   to present a passport book/card, or other valid travel documents to enter or re-enter the United States.  Go to for complete information.
How:   Bring the following:
1.      A COMPLETED APPLICATION – available on site or save time by downloading it at our web-site
2.      PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP – one of the following:
·       Certified Birth Certificate (under age 16 must show parents’ names)
·       Your most recent passport
·       Naturalization or Citizenship Certificate (visit our for more info)
3.      A current photo ID issued on Government authority such as:
·       State issued Driver’s License
·       Government Work ID
·       Military ID
·       Prior Passport
4.      A clear photocopy of current drivers license or acceptable  ID
    Copy must show front and back of the ID document
5.      Two Color Passport Photos
·       Taken within the last 6 months
·       2” x 2” in size
·       Front View
·       Plain light background
6.      Appropriate Fees (payment by check or money order)
Age 16 or older:  First time applicant: $135.00
                             Passport Renewal:$110.00
                             Under the age of 16:  $105.00
 7.    Children under the age of 16 must appear, in person, with both parents and present a birth certificate that lists the parent(s)’names (Long Form Birth Certificate).  If one parent cannot be present, a notarized consent statement to the issuance of a passport made by the non-applying parent must be submitted with the passport application.