Join Towson Abroad and CIEE for the first ever Passport Caravan on February 1st and 2nd. The first 75 passports will be free of cost! Read on to learn more about this opportunity.
Update December 9, 2015
Please note that we have reached 75 applications. You are welcome to complete an application and you will be added to a wait list. You will receive an email confirming the process for waitlisted applicants. We recommend you proceed with gathering all of the necessary documents in the event you are able to participate! Thank you.
Who can apply for a free passport at this event?
Any currently enrolled Towson student who has not yet held a U.S. passport and is a current U.S. citizen. Students who are applying or approved to study abroad in Fall and Summer 2016 are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications are first come, first served.
How do I apply?
Please complete a short application online via our Google form: http://goo.gl/forms/hlqUpDZWMx
Do I need to make an appointment?
Yes. When you complete your application you’ll be taken to an online scheduling tool to select a time that works for you on February 1st or 2nd.
Where will my appointment take place?
Right here on campus! We will be in the University Union Loch Raven room on the second floor, accompanied by the United States Postal Service passport agents who will process your application.
When will my application be approved?
You will receive a confirmation email and further instructions from the Towson Abroad office several days after your application has processed.
What does a complete application include?
This is a summary of the documentation you will require for your passport application appointment. You will receive a detailed list of appropriate forms of documentation in your confirmation email.
1. Proof of US Citizenship
2. Passport Application
3. Proof of Identity
4. Passport Photo
5. Photocopy of Valid Photo ID
Can someone check my documents?
Yes. The Towson Abroad office will have two days in January where we review your documentation in preparation for your appointment.
Can I renew my passport at this event?
Renewal will be possible but costs will not be covered. Priority appointments will be given to first time passport applicants.
What is the deadline to apply?
Applications are first come, first served. Please apply as soon as possible for full consideration.
What does it mean to be on the wait list?
After receiving 75 applications, the office has started a wait list. Being on the wait list does not guarantee a passport, but we recommend you complete a full application. The application will request a cell phone number for you and the office will call you if you are selected for an appointment. Please collect your documents just in case!
Is my passport still free if I am on the wait list?
The university will provide 75 passports free of charge. If any of the original 75 appointments are not kept, the individuals on the wait list will be able to take those appointments and receive a free passport.