Passport Caravan

The Study Abroad Office and its academic consortium partner, CIEE, are excited to bring you one step closer to study abroad with the opportunity to receive a

FREE U.S. passport (a $135 value)

Follow the directions below for the chance to receive a free passport and then begin exploring the many ways to use it with a CIEE Study Abroad experience or a range of additional options.

The Passport Caravan will be at the University of Illinois at Chicago on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 10am to 3pm in Student Center East (SCE) Room Dearborn B.

Process, Requirements, Deadlines

  • Only first-time US passport applicants are eligible to apply.
  • Only UIC undergraduates can submit applications.
  • There are a limited number of spots available so students who submit complete materials earlier will be given priority.
  • All application materials are due to the Study Abroad Office (502 University Hall) no later than Wednesday, November 1st at 4:30pm. No incomplete or late applications will be accepted.
  • Open this pdf for the complete list of required documents.  Click here for PDF

Questions? Contact sao@uic.edu


NOTE: If you do not have an original paper copy of your birth certificate and you were born in Cook County, you can obtain one at the Vital Records Office. See this site for more detail.

If you were born outside of Cook County, go to the Vital Records section of that County Clerk’s website.
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