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When traveling internationally you must have a passport that is valid at least 6 months beyond your return date. Please carefully read the information below and follow the links provided to receive instructions about either renewing your passport or applying for the first time.

Renewing your Passport
For instructions on renewing your passport and the cost to renew, please visit the Renew my Passport U.S. Department of State website

Applying for a Passport for the First Time
For instructions on applying for a passport for the first time and the cost to apply, please visit the Apply in Person U.S. Department of State website.

You may also view this brief video about Applying for a US Passport for the First Time that takes you through the process of applying for a passport and tips to avoid commonly made mistakes.

Location to Apply for a Passport
The nearest Passport Acceptance Facilities to UW-Stout are located at:

Colfax Post Office: 602 Main St.Colfax, WI 54730  Ph: (715) 962-3777

Eau Claire Post Office: 225 East Madison StEau Claire, WI 54703  Ph: (715) 830-5300 

To locate a different Passport Acceptance Facility, please visit the Passport Acceptance Facility Search Page.

Lost or stolen passport
If your passport is lost or stolen, you will need to report it immediately to protect yourself from identity theft. You can replace it now or later - it's up to you. Once you report a passport lost or stolen, it is invalid and cannot be used for international travel. For more information on lost or stolen passports and how to replace a lost or stolen passport visit the U.S. Department of State Lost or Stolen Passports website.

Passport Processing Times
For current passport processing times, please visit the U.S. Department of State website.