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Passport Day 2019

Thursday, November 14, 2019
Center for Global Education (1531 Russell Avenue)

In cooperation with the Jefferson County Clerk's Office, Carson-Newman is excited to host a campus Passport Day.  Whether you are participating in an upcoming study abroad program, hoping to join an international SPOTS trip, or simply want help applying for a passport for unknown journeys to come, C-N's Passport Day is for you.  Please plan to have the required documents with you (see below).

Feel free to make an appointment during the 10:30am-1pm time slot by emailing Melissa Summey (, or drop by during the event.  Email Mrs. Summey with questions about the event.

Bring the following documents to apply for or renew passport:

  • Proof of citizenship: previous passport, an original certified birth certificate, naturalization certificate or certificate of citizenship
  • Proof of identity: two forms of ID (driver’s license, military/student ID)
  • (Optional) Copies of the Identity documents: In addition to the originals, you must provide front and back photocopies of the (1) citizenship ID and (2) identity IDs. (Copies can be made during Passport Day event.)
  • Passport photo: Bring one standard size, color passport photo. If you’d like to have your photo taken at the event, be prepared to pay $10 for the photo.
  • Payment: The amount of the application fee depends on whether you want a passport card in addition to a passport book ($110 for book only, $140 for book and card).
    • Application fee ($110 or $140) must be paid by check or money order payable to “U.S. Department of State.”
    • Execution fee of $35 can be paid by cash, check, money order, or credit card. Check or money order should be made payable to “Jefferson County Clerk.”
  • New or renewal passports require approximately 6 weeks to process. Expedited processing is an additional $60 payable by check or money order to “U.S. Department of State.”

Application forms can be completed at the event, or you can bring a completed form with you. Passport forms are available at

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