Announcements : U.S. State Dept. Special Passport Acceptance Fairs
Announcement: U.S. State Dept. Special Passport Acceptance Fairs
The State Dept. is holding special "Passport Acceptance Fairs" across the U.S. to facilitate citizens getting their first passport. First-time applicants, users of the DS11 form, can apply in-person at these fairs. Renewals should still be processed by mail.Special Passport Fairs for first-time passport applicants, individuals who had a childhood passport that has now expired or individuals who have a change in name can apply in-person to get a new passport via these visits from the U.S. State Department Passport Agency.
Dates and locations where these will be held in North Carolina include:
|Fayetteville-Fort Bragg Post Office||Fayetteville, NC||July 15, 2017||8am to 4pm|
|Kannapolis Post Office||Kannapolis, NC||July 15, 2017||10am to 3pm|
|Wilmington Main Post Office||Wilmington, NC||July 15, 2017||8am to 2pm|
|Newport Post Office||Newport, NC||July 22, 2017||9am to 2pm|
|Bakersville Post Office||Bakersville, NC||July 29, 2017||8am to 2pm|
|Havelock Post Office||Havelock, NC||August 5, 2017||8.30am to 3pm|
|Pinehurst Post Office||Pinehurst, NC||August 5, 2017||9am to 2pm|
|Gastonia Post Office||Gastonia, NC||August 13, 2017||10am to 4pm|
To learn more and see other locations, please visit https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/news/special-passport-acceptance-fairs.html.
Also, if you're not quite ready to apply now or wish to have help in renewing, there will be an on-campus event this Fall during International Education Week, co-sponsored by the Office of Global Affairs, Global Administrative and Travel Support, the Duke Visa Office and the International House. Save the date for this event to be held on November 16, 2017 on Duke's West Campus. More information to be announced in the Fall.