You must have a valid U.S. or foreign passport in order to participate in a study abroad program.
Obtain or renew a U.S. passport
Visit the U.S. State Department website  or call (877) 487.2778 for a passport application and requirements.
Six-month renewal requirement
If possible, you should renew your passport approximately nine months before it expires. Some countries require that your passport be valid at least six months beyond the dates of your trip. Some airlines will not allow you to board if this requirement is not met.
Passport photo service
Where to submit your passport application
Submit your passport application to the following offices:
- Travis County District Clerk Office 
5501 Airport Boulevard, Room 204 (North Entrance)
Austin, Texas 78751
M-F 8am-5pm. Walk-ins only.
- UT Austin - Passport Office 
2222 Rio Grande, Ste. 2.106
Austin, Texas 78705
M-F 9am-Noon, 1-4pm. Walk-ins only.
- Passport Acceptance Facility
 Check website for hours & locations.
Appointments may be required.