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Passport Services Now Available at NC State

The Office of International Affairs at NC State is pleased to announce that it now accepts passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. U.S. citizens planning international travel may now apply for their passports in the Witherspoon Student Center, room 321. The office is open four days per week and appointments are required.

“We’re thrilled to have a service like this in Witherspoon Student Center. We believe it will directly support the success of our campus community.  Witherspoon Student Center is a great, centrally located facility in the heart of campus” says Tim Hogan, Director of NC State Student Centers.

Passport Services at NC State will serve the 1,200 plus students who study abroad annually, in addition to a well-traveled population of faculty and staff. The facility is also open to the public and is the only institution of higher education in the triangle region to offer the service.  Income generated from the office is slated for student scholarships.

“In our efforts to internationalize the campus, Passport Services will help to increase study abroad participation and faculty global engagement by making international travel more accessible. Aligning with the university’s land-grant mission, the passport office also allows us to provide an important service to the community,” says Dr. Bailian Li, Vice Provost for International Affairs.

The facility also offers passport photos on-site. For appointments, information on documentation required, fees and other information, visit