You cannot leave the United States without a passport. A U.S. passport is your key to international travel. Protect it carefully.
If you have problems abroad due to theft or injury, It allows you access to U.S. Consular services and assistance. “Most importantly, it allows you to re-enter the United States upon your return home” – (U.S. Dept. of State).
Alert – During this time of covid delayed services, a new passport application may take 4-6 months. If you are considering overseas travel, then apply for your passport today as soon as possible.
- For international flight reservations, you must possess a valid passport.
- Your passport expiration date must be at least 6 months after your mission trip.
- Obtain a passport application at the post office. Pay to expedite the processing time.
- You may also appear in person at the Federal Building in your major city.
Helpful Passport Links for U.S. Citizens