PLYMOUTH – The general public as well as members of the Plymouth State University community who need to apply for or renew their passport can do so at a Passport Processing Day on Saturday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the at the PSU Ice Arena on Route 175A.
The PSU Global Education Office will provide free passport photos for PSU students and employees only. There will be a $7 photo processing fee for all others, however.
Passports or passport cards are now needed to travel to Canada and Mexico. New applications cost $135 ($105 for minors under 16), and require proof of citizenship (no photocopied birth certificates), valid form of photo ID and a completed U.S. passport application. Passport cards -- costing $55, can be used for motor vehicle or cruise ship travel to Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean -- require a completed passport application, valid photo I.D. and proof of citizenship.
Those planning to travel by air to any country are required to have a passport book, regardless of their destination.
To apply for a U.S. passport or passport card and to download forms, visit www.travel.state.gov .