The Office of International Programs at the U of M, Crookston is sponsoring a passport drive, Tuesday, October 12, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Northern Lights Lounge, Sargeant Student Center. The drive is open to anyone from the campus or from the Crookston community.
Each individual applying for a passport will need to provide: a certified copy of his or her birth certificate; a $25 check or money order made payable to the Polk County Recorder (cash not accepted); and a $110 check or money order made payable to the U.S. Department of State (cash not accepted). Passport photos will be taken and will cost $5 for UMC students and children under age 16; $10.00 for faculty, staff and the public. Make checks or money orders for photos payable to UMC. Be prepared to respond to questions regarding your mother/father's birth date information.
You must have a certified copy of your birth certificate; photocopies are unacceptable. If you were born in Minnesota, you can obtain a copy of the certificate at the Polk County Courthouse in Crookston. If you were born out-of-state, you will need two forms of identification such as your driver's license and U-card. Passports may also be renewed at this drive.
For more information regarding the passport drive, contact Rae French at 218-281-8339.