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Global Fair Hosts Local Passport Drive

January 29, 2013

WHO: Members of the community are invited to apply for passports at the University of Rochester’s annual UR Global Fair.

TIME, DATE, PLACE: 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, in the Bridge Lounge of Wilson Commons on the River Campus

WHAT: Various departments at the University of Rochester are co-hosting the annual UR Global Fair, featuring a passport drive that is open to the public. Representatives from the Rochester City Clerk’s Office will be present to process passport applications, and a photographer will be available to take standard passport photos.

Information regarding the fees and requirements for a passport application can be found here. The fee for photographs will be $15 cash or check. Individuals are encouraged to come with a completed DS-11 passport application. Please note that the City Clerk’s Office cannot process passport renewals, only new applications. Renewals must be done by mail. Individuals with an existing passport who are planning to renew by mail must apply for a new one in person if their most recent U.S. Passport: (1) Is damaged or mutilated; (2) Was issued when they were younger than 16; (3) Was issued more than 15 years ago; or (4) Was not issued in their current name or they cannot legally document their name change.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: For more information about the UR Global Fair, please visit For information about the passport application process, call the City Clerk’s Office at 585.428.6617, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Category: Student Life