World Missions now requires applicants to hold current passports as a prerequisite for applying for a mission trip. Some countries require that your passport be valid at least six (6) months beyond the dates of your trip. Some airlines will not allow you to board if this requirement is not met. Make sure to order expedite shipping to receive your passport in time to apply for the trip.
To apply or renew your passport: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports.html
Passport fee: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/requirements/fees.html
Processing time: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/requirements/processing-times.html
U.S. Passport Application Status: https://passportstatus.state.gov/Search
Photo Requirement: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/requirements/photos.html
You can take your passport photo in most of Walgreens, CVS, Rite Aid, Walmart, Costco, Sam's club and Photography studios.
Signal Mountain Post Office
1155 Ridgeway Ave
Signal mountain, TN 37377-9998
Appointment is required by phone or online.Online appointment at https://tools.usps.com/rcas.htm
Library Passport Services
1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402423.643.7724
Passport application and photo. Appointment is required.
Please read the following information before you call: https://chattlibrary.org/services
711 Signal Mountain Rd
Chattanooga, TN 37405
Immunizations required and recommended for traveling can be found at https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list
Make sure to have tetanus shot up to date.
Hamilton County Health Department
921 E. 3rd Street
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403
International Travel Clinic
Whatsapp and Viper
These free apps are recommended for texting and telephone usage while overseas. They require a Wi-Fi connection, but give you a free option to contact your friends traveling with you as well as family and friends in the States.
HOLD EMAIL SERVICE
Schedule Hold Mail Service. You can notify them up to 30 days in advance or as early as the next scheduled delivery day at https://holdmail.usps.com/holdmail
International Cyber Security Guidance DOWNLOAD
International travel exposes your device to risks that take many different forms. The good news is that vigilance and a few simple steps can protect you, your device, and your information. DOWNLOAD HERE