WUFT Passport Frequently Asked Questions

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What Is WUFT Passport?
WUFT Passport is a member benefit that gives eligible donors and supporters extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming online.

What programs are available in WUFT Passport?
The WUFT Passport library currently offers members more than 2,000 episodes to watch, with new PBS and WUFT programs being added weekly. The library features episodes from popular programs like American ExperienceAmerican MastersAntiques RoadshowNatureNOVA, and Masterpiece. In addition to these signature series, the library is full of public television’s acclaimed arts, science, history, and lifestyle programs; including the Ken Burns Collection.

Who can access WUFT Passport?
WUFT Passport is an added benefit available to members donating $60/year or more. If you have questions as to your donation or eligibility for this benefit, please email members@wuft.org. You can also visit PBS member lookup and see if you already have access.

I would like to activate WUFT Passport with my current membership. How can I do that?
If you’re already a WUFT member, and you receive an error or run into trouble using the member lookup, please submit a request to receive Passport. This will allow us to update your contact information and/or review your account. If you do not currently contribute, please become a member and receive access to WUFT Passport. Alternatively, you can call WUFT Membership Services at 352-392-9838.

Do I need any special devices to use WUFT Passport?
No. You can view Passport videos from PBS.org and local station sites on your computer, smartphone and tablet. It is also available via the PBS Video apps for iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast and other streaming devices.

Please note: HDMI cable is sold separately, and may be required to work with some of the devices listed above.

I’m having trouble loading a video, accessing Passport on a device, or some other technical issue
For all technical issues, please visit PBS Help, submit a ticket,  or call 1-855-686-9838

Using Passport with a Roku Device, Apple TV or Amazon Fire TV or Android Smart TV



Do I have to activate WUFT Passport if I don’t want to?
No. It is up to you to decide whether or not to activate WUFT Passport. You can still watch plenty of videos on your computer, smartphone and tablet without it. WUFT Passport offers station donors extended on-demand access to a rich library of quality public television programming.

If I do not have WUFT Passport, will I still be able to watch programs on PBS.org and WUFT.org for free?
Yes. Free is not going away. Many of our programs are available for free on various digital platforms including PBS.org, our mobile applications, and the PBS channels on Roku, AppleTV and other streaming services. And of course, PBS programs will continue to be broadcast to the public, for free, over the air.

How can I find WUFT Passport content?
After activating your WUFT Passport account, you can view WUFT Passport content on your computer, iPhone and iPad, as well as on the PBS channel on Apple TV. All WUFT Passport content is designated by an icon .

All videos displaying this icon are available to WUFT Passport members only.