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Passport is a KBTC member benefit that offers extended streaming access to an on-demand library of thousands of episodes of your favorite public television shows.Passport is a benefit for KBTC members who contribute a minimum of $5 a month as a sustaining member or who make a one-time gift of $60 per year or more.

Frequently Asked Questions

What shows can I watch on Passport?

You can catch up on a single episode or binge entire seasons of series like, Masterpiece, NOVA, Nature, Antiques Roadshow, and PBS NewsHour. Browse currently featured PBS Passport shows here


How do I watch? 

Watch on your TV using the PBS Video App for your Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, newer Samsung Smart TV, newer ViZio TV and some newer Android TVs.  Or watch on your phone, tablet or computer.

To see a list of devices that support the PBS Video App, click here


How do I activate my Passport account?

If you already have your four word activation token, please click here  to activate your Passport account. Be sure to choose KBTC as your local station when prompted!

Think you qualify but don’t have a code? You can use your email address to look it up by clicking here

If you’d like general information about the activation process, this web page might be helpful. 

Still need help? Please feel free to contact the KBTC customer service team during business hour at 888-596-5282 or We’re happy to help!


Sounds great! But I’m not a current member. How do I get started?

Click on the red word “Support” in the top right hand corner of this page to make a donation KBTC. Once you’ve become a current member, you’ll receive a confirmation email with your activation token.