KVIE Passport Help

Don’t know if you have access to KVIE Passport? Use Member Lookup to find out.

KVIE Passport is a new member benefit that gives eligible donors and supporters extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming online. The KVIE Passport library currently offers members more than 1,000 episodes to watch, with new PBS and KVIE programs being added weekly.
KVIE 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 passport@kvie.org. You can also visit kvie.org/passport to enter your token or lookup based on email address to see if you already have access.
If you’re already a KVIE member, please visit kvie.org/passport to access your KVIE Passport token information. If you receive an error or run into trouble using this form, please submit a request to receive Passport. If you do not currently contribute, please become a member and receive access to KVIE Passport. Alternatively you can call KVIE Membership Services at 916-641-3500 or email us at passport@kvie.org.
The KVIE Passport library currently offers members more than 1,000 episodes to watch, with new PBS and KVIE programs being added weekly. The library features episodes from popular programs like American Experience, American Master, Antiques Roadshow, Nature, NOVA, and MASTERPIECE — including all six seasons of Downton Abbey. In addition to these signature series, the library is full of public television’s acclaimed arts, science, history, and lifestyle programs; including How We Got to Now, Earth a New Wild, Austin City Limits, and a rotating selection of films from Ken Burns — currently Jazz and Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson are available.
No. You can view Passport videos from KVIE.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, and Chromecast. We will expand access to additional devices and platforms over time.
For all technical issues, please submit a ticket or for phone support, please contact us at 844-826-5843, M-F 10am-11pm Eastern.
No. It is up to you to decide whether or not to activate KVIE Passport. You can still watch plenty of videos on your computer, smartphone and tablet without it. KVIE Passport offers station donors extended on-demand access to a rich library of quality public television programming.
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.
After activating your KVIE Passport account, you can view KVIE Passport content on your computer, iPhone and iPad, as well as on the PBS channel on Apple TV. All KVIE Passport content is designated by an icon: icon_passport. All videos displaying that icon are available to KVIE Passport members only.
Initially, close to 1,000 hours of KVIE programming across multiple genres including drama, science, history, natural history and the arts will be available in KVIE Passport. This library of content will continue to grow over time as more titles are added — so please keep checking back.
As always, PBS Kids content can be found at pbskids.org. At this time, there are no plans to incorporate PBS Kids content into KVIE Passport.
All PBS streaming video — KVIE Passport included — is only available within the United States.
KVIE Passport supports the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, and Safari, and IE9+.