How do I activate Passport?

WLIW21 Members who give $60 or more a year are eligible for WLIW21 Passport. If you have not done so, donate to WLIW at the $60 membership level. Learn more here. NOTE: You only need to activate once (the first time you access WLIW21 Passport). If you have already activated, please see “How do I Sign in to Passport?”

If you just made a donation online:

TO ACTIVATE IMMEDIATELY: On the donation thank you page, you will see a blue button that says “Click here to activate your WLIW Passport access.” Click the button and follow the on-screen instructions to get started with WLIW21 Passport immediately.
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OR TO ACTIVATE LATER: If you choose not to activate Passport immediately after donating, you can activate later using a code sent to the email address submitted on the donation form. The email will be from WLIW21 Station Partners ( Follow the instructions in this email to complete the activation process. activate later

If you are an existing WLIW21 Member without an Activation Code

LOCATE OR REQUEST ACTIVATION CODE – If you donated through an online form, you may have received an email with activation instructions immediately after making your donation. Please be sure to check your SPAM folders for an email from WLIW21 Passport ( containing your activation code and instructions.

If you did not receive an email, cannot find the email, or are missing your activation code, you can look up your WLIW21 Passport activation code by filling out this form. PLEASE NOTE: If you made a donation within the last 3-5 business days, your information may not be in our member database yet and won’t be found using this form.
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ENTER ACTIVATION CODE – After filling out the form and clicking “request activation code,” you should soon receive an e-mail from WLIW21 Passport ( with further information. If you don’t see the email after a few minutes, be sure to check your SPAM folder. Once you have received your activation code via email, follow the instructions in the email or enter the code here.

SIGN IN – You will then be prompted to chose a sign in method. You can select Google, Facebook, or your PBS Account. If you do not want to connect your Facebook or Google accounts to WLIW Passport, the PBS Account option allows you to create a log in with your email address. This will be the method you use every time you sign in to enjoy members-only content. sign in

ACCEPT TERMS – Review and accept our terms. You must accept the terms to access WLIW21 PASSPORT. For more information, visit PBS Help. After you accept these terms, you can enjoy your new member benefit.
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