History of the Nebraska Passport

  • Each year the Nebraska Passport features 80 destinations throughout the state, helping travelers find Nebraska’s “hidden gems.”
  • The Nebraska Passport is special because it offers a wide variety of travel adventures, including: museums, parks, restaurants, wineries, retail stores, and more.
  • 2017 was the 8th year of the program. The 2017 Nebraska Passport program featured a wide variety of memorable adventures. From discovering Nebraska’s hidden gems to celebrating Nebraska 150, the 2017 Passport showcased what makes Nebraska special.View program statistics.
  • Passport stops are chosen each year through an application process. Learn more about becoming a Passport stop.

How the Passport Works

  • At each Passport stop participants visit they receive a stamp, either in a booklet or a digital stamp on the Nebraska Passport App. Stamps can be collected from May 1 to September 30.
  • Participants then turn in their stamps and receive prizes.
  • There is no fee to participate in the Nebraska Passport program. There is no purchase necessary to receive Passport stamps at the 80 Passport stops.
  • Passport participants can visit as many stops as they wish, one stop or all 80.

Passport FAQs

  1. How long do I have to collect stamps?

    You can collect stamps at all 80 Passport stops from May 1 to September 30.

  2. What do I do if a Passport stop is closed when I arrive?

    It is highly encouraged to plan your Passport stop visits during their business hours. However, if you absolutely can’t make it during business hours, you can use the Nebraska Passport App to get a digital stamp. Another option is to take a selfie (a picture of yourself) in front of the location and submit your pictures with your prize entry sheet.

  3. Can people with the same address each submit a prize entry form and be eligible for prizes?

    Yes, people in the same household can receive prizes if they submit their own prize entry forms. In order to receive all the prizes you qualify for, please collect your own stamps on your own prize entry form or digital app.

    Households may submit one prize entry sheet for multiple people and receive up to 4 t-shirts per household, but will not receive multiples of the other prizes.

  4. Can I turn in both booklet stamps and digital stamps?

    Yes, you are allowed to mail in your booklet stamps and send in your digital stamps through the Nebraska Passport App. Nebraska Tourism staff members will combine your stamps to determine what prize levels you have achieved.

  5. How do I download the Nebraska Passport App?

    The Nebraska Passport App is available for iPhones and Androids. Simply search for NE Passport in your app store.

  6. Can households combine stamps from multiple booklets and apps?

    No, households cannot combine their stamps from different booklets and apps. Households may submit one prize entry sheet for multiple people and receive up to 4 t-shirts per household, but will not receive multiples of the other prizes.

    In order to receive all the prizes you qualify for, please collect your own stamps on your own prize entry form or digital app. Participants must be present to receive stamps; Passport stops will not stamp booklets for people not present.

  7. Can I get a stamp for another person if they are not able to make it to the Passport stop?

    No. Participants must be present to receive stamps. Passport stops will not stamp booklets for people not present.

  8. Is there a fee to participate in the Passport program?

    There is no fee to participate in the Nebraska Passport program. There is no purchase necessary to receive Passport stamps at the 80 Passport stops.