Passport is a new member benefit

KCOS Passport is a massive catalog of programs that you can watch on-demand from your computer, tablet, smartphone, AppleTV or Roku.

Through KCOS Passport, you can access hundreds of hours of your favorite PBS programs. Catch up on American Experience, NOVA, Nature and Antiques Roadshow. Watch Downton Abbey from start to finish! Passport includes full seasons of Poldark, Wolf Hall, Vicious, How We Got to Now, The Great British Baking Show and many more.

Get access to KCOS Passport for a year with a one-time contribution of $60. You can also sign up to be a KCOS sustainer and receive KCOS Passport uninterrupted at $5 a month. How you give is up to you!

Most importantly, the money you give helps KCOS continue to broadcast high quality news, art, drama, science, nature, and journalism programs to individuals and families all across the southwest.

There has never been a better time to support KCOS. Donate now and receive instant access to the programs you love.

Help with KCOS Passport

Get instant access with either a one-time contribution of $60 or uninterrupted support of $5 a month.
If you are already a KCOS member and have your four-word access token, then activate your code and register.

If you have not received your four-word access token, contact KCOS Membership during business hours at (915) 590-1313

If you're having problems activating your account, logging in or with other technical issues, contact PBS Support between 9 a.m.-10 p.m. on weekdays at (855) 761-6024 or

Frequently asked questions

What is KCOS Passport?

KCOS Passport is a new member benefit that provides donors extended on-demand access to a rich library of quality public television programming. This is one of the many benefits that KCOS provides to donors.

Why is KCOS making this service available?

Passport is another way to say thank you for your support. As more and more people watch on-demand digital content, Passport gives KCOS members access to exclusive PBS and KCOS content across platforms such as computers, smartphones and tablets.

What kind of content can people find on Passport?

You'll find several hundred hours of programming, including drama, science, history, natural history and the arts. Notable titles include Downton Abbey, Wolf Hall, NOVA, Nature, Antiques Roadshow and How We Got to Now.

How can viewers find content on Passport?

Donors must activate their account for access. You will be asked to register to confirm your identity and membership status.

Passport can be accessed on the KCOS website, as well as, PBS apps for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets, and the PBS app on AppleTV. When on PBS sites or apps, identify KCOS as your local station.

Passport videos are designated on the KCOS video portal by a blue compass icon as shown in the image below:
What desktop browser do I need?

Passport supports the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer versions from 9 and after.

Who qualifies for Passport?

Passport is a member benefit available from KCOS for donors with a yearly contribution of at least $60 or an ongoing monthly contribution of $5 or more.

Is Passport a service or subscription?

Passport is an added benefit of station membership. It cannot be purchased separately and is not a subscription service.

Does Passport mean there will be no more free videos?

No. PBS and KCOS will still offer free online content. Passport provides access to an extensive library of exclusive, additional content. Certain content, including news and public affairs programs will always be free.

I’m not seeing my favorite show in Passport. Why not?

Several hundred hours of content are available via Passport. This library of content will continue to grow over time as more titles are added.