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Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative

July 9, 2009

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  • Consent Statements by Non-Applying Parents Included with Passport Applications for Minors Under Age 16 Must Be Notarized.

  • The Department of State is pleased to announce the award of a five-year (base year plus four option years) contract (amount not to exceed $99,333,863.00) to General Dynamics Information Technology of Fairfax, Virginia to integrate the production of the new passport card into the Department’s existing passport book processes. The contract calls for the supply of card stock, electronic chips, printers, and software.