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Get Your Passport for Summer Travel

June 16, 2016

If you are planning to travel abroad this summer, you’ll need a passport! READ MORE

Apply Now to Avoid Delays

June 14, 2016

Plan Ahead! Apply now!READ MORE

REAL ID Not Needed For Domestic Flights until 2018

January 12, 2016Digital illustration of luggage, credit cards, airplane and globe

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Friday that Real ID-compliant identification, such as a passport or a driver's license from a Real ID-compliant state, will not be required to fly domestically until 2018.READ MORE

Extra Visa Pages no Longer Issued Effective January 1, 2016

November 19, 2015

The U.S. Department of State will no longer add visa pages into U.S. passports beginning January 1, 2016. Previously, U.S. passport holders had the option to pay for the insertion of additional 24-page visa inserts when valid passports lacked adequate space for entry or exit visa stamps. The decision to discontinue this service was made to enhance the security of the passport and to abide by international passport standards.READ MORE

 

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  • It is Passport Awareness Month and the U.S. Department of State wants you to have a picture perfect passport.

  • The U.S. Department of State’s Passport Services Directorate, via our contractor, The Logistics Management Institute (LMI) and their subcontractor, STR, is currently conducting the Passport Demand Forecasting Study, which is a voluntary nationwide study being carried out to estimate the overall demand for passport products.