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New US Passport

Biometric Passports Speed International Arrivals

Have you ever wondered what that little gold rectangle on your passport cover means? It’s the international symbol for a biometric passport, which are also referred to as e-passports or digital passports. Biometric passports contain a small computer chip that holding digital information that can be read by scanners at border control stations at international airports.

US Biometric Passports

The US has been issuing only biometric passports since October 2006. There are still some travelers … Continue reading »

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