Category Archives: News

Top Passport News Stories of 2016

Happy New Year from!  We’re ringing in 2017 by taking a look at the most important passport news of 2016.

2015 was a major year for passport news — the State Department stopped adding extra pages to passports, and started revoking passports for delinquent taxes — but 2016 had its share of changes and surprises!  Follow along with us as we count down the top five US passport stories of the year.

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Passport News Roundup: Celebrity Edition!

This month’s roundup includes several American celebrities making passport news around the world! We’ve got more than just celebrity news, … Continue reading »

Passport Mistakes You Won’t Believe!

If you’re a follower of, you know to avoid the most common passport mistakes.  You’ve learned which mistakes to Continue reading »

Passport News Roundup: Photo Update and More

Welcome to the latest Passport News Roundup!  In today’s edition, we’ll be focusing on the new US State Department … Continue reading »

No Toilet, No Passport and Other Passport News From Around the World

At, our main focus is United States passports, but we also keep an eye on passport news from around … Continue reading »

Getting a Passport? Take Off Your Glasses!

In our recent article about the State Department’s #PicturePerfectPassport campaign, we let you know that the US government was about … Continue reading »

What Is a Passport Seizure?

The recent Summer Olympics in Rio didn’t just set records in swimming and weightlifting – there were a record number … Continue reading »

Cruise Control – Technology Speeds Cruise Ship Arrivals

More than 11 million passengers board cruise ships in the US every year. That means that 11 million people also … Continue reading »

Breaking News – Second Valid Passports Valid Four Years

Globetrotters, jet-setters, and road warriors rejoice – the US State Department has just changed the validity of second valid passports! … Continue reading »

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