Category Archives: News

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 of passport seizures during the games. The most publicized passport seizures occurred after several US Olympic swimmers, including Ryan Lochte, vandalized a Brazilian gas station after a night out drinking. With so many stories in the news about Brazilian authorities seizing the passports of athletes and Olympic officials, it’s natural to start asking questions. … 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 »

Passport News Roundup – Mobile Passport Control and Passport Acceptance Facilities

The month of May has drawn to a close, so it’s time for a roundup of all the month’s passport … Continue reading »

New Passport Requirements for Italy, France, and Beyond

Before you pack your bags for your summer travel, you’d be wise to check the passport requirements for your destination! … Continue reading »

Entering the US Without a Passport? You May Be Fined!

Think you can pop across the Canadian or Mexican border for a day trip without a passport? Think again. Under … Continue reading »

Passport News Roundup – Passport Days and Weird Passport News!

The news has been full of stories about passports! In this Passport News Roundup, we have lots of upcoming Passport … Continue reading »

What is a Passport Day?

If you need a first time passport, a passport for a child under age 16, or a replacement for a … Continue reading »

REAL ID Deadline for Domestic Flights Set for 2018

The US Department of Homeland Security has just released the latest update on the REAL ID Act. The REAL ID … Continue reading »

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