Category Archives: News

Stay Safe with STEP – Smart Traveler Enrollment Program

One of the most important roles of the US State Department is to protect and assist US citizens who are traveling internationally. US Embassies and Consulates overseas provide a number of services to US citizens who are traveling or residing abroad, and they encourage travelers to “enroll” with the Embassy so they can be contacted and located in case of emergency.Traditionally, this would be done by visiting the Embassy in person or sending a request … Continue reading »

Time is Running Out to Apply for Additional Passport Pages

Take a minute now, and pull out your passport. Check the expiration date. Do you have several years left before … Continue reading »

Understanding State Department Travel Warnings

We love to travel. Even though the world can sometimes be a scary place, it doesn’t stop us from getting … Continue reading »

Speed Through Arrivals in Britain with the Registered Traveller Service

Frequent travelers to the United Kingdom know that one of the most unpleasant parts of the journey is the long … Continue reading »

Passport News Roundup: Passport Fairs and New Acceptance Facilities

In the news this week are a number of items that impact where and when you can apply for passports. … Continue reading »

Mexico Requiring Passports at San Ysidro Border Crossing

Mexico has long had lax enforcement of passport requirements for travelers entering the country through land borders with the United … Continue reading »

REAL ID Update: Residents of 4 States May Soon Need Passports for Domestic Flights

Residents of Louisiana, Minnesota, New Hampshire and New York may soon need to show a valid passport in order to … Continue reading »

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