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Passport Renewal Applications Expected to Surge in 2016

Posted on January 27, 2016

The U.S. Department of State is expecting a drastic increase in the number of passport renewal applications it receives this year, and as a result has advised travelers whose passports are set to ... Read More

TSA to stop accepting some states’ drivers licenses in 2018

Posted on January 12, 2016

On January 8, 2016, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced new rules regarding airline passengers being able to use their driver’s licenses to fly domestically. Under the new REAL ID Act, ... Read More

New US Passport Changes to Become Effective January 1

Posted on December 07, 2015

Effective January 1, 2016, Americans will no longer have the option of adding extra pages to their passport after filling up the existing pages. Due to “security concerns,” according to the U.S. State ... Read More

US Visa Waiver Program Tightens Due to Recent Terror Attacks

Posted on December 03, 2015

As a result of the Paris terrorist attacks on November 13, 2015, the United States has implemented changes to its visa waiver program, which allows travelers from 38 different countries to visit the ... Read More

Non-Machine Readable Passports No Longer Accepted After November 24, 2015

Posted on November 02, 2015

As November arrives, Indian passport holders currently holding non-machine readable passports (non-MRPs) are reminded to apply for re-issuance of their passport before the November 24, 2015 deadline. ... Read More

Machine-Readable Indian Passports to Be Mandatory for NRIs & Indian Citizens

Posted on February 20, 2015

The Consular, Passport & Visa Division (CPV) of the Ministry of External Affairs issued a public advisory on December 23, 2014 notifying any Indian citizen or resident and/or passport holder with ... Read More

US Customs & Border Protection Pre-Clearance Program: Immigration to Happen at Foreign Airports

Posted on February 12, 2015

The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) intends to increase its number of preclearance facilities in international airports worldwide. Beginning in 2015, CBP will start to evaluate and ... Read More