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Travel Warnings for U.S. Citizens

Travel warnings help you prepare for safe travel abroard. Prepare and protect yourself and your family with these timely warnings for international travelers.

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Foreign Entry Requirement Information - Yemen to Zimbabwe

Foreign entry requirements for countries that begin with Y and Z. Travel documents you need to visit countries from Yemen to Zimbabwe.

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Foreign Entry Requirement Information - Taiwan to Virgin Islands

Foreign entry requirements for countries that begin with T, U and V. Travel documents you need to visit countries from Taiwan to Virgin Islands.

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10 Things That Can Delay Passport Application Processing

Passport application processing can be delayed for many reasons. Find out why passports can take longer to get so you can avoid them.

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Passport Expiration FAQ

The passport expiration FAQ page lists answers to frequently asked questions that U.S. citizens ask concerning a passport's date of expiration as it relates to international travel.

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Passport Renewal FAQ

Access the passport renewal faq for answers to the most frequently asked questions about renewing United States passports.

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How to get a passport for a child living in Africa for over 20 years?

Question: My friend was born in Maryland in 1980 and moved to Ghana with her parents in 1982. Both parents are now deceased and she wishes to return to

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Applying for a Passport at a Post Office

How to apply at a post office to get a new passport by routine processing in 4-6 weeks or expedited service to fast track application.

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What counts for proof of travel to apply for expedited service?

Question: I am a U.S citizen who will apply for a U.S. passport and will make a report of birth abroad for my 18 month old daughter who was born in the

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Passport card or book for my kids to go to the Bahamas via cruise.

Question: We are traveling with a 4 and 2-year-old on a Disney cruise. We fly from Maryland to Florida where we board our ship and sail to the Bahamas.

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Can you use the passport card for travel to the Bahamas?

Question: I'm traveling from metro Detroit to The Bahamas. Do I need a passport book or passport card? Answer: The Bahamian government only requires proof

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Where can I check the status of my a passport card application?

Question: I submitted the forms and documents needed for a passport card, including my passport book. My check was cashed, but I can't locate the status

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Tampa Passport - Where to Get a Passport in Tampa, Fl.

Tampa passport office locations. A list of passport application acceptance facilities where you can apply for a U.S. passport in Tampa, Florida.

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Passport for a US Citizen living in Canada without proper papers.

Question: I am an American Citizen who has been living in Canada without the proper residency documentation for quite a long time. I am going back to

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Passport for dual citizen Native American living in Canada.

Question: I live in Canada but I was born in the U.S. I am also a native American with dual citizenship under the Jay Treaty. I am wondering what steps

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