Now Get a Faster Entry to US from Miami with All-New SITA App

Mobile passport control and access are finally possible and the first airport to allow that is Miami. Through all new Sita app, Miami International Airport (MIA) is allowing faster entry to the US, with a great experience. Now apply for US passport from Miami with the use of the MIA official Airport App, submit details to the US Customs and Border Protection, and receive a simple barcode on the phone to steer clear the issues in line. This is one of the most convenient services, developed by Sita (Global Air Transport It Provider). The product is certified by US CBP for Mobile Passport Control to ease of US passport application and speeds up the entry process. Continue reading

Face Scans Might be the New Biometric Identity on the US Passports

If the Trump government successfully implements what it wants for turning America into a surveillance state, the US citizens, very soon, might have to submit for face scans in the recent future before going abroad. This implementation is lined up keeping in mind the tracking of non-immigrant foreigners. In spite of the requirement of biometric identity being there in the rule book ever since 2004, they have been limited to fingerprints and photos this far. This new and epoch making phenomenon has generated mixed response all around America immediately since it came to the light of the day. The Department of Homeland Security has confirmed that they are ready to implement this face scans on the passengers departing from the US to the foreign countries. Continue reading

Experts Opine for Advance US Passport Renewal to Avoid Hassles

International travel plans are quite common nowadays – both for leisure travel and business purposes. And for international travels, having a passport is mandatory. It has been seen that people who do not travel frequently often forget about the validity of their passport. And when a sudden travel plan is made, they are worried as their passport is nearing expiry. There are many countries, which do not offer visa to travelers until and unless their passport has validity of 6 months or more. Therefore it is recommended to have passport renewed well in advance so that there are no last moment hassles in the travel plan. Continue reading

Special Passport Acceptance Fairs are There to Help You this Year

By now we have all come to know certainly that passport applications across the US would definitely receive a massive boost during the years 2017-2018. This has its roots to the fact that there were certain changes in regulations regarding the US passports in the year 2008. As such, that was basically a time when the US passport industry saw an immense boost. Thus, most of the passports which has been applied for at that point in time has been nearing the end of their tenure. Thus, most of the people who had applied for the passport then would have to apply for a renewal during these two years. Then there would be new passport applications because as per the recent statistics, nearly 50 percent of the Americans still don’t possess a passport. Thus, the never ending demand for the passport would always be there. Continue reading

Changing Gender in Your Passport is Easy Nowadays

Applying and going through the process of securing any government document is quite hectic more so when you are speaking about one of the most powerful documents in the world, the US passport. If applying for a passport might be this hectic, the changes of information in your passport has the potential to hassle you for a long time. Further when we are speaking about changing of an important information regarding you, stuff like your gender markers etc. used to be quite difficult as one needed to provide the department with official proof like a proof of transgender surgery which used to work as the official document in order to help people change their gender in their respective passports. Continue reading

2017 Might be the Record Year for Passport Applications in the US

2017 has been predicted as the year by the experts which is going to see the greatest surge in the history of the American passports. This has definitely been the aftermath of the changes in the American passport regulations in 2007 which had ensured that there was a surge for the US passport at that point in time. Keeping all these aspects in mind and the problems which were encountered during the earlier surge the authority has decided to stay prepared for the surge this time around. All the passports of 2007 would be due for renew during the current year along with millions of new application is going to make the queue long and hard to break. Continue reading

Online Renewals Lined up for State’s Passport Services in 2018

We are probably quite some distance away from the passport services of the United States of America to go completely online. It would take a whole lot of changes as well as adjustments for the current system to go completely digital. But for now, the federal government has decided to roll out limited online passport renewal options from the middle of 2018. This would also be accompanied by push notification services to help the applicants to stay informed regarding the status of their applications the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs confirmed earlier this month. Continue reading

Things to Do While the Passport Office Miami Dries Out

The sudden shutting down of the passport office Miami, people are finding themselves in a state of utter confusion regarding what to do under these serious circumstances. This has caused havoc mainly for the people who have tour plans lined up recently. The people who were earlier planning to travel especially by the next two weeks have been fetched into serious consequences. This discourse is for clarifying the gaps as well as guiding people regarding the dos and the don’ts during this phase where there would be serious issues related to the procurement of the passports as well as renewal. Continue reading

Changes in US Passport in 2017 – Things You Should be Aware of

People have been hearing about changes that are to come in the US passport. Since no exact information is available, people are apprehensive about the changes that will come to the little blue book. One thing is for sure that the blue book remains the blue book only. No changes are coming in the looks and appearance of the US passport. Mentioned below are certain things that you must know about the changes in the US passport: Continue reading

The Effect of In-flight Electronic Gadget Ban in US and UK on Travellers

The latest changes in regulation in relation to carrying of certain gadgets both in USA and UK has been a matter of concern for many a people. Some are confused regarding which are the ones to carry and the others are in deep trouble as it has been quite a practice to carry them. Keeping this in mind there has been many an issue related to the passengers who used to finish the unfinished work during the long flights and even others who used to pass the long boring time in the flights by using gadgets like the tabs as well as the laptops. Thus, people of certain countries, from now on, are facing quite a lot of issues regarding the flights which are mainly long international ones. Continue reading