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

Lynbrook Post Office to process passports

Lynbrook Post Office to process passports
Lynbrook Postmaster Pete Daniels announced the grand opening of the Lynbrook Passport Office this week, located at 100 Broadway. The office will be strictly dedicated to processing passports and offer weekend and late hours for customer convenience.

CID charge-sheets 4 for issuing passport to LeT operative
BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh criminal investigation department (CID) on Wednesday charge-sheeted four people, including former passport officer of Bhopal T D Sharma for issuing passport to an alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operative Sameer Khan Pathan.
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People smugglers hover as Afghans look to flee uncertainty
Omar Saboor, the Director of the Passport Office, says every day 6 to 7,000 Afghans apply for new travel documents. He says since Europe opened its doors to refugees there has been a marked increase in applications, which he directly attributes to the …
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Consular Fees to Change
Effective September 26, 2015 the Department of State is lowering the passport book application fee by $ 20 and raising the passport book security surcharge (enhanced border security fee) by $ 20 to more accurately reflect the cost of each aspect of the …
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Planned passport renewal change opens door to fraud, forgery
Canada is part of a five-nations anti-fraud working group that shares information on lost, stolen and revoked travel documents. The U.S., U.K. and Australia all require the return of the old passport. New Zealand is the only member with an online …

Improvements coming to passport process in Omaha
Starting Oct. 5, all passport locations processed by the Omaha Post Office will be handled by the Omaha Passport Center, formally known as Postal Impressions. The center is located at 5346 S. 136th Street in Deerfield Plaza. “Consolidating all passport …
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Cops must complete passport verification process in 21 days in Maharashtra

Cops must complete passport verification process in 21 days in Maharashtra
The decision, announced under the Maharasthra Right to Public Services Ordinance 2015, makes it mandatory for police to complete the on-ground verification of passport applicants in a time-bound manner, said Atul Gotsurve, regional passport officer.
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Yelp: Now for Bureaucracy, Not Just Brunch
(Post offices and passport agencies are currently some of the preferred targets of criticism.) The point of the initiative, Yelp's vice-president of public policy, Luther Lowe, told me, was in line with Kind's request: to give citizens a simple channel …
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Expat voting policy doesn't add up, couple says
Tatiana Warkentin and her husband, John, work for the Universal Postal Union (UPU) in Bern, a specialized agency of the United Nations that coordinates policies for the worldwide postal system. "We decide kind of how the post functions," Warkentin told …

Michigan DNR announces Free ORV Weekends

Michigan DNR announces Free ORV Weekends
Residents can purchase the Passport for just $ 11 ($ 5 for motorcycles) at the time of Michigan license plate renewal through Secretary of State. Forgot to check “YES” during renewal? Residents and nonresidents can purchase a Recreation Passport window …
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Halt in passport process restricts Palestinian movement
More than three months ago, I applied to the Interior Ministry in Ramallah, through its services office in Gaza, to renew my passport, which was set to expire in a few months. However, the scholarship's deadline passed [without my traveling to Turkey …
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Indian Origin Woman From UK Stranded at Kathmandu Airport After Being
Kathmandu: Even as India successfully brought home nearly 1000 people from Nepal, an Indian-origin British citizen is stranded at the Kathmandu airport after she was stopped from boarding a relief flight allegedly because she is a British Passport holder.
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SC not happy with NRC update process
But Sharma expressed fear that the modality and supporting documents like ration card, passport and gram panchayat certificates given by the government in update of the NRC would help the foreigners to enroll their names in the NRC and names of many …
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Kumbh: RTO initiates process of issuing permits to applicants in waiting list

Kumbh: RTO initiates process of issuing permits to applicants in waiting list
NASHIK: With the Kumbh Mela around the corner, autorickshaw drivers, who were in the waiting list for getting permits from the Nashik Regional Transport Office (RTO), now have a chance to apply for it and get their business moving. Ahead of the mega …
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Authenticode Signing
… non-business user to be able to send scanned copies of a photo driving license and/or passport, and a recent utility bill. Also, expect to hear from the certificate authority directly via your phone number, which will be a mandatory field on the …

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5th and 6th graders can still enjoy winter ski passports
Some of Utah's snowiest months are still ahead of us. So don't let your fifth and sixth graders get stuck inside … For the 5th or 6th Grade Passport, apply online or print an application at Questions may be answered by emailing …
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State Department approves city's request to process passports
After seven months without a passport office in Jacksonville – and lingering questions over Jacksonville Passport Office's closure – the U.S. State Department this week granted a request for the city to process the travel document, possibly in February …
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Need a passport or stamp? Check out your local library
Morgan Holzhauer of Holtwood, left, fills out a passport application for her 5-month-old son J.R., who is being held by his father Eric Holzhauer, at Quarryville Library. … “It helps to strengthen us,” she said, “and it helps to connect us with the …
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US passport application, renewal fees to increase

US passport application, renewal fees to increase
The U.S. Department of State announced passport prices are going from $ 75 to $ 110 for adults and from $ 60 to $ 80 for children. An adult passport is good for 10 years, while a child's passport lasts for five. The cost of renewing expired documentation …
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Wanna renounce your US citizenship? It's gonna cost you more.
It used to cost $ 450 to go through the lengthy process of permanently leaving the United States. It will now cost $ 2,350 to officially hand over your U.S. passport. In announcing the fee change last week, State described the process as “extremely …
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