Remarkable Changes that 2017 Would Bring to Your Passport

Be rest assured – your little blue book won’t change its color

Like every year, 2017 also brings lots of exciting travel news about new places inside and outside the country to explore. But to do so, you need a valid passport. And you should know how things would shake out for those little books.

Applications for passport are likely to rise

If you still don’t have a passport or have to renew it within next 6 months, apply right now. Continue reading

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European Court of Justice considers passport jurisdiction
In 2012, the mother applied to the Bulgarian authorities, seeking a renewal of her child's passport as she wanted to travel to Bulgaria to visit her family. The father would not agree to this however, and his cooperation was required under Bulgarian law.
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'No police verification needed to renew passport'
NEW DELHI: Citizens can now get their passports reissued without having to go through police verification, the government said on Wednesday.This is expected to drastically cut down the time taken to renew one's passport, as police verification on an …
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Google Denies 'Close Call' for Self-Driving Cars
A report this week said that two self-driving cars—one from Google and another from Delphi—almost got into an accident in California. The two companies, however, argue that it was not a near miss but just an example of their respective technologies …
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Unboxing the OnePlus 2
If you want a OnePlus 2, you'll have to go to the back of the line—and it's a long line. More than 700,000 people have expressed interest in the company's new flagship smartphone, company reps told me. If about 20 percent of those people actually buy …
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Why is renewing a child's passport so difficult?
Crammed into the instant photo booth in Tesco with our 10-year-old daughter, Phoebe, we ensured that her face was within the marked oval shape. We ordered her not to raise her eyebrows or smile. We swept her hair off her face and ears and instructed …

Appointments Being Taken for Philippine Consulate Outreach this Weekend
The outreach, hosted by the County of Maui Department of Housing and Human Concerns, Immigrant Services Division, will provide on-island services for Philippine Passport Renewal, Dual Citizenship and Authentication. Priority will be given to those with …
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Qamea, Fiji: paradise + misadventure
We were given information on where he could get an emergency passport renewal in under 24 hours and assured we would be on the next flight out of LAX the following night. #After eating room service in silence in the airport's Westin hotel, we concluded …
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9 business-travel tips that will make life on the road in 2015 a lot easier
So if your passport expires in the second half of 2015, start the renewal process now so you won't get caught short. And do a physical reconnoiter of your passport, too. If you think you'll visit countries in 2015 that require a visa, you'll need at …
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My 50 Favorite Books of 2014
Cassedy visited the country to explore her own roots and to see if there was any hope for reconciliation and renewal. This eloquent, beautifully ….. Jim Vrabel, A People's History of the New Boston – Vrabel is the Howard Zinn of Boston. After …
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Tourism, children and young adults: Protecting our traveling youth
There are professional organizations such as: Global Secure Resources Inc located in Boston Massachusetts and ClearCause located in Minneapolis, Minnesota that can provide interested parties in location specific details and be advocates for American …
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Lovable loser
His playoff past littered with failure, the loveable "CP3" would be under enormous pressure to finally stamp his basketball passport with a trip to the conference finals — that is, if his name weren't Chris Paul. Through the fractured prism of how we …

Deported twice, but back in US again
The 67-year-old former Boston resident was deported to the Czech Republic in late 2013 after the Globe detailed how he had dodged deportation while racking up more than 100 criminal charges, including felony assault and accosting a child. His victims …
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Shaw brings back Joel Hopkins to lead men's basketball
Hopkins previously led the Bears from 2000 to 2002, compiling a 43-15 record and leading the team to the 2002 men's basketball CIAA Tournament Championship. He was named 2001-02 NCAA Division II Coach of the Year. “I'm very excited to have the …

UAE launches ePassport renewal app

UAE launches ePassport renewal app
The United Arab Emirates has unveiled a smartphone app that allows citizens to renew their ePassports, including the submittal of passport photos. Officials say the UAE-MOI app can be used to renew passports “in a matter of minutes”, with a Dh50 …
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After executive action, two-thirds of Salvadorans in US could have legal status
“They're going to need passports, birth certificates, marriage licenses, help with children's school records. It's going to be a documentation flood.” Obama's action may affect more Mexicans than any other group, but it is expected to have a seismic …
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Bitten, Lost Girl, Olympus: Syfy Announces Upcoming Premieres, and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in 96 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world's …
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Train Engineer 'Frazzled' By Prior Route
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu speaks about New Orleans emergence as a model of urban renewal and economic recovery 10 years after Hurricane Katrina at the National Press Club on August 18, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty). The life …
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Archie Reinvents Himself To Become A Hipster
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu speaks about New Orleans emergence as a model of urban renewal and economic recovery 10 years after Hurricane Katrina at the National Press Club on August 18, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty). The life …
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