South Africa's new visa rules are turning visitors away – Quartz

South Africa's new visa rules are turning visitors away – Quartz
Under South Africa's new visa requirements, anyone traveling with a minor under the age of 18–either to and from South Africa–is required to present an unabridged birth certificate at the port of entry in South Africa, in addition to a normal passport …
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The Statesman: Logjam in Parliament
The External Affairs Ministry, which issues passports, had said that Geelani's “application could not be processed in its present form.” The denial of passport to Geelani was said to be because he had not spelt out his nationality in the passport form …
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Visitors to Bahrain, Qatar can now get visas online

Visitors to Bahrain, Qatar can now get visas online
R.O.C. nationals can log on to the website of Qatar Airways or the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to file for a single-entry e-visa online. According to Qatar Airways' website, the cost of a single-entry tourist visa is US$ 55 per person …
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Entering the United States in Chicago with your mobile passport
The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today announced the expansion of Mobile Passport Control (MPC) to Chicago O'Hare International Airport. MPC is the first authorized app to expedite a traveler's arrival …
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