Everything you need to know about an American passport

An American passport in America itself is not a necessary document. In the vast majority of cases, Americans use a driver's license or ID (state-issued identification) to verify their identity. A passport is needed primarily for travel abroad. For those planning it ...

Some countries are already introducing immune passports: what you need to know

Immune passports may become an integral part of human life after the COVID-19 pandemic. Some countries have already decided to introduce such passports into use. What kind of countries are these and what to expect next, CNN reported. Hungary and Iceland have already announced the introduction of immune ...

How to get or renew a US passport during quarantine

Have you checked your US passport recently? Even if you are not going to travel abroad anytime soon, it might be worth looking at the expiration date. While travel agents generally recommend giving the government a few months to process passport renewals, it's no surprise ...

Coronavirus immunity passports: why are they needed and how can they harm society

“Passports of Immunity” have been proposed as one of the ways to recover the economy after the coronavirus pandemic. The presence of the so-called passports of immunity will depend on the results of the antibodies to coronavirus test. If you have antibodies to coronavirus, you can be protected from ...

Obtaining or updating a US passport is now possible only in case of emergency

The State Department recommends that US citizens avoid international travel due to the global spread of the COVID-19 disease, Travel.State.Gov reported. Many parts of the world are currently experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and measures are being taken, including quarantines and border crossing restrictions, which could reduce the movement of travelers. ...

A person instead of a passport: how air travel will change in the near future

Passports full of multi-colored stamps and visas could soon be replaced with irises. Travel and Leisure writes about it. According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), 45% of passengers are willing to give up their paper passports and use biometric identification instead. ...

A ranking of the best passports in the world has been compiled: what places have taken our countries

Which travel document opens more doors around the world than any other? This is a Japanese passport. The Henley Passport Index, which periodically ranks the world's most travel-friendly passports, has released its first report in the new decade, CNN writes. In the new ...

Sale of visas and citizenship: which countries trade their passports

How and why do states that trade in their visas and passports arrange sales. Greece According to Kommersant, last week it became known that Greece is joining the club of states that trade their citizenship. For an industry that has been criticized by anti-corruption fighters over the past year ...

Zelensky simplified the issuance of Ukrainian citizenship to Russians

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has simplified the procedure for obtaining Ukrainian citizenship for residents of Russia who are subject to political persecution. Writes about this BBC. Such actions were a response to the issuance of Russian passports to residents of Donbass. Zelensky signed a decree on simplifying the acquisition of Ukrainian citizenship by foreigners, ...

State Department changed the rules for participation in the lottery green card

The U.S. Department of State will now require foreign nationals who participate in the Diversity Visa, also known as the Green Card Lottery, to have valid passports. In a document published in the Federal Register on Wednesday June 5, the Department of State writes that the main applicant must ...

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