Category: Passports

Common Questions American Travelers Have to India

The U.S. State Department reports that in the last few years there have been changes to India’s immigration policies that have not been advertised well or consistently enforced.     Though India does not recognize dual citizenship, in 2006 the government launched the Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) program. It extends to qualifying individuals limited… Read more »

The Undeserved African Stigma

The recent international Ebola scare sent tidal waves around the globe, which started in Sierra Leone. Though this tiny 27,000 square mile country happens to be on the 12 million square mile continent of Africa, all countries are feeling the effects. And these effects have absolutely nothing to do with disease.   African tourism has… Read more »

Are Americans Visa Exempt in Vietnam?

The United States is not on the list of 17 countries visa-exempt when citizens visit Vietnam and must therefore get there visa from an agency. Getting a visa does not have to be drawn-out and painstaking if a traveler contacts an experienced issuing agency. They must, however, meet the requisite criteria for eligibility to visit… Read more »

Expidited Passport Service Advantages

Aside from the obvious, there are plenty of advantages to expedited passport services. Of course if you are pressed to get your passport, you want to contact a passport agency specialized in expedited issuing. But there are numerous other headache-alleviating benefits to using a bureau.     Just like any organization promising agency services, passport… Read more »

Keeping Your Passport Safe

Your passport is the single most important document you have while traveling abroad. It proves who you are, where you’re from and allows you to return. There are some rules of thumb when it comes to your passport and what to do with it before, after and during your travels.     It’s important to… Read more »

Hot Spots for Tourism in 2015

With 2015 comes a whole year of opportunity for international travel. With recent economic improvement and more affordable flights than ever, there has never been a better time to travel somewhere new. 2014 brought millions of travel enthusiasts to Europe, but there are more specific locations throughout the globe that have become this year’s most… Read more »

Get out of a Jam with Quick Passport Issuance Services

It’s four o’clock on Friday afternoon. Your boss tells you she needs you to visit the satellite office in Montreal next Wednesday. Suddenly, it occurs to you that your passport expired on the first of the month. Naturally, you panic. Last time you applied for a passport it took two trips to the post office… Read more »

The Wonders of Travel

  Travel helps open your eyes to the world and transform your mind, soul and body. Experiencing different lands, foods and cultures changes the way you see the world, and how you see yourself. It’s important to take a break from the monotony or hustle and bustle of the day-to-day and push yourself out of… Read more »

What a Passport Stamp Really Means

Passport stamps were created to help track a person’s movement. Each country has their own unique stamp with the country name, a space for the date of arrival and a signature by security officials. Like postcards kept in a scrapbook or stickers on a piece of luggage, passport stamps are not just functional but also… Read more »

Airport Security Rationalizing Evolving

  Since September 11, air travel security has increased throughout the US and all over the world. In efforts to prevent another attack on any country, policies are stricter and limits on what travelers can bring onto planes are constantly updated and increased. As technology improves, air travel security must improve as well, staying one… Read more »