Tag Archives: Passport

Can Online Passport Renewal Be On The Way?

Wouldn’t it be nice not to have to go to the passport office to get your passport renewed?

It just may happen. The State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs is considering online passport renewals, according to a story in Federal News Radio.

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The Days of Traveling Europe Without a Passport May be Over

After more than two decades of passport-free travel within Europe, the European Union is preparing to invoke emergency border controls for at least two years.

The flood of refugees—in particular, Greece’s inability to control its borders—and recent terrorist attacks in the region have been threatening to end the policy of “borderless travel” between EU members.

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Passport Expiring Soon? Renew It Now, State Dept. Says

If you have a United States passport expiring any time in 2016, the State Department has a message for you: Renew it now.

The department anticipates a surge in passport demand throughout this year, and officials hope to avoid a crush that could leave some Americans fuming in frustration with no passport in hand on the day they planned to travel outside the country.

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Renew or Apply for a Passport Now

According to the U.S. Department of State, there will be an increase in the demand of passports come January. It is recommended to apply for a new passport or renew your passport in the quieter months of September, October, and November so they are processed faster.

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Homeland Security to Install 340 passport kiosks

The Department of Homeland Security will install 340 passport kiosks nationwide in an effort to speed up entry for international air passengers. Additionally, a program to allow certain passengers to submit their passport and customs information with their smartphones will be rolled out to 20 additional airports by the end of next year.

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