You can now apply for a US passport online: how to do it

Effective September 16, eligible U.S. citizens can renew their passports online. More about this was told by USA Today. “We are working to provide a secure option to renew your passport online. Our new online system will save Americans money, time and effort by…

When is the next green card draw and an important change in the lottery rules that you should be aware of

Over the next few weeks, the State Department will announce the dates when registration for the DV-2024 Green Card Lottery will open. In the meantime, everyone is preparing for this, we decided to remind you of one very important change that not everyone noticed. Usually registration for the lottery takes place from ...

Russians abroad will no longer be issued 10-year passports with chips: what happened

From August 26, Russian citizens abroad can only apply for a passport with a validity of 5 years, since the issuance of 10-year passports has so far been stopped. The BBC writes about it. From August 26, the consular departments of Russian embassies abroad temporarily…

The rating of the most powerful passports in the world has been published: in what place were the USA and post-Soviet countries

According to the 2022 Henley Passport Index, Japan and Singapore once again hold the two most powerful passports in the world. Travel and Leisure writes about it. Passport holders from the two countries that ranked first last year can also enter…

Some Americans can now return to the US with an expired passport

Some American citizens living or traveling abroad will be able to return to the United States if their passports have expired, reports CNN On December 28, the US State Department issued a memorandum stating that citizens who meet certain criteria will be able to return to their country ...

The beginning of the third gender era: the first passport was issued in the USA with the indication of the gender 'X'

The United States issued the first gender-X passport, marking a milestone in the recognition of the rights of people who do not identify as men or women. Writes about this Associated Press. The State Department did not disclose the identity of the recipient of the passport. The journalists managed to find out that ...

Enrollment issues and long queues: US passport processing now takes months

If you want to travel abroad in the next six months, but you do not have a passport or it is about to expire, start now to apply for a new or renewal of the old one. Why you need to act faster, told USA Today. Due to the increased ...

The strongest passports in the world: which places were occupied by the post-Soviet countries

If there were a passport Olympiad, Japan would not just accept it - it would have won all the competition. The Henley Passport Index, which has regularly tracked the world's most travel-friendly passports since 2006, has released its latest rankings and analysis. Who…

Airlines are already testing health passports for tourists: how it works

The so-called health passports around the world are now seen as a salvation for the tourism industry. Most likely, they will become an indispensable part of the trip even after the coronavirus pandemic ends, writes Lowcost.ua. Aviation portal Simple Flying tells how ...

The world is discussing the introduction of covid passports: what they can be

According to the supporters of the introduction of the so-called covid passport, this digital document should confirm that a person is vaccinated against COVID-19 or has antibodies to infection. But not everyone is ready to support the idea, writes Meduza. The main thing that worries skeptics is whether the introduction will lead ...

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