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  Passport Home
A passport is an internationally recognized travel document that verifies the identity and nationality of the bearer.
To obtain a passport for the first time, you need to go in person to one of over 9,000 passport acceptance facilities located throughout the United States with two photographs of yourself, proof of U.S. citizenship, and a valid form of photo identification such as a driver’s license.
There are also 13 regional passport agencies, and 1 Gateway City Agency, which serve customers who are traveling within 2 weeks (14 days), or who need foreign visas for travel.
travel.state.gov /passport   (395 words)

  
  Passport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A passport is a travel document issued by a national government that usually identifies the bearer as a national of the issuing state and requests that the bearer be permitted to enter and pass through other countries.
Passports usually contain the holder's photograph, signature, date of birth, nationality, and sometimes other means of individual identification.
Passports issued by the respective SAR governments state that the bearer is a Chinese national with a right of abode in the issuing SAR.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Passport   (6536 words)

  
 Risks of the Passport Single Signon Protocol   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Passport's protocols are designed to enable the secure transfer of this profile and wallet information between the Passport server and the merchants.
Passport cookies, though, are also proofs of authentication whose lifetimes are determined only by the lifetime of the web browser and the (encrypted) time window in the cookie.
Passport's use of SSL cannot at this point prevent the proxy from reading and possibly rewriting each packet, as all SSL connections are terminated on the proxy, and the user is unlikely to notice the proxy acting on her behalf.
avirubin.com /passport.html   (4739 words)

  
 Windows Live ID - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Windows Live ID (previously called.NET Passport and Microsoft Passport Network) is a "unified-login" service developed and provided by Microsoft that allows users to log in to many websites using one account.
Passport was criticised by the Electronic Frontier Foundation's staff attorney Deborah Pierce as a potential threat to privacy after it was revealed that Microsoft would have full access and usage to customer information.
Passport allowed for the primary email aka EASI (Email as Sign-In) to be changed if the domain it was attached to was not Microsoft sponsored.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Microsoft_Passport   (873 words)

  
 Passport / Mono
Microsoft Passport is a centralized database hosted by Microsoft that enhances the consumer experience with the Web by providing a single logon system that they can use across a number of participant web sites.
Passport is important not because of it being a breakthrough technologically speaking, but because the company is in a position to drive most people toward being suscribers of it.
The idea behind Passport is indeed a good one (I can start to get rid of my file that keeps track of the 30 logins and passwords or so that I use across the various services on the net myself).
www.go-mono.com /passport.html   (1357 words)

  
 passport
In fact, Joint Council recommends that such families obtain passports for their children as soon as possible and use the passport until they receive certificates, for such purposes as changing the children's status with Social Security.
To enhance the accurate identification of passport applicants and aid in the prevention of international child abduction and trafficking, the Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs has begun requiring the personal appearance of all minors applying for U.S. passports.
Now, when applying for a passport on behalf of a minor under the age of 14, parents are required to have their child present and submit documentation of parental relationship and consent, as well as comply with all other documentation requirements for the issuance of a passport.
www.jcics.org /Passport.htm   (955 words)

  
 Passport details
Passports are normally delivered only to the applicant or despatched by registered post to the applicant's present address as given in the application form;In case a passport has already been granted, in the normal course, the applicant may approach the Passport Office for counter delivery.
Passport is a valuable document and in case it gets misused, you can be held responsible, if you have not informed the office.
If you already have a passports and want to change the address recorded in it, approach your nearest passport office and apply for the same on Miscellaneous Services application from with a fee of Rs 100 and proof of new address.
www.chennaionline.com /toursntravel/immigration/pport.asp   (813 words)

  
 Services - Department of Foreign Affairs - Government of Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Passports are required for travel to all countries except the United Kingdom.
Some countries now insist that your passport be valid for at least six months after the start of your visit, so check the expiry date carefully.
The busiest period for the Passport Offices in Dublin and Cork is from Easter up to the middle of the summer.
foreignaffairs.gov.ie /services/passports   (473 words)

  
 Passport Services
Passport application processing hours are between the hours of 8:00a.m.
If you have never been issued a US passport, OR are not eligible to use Form DS-82 for renewals, you need to complete Form DS-11, Application for Passport.
A passport issued to a person 16 and over will be valid for 10 years.
www.cityofsacramento.org /clerk/passport   (705 words)

  
 The Identity and Passport Service - Passport fees (How much does it cost?)
First child passport (also when previously included on a parent's passport) and to replace a lost, stolen, missing or damaged passport.
The waiting time for your passport will be four hours once the application has been accepted and a receipt supplied by the cashier.
Fast Track and Premium services will attract the difference between the standard passport fee of £66 and the fee charged for the enhanced service provided at the counter (for example, usual Fast Track fee is £91, less standard fee of £66– fee payable £25).
www.passport.gov.uk /general_fees_passport.asp   (538 words)

  
 Microsoft's Passport to doom | Tech News on ZDNet
Passport is Microsoft's attempt to create a 'single sign on' system so people don't have to remember hundreds of passwords and usernames in order to go shopping online.
However, if you have had problems logging into your Hotmail account, or another Passport service, and you had to get a new password or open a new account, there is a chance that you were a victim, without ever knowing.
In the terms and conditions of Passport, it says: "Microsoft is not responsible for any loss that you may incur as a result of any unauthorized person using your account or your password." So even though its software is flawed, if someone takes advantage of that flaw, Gates and co. are not responsible.
news.zdnet.com /2100-9595_22-1001443.html   (912 words)

  
 IT Architect | Emerging Technology: Microsoft's Passport to Controversy | March 4, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Depending on whom you ask, Passport is either a useful consumer convenience or the mark of the beast.
Passport will also be the authentication mechanism for the rest of Microsoft's.NET My Services, which are gradually rolling out.
Passport includes an optional wallet function, called Express Purchase, enabling users to digitally store credit card numbers, expiration dates, and billing and shipping addresses in their Passport account.
www.itarchitect.com /article/NMG20020304S0003   (1394 words)

  
 INPA Passport Record Bureau. Find your passport in our international passport database
Under the recent International Passport Act (INPA - enacted on Nov 2, 2003), every country in the world is required to make available to the public a digitized copy of each and every valid passport issued, in their respective country.
Thanks to your Passport searching feature, I was able to look up the Passport of an relative I haven't seen in ages.
Since I know what she looks like, I was able to match up her name with her Passport photo, to get her most recent address listed on her Passport.
www.scrolllock.nl /passport   (301 words)

  
 Microsoft opens up Passport service | CNET News.com
Privacy organizations and consumer advocates have complained that Passport does not adequately protect consumer information, a charge Microsoft vigorously denies.
Microsoft will also revamp Passport to use Kerberos, a standard for network security, to provide a single sign-on authentication service that can be used on multiple Web sites.
Passport will perform a function in the corporate world similar to the one it does in the consumer world, Microsoft executives say.
news.com.com /2100-1001-273252.html   (1387 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "How Passports Work"
If you've ever traveled outside the United States, one of the most important tasks you had to complete before your trip was applying for a passport.
But, generally speaking, if you want to see the world, you have to have a passport -- the only universally accepted form of identification.
In this article, you'll find out when and why you need a passport and how to apply for one.
travel.howstuffworks.com /passport.htm   (98 words)

  
 When your valid passport isn't really valid - Travel Tips - MSNBC.com
It’s true: Some countries require that your U.S. passport be valid not only for the duration of your visit, but also for three to six months after your entry or return from their country.
New passport rules are scheduled to take effect for travel to and from the Caribbean, Bermuda, Panama, Mexico and Canada.
As of December 31, 2006, a passport or other secure documentation will be required for all travel by air or by sea to or from Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean and Bermuda.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/13342877   (879 words)

  
 WWF Passport - Take action online for the environment
Whether it to the beaches of the Mediterranean or the pristine landscape of the Arctic, how we travel can have a huge impact on some of our planet’s most special places.
In late 2007, thousands of Passport holders signed our petition asking the New Zealand government to save Hector's and Maui's dolphins from extinction.
After years of WWF campaigning, the government has announced vita...
www.passport.panda.org   (170 words)

  
 passport   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Your previous passport was issued on or after your 16th birthday and was issued within the past 12 years.
Obtain Form DSP-82, Application for Passport by Mail, from one of the U.S. passport agencies, from a Federal or state court, from a U.S. post office that is authorized to accept passport applications, from your travel agent, or from the Internet at http://travel.state.gov Complete the information requested on the reverse side of the form.
If no date is included, passport agents will assume that your travel plans are not immediate, and you will receive your passport within 25 working days from receipt of the application at the passport agency.
www.aog.usma.edu /as/travel/passport.htm   (2728 words)

  
 USPS - Passport Application Information
For an additional $15 fee, your passport photo may be taken at some of these offices as well.
Select, complete and print a Passport Application Form in advance to abbreviate your visit.
Keep in mind that passport acceptance fees are paid directly to the USPS, while passport application fees are paid directly to the Department of State.
www.usps.com /passport   (243 words)

  
 Nobeltec Navigation
Passport Deluxe is the only electronic charting package that includes digitized versions of both vector and raster official NOAA charts, navigation photos, and Passport Bathy Maps™ all in one box.
In addition, Passport Deluxe comes with navigation data such as daily weather downloads, one year of tide and current predictions for all of North America, NOAA coast pilots, streets and roads, and a World port index.
Passport Deluxe and the included eChart Planner have many planning tools that are useful for planning a day trip, weekend excursions, or even a long cruise.
www.nobeltec.com /products/prod_pdx.asp   (1140 words)

  
 EPIC Microsoft Passport Investigation Page
EPIC filed complaints in July and August 2001 alleging that the Microsoft Passport system facilitates online profiling, and that the company has engaged in unfair and deceptive trade practices.
In a letter sent to state attorneys general across the nation, EPIC has urged authorities to protect citizens from the privacy and security risks of Microsoft Passport through the use of state laws against unfair and deceptive trade practices.
The second illustrated that failure to enroll in Passport could result in exclusion from Internet sites, that deleting a Passport account is impossible, and that the password system could be cracked easily.
www.epic.org /privacy/consumer/microsoft/passport.html   (2413 words)

  
 American Passport Express - Visas, US Passport Renewal and New Passports Expedited.
We work with the US Passport Agency and foreign consulates to secure US passports and visas in as little as 24 hours.
If you need a passport and your trip is on the line, trust the original Internet passport service.
If your US passport application was submitted directly to the United States Passport Agency, or you have general passport questions, click
www.americanpassport.com   (133 words)

  
 US Passport Service - Passport Renewal Service and New United States Passports
We are a nationally recognized US passport and visa service by the Washington Post, New York Times and USA Today and ranked #1 by the US Passport Service Guide in a survey of 40 expediting services.
View instructions on all of our expediting passport services, including passport renewal, new passport applications and to replace a lost passport.
You'll receive email updates as your passport application process is expedited - with the final email alerting you that your passport application has been completed.
www.passportsandvisas.com   (232 words)

  
 Pierce County Passport Services
The Pierce County Auditor's Office is pleased to accommodate the citizens of Pierce County with their passport application needs.
Apply for your passport and have your picture taken in one easy location.
Must bring valid drivers license and a certified copy of your birth certificate, or a previous US Passport.
www.co.pierce.wa.us /pc/abtus/ourorg/aud/passport.htm   (186 words)

  
 Passport Express - Passport and Visa Expediting
Passport Express helps individuals, travel agents and corporate travel departments obtain passports.
Getting a passport or visa can be confusing and stressful when a trip is on the line.
We work with the US Passport Agency and foreign consulates to expedite passports and visas.
www.passportexpress.com   (126 words)

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