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We’ve made improvements to our info for US citizen travelers. Each country has a Travel Advisory that includes info about any risks- from health and security to natural disasters. Use this info to stay safe and make choices right for you when traveling abroad.
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Travel - State Dept Feb 16
Replying to @GGGGluv13
If you applied for routine service and want your passport before the 6 weeks you can call us at 877-487-2778 and upgrade your application to expedited service. There will be an additional $60 fee.
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Travel - State Dept Feb 16
Replying to @lostelementgems
Yes it is valid.
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Travel - State Dept Feb 16
Replying to @GGGGluv13
Routine processing is 4-6 weeks. Have you called us at 877-487-2778 to check the status of your passport?
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Travel - State Dept Feb 16
Replying to @Nroberson4Noah
The type of payment we accept for a passport depends on where you apply. More information about fees can be found here:
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Travel - State Dept Feb 16
Travel Advisory- Level 3: Reconsider travel to Cuba due to health attacks directed at U.S. Embassy Havana employees.
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Travel - State Dept Feb 16
: Demonstration Alert for major cities, including La Paz/El Alto, Santa Cruz, and Cochibamba. Civic groups have announced demonstrations and strikes for February 21, to include work stoppages, road blockades, and marches.
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Travel - State Dept Feb 16
Happy ! Thinking of traveling to China this year? Check out our Travel Advisory and Traveler's Checklist before you go!
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Travel - State Dept Feb 16
Our number one priority is the safety and security of US citizens abroad. We’ve redesigned our safety and security information with this commitment in mind. Check out our new Travel Advisories at .
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Travel - State Dept Feb 16
Replying to @Nroberson4Noah
If you are a U.S. citizen, you do not need a passport to travel to Alaska. However if you are transiting Canada on your way to Alaska, you should bring your U.S. passport.
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Travel - State Dept Feb 16
Demonstrations Alert: Two protests are scheduled for Saturday, February 17 for the annual Lukov March in downtown Sofia. Full message here:
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Travel - State Dept Feb 16
Travel Advisory - Level 2: Exercise increased caution due to civil unrest. Sporadic demonstrations continue to occur across the country. Some have turned violent, resulting in injuries and several fatalities.
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Travel - State Dept Feb 16
Security Alert: According to recent press reports theft of items from passenger luggage at Budapest Airport has increased. Passengers reported valuable items had been removed from their checked luggage. Keep all valuable items in carry-on luggage.
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Travel - State Dept Feb 16
Security Alert: As a precautionary measure, the U.S. Embassy is temporarily suspending all travel outside of for Embassy personnel.
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Travel - State Dept Feb 16
and Tamil Nadu, : Demonstration Alert for Feb 16. In advance of the Supreme Court decision on Cauvery River water, press reports indicate that security has been increased in Tamil Nadu, Bengaluru (Bangalore), and Mysuru (Mysore).
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Travel - State Dept Feb 15
Replying to @Larry_RI
Yes, to replace your damaged passport card you will need to apply in person and pay the application fee and the execution fee. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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Travel - State Dept Feb 15
Security Alert: The resignation of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn may lead to unpredictable security issues. Monitor local media for updates.
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Travel - State Dept Feb 15
Replying to @thaddeusbatt
Generally large sums of money (such as $10,000) are required to be declared. However, to confirm, please check with the specific Embassy of the country to which you are traveling.
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Travel - State Dept Feb 15
Thanks for all of the questions today! Our next Q&A session will be Thursday, March 1, 2:00-3:00 PM. Until then, we're always here to answer your questions!
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Travel - State Dept Feb 15
: Will I get my old passport back when I renew? A: Yes, we'll send your old passport back to you in a separate envelope!
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