The REAL ID Act: Why You Will Need One To Fly Soon

October 11, 2019 | Posted By: Waleed

What is the REAL ID Act? Beginning October 1, 2020, every air traveler 18 years of age and older will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license, state-issued enhanced driver’s license, or passport to fly within the United States. The REAL ID Act was first passed by Congress in the wake...

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International Driving Permit: How To Get an IDP

October 10, 2019 | Posted By: Waleed

What is an International Driving Permit? If you are traveling overseas and plan to rent a car, you will need to apply for an International Driving Permit. An International Driver's Permit (IDP) allows you to drive a vehicle in another country, as long as you also have a valid driver's...

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Proof of Travel

October 9, 2019 | Posted By: Waleed

Applying for a passport generally takes 4-6 weeks, but faster services do exist if you need to travel sooner. The U.S. Department of State has 26 locations that issue same-day passports. To qualify for an expedited passport, you must travel within 14 days (or 30 days if a visa is...

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Six-Month Validity Rule

October 8, 2019 | Posted By: Waleed

Imagine showing up at the airport, just to get turned away at the gate. You are told you cannot board your flight because your passport expires within the next few months. Although you checked the expiration date, and it doesn’t expire until next month, you cannot board the flight. How...

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When Should I Get a Passport Card?

September 30, 2019 | Posted By: Waleed

If you are planning to travel somewhere very close to the US, a passport card at a glance might seem like the best option. It is smaller, inexpensive and more convenient than a traditional passport. Also, it is the same size of a credit card and can fit quite easily...

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What Must I Do if My Passport is Lost, Stolen, or Damaged?

September 30, 2019 | Posted By: Waleed

The process to replace a lost, stolen, or damaged passport is like what is needed to apply for a new passport. Replacing a Lost or Stolen Passport Having your passport lost or stolen is a terrifying and unlucky experience that causes you more energy, time, and money in the process....

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What Forms Will I Need to Get a Passport?

September 30, 2019 | Posted By: Waleed

Figuring out what forms and applications you need to obtain a passport or making a passport change can sometimes be a daunting task for an applicant. It all depends on what type of service you need. Also, whether that be a new passport, passport renewal for adults or kids, or...

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What are the Steps to Get a Minor Passport For My Kid?

September 30, 2019 | Posted By: Waleed

Every person in the United States, whether young or old, needs a passport to leave the country. Even newborn babies require a passport to go abroad! However, those above 16 years of age receive adult passports. So, to get a minor passport read this article. The process to acquire one...

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Passport And Visa: The Differences Between A Passport And Visa?

September 30, 2019 | Posted By: Waleed

To know the difference between a passport and a visa, it is best to start with each document. You then have a better understanding to compare both. Also, you will know if you need a visa to travel to your next destination. What is a Passport?         ...

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