Important News & Travel Updates

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  • Expedited passport application

    How to Get an Expedited Passport

    Nothing about going on vacation should be stressful. However, that is rarely the case. There are also many times where a trip or emergency travel comes up and you need to make your plans happen fast. So what do you do if you need a passport fast? Regular passport...
  • Passport processing time

    Passport Processing Times

    The travel industry is constantly evolving, whether travelers are ready or not. This can mean quick changes in laws that may require you to have a valid passport. With laws like the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative in 2007, suddenly a valid passport was now required for U.S. travelers to...
  • Where to Get a Passport

    Where to Get a Passport

    Planning an international trip can be stressful, but every trip must start with a passport. Applying for a passport, despite the fear of gathering the necessary documents, is actually an easy task. It’s important to know where to get a passport will depend on when you need your passport....
  • US Passport Requirements

    Passport Photo Requirements

    It’s no secret that obtaining a proper passport photo can be incredibly difficult. Non-compliant passport photos are the number one reason for passport applications to be rejected every year. Last year over 250,000 passport applications were rejected because of unacceptable passport photos. The U.S. Department of State frequently adds...
  • Six month passport validity requirements

    Six-Month Passport Validity Rule

    Too many international travelers miss their trips because their passport is not valid, even if it’s not expired. This confusing and often overlooked rule requires that your passport be valid for 6 months after the last day of your international trip. Still confused? This means that if your passport...
  • REAL ID status by state

    State-by-State REAL ID Status Updates

    Questions about Real ID Status? The Department of Homeland Security has issued a new series of extensions to a number of states through October 10, 2017 allowing Federal agencies to accept driver’s licenses and identification cards from those states granted extensions or in compliance. Be sure to check out the...
  • Pennsylvania REAL ID News and Updates from Senate Bill 133

    Recent Changes to Pennsylvania REAL ID – Senate Bill 133

    Governor Tom Wolf recently signed The Pennsylvania REAL ID Compliance Act (Act 3 of 2017) which will allow PA to offer its residents REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses or state identification cards for travel and identification purposes. The use of a REAL ID-compliant form of identification would allow PA residents to...
  • The Latest Travel news surrounding the Zika Virus.

    Zika Virus Travel Information

    Some countries in Africa, the Pacific Islands, Asia, and other regions have reported Zika in the past and may continue to occasionally report new cases. Please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website for the most up-to-date information before you make travel plans.