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How to Update the Gender on Your Passport

How To Change The Gender On Your Passport - Gender X Update

In an effort to demonstrate commitment to better serve all U.S. citizens, the U.S. Department of State has announced the addition of an unspecified gender marker (X) when applying for a U.S. passport book. In this post, we’ll go over how to update the gender on your U.S. passport.  Beginning in late 2023, you will be able to select X as a marker if you are seeking a passport card or selecting expedited service.

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Obtaining a Passport and a Chinese Visa to Tour China

For decades, China discouraged foreign tourism, but in recent years the government has begun to encourage tourism and the world is rediscovering what an amazing place China is to visit.

According to Wikipedia, in  2007 approximately 55 million foreign tourists visited China, drawn by famous attractions like the Great Wall and the Terracotta Army in  Xian.

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Obtaining a Passport for Christmas in London

For most people, there’s no place like home on Christmas. But what if you want to travel, to experience Christmas somewhere new and different?

London is an especially magical place to spend Christmas, and right now, Virgin Atlantic is having a sale on fares  to London. 

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Not Obtaining a Passport Causes Problems For Oklahoma Columnist

Until last week, Susie Williams-Allen, a newspaper columnist for the Purcell Register in Purcell, Oklahoma, wasn’t aware of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI). The WHTI, which has been in effect since June 1, 2009,  requires that American citizens returning from Mexico prove their identity and citizenship with a US passport on their way back across the border.

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