The U.S. Department of State issues United States passports. Within that agency, the Bureau of Consular Affairs receives and reviews applications and grants or denies passports. More » Government & Politics Foreign Laws

If you are a U.S. citizen, you can get a passport by providing a passport application and appropriate documentation to an approved passport facility. The U.S. Department of State lays out different procedures according t... More » Geography

U.S. passports are renewable in person at passport acceptance facilities, which are often post offices, libraries and municipal offices. Travelers needing the renewal within two weeks should apply at a Department of Stat... More » Geography

The Embassy of Canada in Washington has services for Canadians, including consular services, passports and border issues, and help for U.S. citizens who want to become residents of Canada. The embassy also offers visas t... More » Government & Politics Foreign Laws

Mexican consulate offices provide a variety of services for both Mexican and foreign nationals, including the issuing Mexican identification cards, issuing Mexican passports and processing Mexican visas. The Mexican cons... More » Government & Politics Foreign Laws

U.K. passports are valid for 10 years for adults and five years for children under 16 years of age. A child passport can be extended for another five years once the child is 16 years old, notes More »

Some foreign entry requirements are passports, immunizations, visas and fees, according to the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs. Specific entry requirements depend on the foreign country and the reason... More » Government & Politics Foreign Laws