Elim­i­na­tion of US pass­port ex­tra pages

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL -

KUWAIT: The United States Em­bassy in Kuwait has sent the fol­low­ing mes­sage for US cit­i­zens con­cern­ing the elim­i­na­tion the ad­di­tion of sup­ple­men­tal visa pages for pass­ports:

“Ef­fec­tive Jan­uary 1, 2016, the Depart­ment of State will elim­i­nate of the ad­di­tion of sup­ple­men­tal visa pages for pass­ports. To mit­i­gate the im­pact of this change, ap­pli­cants for new pass­ports have started re­ceiv­ing 52-page pass­ports as of Oc­to­ber 1, 2014. Please note that re­quests for ex­tra pages on Form DS-4085 will only be ac­cepted for cur­rent pass­ports un­til Wed­nes­day, De­cem­ber 30, 2015. Start­ing Jan­uary 1, 2016, ap­pli­cants who need more blank pages will need to ap­ply to re­new their pass­ports and be is­sued the stan­dard 52-page book.

As the US hol­i­day travel sea­son ap­proaches, you should con­sider ap­ply­ing for ex­tra pages while they are still avail­able or ap­ply­ing to re­new your pass­port to en­sure you have enough blank pages for visa stamps from other coun­tries. See travel.state.gov for more in­for­ma­tion on en­try, exit, and for­eign visa re­quire­ments. For more in­for­ma­tion about how to ap­ply for ex­tra visa pages and to make an ap­point­ment with Amer­i­can Cit­i­zens Ser­vices, please visit http://kuwait.usem­bassy.gov/pass­ports/ad­di­tional-visa-pages.html.”

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