US Discontinues Additional Visa Pages in U.S. Passports
Effective January 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of State will no longer issue additional pages in U.S. passports to accommodate additional visas or entry/exit stamps. If a passport has no remaining blank pages for visas or entry/exit stamps, the holder of the passport will need to apply for a new passport, even if the passport is still valid. This measure is being implemented to improve passport security and for consistency with international passport standards. When applying for a new U.S. passport, applicants will have the option to request either a 24- or a 52-page passport.
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