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Passport Requirement for AirTravel Begins January 23

Passport Requirement for Air Travel Begins January 23

Release Date: January 16, 2007

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
Contact: (202) 282-8010

Washington — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Department of State are issuing a reminder today that beginning Jan. 23, 2007, citizens of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Bermuda are required to present a passport to enter the United States when arriving by air from any part of the Western Hemisphere. Since announcing this requirement last November, the departments have been encouraging all travelers to obtain passports before they travel. Click here to continue