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jeudi 18 novembre 2010
passports are issued to citizens of India for the purpose of international travel. They act as proof of Indian nationality. The Consular Passport & Visa (CPV) Division of the Ministry of External Affairs, functioning as the central passport organisation, is responsible for issuance of Indian passports to all eligible Indian citizens. Passports are issued from 37 locations across the country and 160 Indian missions abroad.
- Regular Passport (Blue cover) - Issued for ordinary travel, such as vacations and business trips (36 or 60 pages)
- Diplomatic Passport (Maroon cover) - Issued to Indian diplomats, top ranking government officials and diplomatic couriers.
- Official Passport (White cover) - Issued to individuals representing the Indian government on official business
Spain. However, for travel solely within the European Economic Area, Switzerland and a number of other European countries, such as Norway and Croatia, Spanish citizens need only use their Spanish identity card.
lundi 15 novembre 2010
Peruvian Passports are issued to citizens of Peru to travel outside of the country by DIGEMIN, the Peruvian immigration and naturalization authority.
Peruvian (Andean Community of Nations) passports are burgundy red, with the coat of arms of Peru emblazoned on the front cover. The word " and "REPUBLICA DEL PERU" (English: Republic of Peru) are inscribed above the coat of arms. Below the coat of arms the words "PASAPORTE" (English: passport) and "PASSPORT" are visible.
Albanian: Pasaportë; Serbian: Пасош or Pasoš) is a travel document that is issued to the citizens of the disputed Republic of Kosovo[a]. The document facilitates international travel as well as serving as proof of citizenship. The issuance of passports is solely the prerogative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, with the exception of diplomatic passports which are issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Kosovan passports comply with all the recommended standards set for machine-readable passports by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) (such as size, technology, security, layout, etc.), but the country/citizenship code RKS is not within ISO 3166 and thus not ICAO-endorsed. The passport design was disclosed on 14 March 2008. The first passports were issued on 30 July 2008 and as of 20 May 2009, 300,000 passports have been issued to the citizens of Kosovo. The Kosovan Government has announced that biometric passports, compliant with international standards, will be issued in 2010.
The new design of the passport is a dark blue colour, with the coat of arms of the Republic of Kosovo in the middle of the cover page. The word "Passport" is written on the cover of the passport in Albanian, Serbian and English. All relevant identity information about the bearer is printed in these languages as well. For citizens that are 18 or older, the passport is valid for 10 years from the date of issuance.
Before the introduction of the new national passports, travel documents were issued by the United Nations administration with a maximum validity of 2 years. Those travel documents, though no longer issued, remain valid until their expiration date.
San marino passport
Icelandic Passports are issued to citizens of Iceland for the purpose of international travel.
Icelandic passports are blue, with the Icelandic Coat of arms emblazoned in the center of the front cover. The words "ÍSLAND" (Icelandic), "ICELAND" (English) and "ISLANDE" (French) are inscribed above the coat of arms and the words "VEGABRÉF" (Icelandic), "PASSPORT" (English) and "PASSEPORT" (French) are inscribed below the coat of arms. Icelandic passports have the standard biometric symbol at the bottom.
Republic of Kazakhstan to facilitate international travel. Within the Republic of Kazakhstan citizens are required to use internal identification card which can also be used for travel to Russian Federation, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey and Azerbaijan. The Kazakh Ministry of Justice started issuing biometric passports on January 5, 2009. 
Physical Appearance:Паспорт Қазақстан Республикасының меншiгi болып табылады, ал оның иесi Қазақстан Республикасының қорғауында болады – in Kazakh
Паспорт является собственностью Республики Казахстан, а его владелец находится под защитой Республики Казахстан – in Russian
This passport is the property of the Republic of Kazakstan and its owner is under protection of the Republic of Kazakstan – in English
Iranian passport (persian)
Iranian passports are issued to nationals of Iran for the purpose of international travel. The passport serves as a proof of Iranian citizenship.
The Iranian passports are burgundy, with Iranian Coat of Arms emblazoned on the top of the front cover.
The words " جمهوری اسلامی ایران" (Persian) meaning (English: Islamic Republic of Iran) and "گذرنامه" (Persian) meaning (English: Passport) are inscribed below the coat of arms.
On the inside of the back-cover, Iranian passports bear the inscription: "The holder of this passport is not entitled to travel to occupied Palestine", which refers to Israel.
Norway for the purpose of international travel. The passport may also serve as proof of Norwegian citizenship and are valid for ten years. The passport shares the standardized layout of most EU countries, and the colour is burgundy-red. The colour is similar, but not identical to the design of most EU countries. Despite the fact Norway is not part of the EU, the country is a signatory of the Schengen Agreement and a member state of the European Economic Area (EEA). Consequently, Norwegian citizens generally have the same rights as EU citizens in EEA countries and are treated as EU citizens for the purposes of travel and entry into EEA countries.
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samedi 13 novembre 2010
A Canadian passport is a passport issued to citizens of Canada for the purpose of international travel; allowing the bearer to travel in foreign countries in accordance with visa requirements; facilitating the process of securing assistance from Canadian consular officials abroad, if necessary; and requesting the protection of the passport holder while abroad. A Canadian passport is not a primary proof of Canadian citizenship within Canada and therefore cannot be used for the purpose of obtaining a citizenship certificate, an enhanced driver's licence or identification card.
All Canadian passports are issued by Passport Canada, a special branch of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, and are valid for five years, except that those of children under age three are valid for three years. As of July 2009, 56.2% of Canadians held a valid Canadian passport. Although held by individuals, all Canadian passports remain property of Her Majesty in right of Canada.
On April 7, 2010, Passport Canada announced that in 2012, Canada will begin issuing electronic passports, or ePassports, to all its citizens. The use of ePassports will allow Canada to follow international standards in the field of passport security to protect the nation's borders and maintain the ease of international travel that Canadians currently enjoy. At the same time, Passport Canada will start offering the option of a 10-year validity period as well as the current 5-year validity period.
A Croatian passport (Croatian: Hrvatska putovnica) is issued to citizens of the Republic of Croatia for the purpose of international travel. The passport has the purpose of serving as proof of Croatian citizenship and identity. Responsibility for their issuance lies with the Ministry of the Interior; and for citizens abroad, passports are issued by the local embassy or consulate. Croatian passports are valid for ten or five years, and are not renewable.
Croatia started issuing biometric passports on July 1, 2009
traditional Chinese: 中華民國護照; simplified Chinese: 中华民国护照; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Mínguó hùzhào) is the national passport issued to nationals of the Republic of China (ROC) with household registration in the Taiwan Area and certain Overseas Chinese. It is more commonly known as the Taiwanese passport, as the ROC has been commonly known as "Taiwan" since the 1970s
Swedish passports are issued to nationals of Sweden for the purpose of international travel. Besides serving as proof of Swedish citizenship, they facilitate the process of securing assistance from Swedish consular officials abroad or other European Union members in case a Swedish consular is absent, if needed. For travel into and staying in countries that have implemented the Schengen Agreement, a passport is not required if one has a Swedish national identity card.
The passports are issued by the Swedish Police and applications are filed at police stations which have a passport office. Passports issued since October 1, 2005 are of a biometric variety, and valid for five years. Earlier passports are valid for ten years (adults) or five years (children). The blue cover passports issued up until 1998 (and not valid after 2008) are not valid as identity documents in Sweden due to insufficient security features which resulted in widespread forgery.
Suriname for international travel.
The Moldovan passports are issued to citizens of Moldova for the purpose of international travel. The passport is issued by the State Enterprise and Information Resources Centre "Registru" and by Moldovan foreign representations abroad. The validity of the passport is 5 years for persons under age of 16 and for 10 years for the age of 16 and older. Since January 1, 2006 Moldovan citizens have the possibility to hold two passports with the same identification code simultaneously.
The Moldovan biometric passport is available from January 1, 2008. The new Moldovan biometric passport costs approximately 1250 MDL (€99)  and is not obligatory, as it remains valid along with the existing passports. The passport of the Republic of Moldova with biometric data contains a chip in which, additionally to the traditional information, the digital information, as well as the holder's signature are stocked. In March 2010 Ministry of Informational Technologies and Communication announced that starting from January 1st, 2011 new type of biometric passports will substitute the current passports and will be obligatory for all moldovan citizens. Current Non-Biometric and Biometric passports will remain valid until expiration date and will be valid for travel to CIS member states only.
vendredi 12 novembre 2010
Italy. For travelling within the European Union, Italian citizens can use their ID card. Biometric passports have been available since October 26, 2006. They are valid for a period of 10 years and they cost €42.50, and one "tax mark" that costs € 40.29.
Poland. For traveling inside the European Union, as well as to Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Vatican City, Monaco, San Marino, Andorra, Croatia and the British dependencies in Europe (i.e., Gibraltar, Jersey, Isle of Man, Guernsey), Polish citizens can use their national ID card.
The statement in a Polish passport declares in Polish, English, and French:
- THE AUTHORITIES OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND HEREBY KINDLY REQUEST ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN TO PROVIDE THE BEARER OF THIS PASSPORT WITH ALL ASSISTANCE THAT MAY BE DEEMED NECESSARY WHILE ABROAD.
- WŁADZE RZECZYPOSPOLITEJ POLSKIEJ ZWRACAJĄ SIĘ Z UPRZEJMĄ PROŚBĄ DO WSZYSTKICH, KTÓRYCH MOZE TO DOTYCZYĆ, O OKAZANE POSIADACZOM TEGO PASPORTU WSZELKIEJ POMOCY, JAKA MOŻE OKAZAĆ SIĘ NIEZBĘDNA W CZASIE POBYTU ZA GRANICĄ.
There are currently three designs of Polish passports in use. One design contains biometric data and the inscription EUROPEAN UNION in Polish on the cover (introduced in 2006), and two without those features: one with a red cover (issued 2001-2006) and one with a navy-blue cover (issued prior to 2001). Passports of the old designs retain their validity until the expiration date but are no longer issued.
The two more recent designs are trilingual and written in Polish, English, and French. The oldest of the three designs is additionally written in Russian with the exception of the page with personal data which is only bilingual (Polish and English).
Polish passports are issued for the period of 10 years.
Guatemala. Guatemalan citizens enjoy visa-free access to approximately 100 countries and territories
Belarusian passport is issued to citizens of Belarus and is used for both travelling abroad and internal use. Unlike Russia and Ukraine, there are no "internal passports" in Belarus. Passports are issued by the Ministry of Internal Affairs to those who live in Belarus and by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to those citizens who live abroad.
"AB" series passports are assigned to Brest region, "BM" series passports - Vitebsk region, "HB" series passports - Gomel region, "KH" series passports - Grodno region, "MP" series passports - Minsk city, "MC" series passports - Minsk region, "KB" series passports - Mogilev region, "PP" series passports are assigned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Passports are issued to citizens at any age. Every citizen who gained the age of 16 years are encouraged to get a passport. Passports are reissued at 16, 25 and 45 years old age. Passports have blue covers.
Article 14 of the "Treaty of United State of Russia and Belarus creation" expects future introduction of union citizen documents.
Romania, the passport gives the bearer the right to assistance and protection provided by the diplomatic missions and consular offices of Romania. The passport is the property of the Romanian state. The Romanian passport is the official travel document issued by the Romanian Ministry of Interior and Administrative Reform, through the Community Public Service for Issuing and Evidence of the Simple Passports (Serviciul Public Comunitar pentru Eliberarea şi Evidenţa Paşapoartelor Simple), to Romanian citizens who have the right to travel outside Romania. Romania has begun issuing its biometric passport