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.Welcome to world passports web site, i put together lots of photos of passport as one of not many diffrences between countries.
..Passport a formal document or certification issued by a national government identifying a traveler as a citizen or national with a right to protection while abroad and a right to return to the country of his citizenship. Passports, letters of transit, and similar documents were used for centuries to allow individuals to travel safely in foreign lands, but the adoption of the passport by all nations is a development of the 19th and 20th centuries. A passport is a small booklet containing a description of the bearer and an accompanying photograph that can be used for purposes of identification. Most nations require travelers entering their borders to obtain a visa, i.e., an endorsement made on a passport by the proper authorities denoting that it has been examined and that the bearer may proceed. The visa permits the traveler to remain in a country for a specified period of time. By the late 20th century, the demands of tourism had prompted countries in western Europe to relax their travel regulations so that travelers could enter them without visas, or in some cases even without passports...

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