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passport to something

Fig. something that allows something good to happen. John's new girlfriend is his passport to happiness. Anne's new job is a passport to financial security.
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Kenyans living in Africa, Australia and Asia will pay Sh5,000 for a 32-page passport and Sh6,500 for a 48-page passport.
The passport holder shall obtain receipts from both the LNP and INS indicating that the required reports were made.
Official sources on Thursday said establishing Executive Passport Offices (EPOs) in major cities of the country is also in process where people would get all facilities for getting their passports.
Please check your passport to ensure that you have enough visa pages.
The passport photograph, signature and fingerprint are printed and cannot be modified.
Replying to inquiries on the newly introduced e-passports, the Turkish Police Department said on Wednesday that citizens with unexpired passports would be able to use their old passports until the year 2015.
Also in September, the bureau opened a passport center in Tucson, Ariz.
Those applying for passports must have evidence of citizenship, two passport photos, and current photo identification.
The new passports contain all the data on the paper version -- name, birth date, gender, etc.
One of the main reasons for a delay in the passport process is a problem with the passport picture.
Another 10-per-cent reduction is expected in northwestern Ontario as a result of the passport issue, Cumming says.
Passport Re-Application Form (DS 04), together with the passport that needs the change, the documentation required, and new passport pictures.
The RFID microchips store basic data, including the passport holder's name, date of birth, and place of birth.
As Minister with responsibility for the UK Passport Agency, I have been closely involved in trying to sort this out.
The Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services of the U.