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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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Please check your passport to ensure that you have enough visa pages.
The Passports issued 2001 and particularly those issued during mid 1990s with a validity of 20 years will fall in the category of non-MRPs.
All pages are exhausted due to endorsements, (Passport booklet for the remaining validity period of the current Passport will be issued).
The passport photograph, signature and fingerprint are printed and cannot be modified.
ANKARA, Jan 5, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkish citizens, who have not yet obtained biometric passports (e-passports), will be able to use their old travel documents until November 24, 2015.
The September inauguration of the new passport agency in Dallas, open since July, featured Under Secretary Kennedy and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Passport Services Brenda S.
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.
If the change is more than one year after issuance, customers will need to submit an Application for Passport By Mail (DS-82), together with the passport that needs the change, the documentation required, and new 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.
passport system, utilizing new technologies and equipment, including Informix Dynamic Server.
passport under an assumed identity, a Jamaican drug dealer is located and arrested in Durham, North Carolina.
Here are some tips from travel experts and European guidebooks on everything from planning your trip and packing for it to getting a passport.