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Hundreds of ePassports Ready for Collection on Grand Bahama
Hundreds of ePassports Ready for Collection on Grand Bahama

The dedication of additional printing time for ePassport applications out of Grand Bahama has resulted in the completion of hundreds of the new passports ready for collection at the Grand Bahama passport offic

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Passport Office launches Online e-Calendar Application

THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration officially launched its e-Calendar, an online application that will allow Bahamians to apply for their e-Passport and make an appointment at the Passport Office.

Officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, in conjunction with the Ministry of Finance, explained the process, which is aimed at drastically reducing the time-frame in which an e-Passport or machine-readable passport, can be processed and issued.

Applicants can log on to http://epassport.bahamas.gov.bs, fill out the application and submit it to the Passport Office in New Providence.

"We are very proud of the work that has been done. We are now down to two weeks in ...

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Passport Office launches Online E-Calendar Application
Passport Office launches Online E-Calendar Application

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 officially launched its E-Calendar, an online application for Bahamians to apply for their E-passport and make an appointment for enrollment at the Passport Office.

Officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration in conjunction with the ministry of Finance explained the process, which is aimed to drastically reduce the timeframe in which an E-passport or machine-readable passport, is processed and issued....

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Budget Debate By the Deputy Prime Minister
Budget Debate By the Deputy Prime Minister

It is an honour to rise today to present my contribution to the 2010/2011 Budget Debate. At the outset, I wish to extend my sincere appreciation to the wonderful people of the St. Annís constituency, for their constant and steadfast support.

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COB assist Passport Office
COB assist Passport Office

Students of The College of The Bahamas applied their knowledge in computer science and related disciplines to help reduce the backlog of applications for the E-passport at the Passport Office during the summer

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U.S. Embassy Announces Changes to U.S. Visa Application Process and Expanded Drop-Off Hours for Applications for Minor Children
U.S. Embassy Announces Changes to U.S. Visa Application Process and Expanded Drop-Off Hours for Applications for Minor Children

U.S. Government regulations now require all individuals applying for U.S. visas to submit DS-160 visa application forms that are fully accurate and complete.†

Individuals presenting applications containing omissions or errors in biographical data (i.e. name, date of birth, place of birth, passport number, any prior or maiden names, gender)† or purpose of travel will be required to correct the omissions and/or errors to their online applications before their interviews can take place.

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U.S. Embassy Announces Changes to U.S. Visa Application Process and Expanded Drop-Off Hours for Applications for Minor Children

U.S. Government regulations now
require all individuals applying for U.S. visas to submit DS-160 visa
application forms that are fully accurate and complete.  Individuals
presenting applications containing omissions or errors in biographical data (i.e.
name, date of birth, place of birth, passport number, any prior or maiden
names, gender)  or purpose of travel will be required to correct the
omissions and/or errors to their online applications before their interviews
can take place.   Those applicants will be asked to complete the
corrections and return to the Embassy at a later time to complete processing of
their visa applications...  

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Bahamas High Commission in London installs E-passport System
Bahamas High Commission in London installs E-passport System

On his way to South Africa, the Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance stopped at the Bahamas High Commission in London, where he witnessed a demonstration of the new electronic visas and biometric systems for the processing of E-passports.

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TCI News: Judge rejects SIPT bid to withhold Piper's passport and prevent him from traveling to Brazil

A high court judge in
Turks and Caicos Islands on Wednesday rejected an application by special
prosecutors and investigators to prevent a former Cabinet minister from
traveling to Brazil to visit former Premier Michael Misick in jail for
his birthday.

Madame
Justice Margaret Ramsay-Hale said she saw no reason for the Special
Investigation and Prosecution Team (SIPT) to withhold the passport of
McAllister 'Piper' Hanchell, who will be traveling with a group from the
Turks and Caicos Islands this weekend to visit Misick who turns 47 on
February 2nd, and who is jail awaiting extradition to the TCI.

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U.S. Embassy: Limited Consular Hours May 7-8, 2012

Nassau Bahamas - Due to upcoming elections,
the U.S. Embassy in Nassau will offer limited Consular services on Monday, May
7, and Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Visa
interviews and children's visa application drop-off will not take place on
these days. Non-immigrant visa pick-up
will take place from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. on May 7, as previously arranged with
visa applicants. The American Citizen Services Unit will be open for emergency
services and, additionally, for U.S. passport pick-up from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. on
May 7.

All visa applicants are also
advised that the Department of State adjusted visa processing fees worldwide on
April 13, 2012...

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