Passport Fees to Increase Today

Posted July 13, 2010 by & filed under Uncategorized.

From Arizona Daily Star, Passport fees will increase significantly today. A traditional passport book for a first-time applicant will cost $135, up from $100. Renewing a passport book will cost $110, up from $75. Ordering a new passport card will cost $55, up from $45. The increases are based on a cost-of-service study completed… Read more »

Mexico's Passport Requirement Eased for Baja

Posted February 17, 2010 by & filed under Baja, Border Crossing, Driving to Mexico.

A new Mexican law requiring U.S. visitors to provide passport identification when entering Mexico by land, sea and air will not be enforced at border crossings in Baja California, according to authorities in Tijuana. Mexico’s top Baja immigration official, Francisco Javier Reynoso Nuño, stated, “We’re going to stay the same,” after a meeting with state… Read more »