The year was 1945 when the most furious of wars came to an end and people took a sigh of relief. Millions of people were displaced from their homelands and often found themselves in hostile Countries.
The victorious nations claimed their right to newly acquired lands and started to device plans on how to rule better on these countries. So the plans implied the decolonization of large continents.
The rulers started to draw new borders. In order to stop less favorable people coming into new countries, new governments enforced the rule of controlled immigration. And it is still a benchmark convention followed by countries.
The first step to be able to travel to different countries, one has to acquire a Passport. Remember that without a passport, which is treated as a valid document, you can’t enter into another country.
“A passport is an official document issued by a one’s own government entitling him or her that he has a valid ID and citizenship, certifying them to travel to and from a country under its protection”.
To acquire a passport for a country, one has to go through a rigorous and gentle set of steps. Every country has its own set of rules with a little or no difference from their neighboring countries. This fact could be used in your own favor as you can apply in their neighboring countries as well.
There are different types of a passport government issues to its citizens.
- An Ordinary passport or Ordinary Machine Readable passport which is issued to all the citizens for travel, vacations and study purposes
- A diplomatic passport which are issued to diplomats and other entitled categories in pursuance of passport and visa manuals mainly top-ranking government officials. It is a type “D” passport.
- An official passport is issued to diplomats who are traveling to a country on official government business.
The passport signifies a great strength as it is issued by the government and is the submission of the fact that your rights are protected.
Everyone is advised to have a passport as it is a gateway to opportunities in different countries. A passport holder can apply to overseas universities and job fairs. In the time of crisis, he or she can fly away to a safe zone in another country. ,
It helps to scrutinize the favorable people from less favorable people.
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