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  • Office of Authentications

    28 August 2018

    Washington Express Visas provides prompt and reliable document legalization, authentication and certification services.  We will have one of our specially trained document legalization agents hand-carry your legal documents to the DC Notary & Authentication office (if required), the State Department Authentication office and then to the appropriate Embassy. One of the big questions we receive is “do my documents need to go through the Office of Authentication?” The great news about Washington Express Visas will take all of this off your plate and process these documents for you. Typically the processing time for the Office of Authentication takes 4 business days plus ...

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  • Time to Authenticate Your Documents

    19 July 2018

    Documentation has become an important aspect of everyday life as people become more mobile across countries. If you are only traveling within the United States you likely will not have to deal with getting your documents authenticated. However, if you are traveling outside of the United States and you are intending to use your documents, you need to get your documents authenticated! We often hear that this process can be headache inducing and that is what Washington Express Visas is here for. We want to make this process as easy as possible for you. Here are our tips and recommendations when ...

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  • Looking for an Apostille Service?

    31 May 2018

    It’s no surprise that Apostille Services have become more abundant in our current society given how many Americans are moving to other countries. It used to be rare that you would find an American pack up their life and move to a different country and now it is very common. Being born in the United States no longer means that you are likely to spend your whole life here and often Americans are moving to other countries for job opportunities. Other reasons you may need Apostille Service is because Americans are traveling to ...

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  • TSA To Expedite Screening for Faster Travel For Disabled Military

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    03 April 2013 TSA To Expedite Screening for Faster Travel For Disabled Military

    TSA has made great strides in advancement of security measures since 9/11 to keep travelers safe. However, some of those measures have caused some travelers to feel violated. One past example is the use of graphic airport body scanners. Now, a recent wounded military personnel's encounter with TSA screening has sparked more change in the right direction. The TSA will begin to expand its' program for expedited screening through airports for inactive-duty and inactive "wounded warriors" reported CNN late last week. The expanding of the expedited screening military program comes as a result of a disabled Marine being requested to remove ...

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  • New Thailand And Cambodia Single-Entry Visa

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    08 January 2013 New Thailand And Cambodia Single-Entry Visa

    A single-entry visa is not just going to be held by the European Union any longer. A couple of small countries have decided to join in and see how effective it can be for higher tourism for both of them. Thailand and Cambodia have launched a single-entry visa into their countries. The Asia News Network reported that Thailand and Cambodia have released the launching what is currently known as the Acmecs Single Visa. It is the Asean version of the European Union's Schengen Visa scheme. The Acmecs, the Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy, is made up of five countries, which include ...

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  • US Expects Travel Increase Over Next 5 Years

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    12 December 2012 US Expects Travel Increase Over Next 5 Years

    One of the world’s most desired places to travel is our very own United States. Being the wealthiest and most advanced country in the world, international travelers come to see the beautiful land of the free. From the latest findings, these number of travelers to the US is about to increase in the years to come. The US Department of Commerce has reported that we can expect a 3.6% to 4.3% annual growth in foreign travel of the next five years. In 2012, 66 million international travelers are projected to visit the US, which is a 6% increase from 62.7 million ...

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  • How To Be Healthy While Traveling Abroad

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    26 September 2012 How To Be Healthy While Traveling Abroad

    Health is not just a part of daily life where you are, but also where you travel. Traveling within your native country is one thing, however, traveling outside of your country is another. Having optimal health in a foreign country is very serious. The territory is unfamiliar to your body, therefore, you want to make sure you have everything you need to adapt and remain healthy. Dr Deborah Mills is the author of "Traveling Well". She stated in a recent CNN article, "Don't assume it's going to be OK. You plan for your passport, your visas and you save your money, ...

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  • US Announces New Deportation Policy

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    28 August 2012 US Announces New Deportation Policy

    With so many immigration talks in our government this year, it is priceless to now have an option for young immigrants. There is a peace of mind knowing there is now a way not be deported out of the US as a young immigrant. CNN reported The US has announced a new deportation policy for illegal immigrants. The new deportation program applies to illegal immigrants that are under the age of 30 and have lived in the US since the age of 16. More details of the program are to come, however, young immigrants are already preparing to take advantage the ...

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  • Places To Travel On 4th of July

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    03 July 2012 Places To Travel On 4th of July

    Independence Day, also known as the 4th of July, is the holiday the US commemorates our Declaration of Independence. It is one of the most popular holidays during the year. It also occurs during the best season to travel and have a hot, fun vacation. Statistically from the AAA, 42.3 million Americans will be traveling for the holiday this year, the highest amount within a decade. Whether you are traveling to the United States or abroad, there are some beautiful place in the world to enjoy. If you are taking a vacation this week and seeking where to travel on the ...

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  • Embassy Visa Services Expertise

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    19 May 2011 Embassy Visa Services Expertise

    What is an Embassy? We hear this respected term all the time, yet most people don't fully understand its' function. An Embassy is a diplomatic office in country (usually in the capital city of the host country) where the highest diplomatic officer is the ambassador (or high commissioner, in British Commonwealth). There are thousands of embassies around the world, specifically there are 186 in the United States. The embassy has the role of a diplomatic mission to protect in the receiving State the interests of the sending State, within the limits permitted by international law. ...

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