22 CFR 51.23 - Identity of applicant.

§ 51.23 Identity of applicant.

(a) The applicant has the burden of establishing his or her identity.

(b) The applicant must establish his or her identity by the submission of a previous passport, other state, local, or federal government officially issued identification with photograph, or other identifying evidence which may include an affidavit of an identifying witness.

(c) The Department may require such additional evidence of identity as it deems necessary.

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Executive Order ... 10718

Executive Order ... 11295

Title 22 published on 2015-11-25

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 22 CFR Part 51 after this date.

  • 2016-09-30; vol. 81 # 190 - Friday, September 30, 2016
    1. 81 FR 67156 - Passports: Service Passports
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      DEPARTMENT OF STATE
      Interim final rule.
      This rule is effective on September 30, 2016. The Department of State will accept comments on this interim final rule until November 29, 2016.
      22 CFR Part 51
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