[Answered] Do you want to know the ‘Place of Issue’ of your passport? Here you can learn, where the US, UK, Australia, Canada & Other country passports were issued.
Table of Contents
- 1 How do I know where my passport was issued?
- 1.1 How to find ‘place of issue’ on US passport?
- 1.2 How to find ‘place of issue’ on UK passport?
- 1.3 What is the ‘place of issue’ on Australian passport?
- 1.4 How to I know the place of issue of my New Zealand passport?
- 1.5 How to know the ‘place of issue’ for other country passports?
- 1.6 You can also read the following:
How do I know where my passport was issued?
If you are applying for a visa, there might be a field asking you to enter the passport’s place of issue. You might wonder, ‘where to find the place of issue on the passport?’ But if you look at the front page of the passport, it will be present below the ‘Authority/Autorité‘.
How to find ‘place of issue’ on US passport?
In the above specimen, you can see ‘United States Department of State‘ under the ‘Authority‘ in the lower right corner. This is the ‘place of issue’ for the US passport holders. [Please Note: Not all US passports have the ‘United States Department of State’ under the ‘Authority’. Some might have ‘National Passport Center‘ or name of the office which issued the passport such as ‘DC‘, ‘Miami‘, ‘New Orleans‘ etc.
So, you have to just type what in given under ‘Authority‘ on your US passport as the ‘place of issue’ on your visa application form.
How to find ‘place of issue’ on UK passport?
If you are from the UK and have a valid passport then navigate to the front page. You can see the Authority/Autorité. If you have ‘IPS’ under the Authority/Autorité on your UK passport then type the passport place of issue as ‘IPS‘. If you have something else then just mention it.
What is the ‘place of issue’ on Australian passport?
The above is a sample of the Australian passport front page. You can see the ‘issuing authority’ which is Australia. You have to mention ‘Australia’ as the place where your passport issued. If you have something else other than ‘Australia’ under the ‘Authority’ field then type the same in your visa application.
How to I know the place of issue of my New Zealand passport?
From the given above image, you can see the place where the passport was issued. Just type it on your visa form. You can also check other required details for your visa form on the first page of your passport.
How to know the ‘place of issue’ for other country passports?
It is usually under the field ‘authority’ on the front page of your passport. You can also find other important details such as the ‘date of issue of the passport’, ‘passport number’, ‘passport expiry date’. If you have any more doubts then please let us know below.