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Mobile Passport Control to San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today announced the expansion of Mobile Passport Control (MPC) to the Californian gateway.

MPC is the first authorised mobile app to expedite a traveller’s arrival into the United States, allowing eligible passengers to bypass a traditional queue by submitting their passport information and customs declaration form to CBP via smartphone and/or tablet prior to arrival.

“As international traffic grows at SFO, we continue to seek innovative ways to expedite the arrival process for our international travelers,” said airport director John Martin.

“With the expansion of Mobile Passport Control to SFO, our customers now have an efficient new option that allows them to bypass a traditional queue.”

“With the continued expansion of MPC, CBP is following through with our commitment to improving the international arrivals experience for travellers,” said assistant commissioner for office of field operations Todd O…

A British passport is one of the most powerful worldwide

British passport holders have the best access to foreign countries in the world, along with Finland and Sweden, and can enter more countries in the world than America, Canada and Germany.

The two Nordic countries and Great Britain can visit 173 countries using their passports, enjoying visa-free access or simply getting a visa on arrival.

In comparison, US citizens and Germans can visit 172 and Canadians, French and Norwegian can only visit 170. An interesting detail is also, that the citizens of little Austria and Switzerland can visit one more country in the world than Australians with 167.

The map shows that Europe, North America and Australasia have the best access to the world, while South America has moderate access. And it is not surprising that people from Asia and Africa struggle to travel at all.

The nations with the least power in their passport are Afghanistan and Iraq, with habitants only able to visit 28 respectively 31 countries without a visa, or being given a vis…

How powerful is your Passport?

Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom top the list of "How Powerful is your Passport" among 173 countries involved in the survey.

The bottom of the list poses no surprises with countries like Afghanistan, Pakistan, Lebanon, Libya, Syria, Iran, China, Egypt, Nigeria and other African countries with extremely limited access to no more than 28 to 50 countries!

By obtaining Cyprus Citizenship you and your family can Travel freely to over 151 countries!

To 72 countries without any Visa, including Canada, most of South America, Switzerland, Israel, Japan, Korea and Singapore
Unrestricted travel between all European member states including all advantages of being a European.

More than 70 countries grant entry visa upon arrival.
Can easily obtain visas for the US A, China and Russia through the respective embassies in Cyprus.

Since 2012 the Cyprus Government has launched an incentive - Citizenship by Investing - allowing nationals of Third World Countries to attain European Cyp…