U.S. passport Law and Legal Definition

U.S. passport refers to passports that are issued to citizens and non-citizens nationals of the U.S. The U.S. passport is issued exclusively by the U.S. Department of State. U.S. passport contains fibers of different colors and a strip in all pages visible in black light. U.S. passport booklets are valid for travel by Americans anywhere in the world. The U.S. passport is in conformity with the recommended standards of the International Civil Aviation Organization.