VIP Passports and Visa Services
2012 Louisiana Houston, Texas 77002
1.800.876.8472 or 713.659.8472
We are located right next door to the united states passport office in downtown Houston. VIP Passports works closely with the Houston passport agency to help obtain your passports as quickly as possible. VIP Passports has been in business for over 28 years.
Visiting Mexico, Italy, or Egypt may be your lifelong dream, or maybe, you travel around the world for business. Either way you go, you can be sure that you will need a valid US Passport if you plan to travel into or out of the United States. Hopefully, your travels will find you safely to your destination and back home again. But many United States citizens are facing the terror of being victimized by thieves that often have more than stealing your identity in mind.
If you listen to news reports, you are aware that passport theft is on the rise. US passports are an exceptionally valuable commodity on the black market meaning you need to take specific precautions.
As you have probably heard, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Well, when it comes to passport theft, you are your own best friend or worst enemy. While you probably do not want to consider the possibility of being a victim of this often tragic crime, you cannot turn a blind eye to the possibility that it could happen to you. As such, you have to take precautionary measures to insure the safety of your life and the life of people you probably will never meet.
Interpol and the US Department of Justice have joined forces to insure the safety of individuals from around the world. Anyone finding themselves a victim of passport fraud should report the incident immediately. The joint effort of the US Depart of Justice and Interpol will step in and the first thing that both will do is cancel your current US Passports immediately. By canceling or invalidating your stolen passports, you are insuring that your identification and identity cannot be assumed by another person.
Of course, knowing where to go is not always so clear. Start with the local American consulate or embassy if overseas or the passport services at the Department of Justice if you are in the United States. Another reason to report the passport theft as soon as possible is that these are the organizations that will help you get the identification or replacement necessary to get back home.
One important note to mention is that just because you are not traveling does not mean your family’s passports are safe. Every year millions of people have their homes burglarized. Specific people or groups of people will actually break into a home searching for passports. This makes it essential you keep your family’s passports under lock and key. If you have a safety deposit box at a bank, that is the ideal location for your passports.
Just because passport theft is on the rise does not mean you have to be a victim. Precautions such as never leaving your passports in the open or flashing your passports at a restaurant or while walking down the road will help you protect your identity. While you are protecting your own life, you will also be protecting the lives of victims that could be injured by one stolen US passport coupled with a terrorist.
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Passports And Visa Services
VIP Passports, Inc. || 2012 Louisiana St. || Houston, Texas 77002
Toll Free: 1-800-876-8472 || Fax: 713-659-3767
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VIP Passport Services, Inc. specializes in first time passports, passport renewals, lost passports, pages added to passports, child's passports, birth certificates, renewal of passport for any reason, passport photos, immigration photos, gun license photos, job application photos, id photos, id badges, document legalization, international driving permits, notary services and passports in as quick as 24 hours.
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