Paspic launches in the US new biometric passport photo checking

July 26, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Today Paspic Limited launches in the US http://www.paspic.com/usa, the Internet's first biometric e-photo booth (patents pending) that checks instantly if your photo fits the requirements and cuts it to size, guaranteeing that the customerís passport photos will not be rejected by the Passport Services Office.

Paspic has been supplying quality passport photographs in the United Kingdom for the last 6 years to customers who order them over the internet. As from today we are bringing our expertise gained in the UK to the United States. Since the passport authorities have introduced strict biometric requirements more and more people have had their passport photos rejected. Paspic has introduced an innovative and unique Platform - their free automated service checks instantly if your photo fits the requirements and cuts it to size. The customer can order their passport photos and the passport photo prints are posted to them within 24 hours.
Quick, secure and convenient, this free service offers the reassurance that the passport photo will be accepted by the US Passport Services Office without the hassle. Paspic provides a genuine solution to mothers with babies, people who have difficulties travelling and those who simply want to save time and money, but do not want to risk having the photo rejected by the Passport Services Office.
The Paspic website includes tutorial videos demonstrating how to take your passport photograph from the comfort of your home using your digital camera.
The cost of the Passport Photo printing service is $6.99 per set. Postage is free.
QUALITY CONTROL: The Paspic team manually checks all passport photos ordered before posting them to our customers. If the photo is not compliant the customer is notified by email and asked to provide a new picture.
NOTES TO EDITORS:
PasPic Limited provides a free online automated biometric checking service
The Paspic products include several important features that set them apart from other products that may be considered competitive:
- They are lower in cost.
- They are high quality (Paspic uses the most advanced digital photographic printers).
- They are available over the Internet: you can take the photograph from the comfort of your home using your digital camera and the prints are delivered to your doorstep.
- You can make sure that you look good in your passport photograph.
- The customer has the choice of photograph s/he is going to use.
According to the US State Department, in fiscal year 2007 12,333,428 passport applications were received. (Even if only 5% of passport photos are rejected, this adds up to more than 600,000 disappointed individuals).
Paspic® is a Registered Trademark. Patent pending.
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For further information:
Contact Charlotte Howarth, E-mail:charlotte@Paspic.co.uk, Tel.: +441273704416, Fax: +448701680465 or visit their Web site: http://www.paspic.com/usa