Weird and Wonderful Passport Facts around the World - Infographic

Who knew there were so many strange rules and regulations used for passports the world over? Thankfully, many of the restrictive rules have now been changed but there was a time when having the wrong a stamp from either side of a warring country could ban you from their enemy!

Check out our infographic below for some of the weird and the wonderful facts about passports!

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