Users' questions

How are fake passports detected?

How are fake passports detected?

The system checks the passport for signs of forgery during the automated procedure of passport recognition and data entry from a passport photo, scan or video stream using ordinary user cameras on a mobile device, from a web camera or scanner, it also highlights the necessary elements and recognizes data in the …

Do fake passports still work?

It depends on how the passports are made but the general answer is no, they don’t work. The cases where the passport works depends upon the quality of the passport, which’ll be usually very costly and depends upon the eyes and experience of immigration officer to judge.

How hard is it to fake a passport?

Of all forms of passport fraud, this is one of the most frightening. Only the very best counterfeits make it past airport security. But authentic blank passports, when filled out correctly, are extremely difficult to detect.

Can you fly with a fake ID?

It is a Felony to attempt to use fake identification for commercial airline travel. Plus you will be placed on the permanent NO FLY list.

Is it illegal to have a fake passport?

Passport fraud is a federal crime. Usually, this crime is committed to facilitate another crime such as, Illegal immigration, Contraband Smuggling, Economic crime, or Terrorism.

Can you fake a US passport?

Fake United States passports, while extremely hard to get, are some of the most sought after identification documents in the world. The best fakes are legitimate passports that are issued based on false identity documents like birth certificates and Social Security cards.

Will a fake ID scan?

While it’s possible to catch fake IDs using simple ID scanners, it’s uncommon for forgers to craft IDs with faulty barcodes or magnetic strips. The majority of ID scanners used today rely solely on these tests alone, most fake IDs in circulation are passing as true when scanned.

Is it against the law to deface money in Thailand?

This also includes defacing Thai money, so don’t step on the local currency, Thai baht (THB). It’s against the law and could result in imprisonment.

Is it illegal to not wear underwear in Thailand?

Under Thai law, it’s illegal to go out in public if you are not wearing underwear. Although we haven’t had any stories of travelers being arrested for this offense, listen to what your mother said and always leave the house wearing a fresh pair of undies. Under Thai law, it’s also illegal to drive a car if you are not wearing a shirt.

Is it illegal to take pictures of Buddha in Thailand?

Some temples won’t allow photography, while others are more relaxed but will still prohibit photographing images or statues of Buddha. Check before taking photos inside temples (if permitted) and avoid taking photos of people praying or worshipping.

Do you need a passport to rent a jet ski in Thailand?

Thai law requires that travelers carry ID at all times, but don’t ever leave your passport as security when renting a motorcycle or jet ski. Instead, use a photocopy, other photo ID or a substantial cash deposit. Here’s why we actually recommend you don’t rent a jet-ski in Patong ever!