Every country issues passports to citizens of that country.
US passports are issued by the United States Department of State.
Do I need a US passport?
American citizens require passports to exit and enter the US and all other countries in the world.
Does every country have a passport?
Yes, they do issue passports, albeit not necessarily to all or many of their citizens. But at least, some persons would have to travel to other countries or international organizations for representation of the country, and the destination countries would not let them enter without a passport.
Can one travel without a passport?
Without a valid passport, you won’t be allowed on an international flight and are locked into the United States until you pay off the IRS in full. Of course, if you have a second passport, you can use that to leave the US and travel to any country that gives you visa free access.
Do you need a visa for every country?
Why Visas Are Required
Many countries require citizens of other nationality to obtain a visa before they enter their country. Visas are the permission granted by a sovereign nation to a traveler permitting entry for a specific purpose (tourist, business, study, etc.).
Why do we need a passport?
A passport is used to verify one’s country of citizenship. If traveling outside your country, it is used to regain entry into your country of citizenship. Passports include your photo, name, birth date, gender and physical characteristics. For U.S. citizens, some countries only require a passport for re-entry.