Notice of request for public comment.
The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
The Department will accept comments from the public up to May 15, 2017.
You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
Web: Persons with access to the Internet may comment on this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the document by entering Start Printed Page 13916“Docket Number: DOS-2017-0010” in the Search field. Then click the “Comment Now” button and complete the comment form.
You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, to PPT Forms Officer, U.S. Department of State, CA/PPT/S/L 44132 Mercure Cir, P.O. Box 1227, Sterling, VA 20166-1227, or PPTFormsOfficer@state.gov.
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Title of Information Collection: Statement of Non-Receipt of a U.S. Passport.
OMB Control Number: 1405-0146.
Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection.
Originating Office: Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services, Office of Legal Affairs and Law Enforcement Liaison (CA/PPT/S/L/LA).
Form Number: DS-86.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,330.
Estimated Number of Responses: 15,330.
Average Time per Response: 15 minutes.
Total Estimated Burden Time: 3,833 hours.
Frequency: On occasion.
Obligation to Respond: Required To Obtain a Benefit.
We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to:
- Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department.
- Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used.
- Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected.
- Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your personal information, will be available for public review.
Abstract of Proposed Collection
The Statement of Non-Receipt of a U.S. Passport, Form DS-86 is used by the U.S. Department of State to collect information for the purpose of issuing a replacement passport to customers who have not received the passport for which they originally applied.
Passport applicants who do not receive their passport documents are required to complete a Statement of Non-Receipt of a U.S. Passport form DS-86, which can be downloaded from travel.state.gov or a hard copy obtained from an Acceptance Facility/Passport Agency. The form must be completed, signed, and then submitted to the Acceptance Facility/Passport Agency for passport re-issuance.
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Brenda S. Sprague,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2017-05062 Filed 3-14-17; 8:45 am]
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