Embassy of the
December 11, 2003
December 11, 2003
The Department of State has requested this office to inform your that it has revoked U.S. Passport Number Z7792702 issued to you on January 24, 1997 at the American Embassy at Bern, Switzerland, and any other U.S. Passport you may possess, whether issued to you in your true identity or not, under the provisions of section 51.70(A)(1) and 51.72(A) of title 22 of the code of federal regulations which read as follows:
51.70 – Denial of Passports – (A) A passport, except for
direct return to the United States, shall not be issued in
any case in which: (1) The applicant is the subject of an
outstanding federal warrant of arrest for a felony,
including a warrant issued under the Federal Fugitive Act
(18 U.S.C. 1073).
Section 51.72 – Revocation or Restriction of Passports – A passport may be revoked, restricted or limited where: (A) the national would not be entitled to issuance of a new passport under Section 51.70 or 51.71.
Department’s action is predicated upon evidence that you are
the subject of a warrant for arrest issued on
further use of any
You are advised of your right to a hearing under sections 51.80 through 51.89 of the passport regulation, a copy of which is enclosed. If you should desire such a hearing, you must notify this office within 60 days after receipt of this notice. However, such a hearing would be limited to determining whether or not you are the subject of the warrant of arrest and if the appropriate passport regulations were properly applied. Furthermore, you are advised that a request for hearing does not repeal does not serve to stay the revocation action taken by the Department of State.
revocation of the passport/s in no way affects your
eligibility to be documented for direct and immediate return
States of America