About Adobe PDF Formatted Files
Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)

The Adobe PDF format is modeled after the PostScript language and is device and resolution independent. Passport application forms in the Adobe PDF format can be viewed, navigated and printed from a workstation using Acrobat Reader software from Adobe Systems Inc. Adobe Systems, Inc. allows the U.S. Department of State to offer this software free of charge to users downloading passport applications. You must download the Adobe Acrobat Reader version that is suitable for your system from the Adobe web site. Versions of Acrobat Reader are available for Windows, Macintosh, and several other systems.

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If you have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed as a helper application or plug-in in your web browser, you will only be allowed to view and print the document. If you wish to save the file for distribution or later use, see your browser's documentation for information on removing helper applications.

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