[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 10 (Thursday, January 15, 1998)]
[Page 2445]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-1009]



Bureau of Consular Affairs
[Public Notice 2706]

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Application 
for Passport/Registration (DSP-11).


SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. 
The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in 
the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. This process is 
conducted in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
    The following summarizes the information collection proposal 
submitted to OMB:
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Organizating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs.
    Title of Information Collection: Application for Passport/
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Form Number: DSP-11.
    Respondents: Citizens and Nationals of the United States who are 
applying for registration as a U.S. citizen abroad.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,400,000.
    Average Hours Per Response: 20 minutes.
    Total Estimated Burden: 1,466,666.6 hours.
    Public comments are being solicited to permit the agency to--
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper performance of the agency functions.
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection.
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
     Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of technology.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT: Comments regarding the collection 
listed in this notice or requests for copies of the proposed collection 
and supporting documents should be directed to Charles S. Cunningham, 
Directives Management Branch, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 
20520, (202) 647-0596.

    Dated: December 23, 1997.
Glen H. Johnson,
Acting Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 98-1009 Filed 1-14-98; 8:45 am]