DHS created a timeline that illustrates Visa Waiver Program (VWP) passport requirements. All visitors traveling to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program must have a machine-readable passport by June 26, 2005. New passports issued by on or after October 25, 2005 must have a digital photo and be machine-readable. All passports used by VWP travelers that are issued on or after October 26, 2006 must be machine-readable and have a chip which stores biographical information. AMDOC#: 200509004