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The first passport was introduced in the 15th century by King Henry V, in England.
It was introduced to prove one's identity when the travellers used to travel outside the country.
Effects of having the passport were -
Countries used to collect the taxes from the outside travellers, in a sense, it was more like a passport granted as a receipt for paying your taxes in advance. In Islamic countries, it was called Jazia.
Proof of identity if you are in foreign lands because at that time passports were having the information of your physique, from the country you belong, age and other information.
It was issued by the King or monarch, and this guarantees that the person holding it is not fraud, criminal or suspicious personality.