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Do Babies Need Passports?

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Passports for Babies and Toddlers

One question that keeps coming up again and again in the comments section is this: “Do babies need passports of their own?” It’s not necessarily an unreasonable question– after all, they don’t necessarily need their own plane tickets, so why would they need their own ID?

Alas, in most countries the era of the “family passport” has long since passed. 

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Where Do You Go For a Passport?

If you are applying for a new adult passport, child passport, or replacing a lost or stolen passport, you are required to submit your application in person. Where do you go to get a passport in person?

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Can you get a passport during a government shutdown?

Can You Get a Passport During a Government Shutdown?

*Updated February 12th, 2019*

If you are traveling soon and you need your passport during a government shutdown, you need to apply for your passport immediately. Many of the past government shutdowns only keep the passport offices open while funds are available.

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Will My Passport Number Change on My Passport Renewal?

Will My Passport Number Change on My Passport Renewal?

Nobody likes having to keep track of important numbers, and we all have too many to remember: social security numbers, driver’s license numbers, bank account numbers and passport numbers.  We often get asked whether or not the passport number on a passport renewal will be the same as the passport number on the existing passport.

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