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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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Passports Vs. Passport Cards

You can now apply for a passport book and a passport card. What’s the difference between passports vs. passport cards? Which type of passport do you need for your trip? The passport book is valid for all international travel.

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Can I Track My Passport Application?

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update for Passport Processing: Expediting services are temporarily limited. Passport status checks are not currently being updated. 

It’s completely normal to feel just a wee bit nervous after you drop your passport application in the mail, especially if you’re on a deadline.

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