Travel Tips and Passport Information

You May Need a Passport For Domestic Flights in 2020

Domestic Air Travel & Passport Requirements

Updated 1/22/2020

Do you need a passport for domestic flights? No, but you do need a valid ID and your drivers license may no longer be acceptable. The Real ID Act is in full effect and most states now issue compliant IDs. But that doesn’t mean your current drivers license is valid for domestic air travel. You may need to update your ID or get a passport in order to fly within the USA.

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Do You Need a Passport to Go to Canada?

Do you need a passport to go to Canada? Yes, a passport is now required for all international travel. However, there are some exceptions for minors and certain cruises. While there may be some circumstances where a passport is not required, the smart and safe traveler will carry a valid passport for all travel outside the country.

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Passport Photos: Where to Get Them

The passport photo is the number one reason for applications to be denied. It’s important you take the perfect passport photo to avoid costly delays. Routine passport processing takes 6-8 weeks or longer.

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Can You Smile For A Passport Photo?

Did you know you can’t wear eyeglasses for a passport photo anymore? Did you know you shouldn’t smile in your passport photo? The passport photo is the number one reason passport applications are denied, rejected, or suspended.

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US Passport Requirement to Canada

US Passports Vs Enhanced Driver’s Licenses

US travel document requirements have changed for Americans traveling to Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean by land or sea. US passports were previously only required for air travel to these countries-people traveling by land or sea could simply use their driver’s licenses and birth certificates (or other proof of citizenship).

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