Blog Entries on child passport

Who Signs A Child’s Passport?

Getting a passport for a minor can be a bit of an ordeal. Once you finally have your child’s passport in hand, another question arises: Who signs it? Do you, or does the child? What if your child is too young to write?

You’re not alone in wondering – this is a common question for parents to ask. The answer depends on the age and writing ability of your child.

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New Child Passport Application Forms Will Be More Inclusive

Passport applications forms are getting a makeover in March. What’s changing? So far, the major change that’s been announced is changing the “mother” and “father” fields to ensure that same-sex couples and people in other non-traditional family structures can more easily apply for a child passport for their children.

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How to Get a Passport for a Child

*The passport fees have recently changed. As of April 2nd, 2018, the passport acceptance fee has gone up from $25 to $35.

Getting a child passport is a bit more complicated of a process than getting a passport for an adult.

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How To Get an Expedited Passport for your Adopted Child

Adopting a child is a beautiful thing. Unfortunately, it can be a rather bureaucratic process even under the best of circumstances. Compared to biological parents, adoptive parents often have to deal with an extra layer of red tape, especially if they adopted their child from overseas.

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Getting a Passport For a Family Cruise

Are you trying to decide what to do when the kids get out of school for summer vacation? Here’s a surprisingly cheap idea: take the family on  a cruise! CBS News has a post up that describes the deep discounts the cruise industry is offering to keep itself afloat. 

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