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Are extra pages needed for visas?

by Diane
(Madison, Wisconsin)

Question: My husband and I travel a great deal. We will be going to Sweden, Netherlands, and Kenya this summer. One passport expires 3 March 2015 and has 2 pages left; the other passport expires 10 December this year, and has only 1 page left. Should we order new visa pages?


Answer: The State Department recommends that passport holders start the renewal process 9 months before its expiration date. Since your and your husband's passports are have only a few months left, it is highly recommended that you renew your passports rather than add visa pages. You may expedite the process if you require so. For complete instructions, click the link below.

Passport Renewal

Neither Sweden nor The Netherlands require U.S. citizens to obtain visas in order to enter. It will be necessary for you and your husband to obtain visas to Kenya. For more information, click the link below.

Kenya Visa Information

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