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Can a 17 year old travel to the US Virgin Islands with an expired passport?

Question: Can we take a 17-year-old to St. Thomas with an expired passport?

Answer: Your son does not need a passport to visit St. Thomas. The passport requirement does NOT apply to U.S. citizens traveling to or returning directly from a U.S. territory. All he needs is a valid driver's license.

U.S. citizens returning directly from a U.S. territory are not considered to have left the United States and do not need to present a passport. U.S. territories include the following: Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Swains Island, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

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