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Do passports need to be valid for 6 months for trip to Spain?

by MJ
(Chicago)

Question: I am a teacher traveling with students to Spain in March/April. Do all passports need to be valid for 6 months beyond our stay?


Answer: Spain is party to the Schengen Agreement and, as such, requires all visitors to possess passports with at least three (3) months of validity beyond the proposed stay in the country.

Anyone whose passport does not presently meet this requirement should apply for a renewal. Since your trip is not until March of next year, there is plenty of time. Routine processing takes 4-6 weeks.

For complete details of the passport renewal processing, click the link below.

How to Renew a Passport

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by: Anonymous

Question: My son just turn 18 and his passport expires soon. Are there special requirements for him to get to renew his passport?

Answer: Passports issued to minors cannot be renewed by mail. Your son needs to visit an application acceptance facility and submit Form DS-11 and all supporting documents. For more information, visit get a new passport.

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