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Do I need 2 appointments renew the passports of my 2 children?

Question: We have two children under 16 years old who were born in the US and do have a American passports but are now living with us in Germany. Their

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Passport expiration date is very near

Question: My US passport will expire on Feb 2. I will travel to Trinidad & Tobago (via Miami) from the Dominican Republic in the first week of January.

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Safe Trip Abroad | International Travel Safety

Safe travel tips for U.S. citizens who travel abroad including packing, security, money, and legal issues to prepare for - International travel does not have to be scary if you prepare for the worst before you leave.

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Foreign Entry Requirement Information - Qatar to Rwanda

Foreign entry requirements for countries that begin with Q and R. Travel documents you need to visit countries from Qatar to Rwanda.

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How Long Does It Take to Get a Passport?

Learn how long it takes to get a passport. A review of what affects U.S. passport application form processing times.

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U.S. Embassy and Consulates List

List of U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide. Find an embassy or consulate near you.

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Expedited Passport Renewal FAQ

The expedited passport renewal FAQ provides answers to the most frequently asked questions that American citizens ask concerning the expediting of passport renewals.

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Embassy Links

Embassy links for countries that require a visa for entry.

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Foreign Entry Requirements - Cambodia to Czech Republic

Foreign entry requirements for countries that begin with C. Travel documents required to enter Cambodia, Canada, China and many other countries.

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Submit Your Travel Articles

Submit travel articles to U.S. Passport Service Guide's travel article directory.

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The 5 Best Canadian Cities for Americans to Visit

An in-depth look into 5 Canadian cities including sights to see, amenities, costs, required documentation, best times to visit, climates, and travel times - Learn what the experts suggest when it comes to where to stay and what to do along with some of their favorite travel hacks for the perfect Canadian vacation experience!

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How can a 16 years old renew a passport while in the UK?

Question: My daughter has a American Passport and now she is visiting the UK. But her passport is expiring soon; can she renew her passport while she is

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Passport Pages Needed to Travel

Find out how many passport pages you need to travel to the countries you plan to visit.

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Tourist Visa - Requirements and How to Apply

Tourist visa requirements for traveling to international destinations. Find out about what qualifies as tourism travel as well as the tourist visa application process and associated fees.

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Travel to Vietnam

Travel to Vietnam and tour great destinations like Saigon and Ho Chi Minh City.

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