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if you have children AND a current passport please answer

my husband is trying to convince me that our kids (ages 6 + 4 1/2) don't need their own passports. They can "buddy up on ours". I think this is false. Maybe it was true years ago, but no longer. ???

 
hibbingmom

Asked by hibbingmom at 11:09 PM on Jan. 31, 2011 in Travel

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Answers (15)
  • We all have one. Dd is on her second. They are required to go outside the country. Better yet to get back in!
    Noosa

    Answer by Noosa at 11:15 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Each child needs his/her own passport.
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 11:10 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • From http://travel.state.gov/passport/get/minors/minors_834.html

    All minors regardless of age, including newborns and infants, must have their own passport when traveling internationally by air

    Christina807

    Answer by Christina807 at 11:17 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Nope sorry, each one gets their own. When I was little and our family lived in Germany (dad was in the Air Force) we had a group photo.
    Kathy675

    Answer by Kathy675 at 11:12 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • they must have their own!! Although an adults lasts 10 years a childs only lasts 4 i believe. They should lower the price in my opinion.
    chefjen

    Answer by chefjen at 11:20 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Here is the link you need which will show him in black and white that they need their own passports.


    http://travel.state.gov/passport/get/minors/minors_834.html

    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 12:43 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • Even my infant had to have one! She was 6 months when she got hers =P
    Nanixh

    Answer by Nanixh at 11:28 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Yes they will need their own, and to get it you'll both have to go with
    Supervane

    Answer by Supervane at 11:48 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • What on earth makes him think this? Are they not human beings? They absolutely need their own passports. Mine are 6 and 7 and have had a passport since about 4 months and now have several stamps in it.
    jeanclaudia

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 1:50 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • Definitely false. If you are traveling to an area that requires YOU to have a passport, your children need one as well. This has always been true; I've personally had one since I was a year old because we traveled internationally a lot. My kids have had passports since they were a year old too.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:06 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

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