Passport for an Adopted Child

Obtaining a Passport for an Adopted Child

As involved as the adoption process is already, it may seem overwhelming to have to consider obtaining another legal document for your child. However, the process for obtaining a passport for your adopted child is relatively straightforward. If your child was adopted overseas, he or she is automatically eligible for United States Citizenship under the Child Citizenship Act of 2000. As such, your child does not have to wait for US Citizenship and Immigration Services to mail a Certificate …

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Passport for a Minor Under 16

If you have a child under the age of 16 that needs a passport, some of the rules have changed in the past few years. Here is the step by step instruction for filing for a passport for a minor child who is under 16:

DS 11 Form Completion

The first step for anyone, including children under 16 is to fill out a Form DS-11: Application for a U.S. Passport.  Be sure not …

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Passports for Children and Infants

If you want to travel between the U.S. and another country, then you will need a passport. This includes children under the age of 18 and the rules for these minors are a bit different and more difficult than for those people applying who are over 18.

Proof of parents or guardian is needed

If your children need a passport, then both parents now have to apply for one at the same time …

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Infant and Children’s Passports

What you need to obtain a Passport for a Child or Infant

Passports can be challenging to obtain for adults but even more so are passports for babies and passports for children.  Adults need to submit all of their own personal documents in order to get a passport, but passports for children and passports for babies require a lot more information.  To apply for your child’s passport you will need all of …

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