It can be difficult to travel with a child, especially a baby. Before you even consider making travel plans for your child, it is important to have everything in order. If you plan to travel internationally, you will need to go through additional hoops, such as getting your child a passport. Although this might seem daunting, we are here to tell you that getting a passport for your child is not as difficult as it seems.
Are you ready to start the process but not sure where to start? This article will show you how to obtain a passport for your newborn.
How to Get a Baby’s Passport?
You may wonder if your baby will need a passport if you plan to travel internationally with them. Yes! No matter what age, anyone wishing to travel internationally must have a passport.
What documents are required to get an infant a passport?
To make it easy for your baby to get a passport, you should have these documents available:
- You will need to provide proof of citizenship for your infant
- Passport Application DS-11
- Photo of a Passport Type
- Two Original Letters Of Authorization (if your child is applying for a passport)
- A copy of your valid photo ID
- Payments to the Government
- Two weeks to provide proof of departure
- Photocopy all Application Materials
- Sealed Envelope Waiver
How do I sign my baby’s passport?
Your infant may not be able to sign their passport yet. One of your child’s guardians or parents will have to sign their passport. You will need to print the baby’s name and sign your name. Then, in parentheses, indicate your relationship with the child. It’s that simple!
You may be curious about the time it takes to obtain a passport for your infant. We can assist you in getting your child a passport as soon as possible. If interested in this service, you will need to call ahead. It is offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
How can I get my baby a passport?
It is easy to get your child a passport. You can start the passport application process with us if you are ready. You will need to complete the following information: Gather all required documents, pay the fees, and send the items to us. Send us all the items. After processing your baby’s passport application, you will receive their complete passport.
How long is a baby’s passport valid?
Adult passports can be valid for ten years, but a newborn passport is only valid for five years. The passport is valid for five years from the date it was issued to your baby. You will need to apply again for a child passport after five years.
Getting a passport for your child doesn’t need to be difficult. We hope you found this article helpful and understand the process better. Contact our team to get more details if you have questions about getting your child’s passport. We are happy to assist! We’ll take you wherever you want to go, no matter what!