My wife and I are applying for our passports this up-
coming week and we are considering whether or not to get
a passport for our 6-year old daughter. I know that the
passports are good for ten years, but her physical
features are going to change so much over the next few
years, I have to wonder if I should wait on hers for now.
Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
I think for the ease in traveling, I'd go ahead and just get her one, I think they expect that the pics will be different in a few years, but since 911 I wouldn't travel without one, and since you are getting them anyway, why not, just makes sense.
Go ahead and get the passport. Without one you still would need a certified birth certificate AND a photo ID issued by some goverment authority. Easier to get the passport. BTW, for age 16 and under I believe, they are only good for five years at a time due to how much they change. It is still worth it IMHO and necessary to travel to come countries. I have this sneaky suspicion that they will soon be required for any travel outside the USA in order to re-enter the USA. I can see the writing on the wall on this.
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