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Old March 16th, 2007, 09:00 PM
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I am debating about getting a passport for my son now or waiting until this summer when he turns 18. Does it matter? Or should I just get it now? (like will he get a "child's passport" that I would have to renew when he turns 18? otr is it just a regular ol' passport?)
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Old March 16th, 2007, 10:11 PM
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Hi Raina,

Here's the link to the Gov't children's passport site:

http://travel.state.gov/passport/get...first_830.html

It looks to me like your 17 year old will be considered an "adult" when applying for a passport and the passport will be good for 10 years.

If I were you, I'd go ahead and apply for his passport, but also get another certified copy of his birth certificate (the original has to be sent in with the passport application), since it's now taking so long to get a passport.
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Hi Fern,
Thanks for the great link! I guess I will just go ahead and apply now.
I see your next cruise is coming soon...have a wonderful time!!
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Thanks, Raina!

We're celebrating my BD and our 25th anniversary , so it's sure to be wonderful!
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