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Old November 14th, 2006, 08:52 PM
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Hi all

I am sailing on the Norwegian Wind on Nov. 18 2006 and I have a Canadian passport that expires withen 6 months. Am I still allowed to take the cruise? I heard something from someone that I will not be allowed on the cruise if I have a passport expiring withen 6 months.

I really hope this is not true... can anybody confirm please?
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Old November 14th, 2006, 09:53 PM
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Hi cruisenub,

Welcome to Cruisemates!

Go here:

http://www.ncl.com/nclweb/cruiser/st...irements#Proof for the requirements to cruise on NCL.

Confused, after you read it? Don' feel alone ! Even though NCL "updated" their website, it's still almost impossible to find what you're looking for!

If I were you, I'd take the "almost" expired passport, your "official" birth certificate (not the hospital certificate), and your photo ID (driver's license).

You should be okay with all of these!
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Old November 14th, 2006, 10:26 PM
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OK thanks alot I will take all of those with me!

Thanks again

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Old November 15th, 2006, 02:01 PM
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Many countries require a valid passport that is good for at least 6 months after entry into the country.

Now on The NCL site that was referenced it says: "Valid or recently expired passport (preferred)".

So as far as NCL cares, your passport is good enough.

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