Planning a trip abroad with the kids? They’ll need a passport just like you. The only difference is there are a few more hoops to jump though. Take a deep breath, build up your patience, and follow these numerous (but simple) steps to get a passport for your minor age 15 or younger:
It’s a lot to take in, but it’s for the safety and security of your own children. Over the years, new requirements have been added to battle child abduction and trafficking. As it is in most cases, it’s better to be safe than sorry.
If you hit a snag in the process or have additional questions, additional information on the steps listed above can be found on the travel.state.gov website. Safe and happy travels!