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Cruise Travel Within the Western Hemisphere from
At the point of embarkation, cruise passengers are asked to present a government-issued photo ID (such as a driver’s license) along with proof of citizenship in the
form of a:
*Cruise lines are allowing official proof of passport application as an acceptable proof of citizenship; this has changed since a previous e-mail.
Cruise Travel with Air Component outside the U.S., within Western Hemisphere
For those cruise passengers flying to board their ship in the Caribbean, Bahamas, Bermuda, Mexico or Canada (such as Alaska cruises out of Vancouver or Hawaii cruises out of Ensenada), they also need to be aware of current air documentation requirements.
Since Jan. 23, 2007, a passport is required for all air travel within the Western Hemisphere and abroad for citizens of the
On June 8, the U.S. government announced that U.S. citizens traveling to Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda who have applied for but not yet received passports can nevertheless temporarily enter and depart from the United States by air with a government issued photo identification and Department of State official proof of application for a passport through September 30, 2007.
Official proof of a
Cruise Travel Outside the Western Hemisphere (such as Europe)
Future Requirements for Cruise Passengers
The U.S. government has not yet issued a final deadline for implementation of travel document deadlines for sea travel within the
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As the government continues to revise the travel document deadlines for
For more information, visit: http://travel.state.gov/.