How to Obtain a Child's Passport

Written by William Manor

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5. Photo ID

Your own passport or drivers license will do.

6. Passport Application Form DS-11

Fill outrepparttar form carefully. Don't sign it until requested byrepparttar 146979 passport acceptance officer. The child's signature is required if he or she is older than 14 years.

7. Two passport photos of your child

The State Department has strict rules about passport photos. Your best bet is to get new photos from a professional passport photo service.

8. Payment

You will have at least three fees -repparttar 146980 Passport Application Fee,repparttar 146981 Execution Fee andrepparttar 146982 Security surcharge.

For children age 16 or older,repparttar 146983 passport fee is $55,repparttar 146984 security surcharge is $12 andrepparttar 146985 execution fee is $30. The total is $97.

For children under age 16,repparttar 146986 passport fee is $40,repparttar 146987 security surcharge is $12 andrepparttar 146988 execution fee is $30. The total is $82.

An expediting fee of $60 must also be paid torepparttar 146989 U.S. Department of State if you want to obtain your child's passport within 2 weeks.

Want to avoid problems, start early and followrepparttar 146990 requirements thoroughly. What do you do when a problem does arise? Rememberrepparttar 146991 first requirement for obtaining a child's passport.

William Manor is owner and webmaster of U.S. Passport Service Guide, a comprehensive site for travel visa and passport information with reviews of passport expediting services.

Things to see on your next Torrevieja and Alicante holiday

Written by Robert Carlton

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Natural Parks to visit

When you leave Torrevieja onrepparttar highway marked C-332, you will be heading forrepparttar 146978 Natural park ofrepparttar 146979 Lagoons ofrepparttar 146980 Mata. To be sure you will be able to visit this paradise correctly, it would be recommendable to get information and book a date because there is a maximum of 35 people allowed at a time. The most interesting fauna arerepparttar 146981 birds likerepparttar 146982 stone curlew and inrepparttar 146983 winter there is a great concentration ofrepparttar 146984 diving birds and important nucleus of storks, eagles and and avocets. Onrepparttar 146985 other hand,repparttar 146986 salt swamps export salt all overrepparttar 146987 world. And if that was not enough, salt baths are also recommended for some types of illnesses such as arthritis and skin diseases having become quite popular inrepparttar 146988 19th century. Butrepparttar 146989 best part of this excursion is whenrepparttar 146990 sun reflects in these salt mountains.

Even though this city has a lot to do, it is easy and fun to make day excursion travelling uprepparttar 146991 Costa Blanca to visit Santa Pola onrepparttar 146992 outskirts of Alicante, then on to Benidorm with its fantastic theme parks of all kinds, Altea and Javea. Getrepparttar 146993 most out of your stay and travel.

Robert Carlton contributes many articles to . The author is working on topics such as travel tips on Alicante and the Costa Blanca Spain.

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