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Do children need their own passport or can they be added to their parents’?

You should get a passport for your child or children (under 16 years) if you plan to fly to another country. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has recommended a policy requiring every individual who travels by air to have his or her own travel document. Some countries in the EU do allow other EU citizens to enter without a passport, however you and your family may be asked at any time to prove your identities, so the best practice for everyone, including your children, to have his or her own passport. This will ensure safe and easy entry and re-entry for your family. To view the UK’s requirements for minors, visit: http://www.firstchoice.co.uk/help/before-you-go/passports-and-visas/. For information about traveling in Europe today visit: Europe 2010 (http://europa.eu/travel/doc/index_en.htm)

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How do I find the passport, Visa or other entry requirements for a specific country?
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