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International Adoption: Passport Issues

Information on getting passports for yourself and your adopted child.

The US Department of State Passport Services Office

A passport is an internationally recognized travel document that verifies the identity and nationality of the bearer. A valid U.S. passport is required to enter and leave most foreign countries. Only the U.S. Department of State has the authority to grant, issue or verify United States passports.

The  best way to get your questions about passports answered is to go to the U.S. Department of State website.

Additional Information

For more information on how to renew a passport, please click: How to renew a passport.