• On Dec 21, 2016
    Samantha from SC Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Do my children need passport for cruise?

    Ahoy, Samantha!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! Planning a cruise is an exciting time, and we are so glad you stopped by to "sea" us with your question. 

    Passports for Guests of all ages are required for cruises that depart from a foreign port of call such as Vancouver or Barcelona, but only recommended for sailings that leave and return to the same U.S. port. Birth certificates, the original or a copy of the state-issued, can be used along with a government-issued photo ID (over 16 years of age only). Your young sailors have the option of showing a valid U.S. Passport, a valid U.S. Passport Card or their birth certificate if your sailing is departing and returning to the same U.S. port. 

    My advice is to read over the Passport Information provided on the Disney Cruise Line website so you can make the best decision for your family. Passports are required for air travel from the Bahamas and many of the Caribbean ports of call so they do make a difference in the event of an unlikely emergency. 

    If we can help you further with your plans, please let us know! We are always happy to help.

    Have a magical day!

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Meet the Panelist: Nancy, Georgia

Ahoy there!I'm excited to help you plan a magical voyage filled with pixie dust onboard one of the magnificent Disney cruise ships. As a mom of two,I love planning a Disney cruise and can't wait for you to experience all that DCL has to offer. Learn More About Nancy

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