Mickey and Minnie Mouse with The Wish
  • On Feb 19, 2023
    Whitney from AL Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Do you have to up load birth certificate for online check or can we just bring it with us at check in?

    Ahoy, Whitney! Welcome to planDisney. Thank you for cruising to us at planDisney with your question. We are fellow guests, passionate about getting your Disney Cruise vacation plans into shipshape!

    You will be able to begin the online check-in process for your cruise 30 days before your embarkation date. As part of this process, you are required to upload a photo of your citizenship document (your birth certificate in your case if you are not using a passport to travel). This expedites the boarding process on the day of your cruise. If you choose to not upload your citizenship document, you will not be able to complete the check-in process and select a Port Arrival Time. Guests that do not have a Port Arrival Time must arrive after 2:00 p.m. (but before the all-aboard time- please check communications from Disney Cruise Line so you arrive in plenty of time)  and can expect a delay in boarding as there will be additional paperwork to sign at the port. 

    It is very important that you keep your important citizenship documentation with you in your carry-on luggage when you arrive at the port. All Guests must show their travel documentation at the port before they can be cleared to board the ship, so please keep that information with you at all times. You may also like to do what my family does, and pack your swimsuits in your day bag that you carry onto the ship. You can change into your swimsuit and enjoy the pools onboard before dinner time. Depending on your ship, you'll have a variety of pools, splash areas, or waterslides to enjoy. The Disney Wish even has the AquaMouse, the first-ever Disney attraction at sea!

    Whitney, there will be so many activities and exciting moments waiting for you on your Disney Cruise Ship! I can't wait for you to step on board and experience the magic for guests of all ages. Have an incredible voyage and please, sail to planDisney any time you have questions for us. We are happy to help. 

    Happy Planning, 


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Meet the Panelist: Adrianna, California

Welcome, fellow voyagers! Like my favorite bibliophile princess, I want adventure in the great wide somewhere! I’m a wife, a mom of two, and my favorite way to find adventure is on board the Disney Cruise Line. I’d love to help you and your sailing crew plan for your own adventures, filled with magic and memories that last a lifetime. Learn More About Adrianna

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