A passport or passport card is required for both departure from and re-entry to the U.S. Every citizen must have a valid passport — even babies. A passport is valid for 10 years if issued to a person 16 or older, but only five years if the person was 15 or younger when issued.
AAA Travel Agency can assist you with your passport photos and application. However, only the U.S. Department of State can actually issue a U.S. passport.
Don't delay! You should submit your passport renewal or apply for a new passport several months in advance of your planned departure as it typically takes 10-13 weeks for processing, sometimes more depending upon the situation.
All travelers who wish to obtain a U.S. Passport must provide a regulation-sized photograph at time of application. The photo must be in color and measure exactly 2 inches by 2 inches. AAA member passport photo fees are:
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An International Driving Permit, often referred to as an International Driver’s License, is valid in 150 countries worldwide. It serves as both a driver’s license and ID, containing your name, photo and driver information in 10 languages. An IDP is available through select AAA offices.
AAA is one of only two private entities in the U.S. authorized by the U.S. Department of State to issue an IDP. An IDP is recommended for international travelers — even if you are not planning to drive. Some countries require an IDP. IDPs may only be issued a maximum of six (6) months in advance of the desired effective date.
To obtain an International Driving Permit, you will need to provide:
If you are not able to visit a AAA branch office with IDP services, your IDP can be obtained through the mail. Simply mail the following to the AAA office nearest you offering IDPs (check locally for availability and payment options):