Passport and Travel Documents

Yes, the passport is valid for travel to the United States.

The fact that it may not be valid for at least six months beyond your date of departure from the United States will not affect your eligibility to travel.

The United States has an agreement with the United Kingdom automatically extending the validity of a passport for six months past the passport’s expiration date. Therefore, your passport need remain valid only for the duration of your stay in the United States.

If you are traveling visa free, and your passport is valid for less than 90 days, you will be admitted only until the date the passport expires.

If your passport is damaged, we recommend that you obtain a new passport before applying for the visa to avoid any delay in the processing of your application.

Yes, five-year passports issued by the U.K. Passport Agency are valid for travel to the United States.

If the passport is damaged, we recommend that you obtain a new passport before applying for the visa to avoid any delay in the processing of the application.

If you are traveling visa free under the Visa Waiver Program, you and your child will require individual passports.

However, if you wish to apply for a visas and the passport is considered valid for travel by the issuing authority, you may submit the passport in support of your application.

Please note that you will be required to complete a visa application and pay MRV application fees for both you and your child.

If your passport is damaged, we recommend that you obtain a new passport before applying for the visa to avoid any delay in the processing of your application.

For certain nationalities, the passport or other travel document must be valid for at least six months beyond the proposed stay in the United States. The six-month requirement does not apply to United Kingdom passports. If you will be applying for a visa using a passport of a different nationality, please click here to find out if the validity requirement applies.

If you are traveling visa free under the Visa Waiver Program and your passport is not valid for 90 days, you will be admitted until the date on which the passport expires.

If your passport is damaged, we recommend that you obtain a new passport before applying for the visa to avoid any delay in the processing of your application.

If the travel document states your nationality, if any and is valid for travel to the United States and return to the country of issuance, you may present it in support of a visa application.

Your passport or travel document must contain multiple pages. U.S. visas are printed into a passport or travel document, not as a separate document or card, which means that one blank page is required for a visa to be printed. In addition, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recommend that at least one more blank page is available for your passport to be stamped if you are admitted to the United States.

If your passport is damaged, we recommend that you obtain a new passport before applying for the visa to avoid any delay in the processing of your application.