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Passports need 6 months Validity
Six Months Validity Rule
Six Months Validity RuleWhen traveling to an international destination most people know that a U.S. passports are required to enter an international destination, but what is unknown to the traveler is that some countries would need to have enough validity of passport to travel to the county which is known as the six months validity rule for visitors.
This rule is in place so that if the un-expecting visitor needs to stay for a period up to six month his/her passport would be valid to leave the country.
What is the 6 Months Validity Rule?
The Six Months Validity Rule is imposed by foreign countries, and not by the United States. It simply means that your passport should be valid for more than six months before you would be allowed to enter a foreign destination. This rule is imposed by some of the countries we have listed below.
Countries with 6 Month Validity Rules
Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)Ecuador (including Galápagos Islands)French Polynesia
PalauPapua New GuineaPhilippines
Saudi ArabiaSingaporeSt. Lucia
ThailandTimor-Leste (East Timor)Trinidad & Tobago