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Caribbean Passport & Health Requirements

Caribbean islands require passports for entry. In the past, U.S. citizens had other options but that's changed.

U.S. Citizens Need Passports for the Caribbean: Only 20% of U.S. citizens have passports. You need one for air travel

Passports & Caribbean Closed Loop Cruises: You can travel without a passport on these--if you're willing to take a significant gamble.

U.S. Passport Applications: How to get your first passport or renew one.

Passport Processing Times: Times updated regularly, but expect 4-6 weeks.

Passport Name Change: If you need to change the name on your passport due to marriage or divorce.

Passport Application Fees:
First-time and renewal fees are the same.

Staying Healthy in the Caribbean: Advice & tips, what to avoid.

Traveler's Health Advisory Info: What shots, if any, do you need? What about malaria?

Malaria Advisory for Dominican Republic: You shouldn't encounter problems if you take reasonable precautions.

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