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Birth Certificate or passport requirements for US citizens

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Birth Certificate or passport requirements for US citizens

Does a U.S. citizen returning from a trip to St. Thomas VI need a birth certificate or passport to return to the continental United States when the trip is complete?

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1. Re: Birth Certificate or passport requirements for US citizens

The U.S. Virgin Islands are a part of the United States; no passport necessary. Visit http://travel.state.gov for more information. Please verify boarding requirements with your carrier.

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2. Re: Birth Certificate or passport requirements for US citizens

Yes..........for the last time.........yes :)

OK, now that is out of my system you need (it has been discussed at length many many times, so forgive my joke)

a) a Passport

OR

b) a Drivers License AND a Birth Certificate with a raised seal.

Hope this helps

Pia

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3. Re: Birth Certificate or passport requirements for US citizens

ALWAYS check on the US State Dept. website for the latest, accurate information. Otherwise you will either go to a lot of trouble for nothing OR find yourself in a lot of trouble for nothing. Folks on this forum are great for advising on hotels, restaurants, the best places to snorkel, etc. BUT you should always check travel requirements with State Dpt. and Health matters/concerns with the CDC.

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4. Re: Birth Certificate or passport requirements for US citizens

but in January of 2008 you will need a passport.

Of course, the cruise ship industry might lobby again to have it pushed back. but as of today Jan 2008 you will need a passport to return to the mainland.