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pasport extension possible?

need more time to travel but my passport extens in Januari 2012.
9 years ago, February 26th 2011 No: 1 Msg: #129943  

We are traveling in South Amerika and we need more time for central America but my pasport is running out on January 2012. ( you need a pasport that is valid for more than 6 months to exit or enter a country)

Is there something I can do about this?

Thanks in advance,

Roel. Reply to this

9 years ago, February 26th 2011 No: 2 Msg: #129971  
I am not certain what passport you are travelling on (Dutch is my guess) but I know of no country that can extend a passport. I've heard of temporary passports which allow people to continue travelling until they return to their home country, but these are temporary replacements for loss of passport, and an application still needs to be made. You may need to apply for a new passport, but travelling to your nearest embassy may not be easy. Reply to this

9 years ago, February 27th 2011 No: 3 Msg: #129975  
thank you travel camel for your advise.

In about one or two weeks I am in Buenos Aires where I can find a dutch embassy and ask them directly.
it really sucks to short on your travel because of " the " six months, but it's my own blunder.

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9 years ago, February 27th 2011 No: 4 Msg: #129976  
10 years life on a passport is not really 10 years anymore. Figure on 9 - 9.5 years depending on your travel plans.

Glad that you can get to Buenos Aires to change your passport, would be difficult if you were in the middle of the Amazon! Reply to this

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