Golden Eagle or Golden Age Passports for seniors are valid for the passport holders' lifetime. The Senior pass is now called the America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass. This pass has t... More » Geography

As of 2015, the U.S. National Park Service no longer accepts Golden Eagle Passports and National Parks Passes; it sells annual passes instead. While it accepts Golden Age and Golden Access Passports, it no longer sells t... More » Health Older Adults

As of 2015, the duration of the validity of a U.S. passport depends on the age of its holder. Those 16 years of age or older at the time of application receive a passport valid for 10 years. For those 15 or younger, the ... More » Geography
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U.S. passports are valid for ten years if the passport holder was 16 or older when he obtained his passport and for five years if the passport holder was 15 or younger at that time. The front of a passport card or the da... More » Geography

Americans and others wishing to enter Canada must provide proof of citizenship and identity, such as valid passports, passport cards or NEXUS cards, before crossing the border. Children under age 16 are only required to ... More » Geography

First-time applicants for U.S. passports, and applicants under the age of 16 must apply in person at an authorized passport acceptance facility. Holders of passports that are more than 15 years old must apply for a new p... More » Geography

As of September 2015, processing times for U.S. passports are four to six weeks for routine renewals, three weeks for expedited applications and eight business days for expedited renewals processed at a passport agency o... More » Geography