Do children need their own passports?

Yes, children require their own passport to travel abroad. Children’s passports are generally valid for 5 years.
Application forms are available from Post Office branches that offer the Passport Check & Send service, or you can request a form online and it will be sent to you in the post.
More information can be found by visiting the following government website link:

PLEASE NOTE – Additional requirements may be required for some countries where the child id not travelling with any or both parents. Please check to make sure you are aware.

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