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7y, 10m agoPosted 7 years, 10 months ago
im looking to take my son (will be 6) from glasgow airport to CDG paris (eurodisney) in july and it occurs to me that he does not have a passport, obviously I need to get the ball rolling with this, a friend says I can add him to mine, is this true?
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7y, 10m agoPosted 7 years, 10 months ago
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#2
that would be a no then, thankyou for the uberquick reply .... have some rep :)
#3
NO - Everyone has to hold their own passports now - even babies

Seems crazy - I got my daughters and sons done both when they were around 6months old... My sons has now been updated now he's 6 - but my daughter is flying out this year - and who could ever tell the baby was her? LOL.

Anyway thats the way it is!
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Just as an add it's taking about two weeks at the mo to get a new passport a lot longer as it moves towards Easter and then summer,if it was me i would get it done soon
#5
yeah thanks i'll get on that tomorrow on my day off :)
#6
No you cannot add your child anymore which to say the least is daft! My little girl was 5 months when we had her passport done last year so when we go away next week it will be stupid cos she looks totally different!
Have a great time at euro-disney - I went when it 1st opened and loved it! :)
#7
Make sure when you show birth certificate you take/show the full one (has parents details on it). I just got a passport for my son and it took 2 extra weeks as we only had the short birth certificate and had to spend £25 quid getting a full one!
#8
Applying for pasports for my kids which is quite pricey, but spoke to passport people and said there is a turn around of 6 weeks so you need to send them of sooner rather then later! Have a lovely time.
#9
don't know if you know about applying online for a passport i did this recently when my wee fellas passport expired, forms all come through the post filled in and you then send off with relevant documents.
#10
thanks for the advice and good wishes everyone, I sure hope it'll be one to remember for all the right reasons :)
#11
yeah iv just getting ours, you need full birth certs with parents details on cost us £7 each for full certificates, make sure you get a few spare passport forms as so easy to make mistakes
have a great time :thumbsup:

edit - you need a full birth certificate if born after 31 dec 1982

if born before 1 jan 1983 just need a short or adoption cert
#12
i got my little ones full birth certificate when we registered him cost 6 quid.. just got my kids passports back within a week .. bit silly & i think they only last 5 years
#13
kassy2005
i got my little ones full birth certificate when we registered him cost 6 quid.. just got my kids passports back within a week .. bit silly & i think they only last 5 years


Yeah very silly - I checked my little 1's the other night and it only lasts 5 years but then considering we got it when she was so little I guess thats noy a bad thing cos it already looks totally different! Just another way to get more money out of us all!
#14
hmmmmm having checked prices out I may put this back until October, seems im getting screwed over for the single suplement, it seems daft paying double just to go a couple of months earlier :(
#15
well I did and its D day this weekend 6 nights at eurodisney here we come :)
#16
congratulations xx

Hope you and your family have a lovely time xx
#17
thanks :)

didnt really expect anyone to notice i'd posted on this lol

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