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US Passport will expire while I'm in Grand Cayman

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Itinerary: Leaving US to Grand Cayman May 10 Coming back May 16

My passport expires May 15, 2016.

Since weekend is upon us, can't renew passport in time.

Can I still fly to Grand Cayman, then go to U.S. Consular Agency there and get it renewed to fly back?

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Resolution: Went to passport agency in LA at 5:30am (opens at 7am). Luckily they were able to take me without an appointment and received a renewed passport by 3pm the same day.

Thank you all for your feedback.

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The Cayman Islands require US passports to be valid for the period of intended stay, meaning if the Airline decides to double check, you won't be able to board the flight. What's more, even if you do get on you just might get sent back at the border (although border guards may choose to give leeway if it's just about one day)


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US Passport will expire while I'm in Grand Cayman

up vote 14 down vote

Itinerary: Leaving US to Grand Cayman May 10 Coming back May 16

My passport expires May 15, 2016.

Since weekend is upon us, can't renew passport in time.

Can I still fly to Grand Cayman, then go to U.S. Consular Agency there and get it renewed to fly back?


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Resolution: Went to passport agency in LA at 5:30am (opens at 7am). Luckily they were able to take me without an appointment and received a renewed passport by 3pm the same day.

Thank you all for your feedback.

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Glad to hear it. Have a great trip! - Zach Lipton May 9 at 23:30

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