Running out of passport pages

Old Feb 25th, 2016, 10:36 AM
  #1  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 166
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Running out of passport pages

I'm running out of pages in my US passport. The last 5 pages or so of my passport, the ones marked "VISAS" at the top, are entirely blank, but other than that every other page has at least 4 stamps on it. My passport is valid until 2022. Will countries stamp on the VISAS pages or do I need to get a new passport? I anticipate traveling internationally some over the next 8 years, but not as much as I have done since I got this passport.
lmschmale is offline  
Old Feb 25th, 2016, 11:00 AM
  #2  
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 27,867
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
They stopped adding pages on 12/31/15
You need a new passport. Get the one with 52 pages. Yes, you will "lose" the 6 years still left on passport.

https://travel.state.gov/content/pas...er-issued.html
DebitNM is offline  
Old Feb 25th, 2016, 11:05 AM
  #3  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 166
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Right I know they stopped adding pages. If foreign countries will stamp the pages marked "VISAS" I think I will be fine for another 6 years. My question is will customs officials not do that (bc those pages are for visas only ??) and will I run into issues entering a country because I have no space, or is this a non-issue?
lmschmale is offline  
Old Feb 25th, 2016, 12:49 PM
  #4  
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 68,342
Likes: 0
Received 50 Likes on 7 Posts
>>If foreign countries will stamp the pages marked "VISAS"are visas.
janisj is online now  
Old Feb 25th, 2016, 12:53 PM
  #5  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 166
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
AH yes I just looked more closely and it looks like, throughout the passport, some pages say "VISAS" and so don't. Nevermind, dumb question, looks like I can use this one for a bit longer.
lmschmale is offline  
Old Feb 25th, 2016, 01:04 PM
  #6  
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 27,867
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
FYI some countries require you to have a specific # of blank pages, we ran across this on trip to southern Africa ( can't remember which country)
DebitNM is offline  
Old Feb 25th, 2016, 11:54 PM
  #7  
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 7,763
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Sorry OP, but you are SOL.

I got lucky and spent my birthday at the US Embassy in London getting extra page added to my passport. A day well spent.
sparkchaser is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Original Poster
Forum
Replies
Last Post
LeeLee2299
Air Travel
18
Jun 28th, 2016 07:26 AM
undergrace
Travel Tips & Trip Ideas
14
Jul 17th, 2014 05:24 AM
laartista
Asia
12
May 16th, 2010 10:34 PM
steve1984
Europe
26
Aug 14th, 2007 11:17 PM
BRR
Europe
12
Sep 8th, 2006 05:02 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Do Not Sell My Personal Information


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 02:08 PM.