The Interior Ministry called on the public, Sunday, to check the expiration dates of the passports of every member of the family.
A statement by he ministry noted that passports must be valid at least six months beyond a person's departure date. It also noted that a minor's passport is only valid for five years, after which, a new passport must be issued and a new fee paid. If the child's parents are married to each other, only one parent must be present. Otherwise, both parents must be present.