Travelers from all countries except the United States are required to have a valid passport in order to enter the island of Puerto Rico and go back to their country.
Puerto Rico is a Free Commonwealth of the United States of America, again, no passport is required for US Citizens. US travelers will need a valid form of identification such as a driver’s license in order to prove citizenship.
Need a Passport?
You may go to your local court or passport office to get a passport. Most countries now have an official government website at which you can apply or download an application. Apply well in advance since some offices may take a few weeks to a month to process the application, most do offer expedited services for an additional fee.
Keep a copy of your passport and visas separate from your original and also have one at home during your travels just in case you lose them. Also make a copy of your driver’s license. If you lose your passport, notify the police immediately.
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