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You May Need Blank Passport Pages to Travel Abroad

Recently, I ran into a problem with my passport. It doesn’t expire until 2022, but I was running out of space — and fast. I realized before I left for Turks and Caicos in May that I only had two pages left — and that one of those pages was one of the final “endorsement” pages, which aren’t for visas anyway.

Fortunately, I knew to check on passport requirements for my next trip to Norway in June. According to the U.S. Department of State, Norway requires two empty pages in your passport to enter the country!

Believe it or not, Norway is not the only country that has this requirement. Several others require either one or two blank pages for entry, including Canada, Mexico, the U.K., Germany, Italy, Sweden and Iceland.

If you show up at the airport without the empty pages you need to enter countries with this requirement, you can literally be turned away. If you manage to board your plane and land in your destination, you can be sent back.

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