For a complete account of documentation required for travel visit the site of the US State Department.
US & US Territory Travel Document Requirements
Passengers 18 years of age or older are required to have a U.S. federal or state-issued photo ID that contains name, date of birth, gender, expiration date and a tamper-resistant feature for travel to/from a U.S. Territory (United States Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico). These IDs include:
- U.S. passport
- U.S. passport card
- DHS "Trusted Traveler" cards (NEXUS, SENTRI, FAST)
- U.S. Military ID
- Permanent Resident Card
- Border Crossing Card
- DHS-designated enhanced driver's license
- Drivers Licenses or other state photo identity cards issued by Department of Motor Vehicles (or equivalent) that meets REAL ID benchmarks (All states are currently in compliance)
- A Native American Tribal Photo ID
- An airline or airport-issued ID (if issued under a TSA-approved security plan)
- A Registered Traveler Card (that contains the following: Name; Date of Birth; Gender; Expiration date; and a Tamper-resistant feature)
- A foreign government-issued passport
- Canadian provincial driver's license or Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) card
- Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
Real ID/Domestic Travel
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reminds travelers that the upcoming REAL ID requirement and enforcement will start in 2023.
Beginning May 3, 2023, every traveler must present a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license, state-issued enhanced driver’s license, or other acceptable forms of identification, such as a valid passport or U.S. military ID, to fly within the United States. Individuals who are unable to verify their identity will not be permitted to enter the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint and will not be allowed to fly.
For more information, visit https://www.dhs.gov/real-id.
British Virgin Islands
When traveling to the British Virgin Islands, including Tortola and Virgin Gorda, all U.S. citizens traveling outside of the United States are required to present a passport or other valid travel document to re-enter the United States. In addition to the above documentary requirements, U.S. citizens should also present onward or return tickets, and proof that they have sufficient funds for their stay in the BVI. Upon initial entry, a stay of no more than 30 days will be granted. At the end of 30 days, visitors must report to the Immigration Department's main office in Road Town, Tortola to request an extension.
U.S. citizens must have a valid U.S. passport to enter Nevis. No visa is required for stays up to 90 days if you have an onward or return ticket, confirmation of accommodation, and can produce evidence of your ability to maintain yourself. Generally, all U.S. citizens are required to present a valid U.S. passport when traveling to Nevis, as well as proof of anticipated departure from Nevis. This includes travelers arriving by airplane.