Disney Cruise – The Bahamas, Caribbean, Pacific Coast, Bermuda or Canada – Round Trip Passports, Visas and Citizenship Documentation 

The Bahamas, Caribbean, Pacific Coast, Bermuda or Canada
Round Trip Cruises – Passports, Visas & Citizenship Documentation 

 

Sailing from/to: Port Canaveral, Miami, Galveston, San Diego, San Juan, New Orleans and New York

The following guidelines are based on government regulations, which are subject to change at any time. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have all the proper documentation to board the ship and enter each of the countries on your cruise itinerary.

Travelers can visit the U.S. State Department’s website for more information. All documents must be valid for the entire length of the voyage, unless otherwise noted. Guests without proper documentation will be denied boarding. When dropping off luggage upon arrival, please keep all documents in your possession to present during check-in at the terminal.

U.S. Citizens (Including Children)
  • Original valid U.S. Passport
  • Original valid U.S. Passport Card
  • Original valid Trusted Traveler Card (NEXUS, SENTRI, FAST)

OR

  • Original or copy of their state-issued birth certificate AND Government-issued photo ID
    1. Puerto Rico birth certificates issued prior to 7/1/10 are not acceptable
    2. Hospital-issued birth certificates are not acceptable
  • Original Consular Report of Birth Abroad issued by the Department of State AND Government-issued photo ID
  • Original Certificate of Naturalization issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services AND Government-issued photo ID

Children 15 years of age and younger are required to present one of the documents listed above, but do not need to present a Government-issued photo ID.

Social Security Cards and Global Entry are not acceptable proof of U.S. citizenship for purposes of traveling outside of the U.S.

Guests disembarking in a foreign port and not returning to the ship should be sure that they meet all of the documentation and entry requirements of that country. In addition, they may be assessed a fine or penalty according to local or national regulations.

If your sailing includes a stop in Martinique, ALL guests going ashore are required to carry a valid, unexpired passport. Guests from the US are able to check-in for the cruise using the document types listed above, but will not be permitted to go ashore in Martinique.

U.S. citizens traveling by air to the United States must present a valid passport.

 

U.S. Legal Permanent Residents

Guests who are legal permanent residents of the U.S. must present a valid original Permanent Resident Card, also known as a “Green Card,” or “Alien Resident Card (ARC).”. Photocopies are not acceptable.

If your sailing includes a stop in Martinique, ALL guests going ashore are required to carry a valid, unexpired passport. Guests from the US are able to check-in for the cruise using the document types listed above, but will not be permitted to go ashore in Martinique.

 

Canadian Citizens (Including Children)
  • Original valid Canadian Passport
  • Original valid Trusted Traveler Program (NEXUS, SENTRI, FAST)

If your sailing includes a stop in Martinique, ALL guests going ashore are required to carry a valid, unexpired passport. Guests from Canada are able to check-in for the cruise using the document types listed above, but will not be permitted to go ashore in Martinique.

Citizens of All Other Countries (Including Children), Except for the Sailings Highlighted Below
  • Original valid Passport

Many countries require an entry visa based on your nationality. It is each Guest’s responsibility to identify and obtain all the necessary visas before the cruise begins.

If your country participates in the Visa Waiver Program, it is required to have a valid machine-readable passport and obtain 72-hour advance travel authorization via the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) prior to boarding carriers by air or sea to the U.S. under the Visa Waiver Program. A copy of the approved ESTA application should be brought with you when traveling. View a list of applicable countries and registration requirements. Guests should be prepared to present a copy of their I-94 arrival record upon request. A digital copy of this record can be obtained at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website.

For Canada Cruises from New York

The ship docks at ports in Canada and disembarks in the United States. In addition to a valid passport, you may be required to obtain a multiple-entry visa for Canada and/or United States based on your nationality.

For Southern Caribbean Cruises that Visits Martinique

ALL guests going ashore are required to carry a valid, unexpired passport. Guests from the US and Canada are able to check-in for the cruise using the document types listed above, but will not be permitted to go ashore in Martinique.

In addition to a valid passport and ESTA application, if applicable, you may be required to obtain a multiple-entry visa for Martinique based on your nationality.

NOTE: The need for a Martinique Visa may be waived if the Guest holds a valid U.S. Visa, valid Schengen Visa, or has valid U.S., Canadian or EU Residency. Learn more about Martinique Visa requirements and exceptions.

 

REAL ID

Beginning May 3, 2023, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will require every resident of a U.S. state or territory who is 18 years of age and older to present a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or another acceptable form of identification (such as a passport or enhanced driver’s license) to go through airport security and board a flight within the United States. If you or a member of your family will be flying to a cruise homeport within the United States on or after May 3, 2023, please ensure you have an acceptable document for your air travel. REAL IDs are marked by a star on the top of the card. For more information, please visit the Transportation Security Administration. Please keep in mind that all Guests must still have Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative-compliant travel documents (proof of citizenship and/or appropriate visas) in order to cruise.

[