If you do not have a valid passport, and you need to be flown from one of the ports back to the US, you cannot do so without a valid passport. For more information about passports, please visit this website:
You can also call 877.487.2778 for passport information
To apply for a NEW passport, or RENEW a passport visit:
For non-U.S. citizens please verify with your Consulate any additional documents that may be required such as a Visa or Alien ID Card (a/k/a Green Card).
Definition of valid passport: Must be a 10 year passport (5 years for children) valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of the return to your home country.
NOTE: As of October 2020
See info re REAL ID REQUIREMENTS - https://www.tsa.gov/real-id