Originally Posted by FSMike
I am well aware what this thread is about. I am merely trying to make the point that the individual currently has a valid passport.
Most countries require the passport to be valid for at least 6 months before entering their borders, which his wasn't. If, however, you get checked and are already in the country, you should be OK but might get a reprimand. You might also be required to show that you will be leaving before the passport expires.
Glad the BIL made it OK and had a good time, but I think both of you (OP and him) were pretty naive. Him, thinking it OK to travel like that, and you thinking you wouldn't attract trolls when stating lack of child support as a reason for not having a passport.