Most of you know that some countries require that your passport has an expiration date of six months or more for travel. For US citizens the Six months of passport validity requirement is not imposed by the US government but by various countries around the world. Some countries require that your passport must be valid at least six months or more at the time of arrival. But other countries the six months passport validity requirement is not required for travel, as long as you have an unexpired visa and passport, they will let you pass through the immigration.
How to find out Six months Passport Validity Requirement
How do you know whether a country requires your passport is valid six months or more. For US citizens they can visit the State Department website to find out whether a country needs a passport to be valid six months or more
When you use state department website, you can either enter the country name or click on the country in the map displayed to find out the passport validity requirement.
For example, Singapore requires six months of passport validity before you can enter that country. If your passport is valid for less than six months, the airline will stop you from boarding the plane.
On the other hand, as long as the passport is valid you can enter India, assuming you have a valid visa to enter.
The information on the above website also includes the visa requirements for US Citizens. If you are not a US Citizen, I would suggest you check with your government agency to find out the passport and visa requirement to visit another country.
If your country requires six months or more passport validity requirement to enter your country, the US government may enforce the same rule for the passport holders of your country if you are planning to visit the USA. Please check with the USA embassy websites applicable for your country to find out whether US Government imposes such a limit on travel to the USA.