A document, usually in the form of a booklet with multiple pages issued by governments to certify the bearer's identity and nationality for the purposes of travel.

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Can I take a US domestic flight as a foreigner without my passport? [duplicate]

I'm a foreigner in the US with a J1 visa. I don't have my passport with me and I have a flight from Boston to Miami. Can I fly without the passport? I only have a copy of my passport and visa because ...
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Can a minor with an expired passport who is a US citizen cross the border into Canada with a birth certificate? [duplicate]

I am a 16 year old US citizen who is planning to go to Canada next week. I found out today that my passport has expired. Can I cross the border with my birth certificate instead? The rules on this ...
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When should I get a 52-page United States passport vs. normal passport?

I'm preparing to fly out of the United States for the first time, and am working on getting my passport application filled out. There's an option for a 52 page non-standard passport, and I was ...
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What damage can person/s do if they have your passport number and visa control number?

I read What are the potential hazards of my passport or visa number being made public? as well as What harm can be done with a copy of one's passport? but it doesn't tell of what damages can be ...
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Travel Schengen countries while applying for UK visa [closed]

I am a foreign student at Sweden. Indonesian passport holder. I have Swedish ID Card and also the residence permit. Right now, I am applying for UK Visa. I submitted my passport and my residence ...
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Passport expiry date for entering Japan [duplicate]

I hear some countries require that you have at least 6 months before the expiry date on your passport from the date you enter (or possibly the date you intend to leave). Is there a limit on passport ...
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ESTA, first name confusion

I have gotten my ESTA approved, and understood that I were only to give the FIRST of our names listed under "Given names" in the passports. On the ticket and the passport information however, I ...
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Will my passport number change when I renew it?

I'm travelling soon but need to renew my passport. Given that I have to provide my passport number to the airline to book a flight, I was wondering if my passport number would change if I renew it. ...
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Living in the UK with German passport, but going abroad with Brazilian passport. Will this be a problem to reenter the UK?

We live in the UK and my daughter has dual citizenship. However, she never entered the UK with her Brazilian passport, only with the German passport. Now we are travelling to Croatia without the ...
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Visa label with alphanumeric number at back of passport, what does it mean?

I just got my passport back from visa-processing. It contains a visa-label with a bar-code and alphanumeric code. Does that mean I've a valid visa for South Africa ? If yes, how could I find more ...
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Who can countersign my UK passport photo?

The photo in my current passport is quite old (10+ years) so I figured it best to get a new one for my passport renewal. I will need it countersigned by somebody but I'm slightly unsure as to who I ...
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Effect of Telling UK You Are Also US Citizen When Renewing Passport?

My kids have British Passports and US passports. Mom is US, Dad is UK citizen, kids born in US. The kids' UK passports have just expired and I will renew them. The (now online) application asks for ...
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Passport expiring in 2 months, but US VISA is valid [duplicate]

I have a US VISA valid till 2019. But my passport is expiring on 20th July 2016. I would like to travel to US in the month of June & I got the confirmation from USVISA that Indian passport need ...
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Passport issues september 2006 - has 'camera' symbol is it valid? [duplicate]

Hi I have a 'camera' symbol on my passport on the front page. My passport was issued to be in September 2006 and is Valid until May 2017 - does that mean my passport is fine to travel to the USA and ...
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What is written on your second passport if the first passport is filled?

I understand that if a person travels internationally for a while, in due course of time, the passport would be filled. In which case he would need to apply to the passport office to get a second and ...
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Travelling while applying for a new Irish passport

When I apply for a new Irish passport, I don't have to submit my existing passport (only a photocopy) because it has fewer than 365 days of remaining validity. However, the application form says that ...
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Minimum passport validity for travelling to Japan

I'm planning to travel to Japan and I just realised my passport will have less than six months validity at the time I travel. I know some countries require at least 6 months validity for entry. Is ...
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Is there one global visa that lets you enter (almost) any country? [duplicate]

Is there a one visa or any paper that lets you enter (almost) any country in the world? For example, you are trusted and record-free citizen of couple countries and you sign something that makes you ...
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Can Polish Citizen Enter Ukraine With ID?

Can a Polish citizen enter Ukraine only with ID? (without passport) I am interested in both cases: as a transit flight with change in Kiev (to stay only within the airport) and if it's possible to ...
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Requirement of old passport for visa for travelling to schengen countries

As i have lost my old passport, and there was no travelling or any visa alotted on that passport, now i want to apply for schengen visa, would they ask for my old passport?
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I have a British passport from 2006 September and going to Florida. The passport in has camera symbol. Is it valid?

I am going to Florida in a few days. I have a British passport that I acquired in September 2006. It has a "camera" symbol on front and is biometric. Just seen news items that only passports from ...
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How is a passport mailed in the U.S.?

Not carrier but by packaging. My passport has been mailed and will be arriving within a week, and I am wondering how it will be packaged. I wonder because I want it to be a surprise, and my girlfriend ...
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US Passport will expire while I'm in Grand Cayman

Itinerary: Leaving US to Grand Cayman May 10 Coming back May 16 My passport expires May 15, 2016. Since weekend is upon us, can't renew passport in time. Can I still fly to Grand Cayman, then go to ...
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Is it common for border guards to disregard available passport space like in this image?

These are stamps from Guadeloupe and Martinique in my mother's passport. On the left page it's obvious the border guards could've used the right edge. Is it common for them not to?
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Name and emblem of country no longer visible on front of passport — is it “damaged”?

Having spent a bit too much time in the pocket of my trousers, the name and emblem of my country have been erased from the front of my passport. The relief is still visible if you look at it under a ...
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US citizen traveling to Vietnam with unexpired Vietnam passport [duplicate]

I recently became US citizen and going to travel back to Vietnam. Is it possible to travel to Vietnam with an unexpired Vietnam passport instead of applying for a Vietnam visa?
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I want to travel Australia, how can I get visa without passport?

If I have no passport and I want to travel Australia, is it possible? If yes then what is the process for that ? If compulsory required passport, then how I can get urgent passport in India and what ...
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New US passport hasn't arrived in over 10 weeks. What to do next?

I applied on February 11th at an acceptance facility. In approximately April, a received a letter from the Department of State asking for more info, which I promptly provided within 2 weeks, and info ...
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Lost passport in Malaysia and overstay for 6 days

I had applied to police report and submitted to Indian high commission they said me to come on Tuesday but it's been overstaying now for 3 days and on 6 day I had to catch the flight. Should I go to ...
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Why must you be over 18 to use an ePassport gate?

As gov.uk states: You can use the EU/EEA channel to get your passport or identity card checked - this is usually faster than the other channels. You can use automatic ePassport gates at ...
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How does the urgent processing service work at Canadian passport offices?

My girlfriend is in need of urgent (24-hr) processing for her passport application, so we'll be needing to make a trip to the Mississauga passport office. I've been trying to find information on how ...
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Can I return to Mexico with a passport that expires soon?

Hello I'm traveling to Mexico in May 17th 2016, but my Mexican passport expires in July 19th 2016. Will I have any problem with it since it expires 2 month later? Thank you
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Question about passport and DS-82 form

For anyone familiar with the passport process in the United States: I have a (valid, i.e. non-expired, etc.) passport card. However, as I will be traveling out of the continent I need a passport book. ...
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Do non-CIS nationals have issues with visa checks on the Moscow-Dushanbe train?

Is it true that conductors (meaning train staff, NOT border police) on the Tajik train from Moscow to Dushanbe (which I'm going to take to Kazakhstan) check if you have the proper visa for the ...
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Travelling back to the UK after naturalisation without a UK passport

I have a dual Polish [1] and British citizenship, but no British passport yet. If I have to leave the UK now (using my old Polish passport), will I have any problems coming back into the UK? [1] ...
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Indian National lost passport in Malaysia

I'm from India had come to Malaysia in visiting visa near my friend to meet in between in emergency he went to India and I stay in Lodge for 6 days and I lost my passport and in 2 days my visiting ...
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How do I travel on a return flight with a different passport from my outgoing flight?

When I buy a plane ticket, I need to give my passport details. If the flight is to my home country, where I will renew my passport and get a new passport with a different number, do I need to do ...
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Can I obtain a 2 year visa on a passport with 1 year validity [closed]

I have an international passport expiring in May 2017. Can I still request for a 2 year visa on this passport
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Can a citizen of New Zealand return home on an expired NZ passport, if they also possess a valid UK passport?

I'm a New Zealander by birth. I'm a full citizen, resident and anything else you can put a label to, but my passport has expired. I also happen to have a UK passport. I may soon travel overseas and ...
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Placing entry stamps on the passport page before the page with a visa issued earlier

I'm soon going to Russia and Kazakhstan, and for Russia, I Need a Transit visa. My first passport page for stamps is 7, where I have two US entry stamps. Therefore, the Russian visa will be placed on ...
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New UK passport with new name; would the US know it's still me? Suspected outstanding warrant

I went to Florida on family holiday, and at Disney World my little boy hid some toys under his pram, and I walked out the store not knowing he had hid stuff under there. Basically I got arrested and ...
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Does dob difference in birth certificate and school leaving certificate create issues for passport? [closed]

I'm an Indian citizen and want to request a fresh passport from India. But I'm facing an issue in different birth dates in birth certificate (28-9-1990) and school leaving certificate (28-7-1990), ...
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Traveling inside Europe without a passport as a Chinese person with residency in the Netherlands

I am currently located in the Netherlands and have lived here for 4 years. I have a working visa for the Netherlands and would like to go on vacation to another country in Europe. I however do ...
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I renewed my passport and my visa is on my old passport. Will this create problems with immigration?

My old passport have 2-year valid visa of DRCongo and it is expire on 04.06.2016. Now I am on holiday and going back at DRCongo on 01.05.2016. My old passport have remain 2 blank page so my boss told ...
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The barcode sticker which VFS in India puts on the back of my passport got damaged by water. Will this cause me problems upon re-entering India?

I have an Indian passport. I have travelled to UK on a work visa. VFS in India puts a barcode sticker on the back of the passport. Unfortunately, here in the UK, some water applied on the barcode ...
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New passport and entrance Schengen

I am from Brazil and travel a lot in Schengen countries. Under the rules of Schengen visa (3 months stay in a 6 months period). In my passport are the entrance and exit stamps, also to chec the days I ...
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I don't know my nationality. How can I visit Denmark?

I was born in a Thailand refugee camp to Vietnamese parents, but quickly as an infant, they immigrated to Denmark. We lived there for 10-11 years and then moved to the U.S. I am a green card holder of ...
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Can I get a Schengen Visa if my UK visa expires in 2 months?

I'm an Ecuadorian citizen but I have been in the UK as a social volunteer for 8 months and I have a valid UK visa until the 30 of august of 2016 and a schengen visa valid until the 24 of June of 2016. ...
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Likelihood of accidentally checking in passport with luggage

Out of curiosity: how likely is it that you end up in a foreign country with your passport inside your checked-in luggage, and are there specific safeguards in place to prevent that? It appears to me ...
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As a high school student in India, will I receive an ECR or non-ECR passport?

I am a final year B.E student. While applying for passport, I had a doubt, whether I am under ECNR (Emigration check not required) or ECR (emigration check required) category. I have done my schooling ...