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From the ESTA Online Help: What if I have dual citizenship, but my non-VWP passport is expired or I do not have a passport for that country? If you have any additional passports, please enter the most recent passport information, even if that passport is expired. If you are a dual citizen but do not have a passport from another country, select the ...


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All biometric passports have serial numbers that change when issued. Per this notice from the Singaporean government, this is an ICAO requirement: https://www.ica.gov.sg/news_details.aspx?nid=12246 And since virtually all passports are now biometric, even those countries (like Singapore) that did not previously change numbers do so now. Update: Here's ...


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I called the Australian Passport Office, as I couldn't find this information anywhere on their website. They confirmed that passport numbers do indeed change both at a renewal and also at a passport reissue due to name change. Obviously this only applies for Australian passports; I'm unaware of whether this is a general rule for other countries.


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Yes the passport number changes upon renewal. The new passport will have it's own unique identifier i.e. its own passport number. This is a common practice. The old passport number will be invalidated and will appear as such when checked by border officers if you try to use it to travel. As an authoritative reference, the British embassy in Bern confirms ...


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Yes, your passport number will change. I have looked at my old and new passports (2 UK ones and 3 Australian ones) and the numbers are different for every renewal/replacement. Additionally for me, I have had different issuing offices for each one, so that may be the reason mine have changed.


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Most people from countries that used to get visa on arrival in Turkey now have to apply for an e-visa and are advised to do so before traveling. This site has the information on the e-visa and who can apply. And this page has the information what kind of visa Australians need to have. Australia: Ordinary and official passport holders are required to ...


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YES I'm an Australian citizen and have had five passports, perhaps six, beginning in 1989. Each time I've renewed my passport over the years the new passport has had a number different to the old one.


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You will collect your bags at your first port of entry in the United States (LAX) and they will be subject to a customs inspection there. This happens immediately after you go through US Passport control. You cannot bypass this step by accident. After you clear US Customs, there is a place where you can drop your bag, a kind of mini check in desk. The bag ...


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You will have to fill out a landing card each and every time unless you are a registered traveller. It's the law and there is no way to circumvent this requirement. Your other question is more interesting... You are directed to the 'other passports' queue because you do not have a British (or EU) passport and you want to join the accelerated queue for ...


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Yes, it will change. A quick google search reveals it certainly does so for all major English-speaking nations. I believe this to be true as a general matter of fact, however I can not find an authoritative reference at the moment. However, Wikipedia says: A standard passport booklet format includes the cover, [...]. Passports have numerical or ...


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Have you already received some official confirmation of your British citizenship? If so, you can probably enter with that, possibly in combination with your Australian passport. If you do not yet have official confirmation of your British citizenship, you have two options: Enter on your Australian passport and hope that the official determination on your ...


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Yes, you can, and you even have two options: Change the passport details attached to the airline ticket to use your Russian passport. You can likely do this online, or if not, give the call center a ring -- you will not be charged. Simply show up at the airport and check in with your Australian passport. When asked where your Vietnamese visa is, show ...


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A follow up to my prior note as requested. I emailed Home Affairs every week between March & May 2015 requesting that my overstay be waived due to valid medical reasons. I included all the required documentation from doctors & hospitals. I also included a cover letter to make it as clear as possible that my absence from my post as a Peace Corps ...


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As others have said, your new passport will almost certainly have a new number, and it is this number which you should record on your booking, so that it matches when you get to the airport. However, note that you generally don't have to provide a passport number at time of booking, only before check in, because the airlines / travel agents know that you ...


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According to the webpage of Turkish Ministry of Foreign affairs "As of April 17, 2013, electronic visa (e-Visa) replaces “sticker visa” which was issued at the border crossings. Applicants just need to log on to http://www.evisa.gov.tr, provide the requested information, (after the application is approved) make online payment and download their e-Visa." ...


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Today I went to the consular office of the Vietnamese Embassy here in Vientiane to ask them. Whether you want a one-month or three-month visa, the price is the same: $60 USD to pick up your passport after three working days. $70 USD for express service - pick up your passport the following day. I asked the staff there if the prices are the same at the ...


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The general consensus on the web seems to be that you have three options: Go through a travel agent. Apply for a visa with the Chinese embassy in your home country. Go to Hong Kong and spend a few days waiting for the visa to be processed. According to this Chinese Forums post, going via a travel agency will involve shipping your passport to ...


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These are all Schengen countries. For the Schengen area: Please note that Australian citizens holding an ordinary passport do not need a visa for stays up to 90 days for all Schengen states for tourist or business purposes. You will, of course, need a passport, a reasonable explanation for your trip, and access to sufficient funds for your stay (...


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I am American. Things may be different in Australia but probably not. When I renewed my passport, the new passport had a different number. However, I did not lose my old passport. Any visa in it are still valid. I can still use my old passport for many purposes. Book your flight with your old passport. Bring both passports to the airport. There will ...


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You probably have noticed that India does not recognize dual-citizenship so your Indian passport is no longer valid (as far as India is concerned) and should be given back to the nearest Indian mission. You are facing - penalties otherwise. Also since you have an Overseas Citizenship of India card, India is aware that you acquired another citizenship and in ...


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My American wife and I have joined the UK/EU queue may times and had confirmation from several IOs that it is ok to do so. The problem is that many UK airports employ private security staff to direct people to the right queue. It is usually with these staff that we have had to have an argument!


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I've applied for and received a visa at the Mongolian Embassy in Bangkok and found the whole process to be straightforward. The following applied (may 2014): I'm a Dutch citizen. Visa application before 11AM, pick-up 3 work-days later after 4PM. Costs 1705 Bath per visa/person. The application form can be requested via email or received at the application ...


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No, that isn't true. Vietnam doesn't operate a true "Visa on Arrival" system. In additional, all visas for Vietnam have a fee. Some nationalities can enter without a visa, paying nothing and being allowed to remain for 15 days, but neither of your nationalities s are included in that list. Your options for entering Vietnam are: Apply for a visa in advance ...


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No. Australians are offered 3 months without a visa in South Korea. You being on a Chinese visa should hold no weight on your trip to South Korea. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visa_requirements_for_Australian_citizens#cite_note-118


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For What information can I update? U.S. Customs and Border Protection has: Prior to submitting an electronic travel authorization application with the required payment information, you can update all application data fields except the passport number and passport issuing country. Once an application is complete and submitted with all the required ...


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As an Australian, you will need a visa in order to make this trip. When you arrive in HCMC, you'll enter Vietnam in order to make the domestic flight up to Hanoi. In Hanoi, you'll then exit Vietnam in order to fly onwards to London. If you're returning to Australia via Hanoi and HCMC, you'll need a multiple-entry visa - or a second single entry visa if you'...


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It simply means that the governments of the two countries haven't arranged this yet. Often visa-free is bilateral - especially when done with a trade deal, but sometimes not. For example, Aussies can get a tourist visa for the UK on arrival, but UK citizens need one (an ETA) in advance to visit Australia! (at least, last I checked). By default, most ...


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It does not seem so. At least not related to the free trade agreement. It likely depends on politics and those are hardly forecastable. First of all, the 10-year visa for Chinese citizens you refer to were not agreed upon in ChAFTA, the free trade agreement you mention. You can find the text of that here. Annex 10-A has the commitments of Australia "on the ...


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I ended up flying in the day before my passport expired, and then I asked the port officer what would have happened. She told me that they would give me a fine and a warning. How much of a fine, I don't know. But at least you could enter without too harsh a consequence in an emergency.


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To the best of my knowledge Cambodia Tourist Visas and eVisas are single entry only. But it is possible to transit in Siem Reap without entering the country, assuming you can have your bags checked through to Laos. Are you flying on the same airline or are you changing airlines?



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