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You are actually showing your passport to several different officials. The airline. They will check your passport at check-in time to insure that you have the right to enter the country you are flying to. That is because under international treaties, if an airline delivers you to a country that you do not have permission to enter, they are legally obliged ...


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Aas long as you leave a country with the same passport that you entered in on, then you're ok. So: Option 1: Entering Aus on Aus passport, leaving on Greek = bad Option 2: Entering on Greek, leaving on Aus = bad Option 3: Entering and leaving on Greek passport = good Option 4: Entering and leaving on Aus passport = good The reason being for counts and ...


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Technically there's no issue at all with doing this. However where she could have a problem is in convincing the immigration officials that she is the child's true parent, and has authority to take him across country lines. I'd suggest taking a copy of your son's birth certificate showing that she is the child's mother, as well as a letter from you giving ...


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Definitely you should use your Australian passport in Australia and Greek passport in Greece (because for these countries you are their citizen and they don't really care if you have a dual nationality). And as others have said it's safest to use the same passport to enter and exit the country. However, in many countries the police would not check your ...


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Although not a specific answer to your question, according to the Embassy of Finland in Washington, D.C Finland does allow dual citizenship : After June 1st, 2003 dual /multiple nationality is accepted by the Finnish legislation. Finnish nationals will no longer lose their Finnish nationality when they assume another nationality. Neither will ...


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As discussed in answer to your other question, the The NHS is a residence-based healthcare system. As such, if you're not resident in the UK, you wouldn't normally have access to the NHS. There are two broad exceptions though. One of those, as mentioned before, is for countries with reciprocal healthcare agreements, but Canada isn't one of them. There is ...


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The "enter and exit a country with the same passport" rule is not absolute. It's mostly for if you're visiting a country for a short visit, for entry/departure tracking purposes. In this case, where she naturalized, it's not only possible but expected of her to enter and leave New Zealand with a New Zealand passport, because she is now a New Zealand ...


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A few searches through this site will discover pairs of countries that don't like to see each other's stamps in your passport. If you plan things right, you can use separate passports to make this less of a worry for you. For example you might use one passport for Israel and the other for all the countries that might not like seeing an Israel stamp, or whose ...


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You only need to show the one you're travelling with. I have two passports* as well, and NEVER use my South African one. However, if you need to show the other one merely for ID for the plane ticket, then it's just like a form of photo ID, and only at the checkin counter. However, for the actual travelling bit, you'll know need to use one at a time. (* ...


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Neither an ESTA or a Visa guarantees entry to a country. This is true for every country in the world - the final decision to allow you entry or not to the country is made by the immigration officials at the border at the time of entry. However, the odds of being turned away at the border are extremely small - unless you've specifically done something to ...


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The general rule is that you should always use the country's passport when entering the country. As the other answers note, many countries (eg. the US) also have legislation requiring citizens to use their passport to enter/leave, although obviously this is hard to enforce. Obviously there are cases where you can get away with this in practice, eg. your ...


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You need a visa for neither country because you are a citizen of each. When you enter a country, in order not to need a visa, you show them the passport of that country. In your case, when arriving to Saudi Arabia, you show them the Saudi passport. When arriving to the UK, say after you get back, you show them the UK one. You obviously need to have both ...


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(I am assuming by China you mean the People's Republic of China.) In your case, the bigger problem than multiple passports is, according to Chinese nationality law (section 9), you automatically lose your Chinese citizenship when you voluntarily apply for and acquire another citizenship. So from a legal point of view, you are no longer a Chinese citizen, and ...


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The Cuba Information Manual ("The Definitive Guide to Legal and Illegal Travel to Cuba") says: The embargo laws do not forbid U.S. citizens from traveling to Cuba. They do, however, forbid U.S. citizens from spending money there without the proper permits, which essentially amounts to the same thing—unless you plan on begging your way around the ...


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As an American citizen you are required to the follow the laws of the USA despite any other nationality that you may have. Most laws don't apply to citizens residing abroad, but some do. Perhaps the most significant is paying taxes on world-wide income, but also includes participating in the selective service (military draft), reporting foreign bank account ...


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Yes, you can travel, but you need to use both passports. This is going to be the third answer saying basically the same thing, but let me break it down into exact steps. When leaving the UK: Check in at the airport, show your Australian passport to airline staff. There is no exit immigration in the UK, so you do not need to show your Lebanese passport to ...


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There is no international authority that sets any such limit, nor one which would have the ability to enforce it. But for most people, it is not practical to maintain too many multiple nationalities. Most countries frown upon multiple citizenships, and place some restrictions on it, at least on paper. Some countries, like Austria, only allow dual ...


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Entering and leaving a country with different passports is indeed not advised. If the country uses computerized records (like the US), the entry and exit could conceivably fail to be matched and you risk being marked as an overstayer. If the country rely on stamps and checks passports on exit (like the Schengen area), border guards will demand to see the ...


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As an American citizen, you are bound by the laws and embargos of the U.S. no matter which passport you present. So, you would technically be breaking the law by visiting Cuba and spending money. As per the Treasury Cuba Sanctions Unless authorized by a general or specific license, any person subject to U.S. jurisdiction who engages in any Cuba ...


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As long as you leave and enter on the same passport it is fine... for instance I have a South African and Swiss passport. Leave and enter SA on my SA passport and enter and leave Switzerland on my Swiss passport. No hassles! It does seem weird but for all the country cares you haven't left an airplane the whole time!


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Given that you are a dual citizen (British and Canadian) you can get a Canadian Passport at one of the Passport Canada Offices, which there are many around Toronto in 24 hours for C$110 and then as a Canadian citizen travel to the United States with no issues of Visas, ESTAs, VWPs or similar.


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Give them your Canadian passport. From the US point of view, whichever one you travel on is the one you'll be using and therefore, your citizenship. Example: I have New Zealand and South African, and travelled through the US on my New Zealand. Never need to mention the South African one - there's never a question about it, apart from some forms asking ...


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This would make me a dual national if my application is accepted and processed; however, the status of my application has not yet been confirmed, so I am still only a British citizen. I'm yet to know if I've even been accepted for citizenship. Applying for a passport cannot "make you a dual national" -- rather, having a country's nationality is a ...


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Yes. That's the general rule for traveling as a dual national (or multiple national) -- entering and leaving one of the countries of nationality should be done with that country's passport. For other countries, use whichever passport is most convenient, but you should always enter and leave a country with the same passport.


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If you have booked your ticket in your Chinese name I expect you are travelling from China, if this is true then you need to show both your passports to the airline and just the Chinese to passport officials.


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I have dual nationality (UK - Australia), and I always show both on departure. This stops them getting worried that they will have to deny me access to the flight because of visa issues. They should still only use one of them (the 'local' one) for their record keeping though. On arrival I just show the local one as that is less hassle for everyone.


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No, you won't. Or at least, not more than any other British citizen crossing the border, which is to say you won't be denied entry but it will take you longer than a Canadian passport holder. At the border you will be treated as a British Citizen, which means fingerprinting, a greater degree of scrutiny and some forms to fill in, and a payment. Remember ...


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The general rule about multiple passports is that you must always exit a country using the same passport that you used to enter. This implies that you cannot: enter the UK on your Lebanese passport leave the UK using your Australian passport enter the UK on your Australian passport because at that point, you have "entered" the UK twice with two different ...


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First of all, Norwegian passports are relatively cheap. If you are older than 16, the passport fee is NOK 450 (appr 54€) and if you are younger, the fee is NOK 270 (appr 32€). The passport is valid for 10 years if you are older than 16, otherwise it is only issued for 5 years. According to the Chinese Embassy in Oslo, you must provide your original passport ...


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There is no requirement to consistently enter a country with the same (nationality) passport for your entire lifetime. You can enter the USA as an Italian citizen (subject to the normal procedures such as ESTA), without reference to your Argentinian citizenship at all.



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