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US law says you must leave and enter the US with your US passport, but the US border officers do not actually look at the documents of people who are leaving, so they do not actually enforce that part of the rule. As for returning, as others have noted, you can get into the country with your naturalization certificate, though you may have to do more ...


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people said I cannot go back the US without US passport, This is not correct. On one hand you must have a passport but there's no penalty for breaking this rule and more importantly, US citizens can't be denied entry into the USA if adequate proof is provided they are indeed citizens. There is no hard and fast rule here but the USCIS itself says ...


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If you want to enter the UK as a British citizen and you have an expired UK passport, your case is covered by Paragraph 12 of the Immigration Rules... A person claiming to be a British citizen must prove that he has the right of abode in the United Kingdom by producing either: (i) a United Kingdom passport describing him as a British citizen or as ...


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Given your choice of tags I believe this is relevant: there is no formal requirement in United Kingdom law for British Citizens to carry a passport to enter the United Kingdom and that despite being from six years ago is still the law. However note the risk of delay. If you don't need a passport (or travel document equivalent for such purpose) you ...


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In Germany you can keep it but the clerks will use hole puncher to invalidate it. But maybe you "lose" your passport, get a new one and then suddenly retrieve the old one :)


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You can apply to replace a lost I-94 by filing I-102. It's very expensive though. It might be worth checking the I-94 website in case they have it there, in which case you can print it out; though it's unlikely in your case. How are you leaving the U.S.? According to this page, if you leave by air, you don't have to turn in an I-94. But if you leave by ...


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"ARE" is the ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 country code and the NATO 3 letter code for the UAE. This means that yes, "ARE" is the country code in UAE passports.


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ARE is indeed the ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 country code for United Arab Emirates. These are the codes used for machine readable passports as defined by ICAO. Looking at the wikipedia page showing the format used for machine readable passports you can see that the ISO 3166-1 codes are used both to identify the issuing country as well as the nationality of the ...


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The US Department of State website says: If you are traveling within 2 weeks or need a passport for a foreign visa within 4 weeks and: Have already applied, please contact our National Passport Information Center (1-877-487-2778) to speak with a Customer Service Representative when you are 7 days out from your travel date. So if you're within ...


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Unfortunately, you'll need a (real, physical) passport to enter Poland, no ifs or buts You can request an expedited passport by mail for an extra fee, or there are 28 passport centers across the USA where you can get same day processing for an even bigger fee. Since you've already mailed in an application, you may want to call them on the phone ...


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There will be absolutely no issue, as none of the transit countries have airside transit visa requirements; so you are never actually "entering the country". In other words - as long as your passport allows you entry into your destination country (either by your citizenship or because it has a visa stamped) you will be issued a boarding pass on the start of ...


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If no other rules (like you are a citizen) apply, then you can choose whichever passport is more convenient for you. If you have one Schengen and one non-Schengen passport it would make little sense to use the non-Schengen passport in Europe, unless you really like lines and forms.


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Most countries prohibit "defacing" passports, and most countries will refuse entry if the passport is "damaged". Obviously there's a wide grey area between an accidental scribble and an unacceptably defaced/damaged passport, and it's largely up to the immigration officer to decide where to draw the line (ba-dum tssh). The usual red lines (har!) are: ...


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From CBP Can a Visa Waiver Program traveler with more than one passport travel to the United States on the passport that he or she did not use when applying for a travel authorization? No. Each Visa Waiver Program traveler must have an approved travel authorization for the passport they plan to use before they travel to the United States. If a ...


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According to a post on the Lonely Planet forums last year: ... AZerbaidjan full page, Armenia full page, Iraqui Kurdistan stamp (so two stamps almost a page), Turkey two small stamps (may be half a page), Georgia same (two small stamps, entry and exit another half page). I dont expecvt these practices changed though cannot verify. ... sounds ...


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I don't have any evidence for it but I suspect it might be necessary to satisfy APIS requirements. If you can provide a nickname, you could conceivably evade automatic checks against no-fly lists and similar databases. Also, many people (e.g. from places like Indonesia) go by names that are completely different from what's on their passport. As @pnuts ...


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By law, U.S. citizens are supposed to enter and leave the U.S. with a valid U.S. passport, with some exceptions. The exceptions include if you have an "enhanced driver's license" (very few states offer these) or trusted traveler program cards (e.g. NEXUS), etc., or if you are a child under 16 you can use just your birth certificate. As a U.S. citizen, you ...


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Yes, you can. Australian High Commission to Malaysia: Can I apply if my passport is valid for less than 6 months? Yes. However, if you are planning a short stay, it is recommended that your passport should not expire when you are in Australia. You will need a valid passport to leave as well as enter Australia. Even with a valid visa, some ...


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Most countries put the visa on the first available page that has sufficient room, which with a full page sticker/stamp would be the first blank page. You can always ask and if you have a viable reason they may put it on another page for you. Is there a specific reason why you want your work visa on the first page? It doesn't really make a difference to ...


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It depends in part on your place of birth. If you were born outside the USA, then your parents would have filed a registration of foreign birth, so the USA would then know you could have dual citizenship. You also have to supply proof of citizenship, along with your parents birth countries when you applied for your US passport. So the government could ...


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The U.S. government does not in general know whether you have another passport, nor does the U.S. government care that you have another passport. Occasionally they could know, for example, if Customs searches your bags during entry and finds the other passports. But that is a rare case.


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I never surrender my passport. Make a clear copy of your passport and offer that instead. If refused, point out that it is clearly written on the passport that it is illegal to surrender. If traveling with a Thai, a Thai ID card is accepted in it's stead. I also obtain an international driving license before leaving my home country, which carries some ...


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The link in the question is actually the index from 2013. The numbers for 2014 are respectively 174 and 172, which is confirmed by the wikipedia pages linked by Mark Mayo: Swedish passport, Dutch passport. However, the answer to my question seems to be: it's not true that a Dutch passport gives less access to countries than a Swedish passport. Inspecting ...


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So basically it's not just two countries that make up the difference. For example, as as Dutch citizen you can get a visa-on-arrival in Mozambique, while Sweden can't. Sweden has visa free entry into Vietnam, while Dutch don't. Rather than list all the differences, I'll point to these two Wiki pages: Visa requirements for Swedish citizens Visa ...


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Even if there are general rules on which documents are accepted when entering or leaving the Schengen area, it is up to each member state to decide which documents are recognized and required for a foreigner to stay in the country. This has the odd implication that you as a citizen of a Schengen state don't need a passport to cross the border to another ...


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Actually visiting NKR is a crime in Azerbaijan, but you won't get in any kind of problem in Armenia because of visiting Azerbaijan. I visited Armenia with a friend who had an Azerbaijani visa in his passport and in Armenia they asked a couple of questions regarding his visit from Azerbaijan in front of us, then they let him go (I'm an armenian from Iran and ...



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