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Largely No, but... The UK does not have exit immigration checks. Your passport will be checked by airlines or ferry staff to verify you'll be accepted into your destination, but no-one from the UK Border Agency will see/check/etc you or your passport However... The UK is slowly, and many would say somewhat incompetently, rolling out a scheme originally ...


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After 9/11 things changes in the USA due to a great fear of terrorism. We realized that some of our altruism was misplaced and our casualness was really laziness concerning security so no it's not possible (see Homeland Sec. site) without special diplomatic assistance but if you see a senator or representative such is obtainable.


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Andorra does stamps too but that's a proper country as is Monaco. Most border officials don't look at the stampage. I've got a lot of stamps and only 4 times have border guards taken an interest, Walking over the Montenegro/Croatian border a Croatian border guard looked but it was only out of interest in all the palaces I'd been, At Beirut but looking for ...


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In short, don't worry about it. As long as the first name and last name in the passport match, you should be good to go. Middle names are generally ignored in flight reservations: many legacy systems can't even handle them, so they get shoehorned into the first name and often truncated in the process. You're not going to find an 'official' source for ...


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Probably more down to the terms and conditions of the tickets rather than any security/passport issues. In the UK, if I fly British Airways (domestic or international), I may show passport/ID at the desk (if I haven't checked in via the web and already have boarding pass etc), I've never been asked after that. If I travel on any of the UK budget airlines, ...


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You don't need a passport to be British, you just are. (It's like having AIDS, you're stuck with it.) Though a passport is a handy way of proving it, it's just a bit of paper. I quote an embassy official I once chatted to about my children, who don't have passports, but are nevertheless British. edit: yes, right. You just have to prove you have a right to ...


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Your question is explicitly addressed by the rules. Paragraph 12 of the UK Immigration Rules states... 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 a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies ...


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Some countries apply restrictions on tourists (e.g. still having 3 to 6 months validity left on the passport) but I would expect that just about any country in the world would accept a valid passport from their own citizens, even if it expires the day after. Many countries, including the UK, even officially accept expired passports in this situation.


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Submitting educational certificates is not essential for getting a passport. I checked on the Government of India website for passports and it looks like you can use the birth certificate as proof of date of birth and Aadhar Card as proof of address. For non-ECR, you could use 12th class or college certificate which generally do not mention date of birth. ...


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If you have an NFC-capable phone, you can get an app which scans a passport's chip. I've tested it successfully on my New Zealand passport. Even if the data is encrypted, at least you'll know it's scanning correctly. Android example: NPC Passport Reader


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Per http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/passports/renew.html: From Outside the United States: U.S. citizens residing abroad (except those living in Canada) should renew their passports at the nearest U.S. Embassy or U.S. Consulate. For more information on Applying for a U.S. passport from outside the United States, please click here. U.S. ...


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Trying to find a workaround this will get you into an even bigger mess. I understand how these situations come to be in the first place but the correct procedure to fix this is to either get an affidavit which suggests that the date on the School Leaving Certificate is incorrect or get the School Leaving Certificate fixed. Either way, not doing this at ...


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Yes, in principle you should have gotten an entry stamp for the Schengen area. It seems the French border guard did not follow the rules. I don't think the UK border guards generally put exit stamps in passports, I believe the UK authorities should have gotten a passenger list from IDBUS so you should be fine as far as the UK is concerned. As far as ...


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I think you have the basics right. In your case, both passports could let you enter Germany but the US also has a rule that US citizens must use their US passport to enter the country (I think European countries, including Germany, are much less concerned about that). Since the US uses airline data to replace exit immigration and checks passenger manifests ...



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