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One of the empty pages in my passport has corner that is torn. I have the torn piece as well. I went to apply for a South African visa and was told that that makes the passport damaged and not usable. The problem is I travel to the US in the next three weeks. Is it considered "damaged by the US as well for a torn part of one of the empty pages in the passport? Do I need to apply for a new passport because of this? Please advise.Thank you

marked as duplicate by user 56513, Giorgio, Jim MacKenzie, CGCampbell, Tor-Einar Jarnbjo May 16 '18 at 21:20

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  • Your passport is damaged, get a new one. Some official may overlook it, some will reject it. Not worth the risk. Get a new one. – user 56513 May 15 '18 at 10:31

You have been denied a visa once already, because the passport is damaged.
Best not risk more problems. Renew the passport.

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