My spouse was issued a blue refugee passport (1951 Convention travel document) in an EU country within the Schengen Area, but has legally been resident in the UK for more than 6 months.

We know this makes the residence card which was issued on the basis of his refugee status invalid (automatically expires after 6 months residence abroad).

Is this also the case for a refugee passport? Or does it remain valid until the expiry date printed on the passport?

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    The 1951 convention has nothing to say on the matter. It is therefore controlled by the law of the country that issued the document. What country was that? – phoog Dec 7 '18 at 7:02
  • OP has not returned to clarify. Putting on hold. – Mark Mayo Jul 2 '19 at 3:12

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