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I've read an answer about traveling via a third country in case dual citizenship might not to be OK, and I don't know whether it is technically possible. I'm a citizen of Germany and Saudi Arabia, and I want to travel via UAE. Once I arrive in Saudi Arabia, I'll try to enter with KSA pass but a Saudi official may see from passport that I live in Germany, and in that point is there a risk that he may ask me for German residence permit or stamps or a visa? How can I possibly tackle this situation?

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    this will not be answerable without naming all the countries involved. – Kate Gregory May 15 at 16:26
  • am I right that your concern is "you have passport A so in you come - hey, wait, I see in your A passport that you live in B, so you had better have a visa because B people need a visa!" that's not a thing. – Kate Gregory May 15 at 16:26
  • And more generally I'm asking how someone might travel via a third country. I've read an answer, but I haven't found it clear though. – user97607 May 15 at 16:31
  • The countries I'm a citizen of require a visa to each other's citizens – user97607 May 15 at 16:32
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    then what? that's what needs to be in the question, and it won't be answerable unless the countries are specifically named. – Kate Gregory May 15 at 16:39
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a Saudi official may see from passport that I live in Germany

How would he see that? You're a German citizen, you don't need visas or anything, so there should be nothing in the Saudi passport that links you to Germany.

The main exception here is if you have renewed your Saudi passport in Germany, in which case this may be stated in the passport and lead to questions. This is why it's generally advisable for secret dual citizens to renew their passport in their home country.

Is there a risk that he may ask me for German residence permit or stamps or a visa?

Yes, there is always a risk, since at the end of the day what you're doing is against Saudi law. The risk is low if you arrive via a third country and there's nothing obviously linking you to your second country of citizenship, but Immigration officers can ask anything they like and a question like "Where have you been for the last two years?" can quickly lead you to thin ice.