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I was in Germany at work for 3 months as a student. When I returned to my country at the airport, they stamped me and put this on the stamp and put a new normal stamp underneath, they didn't tell me anything from there and I returned to my country. Do you know what this means? passport stamps

To be more specific, why there are two stamps and what is the meaning of the first one(that blue stamp and blue text)?

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  • Are you asking why there are two stamps?
    – morsor
    Commented Oct 24, 2023 at 14:27
  • When was the blue text added?
    – mdewey
    Commented Oct 24, 2023 at 14:33
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    Commented Oct 24, 2023 at 14:33
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    In this case, it is probably due to the smudges making the stamp illegible
    – xngtng
    Commented Oct 24, 2023 at 14:50
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    Upper page, you are shown to have left, this was cancelled, the cancellation was confirmed with the blue stamp and dark blue signature, lower page, you are again shown to have left. As xngtng commented, the second "you left" is more readable than the first one. Net result, one departure.
    – o.m.
    Commented Oct 24, 2023 at 15:26

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Upper page, you are shown to have left, but this was cancelled with the slashes. The cancellation was confirmed with the blue stamp and dark blue signature (a rather common Bavarian name). So according to the upper page, you have not left.

Lower page, you are again shown to have left. As xngtng commented, the second "you left" is more readable than the first one, which is the presumable reason.

Net result, one valid departure stamp, one invalidated stamp saying nothing, you left once and not twice.

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