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Dual UK Australian national visiting Vietnam

I have dual Australian and UK citizenship/passports. I am leaving Australia, travelling to Vietnam, then returning to Australia after 13 days. I was planning to leave Australia with my Australian ...
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Can I stay in Schengen after my German Residence Permit ends?

I am an Australian citizen / passport holder on a German Residence Permit that expires on 15 August 2024. I first entered Germany on 13 February 2024 and applied for a Residence Permit for the ...
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Australian Travelling to Türkiye [closed]

How is it that Australian passport holders are not eligible for visa free entry status to Türkiye when countries such as NZ,UK,EU, USA and Canada are eligible? What have we done to not be on the ...
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Travelling from Ireland to England on an Australian passport as a British Citizen

I’m planning to travel to Ireland for a few days from England, but my English passport has expired. However, I have a valid Australian passport which I can use to enter Ireland, but I’m worried about ...
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Does one need a return ticket if visiting the UK for the first time on an Australian passport if only aiming to go for 7 weeks?

My 20-year-old daughter is travelling for the first time to the UK to visit friends. However due to $$ constraints I can only get her a one-way ticket. But I'm looking to getting her a ticket back ...
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Contact in Chile for Chilean e-visa?

I’m an Australian trying to apply for a visa to visit Chile for tourism. Application looks all good except for this one part at the end which says I must provide a “Contacto en Chile” (Contact in ...
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How to answer transit question in ESTA application?

A friend is trying to complete the US ESTA application for a trip to Mexico. They will be flying in to LAX and then driving to Mexico the same day, and on their trip home they'll be driving from ...
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Norfolk Island Aussie citizen status when entering the USA

Norfolk Island is a territory between* Australia and New Zealand. Up until 2016 it was self-governing, however in the middle of that year Australia changed its status, and most Australian laws now ...
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Puerto Rico immigration

I’m from Australia, travelling to Chile and Colombia, then off to San Juan Puerto Rico for a few days. From there, flying straight back to Aus via Dallas. Do I complete all my immigration requirements ...
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Australian re-entering South Africa on 90 day visa

The South African High Commission in Australia is unable to tell me the period required, after completing a 90-day visa in South Africa, before being able to re-enter South Africa on another 90-day ...
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This article in a major Australian newspaper says Aussies just gained visa-free access to Japan. Didn't we already have it?

I've been visiting Japan for something like twenty years with Australian passports and never needed to obtain a visa in advance. I've always been granted 90-day stays. I was there a few months before ...
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UK and Australian dual national travelling in Europe

I hold UK and Australian citizenship/passport, and have entered Europe on my UK passport. I plan to leave Europe and head back to the UK after about 3 weeks stay, but will need to return to Europe ...
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Umrah Visa from Australia on Foreign Passport

I and wife plan to travel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for performing Umrah. While she's an Australian citizen I have an Indian passport and I am living with her, on a partner visa, in Australia. I ...
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Dual citizen (Australia and UK) with different surname on each passport. Which passport do I use to book and to travel? [duplicate]

I have dual citizenship (Australia & UK). Both passports have a different surname. The first and middle names are identical in both passports. I’m planning a return trip from Australia to the UK. ...
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Does Indonesia (Bali) still offer free visa-free entry for Australian citizens?

I came across multiple conflicting claims regarding visiting Bali short-term with an Australian passport, Visa-on-arrival is available for Australian citizens - costs US$35, and is valid for 30 days ...
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Name change with Australian passport and UK BRP

I am an Australian citizen working in the UK on a Tier 2 visa, I have legally changed my name in the UK (by stat dec) and Australia (via updated birth certificate). Next week I will be updating it on ...
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Do Australian citizens need a letter of invitation to visit a Schengen and EU country for tourism?

In other words, are there any requirements for the Australian citizens to visit Schengen area/EU for tourism purposes using the Visa Waiver Programme?
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Do we have to pay for a visa to get into Abu Dhabi during a layover of 16hrs en route to Australia from Norway?

Do we have to purchase a Visa into Abu Dhabi during a layover of 16hrs en route to Sydney? I am Australian and the Wife and Kids hold Norwegian Passports.
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update Australian passport from UK

I have legally changed my name. I am trying to update my Australian Passport. I live in the UK under a Tier 2 Visa. I have assembled my documents and have everything I need. But because my current ...
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Can I use the E-gates at UK airport with new citizenship, having had a previous visa refusal on a prior citizenship?

I'm a recently naturalised Australian citizen. I'm looking to travel to the UK with my wife for a holiday. My wife is an Irish citizen and Australian as well. 6 years ago I applied for an EEA family ...
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Can I enter the UK using my British Citizenship certificate without having a British passport?

I have recently just naturalised as a British citizen, however, it will take 7-10 weeks to get a British passport in which I would have to send my current Australian passport and Citizenship ...
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Is there really no way for Australian citizens to return home from India right now legally?

I just read that Australia has passed a law that makes it illegal for citizens to return home from India. Is there absolutely no way to do it? Can't the embassy in New Delhi assist in some way? I ...
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I am stuck in transit in Malaysia from Australia

I was travelling from Australia to the Philippines with a stopover in Malaysia, to meet my wife and daughter. They almost refused to let me board the plane in Melbourne because I didn’t have a face ...
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Biometrics for a second UK partner visa [closed]

I had a partner visa back in 2014 for the UK. We stayed there for 10 months and then returned back to Australia. We would like to move back to the UK, but I'm not sure if I need to do biometrics again....
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Business visit to EU for equipment installation

I am an Australian resident in the UK, and a partner of a dual UK-EU national, operating a small business. I am exploring undertaking short business visits to install technical equipment on-site at a ...
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I’m 16, I’m stuck outside of Australia with an expired Australian passport and my mother is refusing to give me my valid one. What can I do?

My parents are divorced and still in a custody battle over my sister and me so we need signatures from both of them for me to get a passport. We got a passport earlier this year but because my dad isn’...
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Can I apply for a UK visa from outside home country?

I'm Australian, but wanting to switch the Ancestry visa for the UK. Given the whole corona thing I'm struggling to get home without paying thousands as the airline messed up my original flight. My ...
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17 year old trying to get back to US, with dual citizenship in Australia

I am a 17 year old in Australia trying to go back to the US. If I have citizenship for both Australia and the US am I allowed to travel back alone without my parents’ permission? Is there any way I ...
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Less than 6 month's passport validity transit through Doha

Is it possible to transit through Doha Airport (not leaving the airport) with less than 6 months validity on your passport? If entry is permitted at destination location (Sydney)
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I'm eligible to stay 90 days in Schengen out of 180, but can I also stay 90 days in Romania, or are the days there concurrent with the Schengen days?

I'm an Australian citizen and I've been in Schengen over 70 days visa free, out of 90 days that I'm permitted to stay. I know Romania (and Bulgaria) are part of the EU but not yet part of Schengen, ...
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Will I have trouble travelling to the UK as a vocal Extinction Rebellion member?

Extinction Rebellion (XR) has been listed as terrorist organisation in the UK. I am an Australian citizen with a passport who has been to the UK before, and an active member of XR Australia. Will I ...
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Australian travelling to EU before the date of my visa

I can't find the answer to wether as an Australian passport holder I can enter the EU before the date of my long stay visa. my visa is dates 19 of december I want to enter a week before due to my ...
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Australian with German Residence Permit... Schengen?

I have contacted Your Advice Europe, the Australian Embassy, and the Spanish Embassy, and responses are extremely mixed. I also posted this on Toy Town Germany, who advised I post here. Any input ...
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Is the true price for a Cambodia visa on arrival for an Australian citizen $30 USD or $37 USD (or 1,500 THB)?

I just crossed from Thailand to Cambodia today at Koh Kong. I'd done my research and expected the visa-on-arrival to cost $30 USD. WikiTravel and WikiVoyage vary a little. One says $30 or $35 for a ...
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How long can I stay in Germany after quitting my Blue Card job?

I am Australian and as such from a non-EU country and hold a German "Blue Card EU" which is tied to a job I had in Germany. I worked there for 1 year but stopped working there last week. I am now in ...
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B2 Visa for cohabiting partner of J1 Visa holder [closed]

Situation: Drawing on https://travel.stackexchange.com/a/64098/83034 and the reference therein (https://fam.state.gov/FAM/09FAM/09FAM040202.html#M402_2_4_B_5), it seems appropriate for my partner who ...
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Applied for ESTA and was denied. Subsequently, secured a visa and travelled to US. Can I try ESTA again? [duplicate]

I was rejected for a visitor visa for the USA when I was an Indian citizen. Now I am an Australian Citizen. I applied for ESTA, which got denied, maybe due to my previous rejection. Since then I have ...
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Entering Australia with Australian Passport Leaving with American

So I am a dual citizen currently residing in Australia, but I need to go home to America pretty much ASAP (2 days) due to family circumstances. I entered Australia on my now expired Australia passport,...
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How to Obtain Fast Track Entry to Australia

Would somebody please tell me if there is an expedited service for returning Australians to get through customs quickly? I have dual citizenship (USA/AU) and while I can find info about going faster ...
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Multiple entry in a month allowed under ESTA? [duplicate]

I am from Australia and planning to visit Canada and U.S this year. I got my ESTA approval but not sure about coming to U.S. twice in a month. I will be visiting NY from Toronto and then back to ...
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New dual citizen Canada/Australia

I am a Australian citizen by birth living in Canada. I recently got my canadian citizenship and also got married. I am trying to decide whether to apply for my Canadian passport with my maiden or ...
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Can one use a US passport with a valid ETA to enter Australia if Aus citizenship has been granted (but no Aus passport yet)?

I applied for citizenship by descent for my daughter 4 months ago assuming there would be plenty of time to get an Australian passport before she travels to Australia at the end of July. Due to a ...
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Car insurance for UK to Iran trip [closed]

My husband and I are Australians who want to buy a car in the UK and drive it to Iran through Europe (incl. Eastern Europe), Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan etc. We want to leave ASAP once we have the ...
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Can a baby exit Estonia for the first time on an Australian passport?

I'm Australian and live with my Estonian wife in Estonia. Our daughter was born here in Estonia and is therefore an Estonian citizen. We're thinking about moving back to Australia at some point (my ...
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Baby with American citizen father, travelling to America

I am an American citizen, living in Australia, with my wife (Australian citizen) and baby girl (born here in Australia). We are travelling to America in a few weeks. We have obtained an Australian ...
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Australian and US Passport - Travel to Ukraine from Germany

I flew into Germany in November 2018 and then applied for a working Holiday Visa in germany. I have this by now (a card saying Aufenthaltstitel/residence permit, valid until november 2019) and I would ...
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B2 VISA REJECTION DILEMMA [closed]

Both my wife and I applied recently for a B2 visa. The purpose is to stay longer period than what ESTA offers (90 days). We're Australian Citizens, in the early 60s, both have full time job with ...
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Visa cancellation [closed]

If someone is leaving in Australia and their Visa got rejected just because someone complained about them in embassy What will be the solution to apply for the Visa again
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Will I be fingerprinted arriving in the UK? Paris to London Eurostar - Aussie Citizen

I am catching the train from Paris to London. I want to know if I will be fingerprinted if arriving in the UK as a tourist.
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Dual passport holder travel to Bali

I am a dual citizen with an in date UK passport and an Australian passport that has less than 6 months. I have applied for a new Australian Passport but it may not arrive before I am due to go to Bali ...
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