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Can I enter Iran with an expired Iranian passport, while being in possession of a second passport?

I am a Canadian citizen and I am traveling to Iran (back home) this December. My Iranian passport expired on 17/05/2015. I was wondering if I can use it. I want to renew my passport in Iran because it ...
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The UK's policy on time left on passport for non-EU citizens?

Additional info: I am Canadian, going for a 1-week leisure trip, and have never before had trouble at the UK border. Otherwise phrased: Will I be allowed into the UK with a passport has 5.5 months ...
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Do I have to bring both passports to enter India with an eTourist visa?

On the eTourist visa to india, should I really have to specify both my passports (Canada and the US)? If yes, do I have to bring both passports to enter or just one?
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Which forms of Canadian ID are accepted in the US? [closed]

I am a Canadian citizen. In Canada, our driver license can be used as a primary photo ID almost everywhere. If I don't want to show my passport, can my British Coloumbia driver license be used as ...
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Visa: USA to UK, Short Visit for Business Meetings & Tourism

I sell software, and I'm planning to have meetings with existing or potential clients in the UK. I also want to do a bit of sightseeing. I won't be receiving any sort of payment from a UK source ...
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Traveling to the Schengen area with a UK visa-rejection stamp, as a citizen of an Annex II country

In July 2016 I have been denied a visa to the UK. Now my concern is if it's possible to enter the Schengen area in September for research and sightseeing with a cross stamp in my passport? I'm a ...
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UK visa refusal, seeking temporary entry to collect personal items

On my last visit to the UK as a Canadian citizen visitor I was refused entry, on 22 May 2016. During the interview I slipped out I am a freelancer after leaving university last September (2015). Soon ...
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Transit visa via Muscat Oman airport and Yemen border go and back?

We are a family of 5 people traveling from Canada to Yemen via Muscat Oman airport, we have 4 people with a Canadian passport and our mother has a Yemeni passport and Canadian permanent residence. ...
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Applying for Chinese visa while traveling

I am a Canadian living in the US. I am leaving for Central and South America for 6 months in October. I come back on April 4th and am supposed to leave for China on April 11th. I thought I would apply ...
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Is there a penalty for not filing my new passport with NEXUS immediately?

I just got my new Canadian passport after becoming a Canadian citizen in April. I am going to out of country for two months and my understanding is this change will require a new NEXUS card to be sent ...
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Travel after removal from UK [closed]

I'm a Canadian citizen currently living in Iraq. I recently went to the U.K. for work and they denied me entry and removed me. My question is, if I go back to Canada, will I be questioned about it? I ...
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Visiting the UK after a previous work visa refusal?

I have a quick question if anyone can help it would be appreciated. My friend (she is Canadian) is on a trip through Europe. She arrived in London for a layover today before heading onto the continent ...
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How many years can I get on a Canadian tourist visa?

I am visiting the US on a B1 visa for two months. I am planning to visit Canada on a tourist visa. I looked at the process but they haven't mentioned anywhere whether it is single- or double-entry. ...
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Stay in UK for Canadian passport holders [closed]

I am a British citizen and i live in UK with my family. My mother is a Canadian citizen and is visiting me now. She visited me last year from sept 2015 to Feb 2016. And this time she came to us again (...
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Do I need a visa to work remotely in Europe as a Canadian citizen for six weeks?

I'm currently working in Canada as a Canadian citizen and planning on travelling to a few places in Europe for six weeks. I am also going to continue working remotely full time. Is there any legal ...
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I've been granted temporary admission to the UK for only three days. What can I do?

Edit: He was waiting outside for 10 hours and i paid 450 for 2 nights at a hotel but i got a part refund i forgot to say so it was 350 for 2 nights, he paid for the train costs and taxi's as well as ...
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Canadian wants to go to US for meetings

My husband is a 62 year old Canadian. He was contracted by a Canadian company to go to Detroit to monitor a Canadian registered aircraft while it is being maintained by a USA company. He has been ...
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Nearest Iranian embassy for Canadians

Given that neither the United States nor Canada have formal diplomatic ties with Iran anymore, that Canadian citizens are required to obtain a visa before traveling to Iran and can't obtain a visa on ...
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Is a guide needed for Canadians in Iran?

I came across this page mentioning that Canadian citizens need to be accompanied by a guide when visiting, but then goes on to say it may not be necessary. Iran visa for Americans, British and ...
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Travel agent booked ticket when passport has less than 3 months left

Briefly, my boyfriend's mum booked a ticket for me to Germany through a travel agent. The travel agent requested a scan of my passport photo page (which shows the expiry date). I hold a Canadian ...
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How can I organize a year-long exchange to Germany? [closed]

I am an eleventh-grade male Canadian high school student. Over the past couple of years, I have found myself very interested in the German language and culture. Recently, in my spare time, I have ...
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Cross Border Work Visa Requirement?

I'm a Canadian citizen tour guide that will be picking up a group in the US and touring them for a week in the US before we enter Canada to finish the trip for another week in Canada. Do I require any ...
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Canadian/Iranian Citizen Transiting USA aiport

Do I need a visa or a visa waiver ? I am transiting through USA to visit Mexico. If I have a Canadian passport, but I'm also a dual citizen of Iran, do I need a visa just for the transit ? Also, I am ...
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Dual citizenship passports and visas

This is about entering the USA. I have Hungarian citizenship with a 10 year B1/B2 visa in my passport I got before Hungary became part of the VWP. Real soon now, I will become a Canadian citizen (my ...
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I am a Canadian banned from traveling to the US; will I be allowed entry into Jamaica if the flight is direct from Canada?

After traveling a dozen times to the US for vacations I was flagged at US customs because of a 20 year old assault charge found on my record that dates back to my teenage years. I can no longer fly ...
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Can a Canadian volunteer in the US without applying for a work visa? If so, what documents are needed? [duplicate]

I would like to volunteer at the Emerald City comic convention in Seattle. What documentation do I need to cross the US border? I am Canadian.
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Can Iranian-Canadians enter on arrival to the US?

I am an Iranian-Canadian dual citizen studying in the US with an F1 visa. My parents are both dual citizens as well. I understand that Canadians are not affected by the recent bill placing ...
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Is it becoming illegal for a Canadian citizen to enter Canada presenting a foreign passport?

Some countries (e.g., U.S., Israel) require their citizens to present themselves as such when entering the country - that is, they cannot enter using another country's passport. In Canada there is no ...
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New Visa Waiver law

I am a Canadian Citizens born in Canada to Iranian parents, I have never been to Iran nor have I ever applied for Iranian citizenship, but it seems like that doesnt matter and youre considered "...
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Returning to the UK with valid visa on soon-to-expire Canadian passport

I'm a Canadian currently on a Tier 5 visa in the UK. I'm going back to Canada for 2.5 weeks this weekend and will return to the UK in early January. My visa is valid until October 2016 but my ...
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Regarding new rules for getting a tourist visa for Egypt

I am a Canadian citizen, visiting in Malaysia right now, want to go to Egypt. I read the rules for visas changed in March 2015, but also read that change was reversed or something. I'm wondering if ...
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Dual citizen entering the US on one passport and leaving on another

I am a Canadian and Dutch citizen. I am going on a trip to the Netherlands in January. I am going to be driving across the border (from Canada to the US), and then flying to Amsterdam, with a ...
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Can I enter the US with my Canadian passport from another country?

I'm a Canadian citizen with a valid passport and also a holder of a Hong Kong resident card. Can i fly directly from Hong Kong to the US using my Canadian passport without a visa? What if the trip ...
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Dual Citizen with a Canadian Passport [duplicate]

I am a Canadian currently sitting in a room waiting to take the Oath for American citizenship. They told us we will not be able to enter the US on a foreign passport once we are American citizens. ...
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Canadian Citizen, but can I leave Canada with a foreign passport? [duplicate]

I am Canadian citizen with an Austrian passport as well. I wish to leave Pearson Airport using only my Austrian passport to live in EU. (I am in Canada a Canadian) Would this be acceptable?
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Crossing from Sarnia to Port Huron, MI in a car without a passport

Can we drive across the blue water bridge from Canada to the US and back without a passport? We have proof of Canadian citizenship but our passports just expired.
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Is there a minimum number of days a Canadian must spend in Canada before returning to the US? [duplicate]

Is there a requirement that says how long I have to be in Canada before I can go back to US? My situation is: I just got back to Canada not too long ago, but was notified there is a conference in a 5 ...
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Denied immigration to the US, can I go back as a tourist?

I'm a Canadian citizen. A few years ago I was offered a job in the USA. When I got to the border I wasn't allowed to enter - apparently the proper paperwork wasn't in place for me to work in the USA....
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What's the fastest way of getting a visa for Australia after ETA is refused?

I am in Canada and tried applying for the ETA for Australia online. It was deferred and I waited 12 hours to find out that it was not approved. My flight is in 3 days, is there any way to get an ETA ...
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Hong Kong: Visa for Multiple Entries?

I will be travelling to Hong Kong in a few months' time. I hold dual nationality and neither of my nationalities requires a visa to enter Hong Kong. During my trip, I will travel to Korea for a few ...
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Dual citizenship entering Canada with expired Canadian passport

My 13 year old daughter's Canadian passport expired in May of this year, I totally forgot that it needed to be renewed... She has a valid Japanese passport as well as a green card, we live in the ...
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Traveling to the U.S. after a 10 Year Ban

I am a Canadian citizen, but in 2005 I overstayed my time in the US for about a year and left on my own in June 2005. I tried entering back into the U.S. last year and was informed that I had a 10 ...
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Originating country for first student visa entry to UK

If you have a Tier 4 Student Visa for the UK do you need to enter the UK for the first time from your home country? My home country is Canada but I'll be travelling in Europe (Denmark) before ...
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Use of NHS when travelling in Britain with dual citizenship

I have dual citizenship Canadian and British. I receive a British old age pension. Can I use the NHS free when spending 2 weeks holiday in UK and Spain?
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Dual US/Canadian citizen with an expired passport [duplicate]

I'm hoping someone may able to answer my question... I am a dual citizen of US and Canada. I was born in the states but grew up in Canada and like alot of other dual citizens, I hold both Canadian ...
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Canadian citizen (but not resident), do I need an ESTA to travel to the USA from Belgium?

I am a Canadian citizen who lives in Belgium. I want to visit NY this summer. Do I need a ESTA waiver for that?
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Traveling to Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore on Canadian Passport without tourist visa [closed]

I am going on an Asia Tour. I have a Canadian passport. Do I need any visa for going there? Do I need a return ticket as well to enter there? can I use a one way ticket to Malaysia and also buy a one ...
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First-time Chinese visa applicant needing to apply at a Chinese consulate in Canada

I'm a canadian passport holder residing in US (SF Bay area, with green card)and I'm applying for a Chinese visa (L visa). Since this is the first time of my Chinese visa application, I was told that ...
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Connecting through UK when between UK visas

My friend is a Canadian citizen and currently in the UK on a Tier 5 Youth Mobility visa. This expires at the end of July. She has obtained a place at a UK university and that course starts in mid-...
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Do I need a transit visa in India if I don't have any checked luggage?

I am Canadian flying with Lufthansa to New Delhi and then taking a flight to Kathmandu with IndiGo. I will be waiting at the airport for my connecting flight less than three hours and I will not have ...