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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 ...
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How long can I visit the UK within one year's time? [duplicate]

I am a Canadian citizen w/ a Canadian passport. I went on a student visitor visa from September 11 2014 to December 17 2014. I'm returning on May 2 and leaving July 30 of this year as a tourist. How ...
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Entering the UK as a tourist after recently visiting as a student visitor?

I went on a three and a half month exchange to the UK Sept 2014 to DEc 2014. I've been back here at home in Canada since and now, in May 2015, will be going back to visit my boyfriend as a tourist for ...
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Can I travel into the U.S. with nexus even though my passport has expired?

I'm looking to travel into the states for the weekend (I live in Canada). My passport has expired but I have nexus. Can I still use nexus even if my passport has expired?
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Adjustment of status/expired visa, wanting to travel within US by air [closed]

I am a Canadian citizen about to adjust status to permanent resident. Paperwork will be filed prior to my travel. I want to stay in the US for a vacation but my visa is expired and I am now considered ...
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Japan transit visa for a Filipino who has just acquired Canadian citizenship but has no Canadian passport

My girlfriend and I want to buy a bargain flight to Thailand from Toronto. We would be saving over $1,000 between the two of us. The return leg stops over at Narita for 11 hr and 50 minutes. There are ...
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With a B-1/B-2 US visa, do I still have to return home within six months?

I am planning to go to US to volunteer at an unpaid charity organization for ten months from August-June. I have a B-1/B-2 visa which will expire in ten years. Does it allow me to stay a bit longer (...
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A Canadian flying from Spain to Canada through London. Do I go through customs in London?

I am a Canadian flying from Vancouver to Barcelona through London, Heathrow, and return. I have been told that on my return, I do not have to go through Customs and Immigration in London as it, along ...
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Medical coverage travelling to place of birth

Born in Ireland moved to Canada, now holds dual citizenship. Am I medically covered when travelling back home to Ireland to visit family?
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Will I have problems entering the US if I'm only staying a week and then leaving for an extended stay in the UK?

I'm a Canadian citizen. I'm planning to go to New York for a week (entering by land) and then fly from there to the UK to stay for three months (I have a valid UK work visa). I'm wondering if I might ...
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Tourist Visa for Italy for Canadians

I have a Canadian passport but live in the United Arab Emirates. I would like to visit Italy for a week but would like to know if my passport will be enough or if I will need a tourist visa.
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Can I rent a manual transmission car in the UK with a Canadian driving license?

I've read that in the UK, in order to drive a manual transmission car, you must hold a driver's license that shows you took your test with a manual transmission. I have a Canadian driving license (...
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Travel visa for Mozambique for Canadian and UK citizens?

Hi I am Canadian and will be travelling in South Africa and then travelling by car to Mozambique for a few days. I checked websites but am still confused about the visa process for Mozambique - I have ...
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Must one always have one's passport when using NEXUS?

As of now, can a Canadian cross into the US by land or otherwise with just a NEXUS card or does one always have to show one's passport also?
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Must a Canadian citizen enter Canada on a Canadian passport?

This question assumes that this citizen has another passport (eg from dual citizenship). I thought to ask because identical questions for different countries yielded disparate answers. Both of the ...
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Can a Canadian citizen go to Berlin on a one-way ticket?

My friend was thinking of booking last-minute trips...& I was wondering whether a Canadian citizen not born in Canada can travel to Berlin for a month with a one-way ticket and no visa? I'm not ...
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Canadian citizen traveling to USA and what other documents besides passport are required?

What other identification is required besides a passport when travelling to the USA from Canada? Also is a criminal records check done in Canada sufficient for noncriminal entry into usa?
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Am I eligable for another visa after my Working Holiday Visa expires, if i am employed? (Canadian citizen working in the Netherlands) [closed]

I am a Canadian citizen currently working in the Netherlands on a Working Holiday Visa. I am employed, and wanting to stay longer. Am I eligible for another visa?
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Canadian overstayed a US visit by one year what is the penality and when can he return to the US?

A Canadian was recently denied a weekend visit from Toronto to NY due to two previous overstays for about a year. What is the the penalty for this overstay? How does he correct this so the next ...
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Visit to Bangkok for Canadian expatriate

I am a Canadian citizen but living as an expatriate in Dubai, UAE. Is it true I can get a tourist visa to Bangkok on entry into the country? I am concerned because the local Thai consulate does not ...
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Must one always request a visa in his country of citizenship?

As a general rule, can I apply for a tourist visa to a country, while in a country where I'm not a citizen or resident? Most visa applications require that you apply no earlier than 3 months before ...
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Canadian Driver renting a car in the UK

Do I need to get an international licence to rent a car in the UK?
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Denied Entry into USA - Impact on Future Travel

My colleague and I were denied into the USA today from Canada for a work-sanctioned trip. We are both Canadian citizens with Canadian passports. My colleague was unable to properly communicate the ...
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Asking about transit visa traveling from Nigeria to Canada with a Canadian passport [duplicate]

Does a Canadian passport holder need a transit visa for a London transit when traveling from Nigeria to Toronto, Canada?
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Canadian minors travelling to Poland with grandmother. What additional documentation is required?

My two minor children (both 8 y.o.) are traveling from Toronto to Warsaw for three weeks this summer. My wife and I are married and living together with the children. Besides passports, what ...
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Getting a Chinese visa in the US as a Canadian citizen

I am a Canadian citizen with a Canadian passport, though I am currently doing a 4-month internship in the United States on a TN1 Visa. My internship ends at the end of August, and I am scheduled to ...
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Canadian visiting the USA after previously being denied?

I am hoping to hear from other people with similar experiences. What I am wondering is, what are the chances that I will be denied entry into the USA, after having been denied in the past? See the ...
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Dual Canadian and British citizen with only a British passport

I am both a British citizen and a Canadian citizen I live in the UK and only have a British passport. Will being Canadian with proof of Canadian citizenship alter the requirement to obtain an ESTA ...