Questions tagged [dual-nationality]

Issues that arise from having more than one passport, usually during immigration and visa processing.

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How to lawfully leave United States without a United States passport for United States citizen

The law requiring US citizens to "bear" a US passport when leaving and entering the US is the Immigration and Naturalization Act section 215, found at 8 USC § 1185, Travel control of citizens and ...
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Leaving Sweden with a different passport?

Can I leave Sweden in August (by plane to Spain), showing my Argentinean valid passport even though I entered Sweden with a Spanish passport? Or is it that they won't let me board the plane? I have ...
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Dual Citizenship (US, S. Korea) and entering Korea [duplicate]

I am currently a college student (20yrs) finishing up a semester of college in the US before flying back to Korea to be with my parents, but I heard that the travel restrictions in Korea are a bit ...
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Am I over-staying in the Philippines? Japanese Dual citizen

I have been living in the Philippines since I was a kid. I was born to a Japanese father and Filipino mom, which makes me a Filipino citizen. A few days ago, I inquired about getting a Filipino ...
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Two different names in EU and US passports? [duplicate]

I am a USA-Italy dual citizen about to change my last name through marriage. In Italy I can't change my name though, so I'll have my Italian passport in one name and the US passport in another. Is ...
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Which passport to present to a third EU country's immigration if you have two EU nationalities?

I am aware of this question, however that is primarily about which passport to present to whom within the airport. I have two EU nationalities: Belgian and Finnish (born Finnish, acquired Belgian) ...
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I am a Canadian with dual citizenship that left Canada without using my Canadian passport [duplicate]

I have dual passports, Canadian and Japanese. The last names on the passport are different, one being my Mom’s maiden name and the other my Dad’s. I booked a flight to Japan from Canada using my ...
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Can I enter the USA with a naturalization certificate and foreign passport?

I do have my oath ceremony scheduled for February 27th,2020 early morning I know that I will surrender my green card and get my naturalization certificate. my problem is next day on 28th i am ...
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Not displaying 2nd nationality while applying for ESTA

Is it possible that US DHS denies an entry to a passport holder eligible to enter the US with ESTA if he doesn't submit his other nationality on the online format? I mean, It may depend on the context ...
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Dual Citizen (FR/SN) - Can I enter Senegal with foreign passport?

I am a French and Senegalese citizen. Is it REQUIRED to enter Senegal on my Senegalese passport? (I know it is easier... I am curious from a strictly legal perspective).
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Can a British/Mauritius Dual National use a Mauritius passport to go to Paris and Back

I am a British citizen. I was born in Britain, but I have Mauritius passport. I would like to do a return trip to Paris on the Eurostar. Can I use my Mauritius passport?
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Can I obtain a IEC Working Holiday Visa Canada as a Dual Citizen of the U.S. and Portugal

I understand that as an American I can't apply for the working holiday visa but Portugal has a the partnership so I'm trying to figure out: Can I, as a dual citizen get a IEC Working Holiday Visa for ...
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Can a German-Syrian dual citizen obtain US humanitarian parole?

If a person has German and Syrian citizenship, can they get humanitarian parole to enter the US, despite the travel ban for Syrian citizens? I applied for a B1/B2 tourist visa with my German passport ...
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New UK passport dual citizenship observation

I just received my renewed UK passport and one detail really troubled me. On the first page, they printed all info regarding my second passport, complete name, number, expire, issue date etc. During ...
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Can dual citizen children purchase JR Passes?

I took a look at the JR Pass website, but it's not very specific when it comes to dual citizens. My child has Canadian and Japanese citizenship and both passports. Current the child is under 6, so ...
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Esta and D160 denied - what can I change about my life? [closed]

I applied for a US tourist visa when I was only had a Brazilian passport, and they refused to give the visa. Now I have a British Passport and I have applied for the ESTA and D160 under 214. based on ...
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Are USA dual-citizens forbidden to apply for an ESTA? [closed]

We've had many questions here about dual citizens who for any number of reasons, might want to apply for an ESTA. Most notably, if the other country they belong to is either hostile to the USA or to ...
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Double nationality requirements to travel to and from Brazil, 2019

I'm a Brazil and US national. Since the lift of US requirements for visa to travel to Brasil in 2019, do I still need my Brazil passport to enter and exit Brazil?
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Dual citizen traveling to Canada and US

I am Canadian and US citizen but born in Iran. Every week, I go to Canada to visit a friend and return to US without any issue, my question is: due to the new rule can I go to Canada to visit my ...
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Traveling to the US on a B1/B2 visa as a dual citizen

I'm a dual citizen of countries A and B. Citizens of both A and B require a visa to travel to the US. I hold a B1/B2 visa in my A passport and visit the US often for both business and pleasure. My A ...
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Any negative precedents obtaining Chinese travel document for children born abroad?

My Chinese wife, my two children (Schengen country nationals) and myself (also Schengen country nationals) are travelling to China soon. Applying for a Chinese visa is a rather expensive: for the ...
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Does TSA Precheck work when US citizens are exiting the US on a registered foreign passport?

I have Global Entry via my United States citizenship. During the application, they asked me to declare all foreign citizenships I have and to take those passports with me to the interview (where they ...
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Can a dual citizen enter Brazil with an expired Brazilian passport?

I have dual citizenship, American and Brazilian. Can I travel to Brazil with an expired Brazilian passport, and return to the US with my American passport?
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Studying in EU as EU citizen without EU passport [closed]

My daughter wants to study in Germany for 6 months through a student exchange programme. She has dual citizenship - Czech Republic (EU) and New Zealand (non-EU), however she only has NZ passport, her ...
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Can dual US-Canadian citizens travel to the US with an expired US passport but valid Canadian passport?

My kids are dual Canadian-US citizens and will be travelling from Israel to Canada via the US. If their US passport is expired (but their Canadian one is valid) can they travel on their Canadian ...
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Use of the dual citizenship (US and Canada) with revoked passport

I have a dual citizenship. I had a pending tax liability with the IRS who confiscated my US passport. The US district court obliged me to pay $ 1,000/ month since 2013, and I did it religiously. I did ...
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Administrative processing for B2 US Visa for 6 months, is this time normal?

I am dual citizen of France and Lebanon and have been using an ESTA to visit the USA for the past years. (2-3 trips to the US per year to visit kids studying there). When I tried to renew my ESTA on ...
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Dual Citizenship travelling to the USA [duplicate]

Background: I want to travel to the USA. I have dual citizenship (British + Brazilian). I haven't applied to ESTA with British passport yet because I have B1/B2 Visa in the Brazilian passport ...
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2 Different Passports - One with 1 surname, the other with 2 surnames

I have a US passport and a Mexico passport. My US passport has only 1 surname, but my Mexican passport includes my mothers maiden name as a second surname. I want to purchase my US -> Mexico flight ...
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Being a citizen of a country but not having the passport of that country

What are the possible consequences of entering a country as a citizen (with dual citizenship) but without having the passport of that country? I have seen some questions that ask which passport to use ...
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I’m a dual US/UK citizen. Can I still enter the UK temporarily on my US passport?

I came to the UK as a US citizen, got indefinite leave to remain, and have just become a naturalised UK citizen. However, I am scheduled to travel abroad in a few days, and do not have time to apply ...
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worry about travelling with 2 passports with different Names (different names in ticket and passport)

Now I am in A country (Iran). My ticket was issued and the boarding pass will be issued through B passport. C country Does Not need a visa with B passport I do not want immigration to stamp my B ...
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When applying for a visa has there ever been a case of embassy asking for proof of right to be in the present country?

I believe I heard cases when a Chinese citizen living in the US attempted to renew their passport they were asked for proof on what grounds they were residing in the US as there was no US visa in ...
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What passport to enter for flight with dual citizenship? [duplicate]

I hold both a British and Russian dual citizenship, holding two passports. I am soon going on a flight to Russia and am not sure what passport to enter in the Advanced Passenger Information section. ...
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Can I get emergency travel documents if I didn't lose my passport but don't have it in my possession?

Let's say I travel abroad to country Z using passport A and leave or forget passport (UK) at home, and whilst abroad I lose passport A. Let's assume both A and UK can travel visa free to Z. If for ...
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Two passports in different names, stopover country needs one, destination — the other

Say a dual New Zealand and Mali citizen is flying from NZ to Mali via Australia (pure hypothetical). The passports are in different names. Mali passport alone needs transit visa for Australia. NZ ...
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Entering the US with dual citizenship but US passport is long expired?

I have a European passport which is currently valid (born in Europe) and a US passport (parents are American) which expired a while back (issued before I turned 16). Because of this I don't think I ...
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Can I visit Israel if I have 2 passports, one of them is Lebanese but will apply for visa with the other one?

Suppose a person is born in Armenia (and has an Armenian passport). Ones first nationality is Armenian, but then acquired the Lebanese passport due to the father being born in Lebanon and having the ...
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Minor consent letter with multiple citizenships

I think similar topics have been discussed here but I haven't seen an answer to my question (yet). We currently live in country A, my wife has passport B, I have passport C and our son has 3 ...
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Leaving (and reentering) Schengen area with document of other country as a EU national?

I am a EU national of country A, currently residing in Germany, and also a citizen of non-Schengen country B. Nationals of country B are issued a 90 day tourist visa upon entry to the Schengen area (...
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Trip out of US to Europe using only UK passport + birth certificate [duplicate]

My daughter, who resides in the US, is about to fly to the UK for a brief trip. She holds both US and UK passports and citizenships, and has a NEXUS card. Now, just before departure, we have realized ...
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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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Minors holding dual citizenship - using Canadian passport to enter/exit US [duplicate]

My husband and two daughters, ages two and six, are all dual American/Canadian citizens. We are traveling to England in less than two weeks. I am kicking myself because I realized today that my six-...
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Dual-national, returning to US the day the US Passport expires; can he check in with airline on Dutch passport but reenter with expiring US passport?

My Son is US and Dutch citizen. We live in the US. I just found out that his US passport expires On the day he returns to the US. His Dutch passport is valid for another 3 months. Can he check in at ...
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I am a dual citizen of United States and Mexico, can I use my Mexican license in california when visiting?

I am originally a US citizen that has moved to Mexico and gotten my dual citizenship. Around two years ago I've gotten a DUI and got my license suspended, I've completed my DUI classes and passed my ...
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Travelling with dual passport and changing at airport entry

I am holding Indian and Portuguese passports, I'm currently in India. Now I have to travel to the UK, I can't travel on my Indian passport because I would need a visa to travel to the UK. My ...
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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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can a 16 year old travel to Russia alone? (with both russian and us passports)

traveling by finnair, can a 16 year old travel to st. petersburg, russia alone? I have both russian and usa passports on me and last year when I traveled with my parents back to the us, we asked some ...
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Can I leave and re-enter Japan in this situation?

I'm a dual citizen of countries A and B, living in Japan. I entered Japan with a work visa on country A's passport, but that passport has expired. Passport B is still valid. Normally leaving Japan ...
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Travelling with a tagged Passport [closed]

My daughter has had a uk passport since birth (28 years) and applied to renew it. She also sent details of her Bahraini passport. After much fuss about names & the fact it was proved she cannot ...

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