Questions tagged [dual-nationality]

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

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Entering Spain with Soon-expiring US passport and expired Irish passport

I know someone who is a US and Irish dual citizen, travelling from Ireland to Spain (by Ryan Air), on a US passport because his Irish one is expired. His US passport is expiring a few days after his ...
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Dual Citizen - ESTA - Travel with stops in USA - Visited Iran

I'm in Brazil and I'm going to Australia. The best price is going with connections in the USA. I did the ESTA but I've answered that I had been in Iran in 2015 and automatically answered me that I was ...
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Dual citizen traveling to US: one valid passport; US visa in other-country expired passport

I am traveling to the US. I have dual Citinzenship (Mexico/Venezuela) My Venezuelan passport is holding my valid US visa. My Venezuelan passport is expired. My Mexican passport is valid. Will I have ...
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Do we need a visa to Germany

I’m travelling to Germany next week with my partner and daughter, when booking the flights I put my husbands nationality as Turkish not realising it should have been British as he is a British citizen ...
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Validity of Colombian cedula when it's in an older format

I currently hold a Colombian cedula that was issued in 2010. It has holograms but it is not the latest cedula format. I am a dual American/Colombian citizen. Would I be ok once it’s time to leave ...
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Traveling with 2 passports in case of Morocco

I'm a dual national with a Moroccan passport and basically I want to ask, in the specific case of Morocco, whether it was possible to enter and exit Morocco with the Moroccan passport if I have an ...
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Entered EU on EU passport, marked as leaving EU when entering Gibraltar on Canadian passport. Will this cause problems?

I have dual nationality, Canada-Poland (EU). Born and raised in Canada, but parents are Polish. Normally reside in Canada. Background: back in November 2021, I flew to the UK via Toronto > London &...
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leaving Poland on Canadian passport

I was born in Poland. I lived in Canada for around 30 years and am a citizen of both. I went back to Poland for the first time 3 years ago. I entered on my Canadian passport and only got a Polish ...
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Chinese/Spanish dual national entering Schengen area

I got a question after I got my Spanish citizenship. I have a Spanish passport now,I still have the permanent resident card from Spain. Also I am Chinese… I am planing to go back to Europe (Greece, ...
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Dual Passports, Different names-Singapore

Due to covid restrictions, I had to book my tickets this way. I am flying from the US to Singapore on my US passport with my married name. I am staying in Singapore for 4 days (entering SIngapore on ...
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Travel soon after UK naturalisation

I am an EU citizen with settled status in the UK, and just yesterday I got notified that my application for naturalisation as a british citizen has been approved. I reached out to my council, and I'm ...
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Dual citizen, traveling between citizenship countries, airlines and APIS?

This has been somewhat discussed in a couple of other threads, but I didn't see exactly how airlines and countries are handling APIS information in the case of a dual national traveling between the ...
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Dual citizen travelling abroad with a foreign passport before receiving the US Passport

So I'm in the process of getting my US passport but I also have my foreign passport that I traveled with this April. I used my Green Card to travel with it but they already accepted my US passport. (I ...
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Can a dual citizen with expired US passport leave the country with the foreign passport and request an emergency replacement to come back home?

We have a travel to Europe in 2 weeks and my friend just realized her US passport was expired since 2019. She's also a Brazilian citizen with a valid Brazilian passport. In a naive act of despair, she ...
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Can I get back into the US with an expired US passport and a valid UK passport? [duplicate]

Good evening I booked a trip and realized my US passport is expired. I have a passport from another country (UK) and wanted to know could i use that to get back into the US now that the US is letting ...
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Emergency flight to Madrid in 3 days & US Passport just expired

I am a US Citizen, and I need to travel to Spain in a few days but my passport is recently expired. I have dual citizenship to Ireland and hold a valid Irish passport that states my birthplace is the ...
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Dual/Dutch American Citizen visiting Netherlands [closed]

My wife and I live in the United States, I'm a dual American/Dutch citizen who has never lived in the Netherlands, my wife is American. We plan to move to travel in Europe, living in several EU ...
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Expired US Passport / Dual Citizenship Traveling

So my US passport expired a few weeks back and I expedited the renewal process, however, I'm not sure it will arrive in time for me to fly out the Mexico in a couple weeks. I have dual citizenship for ...
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Two passports, two different names, booked a flight

I have a Colombian passport and I booked a roundtrip to Spain a while ago. This week I became an US citizen and changed my name. So my question is, will I have any trouble coming back to the US since: ...
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Can a dual citizen lap child enter us with non-US passport

My 11 month old was born in the US and therefore a US citizen. We are traveling in 2 weeks and unfortunately we only have her non-US passport and there is no way to get a US passport in time. I ...
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dual us citizen with about to expire us passport, checking-in to departing flight leaving us with foreign passport

I understand dual US citizens are required to enter and exit with a valid US passport, or rather 'bear' a valid US passport as the actual wording goes. However, official government websites also use ...
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I have dual non-EU passports - can I back-to-back two 90-day EU stays using the two passports? [duplicate]

I am a citizen of two non-EU countries, both of which are allowed 90-day visa-free stays in the EU. Can I stay in the EU 90 days on one passport, leave the EU for one day then re-enter the EU on the ...
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BREXIT: leaving the EU with a second passport

I had entered Italy before Brexit and have a long-term visa here as a British national. However, I also have a Malaysian passport and am wondering since there is no stamp in my UK passport, would it ...
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Dual nationality - France<->Russia with ID card

I live, work and study in France. I have an internship opportunity in Russia in May. I have both nationalities. Flights: France -> Russia (May) Russia -> France (August) I have the following ...
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As a French national (as well as Mexican), what nationality am I if entering to another EU country (say Spain)?

I am a Mexican and French citizen living in France. Whenever the situation comes back closer to normality (after the pandemic), I would like to drive around Spain. As a French citizen, I would need a ...
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I have a 2 passports. I have a long term visa with passport A for country C. Can I enter country C with my passport B to have passport B stamped?

I have a 2 passports. I have a long term visa with my British Passport for Italy. Can I enter Italy with my Malaysian passport using my Italian residency on my British passport to have my Malaysian ...
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2 Passports with different signatures

I recently noticed that I have different signatures on both of my passports. I acquired my 2nd passport for eligibility to stay at a foreign country to study in a long term. I would like to visit ...
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Exit conditions for France for dual French-Tunisian citizen

Can a person with a french passport and a tunisian passport Go from Paris to Tunisia. To visit family. I'm reading the below and am really scared. https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/fr/le-ministere-et-son-...
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Leaving USA with other passport than used for entry [duplicate]

I am a dual citizen of Germany and USA and I will enter the USA soon with my US passport which is set to expire in 2 weeks. I plan on staying there for about 1 month before returning to my country of ...
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Can you enter the US with a German passport as a US/German citizen?

I am a US/German dual citizen and my passport is stuck with the Department of state in renewal. Even expediting it doesn't get my passport here on time for traveling on December 19th. Has anyone tried ...
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Am I a dual citizen? Can I go to Japan, where I was born? [closed]

I'm turning 18 in January and I was born in Japan. My mom is Filipino and my dad is Japanese. My mom brought me to the Philippines when I was 3 and I've been here for 14 years. I have a Japanese ...
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Can my husband travel to China with me using his Chilean passport?

My husband has dual citizenship. He has a Chilean passport and a USA passport. His USA passport has expired and they wont issue him one unless he pays his back child support all in full. My question: ...
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Can I still get a South African passport if I haven't lived there since I was a child?

I want to check if I can get a passport for a country I have not lived in since I was two years old. For context, I had a South African passport, but have since naturalised and gained British ...
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Visitor Visa Refusal (false representation as did not declare alternative name, dual nationality with a T4 visa)

My son is 12 years old, he was born in Canada. He is holding a Valid T4 Visa and BRP card. But recently I applied a Chinese passport for him with an alternative name and alternative birthday. I used ...
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Can I exit the US with my French passport and come back in the US with my American passport? [duplicate]

I want to travel abroad soon but my American passport will expire in less than 3 months, so the airline won't let me fly on it. My French passport is valid. The country I am going to accepts French ...
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Why will ETIAS add some motivation for dual US/EU citizens not to use their US passports to fly to the EU?

I read on this answer by phoog: I routinely use different passports for different flights on the same booking (a US passport and an EU passport) because I am typically flying between the US and the ...
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If I book a flight with a passport and the airline employee at the check-in desk refuses it, can I check in with a second passport of mine with UA?

I have a French passport and a US passport. If I book a flight with United Airlines with one passport and the airline employee at the check-in desk refuses it due to its physical condition, can I ...
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If I book a flight with a passport and the airline employee at the check-in desk refuses it, can I check in with a second passport of mine? [closed]

I have a French passport and a US passport. If I book a flight with one passport and the airline employee at the check-in desk refuses it due to its physical condition, can I check in with the second ...
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Using 2 Passports on rotation

I have a UK passport and a New Zealand passport. Assuming UK is no longer part of the EU, and UK passport holders are allowed visa-free visits to the Schengen Area for 90 in 180 days just like NZ ...
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As British citizen travelling on Australian passport do I need to get Australian passport endorsed before leaving UK?

I just got my naturalisation certificate as a British citizen. I want to travel to Australia and retain my right to abode. Do I need to apply for certificate of entitlement endorsing my Australian ...
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Exiting/entering the US - minor's US passport expired [duplicate]

I'm a US citizen as is my son. Due to COVID-19, I was unable to renew my son's passport. We have tickets and are supposed to travel to Spain within the next two weeks. He also has a current Spanish ...
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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 ...
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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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