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Questions tagged [dual-nationality]

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

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Entering Ukraine as a Ukrainian born, naturalised British citizen

I left Ukraine when I was 8, moved to the UK in 2005. I was born in Ukraine but permanently reside in the UK, have British Citizenship and a British Passport. Will I have any problems with going ...
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Passports with different names, check-in, ticket name, and immigration problem!

Just the account to find out answers to this problem, hopefully it can be solved :) So I will be travelling from Ethiopia to Amsterdam. I have an Italian and Venezuelan passports. Here is the case: ...
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May a Dutch citizen enter the Netherlands using a foreign passport?

EDIT: I have just noticed that the linked page on the Dutch identification requirement has changed. I do not know when or why it changed. It now reads Identificeren bij dubbele nationaliteit ...
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Multiple residencies along with multiple citizenships

Can a person have multiple residencies and each one in the country he/she is a citizen of? And can he/she have these residences printed each one in the respective country he/she is a citizen of? For ...
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Dual Australian/New Zealand citizenship with only Australian passport

I am an Australian living in New Zealand and was recently granted New Zealand citizenship. However I only have an Australian passport. Can I travel freely between Australia and New Zealand on my ...
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How long can I stay in Europe as an EU citizen living in the US?

I am a dual citizen (US/Greece) currently living in the US and visiting Greece for three and a half months. I entered Europe through Germany using my US passport (the Greek one is in the process of ...
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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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Travelling to S Africa on a U.K. Passport from NZ [duplicate]

I have UK and NZ passports and am travelling to S Africa from NZ and returning to NZ. I have no visa to enter S Africa on my NZ passport. So I would like to leave NZ on my UK passport and return on ...
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I purchased a ticket with foreign passport but now I have a citizen Passport, What to do? [duplicate]

I need your advice. I purchased a ticket with my Brazilian passport in January, and since then I received my Australian Passport that has a different 'first name', 'last name'. I called Qantas to ...
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Dual citizenship with the U.S. & Australia, but wwith only a U.S. passport

My children have dual citizenship US-Australia. Can we travel to Australia on US passports and ETAs?
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ESTA, two nationalities, two names, should I declare the second in the form?

I know there are similar topics (linked below) but I want to settle this once and for all. I will be travelling to the US later this year. I have two passports (UK/Indonesian), and the UK one has my ...
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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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I have two passports/nationalities. How do I use them when I travel?

I am a citizen of two different countries, and have two passports. How should I use my passports when traveling?
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Different name in my Philippine and Japanese Passport

My name in my Japanese passport is different to the one in my philippine passport. I’m going to Japan this June. I’m really worried because if i were to show only my Philippine passport in the ...
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I lost my Irish passport. Can I travel to Thailand and back from the UK using my US passport?

My EU passport was stolen and I am going on holiday to Thailand from the UK this week. I have dual nationality and a US passport, can I use this to leave and re enter the UK?
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Can i get US visitor visa as a dual nationality holder (iran and germany)?

I am going to apply for a US visitor visa from germany with my german passport, I am also a citizen of Iran and i have the Iranian passport would i be able to get the visa or i will be subjected to ...
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Dual citizens traveling to Mexico [duplicate]

Hey I’m an Dual citizen and my question is I’m going to Mexico in July but I don’ have a current us passport but I do have a Mexican passport. I can’t get MY us passport renewed since I owe Child ...
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Can a US citizen apply for an ESTA visa to visit US?

I'm planning on visiting US for a work trip but have had my US passport stolen from the car. I am curious on whether one can save the $300+ on a US passport by applying for an ESTA visa to enter the ...
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As a dual citizen, my US passport will expire one day after traveling to the US. Will this work?

As a dual citizen, my US passport will expire one day after traveling to the US (May 4th). I will be staying for one week, flying back to Europe afterwards (where I am a resident). Can I enter with my ...
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US citizen/HK resident travel documents need to go to mainland China

I'm a US citizen and a HK permanent resident. What travel documents would I need to fly to Mainland, China from US besides my Return Home card? Of course, I'll have my US passport for reentering the ...
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Traveling between the US and EU without a passport

I am a dual US-Italian citizen with passports from both countries, as well as a US passport card, a US birth certificate, a US NEXUS card, a US drivers license, and an Italian national ID card. I ...
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As a dual citizen (both VWP countries), does switching passports affect my eligibility for US VWP/ESTA?

I have double citizenship, Italian + UK. I've applied for US ESTA with my Italian passport as primary and added my UK passport as 2nd citizenship. They are both valid and not expired. My request has ...
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Dual citizenship with passport expired

My husband over stayed in Philippines for 3 years, he has dual citizenship but his Phillipine passport had expired what do we do and how much is the penalty that he needs to pay.
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Dual Citizen. Exited the US on Italian passport recently

I'm a dual US/Italian citizen and before my most recent trip to the US I had always used my US passport to enter the US when going there. When exiting, I would use my US passport and then also show my ...
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What is the penalty for US citizens entering/leaving the US on a foreign passport?

Answers to a related question mention that it is illegal for a US citizen to enter/leave their home country on a foreign passport. However this raises the following questions: What is the maximum ...
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Can a dual citizen of UK/Canada with both passports travel to US from the UK without ESTA?

I have dual nationality of UK and Canada but was born and live in UK and have never been to Canada. I obtained the citizenship and passport through my dad who was born in Canada. I am traveling to the ...
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British citizenship, Polish passport, travelling to the US

I might have to travel for work to the US - for the first time ever. I am currently a holder of a Polish passport (where I was born) but also acquired British citizenship (didn't apply for a passport ...
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US Passport Renewal, Is Stapling Required?

My US passport has expired. I have filled out the forms and have booked a pickup/delivery with DX Services for Tuesday. I have the required photo, and I am looking at this part of the application... ...
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Dual nationality : ESTA and non ESTA citizen with one valid nonimmigrant USA visa

I have dual French/Honduran nationality. I'm living in France, and I'll be soon traveling to Honduras for holidays. My flight will go through the US (One night stay). My Honduran passport has a valid ...
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What happens to Chinese citizens who are born with dual citizenship?

I saw in the answers to this question that Chinese citizens who gain other citizenships later in life are required to relinquish their Chinese citizenship, and that naturally provoked a degree of ...
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Can I use my Chinese passport to enter China after I acquired another citizenship?

I've recently changed my citizenship from Chinese to Canadian and I'm planning a short visit to China soon. Is it possible to enter China with my existing Chinese passport (not expired yet) and then ...
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US/CAN Dual Citizen - travelling to third country from Canada with US layover - which passport to use? [duplicate]

For dual citizens I know which passport to show at which step when travelling between the two. But now I'm adding a new complication. Let's say I have citizenship in the Us and Canada and (born in ...
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Visiting Iran as a dual EU-American citizen

I am a dual Dutch-American citizen that is planning to visit Iran in the upcoming week. I have both a Dutch and an American passport. According to the Wikipedia page for Iran's visa policy, "British, ...
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Visa for dual Australian citizen child to visit Australia

I would like to visit Australia with my daughter. I am not an Australian citizen, but my daughter is a dual citizen, Australian and Ecuadorian. However, she has never had an Australian passport. Her ...
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Can I pass Israeli airport security using only my Israeli passport and then check in using another?

I know that travelling with multiple passports has been covered extensively, and that the general rule is that when in one of your countries of citizenship, you present security with that country’s ...
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Are dual Irish/British citizens bound by the 90/180 day rule when travelling in the EU after Brexit?

I have dual citizenship - Irish/British - and have passports for both countries. Am I bound by the 90/180 day rule when travelling in the EU after Brexit?
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Travelling multiple EU countries from SG, dual citizenship BG / TR, different names [duplicate]

I have Bulgaria-Turkey dual citizenship with different names (not even a word is matching in surname or name, totally different, only birthdays are matching in two passports basically). I do live in ...
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Canadians Iranian passport travel USA from Iran [duplicate]

My husband and I with 2 kids have Iranian Canadians Passport and now my friend in Orlando invited us to visit her As now we are in iran and we are going to visit Usa with Canadian passport from Iran....
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Translating a translated birth certificate

My child under 18 has a dual Austrian/Russian nationality and lives in Austria. I'm considering applying for a UK Standard Visitor Visa for them (as a Russian citizen) if it looks like they (as an ...
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Getting a UK passport renewed when you have dual nationality and a different name in your second country?

I recently applied to renew my UK passport. Since the last renewal I became a citizen of Costa Rica, which in common with other Latin American countries requires you to have two surnames (apellidos) ...
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Can I use a Canadian passport to leave and re-enter the UK as I have misplaced my British one?

I have lost my British passport. I have dual citizenship and have a Canadian passport. I am due to go on a short trip to Europe shortly. Can I travel out off and back into the UK using my Canadian ...
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I am a US Citizen that also has Israeli citizenship. Can I leave the US on my American passport and enter Cuba on my Israeli passport? [duplicate]

I am hoping to visit Cuba in May direct from Miami. I am a US citizen that would leave Miami on my American passport, but when arriving to Cuba, I would show my Israeli passport. Is this a possibility?...
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Traveling with 2 passports (German and US) but with a layover in England [duplicate]

I've read several great posts about traveling with 2 passports, specifically German and US. I'll be leaving Boston for Berlin with a layover in Iceland. In Iceland and Germany I will show my German ...
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UK: Is a 10 year ban still valid after acquiring new citizenship?

I am an Indian national and was refused a UK visa in 2009 in NYC and given a 10 year ban, but now I'm a US citizen. Would the ban still apply if I wanted to visit the UK?
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Canadian Visa by land

My situation: I hold two citizenships, Pakistan and British. I was refused a US visa back in 2011, then was approved later last year and it is valid for the next 5 years. I already have an answer ...
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Can I go to Iran with my Iranian passport and come back to Canada with my Canadian passport? [duplicate]

Which passport should I use for booking tickets, and which ones for going to Iran and coming back to Canada at each port?
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Is it mandatory, for a dual citizen, to have a NICOP to enter/exit Pakistan

The person (minor child) in question is a dual citizen (Pakistan/USA). He has valid passports of both countries. I am aware of the question on how to use two passports while traveling. I want to know ...
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Colombian entering Colombia on day of Colombian passport expiry date, could I be refused entry?

So I'm a dual US/Colombian citizen, and I just realized I booked a trip to Colombia on the same date my passport expires! I still hold an up-to-date Colombian "cedula" (aka citizenship card), but I ...
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Dual UK / NZ citizen living in Australia, can I use my UK passport to leave and re-enter Australia?

I have dual UK / NZ citizenship , my NZ passport expired over 2 years ago, I have warrant for arrest in NZ so cant renew my passport as they wont let me, I need to go overseas ASAP, can I leave and re ...
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Dual Colombian and US Citizenship - can I enter Brazil visa-free as a Colombian?

If I have dual Colombian-US nationality, can I enter Brazil visa-free since they do not require visas for Colombians. Even though they do require visas for US citizens? In others words, do I have to ...