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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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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 Irish/US Citizen. Do I need a work visa to move to the UK? [migrated]

I'm currently employed as a U.S. citizen in the USA. However, I have dual Irish/US citizenship (and both passports), as my father was born and raised in Cork. I'd like to request a transfer to the ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Am I allowed to travel to Russia without a visa?

I have dual German/Brazilian citizenship. Brazilian citizens are allowed to travel to Russia without visas, Germans are not. If, at the border, I presented both my passports without a visa, would I be ...
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US citizenship for an Australian dual-national while on 90 day visa in America?

I am American citizen. My daughter will be in America with me on the 90-day visa waiver program. During that time she will be receiving her Consular Report of Birth Abroad and her US passport in the ...
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How can I travel outside the US after naturalization while waiting for passport?

I became a naturalized citizen and, as a result, my Green Card was taken during my interview. I've applied for a passport and was told it would take up to 6 weeks for processing. I already had plans ...
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Can you leave the US as a dual citizen with an expired US passport?

My daughter has dual citizenship: US/German. We will be flying from Germany to the US in 6 weeks. Her US passport will expire during our stay in the US, but not on the day of our flight (4 days later)...
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Existing ESTA after new citizenship?

if a person fills ESTA and in the section for other nationalities doesn't disclose all the ones that they have, that might cause problems I would assume? Though in a case where someone gets ESTA done ...
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Travelling with 2 passports (different spelling)

There is already a great answer about travelling with two passports. What happens if the spelling in the passports is slightly different (due to alphabet transliteration into English?) Let say a ...
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Born in the USA, have an expired USA passport and valid British passport [duplicate]

I was born in Pittsburgh, I have an expired USA passort and a valid British Passport. Do I need an ESTA to travel to USA? I have two children with the same surname from my first marriage that are ...
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Too many foreign passports for ESTA

I am a UK citizen, and also a citizen of two non-VWP countries. I am planning to travel to the US and therefore I'm applying for ESTA. I'm trying to answer the question "Have you ever been issued a ...
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I’m a flight attendant with dual citizenship of USA and South Korea. Can I enter US using foreign passport? [duplicate]

If I want to use my staff ticket I have to book the ticket under my Korean name (which is completely different from my English name) and Korean passport number. The only thing is I know that for the ...
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Travelling from UK to Russia

I hold dual nationality - British and South African. I am due to travel to Russia from UK. I intend to use my South African passport to exit UK because South African passport holders are entitled to ...
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Must all citizenships be disclosed on a Global Entry application?

I’m a dual citizen looking to apply for Global Entry. One of my citizenships is my primary one and the secondary I barely ever use (usually only to get into that country). I last renewed my passport ...
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Traveling with 2 passports due to 3 month validity but visa on a different passport [duplicate]

I have a bit of a convoluted question. My child has a Canadian and US Passport but travels with her Canadian passport since it has a valid Chinese visa in it (we currently reside in China). We are ...
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Travelling with US and Indonesian passport [duplicate]

I have two passports; US and Indonesia. I get the US citizenship by birth and I know it is illegal for me to have the US passport because Indonesia does not allow dual citizenship so I keep my US ...
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Going to the US and Mexico with two different passports [duplicate]

I have two passports, Brazilian and Swedish (dual nationalities). I am flying from Brazil to the US (Miami) and would like to use my Swedish passport with approved ESTA. During my vacation in the US (...
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Is military service in Russia required with dual citizenship? [closed]

I have British and Russian citizenship and passport. When I go to Russia on my Russian passport there I am no longer British but Russian and likewise in Britain. Under Russian law, you are required ...