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Which consulate should I contact when my country doesn't have one in the destination country?

I'm a Polish citizen travelling to Timor-Leste. There's no Polish diplomatic mission there. There's an embassy of Portugal in Dili, and I understand that according to EU rules they're supposed to help ...
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Traveling from outside the EU to Spain with Carta d’identita?

I'm travelling to EU (Spain) from Argentina next June. I have Italian citizenship and I have the Carta d’identita, Can I use it to enter to Spain? I have an Argentinian passport, but I used it to ...
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Which EU countries require EU citizens to register in order to stay there for more than 3 months [migrated]

Which countries require EU citizens to register in order to stay there for longer than 3 months?(https://europa.eu/youreurope/citizens/residence/documents-formalities/registering-residence/index_en....
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Travelling Europe with UK partner as Dutch citizen

My partner is a UK citizen and I'm a Dutch citizen but we both live in Australia. I'm wondering if the 90/180 Schengen rules apply to us if we are planning on visiting multiple EU countries for more ...
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Scoot has me registered as a non-EU resident

I booked a flight with Scoot from Athens to Berlin. I am a Greek citizen. For some reason, although I never wrote this anywhere, on my residency there is this phrase: I am not residing in the EU or ...
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Passport stamp for non-EU spouse traveling with EU citizen?

I (EU citizen) will be entering Schengen area with my spouse (US citizen). I understand that we can go through the EU passport lane and that he is not subject to the 90 day rule. We plan on traveling ...
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About Ireland visa

Two days ago, I obtained a visa to enter Ireland as the husband of a European Union citizen. They sent me a letter saying that I can travel between 2024-02-01 and 2024-05-01. But I had made it clear ...
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Can I go on holiday to Spain if I got a 6-month leave to enter stamp in my passport?

I'm visiting my partner and my daughter since September 2023. My partner is settled and daughter is British. She has depression and I came from the Czech republic to the UK to visit them and be there ...
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Long-term hiking journey across the EU/Schengen - complex visa query

My partner and I are planning a hiking/backpacking trip from the UK, through France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark to Norway - Knivskjellodden (with a really tiny short-distance hike in ...
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Dual citizen & traveling out of a Schengen area country with a foreign passport

This is a purely hypothetical question, but this scenario almost happened to me. With dual citizenship of Poland and the US, both countries require their respective passports to leave the country. ...
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Should I explain a complicated situation when asked why I'm going to the UK, at the country I'm leaving? [closed]

I am an EU citizen with indefinite leave to remain in the UK (ILR), where my primary residence is. However this is currently complicated to prove, and requires a multitude of documents. This situation ...
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Only one parent travelling back from US to EU with dual citizen child

There are already several questions on this site regarding travel with a minor and only one parent, but I don't think this specific situation has already been covered: My wife, me, and our minor child ...
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What are the consequences of entering North Macedonia without an entry stamp?

I am walking on an EU passport through Kosovo, North Macedonia (via Tetovo and Skopje), and Bulgaria. I seem to have messed up in my planning: there is no border crossing remotely close to where I ...
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Can passport control know that I have already entered the country, if I do so with a different passport?

let’s say I am asking for a friend. My friend wants to enter country X with his Italian passport. He has already entered that country once previously, around 10 years ago, however with a different ...
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St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region evisa

I am a EU citizen planning to travel to the Baltic republics this summer and was wondering if I can visit St Petersburg too (I found multiple companies offering bus services between Tallin and St ...
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EU citizen with non-EU unmarried partner in the Schengen

My unmarried partner and I are both US citizens with residency in the USA. I am also a EU citizen and we will be traveling to the EU. We do not want to be separated when going to the passport line ...
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Dual Citizen Transiting Through the Schengen to the US—Which Passport Should I Use?

I know there are hundreds of posts on the internet about traveling with multiple passports, but I'm new to this and I'm hoping other dual citizens with direct experience in this stuff can give me some ...
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Travelling in Schengen with UK passport

I’m a dual Irish and British passport holder, and due to travel from Amsterdam to Slovenia - usually I would travel with my Irish passport but due to circumstances I only have my UK passport available ...
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Ryanair visa/document check desk outside Europe

I am flying from Madrid (EU) to Morocco (non-EU) with Ryanair in a few days and I have an EU passport. Do I need to go to visa/document check desk first?
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Transit visa requirements for Dammam, Saudi Arabia

We have bought two separate tickets with Wizz Air, first from Abu Dhabi to Dammam followed by Dammam to Budapest. The layover is 4 hours, with no checked luggage (only carry-ons). Do we need visa for ...
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Vueling not allowing me to check in online

I’ve got a flight from London to Barcelona coming up and I’ve just tried checking in online but was told that because of my nationality I would have to check in at the airport. I have a EU passport ...
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Can I stay in the UK for six more months if I stay for a few days in another country?

My six months stay in the UK will expire on the 30th of December. EU citizen
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How to prevent overstay suspicion in the UK, when entering by the UK and exiting through Ireland

Assume an EU/EEA/Swiss (And not Irish) citizen doing a trip consisting of the UK and Ireland with an entry in the former and the exit from the latter. Since EU citizens aren't stamped when entering ...
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How should I enter Schengen as a dual UK & EU citizen?

As the title suggests, I hold two passports (Italy & UK) and I would like to use my British passport to travel to the EU in a few weeks' time. My outbound journey has an overnight layover in Paris ...
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Visa-free travel to Mexico - UK Residence Card under EU Settlement Scheme (vs Biometric Residence Permit)

I am a EU citizen living in the EU with settled status. My wife is a third-country National, but equally has settled status under the EUSS scheme, and was issued a permanent "Residence Card"....
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Is the 90 day restriction in Panama per year or per trip?

I am an EU citizen and I got a tourist stamp upon arrival in Panama. From this answer I understand I can stay maximum 90 days in Panama. The linked source does not elaborate on the exact details ...
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How long can I stay in Panama? Passport stamp does not show a number of days

I am an EU citizen and I got a tourist stamp upon arrival in Panama. However, this normally lists the number of days that this is granted (at least in other countries, in my experience). In this case ...
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Crossing the US-Mexican border several times as EU citizen

I am a EU citizen and will be living in Mexico (Baja California) for 3 months. During that time I would like to do some sightseeing in the US on the weekends by car (California, Arizona). I will enter ...
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Is it safe for a foreigner to travel to Russia these days? [closed]

In the light of all the recent happenings, and especially the Brittney Griner detention, is it safe for a foreigner from a western European country to visit Russia as a traveler? The question is ...
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Is there any point in trying to figure out why (or rectify) my I-94 Class of Admission is WB?

After seeing it mentioned here a few times, out of curiosity, I decided to look at my records on https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/ After I saw this: Class of Admission :WB I looked around and saw that this ...
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Within EU we can stay in another EU country for 3 months, when does the period reset?

Would it count if I left the country, made a U-turn and came back? Or rented a hotel for a night? When can I go back and keep living in that country after leaving when my 90 days is done? Are there ...
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I am British, my children hold EU passports, which queue should we join at an EU airport?

I have checked this question and this question as well, but neither fits our case. My children are SEND if that makes any difference.
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EU citizen and non-EU spouse entering the EU (Schengen area)

My wife and I will soon make our first post-Brexit trip to the EU (Denmark). I am a dual UK / Irish citizen and hence I will use my Irish passport card to enter. My wife is only a UK citizen. Can ...
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How does Spanish residency affect travel to France

I am an Irish passport holder so European and my wife is british. We are obtaining Spanish residency. How will this affect my wifes time in France will it be limited to 90 days and will the time in ...
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Can I carry alcohol filled chocolate in hand luggage to Vienna [duplicate]

We plan a two days trip to Vienna. Can I carry alcohol filled chocolate in my hand luggage? We are flying from Lisbon to Vienna. I plan to take 6 boxes of 24 units, each unit containing about 1ml of ...
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Going to Tunisia as an EU citizen: is a hotel booking required?

I want to fly to Tunisia to visit a friend this January. I am an EU citizen, so I don't need to get visa in advance, but do I need proof of a booked hotel? Can I stay with my friend at their home? Or ...
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EU resident traveling to UK with French spouse

I am a resident of France and want to visit a family member in the UK who is quite ill. I will be traveling with my spouse who is French. Do I need a visa? I read online about an EU family permit but ...
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What is the status of an EU citizen who enters the UK via Ireland

My understanding is that if a non-UK, non-Irish, non-EU citizen who does not require a visa for the UK or the Republic or Ireland enters the UK via the Republic or Ireland then they are deemed to be ...
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Passport stamp for EU citizen travelling from EU to UK and back

I am a German citizen. 2 weeks ago I travelled to the UK (using Eurostar, so I went through French and British border control), and then came back on a plane and went through German border control. I ...
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Legality of being an extra/actor for Bollywood as a tourist?

I've heard on some websites (including this one) how easy it may be to become an extra for a Bollywood film. Obviously, it involves being paid. What's the legality of this for a tourist and can ...
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EU citizen traveling to the UK after Aug 2, 2021; vaccinated for COVID-19 in the US. Will I have to quarantine? [closed]

I am an EU citizen that has been vaccinated for COVID-19 in the US, and I will visit the UK on Aug 4, 2021, from an amber list country (https://www.gov.uk/guidance/red-amber-and-green-list-rules-for-...
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Leaving JFK with a French passport to enter Europe

My daughter is still waiting for her US passport and we both have dual citizenship (French / American). Travelling this Friday to Europe she will have to use her French passport. Delta on the phone ...
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Does an EU citizen need to get health insurance before flying to London (2021 update)

I found an identical question asked 3 years ago here: Does an EU citizen need to get health insurance before flying to London? I'm looking for an updated answer valid after Brexit. In particular my ...
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Are there any countries that will not allow entry with a Japanese visa stamp in my passport?

I'm aware that you might have trouble for example entering Israel with an Egyptian visa stamp in your passport. Ignoring any COVID-19 related restrictions etc. are there any countries I might have ...
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Paying tax when traveling home to the EU with UK bought goods and gifts after Brexit?

When travel opens up after COVID 19 we are going to experience travel after Brexit and the adjustment period for the first time. In my case it will be to the Netherlands, but I might travel via France ...
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Post-Brexit travel to France to conduct holiday let maintenance/administration

I am a British citizen, resident in the UK. I have a small property in France that I run as a holiday let. I’m trying to understand how I can enter France to visit my property after the transition ...
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Can I travel to UK with Permesso di Soggiorno [duplicate]

I am non-EU nationality, but married to Italian nationality, and I have Permesso di Soggiorno mentioned (MOTIVI FAMILIARI) Is it allow me to enter UK with my wife as per subject 10,20 of law? or need ...
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Do you have to leave Schengen zone to validate a new Schengen visa after marrying to an EU citizen? [closed]

I am a Korean citizen, currently in Greece on a tourist visa. As many of you might know, as a Korean, I don't actually need to apply for the Schengen visa but it's a stamp on arrival for 90 days of ...
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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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UK visa for child of EU national [closed]

I have Portuguese nationality. My son, 3 years old, and my husband have Indian nationality. We want to move to the UK. Since I have never visited the UK, we applied for EEA family permits for my son ...
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