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Can a person enter the EU if he is deported from the UK? [closed]

My husband is being deported from the UK in 2018. He is Lebanese, I am from the EU. Can he go to another EU country after he is deported from the UK, if his wife is from the EU?
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Can my father enter the UK as an EEA family member?

I am Italian but I have lived in the UK for about 2 years. My father, who depends on me, lives in Italy. He has a residence card of a family member of a union citizen (EEA). Can he visit the UK ...
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Is a return ticket required to obtain a visa on arrival in Laos?

Let's assume an EU citizen who is entering by air to Laos with a valid passport. Is he required to have a return ticket already booked to obtain the visa on arrival when arriving to VTE (Vientiane) ...
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What are the exact steps and supporting documents needed to get my non-EU wife a Schengen visa?

I heard I can get my wife a Schengen visa free of charge with no documents except our marriage certificate. Is that correct? Even if I have to apply through VFS? We want to visit family in Italy for ...
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Itaipú and Iguazú in one/two days from Rio

I'll be travelling from Europe to Brazil (Rio). I would like to use this opportunity and see the Water Plant of Itaipu and the Waterfalls of Iguazú as a part of this visit. Now, if it were in Europe ...
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Air ticket compensation for changed flight

The departure time for my flight from Vienna to Lisbon (TAP) was changed from 13h15 to 18h30 (also the flight number changed). I was informed 2 days before departure about this by text message, but no ...
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Travelling to USA from EU with prescribed medication

I will be travelling to USA with prescribed medicine and I found vague information online. U.S. Customs and Border Protection website says: A valid prescription or doctors note is required on all ...
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What to use as an address when applying for a UK EEA family permit?

We are filling up EEA FP application at Visa4uk and have confusion regarding stay. Below is the question in the form "What is the main address and contact details of where you will be staying whilst ...
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UK Family Permit Application and Supporting Documents

I filled the application of the UK family permit on visa4uk.fco.gov.uk My wife and I have been married for two months, and we'd like to visit our friends in the UK. My wife is a Spanish citizen and I ...
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Visiting US company headquarter on visa waiver program (ESTA) or B-1

I am having trouble finding out which visa I need for visiting the US headquarter of my new company. Background: I'm starting as a software engineer in my European company. The employment is through ...
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Can I re-enter the USA on an ESTA within a 180-day period?

I travelled to the USA in October 2017 on an ESTA authorization and stayed for four weeks. I am Dutch and live in Portugal. If I understand correctly, I could have stayed in the USA for 90 days. After ...
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EU passport holder with Belarusian nationality [closed]

I have a European passport issued in Estonia and ID card. In my passport the nationality stated as Belarusian, as I was born there, but I have been living in Estonia for more than 30 years. I am ...
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I've lost my ID, will I still be able to travel?

My wallet and ID were stolen, and I have a Ryanair flight in two days. I don't have time to get a new one (national holiday tomorrow). Will I be able to travel with Ryanair with a scanned copy or a "...
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Do I have EU citizen rights in the UK if I have entered on my Australian passport (but I am also an EU citizen)?

I have been unable to find an answer to my question on the UK immigration web pages, nor on other travel stack exchange questions/answers, so any help would be much appreciated. I have entered the UK ...
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As a dual citizen, am I allowed to travel outside of the European Union without using the EU passport?

My case is the following: I have Brazilian and Italian citizenships and I'm currently living in Germany, for over an year now. I plan to travel to Brazil this holiday, and unfortunately I don't have ...
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Entering Sweden with an EU ID card

On the 3rd of August I tried to drive to Sweden with a truck, using also a ferry from Grenå to Varberg. At the entry to the port I had to show my passport, as showing just my Slovenian EU ID card was ...
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Cheapest country to arrive in Europe without causing citizenship issues [closed]

I'm a dual US/French citizen. I've only rarely been to France, but I'm looking to change that next month spending a few weeks traveling around the country and the European continent. Because of ...
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How does a non-EU spouse get his residence permit? [closed]

I am a Swedish citizen, married to a non-EU national. We've been married over 3 years. My husband recently got a one-year visa, issued free of charge, by the German Embassy and we are currently in ...
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Rights if we possess Carta di Soggiorno?

I have searched the internet but could not find specific information so if we have got the following document "Carta di Soggiorno di Familiare di Un Cittadino Dell'Unione" (Residence Card of a family ...
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Is there a way to get a visa to mainland China in Taipei (Taiwan)? [duplicate]

I have a EU passport, I'm in Hong Kong now. I want to go to Taiwan. After Taiwan I want to go to mainland China. How can I get a visa for mainland while in Taiwan?
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Can a non-EU citizen with an EU residence permit cross the border in the EU citizen channel? [duplicate]

This is the question I am really eager to know. If I already have an EU residence permit from Poland, when I enter into the EU zone, can I line up in the same channel as EU citizens? Or is there any ...
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What are the rules for a non-EU family member travelling with an EU national?

I'm an EU national. My mother-in-law is not an EU national, but she is waiting for the residency permit as Family Member of an EU national. She had a 90-day tourist visa type C, which is already ...
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Visiting Geneva but booked a nearby hotel in France

I am a UK citizen and my husband has applied for Schengen multiple entry visa through the Swiss Embassy. We are flying to and visiting Geneva but I accidentally booked a hotel which is across the ...
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What are the hours of the passport application counter at Lisbon airport

Lisbon airport has a one-stop dedicated counter (shop) for Portuguese citizens who want a passport. Is it open 24 hours?
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Can I fly from Belgium to Germany with Belgian Residence Card Type E for identification?

My Spanish ID has expired and I am unable to go to Spain until September. In addition, my Spanish passport is at the Chinese Consulate in Brussels in order to get a visitor visa for travel at the end ...
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Any restrictions on document validity when travelling within the EU as an EU citizen?

For many extra-EU citizens, even if they are allowed to travel visa-free their passport or accepted identity documents must be valid for at least three months after their intended departure. This is ...
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European citizen visiting Cuba while in US?

I may be visiting the US soon for both work (conference) and leisure (sight-seeing) but was wondering whether it is possible to pay a visit to Cuba, as I see that direct commercial flights have been ...
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Immigration officer stamped “Indefinite leave to enter UK” in US passport of EU citizen. How to fix it?

At Heathrow yesterday, a US-Swedish dual citizen presented his US passport to immigration, as he had forgotten his Swedish one at home. He went in the non-EEA queue and was initially interviewed like ...
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Are EEA nationals allowed to use the non-EEA queue at UK airports?

I just (half an hour ago) entered the UK at Stansted airport, and the EEA queue at immigration was absolutely packed (it would have taken at least an hour to get through), whereas the non-EEA queue ...
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Can Danish citizens enter the UK on a temporary passport?

My sister and her boyfriend plan to celebrate New Year's in London (UK) and have ordered plane tickets for the 27th. Both are Danish citizens. My sister isn't used to traveling, so she didn't think ...
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The Netherlands Schengen visa [closed]

I have applied to the Netherlands for a Schengen visa. My husband is a UK national and we are planning a two-week visit to the Netherlands. I attached copies of my marriage certificate, my husband's ...
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Strange landing interview at LGW for an EEA national

So the following conversation took place at Gatwick Airport in April 2015, around 10:30PM, as I was entering the UK on a Swedish ID card. I was dressed in jeans and a plain red t-shirt (it was warm ...
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No Albanian entry stamp received at the border. Would this cause issues for future visits?

I recently entered Albania with an EU passport, but I noticed that I received no entry stamp. As an EU citizen, was I supposed to receive an entry stamp? If I was, would this cause problems for me ...
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Additional visa needed to travel to Belarus with Russian visa for EU citizen? [duplicate]

I am a German citizen currently living in Russia with a Russian study visa. I am planning on driving to Minsk with a car and from there to Poland. Since I already have a visa for Russia, is a special ...
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VFS priority services for EEA family permit applicants

There's an EEA national in the USA who wants to take a holiday in the UK with his visa-national spouse (Cambodian). He wants to benefit from EU Directive 2004/38/EC so that they can get an EEA family ...
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Does the UK know whether I am currently there or not?

Just curious if they keep track of me entering / exiting the UK and whether that's saved somewhere? I want to apply for citizenship, and will be asked to provide information on my travels / when I was ...
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B-1/B-2 Visa Working with US clients

I periodically visit the United States on Travel visa. Usually for up to 6 months. I have been self-employed in the EU (EU national) and I know when I visit the states I'm not allowed to work for my ...
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Why do they require my passport to travel within the EU for a cruise ship?

I am a Spanish citizen, and next summer I will go on a cruise trip from Spain to France (only stopping in those countries). The organising company seems to be oriented to a USA public so they require ...
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Have EU, US passports but live in the US: do I have to follow the 90/180 rule? [duplicate]

Title says it all. Polish citizen, but I live in the US; my understanding is I have to use my US passport when I travel (I am a US citizen). But I want to stay more than 90 days. What is the procedure ...
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Does a same-day return ticket count as a “through ticket to some other country”?

I'm soon going to Guadeloupe, Dominica and Martinique and am considering doing a day trip from Guadeloupe to Montserrat by ferry. I do not plan on bringing my passport, as my (Swedish) ID card is ...
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Where can a European buy a US prepaid credit card with a registration address in the US? [duplicate]

I am from the Netherlands and I want to registrar my drone to get a licence. This can be done with an US prepaid credit card with a registration address in the US. Next month I would be flying to ...
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Can a spouse of a Chinese citizen somehow visit China visa-free?

I'm an EU citizen and I'm married to a Chinese woman. Currently we live in the UK, and my wife wants go back home to see her family almost every year. Each time when we travel there, I need to apply ...
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Why do UK border officers question EEA nationals entering?

I am aware EU citizens can stay in the UK unconditionally for up to 3 months, and permanently if they study, have a job or otherwise can support themselves. That makes me wonder why UK Border Force ...
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Temporary SIM card while visiting US [duplicate]

In a few weeks' time, I will be visiting the US for 14 days. Coming from the EU, roaming is very expensive, so I am considering getting a temporary SIM card. However, looking around for the options, I ...
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Visa Requirements for Belarus for EU citizen

I am doing a journey from Romania to Estonia and I'm currently in Ukraine (Kiev). I messed up and did not realize that I needed a visa for Belarus until I got here. Tomorrow I am planning to go to the ...
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Travelling to the us with a eu passport that expires weeks after return [duplicate]

Can a EU citizen visit the US on a passport that expires the same month they are visiting? Visiting: 26th of oct - 9th of Nov Visa is valid until: 12th of November Passport is valid until: 22th of ...
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Returning home on an expired passport

I am an EU/US dual national. I am returning from a trip to California back home to Brussels. However, in the meantime, my European passport has expired! I have no other forms of European ID with me. ...
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Changing airlines in Bangkok, Thailand in transit from Laos to Colombo, Sri Lanka

I will be traveling from Laos with Lao Airlines, transiting in Bangkok to Colombo with SriLankan Airlines, the upcoming end of September. My flight with Lao Airlines will arrive in Bangkok at 19:40, ...
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Flying in the EU, can I transit in Istanbul airport without a passport?

I was going to book tickets from Bucharest to Malta, but there is a stop in Istanbul, Turkey. Can I take this flight with just a Romanian ID card? The Turkish airlines transit information page ...