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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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How does foreigner registration in Slovenia work?

The FCO advice for Slovenia notes that: All foreign nationals visiting Slovenia must register with the Police within 3 days of arrival or risk paying a fine. If you are staying at a registered ...
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Travelling with EEA Swiss partner

I am a U.K. citizen, living in the UK with my Swiss partner for 20 years. After Brexit, I will be a third-country national (non-EU), can I accompany my EEA partner in the Schengen area? As we are not ...
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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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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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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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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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Are there any restrictions on European citizens entering Mexico during the coronavirus pandemic?

As mentioned in a related question, I need to fly from the US to Europe and back due to some urgent unfortunate business. On my way back I will need to stay out of the Schengen area for 14 days before ...
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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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Practical implication of Judgment in Case C-754/18 to family members of EU citizens according to EU 2004/38/EC [closed]

CJEU recently made a Judgment in Case C-754/18. http://curia.europa.eu/juris/documents.jsf?num=C-754/18 What practical implications it may have to family members of EU citizens according to EU 2004/38/...
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Can I attend a piloting class as a tourist in Australia?

A friend of mine and I (we are both EU citizens living and working in Germany) are planning to go together to Australia for holidays for about a month. Because we are EU passport holders, we don't ...
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Can a Portuguese national ID card be used for travel from the UK to Germany?

Next month I am going on holiday to Germany. I am a Portuguese citizen who lives in the UK and I am travelling with my Portuguese passport. However, my sister's passport has expired and she has only ...
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Travel agency told me my hotel is overbooked, what are my rights?

Since this question will probably involve some laws, I will state that I am German and I was booking via an online site which is mediating for travel agencies. I booked a hotel on May 15 for a one ...
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COVID-19: some EU countries closed borders for foreigners - are EU citizens foreigners?

A lot of countries in the EU are now closing their borders due to COVID-19. I'm looking for an answer that applies to all such EU countries that have shut their borders for "foreigners", however, to ...
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Potential downsides to getting a Polish passport? [closed]

Due to recent "Reasons" my UK passport is not as useful as it once was for living and working in the EU. My grandfather is Polish. Which means I am able to get a Polish passport (Citizenship). I want ...
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Can I travel the Schengen area without my British spouse?

I was granted multi entry Schengen visa for 6 months, as an EU family member as my husband is British and I will be traveling mostly with him. However I am wondering if I can travel without him, ...
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EU citizen with a layover in the UK

I'm planning a trip to the US this summer, and many of the options I get for my flights have a layover in London. Will I have to go through passport control or will I be able to enter freely as I ...
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Will I now need a passport to spend a weekend in London?

I'm from Portugal and have a valid citizen ID card. Will I need a passport to spend the last weekend of February in London as a tourist?
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Do I need to prove that my spouse is using their right of free movement in order to receive a family member Schengen visa?

I plan to visit Europe some time during the next year (hopefully before a hard Brexit) and want to check what I need to fulfil for Schengen visa as the spouse of a British citizen. My spouse and I ...
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Short Stay Schengen Visa for non Eu spouse

i am a German national and living in Germany, and married with a pakistani national. My wife live in Pakistan and has not any EU residence card. we are planning together holidays to Denmark. will we ...
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Will EU nationals need a UK visa way after Brexit

Since the UK is almost out of the EU, and the detachment is almost imminent, will EU nationals need a visa for the UK for tourist vacation only?
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90/180 rule for the spouse of an EEA citizen

There seem to be a lot of questions around this subject, but couldn't find one specific to my case, so would really appreciate any advice or feedback. I am spouse of an EEA national and we have ...
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Road trip US - correct IDs missing

This is (fortunately) a purely hypothetical question. If I, as Citizen in the European Union, make a road trip in the USA, get in a police traffic control an only have my local IDs with me (not my ...
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EU citizen hosting a US citizen in Sweden

I'm an EU citizen (non-Swedish) who currently lives in Sweden. I'd like to host my friend (US citizen) who wants to visit me in Sweden. So what are the requirements that I should fulfill? My friend ...
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Flying with GOL airlines without a CPF

When trying to make an online check-in for a GOL flight (Rio de Janeiro GIG to Foz de Iguaçu), I cannot make it through passenger identification because I do not have a CPF number. I have two concerns:...
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How to prove a relationship when my unmarried non-EU partner travels to the UK with a 'Family member of an EU citizen' residence card?

My partner is Chinese, I am British, but we both live in the Netherlands. He has a "Residence card for a family member of an EU citizen" which we obtained even though we are unmarried because we had ...
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Brexit passport renewal - Will I need to pay again?

I am a British citizen, and my passport is due to expire in March 2019. This is about the time I should look to renew it (at a current cost of £75.50), but I've read/heard that when we leave the EU, ...
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Travel with Expired Greek Passport from UK to Greece and Return

My Greek passport is about to expire in about a month. I had started a process for the renewal but the application got rejected due to a typo an employee (bureaucratic process). This December, I am ...
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Do EU residents need an A1 certificate for any short business trip in another EU country?

This question seems to be of relevance to all business travelers in the EU. The background of this question is as follows: I work at a university in the EU (Germany). Today there came an email that ...
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Cluj connecting airport, 2 separate tickets from same site, same airline, 1 hour between flights enough? [closed]

Travelling from Larnaca (Cyprus)->Cluj (Romania) then from Cluj->London. I have two separate tickets (same airline, bought through WIZZ) and only 1 hour between arrival and departure. I have EU ...
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Is there any restriction in entering the South American countries multiple times in one year?

As an EU citizen I can travel to Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Argentina without a visa, just by using my passport. Currently I am in Brazil and would like to go to Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay and ...
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Joining a family member from an EU country?

I am an EU citizen (but not French) and would like my family member to apply for a French visa. We would arrive in France from different places and meet in Paris to spend a day there and then leave ...
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Multiple 3-month stays in one Member State with freedom of movement

EU laws state that EU citizens have the right to reside (ie. travel) in other member states without restrictions for up to three months. Article 6 of Directive 2004/38/EC states: Union citizens ...
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Wrongfully held at Italian passport control for over an hour (EU citizen): can I get financial compensation?

Background for anyone who may not know: I, an EU citizen, have the right to enter any EU or Schengen state (in this case Italy) using either a passport or national ID card. It doesn't matter whether I ...
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Staying in the UK for a holiday as an EU citizen after Brexit - how long am I allowed to stay?

My husband, my two kids and I will be going on a 3-4 month holiday next year (roughly June-September 2020) during our parental leave. As EU citizens we don't expect any problems traveling around most ...
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Will there be landing cards in the UK after Brexit occurs?

As of today, both in case of a no-deal, a yes-deal, or a delayed Brexit, will EU citizens be required upon entering the UK after 29 March 2019 to fill in a landing card? If yes, how does it look like?
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Travel from the US to Cancun with a layover in Cuba as an European citizen

There are a few recent questions relating traveling to Cuba as a European citizen, such as this one and this one. These however are with flights terminating in Cuba, with the intention to stay in Cuba....
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Entering UK for a short trip: is the EEA Family Permit the right choice?

My girlfriend is an EEA national (German) and I am not. We have both been living together and working in Germany for >2 years. We're now planning to take a short holiday (~4 days) to the UK and ...
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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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Extended Schengen holiday with non-EU spouse of EU citizen not resident in EU

I'm an Australian and Italian (EU) citizen and my wife is a citizen of the Philippines. We are living together in Australia. We'd like to have an extended holiday (lets say 6 months) exploring the ...
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Revisiting the UK after being deported [closed]

I was deported from the Uk 7 years ago. My final release date is expired and as a EU citizen, can I visit the UK without any special permission or a security clearance? I was told never to return ...
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Is a return ticket required to obtain a visa on arrival in Vientiane, 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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“Proof of legal status” for applying for a Chinese visa in United Kingdom

I'm a non-British EU citizen living in United Kingdom and need to apply for a Chinese visa. According to the PRC's visa processing facility in London (with similar requirement listed on the Chinese ...
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ESTA Elegible after Qatar?

I am planning a week vacation at the end of august, since I am a EU citizen I would like to know if visiting Qatar, Bahrain and Dubai will make me ineligible for an ESTA and therefore for a trip to ...