Questions tagged [eu-citizens]

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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 ...
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New Irish passport (dual citizen) can I use it to avoid longer non EU passport control lines?

I just got my Irish passport today (I have my U.S. passport too). When I have gone through airports in Europe (just recently to Italy) I had gotten a connecting flight in Paris. By the time I had ...
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Will a non-EU citizen get stamped with a family permit at the airport?

Is it true that a non-EU citizen will get stamped with a family permit at the airport when arriving in the UK with their EU spouse? My husband and I lined up in the non-EU line when we arrived. I am ...
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Can EU citizens drive cars registered outside the EU, when inside the EU?

Iv been reading on some forums about done change in EU rules regarding that EU citizens (which I am) cannot drive cars registered outside of the EU within the EU. However, iv can struggling to find ...
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What would Brexit mean for my immediate Europe travel plans from the UK? [closed]

I am planning a trip from England to Croatia in this coming July 2016, one month after the EU referendum will have taken place in the United Kingdom. How would the possibility of Britain leaving the ...
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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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Can I travel to Australia without a return ticket?

I am a European citizen and I have already got a visa to Australia for 3 months. Should I buy a return ticket in advance or can I buy it on my way back so I will just buy a single ticket for now?
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Is an identity card issued to a non-citizen an acceptable document to travel within the EU?

Suppose an EU citizen is resident of another member state and gets issued a national identity card identical to the ones citizens get there. (If that is not concrete enough to answer the question, ...
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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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Do the immigration agencies of EU member states keep records of EU citizens entry/exit from the Schengen zone?

For example, a would the exit of a say a Dutch national travelling on a Dutch passport via a German international airport to an Asian country be logged? If yes, for how long is this information ...
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Re-entry to Japan within 90 days period as a tourist?

I am a European citizen with Spanish passport and therefore I needed no visa for tourism in Japan. I was given a 90 day period (Sep 16 to max. Dec 15) and within that period I must go to the US for an ...
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Do I need to show proof I will be leaving UK when I enter (as an EU citizen)?

I will be studying abroad in Edinburgh in the fall and will be using my Dutch passport the whole time I am there, as EU citizens don't need visas to study in the UK (I have dual citizenship for the US ...
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Traveling within the EU as a minor

If you are an EU citizen and if you are under 18 for example if you are living somewhere close to the border to another EU country can you enter the other country without any letters or permits by ...
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Is a birth certificate accepted when entering the UK?

I am a Lithuanian living in the UK. I am planning to take a trip to Portugal in two weeks, and my 4 year old son's Lithuanian passport (EU citizen) will expire while in Portugal. I have contacted the ...
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Travel Plans To take along my wife to UK from Paris

I am a Portuguese Passport Holder and and at present on visit to my relatives in Paris and my wife is holding Indian Passport and had traveled along with me to Paris on Schengen Visa which was valid ...
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Exit stamp on passport when leaving US by bus [duplicate]

My wife is in the US on the VWP, and will be leaving the country by bus into Mexico after having arrived by air. I've taken this bus route multiple times, but have no memory of ever stopping on the US ...
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Ride a 125cc scooter in Indonesia if I only have a European car licence?

I have a European car licence. But I don't have any motorcycle licence. Am I allowed to ride a 125cc scooter in Indonesia?
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“Proof of legal status” for applying for a Chinese visa in Germany

I'm a non-German EU citizen living in Germany and need to apply for a Chinese visa. According to the PRC's visa processing facility in Frankfurt: If you are not applying for a visa in the country ...