Questions tagged [eu-id-card]

For questions about European ID cards, that can often be used instead of passports.

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Switzerland - How can I prevent my ID card from being scanned / copied in a hotel during check in?

I'm going to visit Switzerland soon. I will be travelling with my national ID card (I'm EU citizen). Last time I visited Switzerland my ID was scanned / copied at the hotel during check-in. ...
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Entering Greece with EU ID card by land

As an EU citizen, can I enter Greece with only an ID card instead of a passport coming from outside EU (North Macedonia or Albania) by car?
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Where can you travel with a Swedish National ID Card?

I know you can visit Schengen/EES with a Swedish National ID Card, and also Croatia, Bosnia and in some cases Tunisia. Are there more places you can visit with a Swedish National ID Card?
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African passport+EU national ID [duplicate]

As per title, I'm a dual national, and I'd like to travel in Morocco with Moroccan passport and Italy with national ID (or passport in case required). So basically, as far as dual citizenship is ...
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Can you visit Bosnia and Herzegovina with a National ID Card?

I'm currently in Croatia, and I'm very close to the border between Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. I only have my Schengen ID Card, and I wonder if that's enough for visiting Bosnia and ...
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Is a passport or a national ID card valid on its expiration date?

I am wondering if a document like a passport or a national ID card is valid on its expiration date. For example, if my passport says "Valid until 2019/05/04", could I still use it to cross the border ...
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Travelling in the EU with a national identity card - no longer possible?

I thought that it was possible to travel in the EU with a national identity card rather than a passport. However, some friends in Denmark say that is no longer true and they need a full passport even ...
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Can I go to England with my EU family member ID card?

I need some help. I already bought tickets. When I went to Maltese Immigration and showed them my ID card,. I was told I could go to the UK, but that I had to go with my family. I was also told to ...
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Travel within the EU with only a Romanian ID card

Can I travel within the EU with only a Romanian ID card (I'm a citizen of Romania)? I will start crossing the EU from the Poland-Ukraine border, then I'll go to Hungary, the Czech Republic, Germany ...
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Travel to Romania with Bulgarian ID card

My friend is from Varna, and has a valid Bulgarian ID card but does not own a passport yet. Is it possible to travel to Romania with the ID only? It's only for a small trip.
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Will I need a new e-Visa to exit Turkey?

I traveled to Turkey with my Belgium ID card. I have lost my ID card and my entry sheet, but I still have my passport with me and want to return to Belgium. Do I have to apply for new e-visa with ...
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Travel to Georgia with EU ID Card?

OK I need to ask this about Georgia.... I am a Portuguese citizen and want to go there with national ID card. What will the immigration ask me? Do they give some kind of paper to EU citizens while ...
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Can I cross the border from Ioannina Greece to Albania

Can I cross the border from Ioannina Greece to Albania with my Greek ID card or do I need a passport?
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Can my baby travel to Greece with an ID card instead of a passport?

We are from Bangladesh and live in Belgium where my husband is doing his Ph.D. We have a 6-month-old baby who was born in Belgium. He is a citizen of Bangladesh. Belgium does not give citizenship by ...
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If an EU ID card is sufficient to enter Ireland, why did my friend get asked for a passport?

As far as I knew, an EU ID card from any EU member state that issues them should be sufficient documentation to enter any other EU member state directly by air. I recently pointed this out on a ...
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Flying to the UK one day before ID expiration as German citizen

I am a German citizen working and living in the UK. I will be going on a trip to visit my family in Germany in December and will return to the UK in January. The flight is one day before the ...
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If I visit Moldova on an ID card, how can the police see I'm legally in the country?

As a Swedish national, I'm allowed to visit Moldova without a residence permit for 3 months in a 6-month period. When going there I use my ID Card (accepted since September 2014), which cannot be ...
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Do I need a passport to fly from UK to Bulgaria through Istanbul?

Tuesday I'm travelling from Birmingham, UK to Sofia, Bulgaria. The flight is with Turkish Airlines and it is a connecting flight which means it will go from Birmingham to Istanbul, and then to Sofia. ...
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Can I travel by road, from Greece to Italy, with only my Greek identity card?

I will take a trip to Italy by road this September, and as my passport has expired and needs to be renewed, I only use my ID card to travel by plane, but can I use it for road trip also? I will travel ...
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