Questions tagged [identity-cards]

An identity document issued in the form of a small, mostly standard-sized card, is usually called an identity card (IC or ID card).

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What identification is acceptable to show in Portugal?

I am traveling to Portugal in July for my brothers birthday, we are going to be attending a music festival that is 18+, what form of ID do you think is acceptable to carry while out in Portugal? I don’...
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Can a Philippine passport holder like me (living in Italy) travel to Spain with only Passport and Italian Carta D'identita'?

I do have permesso di soggiorno but will only last 2 months, I just got it today 02/03/2021. So i was thinking and very curious to know if I can travel to Spain without permesso di soggiorno but only ...
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Is it possible to check, before I buy an airline ticket, whether the TSA will be able to confirm my identity without normal proof of identity?

I live in the U.S.A., where we may board a regular commercial passenger flight only with the approval of the T.S.A. Passengers are supposed to bring proof of identity with us, and present it when ...
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India - ID proof for child traveling on domestic flight

My 8 yr old child is not carrying his Aadhar card with him. Can he travel on domestic flight without ID proof? Can E-aadhar be used as Proof of identity to travel within India? He has to travel from ...
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Is a Swiss identity card proof enough to be able to purchase alcohol in Scotland?

I will be travelling to Scotland later this month and plan on visiting a few pubs and drinking some alcohol. And, while I am above the legal drinking age of Scotland, I can look quite young sometimes ...
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Traveling with a photocopy of a European ID across Europe

Is it allowed/accepted to travel with a photocopy of an ID (in order not to lose the real one) rather than the ID itself or would it create issues with the local police in case of checks? I mean, do ...
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student discounts with student ID made from paper

I am a full-time enrolled student at a German university and will visit London in early March 2020. Unfortunately our student cards are made from paper (with some security features imprinted), ...
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Can a US Citizen fly from Tijuana to Mexico City with a California ID?

Will I be allowed to board the plane with just my state ID?
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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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Is a conditional LPR/Greencard classed as National ID card for travel?

I want to know how best to answer the ESTA question: Have you ever been issued a passport or national identity card for travel by another country? Different sites I read say different things ...
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US Passport Card for Identification (not customs) purposes

When travelling I plan / expect to present my passport to demonstrate that I have the proper standing (paperwork) to pass through customs and immigration at border control points. While abroad, I ...
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Travelling with 2 national ID(s) [duplicate]

Is it possible for a dual national who happens to be a citizen of two countries to travel between two countries who can accept only national IDs upon entry from their own nationals, and hence not ...
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Can I travel to the UK with a Belgian temporary residence card?

Im a non-eroupean student living in Belgium with temporary resident permit identity card. Can I travel to the UK with this ID card?
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Lost driving license In EU. Other ID methods?

I foolishly left my wallet in Utrecht while interrailing and lost my UK driving license among other things. I've sorted most of the ramifications of the loss but I need another ID to prove I'm over 18 ...
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I have no identification to get on the bus, how does that work?

I have no identification, but I do have a face sheet from a treatment center with my face and information on it. I also have my California foodstamp card with my name and my debit card with my name. ...
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AU Visitor visa (subclass 600) Business Visitor stream: National ID card and other passports/documents for travel

I am a citizen of the Russian Federation. Currently, I work and have my family in Germany (permanent residency). In order to apply for a Visitor visa (subclass 600) Business Visitor stream, I should ...
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Can I use a permanent disability certificate as photo ID for a domestic flight in India? [duplicate]

I have a permanent disability certificate; it's a photo ID. Can I take a domestic flight in India with only this ID?
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Can I travel 100% safely with only my Identity Card from Romania to Svalbard? [duplicate]

This is my first trip outside the country, never been on a plane before.. and at the same time I’m going alone. So I’m scared and worried and trying to do as much research as possible. Many sources ...
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Can EU citizens travel to UK after Brexit with just an identity card?

I am traveling as a Belgian citizen after 28 March (brexit). Can I still enter with my identity card?
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I'm an Irish citizen living in a different EU country, can I use my foreign ID if it has my Irish nationality on it [duplicate]

I'm just asking out of curiosity. I'm an Irish citizen currently living in Estonia. I have an Estonian ID card which has my Irish nationality on the card. Can I use this card to enter Ireland and can ...
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Do I need passport for US domestic flights, due to the 2019 REAL ID requirements?

I am a resident of Pennsylvania (I have a PA drivers license) and I do not have my passport. I am taking a flight from Ohio to California in March. Do I need my passport for this flight? (Or for the ...
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How to get a Student ID card with picture for Swedish teenagers not yet attending university

In several countries (e.g. Egypt and India) many venues (e.g. museums) have substantial discounts for "students". How carefully the student status is checked varies greatly, but at many places the ...
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Using my State employee ID in Vegas

I will not have my new driver's license in time for my trip to Las Vegas. I know they’re pretty strict with IDs. Will my California State Employee ID be accepted in bars and casinos? It has my photo, ...
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Can I travel on a domestic flight if my booking is not the same as my id?

By mistake, I booked my flight using initials for my first and middle names. On my id, both names are written in full; the last name is the same. Can I travel on a domestic flight with this mistake?
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Using a chipped german ID card (Personalausweis) at e-passport-gates in the UK

Can I use a new, chipped german ID card (Personalausweis) at the e-passport-gates in the UK, e.g. at Heathrow airport? It has also a biometrical chip, but carries another symbol than the passport.
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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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ID check, German ID and German passport rejected in Utah

My son (age 21 and a half years) and I (63) wanted to visit a bar in Utah near Salt Lake City. The first time my son was rejected because he had "only" the German ID card. O.K., no problem, we ...
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Is a Mexican permanent visa the same as a national identity card?

I am trying to apply for ESTA. I am Japanese living in Mexico, with a permanent visa. Is the permanent visa a National identity card? If yes, there is no expiration date on the permanent visa. What ...
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Jogging in Budapest without my passport

According to the UK Government's travel advice, a visitor to Hungary should carry their passport with them at all times. If I go for a run outdoors in Budapest, will my (smaller, more waterproof and ...
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What information does UK Immigration store on EEA entrants?

When you enter the UK using your EU ID card, what does Immigration store in its system? Does it show exactly when you enter and leave the country by default? I am just curious - do they write down ...
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Can I re-enter Italy with Carta di identità and Carta di soggiorno?

I am an Indian citizen, married to an Italian. I have both the Carta di identità and the Carta di soggiorno as a family member of an EU citizen. I want to travel to India to visit my family for one ...
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ESTA, national identity card for travel by any other country?

I am trying to apply for an ESTA to enter the US, and I realized that there is a question came up on the ESTA application: Have you ever been issued a passport or national identity card for travel ...
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Do Californians need a REAL ID by October 2018 or 2020?

The California Department of Motor Vehicles says: There is no need to rush into a DMV field office. Until October 1, 2020, a valid California driver license or ID card can be used for federal ...
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What is the requirements to fly from CA to TX

I'm an immigrant living in US for 5 years now Now I want to travel from San Francisco, California to Houston, Texas I have green card, passport from Vietnam and driver license. Do I need visa or ...
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Lost my passport and need to travel within the EU

I lost my passport and need to travel from the Netherlands to France. I requested a new passport but it is not here yet. I do have my valid USA visa on my expired passport, would that be ok to travel ...
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Why do immigration officers ask to see ID other than your passport?

I have traveled a lot, and I am often asked by Immigration to show them an another ID than my passport. Should I have to show them another ID with my passport when asked? Isn't a passport sufficient ...
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What is the ID number on this old Paraguayan ID card and does it matter for ESTA?

I'm submitting my ESTA application and I have dual citizenship (Italian/Paraguayan due to jus soli). In order to submit my ESTA the application asks whether I was ever given any passport/ID card from ...
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Can my friend legally drive my car in Canada?

I am currently in Michigan, I have auto coverage with Progressive, and I'm planning on taking a trip to Toronto with a friend. My insurance agent tells me that they need to issue me a Canadian ID ...
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Can I use my school ID card for an Indian domestic flight?

The only ID card I have is for my 7th year class. Can I use it as ID for domestic flight from LKO-DEL? I am traveling with my father; he have all documents, so can I get verified by him ?
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I will be traveling from Tijuana to Juarez. Can I use my ID to board the plane?

Can I board a flight from Tijuana to Juarez without a passport and only using a California ID?
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Different controls on document on the same route

I recently flew from the Netherlands to Italy. The outbound flight, done with Ryanair, I had to provide my document number when checking in, and also to show my document while boarding the plane. On ...
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What's the International Youth Travel Card (IYTC)?

Osprey is "giving away" International Youth Travel Cards (IYTC) with their bags at the moment. The only details they give is that it gives some discounts for food, drink, travel and accommodation. ...
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Should a non-EU citizen always carry his/her passport in Germany?

The new EU-like Turkish ID cards are not valid in the EU countries yet, but I wonder if I need to carry my passport while already in an EU country (e.g. Germany). Unlike this question, I don't intend ...
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Lost license out of state need to fly soon

So I have a trip planned to Seattle, WA from Rochester, NY this weekend. However, today I went to buy pseudoephedrine and discovered that I have lost my license somewhere. I have retraced all of my ...
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ID card, driving license and debit card stolen in Kiev. What is the worst that can happen? [closed]

My dad is an EU citizen. His ID card, driving license and debit card were stolen in Kiev metro. So far we called the bank and informed the local police, he has his passport so he is ok to fly. Is ...
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Will an International Drivers License serve as proof of age in the UK?

I will be traveling to the UK soon and I will be carrying along my international drivers license. Is the license acceptable ID to use when going out with friends or will I need my passport?
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Can I enter a country using just my seaman's book? [duplicate]

I am a UK citizen, working offshore of Angola. The shipping agent took my passport when I went through the Angolan port authority, to join my vessel. The Angolan authorities have my passport, as my ...
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Has anyone ever used their paper copy of their ID to get their Greyhound ticket? [closed]

For identification, I have a paper copy of my DMV ID (Department of Motor Vehicles). I want to take a Greyhound bus to go see my dad in California, who is sick in the hospital. Will Greyhound accept a ...
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Can I travel from Serbia to Budapest with just my Czech Republic ID? [duplicate]

Does the train from Beograde to Budapest stop at the border or does the passport controller come into the train?
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Can I travel with just my Czech Republic ID card from Serbia to Budapest?

I have lost my passport here in Beograd. Can I travel just with my Czech ID card from Belgrade to Budapest?