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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 is expired and she has only ...
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Is a student ID issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi valid for boarding on a domestic flight within India?

I am a student and will be traveling on an upcoming domestic trip on 20 October 2014 within India. This is my first trip and I am 17 years old. Since I am only 17, I am not eligible to obtain ...
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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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Visit the UK with an expired French identity card

I am French. Can I enter Britain with an expired French identity card ?
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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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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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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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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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Which European countries accept an expired national French ID?

I am French and I have a national ID card that expired recently. France extended the validity of this card and it is now valid for 15 years (instead of 10). Many European countries (the EU I think) ...
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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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What documents are needed to travel by air from Nepal to India?

I have Indian nationality. I'm in Nepal with my family (wife and 3 children) for vacation. We want to go home to Mumbai, but couldn't get train tickets, so we decided to go by air. My wife and I ...
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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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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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Can I use my TWIC card as my photo ID to fly from Philadelphia to Las Vegas?

I live in the United States and I'm traveling from Philadelphia International Airport to McCarran Airport in Las Vegas. My passport has expired and I have misplaced my driver's license. I am trying to ...
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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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What damage can person/s do if they have your passport number and visa control number?

I read What are the potential hazards of my passport or visa number being made public? as well as What harm can be done with a copy of one's passport? but it doesn't tell of what damages can be ...
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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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Why do US passport cards have such limited usage?

US passport cards have limited usage: Entering the United States at land border crossings and sea ports-of-entry from: Canada Mexico The Caribbean Bermuda The ...
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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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Can I use my UK Provisional Driving License as ID in Europe?

I am going to be travelling in EU soon, mostly Switzerland, and the neighbouring countries, but also a few others, and was wondering if my Provisional UK Driving License is accepted as ID, or would I ...
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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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How can I have “will call” Greyhound tickets picked up without a photo ID?

A good friend's daughter is in a bad way. Not to get into too many irrelevant details, but... She was sent to Arizona to dry out, ended up getting ripped off and is currently living in a shelter. ...
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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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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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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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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 you travel to the UK with an EU national Identity card that is only valid for another week upon return?

For international trips I have a passport, for EU journeys I use my national identity card. Simply because its format is more convenient, since it fits in my wallet. On my next trip to the UK my ...
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How much damage (cracks) is acceptable on a national identity card before it won't be accepted?

My Swiss identity card has a crack on about a third of its height, in the middle. I have no reason to believe the RFID chip is damaged. All information is still legible. Here's what the crack looks ...
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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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Lost passport visa and citizen card in Malaysia

My Nepalese friend has lost his passport, visa, and his citizen card in Malaysia. His flight is in a week, and if he goes to police, they want his permit card, and he doesn't have it. What should he ...
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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?
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What if one family member doesn't have a photo ID for domestic air travel in India?

My friend has booked tickets for vacation in India (domestic travel), but realized that his wife doesn't have any photo ID. Will any of the following documents work for his wife? Marriage ...
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Can I travel within the US with expired I-20 and valid F-1 visa?

I have an F-1 international student visa which is still valid, and my passport is still valid, I just graduated and my I-20 expired 4 days ago. Can I still fly within the US? Will TSA agent ask about ...
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Can I re-enter the US from Mexico with just a learner driving permit? [duplicate]

I recently crossed into Mexico from the US, forgot to bring my passport. Could I go back using my learner driving permit? I am 17 years old. OP comment: US citizen, born and raised in Arizona.
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I have to send out my passport for visa processing, can I fly with my expired driver's license and a photocopy of my passport [duplicate]

What it says on the tin: I'm a U.S. national adult and I need to send my passport out for visa processing this week. On August 10, I'm flying to San Francisco from Chicago and my passport is the only ...
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Is the US Passport Card beneficial as backup documentation?

I'm in the process of renewing my passport. Will I benefit in anyway from a US Passport Card as a form of backup/emergency documentation or for seeking consular services? Or perhaps as just a backup ...
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Can an Aadhaar card be used as a proof of ID to travel to Nepal? [duplicate]

I don't have any of the specified documents for travelling to Nepal as an identity proof. Can I use an Aadhaar card instead as proof of identity?