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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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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?
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What's the difference between 'Redress Number' and 'Known Traveler Number'? Do I need both for TSA PreCheck?

I recently obtained a Global Entry card and on the back is the PASSID number that I understand is also my Known Traveler Number. When I recently tried to record my KTN with an airlines it asked for ...
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Mexican passport that has not been stamped by Mexico

I have a friend that has her Mexican passport issued here in the USA but has not yet been stamped by Mexico. Can that be used as an ID to travel anywhere in the USA by airplane, or does she need an ID ...
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Should I carry my passport for a domestic flight in Germany

I am a foreign national having a German residence permit. I have to catch a domestic flight operated by Lufthansa to Munich from Hamburg and back. Unfortunately, my passport is with the UK consulate ...
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Travelling from Denmark to UK and back with id card [duplicate]

I hold Lithuania citizenship and currently live in Denmark. Is it possible to travel to UK from Denmark and back using only the identity card? According to gov.uk You can enter the UK with either ...
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ID required at the time I pick up my airline ticket

I'll be traveling to Dallas TX, but I'm still waiting for the state of Illinois to send me my hard copy of my driver's license all they gave me was a piece of paper with my picture on it. Can I still ...
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Using UK driving license to prove age for free entry to museums in Paris

I'd rather use my driving license to prove my age for the concessions available to EU residents under 26 in the museums/attractions in Paris, as I don't fancy risking my passport being pickpocketed/...
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ID requirement on your person in the UK?

The USA for example has a law which requires an alien to carry immigration documents / ID on their person at all times. When flouted it is a misdemeanor and punishable by up to 30 days imprisonment. ...
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Why do dealers in Vegas check ID even if I look older than 25? [closed]

Kind of strange experience the last 2 times I was in Vegas. I'm almost 43 yrs old but I've been told I could pass for late 20s or early 30s. Anyway, both visits, I've been carded at almost every ...
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Is possible to travel within India via Air with an International Driver's License? My Indian Passport renewal application is currently processing

I want to travel from Lucknow to Bengaluru for a few days while my passport application is being processed. I do not have any other Indian Government issued identification as I have never lived here. ...
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Should I renew my ID card/passport if immigration personnel claims I look different now? [closed]

I got my identity card in August 2014, but have already had problems with it when travelling. In October 2014 while entering Moldova by land, in June 2016 while entering Bulgaria by land, in December ...
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Does any airline in the world allow air travel without government identification?

It seems that pretty much every airline requires at least one form of government identification for flights, even if it's a local flight within a single country. Does any airline in the world form an ...
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Will residents of New York State need an Enhanced Driver's License (EDL) to fly domestically in the US in 2016?

I am a U.S. citizen living in New York state and I have heard that I will need to purchase an Enhanced Driver's License (EDL) to fly domestically in the U.S. starting in 2016. Is this true? According ...
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What is valid ID for domestic flights in India?

Is post office ID card accepted as ID proof for flight to travel withinin India? What else other than PAN card, driving license is accepted as ID? Where do I need to show it?
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What are the potential hazards of my passport or visa number being made public? [duplicate]

Should a passport number or visa number be in the class of personally identifying information, along with things like a social security number, credit card number, and so on? If someone nefarious did ...
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Get sick in China with no identity [closed]

Say you are in China, a country where you have to pay for health care. What happens if you are traveling and you become unconscious and you have no form of identification on you. Would they leave you ...
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Identification card for foreigners in trains in Germany

I want to go to Berlin to Gottingen by train. I found that to avail myself of the “savings fare”, I have to book a ticket at least one day in advance. And I saw a requirement on the Bahn ...
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Failed driving test; alternatives to driver's license for minor's re-entry to the US?

My 16 year-old from the U.S. wishes to visit me in Canada for the holidays. She planned to obtain an enhanced driver's license, but she failed her test. Can she be refused re-entry into the U.S. ...
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Which forms of Canadian ID are accepted in the US? [closed]

I am a Canadian citizen. In Canada, our driver license can be used as a primary photo ID almost everywhere. If I don't want to show my passport, can my British Coloumbia driver license be used as ...
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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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Traveling from El Paso, TX, to Tulsa, OK? No ID, but traveling companion has one

I need to get to Tulsa, OK, from El Paso, TX. I don't have an ID, but my boyfriend, who will be traveling with me and whose aunt will be paying for the trip, has a current ID. What are my options? I ...
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Travel in the Schengen area after my residence card was lost or stolen

I have already booked my flight from Italy to the Netherlands through Ryanair. I'm staying in Italy legally and have a carta di soggiorno. However, after booking my flight, my wallet was stolen, which ...
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Registering at hotel, one person does not have proper ID

I am trying to book a hotel in Oxford, UK. I have been informed by my travel agent that the Holiday Inn needs my partner's exact name on their passport or drivers license, she has neither, any ...
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Can I travel to Switzerland with EU ID?

I know, that Switzerland and Liechtenstein are not members of EU. However, they are members of Schengen. Schengen rules remove all internal border controls between member countries. If I travel to ...
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Can I fly within Canada with a US EDL?

I'm a US citizen and I hold a Washington state Enhanced Driver's License. I'm living in Vancouver for a bit. Can I fly domestically without my passport? Micheal Seifert's answer indicates my license ...
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Travel without residence permit in schengen zone [duplicate]

I live in Poland. I am a citizen of Turkey, so I am a non-EU citizen. Few days ago i lost my residence card and in 7-8 days i will go to Italy for a nice trip. I know it's a domestic flight from ...
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Is the European driving license valid as ID in Europe?

I'm an Italian citizen, and I possess a driving license in the standard European format: Can I use it for identification purposes, i.e. boarding a plane, when in Europe? I understand from Wikipedia ...
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Is a Canadian driver's license acceptable photo ID at an American passport office?

I'm going to the Seattle passport office to replace my lost US passport. The passport application form says I need to bring photo ID. (This is proof of identity for the passport, not security for ...
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Can one travel with xerox copy of photo iD [duplicate]

My mother in law forgot her original PAN Card. She has a photocopy of the same. Can she fly in domestic airline with this Photocopy of PAN Card? She has her flight tomorrow i.e. on 5 April from ...
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Kosovo Identity card [closed]

I live in Denmark and have Danish citizenship. That means I am not allowed to obtain another citizenship otherwise I will lose the danish one. My question is then: Can I get the kosovo ID card, ...
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What to do if you need to fly in the Schengen area and lose your ID card?

A friend recently got her ID stolen while she was in the Netherlands. She will soon need to fly to her home country Italy, but she doesn't know what to do. What can one do in such a situation? As far ...
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American ID requirements for indian domestic flights

I am an Indian with an American citizenship. I will be travelling in India with my family through domestic flights. I am wondering about the ID requirements for Indian domestic flights. Do I need to ...
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I'm on a train to Vienna and I forgot the documents home, what can I do now?

I'm on a train to Vienna from Milan and I totally forgot my ID and passport home. I only have the driving license with me which is not a valid travel document in the Schengen area. I'm pretty sure ...
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Can I use my national ID card when traveling to Iceland?

I live in Sweden and I have a national ID card. Can I use it when traveling to Iceland? In security checks, gate checks etc? Or, do I need to show my passport everytime?
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Is ID needed from Sweden to Spain? [duplicate]

I am planning to travel from Sweden to Spain by plane. I lost my ID and waiting for replacement but I do not want to go over the hassle when boarding the plane. Would I need to show ID card knowing ...
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Why does EasyJet require my ID details in advance?

I truly wonder why does EasyJet need to know my ID details in advance for my flight from Prague to London: It is a requirement of UK customs? If so, why haven't I been asked this information for my ...
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Quickly obtaining an ID to fly within the US

I live in Ohio. I am currently in Washington, D.C. I am travelling back to Ohio by air on Sep 2. I have a Ohio state issued driver's license. Unfortunately, I realized now that the license is expiring ...
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Can I use my birth certificate as identification on a bus in Texas?

I'm 17 and I am traveling from Laredo (Texas, US) to San Antonio (Texas). I don't have an ID, but I do have my birth certificate. Can I use that to travel by bus in Texas?
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I can't drive can I get a drivers license in USA just to be used as an ID [closed]

I will be studying in the US as an international student soon, and I don't have any proper training to be able to drive a vehicle. I know that the drivers license does comes in handy a lot in the US ...
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As an EU national, what (if any) ID do I need to carry when crossing between France and Belgium?

Based on the expats question "If asked for ID in France by the police, as an EU national what is considered valid?", I know what the rules are for carrying ID as a Brit in France. Secondly, I know ...
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If someone has a photocopy of my passport, could they steal my identity? [duplicate]

Someone has taken a copy of my passport and other identification. Does that mean it's possible for someone to steal my identity?
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Transit in Turkey for Swiss and Bulgarian citizens

We plan to flight me, my wife and our daughter to Bulgaria and one option is to flight from Geneva to Istanbul, then Istanbul-Varna. The question is: As a Swiss citizen I can normally go to Bulgaria ...