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For issues with traveling after renewing one's passport/ID card. E.g. "Can I enter the US with a visa in my old passport?".

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Indian visa and 180 rule

I have a new passport and I'm applying for a new visa for India. Is my old passport linked to my new one in any way? There's a 180-day visa rule per calendar year and I stayed on my old passport and ...
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Renewing UK passport also holding an Irish passport

I am a British Citizen from birth but hold an Irish passport. My British passport has expired and I am trying to renew it. The passport office is asking that I send them my foreign passport. I don't ...
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Going to Amsterdam tomorrow. Two months left on passport

I've had this vacation planned for quite a few months. I knew that my passport expired this summer and didn't think anything of it since the trip is a couple months ahead, in April. However, just now ...
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Can an Indian passport holder travel to the UAE from India with 4-month passport validity?

I have an Indian passport with 4 months validity. I have to travel from India to the UAE. I have a short-term visa to the UAE. Can I travel with 4 months validity?
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Is there any e-visa that is both linked to a passport and valid beyond the expiration of that passport?

I read: I would assume that there is no such thing as an e-visa that is both linked to a passport and valid beyond the expiration of that passport. In the absence of evidence to the contrary I am ...
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French passport renewal: What happens if one doesn't return the old passport after the last valid visa expired?

I read about French passport renewals (Google Translate): The old passport must be returned. If it included a visa, it can be kept for the period of validity of this visa. Assume that the old ...
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French passport renewal: Must the old passport be returned if one has a valid e-visa using the old passport's number?

I read about French passport renewals (Google Translate): The old passport must be returned. If it included a visa, it can be kept for the period of validity of this visa. How about visas that are e-...
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Reissuance of indian passport from Indian embassy in the USA

I sent my application via courier but it was rejected: ineligible Rejection Reason: Application received is for Reissue of passport. Apply for lost damaged passport. Passport binding damaged Shall I ...
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I am going to Mexico from Canada for 7 days. My passport expires in less than two months. Is that ok?

I am Canadian, travelling to Mexico for seven days. My passport will expire less than three months. Is that a problem?
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I have ball pen marks in page 2 of my passport. Is it considered damaged? [duplicate]

My passport has three small blue ball pen marks Is it considered damaged?
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How can I renew a Belarusian passport abroad?

I would like to renew my Belarusian passport in Canada since it expires in less than two months. There are some problems, though. Belarus recently claimed they are no longer renewing passports abroad ...
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Do six-month or three-month passport rules apply to aufenhaltstitel holders?

I am a non-EU citizen living in Germany on a residence permit (aufenhaltstitel). My passport expires in February 2024, which is also when my residence permit expires. I need to make a business trip ...
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Travel to the USA from India with passport validity of less than 6 months?

Can I travel to the USA from India with a passport validity of less than 6 months? I have an Indian passport with a validity 10 days short of 6 months, traveling with an Air India flight. Will there ...
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Will the Thailand Elite Visa be valid if I renew my passport?

I have a US passport, but it will expire in a couple years. I wanted to apply for the Thailand's Elite Visa -- which spans from 5 years to 20 years, depending on the specific type. If I get the Elite ...
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Traveling back to India on Indian passport with less than 6 months' validity [duplicate]

I am an indian passport holder. My passport validity expiring in Feb 2024 and am planning to return to India in august. Will they let me in? Once I reach India will put my passport for reissue as I ...
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Validity of the Re-Issue of Damaged Passport

I recently applied for the Re-Issue of Indian passport due to expire within a year. My Application was rejected by stating that Binding is damaged and I should reapply with new application and fees at ...
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Using a foreign passport in the UK as a British citizen

I have an expired British passport and an EU passport that is still valid. I live in the UK. Can I continue using my European passport without renewing the British one when going in and out of the ...
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Can I get a passport using expired state ID?

Will my expired ID Card work? I also have an expired passport to show and have birth certificate with state seal and SS card.
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Can I book a passport appointment in India for re-issue (after minor change) at a PSK or POPSK other than the one in my home city?

I have a correction in my parent's surname in my current passport and want to make in consistent with my other documents (as I will apply for an F-1 visa for this Fall). I will be staying at my ...
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Venezuelan traveling from US to Venezuela with Expired Passport. How to?

I'm currently in the US (legally) and want to travel to Caracas. My passport recently expired. Unfortunately , there is no Venezuelan consulates in the US, and there are no direct flights between the ...
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Expired Iranian passport with Canadian PR Card wanted to fly from Toronto to Tehran Iran [duplicate]

My wife Iranian citizen with Canadian Permanent Residence Card wanted to fly to Iran with Iranian passport expired on January 8, 2023. Is it possible to travel to iran and which airlines allow it. In ...
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Previous names on US passport renewal form

After 2 marriages I took my maiden name back. I have remarried for the 3rd time but kept my maiden name. On line 9 of form DS82, do I just put previous married names? On line 11, 'name change ...
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'List other names used section on Passport Renewal form' must include married names?

My US passport matches my Drivers License, Birth Certificate, SSN. When filling out renewal form ds82, question 9A, nothing has changed from the last passport but it asks for other names used. Must I ...
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Are there any drawbacks in renewing passport and US Visa years before expiration?

I currently have my US Visa in an old expired passport and a new passport. I want to renew my passport and then my US Visa shortly after, so that the visa is in the new passport and their new ...
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My renewed passport dated from when I renewed it and not from the old expiry date, a difference of 6 months. Only valid for 4.5 years, not 5 years

My renewed passport was dated from renewal date and not from expiry date of old passport. 6 months difference. Why?
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Can I change my passport in the middle of a layover?

I have international flights from A to B to C. I live in A, but I am a citizen of B, and I'm taking a holiday in C. I am planning to renew my passport online and collect it during my layover in B. I ...
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US Passport Card not yet received

I recently renewed my passport. I requested, paid for, and the check was cleared by my bank for this service and a passport card. My newly renewed passport book was received yesterday. I have not ...
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Can my child with a UK ILR travel to India and return to UK with less than six months Indian passport validity when returning to UK?

My child is an Indian citizen by descent and has UK Indefinite Leave to Remain. His passport is valid for more than six months when we travel to India, but at the time of returning back to the UK, it ...
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Traveling from Germany to Austria without a passport at hand, with Blue card - plastic card "Aufenthaltstitel" but also says Pass(Ersatz)

I have a passport, but I left it in my embassy to renew. I would like to travel shortly to Austria and back. I have a German Aufenthaltstitel, due to having a "Blue Karte EU", and it says on ...
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6 months Passport Validity and Travel

This summer, my family (me, wife, and kid) is scheduled for a trip from the USA to India. The current passport of my kid (a US citizen) is valid till Dec 2022. Our return date in July 2022 is within ...
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approved visa for Old Passport to be stamped on New Passport

I came to US with visiting visa (Indian Passport holder) and I got approval for a nonimmigrant work visa. My passport is about to expire. If I get a new passport can the approved visa be stamped on ...
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NEXUS card proof of citizenship for passport renewal?

I need to renew my US passport card in-person. I applied to renew my passport book and card by mail, but I had lost my previous passport card (many years ago) and had forgotten that I had one. The ...
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Renewal of minor's Indian passport from the US?

I am in the USA and my son's Indian passport expires in a week. What should I do to renew it? If I apply through VFS, which would take 3-6 weeks to process, will it affect his stay? Or would applying ...
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Options for renewing passports of minors

USA here, Bay Area (CA). Trying to renew my kids' passports (they're both under 16). Are there any options beyond the listed "passport acceptance facilities" on travel.gov, nearly all of ...
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Is my passport damaged and can't be used for traveling?

This morning I went to submit my documents at the vfs office. The vfs officer informed me that my passport looks damaged. Until she said that I never noticed anything abnormal. My pages are holding ...
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Transit through a Schengen airport with soon-to-expire passport

I would like to travel from Moscow to New York via Helsinki. My Russian passport expires less than 3 months after the planned departure from the US. To enter the US, my passport only needs to be valid ...
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Passport validity requirements for Schengen resident to travel to Spain

Is a resident of a Schengen country (but non-EU citizen) required to have a passport that is valid for 3 extra months when entering Spain? I only managed to find the website of the Spanish foreign ...
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Options when US Passport is stuck in renewal

The US state department currently quotes US passport renewal times as 5-7 weeks. I have no upcoming travel booked so this may be a good opportunity to get this over with. However, there is a non-...
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Indian Passport Renewal Queries

My passport is valid till May 2023. I have a valid US visa on it until 2025. However I am moving to Germany with my spouse in January 2022 as a dependent or with a work permit. I will then move alone ...
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Renewing a Portuguese passport 8 months before it expires

I am a Portuguese citizen, and my Portuguese passport expires in May 2022. However, I am planning to go to Lisbon for a few days in October. I am wondering if one can renew a Portuguese passport 8 ...
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US Passport renewal strategy in 2021

So my US passport has less than a year of life left on it. The current renewal times border on the ridiculous. 12 weeks for expedited and 18 weeks for "routine". The only alternative seems ...
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Passport renewal application package questions

I'm renewing my U.S. passport via mail and just have a few odds and ends questions prior to shipping it off. The DS-82 form is two pages. Should I staple the 2 pages together, paper clip them ...
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What is the current US passport processing time?

I am a travel agent on the side and my clients are all very nervous about the length of time to process new and renewed US passports in the post pandemic world. How long does a renewal or new passport ...
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EU national with settled status travelling back to the UK on a new passport - how to prove settled status? [closed]

Imagine the following scenario - an EU national with settled status tied to their current passport who has gone home to their EU member state to renew it. This particular member state does not allow ...
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I had my passport renewed before the expiration date and now I have two valid passports [closed]

My Italian Nulla Osta visa is attached to my previous Bangladeshi passport but I renewed my passport and then I submitted it to the embassy and took both my valid passports but the passport with which ...
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Is it possible to renew my US passport in person at a renewal facility?

My current passport expires on October 27, 2021. I've taken a look at the U.S. State Department guidelines for renewal, and it seems like their policies are adamant that if it's not a life-or-death ...
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Can Indian travel to US with passport expiring in 5 months

My mom lives in India (she is an Indian citizen). Her passport expires in September 2021. Her visa is valid until the end of 2022. Can she travel to US around July and be back in India before her ...
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Damaged U.S Passport.. Need Help & Advice Please! (photos included)

I've been traveling for over 20 years. This is the first time my passport has accidentally taken a trip through the washing machine. I was so sad and even a bit upset at myself earlier today when I ...
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Expired US Passports - what to do?

My parents and I are US citizens and we were planning to visit the Bahamas through the Balearia Ferry. The problem is I just realized both my parents passports expired 11/2020 (I believe their ...
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Passport Renewal Data Question

On the final box of the passport renewal application, "Has my data changed since your last document was issued?", does the question apply to my address or or just the information on the data ...
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