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Questions tagged [passport-renewals]

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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Passport Renewal before expiry

I am an Indian citizen and my passport will expire in 2021. I am planning on moving to US for my Masters in 2019, for my VISA application will I face any problems as my passport will expire before i ...
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Brexit passport renewal - Will I need to pay again?

I am a British citizen, and my passport is due to expire in March 2019. This is about the time I should look to renew it (at a current cost of £75.50), but I've read/heard that when we leave the EU, ...
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After getting a new passport, are Canadian student and visitors visas still valid for entry?

My daughter has Canadian student visa valid for 4 years and visitor visa valid for 8 years. Her passport is valid until 2025 but Tanzania's government has imposed a new law that requires every citizen ...
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The UK's “instant” passport service … how long currently to appointment?

My colleague was wondering if anyone has used the https://www.gov.uk/get-a-passport-urgently/online-premium-service UK's "instant" "online premium" passport service. You apply using that page and (...
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Passport Expiry Less than 6 months

So I have a dual citizenship, Australian and Serbian and I’m travelling to Serbia in December using my Australian passport. My Australian passport expires in March and I come back beginning of ...
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Canadian visitor visa validity with passport expiring in 14 months

I have an Indian passport that expires in 14 months. If I apply for a multiple-entry Canadian visitor visa, would I be granted a visa for just the 14 months as opposed to 10 years? And once I renew ...
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I-94 was extended. Should I extend H4 status as well? [closed]

I have an H1B petition valid till 2020 shown on form I-797B and same goes for my I-94 and my passport. My spouse is under H4 status as a dependent. Her old passport had expiry date in November 2018, ...
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Can I use a valid visa in a cancelled passport? [duplicate]

I lost my passport, filed a First Information Report with the police, and applied for new passport. It will arrive in 5 days, but I found the passport I reported as lost. I visited the local Seva ...
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Can I enter Poland with valid Polish visa but in my old passport? [duplicate]

I renewed my passport and my Polish multi-visa is on my old passport. Can I enter to Poland with my new passport but the valid visa is on my old passport?
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UK Marriage visitor visa after marriage and change of passport [closed]

I am planning to marry my fiance in the UK. He is a British citizen living in the UK, and I am a Turkish citizen living in Germany. I will apply for the marriage visitor visa. However, we are trying ...
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replacement valid UK visit visa to a new passport because the old passport lost

i am looking to replace my UK visit visa from lost passport to a new passport it is valid visa , I have copy of it and it had been used for entry UK before what is the procedure ? it was issued in UAE ...
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Passport validity to enter Canada

I need some information. I intend to travel to Canada from 13-29 October. I am a Pakistani national and I am traveling from Germany to Calgary by KLM Airlines. My passport validity is until 12 January ...
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Applying for a visa that will last past my passport's expiration [duplicate]

Can I apply for a UK standard visitor visa for 2 years if my passport expires in 9 months? I had a UK visa, which has just expired, and I have a valid Schengen visa from Poland. I am a Pakistani ...
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Can I use a valid UAE entry permit on an expired passport? [duplicate]

I applied for a Dubai visa using my old passport and have received the entry permit, sent to me through my sponsor as a .jpg file. This will be my first visit to Dubai, and the entry permit will be ...
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Ukrainian passport renewal

I am looking for information on the renewal of an Ukrainian passport in Ukraine itself. Any information on the process, time taken, cost and especially the documents needed would be very helpful. I ...
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Should I renew my passport before the US visa interview?

My passport will expire by mid February 2019. I will be visiting India this November and will have a visa interview for H-1 stamping. Is it okay to take a passport that will be expiring in 3 months to ...
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Can I travel to New Zealand with an expired H4 visa?

I am planning to go to New Zealand with my husband. I have an H4 (dependent visa) which is up for renewal. I am planning to go to New Zealand, spend 10 days and go to India, renew my visa and come ...
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What happens to visas that last longer than a passport?

I'm about to get a visa that will outlast my passport by roughly three or four months. The time difference is not a lot and probably won't have any big effect on anything but it got me wondering. Does ...
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Can I use a Canada visa in a cancelled passport? [duplicate]

I have an e-Visa for Canada in a passport that was damaged. I applied for and received a new passport. Can I still use the approved visa for Canada, or do I have to apply for a new one?
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ECR status-related question

Will the ECR status on my Indian passport be automatically invalid after I turn 50 years old, or do I need to apply for a new passport after I get 50 to remove my ECR tag?
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How early I can apply for the renewal of an Indian passport from a new city?

I will be moving to a new city to take up a job in 20 days. How soon I can apply for the renewal of my passport from the new place, after moving in there? Can I use my rental agreement and HR letter ...
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Child passport expired. Travel to Mexico

I (21) am traveling to Mexico by plane with my younger sister (11) to visit family. We leave in two days, but just found out that her passport is expired. We are both US citizens. With her passport ...
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Can I travel to Dubai with a new passport if the old passport has my Dubai employment visa? [duplicate]

I have a Dubai employment visa. It contains my old passport number. Then, I got a new passport issued without ECR (Emigration Check Required) but it has a different passport number. I have both ...
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Renewing passport in India and coming back to the USA with new renewed passport?

I am an Indian citizen living in the USA with a Green Card. I plan to visit India and renew my passport, and then come back to the USA with my new passport on the same round-trip ticket from the USA. ...
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Do I need to update my Australian student visa to show my new passport details?

I am in Australia on a student visa. Since my Indian passport was about to expire, I renewed it and have a new passport issued by India. Do I need to update the Australian visa with new passport ...
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10-year visa in old passport [duplicate]

My old US passport expires in October 2018. I have applied for a new passport. The 10-year visa to India expires in January 2019. Can I travel with this visa if I travel in October 2018 and return in ...
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Renewal of passport before visa stamping request [duplicate]

I was asked to submit my passport for visa stamping, but I had to renew my passport to add my spouses name. I have received the new passport now. Will there be any issues if I submit my new passport, ...
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UK Visa Officer issued Visa sticker on the expired passport instead of the valid passport. Can I travel? [closed]

I recently applied for a UK spouse visa and was asked to present both my current and expired passports. When I received the decision the visa sticker was placed in my expired passport instead of the ...
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Passport renewal and six-month rule

I am currently holding a Philippine passport, which expires on April 2019. I hold a residence permit right now, which is "valid" way beyond this date. I live in France and might be moving to the ...
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Can a Jamaican citizen travel to Jamaica from the US with an expired passport and a US green card?

I am a citizen of Jamaica with a valid US permanent resident card. My Jamaican passport has expired and I have tried with no success to renew it through my assigned consulate in the US since December ...
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Passport with one of the empty pages torn at the corner [duplicate]

One of the empty pages in my passport has corner that is torn. I have the torn piece as well. I went to apply for a South African visa and was told that that makes the passport damaged and not usable. ...
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Restricted validity UK passport, Australian visa application [closed]

I am being given a restricted validity passport (in the UK) because I have lost too many passports. This means it will expire in a year. I am planning to travel to Australia in 7 months for a working ...
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Can I still use my visa? [duplicate]

My passport expires in May. I have a US visa, but my passport is in my maiden name. I'm planning on making a new passport with both my maiden and married last names. Will I be able to use the visa? I ...
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Visa on expired passport

If your visa is on an expired passport but still valid, can you still use it with your new passport, or does the old passport have to have a recent expiration date? If so, how do you transfer your ...
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Old passport validity when a new one has been issued

I have a sister who is a Philippines overseas worker in Oman. She is going home tomorrow for vacation. She was previously advised that her passport will not arrive until next week, that she can still ...
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When should someone renew their UK passport to keep the red design longest?

Suppose someone wishes to renew their UK passport early so they can keep the red design for as long as possible and avoid the new blue design. When should they apply, such that it is early enough to ...
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Can I travel to Canada with a Valid Visa on a Valid Passport along with Renewed Passport? [duplicate]

I just got my Canada Visa with my current passport which expires on 12/25/2018. I'm planning to travel to Canada on 05/19/2018 and I'm thinking of renewing my passport now, is it okay to renew now and ...
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Is it possible to use the 1 day premium passport service for someone visiting the UK for a day?

My sister is planning to come to the UK just for one day in order to renew her passport. Will she be able to use the 1 day Premium service?
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Can I travel to New Zealand with a valid visa on an old/expired passport? [duplicate]

I recently renewed my passport (Brazil). I also have an expired passport, which has my New Zealand visa (permanent resident). I am planning to visit New Zealand. Since my valid New Zealand visa is in ...
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is it a visa damage [duplicate]

I have a urgent query basically I am an Indian citizen I have long stay student visa for france valid till october 2018. I am on holiday to India for few days while coming back to India the ...
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Can a Tibet Travel Permit be issued with Chinese visa in an expired passport?

I'm organising a trip to China including a visit to Lhasa in Tibet for a group of four people this April. Most of the trip is now booked, but a possible problem has come to light. One of our group ...
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ECR category passport. Doubts regarding GRE [closed]

I have recently applied for reissue of passport. When I went to the passport office they asked for 10th and 12th grade certificates, which I had not brought. So they said my passport would come under ...
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English with Australian citizenship travel

I am English with Australian citizenship by descent. I'm off to Australia in October 2018. I've been trying hard to find from the embassy if I can travel on an English passport with a tourist visa. My ...
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How close does my old passport photo have to be to my new passport photo to not require a countersignature?

I'm looking to renew an expired adult passport issued when I was 16 (now 27), and under the rules for submitting new passport photos it says one photo may need to be certified (and I assume section 10 ...
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Can I use a study visa in an expired passport? [duplicate]

Can I travel to Canada with a valid study visa in my old expired passport? I now have a new passport, which does not have in a Canadian study visa.
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Singapore Passport Holder & UK Permanent Resident

I am a Singapore citizen and a UK Permanent Resident. My passport is expiring on 06 April 2018. I am travelling to Singapore between December 21st and 31st. Am I allowed to re-enter the UK with my ...
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UK passport signature new rules. Does my handwriting matter?

Recently I renewed my old passport. My signature is always the same but I tend to have very random handwriting. The new UK passports require you to sign inside the passport at the top yourself (this ...
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In case of a lost passport, when getting a new one do you have to inform your country about all the visas you had on the lost passport?

Let's say you are an international student from India studying in the USA and you lost your passport. You had Chinese, Russian, German, and of course, the US student visa on the lost passport. You ...
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Entering the EU on a Temporary Canadian Passport [closed]

My passport expires the end of January 2018, and I was turned away from my flight yesterday for less than 90 days on my passport. Has anyone entered the EU on a temporary passport? Thanks in advance
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Should we really expect difficulties when listing only “city of birth” in US passport and what countries have issues with this?

We are currently living in Europe, my spouse applied for US passport renewal, we went to US embassy with the application and listed city and country where she was born. Officer stated that we need ...