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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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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Different name in different documents [migrated]

My name is "Prachi Vashisth." I am an International student. My last name was not mentioned in any of my documents since my childhood. My date of birth certificate, CBSE mark sheets, ...
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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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Getting an expired Canadian passport number

My wife needs to get the passport numbers for passports that she's held for the past seven years, but the Canadian passport she had was only five years. She doesn't have her expired passport anymore, ...
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As a South African passport holder, what is the minimum time to expiry required if I wish to fly into the country

In more detail: I live in the UK. I am a dual national (SA and UK) but according to SA law must enter and leave the country on my SA passport. Because of delays to renewing SA passports from the UK, I ...
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What should I be concerned about if I let my daughter's U.S. passport expire before renewal?

My daughter has US citizenship as well as citizenship with an EU country. We live in the EU. She's under 16. When her passport expires in a couple of years in February, she'll still be under 16 ...
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Extension of multiple entry Canada visa in old expired passport to renewed passport

My ten year multiple entry Canada visa dated 20th Feb.2020 is valid upto 15th January, 2021 upto the date of expiry of my passport. I have renewed my passport in December 2020. I want to travel to ...
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Valid B1/B2 “R” (regular) on expired diplomatic passport

Can I use my valid regular (non diplomatic) visa issued in my old and expired diplomatic passport with my new regular passport?
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What happens if the UK wants to remove you from itself but your passport has, for example, expired or been lost?

What is the procedure like then? Do they obtain one on your behalf from your national embassy? Politely request you to do so as promptly as required? How does such a situation play out? I'm interested ...
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When I enter the US, should I show my old or new passport to the US immigration? Or does the US immigration only look at my US green card?

I am a French citizen domiciled in California and with US permanent residency (US green card). I exited the US using my French passport, and and got a new French passport when outside the US (because ...
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How long before expiration can one renew a French passport?

How long before expiration can one renew a French passport? My French passport expires in approximately two years but I'd like to renew it as some picky airline has complained in the past that it wasn'...
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Passport Question regarding J1 visa in the US [closed]

I am going to start my job as a residency physician soon in US. For that I have to apply for an exchange visitor J1 visa. My passport expires exactly around the time of my intended stay. My country (...
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Indian passport renewal and I-94 extension for H1B visa holder in COVID-19 special situation

I am an Indian citizen, residing in California, USA on an H1B Visa. My passport is expiring in mid-June, 2020, along with my I-94. My visa is valid until December, 2021. I have my 2 year old son on H4 ...
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Extension of stay at USA due to COVID-19 lockdown

My wife and I are Indian citizens with valid USA B2 visas. We came to visit our children on December 8, 2019. Our authorised stay ends on June 8, 2020. We have planned to return on June 3, 2020. We ...
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Can I travel on a valid Canadian visa in an old/expired passport? [duplicate]

I recently renewed my passport in February 2020. I have a valid Canadian visitor visa in my old passport (with expiry date 30/09/2020, the visa also expires 30/09/2020). I had planned to travel to ...
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How to apply for US passport card when I already have passport book?

I have a US passport book, and I would like to apply for a US passport card (to have in addition to my passport book). If I apply using form DS-82, submitting my current passport book as proof of ...
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Air Travel In Mexico for US Citizens [closed]

I'm flying out of Mexicali BC. Mexico in July. The problem is I lost my US Passport. To fly in Mexico do I need a passport with a visa? I ask because since both my parents have dual citizenship, I ...
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Indian citizens living abroad, renew passport in India

I am an Indian citizen living in Germany (with Residence Permit), I can renew my passport in Germany. But, I will be in India for 3 months and I can also easily renew my passport in India. If I ...
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Small oil stains on the bio-data page of my UK passport. Is this “damaged”?

I am travelling to India next month, and to do so I ordered a new passport. In the short time I've had it, I've somehow managed to get 4 blobs of oil stain (explained as oil by the fact that the ...
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Indian passport threads coming off, India travel in 2 weeks

I live in US, and have a F1 Visa and an Indian passport. I am traveling to India in couple of weeks, and my passport got some wear and tear. The stitching which hold the inner pages and the cover is ...
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passport validity for travel to China

I have Chinese visa valid up to 14th Feb 2020 and I am entering China in 12th February for 6 days and coming back. My passport expires in 24th April 2020 can I travel on same passport ?
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Renewing passport from abroad, can I enter US with visa and canceled passport?

We are New Zealand citizens, live in Mexico and travel to the US regularly. We have SENTRI and B1/B2 Visitor Visas for the US. Some of our passports expire later this year, and the NZ Passport ...
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Two passports for the same person in India

I had a passport issued when I was 13 yrs old (in 1984), which became expired. In 2004, I had applied and got another passport without surrendering the previous one. The second passport too has ...
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How can a US citizen whose passport was stolen get home?

My passport was stolen and because of the holidays in December (Christmas and New Years) there were no open appointments to get emergency flying papers from the US embassy. Is there any way the ...
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Renewal of Indian passport for NRIs

I am an Indian citizen living in Germany. I am applying for my passport renewal from India and in the online application, there is a question: Is your present address out of India? *Yes No When I ...
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Damaged passport - docs required [closed]

Are there extra charges for passport re-issuance in case of a damaged passport? The book got detached from cover, that's all. For Non-ECR, where to find the seal? Can't see in my passport. Hope ...
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How long must a US passport be valid when visiting Brazil?

I am planning to visit friends in Brazil in March 2020. My US passport expires in May 2020. From what I can gather online, Brazil requires passports to be valid for six months after arrival if you ...
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How long does Australian online visa transfer take from old to new passport? [duplicate]

How long does Australian online visa transfer take from old to new passport. Im an Indian national traveling to Australia in December. I will soon be getting my new passport reissued and will have to ...
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My Indian passport renewed but not yet updated on Austalian PR Visa

Background I have an Australian PR visa (subclass 189) and an Indian passport. I have recently renewed my passport because it was due to expire. I have submitted my new details via : https://immi....
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J1 visa in old passport [duplicate]

If I get an USA -J1 visa on my Indian passport and after that I decide to apply for the new passport (due to insufficient pages), is J1 visa in my old passport is valid ??
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Requirement for validity of a passport [duplicate]

In several questions, I read that there are additional validity restrictions for the passport if you visit a foreign country: e. g., a country requires that your passport is valid for at least 6 ...
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About to expire Canadian visa [duplicate]

I hold a valid Indian passport. My passport expires on 29 September 2020; my Canadian visa also expires on 29 September 2020. I am getting my passport renewed next month as I will be travelling to ...
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Renew British passport which includes visa for return to Australia [duplicate]

I’m an Australian permanent resident with an expired British passport which includes my visa to return to Australia after travelling overseas. When I renew my passport, is the visa automatically ...
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Travel with Expired Greek Passport from UK to Greece and Return

My Greek passport is about to expire in about a month. I had started a process for the renewal but the application got rejected due to a typo an employee (bureaucratic process). This December, I am ...
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US Visa on Old Passport with Cancelled Stamp

I have a US B1/B2 visa on my old passport. The old passport has a cancelled stamp on the second page. The visa is still intact with no physical damage. My new passport is of the same type and has the ...
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Renewal or damaged passport which is about to expire - India

Indian Passport My Passport got damaged few months back and I want to renew it. My passport will expire in 6 months. Damage Details: Water damage, Photo is smudged 20-30 %, 2 Visas clearly ...
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New Zealand Visa : Medicals on Old Visa - Issues to File Visa?

I had done my medicals for New Zealand visa when my old passport was active last month. Then I got a new passport re-issued as I had to change personal details in the passport. Now the medicals have ...
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Can I travel with a visa in my old passport after a name change?

I changed my name in my passport but my visa is in the old passport with my old name. Can I travel from India to Dubai using this visa?
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Does India require 2 blank passport pages, if you already have a visa in your passport?

In common with many folks here, I'm running rather short on blank passport pages. Specifically, I'm down to just 1 blank page left (plus a bunch of half-filled ones) Looking on the UK.Gov site for ...
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Name Change on Passport [duplicate]

I am an international student in the United States with an Indian passport. I just had my first name on my passport due to which the visa I got had FNU(First name unknown) and my first name as my last ...
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Renewed US passport, did not receive expired US passport

I am helping an elderly relative renew his US passport. This evening he received his new US passport, but not the old one. Does the US Passport office still send old US passport. When can he expect ...
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Form 929: No response received from the mailing id, not even automated response

My father needs to travel to Australia on an urgent basis, but they recently got their passports renewed and they hold a visitor's visa against their old passport. I emailed the following address [...
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Renewing British passport with permanent green card in USA

My husband has a British passport - and a permanent greencard for America. He needs to renew his passport that expires May 2020. Where do we go or what do we to have this renewed. We travel to ...
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Entering the US with dual citizenship but US passport is long expired?

I have a European passport which is currently valid (born in Europe) and a US passport (parents are American) which expired a while back (issued before I turned 16). Because of this I don't think I ...
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Can I extend a minor's US passport before its expiry?

A US minor's passport still has 2 years remaining, however, is it possible to preemptively extend it, anticipating a foreign relocation?
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Is there a Schengen area database that can see past travel in the Schengen area?

My 18 year old American niece has been traveling all through the Schengen area for the past 65 days. She is coming home to the states this week (departing from Vienna) to get a brand new US passport. ...
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Can I renew my USA passport book and passport card separately?

My passport book and card are expiring in 6 months, and I'd like to renew them, but I have a couple (land-entry) trips to Canada coming up that I'd like to use my passport card for. Is it permissible ...
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German Schengen visa

I have a valid German Schengen visa which I got on my old passport. I applied for a new passport , when was issued, my name was changed slightly. My old passport had both my surname and given name (...
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Travelling within the EU on UK passport expiring in 1 month

I am travelling to France and Spain via road on 31st August 2019 and returning on 13th September 2019. I shall be entering France via Folkstone/Dover customs either with eurotunnel or a ferry. My UK ...

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