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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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Can I travel to Canada with valid visa on old/expired passport?

I recently renewed my passport. I also have an expired passport which has my Canada visa (visitor's) valid for another three years. I have already used my Canadian visa which is multiple entry. I am ...
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Traveling to the US with new passport, visa on the old one

I have a valid B1/B2 US visa expiring about a year from now. The passport it's in expired a few years ago, and I recently got a new one. The passport number does not match, but the national ID ...
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Valid Indian visa in an expired passport

I recently had to renew my passport. The expired one has an Indian visa that will be valid until 2016. Is it necessary for me to get the visa transferred to the renewed passport, or can I get ...
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Valid UK Visa in an Expired Passport

I have a valid (multiple entry) business visit visa to the UK on my old passport. I have recently obtained a new passport as I ran out of pages on my old passport. The purpose of my visit is still for ...
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Can I travel to Kuwait on a visa with old passport number?

I have a Kuwait visa, obtained from a hotel in Kuwait, with my old passport number. But as the validity of the present passport is expiring within 6 months, I got a new passport with a new passport ...
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Valid US visa on old passport has a different given name while new passport has a corrected given name, will this be an issue?

The old passport with a still valid US visa on it has Given Names: XXX YYY and Surname: YYY Due to this my visa has the same combination i.e. full name reading XXX YYY YYY (surname twice at the end). ...
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Is B1 visa in perfect condition valid on old damaged passport?

I got my US B1 visa last month on my Indian passport. Someone in my family wrote a phone number on one of the blank page of my passport. As my passport is damaged now, can I travel with my current ...
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Indian Visa in expired passport, new passport with husband's surname

I have an Indian visa valid till 2013 in my old passport. But since I just got married I'm changing my surname and hence changing my passport. Will my Indian visa in my now old passport be valid, ...
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Will my Chinese visa still be valid if I renew my passport?

Will my Chinese visa still be valid if I renew my passport? If so how does that work? I have heard that you can travel with your new passport and just show the old passport with the valid visa when ...
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Electronic visa having Old Passport number

I have Dubai work permit mailed to me by my employer. It contains my old passport number which has ECR stamp. I then got a new passport issued without ECR stamping, but with different passport number. ...
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UAE visit visa with expired passport number

I need a visa to travel to UAE. My passport will expire soon (June), so today I applied for a new passport and it will be delivered to me on March 17. I need to travel to Dubai on March 18. clearly ...
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Will my passport number change when I renew it?

I'm travelling soon but need to renew my passport. Given that I have to provide my passport number to the airline to book a flight, I was wondering if my passport number would change if I renew it. ...
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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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Do you need to get a new ESTA when your passport is renewed?

A bit over a year ago I applied for (and got) an ESTA for travel to the USA, valid for two years. That validity takes the ESTA to pretty close to the end of the passport validity. I've just renewed ...
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Can I travel with my New Zealand visa on my old passport

I am an Indian national and would like to ask a question about my travel to New Zealand. My old passport contains my New Zealand visitors visa which is still valid for 8 months. Recently my old ...
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Old passport in UAE Visit visa

Here is my situation: I have my Indian passport with 3 more years validity which is never used. It is a ECR (Emigration Check Required) status passport. I received my UAE 90 days visit visa issued ...
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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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Can I travel to Singapore on a visa with old passport number?

I am an Indian citizen. I have lost my passport in India and I have applied for a new passport and got it. My Singapore visa mentioned the old passport number. Is there any problem with traveling to ...
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Travel to Australia with new passport

I was granted a visa to Australia few months ago. I like to travel to Australia in few days however I've just renewed my passport and I don't have enough time to inform them about my passport renewal, ...
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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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While there be any issue applying for a new passport before stamping?

I applied for an H1B visa and it's been approved. I'm waiting for an appointment. But my passport will expire in 12-13 months. If I apply for a new passport now, and appear for visa stamping with the ...
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Can a US citizen use a passport copy to enter the US from Canada?

I'm a US citizen with Canadian permanent resident card. My US passport is being renewed. Can I cross into the US with copies of both my passport and the passport renewal in my possession?
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Tourist visa with cancelled old passport and have renewed passport in hand

I got a tourist visa for UAE with my old passport number which was renewed on January 2015. I got the new passport with new number and in the last page old passport number also mentioned. Can I ...
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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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Is a UAE Tourist visa still valid after a change of passport number?

I recently applied for a tourist/visit visa to UAE. The passport I applied with, whose number is on the e-visa I received, is damaged so I couldn't even fly there. If I get a new passport, is that ...
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Passport/ Border troubles

In Early September I was an au pair in Italy, but because I'm American I can only stay in the Schengen Zone for 90 days. I decided to continue as a nanny in Manchester, UK until my 90 days were up. ...
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Passport validity to enter Canada [duplicate]

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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Indian on H1B visa, traveling to Europe. Schengen visa question

My i-797 expires in Sep 2018 My US Visa (H1B) expires in Sep 2018 My previous passport expires in June 2017 I have renewed my Indian Passport which is valid until 2027 The last time I entered the US, ...
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Can I keep my old passport when I have it renewed and a new one issued?

I have occasionally read about old passports people collect as keepsakes of their travels. Now, I just came across a mention of “all old passports” in a list of things to bring to a US visa interview ...
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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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Singapore visa accidentally issued with old passport number. Can I still travel?

I'm an Indian citizen and the Singapore consulate accidentally issued my business Visa with my old passport number. Can I still travel without getting a new Visa?
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Valid Vietnam tourist visa in old passport

I get a new passport, but I have a valid Vietnam tourist visa in my old passport. Can I travel with both passports to Vietnam without applying for a new visa? (I'm a portuguese citizen).
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Can I still fly to Pakistan if my passport number on my Pakistan Origin Card does not match my current passport number?

Can I still fly to Pakistan if my passport number on my Pakistan Origin Card does not match my current passport number?
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Is there at least one country where short-term visitors cannot use a visa in their old passport?

We often get questions about whether or not country X allows people to travel there with a new passport and a visa in their old passport. But is there at least one country where either: Short-term ...