Questions tagged [passport-stamps]

Questions about the ink-pad stamps typically added to passport pages or visas upon entering or exiting a country.

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Can a Burundian with a Rwandan refugee passport visit Kenya?

I'm a Burundian who lives in South Africa and holds a Rwandan refugee passport. Can I use this passport to travel to Kenya? I didn't use it when I came here to South Africa.
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Will deportation for drugs be a problem when returning to the US

Deported from Thailand for having possession of 4gms of narcotic. The deported person is working in the US, went to Thailand for vacation. Will there be a problem when he goes back to the US? Would ...
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No Albanian entry stamp received at the border. Would this cause issues for future visits?

I recently entered Albania with an EU passport, but I noticed that I received no entry stamp. As an EU citizen, was I supposed to receive an entry stamp? If I was, would this cause problems for me ...
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Double citizenship (EU + Non-EU) - How to get the “Out” border stamp on my non-eu passport without leaving?

I have a big doubt related to the Schengen Visa immigration border process regarding double citizenship (EU + non-EU), specially with its "Out" stamp. I entered Italy with my Brazilian passport (got "...
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Visa National - No Exit Stamp From France on Return to the UK

I work in the UK on a Tier 2 visa, and am an Indian citizen. I received a two-year French Schengen visa, which has a remark "COURT SEJ. CIRC." (short stay circulation) which I believe refers to the 90/...
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Indian leaving from nepal

I entered by land and applied for an entry and exit stamp. They gave me the stamp, then told me I don't need one and wrote cancelled through it. I want to leave from kathmandu. I have an Indian ...
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Passport Transmission Time — Canadian student visa [closed]

A few days ago, after a VFS (in Berlin) received my passport for transmission, they sent it to a Canadian embassy (in Vienna), and yesterday (Aug 6) I received a letter through my online portal (at ...
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Visa stamp damaged in torn passport?

I recently got a Schengen visa. Have to fly in a week’s time from today. Situation is — my passport is torn and visa stamp is completely damaged. I’m from India and travelling to Europe. What can be ...
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Fake Israel Visa Stamp on my Passport

I have an problem here... I applied as DH in Israel not knowing that I was Transacting to a fake agent and the problem is they already stamped fake Israel Visa on my passport. I already traveled here ...
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Does Romania put visa refusal stamps?

I had applied for Romanian visa but got rejected. I have this stamp in my passport. Is this a rejection stamp? What does this mean? Or do they do this on all applications?
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Traveling from nonschengen to schengen with my EU passport

Will my EU passport get stamped..traveling from a non schengen/European country upon arrival at munich airport germany? And also if im going to a nonschengen/european country will i get a stamp on ...
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What to do in case of a non EU national leaving the aiport without a passport stamp?

Me and my mom arrived in Germany at Frankfurt airport. We flew to Frankfurt from Skopje via Ljubljana. We passed passport control in Ljubljana, but in Frankfurt, we headed towards the baggage claim ...
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What can I do to prevent passport stamps being put on blank pages?

I'm running low on blank passport pages which are sometimes needed for full page visas such as those issued by Armenia, India, and Vietnam. When I crossed the border into Turkey the other day I got ...
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What happens if there is no space for entry stamp in the passport for US visa?

I hold an Indian passport and have an F-1 Visa (multiple entry) for USA. I applied for a Schengen visa and it got approved but the Italian consulate has affixed the schengen visa sticker in a page ...
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Israel visa stamp issue

I am an Indian national living in London. I need to travel to Israel for work. I will need to apply for a visa but I have been told that it will be stamped in my passport. I have read that Israel ...
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Entry and exit stamps in Schengen-UK-Schengen

I have a question, my partner is an American and holds a US passport, we are on vacation in Peru right now and will be going to Sweden (Stockholm) for 60 days, since I'm Swedish. We are leaving Lima, ...
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What does this black visa rejection stamp from Israel mean? [duplicate]

I had applied for B2 visit visa for Israel. They rejected and marked my passport with the following black stamp: What does the black stamp mean and what are its restrictions? Can I reapply and if yes,...
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Do I need two blank passport pages when arriving at Cape Town, South Africa?

I've heard that you need to have two empty pages on your passport in order to enter through Cape Town. I see mixed messages on this though. Does anyone know the latest and greatest?
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Do the Israeli consulates give visa on a separate piece of paper instead of on the passport?

I am a Bangladeshi citizen studying in Columbia University. I wanted to go to Israel for a trip this winter. But Bangladesh still does not recognize Israel as a state and the front page of the ...
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Are entry stamps issued at all ferry ports travelling UK-Ireland?

I'm soon travelling with a US citizen from UK to Ireland and back by ferry. Based on my findings, it would appear entry stamps can be issued at Irish ports coming from the UK, but not at British ...
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What does this pen notation in my UK entry stamp mean?

I entered the UK from Paris once (riding the Eurostar train), and after the UK border control officer placed an entry stamp in my passport, he added a notation in pen (picture below). What does it ...
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Passport Strength (with stamps and visas) [closed]

Websites listing the "strength" of passports of each country are nothing new - it's relatively easy to find information what countries one can visit without the need for a visa (and in case of my ...
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Entered UK using my now-lost UK passport; can I go to Spain using my US passport?

I am a dual US and UK citizen. I was born in the US, but my father is British and I have lived in the UK the last 4 years. I have a trip booked to Spain that leaves tomorrow and through a complicated ...
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Can I register my exit from Italy when traveling to San Marino? [duplicate]

I am a non-EU passport and I do not need a visa for either Schengen countries or San Marino. I want to travel and stay in San Marino for a few days, and I would like these days to not count towards ...
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French visa Interview After Previous Illegal Travel [closed]

I am a U.S. citizen applying for a visa with a French company under the long-stay "passeport talent". I have all the documents from the company that have been approved by the French government. Last ...
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Should I distribute stamps evenly between passports?

Like many other countries, Ukraine permits its citizens to have up to two passports, and I have made use of this possibility as a safeguard against passport loss. I now have one passport with a couple ...
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Can still enter the UK using my indefinite leave to remain status although the immigration officer stamped my passport with a Leave to enter [duplicate]

On May 13, 1983 I was granted a Leave to Remain in the UK for an indefinite period visa and since then I have maintained this status by not staying outside the UK for more than two years. During my ...
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Apply for Schengen visitor visa with trip to UK before UK visa is approved

I am about to apply for a Schengen short stay visa to Spain. Previously when I've applied for a schengen visa, the question on the form has been: "do you have a visa for your exit country". This is ...
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What do the passport stamps for Guernsey and Jersey look like?

I am curious as to what the passport entry stamp for the Bailiwick of Guernsey and Bailiwick of Jersey look like. I would assume that I would receive a stamp if I enter from France since I am leaving ...
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Tourist visa not stamped with return date [duplicate]

I traveled by air from mexico with tourist visa and my passport was stamped with date of arrival. How do I know how much time i was given to stay in the U. S.?
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Traveling via a third country [duplicate]

I've read an answer about traveling via a third country in case dual citizenship might not to be OK, and I don't know whether it is technically possible. I'm a citizen of Germany and Saudi Arabia, and ...
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Why does the US sometimes stamp its own citizens' passports?

I was once surprised to see a US admission stamp in a friend's US passport. However, I saw in another question that some Americans have their passports stamped often when entering the US, so this was ...
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Are there countries that are known to place their stamp at the end of the passport?

Like many travelers, I like collecting country stamps in my passport, and review them once in a while. I have visited a few countries on my current passport, and I've noticed an intriguing tendency. ...
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Passport stamps art, can it be done?

I've seen a photo in Twitter claiming that someone managed to make an art out of immigration stamps, as follows: Is it really possible to ask immigration officers to stamp in a certain way to end up ...
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Deported from airport within 24 hours

I recently visited Ukraine having a tourism visa and with a tourism intention only, once arrived they refused my entry telling me that I don't have certain documents like local bus tickets, a tour ...
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Does the UK still issue visa refusal stamps in passports?

I was refused a visa in 2015 and received the letter with the explanation for the refusal and code etc, however there is no stamp in my passport showing I was refused. In years gone by (admittedly ...
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What happens if I pass passport control and I cancel my flight?

I was wondering what will happen if I pass the passport control checkpoint, and they stamp on my passport that I'm leaving that country, and then I decide to cancel my flight and not travel. Will they ...
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Which airports can I transit through when traveling from PHX(Phoenix) to BOM(Mumbai) with a unstamped H1B visa? [closed]

I am a Indian with a valid H1B visa which is not stamped. I would be traveling from PHX to BOM during the summer vacations (may-july 2019). Which are the airports I cannot transit through during my ...
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I renewed my passport and my Canadian multiple visa is on my old passport, my photo on old passport was damaged by Child

I renewed my passport and my multiple Canadian visa is on my old passport, my photo on my old passport was damaged by my child. I have checked that my visa on my old passport still valid. But will the ...
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What does this strange code stamp on my passport mean?

On my last trip to the UK I got this strange stamp. I have the feeling I have been flagged but not sure why. Does anybody know if it is something I have to worry about? I am a US citizen.
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Is there a stamp for crossing from one Schengen country to another? [duplicate]

I once hitchhiked from Lithuania to Latvia on a bus, but there was no stamp on crossing border. One way or another, there is a stamp for entering the Schengen zone from Lithuania (Vilnus) and leaving ...
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Where to obtain Irish passport stamp when entering from Northern Ireland? [duplicate]

I'm going with an American friend from Belfast to Dublin by bus. Despite the lack of border control at the land border due to the Common Travel Area agreement, non-EU/EFTA nationals are supposed to ...
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Confusion regarding US passport stamp and period of admission

I want to know what's the red stamp with the date for and the other stamp that has the date until apr 27,2017. They ask me how long I'm going to stay and I said a month. If there's any changes with ...
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Will I get a passport stamp if I go to Ireland from Germany on a U.S passport?

Due to extenuating circumstances, I'm running out of time to get my residence visa in Germany (I'm a graduate student in Berlin) -- I've been told that I need to leave the Schengen area for a week or ...
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I spent six months in the UK on a Short Term Student passport stamp. Can I return on a visitor stamp? [duplicate]

I just spent six months in the UK as a student on a passport stamp. Since my parents live in the UK (on a Tier 2 Work visa and a Spouse visa), I would like to return to the UK to see them for a couple ...
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Exit and entry stamps on European passports when leaving Schengen Area

Does a European passport get an exit stamp at the time of leaving Europe for Azerbaijan or Georgia? Also will the destination countries of Georgia and Azerbaijan put an entry stamp once you enter ...
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Schengen visa not stamped in the issuing country

We traveled to Italy with a connecting flight in Athens with Aegean Airlines. We have a Schengen visa issued by the Italian embassy. The problem is once we arrived in Athens for the transit, they ...
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Does South Korea stamp the passports of US citizens?

I am a U.S. citizen. Does South Korea stamp my passport upon entry to the country? They did not stamp it when I left two weeks ago. My passport's visa pages are almost filled, but it is still good for ...
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What should be done when a passport wasn't stamped on arrival in the US?

Recently, my wife and I entered the USA in Atlanta. We scanned our passport and visa, gave our fingerprints and had our photos taken at the kiosk. We received a receipt, which was given to an ...