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I'm an American citizen who wishes to fly from Tijuana to Guadalajara. Can I actually complete this flight solely with a U.S. Passport Card?

A few years ago, I travelled with my father from Tijuana to Guadalajara after using the CBX to get into Mexico from San Diego. At that point, I only had a U.S. passport card and NO passport book, and ...
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Does the US allow applying for visas on two different passports

I have two passports (neither of which is a US one). I plan to apply for a US work visa using one of my passports, and then apply for a US travel visa using the other passport. Is this allowed? I want ...
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Travelling to Spain on an Irish Passport (I am a UK and Irish Citizen - my wife is UK only)

This is both a question and a request for clarification - if anyone knows! I say this as the information is very difficult to obtain and interpret. I have been investigating the benefits of having an ...
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Passport validity when traveling from US to india [closed]

I'm from USA and both my sons are also citizens. Their ages are 4 and 18 years. Their passports will expire in Jun 2022. We are planning to go to India in January 2022 for 3 weeks. Can we use the same ...
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When I apply for a US passport in person, do I still have to mail in my original documents?

I'm required to apply in person. I plan to bring my birth certificate, photo ID, etc., and photocopies of them, to a local post office that accepts US passport applications. Will I have to mail in the ...
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Can I enter the UK using my British Citizenship certificate without having a British passport?

I have recently just naturalised as a British citizen, however, it will take 7-10 weeks to get a British passport in which I would have to send my current Australian passport and Citizenship ...
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Does my wife need to update her married status in her passport before traveling with me as a tourist in the Schengen area?

I am 28y.o, Tunisian, and work as a game programmer, I make €4000/month, And am getting married in March 2022. For any touristic travel, I am going to be the "fund provider" for both me and ...
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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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Travel soon after UK naturalisation

I am an EU citizen with settled status in the UK, and just yesterday I got notified that my application for naturalisation as a british citizen has been approved. I reached out to my council, and I'm ...
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Can I use a previously lost UK passport? [duplicate]

So I’m travelling to France at the end of November. I got a new passport a few years back after losing my old passport. I’ve now lost my new passport but found the previously lost passport when moving ...
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How can I make sure Passport control take place at Zurich airport entering from US before transit to new flight?

My boyfriend will enter Zurich airport from the US (fully vaccinated)and transit to Sweden. We have to make sure the border control take place in Zurich and NOT Sweden since americans are not allowed ...
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Can I help my friend get a Colombian passport from the USA? [closed]

My friend lives in Bogotá, Colombia. Can I help her get a Colombian passport, and can I pay with a credit card from the USA?
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Upon entering the United States, is it ok to ask the US immigration agent not to stamp one's passport, and if so, would they always/typically agree?

When entering the United States as a permanent resident, US immigration agent sometimes doesn't stamp one's passport. Upon entering the United States, is it ok to ask the US immigration agent not to ...
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Should first name and middle name have a space on the U.S. passport?

I applied for the U.S. passport, and they put my first name and middle name together WITHOUT any delimiter. I was expecting to see FIRSTNAME SPACE MIDDLENAME. However, it shows as FIRSTNAMEMIDDLENAME ...
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Why was this border agent rude to me?

My passport has a protective thin transparent case. There's a place to put cards and money on the inner side of the last page. A tiny space. I keep a US$100 bill there. A passport isn't attractive to ...
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Passport expires in less than 3 months when travelling from India to Ireland via France

I'm resident in Ireland, my residence permit expires in 2023, however my Indian passport expires in January, 2022. I'm travelling to India soon and was wondering if I'll have any issues flying back to ...
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Indian Passport : Last Name missing and merged to Given name

I have an Indian passport valid from (2015 to 2025) and I traveled with this many times in EUROPE before. The problem i am facing now after i move permanently to EUROPE and they given me a Resident ...
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'List other names used' section on US Passport Renewal form too small for full name?

Renewing a passport after a married name change, and the section that asks for other names used is only 17 characters long. Even a common name like 'Jonathan Perry Smith' has 20 characters. What do ...
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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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Applying for UK (and/or Schengen Visa) with 1 passport while I have 2

Turkish citizen. I will need to apply and will need passport for the following processes in the coming months: Ireland naturalization process (am legal resident) A Schengen Visa from the country I ...
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Are Global Entry LPR members obligated to carry a passport when flying into the US?

The Global Entry application asks for your passport information in addition to your Green Card, even though technically speaking you only need a Green Card to enter the US. Does this mean one is ...
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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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Dual National Travel back home using expired passport as Visa

My friend is an American & Ghanaian citizen, born in Ghana. She has a valid American passport, however her Ghanaian passport has expired. She is traveling to Ghana, from USA soon. She tried to ...
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Travel to Poland from UK with less than 3 months on Passport

I was denied boarding on a flight from the UK to Poland today, due to the fact that my passport has less than three months remaining on it - I had no idea about this rule before today. Since it will ...
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My passport is missing an endorsement. Do I need to get it corrected?

I recently renewed my US passport. Under "Endorsements" on the photo page, the new passport says "SEE PAGE 27". However, page 27 is blank, as are all the other visa/endorsement ...
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Is it okay if my flight ticket has one extra word in my surname?

My surname previously had 2 words, X Y, which is how it is currently listed on my flight ticket. However, I recently become a citizen of a different country and obtained a new passport. In my new ...
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Applying for a Passport Mid-Divorce?

My divorce will be finalized in a month, and I also have overseas travel plans in two months. I'd like to get my passport in advance and I know it'll probably take about a month expedited to get to me,...
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Renewing Azerbaijani temporary residence on a new passport

I am a Yemeni Citizen living and working in Azerbaijan. My passport will expire soon, and I'm concerned that I won't be able to renew my temporary residency. We don't have a Yemeni Embassy in ...
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Getting a non-emergency passport when it won't arrive in time

From the Department of State web site, a passport can take "up to 18 weeks from the day an application is submitted to the day a new passport is received." For expedited service, this can ...
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Wrong ID information on Wizzair

I have a flight on the 25th of August and it’s my first time flying alone and I’m terrified, with that anxiety I wrote my document information wrong. Instead of writing my ID document number I wrote ...
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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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Dual citizen travelling abroad with a foreign passport before receiving the US Passport

So I'm in the process of getting my US passport but I also have my foreign passport that I traveled with this April. I used my Green Card to travel with it but they already accepted my US passport. (I ...
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Can a dual citizen with expired US passport leave the country with the foreign passport and request an emergency replacement to come back home?

We have a travel to Europe in 2 weeks and my friend just realized her US passport was expired since 2019. She's also a Brazilian citizen with a valid Brazilian passport. In a naive act of despair, she ...
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Do I need a Polish passport to travel to Poland from the U.S.A if I hold U.S and Polish citizenship

If I would want to travel to Poland from the U.S would I only need a U.S. passport or do I also need a Polish passport? I hold Polish and U.S. citizenship. If I can't go to Poland without a Polish ...
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Can you be issued an emergency American passport with a one way ticket?

Will an American passport agency issue a passport with just a one way ticket?
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Is it objectionable to carry someone else's passport across the UK Border?

I was watching a UK Border Patrol episode on youtube (relevant bit is at 9:01) where the customs agents at Heathrow confiscated a relative's genuine passport from a Bolivian traveler because the ...
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Dual US/Guatemalan national - traveling to Guatemala on Guatemalan passport, return on US Passport (will be mailed to traveler in Guate)

Here is my situation. My daughter is a US citizen born in Guatemala. My family is traveling in a couple weeks to Guatemala for the a service of my grandmother who dies of covid last November. She ...
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Travel to Mazatlan from Monterrey, do I need a passport?

I have recently been told we need to go Mazatlán and I live in Texas so we are going to take a bus from Laredo to Monterrey. I do not have a book passport but I do have a passport card. Will I be able ...
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Can I get back into the US with an expired US passport and a valid UK passport? [duplicate]

Good evening I booked a trip and realized my US passport is expired. I have a passport from another country (UK) and wanted to know could i use that to get back into the US now that the US is letting ...
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Emergency flight to Madrid in 3 days & US Passport just expired

I am a US Citizen, and I need to travel to Spain in a few days but my passport is recently expired. I have dual citizenship to Ireland and hold a valid Irish passport that states my birthplace is the ...
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Stolen Passport in Country Without a US Embassy

My passport was stolen in December 2020. There is no US Embassy in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The nearest embassy is in the Bahamas. There is a US Consulate, but it has been closed since 2019. ...
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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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Can a US dual citizen leave the US on their non-US passport?

My 10 year old son and I are due to fly to Ireland in 10 days time. He is a dual US/Irish citizen. I just realized his US passport is due to expire in 2 weeks time. Can he leave the US on just his ...
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Expired US Passport / Dual Citizenship Traveling

So my US passport expired a few weeks back and I expedited the renewal process, however, I'm not sure it will arrive in time for me to fly out the Mexico in a couple weeks. I have dual citizenship for ...
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Can my child enter the US on a foreign passport?

My child is entitled to US citizenship but we have been unable to register her birth abroad as due to covid we cannot get an embassy appointment. She has a valid UK passport. We need to travel to the ...
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dual us citizen with about to expire us passport, checking-in to departing flight leaving us with foreign passport

I understand dual US citizens are required to enter and exit with a valid US passport, or rather 'bear' a valid US passport as the actual wording goes. However, official government websites also use ...
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Can a US citizen fly to the US with an expired US passport?

Suppose a US citizen is stuck in another country with an expired passport, unable to renew the passport because of public health restrictions or for some other reason. Can the US citizen fly to the ...
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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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Confusion in DS160 address and passport address

I am from India. I will be applying for F1 Visa. While filling the DS160 form I got confused about what to fill in my home address and mailing address. My present address on my passport is of the ...
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Does "1-2 Day Delivery" of a US passport use USPS or a private delivery service?

When applying for a U.S. passport, besides the expedited service, there is also a 1-2 Day Delivery offered. My travel isn't until late August or early September, so I don't think that expedited ...

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