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Questions tagged [passports]

For questions about the identification document and its uses in travel.

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Is it a bad idea to use a passport with an old name on it?

My wife and I got married recently. She took my last name. We are planning on flying somewhere internationally, but we just recently realized that her passport has her old name on it. Since getting a ...
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2 passports same country

I'm Indonesian and live in philippines, I have passport A and still valid for 3 years, recently I went home to my country to apply for passport B with purpose to add last name on it. Since I just ...
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Indian passport slight water mark. Is this considered damaged?

My Indian passport has got some slight water mark in it now. Is this considered damaged passport or will it be fine. The pages which has my details are all intact. It is just the first page cover and ...
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Damaged passport

My passport got little damaged by water though every thing is clearly visible. Can this create any problem in future? Anyone please help.
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Return travel from UK to non-EU country

I am a Ukrainian citizen, permanently living in the UK with indefinite leave to remain. The UK is my permanent place of residence and where I work. I have never owned an adult passport but wish to ...
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Have you ever entered Singapore using a different passport or name?

I change my nationality one years ago and my name spelling different in my new passport . I traveled to Singapore seven years ago with my indonesian passport . Its was spelling Nura and now Norah . ...
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Travel to/from Germany without a passport [duplicate]

I'm not going to have my passport for 3/4 weeks in Germany, but I was hoping to go, probably by bus, to Poland/France at some point. I will have a student card, scan of my passport and a certificate ...
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Dual Citizen. Exited the US on Italian passport recently

I'm a dual US/Italian citizen and before my most recent trip to the US I had always used my US passport to enter the US when going there. When exiting, I would use my US passport and then also show my ...
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India Visa after marriage

I am traveling in a month or so to India with my wife. She has a valid passport and valid visa in her maiden name. The only document we have updated after marriage is her social security card. I was ...
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Holiday on Cruise Ship [closed]

My friend and I are flying to Florida and next day boarding a Cruise Ship for onward cruise to four islands and then onwards back to the UK. Why do we have to upload our passports. Is this ...
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Venezuelan Passport

My venezuelan passport expires on July 2019. I would like to ask for an extension to my tourist stay. is the US accepting affidavits for expired Venezuelan passports as other countries: Canada, Peru, ...
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UK - Accidentally applied for passport renewal instead of new

I applied for a British renewal passport online by mistake instead of new British passport. I have already paid online for it and received my declaration pack. What can I do to rectify this error? Is ...
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I'm a US citizen Can I enter US from Georgia Batumi Airport on my US passport which expires in less than 3 month?

I'm a US citizen Can I enter US from Georgia Batumi Airport on my US passport which expires in less than 3 month?
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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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US citizen flying to France today and my passport expires in less than 2 months

I'm an American citizen and I have a flight out to France today. One of my travel companions informed me that having a passport that expires in less than 2 months (on June 19th) might be a problem. ...
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Non Biometric Passport and Albania

I am an Indian citizen living in Germany holding a non-biometric passport. I am traveling to Montenegro and plan on making a day trip to Albania overland and return to Montenegro on the same day. I ...
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What should I write in Family Name(Surname) field in Schengen Visa portal [duplicate]

I don't have anything in my Surname field, then what should I write in Family Name(Surname) field while applying for German Visa. My First Name and Last Name is printed in the Given Name field in my ...
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Renting a car in the USA with a driver's licence issued by another country than the passport

Is it required, when renting a car in the US, that the country issuing the driver's license is the same as the passport's one? Both are from a EU country, if that matters (passport is French and ...
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My Indian friend is on tour visa and he had to tear last page of his passport, would he face any issue?

My friend (Indian) is in another country and he had to tear last page of his passport because that page captured some water droplets and if he wouldn't have teared it would had affected other pages as ...
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Re-entry Belgium in case of Belgium Residence Permit being stolen in London

I hold a Vietnamese passport and have resided in Belgium for the last few years. So I have a Belgium residence card type A. I am currently visiting London and my backpack was stolen on the way to ...
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Do foreign students always have to carry their passports with them? [closed]

If I go out of my country to study, should I always carry my passport with me? EDIT: I am a citizen of India. I have not currently applied but want to go to Canada. Sorry for not being clear about ...
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Passport validity rule for US citizen on short Sweden/Schengen visit?

I live in Sweden; I have an American friend, currently studying in the UK, who had planned to visit this weekend (returning to the UK directly afterwards). Unfortunately, she noticed this week that ...
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US/CAN Dual Citizen - travelling to third country from Canada with US layover - which passport to use? [duplicate]

For dual citizens I know which passport to show at which step when travelling between the two. But now I'm adding a new complication. Let's say I have citizenship in the Us and Canada and (born in ...
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Travelling outside the UK without a passport

I've read all of the relevant questions on here regarding travelling outside the UK without a passport. As I understand, I, as a British Citizen after naturalisation, can travel to and stay in any ...
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Birth Certificate is larger than an 8.5 x 11 - how to photocopy?

I am applying for my first passport. I have a copy of my birth certificate, but it's on 9 x 14 paper. Given that I will be required to have a photocopy of said birth certificate to mail off, how do I ...
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Second application and passport with myself?

We want to apply for a second visitor visa application while some time is remaining on the previous 6 month visitor visa. At the point we want to apply can we travel also to uk during that period and ...
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Old passport with Active Visa

I am planning to change my passport from my Maiden name to my husband's Surname. My concern is that my active visa from maiden name will be cancelled. Specifically my visas for Germany and Canada. Or ...
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Passport got wet in snowfall but not damaged - can it still be used for a new visa? [closed]

Four years ago in Saint Petersburg, my passport got wet but not damaged. There is no damage on the pages, they just got slightly wrinkled. I had a business visa after that incident and travelled back ...
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New passport but visa is in old (lost) passport

I had a Ethiopian passport with my permanent resident Canada visa stuck in it, but I lost it. Now I have a new passport. Will they allow me to board a flight with my new Ethiopian passport without any ...
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I have a single name written as my surname in passport, while my given name is blank, will the German Embassy accept this? [duplicate]

I live in Pakistan and I have the single name "sumayya". In my passport it is written in the surname column and my given name column is blank. I'm hoping to go to Germany in April for trade and ...
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Traveling through Schengen area with valid permit card but without a passport [duplicate]

I am a non-EU citizen with Czech residence permit (pink card). I am applying for a visa (UK) and the visa center (in Czech Republic) will hold my passport during the process, so I won't have my ...
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New passport with name change and US travel visa on old passport [duplicate]

Just wants to know that if it’s there will be any problem while travelling to USA with Visa on old passport and having name (surname) change(after marriage) on new passport. Do I need to carry any ...
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How can I get an ID if I need a passport when I also need a ID to get a passport?

I was born in Korea, so I can’t show proof of US citizenship through a birth certificate. My US passport just expired late last year. I never got a proof of citizenship because I was a dependent just ...
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Is it safe to show biometric passport to third party?

As far as I know, there is always some kind of risk gaining access to personal data or obtaining debts on the name in a passport. But is there any chance someone can read biometric NFC data from the ...
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Passport for layover in Paris waiting for connection flight to The Netherlands

We are flying back to The Netherlands, where I work, and have to transfer via Paris. However, we came to South Africa to renew the kids passports which expire 25 March 2019. Their passports are not ...
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How can I ensure my trip to the UK will not have to be cancelled because of Brexit?

I've got a trip planned to the UK in June. Due to brexit, I'm worried what changes may be introduced before my arrival. I'm traveling on a EU / Polish passport. I'm going for a couple weeks of ...
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After Brexit, will the EU recognize British passports that are valid for more than ten years?

This morning on TV a presenter said that after Brexit the EU would not accept passports that over ten years from date of issue to date of expiration. I go on holiday on 28/03 the day before Brexit and ...
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Traveling between the US and EU without a passport

I am a dual US-Italian citizen with passports from both countries, as well as a US passport card, a US birth certificate, a US NEXUS card, a US drivers license, and an Italian national ID card. I ...
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Can I travel to Canada via land with expired US passport? [duplicate]

I will be traveling from Detroit to Niagra Falls, and then to Toronto for a quick 2 trip. (I live in Dallas and will be flying to Detroit) I have my passport which is expired but also have my State ...
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Can I use a Canadian passport to leave and re-enter the UK as I have misplaced my British one?

I have lost my British passport. I have dual citizenship and have a Canadian passport. I am due to go on a short trip to Europe shortly. Can I travel out off and back into the UK using my Canadian ...
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Am I going to have trouble flying with a shortened surname on the ticket?

I'm going to Germany from India in 2 days. I have booked Etihad Airways flight but I put P S Narayanan (which is my name) instead of Puthenpurayil Satheeschandran Narayanan as in my passport. Will ...
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Different travel dates in D-Tier 4 (General) Dep. Partner and D-Tier 4 (General) Dep Child VISA

My wife and daughter had applied for UK Tier-4 Dependent VISA. VISA has been granted but the allowed date in their VISA differs due to which my daughter, who is just four and half years old, cannot ...
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After checking in online, how do I know whether I need to go show my passport at airport check-in?

Most airlines these days offer online checkin, complete with digital boarding passes downloaded to your phone. However, on international flights, you're often -- but not always -- required to go to ...
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Can I buy another flight from another airline and travel to the same place before the registered flight? [closed]

I want to know if I can buy a flight before the scheduled flight. I have a reserved flight, I want to know if I can buy another flight to the same destination (italy) without any problem. I want to ...
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When obtaining gender reassignment/plastic surgery overseas, is an emergency travel document required to return home?

I am planning to accompany a friend on an overseas trip, where my friend will be undertaking several medical procedures to finish transitioning gender. These procedures include the actual gender ...
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Traveling with 2 passports (German and US) but with a layover in England [duplicate]

I've read several great posts about traveling with 2 passports, specifically German and US. I'll be leaving Boston for Berlin with a layover in Iceland. In Iceland and Germany I will show my German ...
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Is there redundancy between a US Passport Card and an Enhanced Driver's License?

I have the right to get any or all of the following: US Passport ($110) US Passport "card" ($30) state Enhanced Driver's License (+$30 on normal DL cost) My travel would be amongst the US, Canada, ...
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Visa-free countries using US Refugee Travel Document?

I know there is a lot of topics related to US Refugee Travel Document, but I'm not able to find an exact answer. Which countries accept US Refugee Travel Document without a visa? (thankful for the ...
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Vietnam visa application online safety

There are several websites which offer to get Vietnam visa by applying online, they require sending passport and other personal data. How to know that selected website for visa issuing is reliable and ...
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Booking honeymoon before name change [duplicate]

For sake of question, we are UK based. Myself and fiancée are looking to book our honeymoon for September this year to Singapore. She will be taking my surname after the wedding. The issue is that ...