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

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How can I leave Malaysia and return home to India when my employer is holding my passport?

My friend wants to come back to India as he is not okay with the work situation in Malaysia. However, his passport is with his employer. How can he return to India without a valid passport?
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As a United States citizen with a passport, are you required to show any proof of leaving when you re-enter?

What are the requirements for re-entry into the United States as an US citizen with a passport? Are you required to show proof of leaving the US, to begin with? If so what will happen if you lost or ...
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USA passport with British residency permit. Can I use the EU passport line?

I have a USA passport and a British residency permit. Is it allowed to use the EU passport line or must I use the all passport line?
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How many travelers and the country they’ve been and their destination. Who travel first and who follows [on hold]

this QR CODE is in my husband passport with a tasdeed reciept. What kind of code is this and where did it came from?
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US citizen visiting Canada with a passport expiring in 5 months [duplicate]

I’m going to Canada and my passport will expire in five months. Will this be OK? I cannot find the answer. I know some countries require it to be no more than six months before expiration. But I know ...
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How can I repair my old and expired passport?

I hold an Indian passport. My old passport that is now expired has suffered a lot of wear and tear. Any time an immigration officer, travel agent, or passport officer takes a look at the expired ...
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Re-entering the UK after our honeymoon [closed]

I am an Australian citizen with an Australian passport. I currently hold a UK marriage visitor visa and my fiancee and I are getting married in September. After our marriage we are planning to go ...
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Is a foreign (non-US) passport acceptable identification to purchase alcohol in Tenneseee? [closed]

I am a cashier at a Walmart in Tennessee. I was instructed by management that we can only accept identification that has been issued by the US Federal Government or a state government. Two days ago, ...
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Traveling from Phoenix, AZ to Mexicali to Guadalajara

My bf and I are traveling for a wedding in Oct. We planned on driving from phoenix to mexicali and flying from there to Guadalajara. My questions are: can we use our drivers license to get into ...
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Autograph on passport visa page. Can I travel to the US? [duplicate]

I have a big work trip planned to the US in 3 weeks. I am worried about this autograph on one of the visa pages. Has anyone ever had issues with this sort of thing, or any ways around it? I don't ...
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Travelling with an emergency passport

Can I transit in Zurich, Switzerland, on my way back to South Africa with an emergency passport issued by the South African consulate in Paris? Do I need a transit visa for this flight with the ...
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Can I travel to the Schengen area even when my UAE visa has been cancelled?

I hold a Philippine passport. I recently applied for a visit visa (short stay) for Belgium and it got approved. I currently live in Dubai and have a job here but my UAE residence visa will be canceled ...
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Lost passport in a Schengen state: travelling within the Schengen area

My mom lost her purse today in Vienna (with her passport), and we lodged a police report and they gave us a copy of it. As it was a Saturday, I could not contact the embassy here and on Monday, I will ...
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How do passport control officers know I have a PhD (UK passport)? [closed]

My UK passport doesn't list a title, but often when I go through passport control, the officer will say something like 'Thank you Doctor' or 'Have a good day doc'. How do they know I have a PhD? I'd ...
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UK passport expiring, can I use US passport instead if resident in UK? [duplicate]

My son has both UK and US passports. We live in the UK. We are due to go away next week to Spain or Greece (uncooked yet) and I have just realised his UK passport expires in October. If he travels on ...
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Should I carry my passport with me while sightseeing in Paris?

I was last in Paris in 2006. Back then, when I asked my French host if I should carry my passport with me while I was out sightseeing, they rolled their eyes and said: "Why on earth would you do that? ...
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New passport, old one not expired

I have two passports. My old passport was made in 2014 and it is to expire in July 2020. It is empty with no visas on it. I wanted to apply for a 2-year Master's program in Germany that will start in ...
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I have an Italian passport, but I'm also British by birth. Should I get a UK passport?

I am an Italian citizen resident in Italy and I have an Italian biometric passport. The last time I had a British passport was over 30 years ago, when it got stolen. The crime was reported but that ...
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Can an infant travel anywhere on a parent's passport?

I have heard that some decades ago, infants could travel with a parent without needing a passport of their own. Is that still true anywhere? I.e. is there any situation where an adult needs a passport ...
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Passport lost 4 days before grace period ends. How to avoid illegal stay?

I am a Pakistani citizen on a student visa in the USA. I am on a grace period to leave the country. Just a week before my 60-day grace period ends, I lost my passport. I want to return to my country ...
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I lost my passport; can I travel with a copy of the lost visa? [closed]

I lost my passport. I filed a first information report (FIR). I have already gotten a new passport. The lost passport had a visa for 3 months family visit which was recently issued. The visa will ...
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Different dates in my passport [duplicate]

I have noticed that the dates in my passport are different. So my passport was issued in January but expires in June. Is this correct, as the rest of my family all have the same month for both?
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Dual nationality: travel to the US with only the American passport

I have an American and a Italian passport and I live in the Netherlands. I don't need a visa to stay in the Netherlands, because I am Italian. My Italian passport has expired and I have to take a trip ...
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Obtaining a US passport for travel to the US

I was born in the USA, but my Mexican parents brought me to Mexico ever since I was born. I only have my birth certificate and social security card (both original). I have no Mexican ID since I just ...
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How do I prove that I am a US citizen INSIDE the US without a passport?

I am a naturalized US citizen. I reside in the US, and I typically do not carry my passport with me when traveling within the US. I am especially concerned that if I ever need to travel to locations ...
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Passport validity for Canada

I am traveling from Boston to Canada by cruise ship. The first port of arrival is on July 30 and the last port in Canada is on August 4. Then I'm flying on August 5 from Montreal to California. My ...
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ECR status-related question

Will the ECR status on my Indian passport be automatically invalid after I turn 50 years old, or do I need to apply for a new passport after I get 50 to remove my ECR tag?
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Travel from the UK to Spain with an Italian ID

This question is somewhat related to this one, but not quite the same. I'm an Italian citizen currently living in the UK, and I'll be traveling to Spain in about a week (from Heathrow). My passport (...
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I have two passports/nationalities. How do I use them at a land border?

I read I have two passports/nationalities. How do I use them when I travel? and this but the answers mention air travel. I'm interested in using 2 passports at a land border. At a land border crossing,...
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I applied for a visa for Canada then I lost my passport and got a new one. Is there any problem with that?

In my medical certificate I registered with passport details and applied for a visa for Canada. A week later I lost my passport, then applied for a new one. Now I have a new passport number different ...
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How early I can apply for the renewal of an Indian passport from a new city?

I will be moving to a new city to take up a job in 20 days. How soon I can apply for the renewal of my passport from the new place, after moving in there? Can I use my rental agreement and HR letter ...
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Can I travel to the UK with an Afghan handwritten passport?

I have an Afghan handwritten passport. Does the UK issue visas on Afghan handwritten passports? I can't get an electronic passport because I live in Peshawar, Pakistan and the Afghan consulate only ...
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US citizen traveling in Mexico on a domestic flight [duplicate]

Does a US citizen traveling by plane in Mexico (international flight), for example from Mexicali to Mexico City need to have a passport?
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Why isn't eDreams asking for a passport number?

I bought tickets from eDreams and this site didn't ask for a passport number only my name and bank account number so I could buy the ticket. Usually when I have booked from different sites, they ...
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My Indian passport's first page is a little damaged. Is it going to be a problem?

As you can see only the seal page is a little damaged. Other than that my booklet is in perfect condition. Do I have to apply for a new passport or would this be usable?
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Different signatures on passport and on ID card

I have a Pakistani passport. I want to know whether signature on passport should be same as on Identity card or it can be different?
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Can I travel to Brazil and back from the US with an expired Brazilian passport?

I am a dual citizen (American/Brazilian) living in the US and have booked a round-trip to Brazil in July for 2 weeks. I found out my Brazilian passport expired in May. The American passport is fine. ...
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Travelling soon and lost UK passport. What can I do?

UPDATE: Praise your choice of deity, I found it! UPDATE AGAIN: Due to a number of people wanting to know where it was found - I sold my car a couple of months ago and had a bag of stuff I'd removed ...
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USA visa runs with B-1/B-2 and Visa Waiver Program on two different passports?

For someone who has two non-US passports, one eligible for the Visa Waiver Program (European) and one not eligible for the Visa Waiver Program (Israeli) but which does hold a 10-year, multiple entry B-...
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Procedure to get a new passport when only binding of the old passport is damaged

I am an Indian citizen. The binding of my passport has been damaged and the cover is totally detached from the pages. None of the pages or the cover itself is damaged. All my details are intact. I ...
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The officer wrote a “code” in my passport

Last time I went to the US the officer in the border wrote a "code" in my passport (picture)... What does it mean?
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Can my child, a minor, travel to India with an expired Indian passport?

We realized that my child's passport expired and we are travelling tomorrow from the US to India. She has a US green card, and an Indian passport. Will she be able to travel?
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Which passport to use? EU+USA dual national entering the EU together with a non-EU family member

I have dual citizenship, Ireland and USA, but I will be travelling with my husband who has only a USA passport. I would prefer to use my Irish (EU) passport to enter France. However, we arrive at ...
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Booking a flight without passport info

I have been looking to book a bundle (hotel and flight) with Expedia to Puerto Vallarta MX. When I get to the booking section it does not ask for my passport number. Do they ask for my passport after ...
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Can I travel to Canada with an expired passport?

Can I enter Canada by car (my own vehicle) with a 2-month expired passport? Also, am I able to re-enter the US with the same expired passport. I am a US citizen.
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Return of passport after a withdrawal [closed]

I recently applied for a Schengen visa for France and I want to withdraw my passport as I have an upcoming trip 5 days before I applied for the Schengen visa. How many days will it take for my ...
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Travelling back to Indonesia with Dual citizenship [duplicate]

I will be travelling soon to the US from Jakarta. I have both US and Indonesian passports. Indonesia does not recognize dual citizenship, yet the US requires me to enter and exit the US with my US ...
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Domestic travel in the US with no passport

I'm staying in Seattle on a J-1 visa for 3 months, and I need to apply for a long-term French visa for another trip immediately following my internship here. The French consulate in San Francisco ...
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How can I get a passport or travel document when I am homeless? [closed]

I need to travel to Belgium for marriage to a woman there. However, I am unable to acquire a passport since I am homeless and don't have a residential address needed to apply. I do have a driver's ...