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Questions tagged [passports]

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

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Venezuelan in transit through the US with less than 6 month passport [duplicate]

I've been wondering, can a venezuelan fly from Aruba to Canada, transiting through the US Newark airport while having less than 6 months validity in his passport? May be worth adding here this: Six-...
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Do UK citizens need a passport on domestic flights in the UK?

As a UK citizen, do you need a passport to fly from London Gatwick to Edinburgh with easyJet or British Airways? And also will this be the same at other airports?
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If a person's passport is not stamped upon leaving the U.S., will returning be a problem?

If an Israeli citizen's passport was not stamped upon leaving the U.S. will she have a problem return to the United States?
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Visit Cuba on an Indian passport with valid UK Visa

I found a few online links like this one which states that Indian citizens can visit Cuba with a Tourist card and a valid UK Visa. https://www.visatraveler.com/blog/travel-countries-visa-free-with-...
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Just got approved for Japan visa, but the passport got damaged

I have just been approved for a Japanese visa, but then my passport got washed and now it is water damaged. The stamps are faded but the chips are still working (I checked them using NFC). I'm ...
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US Citizen Departing on a non-US Passport [duplicate]

I am a US citizen holding multiple passports. The problem is that my US passport is getting very full despite having 6 more years on it. There are Visas on my passport which I do not want to lose ...
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Travel to Puerto Rico without a Passport

I am currently based in the US on a F1 Visa. My passport was recently submitted to the Canada Visa office for a confirmation of PR stamp. I had booked my flights and hotel reservation for Puerto Rico ...
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Detached Passport [duplicate]

My Indian Passport is detached from the main part but everything else is intact. I am in Australia at the moment and will be travelling in 15 days within Australia? What do I do?!(P.S. I am on a ...
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Can I apply for a 10 year UK visa? [duplicate]

over my latest 2-year UK visa, I traveled 4-5 times to UK. My son is a permanent resident in the UK. Im applying for a new UK visa and only 3 years are left in my passport before it expires. Can I ...
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Passport verification

My passport is valid through 2021. The last name on my passport is my divorced name. My divorce decree states my name change. Is my divorce decree sufficient to prove my present last name along with ...
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If I can get a US emergency passport in the UK, can I use it to travel to Poland and Spain?

I'm in London, would like to travel on to Poland and Spain, however my passport expires in slightly less than 3 months, which is a problem. I think I may be able to get something called an 'emergency ...
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Deported from the US with no stamp; home country said passport was blacklisted

I was once deported from the US with no stamp on my passport. My home country said the passport was blacklisted. What does this mean? Can I still travel or get a visa on the same passport or should I ...
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Format of MRI on passports and ID cards [closed]

A recent question by @Coke prompted me to check the MRI on some passports: Will my ID scan at check-in. I am interested in the format of the MRI data on passports and ID cards. I am only interested ...
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Damaged Indian passport UK visa application [duplicate]

Hi All My wife has applied for UK tier 2 general visa and travelling to India to submit application. While we were checking documents for her we observed a small line near back cover page near ...
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UK business visa - different signature in passport and supporting docs

I am applying for UK Business Visa. My passport was issued in 2010 where I did signature differently. Currently my signature is different from passport. I became employee in 2014, and from then I have ...
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Can you get a passport with paper ID and Expired ID?

I am an American citizen living in California. I am looking to travel out of the country to visit family and this will be my first time doing so. I don't currently have a passport and of course need ...
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My passport name changed for the same country without visa

i have read two questions with same case the first was this I am British, If I change my passport name, would other countries know my old name? the second was this Does a new passport number mean new ...
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EVisitor to Oz with UK passport (and expired Australian passport) [duplicate]

We’re going on holiday to Australia for two weeks. My wife was born in Australia, is a UK citizen but also has an expired Australian passport. Is she allowed to make the trip as an eVisitor using her ...
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Travelling within US without my passport [duplicate]

I am an international student from San Francisco who is travelling to Belgium to attend a conference. I have an interview scheduled with the Belgian consulate tomorrow in Los Angeles. On my return ...
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What is the purpose of the first page of Singapore's passport?

The Singapore passport's first page bears the following statement: This passport is valid for all countries except the following: What is the purpose of this page? Does Singapore reserve the right ...
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USA passport problem

I have a passport that is invalid because it has holes punched in them. I received this passport when I was young and do not remember if I received a second passport when I traveled again years later. ...
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How much money will take high commission of India for a emergency certificate [duplicate]

How much fees will take Indian embassy because I have no money what should i do plz anyone tell me
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Passport Expiry Less than 6 months

So I have a dual citizenship, Australian and Serbian and I’m travelling to Serbia in December using my Australian passport. My Australian passport expires in March and I come back beginning of ...
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If I change my name spelling from S to Z in passport will my US visit Visa still be valid [duplicate]

I want to change the spelling of my first name just 1 alphabet From S to Z . Will I be able to travel to US on my US visit Visa valid for 10 years
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What is the name order on ID such as passports? [migrated]

I live in Japan. I have an alien card and Australian passport lists surname first then given names. Assuming you have two names at least listed, do all international used ID list surname then given ...
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My passport was lost at Kuala Lumpur airport. I reported at airport but my visa is expiring soon [duplicate]

I reported my missing passport 20 days ago. My visa is expiring in 10 days. What should I do? How much money will the Indian embassy need for an emergency certificate ?
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Can I travel Without Visa to Argentina using UE passport with a different first name on the ticket [duplicate]

I booked a plane ticket to Argentina with my name as it is on my Tunisian passport. Recently I changed my first name on my french passport so the first name doesn't match the one for the plane ticket/...
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FIR for damaged Indian passport?

I have an Indian passport. Do I need to file a first information report (FIR) at the police station if my passport is only damaged (not stolen)? Only the outer cover has been a little bit detached, ...
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US Passport damage (Back cover separating) - must I replace it?

My US passport is slightly damaged: Wondering if the small bends and slight separation along the top of the back cover will be an issue.
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UK visa passport validity [closed]

I have a EEA UK visa valid for 2 more years, but my passport will expire in 3 months. Now I am returning from holiday back to the UK. Can I travel back as my passport has only 3 months validity?
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Can I use a US visa in a official but cancelled passport? [duplicate]

I would like to know the following: Assumption: suppose a person has surrendered/cancelled his Indian official passport and gotten back his regular passport, but he has a US visa valid until 2020 in ...
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UK visa, do they retain the passport?

I am a Bangladeshi citizen residing in Maldives. As Maldives has no UK visa centre/immigration office, I have two options: to go to Bangladesh and apply from Dhaka; or to go to Colombo, Sri Lanka ...
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Visiting the USA from the UK on a passport with 3-months expiration

I last visited the US in August 2017 and flew into Fort Lauderdale from the UK. I applied for my ESTA in June which was granted, and travelled to the US on my passport (an e-passport) which expired in ...
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Is the RFID chip in e-passports read-only or is it read-write?

Is the RFID chip in e-passports read-only or is it read-write? If it's read-only, is all of the data locked-down when the passport is issued? Is the read-only portion extensible so that additional ...
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Ryanair visa check with two passports

I have a residency of Ukraine and two valid passports. One is an old non-biometric, and the new one biometric. In a few months I have a flight from Ukraine to Germany and from Germany to Morocco with ...
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Do I need to exit and re-enter the Schengen Area, if I previously entered for study but am going to stay longer for an internship?

I am an Australian citizen who spent the last few months studying in Germany. My residence permit for Germany is due to expire on 15th October 2018, but I recently obtained another visa for an ...
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Am I likely to get problems travelling abroad from the UK when my gender appearance doesn't match my passport

About 10 years ago, I went through gender reassignment (assigned male at birth) and started living as a female. I had all my documents, including my passport changed to reflect this. Recently, I made ...
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Advice on damaged Indian passport [duplicate]

The stamp on my passport got smudged a little bit due to rainwater going in. But the information page is still intact without any damage. Also, there is a valid German visa on this passport, where I ...
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Applying for visa of a foreign country in another foreign country (both EU countries) while being a citizen of non-EU country

I was searching for an answer for a situation I have, but I failed to find an answer anywhere. I hope I'm asking this in a correct section. I'm not asking for exact legal advice; I'd like to know ...
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Are Airbnb hosts required to obtain copies of the guests' passports in India?

My Airbnb host in India told me prior to my arrival: According to Indian law, we would require a copy of your passport. Are Airbnb hosts required to obtain copies of the guests' passports in ...
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Passport validity to enter Canada

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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Wrong state of birth on US passport

I have a US passport that lists my current state as my birth state (Virginia instead of California). I am travelling to England next week and do not have time to get it corrected. Will this be an ...
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Leaving Colombia [duplicate]

I was born in Colombia, and also an American citizen. I have dual citizenship and understand that I need to show the Colombian passport to enter Colombia. But what about upon departure? Which passport ...
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Which countries can I travel with a German emergency passport?

How many countries can I travel to with a temporary passport (1-year validity). I would like to travel to the USA and Canada, but I'm not sure if it's OK to travel there with a temporary passport, ...
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USA to Canada: passport on iPhone but not with me

I'm a US citizen and need to go from the USA to Canada and back for a funeral. My passport's at home and not with me but I have an iPhone pic of my passport. Can I use this and my driver's license to ...
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Is my passport damaged and can't be used for visas and travel? [duplicate]

This morning, I went to submit my documents at the VFS office. The VFS officer informed me that my passport looks damaged. Until she said that, I never noticed anything abnormal. My pages are holding ...
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Two passports with “different” names [duplicate]

I have 2 passports with same name but different first name and surname, I need to use both in my next travel. Passport 1 - Name: João Manuel Surname: da Silva Couto Passport 2 - Name: ...
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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?