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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?

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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Reenter the US as a green card holder with a passport nearly to expire

I live in the US and have a green card. I want to take a 1 week holiday trip to Mexico in May 2021, but my foreign passport will expire in August 2021. Will I be able to reenter the US with no issues? ...
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Is this US passport damaged?

Seems like used hand sanitizing wipes in my pocket melted the front cover of my passport that was also in my pocket. Inside of the passport is fine. Just the cover.
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Which information is stored in European Passports other than what is written in it?

My question is what information other than the one on the main page of the passport is stored on the chip. E.g. does a spanish passport chip contain information about everytime I travelled abroad with ...
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I'm an Iranian citizen with Japanese passport, can I go to Japan (my place of birth) easily?

I was moved to Iran when I was 5 from Japan. my father is Iranian and my mother is Japanese. I recently got my new valid Japanese passport from the embassy of Japan in Iran. I also did the paperwork ...
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Few hour layover in Japan, with expired Chinese passport and valid US permanent resident card?

I am trying to plan for my mom who will be traveling from Guam to the US, but she has a connecting flight in Japan, which has a 2-5 hour layover. She has an expired Chinese passport due to the ...
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Can I fly from the US to Mexico without a passport?

I have a family emergency and need to travel from San Diego CA to Zacatecas Mexico. I am 28 and do not have a passport. Can I travel by airplane with just my birth certificate or ID? My 2 yr old will ...
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Damaged U.S Passport.. Need Help & Advice Please! (photos included)

I've been traveling for over 20 years. This is the first time my passport has accidentally taken a trip through the washing machine. I was so sad and even a bit upset at myself earlier today when I ...
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Passport - do EU passports contain information about civil status?

I have an EU passport. I was married when it was issued. I recently got divorced, but did not change my name. I know that I do not need to get a new passport. My question is: does the passport contain ...
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Must you tell the truth about your marital status on a passport application?

I have a friend who is married to an Indian from Pakistan. She is from NYC and wants to put single on her passport application, will there be any trouble? She is a US citizen born and raised in the ...
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Applying for a Passport Card while I already have Passport Book [duplicate]

Hi everyone I was wondering if someone on here could help me with my question. I am looking to apply for a Passport Card. The thing is that I currently own a Passport Book. I don't want to use form DS-...
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My daughter's US passport is expired but she has a valid French passport. Can she can travel back to the US with her French passport and approved ESTA

We are flying to Mexico from Boston on 4/10 and we have just noticed that our 10 year old daughter's US passport is expired. She does have a valid French passport to travel on. I dont expect any ...
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US Passport - Laminated Photo has a white blemish

I got my US passport a couple of months back and I just noticed that the laminated photo has a "white" small blemish/speck/missing spot. It's almost as if they "closed" the page ...
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Expired US Passports - what to do?

My parents and I are US citizens and we were planning to visit the Bahamas through the Balearia Ferry. The problem is I just realized both my parents passports expired 11/2020 (I believe their ...
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2 Passports with different signatures

I recently noticed that I have different signatures on both of my passports. I acquired my 2nd passport for eligibility to stay at a foreign country to study in a long term. I would like to visit ...
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Is it possible to circumvent the limits of a 90 day Schengen visa by re-entering using a different passport? (I have more than 1) [duplicate]

I understand the limitations of the Schengen visitor's visa - I can stay no more than 90 days with the past 180. My question is, can I leave the area and return on a different passport and begin a new ...
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Traveling to Canada in less than a month and have slight water damage on my passport

My boyfriend and I are travelling to Canada on an IEC visa next month and we got caught in the rain the other day. His passport has slight water damage (it’s barely noticeable - the passport is ...
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Is leisure travel a valid reason to get a second French passport?

I have an ordinary French passport, which expires in a few years. I am looking into getting a second French passport to make it possible to cross borders while my first passport is stuck in some ...
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Am I allowed to glue my vaccine card to my passport?

I got vaccinated and I want to attach my vaccination card to my passport. I figure that I can staple or glue it onto one of the pages reserved for visas. I wonder if that counts as modifying it or has ...
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Can I travel to Rome, Italy with only Permesso di Soggiorno and Carta D’identità?

I have a Philippine passport and a Permesso di Soggiorno for Italy. This April, I plan to apply for a Carta D’Identità. My Philippine passport will expire on 17th July, 2021. I was thinking that if I ...
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Can a Philippine passport holder like me (living in Italy) travel to Spain with only Passport and Italian Carta D'identita'?

I do have permesso di soggiorno but will only last 2 months, I just got it today 02/03/2021. So i was thinking and very curious to know if I can travel to Spain without permesso di soggiorno but only ...
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Getting an expired Canadian passport number

My wife needs to get the passport numbers for passports that she's held for the past seven years, but the Canadian passport she had was only five years. She doesn't have her expired passport anymore, ...
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Exiting Canada with another passport and exit information

I have recently read that, as of summer 2020, the government of Canada collects the exit information on its citizens when they cross the border. However, how does the government track the citizens of ...
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Missing entry stamp into USA. Indian Passport with F1 Visa [duplicate]

I Travelled from DEL to EWR in Jan 2021. After Immigration in EWR, I found out that my passport is not stamped. I cross-checked the i-94 and It was updated. I'm sure that I won't face any issues in ...
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Can immigration officers call another country to determine whether a traveller is a citizen of theirs?

Just to clarify, I'm not planning anything illegal, this is a hypothetical. I've been watching a lot of the TV show, Border Security Australia and there are a few episodes where a person is travelling ...
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Lost and Found (UK Passport)

I previously misplaced my UK passport which I reported lost and the passport was duly cancelled. I have since found the passport. I have two questions: (1) What should I do with the 'lost' passport. ...
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Passport validity is less than 6 month on departure date [duplicate]

I plan to travel to India on Jan 30, 2021, with a green card valid until Dec 18, 2029, and an Indian Passport valid until April 4, 2021. Will there be an issue with my passport to travel to India? I ...
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What happens when a domestic flight diverts internationally? [duplicate]

Some domestic flights (e.g. to remote islands like Australia's Christmas Island, or to exclaves like Alaska) occasionally have to divert due to weather or mechanical issues to a diversion airport that ...
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Can a late passport renewal affect getting visas?

I am from Pakistan. If I renew my Passport months after it expires, can that hurt my chance of getting a Visa later? For example, a passport expires in AUG 2020 and I renew it in MARCH 2021.
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Inserted the space between first and last name in my passport

I have inserted the space in my passport name (the name in the old passport and the US visa is RASHEEDKHAN, and the name in the new passport is RASHEED KHAN). Do I need to apply for a new visa or can ...
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My BNO passport lists my other passports under “observations.” Must I bring those other passports whenever I use the BNO one?

HM Passport Office has issued me a British National (Overseas) passport. I also have a Hong Kong passport, but I do not have actual British citizenship, any UK Visa, nor right to abode in the UK. As ...
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Is my passport considered damaged? [duplicate]

My passport is slightly broken as in pic, everything else is intact. Is it considered as damaged passport? My first passport was water damaged and this is second and if it is considered as damage, ...
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Slovak Passport Renewal in Australia [closed]

I'm an Australian PR (Permanent Resident). My passport from my birth country is about to expire. While we are still in lockdown in Victoria and cannot travel anywhere, I cannot travel to our embassy ...
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Staying in Canada beyond eTA and passport expiration [duplicate]

Is it allowed to stay in Canada beyond the date on which an eTA (and the passport it is linked to) expires? I haven't yet entered, so it's hypothetical, but if I wasn't limited by CBSA on entry I ...
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Do the UK or the Italian government keep a registry of entries/exits for EU citizens?

If I fly from Italy to the UK, and then back to Italy, I get my (Italian) passport checked. Do the UK and/or the Italian government keep a registry of whoever is entering or leaving the country? Is ...
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Valid B1/B2 “R” (regular) on expired diplomatic passport

Can I use my valid regular (non diplomatic) visa issued in my old and expired diplomatic passport with my new regular passport?
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Can my husband travel to China with me using his Chilean passport?

My husband has dual citizenship. He has a Chilean passport and a USA passport. His USA passport has expired and they wont issue him one unless he pays his back child support all in full. My question: ...
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Stapled old and new passports

I renewed my passport and old one is expired. My company stapled both of them. Old passport scan page is having stapled marks. Can I get visa for Europe and Canada? What impact for this things. I have ...

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