Questions tagged [passports]

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Disclosing Passport ID on online job portals [on hold]

I have been signing up accounts on online job portals. When ever I am asked for my Passport ID I am always hesitant to disclose it. Is it safe to include your passport id on online job portal ...
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Is a passport required to cross Schengen borders? [duplicate]

Once one is within the Schengen union. Is it necessary to have one's passport crossing from one Schengen country into another? For example, a Paris tour bus provides a Brussels guided tour for the ...
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Reissue US, UK, Canada visas in stolen passports

My bag was stolen with my 3 Pakistani passports having US, UK & Canada visas. Can anyone guide me how to get the visas back, on my new passports?
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ESTA Travel not Authorized. Accepted twice before!

Hope someone can give me some advice. On Friday I applied for the ESTA (a group application including my partner) we both were not authorized to travel. He just got his new passport on Thursday July ...
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Expired US Visa Faded/Marked

Does it matter during immigration (in India while leaving for the US or at the US CBP) if an expired US stamp is faded or marked while the valid visa is in pristine condition in the Passport. The old ...
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Visa stamp damaged in torn passport?

I recently got a Schengen visa a week back. Have to fly in a week’s time from today. Situation is — my passport is torn and visa stamp is completely damaged. I’m from India and travelling to Europe. ...
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In what ways are Åland Islands passports different from other Finnish passports?

People in the Åland Islands are citizens of Finland, and the islands are part of the EU, but Wikipedia page on Finnish passports says that the residents of the islands have different passports than ...
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Can I use an Italian passport that expires in December to Travel to Germany in August?

I hope someone can help me. I have an italian passport that will expire in December of this year. I have a trip planned in August, to go to Germany for 3 days. Can I use my Italian passport seeings ...
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Travelling with dual passport and changing at airport entry

I am holding Indian and Portuguese passports, I'm currently in India. Now I have to travel to the UK, I can't travel on my Indian passport because I would need a visa to travel to the UK. My ...
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ID alternatives for a international student in the USA [migrated]

I'm moving to USA (Tucson, AZ) for graduate school, and was wondering what identification alternatives I could use where ID is required, as I prefer not carrying around my passport with me. I have an ...
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What happens if there is no space for entry stamp in the passport for US visa?

I hold an Indian passport and have an F-1 Visa (multiple entry) for USA. I applied for a Schengen visa and it got approved but the Italian consulate has affixed the schengen visa sticker in a page ...
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Booking with 2 passports [duplicate]

How can I book a roundtrip flight with 2 passports? Upon return flight, can I show both passports if the passport I booked with at the beginning will not satisfy alone the check in staff for the ...
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Is it possible to travel from India to Russia through Pakistan?

I am a budding overlanding enthusiast planning to make a handful of international road trips from India in upcoming years. But I have seen that most people who travel to Europe or Central Asia take ...
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Applying (Reclaiming) French Schengen Visa without My Old Passports and Information about my Old Visa

I am a Chinese Citizen living in the United Kingdom at the moment. My previous passport containing a valid French Schengen Tourism Visa stolen in June. Having observed other thread it seems that the ...
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Dual citizenship, USA & Ecuador. USA Passport expired, plane leaves in 9 hours

Girlfriend (born in Ecuador) leaving for Ecuador in 9 hours, she JUST realized her USA passport is expired. She can get a USA passport tomorrow at the fed building but will miss her flight. Does ...
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Can I leave and re-enter Japan in this situation?

I'm a dual citizen of countries A and B, living in Japan. I entered Japan with a work visa on country A's passport, but that passport has expired. Passport B is still valid. Normally leaving Japan ...
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Why would an officer take a photo of passport?

I'm writing this on behalf of a friend. He had a flight from Morocco to France, the Moroccan border officer checked his papers and filled in the needed things and let him pass, and after a while he ...
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Travelling with a tagged Passport [closed]

My daughter has had a uk passport since birth (28 years) and applied to renew it. She also sent details of her Bahraini passport. After much fuss about names & the fact it was proved she cannot ...
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Blank passport pages required for B2 visa to the United States

I am about to apply for a B2 visa for travel to the US. I'm Danish, but since I have visited Sudan after March 1, 2011, I am not eligible for ESTA/VWP. Hence, a visa is required. I only have two ...
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US citizen traveling with Peruvian passport [duplicate]

I'm an American citizen. I was born in the US, however I came to visit Ecuador on an emergency basis using my Peruvian passport. I lost my US passport and had no time to get one before coming to ...
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Can an Indian travel from Australia to Delhi with only 40 days of validity remaining on the passport? [duplicate]

Will I be able to take a non stop flight from Melbourne to Delhi with this validity? I wasn't aware of the six month validity rule that exists in several countries. It never came up and I feel ...
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2 completely different signatures on my passport

A few months back i went to the bank and they asked me to write another signature because mine was too far up amd i wrote it completely different as i changed my signature to something more simple. i ...
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Checkin staffs at airport were unable to print my boarding pass

I was travelling to Melbourne (MEL) fron Dhaka (DAC) by Malysian Airlines couple of weeks ago. Everything was ok on our side. At check-in counter they were unable to print my boarding pass. They told ...
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Must a traveler carry their passport in the Netherlands, Belgium, and France?

A hypothetical US citizen flies into Amsterdam from NYC, then takes the train to Paris. She then proceeds to take a tourbus for the day to Brussels. She then flies out of CDG back home to NYC Is ...
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Travel to Canada and back by car [duplicate]

We are traveling to Canada on 7/2/19. My 19 year old son did not get his passport (they screwed up twice). Is there any way he can still travel with us to Canada and back? We are traveling by car to ...
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Dual USA and UK travelling to USA for funeral - expired USA passport [duplicate]

I’m travelling to the USA on Monday for a sudden and unplanned funeral. I have just realised that my USA Passport is expired- only just (June 15 2019). I do have my UK Passport which is in date and ...
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What characters cannot be written on a passport? [closed]

Apparently the letter ü cannot be written on Chinese passports. They opt for instead writing ü as: yu The name lü would get rendered as: lyu Is this an international issue? What other ...
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What happens if my passport expires while I am in a different country? [duplicate]

I'm an American. If I travel to the UK for the first time as a tourist and my passport expires while i am still visiting, what would happen?
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Maiden name change on indian passport - US visa in old (damaged) passport

Recently my 2 year old son chewed on my wife's Indian passport - luckily only damaging the corner part of the passport booklet and all the corners of pages in the passport. This passport was in my ...
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Applyin Child passport when dad is in India [closed]

I'm in India and my wife is in United States and she is an green card holder now my wife and my 2 months old daughter are planning to come India how could can she apply passport for my daughter ...
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How the validity of passport can affect transit between countries in South America?

I plan to fly to South America soon, the first country I plan to travel to is Argentina. My plan is to have along trip that will involve traveling to other countries in the region. My passport will ...
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How is it possible to travel by new citizenship passport from homeland to my second country? [closed]

I'm an Iranian, but I don't have an Iranian passport (because of the mandatory military service which takes around 2 years and everyone tries to not do it), but my wife is from Turkey. The Turkey ...
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My sponsor for my schengen visa do not have a passport, only an ID card. Is it allowed? [duplicate]

I am from Madagascar but am studying abroad in Turkey. I am going to France in summer for tourism. My father who lives in Madagascar is going to sponsor my trip. My father doesn't have a passport as ...
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Enter Australia on an expired passport [duplicate]

I am a dual Australian/British citizen. I have let my Australian passport expire, however due to a change in circumstances in the UK I am looking to return to Australia permanently within the next ...
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I got this email from the UK visa center but my passport is not mailed? What did I do wrong?

The email says, “Your UK visa application has been dispatched from the UK Visa Section.“ and I was waiting for my passport to be mailed back through the UPS return label I put into the package. But it’...
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Dual Citizenship - What Passport Do I Show Entering and Exiting Switzerland? [duplicate]

I'm leaving the U.S. for a two-months stay in Switzerland this summer. I have dual citizenship, U.S. and German; I'm departing the U.S for Switzerland with German passport and returning from ...
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Entering Ukraine as a Ukrainian born, naturalised British citizen

I left Ukraine when I was 8, moved to the UK in 2005. I was born in Ukraine but permanently reside in the UK, have British Citizenship and a British Passport. Will I have any problems with going ...
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Can a baby exit Estonia for the first time on an Australian passport?

I'm Australian and live with my Estonian wife in Estonia. Our daughter was born here in Estonia and is therefore an Estonian citizen. We're thinking about moving back to Australia at some point (my ...
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Biometric passport has never worked on entry to UK. Immigration officer tells me they cannot tell me why. What could the reason be?

I've had a UK biometric passport since 2014. Despite this, I have never been able to enter the UK via an electronic gate. Instead the gate always tells me to seek assistance. Last night, after ...
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Passport Strength (with stamps and visas) [closed]

Websites listing the "strength" of passports of each country are nothing new - it's relatively easy to find information what countries one can visit without the need for a visa (and in case of my ...
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Forgot passport for Alaska cruise (Anchorage to Vancouver)

I have a very recently issued Nevada driver’s license that’s probably “enhanced” but that’s the only ID I have on me. I forgot my passport at home. I’m in anchorage now and the cruise leaves this ...
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Lost old Indian passport. How to receive Indian Visa with American passport [closed]

I lost my old Indian passport. I need to get Indian Visa stamp on my American passport. What is the procedure for that?
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Travelling from Poland to Canada with temporary passport

I am travelling to Canada next week. My girlfriend would like to go to with me, yet she does not have the passport. The only option left for her on such a short notice is getting the temporary ...
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Change Profession in Passport for Visa Application

I'm currently working as a Teaching Assistant in a public university and I'm also working as a part time developer at a software company. My occupation in the passport is "Teaching Assistant". I ...
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Passport RFID chip failure [duplicate]

An American passport's RFID chip is broken (it never did work). I was forced from the machine automated customs lane to your friendly neighorhood customs agent. Other than this inconvenience, is ...
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Passports with different names, check-in, ticket name, and immigration problem!

Just the account to find out answers to this problem, hopefully it can be solved :) So I will be travelling from Ethiopia to Amsterdam. I have an Italian and Venezuelan passports. Here is the case: ...
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Validity of Lebanese passport for entry into Turkey

My daughter who is Lebanese will travel to Antalya on the 4th of August. The validity of her passport is 171 days from her entry into Turkey. Is that sufficient for her to enter Turkish territory? ...
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Indian Passport nearing 6 months validity, Will it be a problem to travel to Australia without its renewal though a Valid 2yrs Visa is available

My Indian passport expires on 15th December 2019. I hold a WPLT for 2 years. I'm planning to travel Australia around 6th June 2019. Questions Is there any 6 months restriction on Indian passports ...
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Does Vietnam allow concurrent passports?

In other words, can one have two Vietnamese passports at the same time?
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Question about UK Passport and Australian Passport

My mother has an expired UK Passport and has been living in Australia as an Australian citizen for the last 30 plus years. She has now been diagnosed with a form of dementia, and as her only next of ...