Questions tagged [passports]

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Can I book a flight on one passport and later change it to another passport?

I am looking to book an international flight. I presently have a valid US passport. I expect to be receiving another valid passport from a different country (due to dual citizenship) in a few weeks. ...
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Can I enter Turkey on one passport and leave for a month on different one

I have the passports of countries A and B one of which require a visa to Turkey and the other one doesn’t. I am planning to enter passport With passport A which will have a visa, and leave with ...
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Indian Passport binding loose

my passport binding has become loose. Do I need to get new passport or this is fine?
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Which countries don't allow you to have 3 citizenships but they're ok with 2 citizenships? [closed]

There are some countries that does not allow to have 3 citizenship but they allow 2 If this is true, what are some of them? (I think that's not true)
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Smudged stamp on cover page of passport [duplicate]

There is little smudged stamp ink and one line near comes the thread, but thread is holding passport very well. Rest is good. Is there any issue for getting abroad visa and international travel.
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Can I buy two tickets for different passports, register for them, go to the transit zone, cancel one and fly to the other

Can I theoretically buy two tickets while abroad, register for both of these flights at the airport. Then go to the transit zone with one passport and ticket (the passport with which I entered the ...
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Traveling with a temporary passport document

I lost my US passport in Croatia over the summer. I was given a temporary one by the US embassy in Croatia. And I have not been able to renew it yet and get the full passport with a chip. I have a ...
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My government (China) cancelled my passport. I'm in Malaysia, what can I do?

My government (China) cancelled my passport. I'm in Malaysia. What can I do? Reason of the cancellation: I posted a tweet saying EAT MY ASS while tagging a government institution. I mean I don't know ...
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How can I travel without a passport? [closed]

Say one day my passport is cancelled because I wrote something offensive about my country's president on my Twitter a few years ago. Unfortunately I have only 1 citizenship. This would probably happen ...
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is this counted as a damaged passport? (Indian Passport) [duplicate]

I have mostly kept my passport in bag and i am not sure how it exactly happened or what, but I notice something on just 1 page, would that be counted as a damaged passport? My detail page and ...
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Is statement of account with 28days fund before Student UK visa application valid for UK Student visa application

I am Aminat,can I apply for my student UK visa application with the proof of fund account statement that I used to process my CAS after 28days of maturity or I need to drop my funds in the account ...
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If my passport becomes invalid, can I travel to a country which gave me a long term visa or residence permit?

Invalid due to the country dissolving. I couldn't find a perfect historical example but maybe people in Palestine or certain regions in today's China went through the same thing Flight would be from ...
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Can I travel to Morocco on a passport that expires in 4 months?

I'm going on a cruise that sails from Barcelona to Casablanca to Lisbon, but my US passport expires 4 months from the date of arrival. I have been unable to determine if the entry requirements for ...
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Permanent resident re-entering UK on different passport

I have dual New Zealand and Italian citizenship, currently living in the UK. I have settled status in the UK under my Italian passport, which is currently expired. I have an appointment to renew it, ...
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Is a Dutch ID card still valid for travel to the UK after Brexit?

Before Brexit, a Dutch ID card was valid to travel to the UK. Since Brexit, I'm not sure. I hear conflicting information. Some claim an ID card is still OK, others say a passport is needed. Can ...
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Dual US/UK citizen but UK passport expired - problem on return to UK?

I have dual US/UK citizenship. I'm soon visiting Switzerland using my US passport (as UK one needs renewing). Will this be a problem when I return to UK? If I carry my expired UK passport as well will ...
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Can a foreign resident apply for a US passport in the US?

My child is a US citizen (dual national) who lives outside of the US. Can I renew their passport (DS-11, as they are a minor) in the US (for example, while visiting) and have the passport sent to the ...
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Entry into Singapore with less than 6 months passport validity but more than 6 months long term pass validity

Is the 6 months passport validity for Singapore strictly enforced for people on an LTVP (or other visitor pass) when the visitor pass is valid for more than 6 months? My passport had ~5.5 months left ...
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Why do some airports do immigration check at arrival gate before passengers go through the actual immigration?

At some airports (such as Frankfurt airport's non-schengen zone), the border police/immigration sometimes start checking passport/visa and asking questions at arrival gate, and afterwards passengers ...
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Passports stapled together

My old Indian passports and new one are stapled together with no harm done at all to any of them. Will it be a problem when I submit it to VFS Global for French student Visa? I hope they won't refuse ...
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Can I return to Denmark, as a resident, without a valid passport?

my passport is about to expire. I am a British citzen with a British passport. I hold an EU residency card. Would I be able to travel from the UK to Denmark without a passport, as long as I have the ...
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Water damaged first page [duplicate]

In the first page of my passport, the sign and stamp of the RPO is smudged with water, but the information pages are absolutely intact. So can anybody suggest me whether I should apply for a new ...
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Stain on passport page

Our flight will be in 2 weeks. I wont have time to get my 2 year old a new passport. We saw her passport like this after taking it from the drawer. Will it cause any issues? This is the only page ...
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US to Canada by car with an enhanced driver's license, no passport?

I recall enhanced drivers licenses (EDL) being advertised as a way to travel between north american countries without a passport. It is clear that a US citizen can get back into the US with only an ...
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Can I travel in Switzerland/EU with a German Aufenthaltstitel (permanent residence permit)

I am a US citizen and permanent resident of Germany. I am in the process of becoming a German citizen. This requires me to renounce my US citizenship, but the US Consulate in Germany is extremely ...
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How should I handle the maximum length for given names on the U.S. passport card?

I'm preparing a Form DS-11 passport application for my infant daughter, who never has been issued a prior U.S. passport. I'm considering applying for both a passport book and a passport card for her, ...
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Can you renew your passport while traveling abroad?

You're a digital nomad, staying in countries 10,000km away from your home country. Your only residency is in Argentina. Your passport is expiring soon. Do you have to fly back to Argentina to renew ...
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Can I use an Irish passport card to enter the UK?

I am a dual UK / Irish citizen currently living in the UK. I like to carry my Irish passport card as it is small and convenient. I could hop on a plane, train, or boat to the EU (and some more ...
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Permiso di Soggiorno and Moldova citizenship

can I travel to Mexico (tourism purposes) with a Permiso di suggiorno and a biometric passport of Rep. of Moldova citizenship without visa?
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Is UK passport valid period after leaving zone defined by issue date for Schengen zone (France)? [duplicate]

Background Before October 2018 in the UK it was possible to have a passport issue that was valid for longer than 10 years. When your passport was renewed some remaining time from your previous ...
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Should I apply for a new passport because of FNU in US Visa at this moment?

I have read this post: Old Passport with US Visa FNU and I understood what the US travel website recommends. But I want to know the answer in the context of my current situation in the travelling ...
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I’m a foreigner with an expired passport which has my valid visa. Can I take a domestic flight in the US if I don’t have any other ID?

I’m travelling from Rochester to Boston. My passport has expired and I do not have any state ID. Can I still travel with the expired passport but valid visa?
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Can I travel from India to Australia and back and within Australia if the first cover page of my passport is slightly stained and faded-image attached [duplicate]

Can I travel from India to Australia and back and within Australia if the first cover page of my passport is slightly stained and faded. All other pages are intact. Please advise.
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My passport cover is separated can I travel?

My passport has gone for stamping , but due to mishandling of the fedex people the passport cover has come out . Can they still stamp visa on this passport and can I travel to Canada in this or do I ...
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Schengen passport 10-year validity rules [duplicate]

The Schengen passport rules state that: If you are a non-EU national wishing to visit or travel within the EU, you will need a passport: valid for at least 3 months after the date you intend to leave ...
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How to get update on Irish passport application

I am a UK citizen (and resident in the UK) with an Irish parent. I have a UK passport and decided to apply for an Irish passport as well. I made the mistake of sending off my UK passport for the Irish ...
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Name on ticket & passport mismatch

I signed up with United Mileage Plus like 20 years ago and I used "Phil" as my first name, but my actual legal name is "Philip" and that's what is on my passport. I'm American and ...
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Stain on back of photo page and along edge of photo page- should i replace my british passport? [duplicate]

Stain on back page does not show through. There is a stain along edge of photo page which runs along perforations Would I be denied travel?...
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update Australian passport from UK

I have legally changed my name. I am trying to update my Australian Passport. I live in the UK under a Tier 2 Visa. I have assembled my documents and have everything I need. But because my current ...
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When purchasing a flight ticket, is there any point in indicating the passenger's passport number if optional?

When purchasing a flight ticket, is there any point in indicating the passenger's passport number if optional? Example:
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Is my passport damage as it has this small minor dots on the top on the blank pages rest all the details are in good condition? Should I reissue?

Is my passport valid should I opt for reissue.
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Why is Ryanair administering an Afrikaans test for South African passport holders?

I saw an AP wire today that said the following, even though Ryanair doesn't fly to South Africa. Budget airline Ryanair says it's forcing South African travelers to the U.K. to do a test in the ...
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Is a blank paper page on passport normal?

I recieved my French passport earlier, but after strolling through it I found that there has been a paper page (classic plain paper, not visa page paper) inserted near the end of it. It is attached as ...
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Everyone travelling has an Irish passport except baby who has a British passport, is this going to be a a problem since the UK left the EU?

I, my husband and two sons have Irish passports. However we couldn't get one for our baby in time so had to get a British one for him. I believe there are two lines when showing your passports EU ...
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Will I be able to take a Norway - Netherlands - Norway flight with only a Norwegian drivers license?

I am in the middle of a work trip. I started off in Stavanger (Norway), and flew to Oslo (Norway) where I am at a conference for a day. Tomorrow, I am supposed to fly from Oslo Gardermoen airport to ...
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SR suffix on my ticket when not falling under the category

so I had to put a suffix on my delta ticket, and I put Sr, I'm 19 but did I do something wrong, since it doesn't show Sr on my passport. I'm kind of scared I messed something up. I hope anyone can ...
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Six-month validity requirement for passports does not apply when travelling to home country?

I read in one of the answers on this site that people who are travelling to their country of citizenship do not need to have their passports valid for more than six months. Can someone point me to an ...
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Regarding exit and enter stamp in passport while leaving entering schengen with an EU temporary resident permit

Does anybody know why sometimes they border police stamp the passport while leaving the Schengen and sometimes not? My friend left a schengen country yesterday with the same country temporary resident ...
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Passport cover worn

I’m due to fly to the Dominican Republic next month and I’m a bit concerned about my passport (UK). The gold writing on the front cover has near enough disappeared. Has anyone else flown with a ...
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Entering Spain with Soon-expiring US passport and expired Irish passport

I know someone who is a US and Irish dual citizen, travelling from Ireland to Spain (by Ryanair), on a US passport because his Irish one is expired. His US passport is expiring a few days after his ...

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