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Questions tagged [passports]

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

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Passport valid less than 3 months on Return travel

I have an Indian passport valid till 25th Aug 2019. I am travelling from Atlanta(USA) to Bengaluru(India) via Paris with connection time of 3 hrs. Return is on 23rd July 2019 from Bengaluru to Atlanta ...
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Swipe feature of passport doesn’t work

The swipe feature of my passport does not work. Has caused delays at immigration in the USA & the UK. What do I do ?
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I am going to South Korea and my passport is only valid for 5 more months, will I be rejected?

I am going to South Korea and my passport is only valid for 5 more months, will I be rejected?
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Can i get a dutch passport if my granmom has a dutch passport [on hold]

My gran moved to South Africa years ago and met my grandad (whos dad was dutch) they legally adopted my dad when he was born now i just want to know can i get a dutch passport using my grans passport ?...
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What is the status of children of a person who is British by descent? [migrated]

My son, born in Rome, is British by descent. He has a newborn in China who he wants to register as British. He has been declined a passport for her as you cannot apparently pass on British ...
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Can I prove my type of UK citizenship with my passport?

I am a naturalised British citizen. My infant daughter was also born abroad and is therefore British by descent - I have passed my citizenship to her, but she cannot pass it on (unless she goes ...
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Is it possible to courier passport of my 3 month old son to the US from india?

My three month old son is a US citizen (born in the US) and we are of Indian origin. He left for India on an entry visa with his mother recently. Before leaving, I prepared all required documentation ...
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Water damaged passport with all the data pages perfectly alright [closed]

I have tickets booked tomorrow for Bangkok where my uncle works and my passport got water damaged today. However my data pages are flawless. Tourist Visa needs to be applied on arrival. Will there be ...
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How are Expiry dates on UK passports written? [duplicate]

In my British Passport the expiry date is given as 08APR meaning 8th April. It is followed by AVR24 for year of expiry. What does the AVR24 stand for?
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What do I put here?

I'm applying for a passport and I'm unsure of what to put for this section. It's 160 for a 10 year passport, plus it says there's a 25$ fee. So do I just put 185?
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I'm new at doing signatures and my signature is a little different each time (Canada)

As the title says, I never do my signature, so I've never practiced a lot. I filled out my passport application and had to sign a lot so I'm really paranoid they will send it back. It's not completely ...
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Does the US Government Shutdown affect my ability or the speed at which I can receive a passport?

Does the US government shutdown currently occurring affect either my ability or the speed at which I can receive a passport? If so, what can I do to ensure I can receive my passport as quickly as ...
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is it necessary to provide ticket reservation when apply as a family member of an EU citizen and do I need to submit my original passport?

I want to know is it necessary to provide ticket reservation when applying as a family member of an EU citizen.As I just read the updated checklist of documents for family members of an EU citizen but ...
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MRZ name mismatch and ESTA

I have recently applied for an ESTA and been approved. However, I've noticed that my surname in the MRZ part of my passport is mismatched with my actual surname as written in the Surname(s) section ...
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How much time it takes to transfer an Australia visa to a new passport using Form 929?

I have a business visa for Australia valid till end of this year(2019) but the passport it is linked to is about to expire. I have applied for a new passport which I will get within the next 14 days. ...
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Entering UK on Canadian passport when I've forgotten my EU passport

I am currently visiting my family in Canada. Normally I bring both my Italian and Canadian passports with me when I travel outside the EU, but this time I wasn't thinking straight and brought only my ...
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renewal of red passport paper premium service for visa

I have a question about a somewhat complicated problem I have encountered. I had my passport stolen twice and lost it once in the last 10 years which means I only got a one year validity and no right ...
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When applying for visa or ESTA to the US, if I have two (non-US) passports, what happens if I don't mention the second one?

I've been reading about this, and although similar questions have been asked, I got mixed signals, and often concerning situations slightly different to mine. Essentially, if I will travel to the US ...
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How can I travel to USA with an old passport that has the visa?

I got an American Visa (10 years Visa) in 2014, and my passport expired in 2018. Although I've renewed my passport, the visa stamp is on the old passport. Does the immigration at the New York Airport ...
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Travelling with US and Indonesian passport [duplicate]

I have two passports; US and Indonesia. I get the US citizenship by birth and I know it is illegal for me to have the US passport because Indonesia does not allow dual citizenship so I keep my US ...
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How can I travel outside the US after naturalization while waiting for passport?

I became a naturalized citizen and, as a result, my Green Card was taken during my interview. I've applied for a passport and was told it would take up to 6 weeks for processing. I already had plans ...
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new passport and US visa in old passport has different spelling in middle name

my husbands new passport has a corrected middle name of ESPAÑA while his US visa that is in his old passport has a spelling of ESPANA. does he need to secure a new US visa? pls help! thank you
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Is a request for a passport number reasonable and safe?

I'm staying in an Airbnb in the Dominican Republic and the host--an Airbnb Superhost, with many good reviews--has asked the following: Please make sure to send me the full names and passport or ID ...
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Travelling as Tri-Citizen (3 passports). [duplicate]

I have citizenship for Australia, UK & Ireland, and possess a passport for each and am planning a trip for this year. Please can you help me understand the best way to travel on these if I'm ...
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How to secure a passport in a BNB

I am looking for good ideas for securing a passport, other credentials and extra money in a BNB without a safe. In particular I stay for extended durations in the same AirBNB and do not want to carry ...
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When do I need to carry my passport when travelling in Europe?

When do I need to carry my passport. When I am within walking distance of where I am staying, to another close city on a day-trip, etc.
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Wonky passport photo

My UK passport recently arrived and the picture isn’t straight. It’s around 85 degrees. If I travel with it will I be ok? Isn’t my photo stored on a database? Bear in mind I mostly use the e-...
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Do I need a blank passport page to visit the UK?

I already have a long term visit visa but my passport is full. There is space on some pages for an immigration stamp but no entirely blank page. I am looking for authentic answers from official ...
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Foreign Luxembourg resident with passport less than 6 months validity

I am not sure if this was asked already. I am researching for passport validity for Schengen for non-EU long term residents but I cant find any answer. My passport will expire on May 2019 and I am ...
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Canadian re-entering Canada from U.S. with expired Passport but Nexus in good standing

At the airport, I discovered my passport had expired. I always enter the U.S. with Nexus. I was able to finally enter into the U.S. but was warned and probably flagged and might have troubles re-...
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Passport outer cover with slight damage

I need to travel to Germany this coming January 14th for an interview. The travel is only for 4 days. I have submitted all the relevant and supporting documents for getting the travel schengen visa. ...
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(UK - Tier 2 visa) I am a tier 2 visa holder and was overseas (out of UK) when I was dismissed from my job. I am still overseas, can I return to UK? [closed]

I am a Tier 2 visa holder employed by a professional services firm in London, UK. I was dismissed from my job 2 weeks ago whilst out out of the UK (was overseas). I left the UK on 31 Nov 18, was ...
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definition of damaged passport. is my passport damaged if jacket or cover page is separated from booklet, everything else is intact? [duplicate]

The jacket or cover page of my passport has separated from the main booklet, everything else is intact including picture, signature, number etc. Will it be considered a damaged passport and can I ...
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Canada Visitor visa Passport Submission NY VAC center

I have applied for my visitor visa application online and paid 100 CAD, I have received a message to submit my passport. I want to submit my passport through the mail - can someone help me with this? ...
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What can I do if the UK Home Office has my passport and I have travel plans?

I am an Indian passport holder, currently in the UK on a Tier 2 ICT visa. I have a valid US B1 visa. Due to my job's role change, my passport and BRP went for an amendment to the UK Home Office but ...
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Indian Passport stolen in Barcelona, need to get back to Stockholm from where a week later flight to India is booked

My passport was stolen yesterday (16 Dec 2018) in Barcelona. As a consequence I missed my flight yesterday night to Stockholm and I am stuck in Spain. I have all the copies of my documents (passport, ...
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Travel Europe under abbreviated first name on reservation?

Our family has always abbreviated the first name as we all only use our middle names, as in D. Mike Dewey. If reservations are under D. Mike Dewey and the passport says Dennis Mike Dewey - will this ...
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Stolen Guinea-Bissau Passport with Schengen Visa

I’m in a really difficult position. My wallet got robbed with all my documents, my Guinea-Bissau passport and Visa, and My BRP. The problem is I can only issue my passport in Portugal or France do ...
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Lost/Stolen Passport but travel is before the 1 week fast-track service UK

My mum was in Brussels for the day and had her bag stolen with passport in it. She is due to fly out this coming Friday (1 week today) to New Zealand to spend Christmas with me. The police assisted ...
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Can I travel on a passport that found after reporting it to the police as lost?

My girlfriend and I are supposed to travel from Paris to London on Friday and come back a few days later. My girlfriend lost her passport in August and declared it to the French police. She found it ...
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Can I get a new U.S. passport sent to a U.S. consulate overseas after leaving the US with a different passport (dual citizenship)?

My child has dual US and German citizenship, we live in the US. Her US passport expired, the German one is still valid. Her new passport might not be ready in time for our travel plans. Judging from ...
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Can a seafarer depart a country with only seaman passport? [duplicate]

I am quite confused about the difference of national passport and seaman passport.. in case a seafarer his passport already expired or will be expiring soon, can he travel with his seaman passport ...
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Empty page in passport between stamps

The immigration officer here in Dubai inconsiderately left a whole empty page between my last stamp and the UAE stamp. Does this waste the page or will other immigration officers still stamp in ...
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Urgently request passport back from US embassy without visa. Processing time?

I applied for US tourist visa in the US consulate in Paris. They have taken longer than a month to issue the visa and the status says its under “administrative processing”. I’m presuming this to mean ...
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Type of appointment to take to close a passport application?

My hometown is in West Bengal, India and currently I am staying in Gurugram. I applied for a passport in Gurugram and the officials have put it on hold as they are asking me to come up with another ...
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Will this small crease in passport be a problem

Will this crease be a problem when travelling
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Can I, underage, get a US passport with consent from both parents, but without either present?

I am under age 16. The research I did says that if a parent isn't able to come in person to the passport office, then they need to fill out Form DS-3053 and have it notarized. But what if neither ...
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Will fingerprints on record in USA be an issue when applying for UK visa?

My friend was caught with a passport in 2018 portraying name and nationality that differed from the one taken to the same USA embassy 8 years ago. She had her fingerprints captured at the USA embassy ...
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Renewing my Indian passport in India as an NRI

I hold an Indian passport that's due to expire on 20th of January 2019. I've come on a vacation to India now (Dec 2018). I haven't visited India for a year and a half until now, so officially, I am ...
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Loose thread passport [duplicate]

My passport has loose threads and is now hardly attached to the cover. I will be traveling from Mumbai to Brussels. Will this be a problem at immigration?? I have my residence permit.