Questions tagged [passports]

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Have you ever been rejected to board the plane because your passport valid less than 3 months?

I have been due to traveling from Turkey (Turkish Citizen-Non EU)) to Hungary. I was rejected to board the plane because my passport expires less than 3 months at the time of travel (Although I have a ...
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Vietnam visa application online safety

There are several websites which offer to get Vietnam visa by applying online, they require sending passport and other personal data. How to know that selected website for visa issuing is reliable and ...
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Re-entry Belgium in case of Belgium Residence Permit being stolen in London

I hold a Vietnamese passport and have resided in Belgium for the last few years. So I have a Belgium residence card type A. I am currently visiting London and my backpack was stolen on the way to ...
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Last name change for Pakistan visa

I just received my passport 9 months ago. I also received my 2-year visa to Pakistan to travel back and forth. I changed my last name this past month. Will I still be able to use my visa to Pakistan ...
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Travelling within the EU on UK passport expiring in 1 month

I am travelling to France and Spain via road on 31st August 2019 and returning on 13th September 2019. I shall be entering France via Folkstone/Dover customs either with eurotunnel or a ferry. My UK ...
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How to fill in a UK visa application form if you have no surname on your passport?

I do not have a surname in my passport. How do I enter 'Given Name' and 'Family Name' in my UK visa application form?
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How to dry out a wet passport?

I'm sure I'm not the first traveller to experience this, so here goes... Hostel last night I had my passport in my laptop case with my laptop. Unfortunately this was under the aircon unit, which ...
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Keep your passport option when applying for UK visa

I have applied for a tourist visa for the UK at Madrid visa application centre. I have paid for the "keep your passport" option, so I can keep my passport while the application is being processed. ...
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How can I tell if a visa agent is trustworthy?

I'm about to apply for a visa for an upcoming trip to China, so I'm looking into visa agents - those companies that will accept your passport and application documents by FedEx or UPS (etc.) shipment, ...
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Passport and Canadian visitor visa expiring inDecember 2019 [duplicate]

Hi Team my Indian passport and Canadian Visa are expiring in December 2019 Could I visit Canada in August 2019 and come back in October 2019?
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Passport or driver license when travelling from California to Seattle? [duplicate]

Do I need my passport to travel from California to Seattle? I'm planning to travel on October 7, 2019. I need an answer if I don't need my passport to travel seattle or do I just need ID to present ...
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Where do I keep my passport [closed]

How do you guys keep your passport when you are traveling overseas? I am apprehensive about that and think it would be a better idea to take it along with me. But you are gotta beware the pick ...
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Entering U.K. with expired passport but valid BRP and valid passport of other nationality

So I am returning from a trip to Germany to the U.K. on September 10, but my Peruvian passport expires on September 7. My biometric residence permit is valid through the next three years, but because ...
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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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Is it allowed/advisable to travel across Schengen countries with only your residence permit? [duplicate]

Is it allowed to travel across Schengen countries with only your residence permit? More specifically, I plan to travel from Austria to Italy (by train) and then back to Austria (by flight) after a ...
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Indian passport lost with valid 1 year schengen visa in madrid.help! [duplicate]

I lost my 1 year Schengen visa and Indian passport in Barcelona. The Indian embassy will be providing my new passport by this evening. Is there a way I can also apply for a duplicate Schengen visa ...
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Airbnb hosts wants me to send pictures of all guests' IDs

This is my first booking using the Airbnb app and when I signed up I had to take pictures of me and my government ID. I invited all my friends who are staying with me and they went through the same ...
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How to best respond to a request to send a passport scan by unsecured email?

It is not uncommon for travel or holiday accommodation companies to ask for a scan of your passport by email. Sometimes local laws require them to keep a record of the passport numbers of all visitors....
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Seal in Passport is slightly smudged

Gov seal in my passport in slight smudged as showing in the attachment. however bio and all other pages are perfectly good. Im going for the Canada bio this week. Will this be a consider as damaged ...
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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 I travel around the EU with an Italian resident permit (humanity), without a passport?

I have an Italian resident permit (for humanity reasons). Can I travel around the EU with this resident permit, without a passport?
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Trip out of US to Europe using only UK passport + birth certificate [duplicate]

My daughter, who resides in the US, is about to fly to the UK for a brief trip. She holds both US and UK passports and citizenships, and has a NEXUS card. Now, just before departure, we have realized ...
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Minors holding dual citizenship - using Canadian passport to enter/exit US [duplicate]

My husband and two daughters, ages two and six, are all dual American/Canadian citizens. We are traveling to England in less than two weeks. I am kicking myself because I realized today that my six-...
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Passport lost, new passport issued, then old passport found

I have lost my passport as 11/07/2019 in Bus (travel from Gorakhpur to Lucknow). After that i did FIR and i applied for re-issue passport. But unfortunately i have received my passport which i lost ...
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Change in middle name [duplicate]

I have a valid US visa on my old passport which is still valid for next 3 months. I have applied and acquired a new passport with same first name (Ambreen) and Surname (Alwani, that is my maiden name) ...
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Passport Expires March 31 2020 - Going to Italy

I have two questions. Would you be stopped if you went to Italy today as an American with a passport that expires March 31, 2020? Also, if you got your passport ten years ago and have since then ...
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Colombian entering Colombia on day of Colombian passport expiry date, could I be refused entry?

So I'm a dual US/Colombian citizen, and I just realized I booked a trip to Colombia on the same date my passport expires! I still hold an up-to-date Colombian "cedula" (aka citizenship card), but I ...
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Need for a new US Visa? [duplicate]

I have a expired Indian Passport with a Valid US Visa in perfect condition. Due to some unfortunate event the old US Visa(expired in 2015) on the expired Passport got smudged and now looks a bit faded....
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Dual Citizenship but I only have one passport — how to use ESTA website?

I have dual citizenship (one by Birth) and the other is Australian. I have lived in Australia for the majority of my life and I only have 1 passport. On the ESTA website there is a question for dual ...
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Malaysia 90 day stamp but with return date written under it [closed]

I have a short question, when I entered Malaysia I was given a 90-day stamp but my return ticket was for 1 month, the officer didn't really say anything regarding that but he did write down the return ...
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Changing passport details for a flight?

My brother is flying from Wellington, NZ to Sydney, Aus in January (and back). He's also going to Thailand from CHC and back in December. However, he's had to get a new NZ passport. As it happens ...
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Return Passport related - Washington DC French Embassy Visa Question

I have my Visa appointment at the French Embassy (Washington DC). I'm travelling from Pennsylvania for the appointment. I would like the embassy to return my passport to me via courier. It's not ...
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Traveling to France with my maiden name on my passport

I'm planning on traveling to France in a couple of months but my passport is in my maiden name. I never bothered to update it with my husband's last name after getting married 2 years ago. All of ...
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Slightly stained passport

My passport got slightly stained with coffee. Will I be allowed to Australia?
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Getting UK Student Visa in Time for Trip to France

I am a USA resident and citizen and I’ll be applying for a student Visa to study in the UK. However, I’m only able to apply for my Visa starting between August 19-26th depending on how fast my CAS is ...
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Lost Passport with US Visa [duplicate]

I am currently living in Geneva. I lost my Indian passport with US visa and I am wondering if I should apply for the Visa from Bern or from India. I contacted the Indian consulate and they told me ...
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Went to check in to my cruise and had forgotten my passport

Cruise line told me to go to the passport office in Seattle and get an expedited passport. We went to the office by taxi but it was 2 hours before our passport was ready. Rushed back to the pier and ...
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South Africa overstay with another citizenship's passport

I am a citizen of two different countries: Ghana and Brazil. I have passports from both of these countries. Each passport has the same information (name, date of birth, etc.) In 2010, while traveling ...
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My name is printed twice in my Schengen visa

In the Schengen visa, my name is printed twice. Is this going to be a problem? Can I travel on this visa? In my passport, I have only my given name. In the visa, it is issued to "Ravi Mehta Ravi ...
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Can I still use my Indefinite Leave to Remain Visa in my old passport to travel? [duplicate]

Friends and I are planning to travel to Europe this September, and I have an Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) in the UK in my old passport. Does ILR even have an expiration date? And getting a BRP now ...
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Us VISA on old passport [duplicate]

My US VISA is in my old name, with the given name as KAMAKSHI SRIRAM on the passport and my new passport has my maiden name with KAMAKSHI SUBRAMANIAN as my given name. However, the old passport has ...
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Passport validity inside Schengen Area for African person

We are Italian citizens living in Germany. We would like to go in vacation to Italy with a Nigerian friend and her child. While the child has German nationality and passport, she is a legal resident ...
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Dual citizen travelling to Australia with valid UK passport and expired NZ passport

I've just had a business opportunity pop up and need to travel from Auckland to Sydney urgently the day after next. The thing is my New Zealand passport which would normally let me straight in has ...
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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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Visa stamp damaged in torn passport?

I recently got a Schengen visa. 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. What can be ...
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What happens when the airline company scans your passport at the check-in counter?

My dad bought tickets for an international flight a couple of months ago using my US passport and when we checked in at the counter I accidentally gave them my French passport for them to scan. Then, ...
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Can I travel to Canada with an expired passport?

Can I enter Canada by car (my own vehicle) with a 2-month expired passport? Also, am I able to re-enter the US with the same expired passport. I am a US citizen.
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update passport number and passport expiry

I want to travel from Madinah to Islamabad on Saudi air line, trying to book ticket early to get economic price, but my passport will be received after renewal on 20- Aug. Can I book the ticket now on ...
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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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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?