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Questions tagged [passports]

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

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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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Is it possible to use the 1 day premium passport service for someone visiting the UK for a day?

My sister is planning to come to the UK just for one day in order to renew her passport. Will she be able to use the 1 day Premium service?
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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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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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What does this pen notation in my UK entry stamp mean?

I entered the UK from Paris once (riding the Eurostar train), and after the UK border control officer placed an entry stamp in my passport, he added a notation in pen (picture below). What does it ...
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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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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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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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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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Damaged passport

My passport got little damaged by water though every thing is clearly visible. Can this create any problem in future? Anyone please help.
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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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Does a Canadian citizen who is a US permanent resident need a passport to enter Canada?

My dad was born in Canada and has been a permanent resident of the US for about 50 years (not a US citizen -- he's lazy). I don't think he has returned to Canada once since he started living in the US....
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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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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 ...
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FIR for damaged Indian passport?

I have an Indian passport. Do I need to file a first information report (FIR) at the police station if my passport is only damaged (not stolen)? Only the outer cover has been a little bit detached, ...
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My Dutch passport doesn't have a last name, can I travel anywhere with it?

I recently acquired a Dutch passport but because I applied for it from Egypt, my whole full name is in the "surname" area and the given name area is just a "-". I asked many times the embassy and the ...
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May a Dutch citizen enter the Netherlands using a foreign passport?

EDIT: I have just noticed that the linked page on the Dutch identification requirement has changed. I do not know when or why it changed. It now reads Identificeren bij dubbele nationaliteit ...
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Should I distribute stamps evenly between passports?

Like many other countries, Ukraine permits its citizens to have up to two passports, and I have made use of this possibility as a safeguard against passport loss. I now have one passport with a couple ...
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Can still enter the UK using my indefinite leave to remain status although the immigration officer stamped my passport with a Leave to enter [duplicate]

On May 13, 1983 I was granted a Leave to Remain in the UK for an indefinite period visa and since then I have maintained this status by not staying outside the UK for more than two years. During my ...
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How is a passport mailed in the U.S.?

Not carrier but by packaging. My passport has been mailed and will be arriving within a week, and I am wondering how it will be packaged. I wonder because I want it to be a surprise, and my girlfriend ...
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Can I use a passport card as ID in a bar?

Can I use my US passport card to get served in a drinking establishment? I do not have a driver's license and don't like carrying my passport around with me.
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Multiple residencies along with multiple citizenships

Can a person have multiple residencies and each one in the country he/she is a citizen of? And can he/she have these residences printed each one in the respective country he/she is a citizen of? For ...
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German Citizen living in US travelling with German passport that expires within 2 months

Does a German citizen living in the US and visiting Germany need to be concerned about re-entering the US when the German passport expires within 2 months, or is a valid Green Card all that matters? ...
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Express Lanes at UK Immigration

Just last week the UK implemented allowing citizens of certain countries including the Five Eyes signatories to use the Express Lanes at Immigration checkpoints. Government expands use of ePassport ...
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About without surname Indian passport for Russia private invitation and visa

I got a private invitation from Russia, the problem is on my passport given name is Ajit pal singh and I have no surname, but my Russian invitation my name mention on surname coloum is ajitpal and ...
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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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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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Form 929: Can we travel carrying old and new passports while waiting for processing of form 929 [duplicate]

Can we travel carrying old and new passports while waiting for processing of form 929? I submitted the form and it says it will take 4 weeks to process. This is for my parents visa class 600 (3 ...
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Irish passport application - parental signatures do not match

Does anyone know if the requirements around parental signatures on child Irish passport applications/renewals? Background: I recently submitted my daughter's renewal application for her passport only ...
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Can a Cameroon citizen with an expired passport and an ILR travel?

I have a ILR in the UK, known as settled. My Cameroon passport is expired. I have applied for a new passport, but haven’t got it yet. I have the récépissé of the passport. Can I travel to Paris for ...
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Travelling outside the UK without a passport

I've read all of the relevant questions on here regarding travelling outside the UK without a passport. As I understand, I, as a British Citizen after naturalisation, can travel to and stay in any ...
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Will an overstay in India as a child affect future travel?

One of my friend had to move to India during the civil war to India and overstayed there. He left his home country when he was 10 and came back after his degree. I am sure he did not intentionally ...
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How to book a flight if my passport doesn't state my gender?

I am asking on behalf of my friend. My friend doesn't have a gender (in other words they are gender-neutral) and on their new passport their gender is represented as X (indeterminate/unspecified). ...
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Cover page of my passport damaged [duplicate]

This image of the crack in my passport's cover page. It was pointed out as damaged by VFS global at New Delhi.Will it cause rejection? I have applied for Estonia visa for conference.
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Rushed passport - does my reason qualify?

I was gifted a concert ticket for my birthday & it requires me to travel out of Canada, in a little over two weeks from now, on June 2, 2019. They assumed I had a passport, but I don’t. Can I get ...
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Can my American children re-enter the USA by International flight with a passport card, as their passport book has expired?

Their traditional passport book has expired. The consulate here is not giving me a solid reason why I need a more costly passport book. The Consulate says that passport cards are used by people ...
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Traveling via a third country [duplicate]

I've read an answer about traveling via a third country in case dual citizenship might not to be OK, and I don't know whether it is technically possible. I'm a citizen of Germany and Saudi Arabia, and ...
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Re-issue passport

I have a slightly damaged passport (Indian) with valid US and Schengen visa. Now, I was advised by the VFS to get the passport re-issued after getting visa. Recently I also got married, so I would ...
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Immigration's concern about where passengers go [duplicate]

I did a research about how to travel with 2 passports and I have somehow an idea about how it works, however I don't understand one thing since I've never traveled by plane. When passing immigration, ...
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Mothers name is different in Child passport [duplicate]

Iam from India. My name is RAJUCHAMBANNA VEERABHADRAPPA YARADAL and I have a valid indian passport. My wife's passport is her maiden name even after marriage as PRATIBHA KHODANAPUR. Now I have a ...
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Can an Indian National with a 2 year visa travel to UK if passport expires in 4 months?

I am an Indian National. I have a valid 2 year UK visa and have been to the UK on 2 occasions in the previous year (stay of approx. 20 days). My passport is set to expire in 4 months. Can I still ...
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Can I get both a visa free entry and a visa to Vietnam and seamlessly transition between them?

Can I get both a visa free entry and a visa to Vietnam and seamlessly transition between them? Hello, Is it possible to apply for a visa to Vietnam in say Khon Kaen (Thailand) from 15 of February to ...
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Can I travel to Europe from the US and back to the US on a Mexican passport?

I am a high schooler about to graduate and going on graduation a trip to Europe. I live in the US and am a dual citizen of Mexico and the US. My parents thought my American passport expired in 2020, ...