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Questions tagged [passports]

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

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Married in secret, can marital status in passport be changed at a later date?

My friend (an Indian citizen) has gotten married in a court (court marriage) . Due to personal reasons, no one in the family has been told about it. His family now wants him to travel outside India. ...
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Is it legal to peel off a visa from your Australian passport?

A friend commented on my Facebook that the Cambodian visa isn't stuck permanently into the passport and suggests I could go there then peel off the visa so the blank page can be used for another visa. ...
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internal page eaten by dog [duplicate]

One internal page of my Indian passport containing a schengen Visa stamp ( I completed the travel last year) - got ripped apart completely while I was trying to snatch the passport from my dog's mouth....
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What does admission applied stamp on a passport mean to south africa immigration

An immigration officer refused me entry into South Africa and stamped my passport and wrote with a pen (ADMISSION APPLIED). I did not commit any offense, my passport had a little cut on the biometric ...
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Deported from airport within 24 hours

I recently visited Ukraine having a tourism visa and with a tourism intention only, once arrived they refused my entry telling me that I don't have certain documents like local bus tickets, a tour ...
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First name Middle Name in my passport but only has First Name in my ticket booking [duplicate]

Again this is repetitive question but i have not received correct answer for this. I am flying to Hanoi via Singapore . I have First name Middle Name in my passport but only has First Name in my ...
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Can I get a Schengen visa if my UK visa expires in 2 months?

I'm an Ecuadorian citizen but I have been in the UK as a social volunteer for 8 months and I have a valid UK visa until the 30 of august of 2016 and a schengen visa valid until the 24 of June of 2016. ...
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Is it a bad idea to use a passport with an old name on it?

My wife and I got married recently. She took my last name. We are planning on flying somewhere internationally, but we just recently realized that her passport has her old name on it. Since getting a ...
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Traveling between the US and EU without a passport

I am a dual US-Italian citizen with passports from both countries, as well as a US passport card, a US birth certificate, a US NEXUS card, a US drivers license, and an Italian national ID card. I ...
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What is the minimum passport validity for traveling to Turkey?

I'm Malaysian student in Jordan. I'm planning to travel to Kuala Lumpur via Turkish Airlines on the next month. Based on the flight details on Turkish Airlines webpage, I should transit in Istanbul (...
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2 passports same country

I'm Indonesian and live in philippines, I have passport A and still valid for 3 years, recently I went home to my country to apply for passport B with purpose to add last name on it. Since I just ...
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Indian passport slight water mark. Is this considered damaged?

My Indian passport has got some slight water mark in it now. Is this considered damaged passport or will it be fine. The pages which has my details are all intact. It is just the first page cover and ...
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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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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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Have you ever entered Singapore using a different passport or name?

I change my nationality one years ago and my name spelling different in my new passport . I traveled to Singapore seven years ago with my indonesian passport . Its was spelling Nura and now Norah . ...
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Return travel from UK to non-EU country

I am a Ukrainian citizen, permanently living in the UK with indefinite leave to remain. The UK is my permanent place of residence and where I work. I have never owned an adult passport but wish to ...
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UK - Accidentally applied for passport renewal instead of new

I applied for a British renewal passport online by mistake instead of new British passport. I have already paid online for it and received my declaration pack. What can I do to rectify this error? Is ...
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Travel to/from Germany without a passport [duplicate]

I'm not going to have my passport for 3/4 weeks in Germany, but I was hoping to go, probably by bus, to Poland/France at some point. I will have a student card, scan of my passport and a certificate ...
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Dual Citizen. Exited the US on Italian passport recently

I'm a dual US/Italian citizen and before my most recent trip to the US I had always used my US passport to enter the US when going there. When exiting, I would use my US passport and then also show my ...
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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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What happens if I pass passport control and I cancel my flight?

I was wondering what will happen if I pass the passport control checkpoint, and they stamp on my passport that I'm leaving that country, and then I decide to cancel my flight and not travel. Will they ...
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India Visa after marriage

I am traveling in a month or so to India with my wife. She has a valid passport and valid visa in her maiden name. The only document we have updated after marriage is her social security card. I was ...
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Holiday on Cruise Ship [closed]

My friend and I are flying to Florida and next day boarding a Cruise Ship for onward cruise to four islands and then onwards back to the UK. Why do we have to upload our passports. Is this ...
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Venezuelan Passport

My venezuelan passport expires on July 2019. I would like to ask for an extension to my tourist stay. is the US accepting affidavits for expired Venezuelan passports as other countries: Canada, Peru, ...
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I'm a US citizen Can I enter US from Georgia Batumi Airport on my US passport which expires in less than 3 month?

I'm a US citizen Can I enter US from Georgia Batumi Airport on my US passport which expires in less than 3 month?
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US citizen flying to France today and my passport expires in less than 2 months

I'm an American citizen and I have a flight out to France today. One of my travel companions informed me that having a passport that expires in less than 2 months (on June 19th) might be a problem. ...
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I renewed my passport and my Canadian multiple visa is on my old passport, my photo on old passport was damaged by Child

I renewed my passport and my multiple Canadian visa is on my old passport, my photo on my old passport was damaged by my child. I have checked that my visa on my old passport still valid. But will the ...
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Non Biometric Passport and Albania

I am an Indian citizen living in Germany holding a non-biometric passport. I am traveling to Montenegro and plan on making a day trip to Albania overland and return to Montenegro on the same day. I ...
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What should I write in Family Name(Surname) field in Schengen Visa portal [duplicate]

I don't have anything in my Surname field, then what should I write in Family Name(Surname) field while applying for German Visa. My First Name and Last Name is printed in the Given Name field in my ...
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Renting a car in the USA with a driver's licence issued by another country than the passport

Is it required, when renting a car in the US, that the country issuing the driver's license is the same as the passport's one? Both are from a EU country, if that matters (passport is French and ...
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Can I travel with a B1/B2 visa in old passport, when new passport has name corrected?

I have a valid B1/B2 VISA in my old passport, where my full name was written as a single, combined word, such as AAABBB. I was issued a new passport in which I had it changed to AAA as first name and ...
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Damaged Indian passport

My family and I are travelling to Bali, Indonesia from Bangalore, for holidays. Our air tickets are booked for Monday, April 2. The problem is last night my daughter passport's cover was damaged. She ...
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Passport expiry date for entering Japan [duplicate]

I hear some countries require that you have at least 6 months before the expiry date on your passport from the date you enter (or possibly the date you intend to leave). Is there a limit on passport ...
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My Indian friend is on tour visa and he had to tear last page of his passport, would he face any issue?

My friend (Indian) is in another country and he had to tear last page of his passport because that page captured some water droplets and if he wouldn't have teared it would had affected other pages as ...
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How are ECR passport checks enforced in India?

India has a peculiar system where non-educated Indian citizens need a special 'emigration check' in order to work in certain countries. How is this system enforced in practice? Does the airline check ...
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Do foreign students always have to carry their passports with them? [closed]

If I go out of my country to study, should I always carry my passport with me? EDIT: I am a citizen of India. I have not currently applied but want to go to Canada. Sorry for not being clear about ...
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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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What's a bio-data page?

The checklist for my Mongolian visa application mentions Copy of the bio-data page of your current passport (including passport of other nationality) What's a bio-data page?
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Can I still use my South Africa passport to travel to South Africa after becoming a New Zealand citizen?

I was born in South Africa then migrated to New Zealand. Before I obtained my NZ citizenship, we had to renew my South African Passport. At the moment I have a valid NZ passport (expires end of this ...
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What happens if your passport expires while you are visiting another country?

I was just reading this question Can I travel within a week still? I didn't realize my passport expired over a month ago and began wondering what would happen if your passport expired while you ...
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Passport validity rule for US citizen on short Sweden/Schengen visit?

I live in Sweden; I have an American friend, currently studying in the UK, who had planned to visit this weekend (returning to the UK directly afterwards). Unfortunately, she noticed this week that ...
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US/CAN Dual Citizen - travelling to third country from Canada with US layover - which passport to use? [duplicate]

For dual citizens I know which passport to show at which step when travelling between the two. But now I'm adding a new complication. Let's say I have citizenship in the Us and Canada and (born in ...
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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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Birth Certificate is larger than an 8.5 x 11 - how to photocopy?

I am applying for my first passport. I have a copy of my birth certificate, but it's on 9 x 14 paper. Given that I will be required to have a photocopy of said birth certificate to mail off, how do I ...
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Second application and passport with myself?

We want to apply for a second visitor visa application while some time is remaining on the previous 6 month visitor visa. At the point we want to apply can we travel also to uk during that period and ...
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Old passport with Active Visa

I am planning to change my passport from my Maiden name to my husband's Surname. My concern is that my active visa from maiden name will be cancelled. Specifically my visas for Germany and Canada. Or ...
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Passport got wet in snowfall but not damaged - can it still be used for a new visa? [closed]

Four years ago in Saint Petersburg, my passport got wet but not damaged. There is no damage on the pages, they just got slightly wrinkled. I had a business visa after that incident and travelled back ...
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When should you renew your US passport overseas?

USA gov site has a page entitled Getting or Renewing a U.S. Passport, where it states: Tips on When to Renew Your Passport Renew your passport approximately nine months before it expires. ...
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What harm can be done with a copy of one's passport?

In one of the questions on this site, it was suggested the use of Dropbox to save a backup copy of your passport, in case you need to proof who you are if your original document is lost. I like the ...
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New passport but visa is in old (lost) passport

I had a Ethiopian passport with my permanent resident Canada visa stuck in it, but I lost it. Now I have a new passport. Will they allow me to board a flight with my new Ethiopian passport without any ...