Questions tagged [passports]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Am I going to have trouble flying with a shortened surname on the ticket?

I'm going to Germany from India in 2 days. I have booked Etihad Airways flight but I put P S Narayanan (which is my name) instead of Puthenpurayil Satheeschandran Narayanan as in my passport. Will ...
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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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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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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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Why would an officer take a photo of passport?

I'm writing this on behalf of a friend. He had a flight from Morocco to France, the Moroccan border officer checked his papers and filled in the needed things and let him pass, and after a while he ...
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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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How long does it take to renew an Iraqi passport from the US Iraqi embassy?

I am not sure if this is the correct forum, but could anyone please tell me what is the estimate time to renew Iraqi passport from a foreign embassy. I am planning to do it through the US Iraqi ...
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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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Different travel dates in D-Tier 4 (General) Dep. Partner and D-Tier 4 (General) Dep Child VISA

My wife and daughter had applied for UK Tier-4 Dependent VISA. VISA has been granted but the allowed date in their VISA differs due to which my daughter, who is just four and half years old, cannot ...
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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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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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Can a dual national child enter the UK without a British passport?

My daughter was born this year in South Africa. I'm a British citizen with British passport and permanent residency in the UK. My partner is South African and we are in the process of getting her a ...
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2 completely different signatures on my passport

A few months back i went to the bank and they asked me to write another signature because mine was too far up amd i wrote it completely different as i changed my signature to something more simple. i ...
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Is a passport or a national ID card valid on its expiration date?

I am wondering if a document like a passport or a national ID card is valid on its expiration date. For example, if my passport says "Valid until 2019/05/04", could I still use it to cross the border ...
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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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May a stamp on a page “reserved for official entries” cause any issues?

Few days ago, when I was leaving Brazil, the border officer put the exit stamp on one of the "page reserved for official entries" instead of one of the "visas" pages. My passport is Polish. May it be ...
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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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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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Visa stamp damaged in torn passport?

I recently got a Schengen visa a week back. 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. ...
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Applying (Reclaiming) French Schengen Visa without My Old Passports and Information about my Old Visa

I am a Chinese Citizen living in the United Kingdom at the moment. My previous passport containing a valid French Schengen Tourism Visa stolen in June. Having observed other thread it seems that the ...
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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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lost passport application file

I have lost my passport application file (printed copy of the application from passport seva kendra, India, that gets submitted once all the formalities are done successfully). What should I do?
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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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Maiden name change on indian passport - US visa in old (damaged) passport

Recently my 2 year old son chewed on my wife's Indian passport - luckily only damaging the corner part of the passport booklet and all the corners of pages in the passport. This passport was in my ...