Questions tagged [passports]

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

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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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How to disclose parental name change on form DS-11

According to the current* DS-11 US Passport Application, on Page 2, under 10. Parental Information, the applicant is asked for the following two pieces of information about each parent: Mother/Father/...
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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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What happens if a UK digital passport photo is rejected?

My situation: I've applied online for a replacement UK passport after losing my passport. For various reasons (that mainly come down to not reading the guidelines closely enough) I'm convinced that ...
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Showing passport *card* at USA air passport control

The USA famously has both passport books and passport cards. The cards are only supposed to be used at ground and sea entry points. This is because the (from the link above), the "passport book is the ...
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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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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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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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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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Lost passport application file, what should I do?

I have lost my passport application file (the 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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Valid B1/B2 “R” (regular) on expired diplomatic passport

Can I use my valid regular (non diplomatic) visa issued in my old and expired diplomatic passport with my new regular passport?
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Malaysian passport name problems regarding first and last name

I had a question regarding how to put the first and last names for passports that don't have separate spaces for the two. Specifically Malaysian passports in this case. What I mean is that for many ...
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How to prove mother-child relationship for baby passport if mother's name on birth certificate is different from current legal name?

My wife's current legal name is SARAH SMITH. On my child's birth certificate, the line for noting the mother says Mother's Name Prior to First Marriage which shows her name as DONGMEI HUANG. My wife ...
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Normal Passport Application to Tatkal Application

I applied for the renewal of my Indian passport on 11th December. My passport is due to expire in May 2020. I submitted a tatkal application but the passport officer at PSK said that I cannot apply ...
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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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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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Using different passports for Entry/Exit when passport-officials from both countries sit at the same desk

I have dual citizenship - let us say passport P1 and passport P2. I am living in country C1 on passport P1, but my tourist visa for P1 is about to run out. My plan is to travel to neighboring country ...
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For appointment on 21st February, 2020 in PSK office India, when should we apply online? what option comes to change address details?

In order to get an appointment 21st February, 2020 in PSK office India, when should we apply online to get the same date or get options to choose the date before or after my desired date? And, if I ...
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Getting a visa for Malaysia in Bangkok (Swedish passport)

Getting a visa for Malaysia in Bangkok. Hello, I have a Swedish passport. Normally I would not need a visa to visit Malaysia for up to three months. But I would like to get a visa anyway before ...
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Can I travel with a visa in my old passport after a name change?

I changed my name in my passport but my visa is in the old passport with my old name. Can I travel from India to Dubai using this visa?
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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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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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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 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? Is it possible to apply for a visa to Vietnam in say Khon Kaen (Thailand) from 15 of February to 13th of ...
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Slovak Passport Renewal in Australia

I'm an Australian PR (Permanent Resident). My passport from my birth country is about to expire. While we are still in lockdown in Victoria and cannot travel anywhere, I cannot travel to our embassy ...
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Renewing my Passport

I am currently in the USA, locked down do to the Covid-19 pandemic. I am from the Philippines, my Passport will expire in August. Do I have to renew my Philippines Passport before I can travel back to ...
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Will UK Immigration officers ask for a bank statement if I'm disabled?

I have read that in the UK, Ukraine, Germany, Thailand etc., a few hundred in cash, a credit card and a debit card are plenty enough for a US citizen, and that border officers will rarely ask for a ...
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Do I have to fill in the passport profiles of all family members, select all, and then fill in the declaration form once, in the Mobile Passport App?

So I was setting up the Mobile Passport App(for Us citizens and Canadians) for two of my relatives and it says you have to submit only one 'New Declaration' form for one family. There are two ...
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Double nationality requirements to travel to and from Brazil, 2019

I'm a Brazil and US national. Since the lift of US requirements for visa to travel to Brasil in 2019, do I still need my Brazil passport to enter and exit Brazil?
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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 ...