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Passport scanner problem [duplicate]

I have a question and concern on the passport scanner issue. It happened at South Korea airport. Before I went to luggage inspection, I have to scan the passport with airport staff and when my ...
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Being a citizen of a country but not having the passport of that country

What are the possible consequences of entering a country as a citizen (with dual citizenship) but without having the passport of that country? I have seen some questions that ask which passport to use ...
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Documents needed for travel to neighboring country while passport is already endorsed for entry with valid Schegen Visa

Is it mandatory for one to carry the original passport all the time while cross Liechtenstein to Austria for a day break and also carry the Driving licence and IDP?
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I’m a dual US/UK citizen. Can I still enter the UK temporarily on my US passport?

I came to the UK as a US citizen, got indefinite leave to remain, and have just become a naturalised UK citizen. However, I am scheduled to travel abroad in a few days, and do not have time to apply ...
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Brothers using e-gates - one is successful, the other is not

My brother and I often travel together and we both have biometric passports. We are not twins but we do look alike, I wear glasses whereas my brother doesnt. However, whenever we arrive at a ...
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Receptionist took a copy of my passport

This is my first visit in the UK. I'm from UE. A receptionist in a hostel I am staying took a picture of my passport (of the page with my picture and all my personal data). I understand that the ...
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What passport to enter for flight with dual citizenship? [duplicate]

I hold both a British and Russian dual citizenship, holding two passports. I am soon going on a flight to Russia and am not sure what passport to enter in the Advanced Passenger Information section. ...
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US Visa on Old Passport with Cancelled Stamp

I have a US B1/B2 visa on my old passport. The old passport has a cancelled stamp on the second page. The visa is still intact with no physical damage. My new passport is of the same type and has the ...
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My national passport

I am a US asylee, and I have green card and USA travel document. I want to travel to UAE , and since UAE doesn't accept travel document can I use my national passport?
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Need name correction in my passport but I have a valid b1 visa

I got my passport made in Pune and they added my father's first and middle name to my name in it. My father's name is Girdhar Prasad Shrivastava and may name is Anita Srivastava. However, they made it ...
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Travel from USA to Mexico as a refugee document holder - Can I use my home country passport?

My wife is an asylee. Status was granted. Still waiting on I-485. She has a travel document and we want to visit Mexico for vacation. Mexican consulate will issue entrance visa but my wife is getting ...
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Flying within Mexico with no passport [closed]

Do I need a passport if I’m flying out of Tijuana to Mexico City? I will be driving into Tijuana and not using the CBX bridge
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Why are so many electronic passport gates kept closed?

I travel by plane on average 3-4 times per month, mainly in Europe. One thing I have noticed is that despite the advantages offered by electronic passport gates, on almost every occasion and at almost ...
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I received a non straightforward email regarding my UK Visa application

Last year I applied for a PLAB 1 visa and got a refusal, this time I improved all my circumstances in regards to Reasons For Refusal mentioned in the refusal letter of last year and about 6 days ago I ...
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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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Does India require 2 blank passport pages, if you already have a visa in your passport?

In common with many folks here, I'm running rather short on blank passport pages. Specifically, I'm down to just 1 blank page left (plus a bunch of half-filled ones) Looking on the UK.Gov site for ...
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Can you get a new US passport without reporting it to the police first?

In the US, to get a new US passport when your old passport was lost, can you show up to a passport agency and get a new one (even the day of) without first reporting your passport lost to the police? ...
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How long to get a new passport in the US?

If I am in the US, am US citizen with a US passport, and my passport was lost, how long would it take to get a new one, if I can spend a lot of money? I see services online such as "rushmypassport", ...
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Can I travel to European countries with the Irish passport and without destination Visa?

I know that Ireland is in the European Union but not in the Schengen Area. My question is when I get my Irish passport, can I travel to countries in Europe (or most of them that are in Schengen Area) ...
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Can you stay in Paris (OUTSIDE airport) for 24hr or less for transit with a Canadian visitor visa?

So I have a trip back to the middle east from Canada in December and I was thinking of choosing the transit phase to be in Paris. Since I find staying in the airport so tiring, I was thinking of ...
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Can I enter Canada in October 2019 with a passport that expires in February 2020? [duplicate]

Can I enter Canada from the US in October 2019 with my US passport that expires in February 2020? I can not find specific requirements since the new rules were implemented. A link or website address ...
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Mother’s name and DOB different on her old USA tourist visa and passport

I just moved to USA from Pakistan like 6 months back. My husband is a US citizen and I am a US green card holder (permanent resident). I am pregnant now and I really want my family to be here with me ...
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Transit 6 hours with passport validity less than 2 months

I am prepared to fly to Maldives from Bali next week and the major issue for me is my passport validity is less than 2 months. The tour package is already booked and not refundable. I have two options ...
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How will Ireland and Irish passports be affected by Brexit [closed]

How Will Ireland and associated Irish passport be affected by Brexit?
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Leaving the USA for 10 yrs when you have asylum

My family and I fled Country X (not important which) as refugees. They went to Morocco (which is not Country X). I came to the USA on a student visa and then applied for asylum. I got my asylum ...
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Passport - tiny rip on the edge of my passport page

I have a brand new Philippine passport. All of the pages are crisp and my bio page is perfectly fine. On Sept 1, returning to Canada from the US (I have a Canada Permanent Resident card), an ...
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What does it mean when a counselor asks for a copy of a passport bio [duplicate]

Thank you for your email. We are currently reviewing your case. To be able to move forward with the visa application, please send us a copy of your current passport bio data page.
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Should the name on ticket be as per passport or as per visa

My cousin is planning to visit me in USA and has B1/B2 visa approved. Her name on passport goes as: FIRST NAME - AAA LAST NAME - BLANK whereas that on her visa goes as: FIRST NAME - FNU LAST ...
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Non-ECR category for an Indian Passport, without birth certificate, class 10 cert. and tax returns

I am applying for a new Indian Passport for my dad. Since he is above 50, the website is taking Non-ECR category by default. The problem is my dad does not have the following documents: No birth ...
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Entering the US with dual citizenship but US passport is long expired?

I have a European passport which is currently valid (born in Europe) and a US passport (parents are American) which expired a while back (issued before I turned 16). Because of this I don't think I ...
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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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Indian Passport back cover torn a bit. Can it get accepted? [duplicate]

I got some minor damage(torn marks) to back side cover due to accidental spilling of glue stick. The last cover page got stick to its previous page. When I try to separate them it got torn a bit. Is ...
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Chinese Tourist Visa was stamped on observation page? [duplicate]

I just picked up my passport today at the Chinese Consulate, and realized my visa was stamped on one of the three observation pages on my passport after I came home. I'm not sure whether I need to get ...
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Can I extend a minor's US passport before its expiry?

A US minor's passport still has 2 years remaining, however, is it possible to preemptively extend it, anticipating a foreign relocation?
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African passport+EU national ID [duplicate]

As per title, I'm a dual national, and I'd like to travel in Morocco with Moroccan passport and Italy with national ID (or passport in case required). So basically, as far as dual citizenship is ...
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Embassy stamped the last (empty) page of the passport

I have recently received a visa from Ireland. I have just noticed that they stamped the very last blank page with the embassy stamp (it says "Embassy of Ireland" and has the location of the mission). ...
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Can I renew my USA passport book and passport card separately?

My passport book and card are expiring in 6 months, and I'd like to renew them, but I have a couple (land-entry) trips to Canada coming up that I'd like to use my passport card for. Is it permissible ...
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Can you board the plane when your passport is 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(departure time). (...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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