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Questions related to people native to any part of Switzerland.

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If I visit Iran, is there a risk of not being allowed to enter the USA anymore?

I would like to visit Iran as a tourist but I'd also like to visit the USA some time after. I know the relations between the two countries are bad. Is it likely that I'm not allowed to enter the USA ...
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Which countries are visa free for both Chinese and Swiss citizens?

I'm planning to meet my girlfriend. She's Chinese, while I'm Swiss. And we're having some trouble finding out which way would be the best to meet each other. Because we both would not like to tell our ...
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Is volunteer work allowed in the US while visiting under the VWP or a B1/B2 visa?

I am going to Santa Monica for 4 weeks to polish my English in July and would like to volunteer at the Planetary Society located in Pasadena. I am a Swiss citizen and have a biometric passport. ...
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Am I allowed to take a graphics card in my carry-on luggage?

As I will be travelling to the US in July, I was thinking of buying two graphics cards (R9 390X) over there and bring them back to Switzerland, as computer components are mostly a bit cheaper over ...
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Entering Canada - visa delays and tourist authorization

My fiancée and I are moving from Switzerland (residency and nationality: Switzerland) to Vancouver, BC, Canada in a week or so for five years with a student visa. The issue is that my fiancée might ...
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Is it possible to travel with the need for kidney dialysis?

A friend of mine needs regular kidney dialysis. Nevertheless, he loves to travel. However, during the last years, he wasn't on holidays, because of the regular need to go to a clinic for the dialysis. ...
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How much damage (cracks) is acceptable on a national identity card before it won't be accepted?

My Swiss identity card has a crack on about a third of its height, in the middle. I have no reason to believe the RFID chip is damaged. All information is still legible. Here's what the crack looks ...
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Do citizens of Switzerland need a visa to travel to Argentina?

I am a Swiss citizen and will be traveling to Argentina for 2 weeks. I would like to know if I will require a visa.
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Am I allowed to take an “All in One Water cooler” in my carry-on luggage?

This is a follow up question of Am I allowed to take a GPU in my carry-on luggage? During my stay in LA I will be checking if some graphics cards are cheaper in the US and if yes I would like to buy ...
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Can Europeans reset their “time in Canada” clock by visiting the US?

If a Swiss citizen comes to Canada and stays for 6 months, can they travel to USA for example, for a short period of time, and then return to Canada for another 6 months? How long must they stay out ...
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Crossing from Canada into the US with a rental car as a Swiss citizen: what do I need?

I am a Swiss (= not EU) citizen and I'm going to fly to Montreal, rent a RV and then cross into the US (Vermont). Since I won't be included in the ESTA program, what do I need in order to pass the US ...
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TWOV at Kuwait Airport

Being an aviation enthusiast, I love to fly and review different airlines. As I never had the pleasure to fly with Kuwait Airways, I'm considering to book a trip LHR-KWI-LHR for the sole purpose of ...
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How can we re-enter South Africa after an overstay and subsequent refused entry?

My children and I are Swiss expats living in Botswana. Easter holiday, April 2017, we went to Durban and, unfortunately, were only given 7 days but stayed for 10. The immigration officer stamped our ...
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ESTA (Going to Mexico and the US) [duplicate]

I am a Swiss citizen. I am planning on going to San Diego from Zurich on November 8-15. Would I be able to do a day-trip to Tijuana and then come back? The trip to Mexico would be by land. Would I be ...
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Dual citizenship, question about which one can I use [duplicate]

I have a Swiss passport and an American passport. My American passport is expired. So I am going home in 2 weeks to Switzerland and I am asking if I can come back, with a Swiss passport, to the United ...
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Can you go to a country with other passport when home citizenship is not allowed in country? [duplicate]

Currently, US citizens are somewhat banned from going to Iran. Even while US citizens are not banned, it is still a generally dangerous place to go as a US citizen. Switzerland, however, does have ...
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Transit Visa Dubai [duplicate]

I am traveling on a Swiss Passport from Johannesburg to Uk - via Dubai. Will I need a Dubai transit visa while doing my 2 hour stop over in Dubai. Thank you. Emil