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Dual-national British child with Italian mother. Which document can she use to travel to/from Italy on her own?

My child is British, 17 years old and born in the UK. As I am Italian she is a dual national. Can she travel to Italy on her own with her British passport or could she face problems? Last year she was ...
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ESTA “Is your travel to the US occurring in transit to another country”

I made a mistake on my US ESTA application. I plan to go to New York in 2 months time for a little birthday trip. On the ESTA TRANSIT question “Is your travel to the US occurring in transit to another ...
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Dual Passports: Advice on API and destination entry procedures

Many countries, such as Japan, now require API (Advanced Passenger Information) before travel. My wife is a dual passport holder (UK passport and Chinese passport with Japanese working permit). We ...
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British passport with water damage

I have a British passport. The last page and a few pages insid3 are damaged with water. The writing is clear and can be read easily, while the picture and ID details are intact. Can I travel to ...
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How long do I need to wait between ESTA applications? [duplicate]

I'm a UK citizen. I want to travel to the USA for a holiday and to see some friends. I've used an ESTA a few times in the past and it was fairly straightforward. However this time I'd like to spend ...
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Dual UK Australian national visiting Vietnam

I have dual Australian and UK citizenship/passports. I am leaving Australia, travelling to Vietnam, then returning to Australia after 13 days. I was planning to leave Australia with my Australian ...
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Renewing UK passport also holding an Irish passport

I am a British Citizen from birth but hold an Irish passport. My British passport has expired and I am trying to renew it. The passport office is asking that I send them my foreign passport. I don't ...
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Flying within Schengen with a British passport

I am a British national living in France with the post-Brexit titre de séjour (i.e., it never expires). I don't have any other kind of French ID, nor French nationality. Do I need my French titre de ...
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Is undertaking lab research on the USA Visa Waiver program allowed?

I am a UK medical student and wanted to do some lab research this summer. I got in contact with a university professor and sorted out a 11-week project at his lab. I also received a grant from a ...
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Can I leave South Africa before 90 days and go back for another month?

I’ve seen a similar question was asked a few years ago but I’m reposting it in case something has changed. I’m planning to be in South Africa for 3 months (visa-free), go back to my home country (UK) ...
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Does the EU stamp passports when travelling to and from Andorra?

My passport is starting to get quite full, but is still valid for several years. Later this year I expect to have to cross the Schengen / Andorra border several times. I know Andorra doesn't stamp ...
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When does my 90/180 days restart with German residence permit?

I'm a student on my university year abroad. I was in Germany, where I got a residence permit valid until 31st March 2024, but I got that issued on the 10th January. I had to complete the second part ...
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UK Citizen visiting Norway for a month volunteering

My son, a 26 year old English university student and bird watching fanatic is hoping to go to Norway for one month to a nature reserve to assist in bird ringing, migration monitoring and other related ...
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Travelling with two passports (same name) - which passport should be used for booking? [duplicate]

I need advice for my family's itinerary: China - Indonesia - UK - China. My kids have Chinese and UK passports. Can I book their tickets using only their Chinese passports? Exiting China with the ...
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Travel ban to South Africa. What can I do?

I was born and raised in South Africa and have been declared undesirable for 5 years. I didn't realise I could be banned! I didn't have a clue. I showed them my birth certificate and was told it's not ...
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Self-transfer at Istanbul Airport [duplicate]

I’ve been looking everywhere, however I have been unable to find an answer to this. On Thursday I arrive into Istanbul (IST) at 17.45 (BA) and my next flight is on Flyadeal at 21.35. I already have a ...
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UK citizen living in UK, contractor for US company. ESTA Requirements?

I'm a UK citizen who lives permanently in the UK I work as a self-employed contractor/consultant for a US company. I work for them primarily remotely from the UK, and the company sends my payments ...
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Travelling Europe with UK partner as Dutch citizen

My partner is a UK citizen and I'm a Dutch citizen but we both live in Australia. I'm wondering if the 90/180 Schengen rules apply to us if we are planning on visiting multiple EU countries for more ...
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ESTA or visa after past arrest and NFA (for a non CIMT offence) [duplicate]

I'm a UK citizen looking to travel to the US for the second time. I earlier travelled to the US almost 12 years back on a different passport on a B1/B2 visa before acquiring UK nationality. I have ...
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Long holiday in Spain, UK citizen with German husband

I am German, my wife is British. Normally I could go on a holiday to Spain for any amount of time, and my wife could go for up to three months. Would it be possible for my wife to stay more than three ...
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Will a visa be necessary for UK citizens to travel by bus to Paris?

We are traveling from London to Paris by bus, booked on a website called flixbus. It says on our booking reference that we need a visa, but as we are both British citizens and are from the UK, and are ...
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Can a British citizen travel from mainland China to Taiwan as a temporary resident of China without a special permit?

I'm a British citizen with only a British passport. I'm in mainland China on exchange, so I arrived with an X1 visa then applied for temporary residency, which expires in July 2024. I'd like to visit ...
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Procedure for obtaining Schengen visa

My wife and I are planning to visit Kos in Greece this summer. My wife is from Thailand and currently holds a Thai passport. We both reside in the UK. I am a UK citizen, my wife is here on a spouse ...
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Is the Emergency Travel Passport in France ONLY available to French citizens?

I am currently in France and have a permanent Carte de séjour. My brother has died suddenly in the UK and I need to go to his funeral in 11 days time. The UK passport I have applied for will probably ...
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Riyadh Airport Transit No visa?

I have a Wizz air flight that lands in Riyadh airport, then 2hrs 25mins later I have a Flynas flight to Mumbai. Can I transit directly to the different Terminal, and do I need a visa? I hold a United ...
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UK crew working on cruise ship in Schengen area: does Seaman's Book stop passport being stamped at airport on arrival in the country before boarding?

EDIT: Thank you to everyone who replied to my post. She has now sorted this out. It has been confirmed by someone who has been on board and knows the ropes that she will be stamped out before the ship ...
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Can I come to the UK if I marry a single mother [closed]

Can I come to the UK if I marry a single mother who has British citizenship, although am not the father of her child?
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Travel to US on one-way ticket using R B1 OCS Visa

I am travelling for work in the Gulf of Mexico on a R B1 OCS Visa. I wish to book a one-way ticket for now, and book my return closer to the date. Am I allowed to do this?
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Husband has dual citizenship Canada & UK. We reside in the UK. Will India let him in?

My husband has both U.K. and Canadian passports. We have a holiday booked to Goa in January. We reside in the UK. We're looking at the visa application: he has to declare his Canadian passport. ...
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UK citizen ESTA/VWP eligibility with previous arrest

I'm a UK citizen looking to travel to the US for the first time. I have been reading about the entry requirements and I am seeing conflicting rules/advice from different places regarding whether or ...
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Entry denial concern, travelling from UK to USA to see girlfriend after becoming newly unemployed

Earlier this year I travelled from the UK to visit my girlfriend who lives in the US. My employment is I look after my dad who is disabled, I receive benefits for this. I'm planning on visiting my ...
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Transit Visa at RUH Airport

I have tickets to go to Pakistan which are as follows: MAN-SOF-RUH-ISB (Manchester-Sofia-Riyadh-Islamabad) The stop over at RUH is only 1hr30mins and the airline is different from SOF-RUH to RUH-ISB ...
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Can I travel through Greece with UK emergency travel document/passport

I was traveling from South Africa to the United Kingdom through Greece.UK embassy and Greek Embassy prior to purchasing the ticket confirmed the emergency passport was valid for entry, transit and ...
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Time for self transfer at Okinawa Naha airport

I have a Hong Kong Airlines flight booked landing at Okinawa Naha airport at 15:00 on a Sunday. Our plans have changed slightly and we now want to fly immediately on to Ishigaki that same day. It'll ...
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Czech Republic registration requirements for UK citizens

I am planning to visit the Czech Republic later this year. Vacation, staying with friends and leaving CZ within 7 days of arriving. I am a UK citizen, with a passport that satisfies the entry ...
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UK and Australian dual national travelling in Europe

I hold UK and Australian citizenship/passport, and have entered Europe on my UK passport. I plan to leave Europe and head back to the UK after about 3 weeks stay, but will need to return to Europe ...
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Interrogated every time crossing UK Border as citizen

I am a UK citizen and full passport holder since birth. I now live full time outside of the UK, each time I visit the UK, my passport is rejected by the electronic passport gates and I am routed to a ...
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Do I need transit visa through Netherlands on a British passort and a Ghanaian citizenship card? [duplicate]

I'm travelling on a British passport to Ghana with a Ghanaian citizenship card through the Netherlands. Do I need an airport transit visa?
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I'm from the UK travelling to meeting my Girlfriend for the first time who is from the US. How will I get on going through CBP?

So I've got my ESTA and passport. I will be getting my flight ticket, travel insurance and vaccinations soon. My current 'employment' is that I care for my dad who is disabled. But I've arranged that ...
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Is it okay for me to sponsor my husband to UK for 6 months

I was told me or my mum could not sponsor my husband to the UK for 6 months by a lawyer and that he must sponsor himself, but this isn’t possible as his bank account was only made 2 months ago and his ...
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Using a foreign passport in the UK as a British citizen

I have an expired British passport and an EU passport that is still valid. I live in the UK. Can I continue using my European passport without renewing the British one when going in and out of the ...
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New Zealand working holiday visa medical requirements - UK citizen

I'm trying to find what medical examination and certification I need for the New Zealand working holiday visa as a UK citizen. The only information I can find is here. This says that applicants "...
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If I come from UK and I have travellers cheque how can I convert it at Mumbai airport

I am British citizen and I have a travellers cheque of 30000 thousands euro. How can I convert my travellers cheque into Indian rupees at Mumbai airport? What are the rules and regulations? If I can't ...
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Is my passport considered too damaged to fly?

I have just checked my passport before I leave the UK to go on holiday this weekend (6 days time). I noticed there was a bit of breakfast bar stuck to the back of the bio-data page and this has caused ...
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What visa covers me for remote working in the US whilst on holiday?

I am planning on going to the US for a month to visit a friend who lives there. The main purpose of this trip is for a vacation. However, my employer (UK based) are happy for me to work remotely from ...
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Travelling to the UK from Argentina with a company computer bought in the US - will I pay VAT at UK border?

I live between the UK and Argentina, but I am only a legal resident in the UK. I have a LTD company in the UK which I used to purchase a laptop (~4000USD) in New York (travelling Buenos Aires to New ...
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Travelling in Schengen with UK passport

I’m a dual Irish and British passport holder, and due to travel from Amsterdam to Slovenia - usually I would travel with my Irish passport but due to circumstances I only have my UK passport available ...
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Visa required for transfer through Amsterdam airport [duplicate]

I'm a UK citizen travelling from Aberdeen UK to Thailand through Amsterdam. Do I need a visa for a 2-hour layover in the Amsterdam airport? Both flights are KLM and are in/out of AMS. Do I need a ...
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Dual citizen (Australia and UK) with different surname on each passport. Which passport do I use to book and to travel? [duplicate]

I have dual citizenship (Australia & UK). Both passports have a different surname. The first and middle names are identical in both passports. I’m planning a return trip from Australia to the UK. ...
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Tourist Visa to USA for UK Citizen - What is the process?

I am a UK Citizen currently living in India. I was born in India and after 5 years of continous stay in UK, I became a naturalised citizen of UK. I have a valid ESTA and can travel to the USA, but ...
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