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Does a UK citizen with US residency need any paperwork to travel to UK and back?

My son holds a UK passport. He is married to an american girl and has a daughter and has lived in America for around 15 years. He is a legal resident. What paperwork does he need to travel to the UK ...
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do I need to pass through passport control in transit with Swiss Air London to Hurghada in Egypt?

Need to know as UK passport holder and have used up my 90 days in 180 within the Schengen area. Thanks, Haydn
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Travel to UK (vacation) with British Wife on pre-Brexit German Residence Card without visitors visa

Framing our situation: Live in Germany, Berlin Wife is British (Dual Citizen) We arrived AUG 2019 - so pre-Brexit Family are South African passport holders All of us have Aufenthaltsdokument-GB ...
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I am British, my children hold EU passports, which queue should we join at an EU airport?

I have checked this question and this question as well, but neither fits our case. My children are SEND if that makes any difference.
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Travel to Germany [duplicate]

Hi a little complicated one, I have dual British and Portuguese citizenship, and live in England. I am looking at working on rotation in Germany at 2 weeks a time, can I travel to Germany out of ...
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Can I return to Thailand to use the airport

I'm looking to travel around southeast Asia at some point, and flights to and from Thailand from home are the cheapest. Am I allowed to fly into Thailand, spend 30 days there as a visa-exempt UK ...
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How to link a renewed UK passport to Australian visa

I have just renewed my UK passport and it is now not linked with my Australian visa. I live in Australia. I have tried to tell home affairs but unable to get through. Does anyone know if it is ...
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Travel to US from UK via Portugal – recently recovered from Covid

I am travelling from UK to Portugal with TAP on 22nd March, spending one night in Lisbon, then travelling to San Francisco on 23rd March. I recently had Covid (positive test on 23rd February) and am ...
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Was I incorrectly denied boarding due to passport extensions?

I was supposed to be travelling to Norway from the UK for work this week from Stansted Airport by RyanAir, but was denied boarding at the gate. The reason given was that my passport, which has a ...
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How does Spanish residency affect travel to France

I am an Irish passport holder so European and my wife is british. We are obtaining Spanish residency. How will this affect my wifes time in France will it be limited to 90 days and will the time in ...
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Should my friend with a drug offense as a minor apply for US visa waiver?

My friend is a UK citizen, and when she was 17 she was present in the house of a drug dealer when police raided it. I'm not clear on all the legal technical details, but my understanding is that she ...
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Staying for more than 90 days in the US with a British passport

I have a British Passport and would like to visit my sister in the USA, but would like to stay for longer than 90 days. How would I go about this?
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Put mothers wrong place of birth on online British passport application, how can I correct it? [duplicate]

I put my mothers place/town of birth as Br****** instead of De****** I’ve contacted them but yet to get a response, will my application be rejected or could this be corrected with a letter or a ...
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Advice about staying in South Africa

I am a UK Citizen with a South African partner and we have a house in Cape Town. I visit on a Tourist Visa as I have a business in London and children and need to return every three months to work and ...
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Is visiting family counted as Tourism in the new lockdown rules?

Parts of the EU are bringing in new rules and going into lockdowns, most flights are continuing to run as normal but entry for tourism is suspended. The first to do this was Austria but other ...
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Are pharmacies/stores selling general toiletries open airside in Terminal 1, Frankfurt

I’m due to fly Lufthansa/Condor from Manchester > Frankfurt > Holguin on 19 December, transiting airside. Does anyone know what pharmacies/stores selling general toiletries are open airside in ...
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Can I enter the UK using my British Citizenship certificate without having a British passport?

I have recently just naturalised as a British citizen, however, it will take 7-10 weeks to get a British passport in which I would have to send my current Australian passport and Citizenship ...
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Possible problems for British resident of Spain travelling in Schengen area?

I am a UK citizen who now has residence in Spain, which is part of the Schengen area of (more or less) the EU. Since Brexit I have been able to travel between the UK and Spain and vice versa by ...
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Do I need a PCR test for travelling from UK to Poland

I'm going to be travelling to Poland soon for a week but I can't work out if I need to get a PCR test for traveling? I'm fully vaccinated (with proof) Travelling via air (RyanAir) Filling in a ...
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Is an in-progress visa application a problem for getting a visa waiver?

A friend who is a UK citizen is planning to visit me in the US in November, when the Covid travel restrictions will get changed. Due to a miscommunication, she mistakenly began the process of applying ...
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Legality of being an extra/actor for Bollywood as a tourist?

I've heard on some websites (including this one) how easy it may be to become an extra for a Bollywood film. Obviously, it involves being paid. What's the legality of this for a tourist and can ...
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Can I visit my father in the USA?

My father is a resident in the USA, California. I'm a Polish national, resident in the UK. I've had one jab of the Pfizer vaccine (so partially vaccinated). Can I fly to the USA for a few weeks and ...
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Travel To France from UK via Eurotunnel after June 9th [closed]

UK citizens (ourselves included) will be looking to use the Eurotunnel after June 9th when France says it will allow open travel. Will the NHS App (with vaccination status) allow entry to France ...
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Getting from Bangladesh to Malaysia with current restrictions

I'm a UK citizen, two-shot vaccinated against COVID-19, now in Chattogram, Bangladesh. I really want to leave Bangladesh and return to my family in Malaysia. I just can't figure my way through the ...
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Overstayer in Greece to apply for passport [closed]

I'm fully Greek and my son is British. We came back in Greece for a long stay, until end of October. My son's 90 days are up 3rd of June. We do have an appointment at the Special Registry of Athens(...
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Post Brexit EU travel over 90 days

My husband has an Irish passport and I have a UK passport. We would like to travel together to Spain for 6 weeks in October/November, and to Tenerife for 2 x 5 weeks stays in December to March. As ...
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Does having no exit record from the UK on my passport risk my visa application for re entering?

I have fairly some complicated questions that cast doubt on my process of applying for a student visa in the UK. I hope you read till the end to understand my situation and apologize in advance for ...
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My BNO passport lists my other passports under "observations." Must I bring those other passports whenever I use the BNO one?

HM Passport Office has issued me a British National (Overseas) passport. I also have a Hong Kong passport, but I do not have actual British citizenship, any UK Visa, nor right to abode in the UK. As ...
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UK international travel restrictions November 2020

Regarding the latest international travel restrictions, the UK government has said that all international travel is banned, unless for 'legitimate' reasons. Obviously a holiday etc would be off the ...
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Banned from the US for five years due to history of prostitution in my home country, what are my options?

In August 2019, I attempted to enter the US from the UK (I am a UK citizen) and was swiftly denied admission after the border control officers discovered that I had previously worked as a prostitute ...
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Travelling to US with criminal records

I’m a British citizen with a UK criminal record for aggravated assault back in 2011, hoping to enter the US for tourism. Anyone in similar situation who can advise on my entry eligibility?
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UK citizen married to an Irish citizen. How much time can I spend in the EU after Brexit?

My wife has dual nationality British and Irish (with a British and Irish passport) I only have a British passport. We like to travel around Europe in our Motorhome between Jan and June. Would I need a ...
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Can a UK permanent resident with Israeli passport enter Russia?

I have a dual citizenship - British and Israeli. I'm currently studying and living in the UK. I want to go to Russia to visit my family (I have some family which I haven't seen in a while). Since ...
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Do transit visitors to Canada require a Quarantine Plan during Covid?

I am a UK citizen planning on transiting through Canada on September 27th on my journey from Mexico City to London Heathrow. I have 2 hours planned in Toronto, and so do not plan to leave the airport ...
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Can I travel back to the UK from Middle East with transit in Amsterdam with 4 months left on my British passport?

Can I travel back to the UK from Middle East with transit in Amsterdam with 4 months left on my British passport ?
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Is there anything I could do to get Kiwi.com to give me a new route to not have a 13hr layover? [closed]

My parents are abroad and they got an email that on their return flight the tickets have changed causing their layover to change from 2hrs to 13h 25m. The ticket says "13h 25m layover protected ...
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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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UK to Finland (and back) by road during COVID-19

I'm seeking confirmation about the permissibility of a journey I'm planning to make from the UK to Finland via road and ferry. For a bit of background, I'm a UK citizen emigrating to Finland from the ...
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Travelling with EEA Swiss partner

I am a U.K. citizen, living in the UK with my Swiss partner for 20 years. After Brexit, I will be a third-country national (non-EU), can I accompany my EEA partner in the Schengen area? As we are not ...
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Using 2 Passports on rotation

I have a UK passport and a New Zealand passport. Assuming UK is no longer part of the EU, and UK passport holders are allowed visa-free visits to the Schengen Area for 90 in 180 days just like NZ ...
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Arriving from Myanmar by Finnair via Helsinki to Geneva Airport. British passport is it permitted to go directly to France, second residence?

Work contract completed after 5 years in Yangon. Want to travel from Myanmar by Finnair via Helsinki to Geneva Airport. British passport is it permitted to go directly to France, second residence? We ...
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Flying to India - visa and country closure

I intend to travel to India on 20th July. My current visa runs out on the 7th July so I'd obviously need to apply for a new one. Can I do that before my current one expires?
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Does applying for the Diversity Green Card lottery affect future tourist visits to the US, if you don't win? [duplicate]

I was born in Albania (but have British Citizenship). If I apply for a Green Card (through the Green Card lottery) and was unsuccessful, would I have issues later if I just wanted to travel to the US ...
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British citizen without e-passport wishing to visit USA in 2021

My best friend holds a British passport and is travelling to the USA next year, but he doesn't have an e-passport. Can he apply for a US visa instead of travelling under the Visa Waiver Program?
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How to get insurance after trip extended due to flight cancellation, when existing insurance refuses to extend?

My wife (a UK passport holder) is in New Zealand and had her Emirates flight to Heathrow cancelled. Now her insurance company (Brokersure) will not extend her cover as she cannot get a flight until ...
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Who to contact regarding exit date stamped in passport?

I am a British citizen currently in Tuguegarao (northern Philippines) with no way of getting back to Manila to catch my return flight to UK on 21st March (all domestic flights from Tuguegarao, buses ...
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How to get visa to stay longer in US?

We have a Florida property and want to spend 4 months there in order to miss the cold British winters. Is it easy to get a visa for this?
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I'm from the UK and think I might have overstayed in the USA [closed]

I am going to the usa in April and ive applied for a esta visa though the waiver programme and got it approved but what im concerned about is around 12-13 years ago i think i might have over stayed ...
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Can I return to Australia after serving an entry ban due to a prior overstay? [closed]

I am English and I left Australia in 2015 upon which I received a ban for 3 years for overstaying my welcome, even through I was granted a visa (or what I thought was sponsorship visa for 5 years). ...
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If I use a Mauritius passport to go from U.K. to Paris and then Paris to U.K. will I have problems getting back? [duplicate]

I am born in the U.K. if I bring my birth certificate is that good evidence that I’m from the uk. Either by Eurostar or flight
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