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Obtaining a long-stay / long-term visa to UK or EU as a US citizen [closed]

I am a US citizen wanting to study full time (year-round for up to 3 years) at a fine art atelier or a 19th century curriculum art academy in either the EU or the UK. As it stands in my research, I'...
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Crossing from rocky point to US [closed]

I am currently in rocky point and wanna go back to the US tomorrow for My baby’s baby shower. I would usually just cross with my ID and birth certificate because I lost my passport a while back even ...
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What's the best and fastest way to bring my Syrian fiance who lives and works in Poland to the United States? ( I'm a US citizen) [migrated]

I'm a US citizen (29) and I met my Syrian fiance (31) years ago when we were at school in Syria. After the war, we had to split up - He now lives and works in Poland for a large technology company ...
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Does TSA Precheck work when US citizens are exiting the US on a registered foreign passport?

I have Global Entry via my United States citizenship. During the application, they asked me to declare all foreign citizenships I have and to take those passports with me to the interview (where they ...
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How long must a US passport be valid when visiting Brazil?

I am planning to visit friends in Brazil in March 2020. My US passport expires in May 2020. From what I can gather online, Brazil requires passports to be valid for six months after arrival if you ...
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Will my boyfriend have any issues at UK border? [closed]

My boyfriend plans to come visit me in the UK next year. He is from the US so no visa required. He will be staying with me for 4 weeks in the UK. First 2 weeks, then we will travel Europe for around 3 ...
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Can a dual citizen enter Brazil with an expired Brazilian passport?

I have dual citizenship, American and Brazilian. Can I travel to Brazil with an expired Brazilian passport, and return to the US with my American passport?
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Back from Canada to US without passport

I am a US citizen traveling to Canada from the US on short notice, within the next two weeks (unsure if by land or by air). I do not have a passport. I may or may not be able to obtain a passport ...
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Passport validity for a US & Israel dual-citizen returning to the US [duplicate]

We are Israeli citizens residing in the US on work visas. Our daughter is a citizen of both the US and Israel. We are travelling from the US to Israel and back soon. Since our daughter is a dual-...
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When does three months departure on long-stay visa to France begin?

I'm applying for a long-stay visa to France from the U.S. I read you must depart 3 months after application, but also am told it can take 1-2 months for application to be accepted, then need to do the ...
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Does a US Citizen need a visa to leave the Istanbul airport?

I am traveling from the United States and my layover in Istanbul is 24hrs (Turkish Airlines). Do I need a visa to leave the airport? If so how much is it?
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Refund of Turkish Airlines Tickets for medical reasons [duplicate]

I was hospitalized and doctor didn't allow me to fly, shall I get the refund? It was Turkish Airlines. We were four in the family. Since I was not able to fly, they couldn't.
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Can dual US-Canadian citizens travel to the US with an expired US passport but valid Canadian passport?

My kids are dual Canadian-US citizens and will be travelling from Israel to Canada via the US. If their US passport is expired (but their Canadian one is valid) can they travel on their Canadian ...
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Use of the dual citizenship (US and Canada) with revoked passport

I have a dual citizenship. I had a pending tax liability with the IRS who confiscated my US passport. The US district court obliged me to pay $ 1,000/ month since 2013, and I did it religiously. I did ...
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2 Different Passports - One with 1 surname, the other with 2 surnames

I have a US passport and a Mexico passport. My US passport has only 1 surname, but my Mexican passport includes my mothers maiden name as a second surname. I want to purchase my US -> Mexico flight ...
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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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Will I have issues obtaining an Indian visa as a Pakistani-American?

I think the title sums it up pretty well but I am planning on travelling to India for a friend's wedding in January and wanted to know if I would have any issues obtaining a visa. This might be an odd ...
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I didn't do any exit passport control when leaving Japan. What should I do?

I left Japan today on a 3 month tourist visa (I am a US citizen). I guess I was following some other people, or perhaps even I was just waved on, but I didn't speak with the exit passport controller ...
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Do I need a visa to change planes in India?

I live in NYC. In November, I am taking a vacation to the Maldives, using United miles. The route I am taking is UA from EWR to Zurich. 4 hour layover in Zurich and then flying Swiss to Delhi. 4 ...
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How to get a visa to Iran as a US Citizen?

I am a us citizen I want to travel to Iran in 3 months to meet up with someone I have been talking to for sometime. we both thought it would be nice to finally meet. I also want to see the beautiful ...
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Can a US citizen live and work remotely in the UK for a month?

I am a US citizen. I run my own software company that serves US citizens so I am essentially self-employed. I would like to visit London for fun and work on my US-based company while living there for ...
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Already looking for work in EU, but want to also engage in tourism

I'm a US citizen in between jobs right now and also in a long distance relationship with someone in the EU. I've been looking for work in the US and the EU right now, and am hoping to get a job that ...
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How to Transfer OCI Sticker from expired US passport to new US passport

My elderly relative is a naturalized US Citizen (since 1970) from India. In 2012 he got OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) Booklet Sticker attached to his US Passport This relative recently renewed ...
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One day visit to Istanbul Turkey during International travel [duplicate]

I am a US citizen traveling from Kathmandu to US through Istanbul, Turkey. I have a 19 hour layover in Istanbul. Can I visit the area near the airport or stay in a near-by hotel while in transit? Are ...
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Madrid to London w/ Expired 90/180 days stay as US citizen

I’m an American citizen visiting Spain on a 90 day tourist visa. My tourist visa expires on the 17th of September, but I was only able to book an affordable flight to the UK from Madrid a week after ...
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Is it possible to get a US visa for my Syrian husband? [duplicate]

I'm a Syrian/US citizen living in Syria, and I plan to marry my boyfriend soon. Is it possible for him to get a US visa 11 after we are married despite trump's travel ban?
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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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Entry to Europe Visa denial

I was a non-US citizen when I was denied entry to Europe 15 years ago due to my low income back then, now I'm a US citizen and I don't require a visa to European countries anymore. I have a flight ...
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Permesso is not ready and student visa is expired

I studied for one year in Italy and my student visa is now expired. I applied for my permesso but due to some lost documents at the questura it wasnt ready for pickup until after I left for holidays ...
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How can I locate a missing person abroad?

A good friend of mine is currently traveling through Europe by himself for a month. We've been chatting pretty regularly throughout the trip, but since Friday no one I know has heard from him. We're ...
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Schengen Visa Extension - Important Personal Reasons

My US citizen step daughter is taking a study abroad semester in Europe in Schengen visa countries. The program is exactly 90 days so she will exhaust the period allowed for her to stay taking this ...
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Dublin to Belfast by bus. Where do I get my passport stamped [duplicate]

I'm an American, traveling from Dublin to Belfast by bus. Where do I get my passport stamped to prove that I have left Ireland (I will have stayed 90 days here) and to show the beginning date for my ...
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Can board a plane to Cameroon without a Cameroonian visa?

I am a naturalized American citizen of African descent. I speak and write French fluently though I am an anglophone. Would I be allowed on an Air France flight departing from New York to Cameroon, ...
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How can a former citizen get a proof of name change for a chinese visa application? [closed]

I'm a former chinese citizen who has became an US Citizen. I want to apply for a visa to go visit China again but I went through a name change during the naturalization process for my US citizenship. ...
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Can you get two Turkish e-Visa Single Entry Visas within a one month period?

My wife and I are travelling to Istanbul. She has a Pakistani passport and a green card for the US, so we were able to get single entry visa for her. But the issue is that we are planning to travel ...
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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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Applying for visa after entry refusal (full time student) [duplicate]

I was denied entry last year for insufficient funds (I was trying to stay for 6 months to be with my boyfriend...I know, what a great plan) So anyways, I was told I am welcomed back but should wait at ...
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Will the UK deny my entry because of too many successive visits? [closed]

I am a 20 year old American university student. I have a boyfriend who is a Scottish national. I traveled to the UK on March 16th to March 24th and from June 25th to August 10th. Now, I am planning to ...
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Do you have to provide fingerprints when travelling to Bali? Do I need a visa? [closed]

I am looking to travel to Bali in the coming months. Do foreigners have to provide fingerprints when travelling to Bali? Is a visa required?
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Schengen Visa Italy: i94 meets 3 month criteria but visa expires 10 days prior

I am applying for Schengen Visa through Italian consulate in San Francisco. The 90-day criteria for leaving the Schengen area with valid US stay is fulfilled exactly by I-94 date but the stamped H1 ...
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What country am I travelling from if there's a layover for visa application?

I'm applying for an Egyptian visa and the website to do so (Egypt e-Visa Portal) is asking for the country that I'm traveling from. So let's say I was a United States citizen that was going to spend ...
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Can I extend minors US passport before its expiry?

US minor's passport still has 2 years remaining, however it is possible to preemptively extend it anticipating a foreign relocation?
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Crossing european borders by land

I'm an American in Ireland, I'm going to be entering the UK and then France by land. I heard if traveling by bus or car many European borders don't have custom stops when entering. How do I get my ...
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Is there a Schengen area database that can see past travel in the Schengen area?

My 18 year old American niece has been traveling all through the Schengen area for the past 65 days. She is coming home to the states this week (departing from Vienna) to get a brand new US passport. ...
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Can a minor US citizen travel into and out of country?

If US citizen child has relocated abroad, with his/her non US-citizen parents. Minor wants to visit US and return back to his/her parents. 1) Is there an age limit to travel alone eg: should be ...
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UK tourist visa for Americans 180 days in / 60 days in

I'm an American entering the UK on a 180 day tourist visa. Are the 180 days (or less) consecutive days? Is it then 30 days out consecutive?
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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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Do I need to apply for an Oman visa one month in advance?

I'm looking at this question and I'm trying to understand the procedure for a tourist visa for Oman. While my question is similar it's a bit different. I will have a 20 hour layover in January (the ...
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Does a US passport holder need an eTA to fly to Canada?

I have a US passport. Do I need an eTA to fly from the US to Toronto Canada and on to Quebec City City Canada? I am going on a Holland America cruise at Quebec City.