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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.
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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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Transit Visa / Stopover in Istanbul

I am a US citizen traveling on Turkish Airlines I will have an 8-9 hour layover in Istanbul. How do I apply for a transit visa for this stop over?
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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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UK Tier 4 Student Visa - Empty Envelope Returned

I am in a bit of a bind with my UK Tier4 Student Visa and I am looking for some advice or if anyone has gone through something similar. Today my UPS return package arrived that supposedly contained ...
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Are there any special requirements to utilize the 144 hours Chinese Transit Visa?

I will be traveling to Beijing, China in January for 3 days. I did verify here that I qualify for the 72/144 hour visa free entry into China as a US Citizen. Do I need to do anything before I leave ...
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Entering Australia with Australian Passport Leaving with American

So I am a dual citizen currently residing in Australia, but I need to go home to America pretty much ASAP (2 days) due to family circumstances. I entered Australia on my now expired Australia passport,...
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Passport Expires March 31 2020 - Going to Italy

I have two questions. Would you be stopped if you went to Italy today as an American with a passport that expires March 31, 2020? Also, if you got your passport ten years ago and have since then ...
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Traveling to Spain as tourist before entering France on type D visa [duplicate]

I have a quick question that I have seen a variation of before but nothing that is similar to my situation (from what I have seen). I was issued a Type D multi-entry visa from France my study abroad ...
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Can I travel by air to Canada from Mexico with only a US birth certificate?

I'm an American citizen in Mexico and I want to fly to Canada. The only thing is that I only have my American Birth Certificate! I do not have any other ID. Canada says that American Citizens can ...
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US citizen making money online when in the UK as a tourist

I'm an American citizen currently in the UK as a tourist. I'm aware of the limitations that this comes with, but I'm trying to figure out if it's in any way possible for me to make money online whilst ...
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Electronic authorization for US passport holder born in Russia

I have a one-year old son. He was born in Russia, but has already an American passport. He also currently lives in Russia. Does I need to fill out an electronic authorization form for him to travel to ...
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Getting married in the US on ESTA with intent to return to foreign country [closed]

I am an American citizen. I would like to marry the German with whom I currently live in Germany, and intend to return here after the ceremony in the US with my family. I understand it such that we ...
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different arrival date in turkey than visa is for

So I'm a US citizen that's planning to be in Turkey from Nov 23 to Nov 28 of this year. It looks like the earliest arrival date I can currently select for a Turkish eVisa is https://www.evisa.gov.tr/...
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US resident traveling from Mexico to other country than USA [closed]

If a US resident travels from Mexico to other countries with other passport which hasn't shown to US immigration will US immigration be able to track the resident flight history?
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Can UK residents from eligible countries use the ePassport gates in the UK?

Now US citizens and more can use ePassport gates when coming to the UK, can UK residents that are US citizens use these gates? I notice that if you are a US citizen, coming to study for 6 months or ...
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Travel between Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam as US Citizen

I know this is more of a general/generic question. However, I want to make sure this is feasible before doing it. The plan is to fly into Chiang Mai, Thailand (from the US), and then fly to Luang ...
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Coded Landing Help [closed]

I’m a US citizen and have visited the UK 2-3 times a year for the last 6 years to visit my now husband. After a holiday in Europe, I had a layover in London. When landing, I told the IO this, and he ...
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US citizen traveling with Peruvian passport [duplicate]

I'm an American citizen. I was born in the US, however I came to visit Ecuador on an emergency basis using my Peruvian passport. I lost my US passport and had no time to get one before coming to ...
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Arriving in France before the start of a Student Visa. Can I go to the UK and come back to France?

I'm American and currently applying for a Student Long Stay Visa in France (>90 days; it's a 2 year Master's program). My visa appointment with the consulate is in mid-July. My school starts on ...
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Japan - Over 180 Days in 1 Year As Temporary Visitor [closed]

I am a US citizen with a US passport who enters Japan with 90 day temporary visitor waiver. I usually stay around 85-87 days per 90 day temporary visitor waiver. I have a lot of savings, don't work in ...
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Will I likely have trouble flying to Japan after a stay in China as a US Citizen?

I'm going to China for work (a conference) for about a week, and thought it may be nice to visit my friend in Japan for 2-3 days or so on the way back, especially with the reduced flight costs ...
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how soon can return to austria to be with my family after being here 90 days [duplicate]

Can I return to Austria in a few days to be with my daughter. I am a US citizen and have 2 yr leave to remain visa visa. My daughter needs me here in Austria. May I just say that my 2 year leave to ...
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American citizen overstayed visa in the UK and wants to return home. Some questions

I'm an American citizen and I've overstayed my visa in the UK for years now. I want to book my flight back to the US ASAP on my own dime but I have a some questions about traveling home. A lot of ...
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17 year old US Citizen traveling to Canada

I'll be traveling to Canada while I'm 17 (20 days from being 18) for a business conference and had questions about the page regarding "Minor children travelling to Canada". I currently don't live ...
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On attempting reentry with tourist pass after being rejected

I was rejected from entering Singapore today. I need some advice on how to re-enter. I was in Singapore for about 80 days on a tourist pass and then went to Johor Bahru in Malaysia for about 5 days. ...
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Can I visit the UK as a tourist before my Student Visa starts?

I planned a trip to Europe the month before my student visa starts but wanted to stop in the UK for 2 weeks before I continue traveling through Europe. Would I be allowed to enter the UK as a tourist ...
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Do I need a passport to return from Canada?

If I am a US citizen, do I need a passport to go visit Canada at Niagara Falls for 3 days and then reenter the USA?
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Entered UK using my now-lost UK passport; can I go to Spain using my US passport?

I am a dual US and UK citizen. I was born in the US, but my father is British and I have lived in the UK the last 4 years. I have a trip booked to Spain that leaves tomorrow and through a complicated ...
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Forgot passport for Alaska cruise (Anchorage to Vancouver)

I have a very recently issued Nevada driver’s license that’s probably “enhanced” but that’s the only ID I have on me. I forgot my passport at home. I’m in anchorage now and the cruise leaves this ...
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What travel documents do I need to travel to Germany from the US? [duplicate]

I am a US Citizen planning on traveling to Germany to visit some relatives in the military. I don't know what documents I need to have, and the last thing I want to do is show up at the airport (or ...
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Baby with American citizen father, travelling to America

I am an American citizen, living in Australia, with my wife (Australian citizen) and baby girl (born here in Australia). We are travelling to America in a few weeks. We have obtained an Australian ...
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How long can I stay in Europe as an EU citizen living in the US?

I am a dual citizen (US/Greece) currently living in the US and visiting Greece for three and a half months. I entered Europe through Germany using my US passport (the Greek one is in the process of ...
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Is it legal to meet with potential future employers in the UK, whilst visiting from the USA

One of my friends from the USA will be visiting the UK at some point using her visa free travel, she has previously been here before over the last few years. At some point in the future, she wants ...
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Can a US citizen travelling in the UK volunteer for 1 week?

I'll be visiting friends in the UK for 2 weeks (and then going back home to the US). They've invited me to volunteer with a childrens' summer camp for a week as I'm an educator in the States. I'd be ...
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Australian and US Passport - Travel to Ukraine from Germany

I flew into Germany in November 2018 and then applied for a working Holiday Visa in germany. I have this by now (a card saying Aufenthaltstitel/residence permit, valid until november 2019) and I would ...
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Can my American children re-enter the USA by International flight with a passport card, as their passport book has expired?

Their traditional passport book has expired. The consulate here is not giving me a solid reason why I need a more costly passport book. The Consulate says that passport cards are used by people ...
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Does a U.S. citizen need a transit visa for Belarus if traveling by train from Moscow to Warsaw?

I plan to travel from Moscow to Warsaw via Belarus by train. I am a U.S. citizen. Do I need a transit visa and where do I get one?
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Why does the US sometimes stamp its own citizens' passports?

I was once surprised to see a US admission stamp in a friend's US passport. However, I saw in another question that some Americans have their passports stamped often when entering the US, so this was ...
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Dual citizenship with the U.S. & Australia, but wwith only a U.S. passport

My children have dual citizenship US-Australia. Can we travel to Australia on US passports and ETAs?
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Passport expired - how can I attend a funeral in Canada?

I have a funeral of a family member in Canada and my passport has expired. Is there a way I can still go to the funeral? If so, what do I need to do? I am a U.S. citizen.
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Can my 2 children, aged 10 and 12, who are US citizens, travel to the USA on expired American passports?

My children are 10 and 12 years old. They are US citizens (no dual citizenship). There is no consulate or embassy on the island where I live (Guadeloupe). To renew the children's passports, I need to ...
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Duty for importing a ring from Slovenia into USA [closed]

I am a US citizen living abroad in Germany. I have purchased a ring online from Etsy and am traveling back to the US soon to propose to my girlfriend. The ring was paid for in USD (between 2500-3000), ...
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Vietnam e-visa and flight boarding (US Citizen)

On August 31, I am flying out of Washington, DC to Ho Chi Minh City, with a connection in Beijing (all via Air China). My connection will occur on September 1st, and by the time I arrive in Vietnam, ...
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As a dual citizen, my US passport will expire one day after traveling to the US. Will this work?

As a dual citizen, my US passport will expire one day after traveling to the US (May 4th). I will be staying for one week, flying back to Europe afterwards (where I am a resident). Can I enter with my ...
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Cathay Pacific overnight layover

I will be traveling from Bali to Hong Kong (Cathay Pacific) then have an overnight layover (17 hours) before my flight back to LAX (American). I am traveling on a U.S. passport. Is it possible to get ...
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Is there anything we could add or change to this cover letter for a UK Standard Visitor Visa?

Please see Standard Visitor Visa for US Citizen (I've forgotten my details!) TL;DR U.S Girlfriend refused entry to UK in Nov 2018 due to belief she'd overstay her 6 months in the UK but have made big ...
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Do I need to physically mail in my passport for UK visa?

I’m trying to apply for a UK visa and I have a few questions...my trip is for May 15th and I don’t want to spend thousands on applying for an expidited visa. Any help would be great, thx!
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Interested in visiting Uzbekistan

I am an American citizen interested in visiting Uzbekistan this summer. I have several questions. 1) If I am visiting for just a short period of time (3 days) for the exclusive purpose of visiting a ...
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How safe is it to go to Baghdad? [closed]

How safe is it to go to current day Baghdad as a tall American white dude who speaks only English? Safe in terms of bodily harm, abduction and/or robbery. Can I roam around in tourist areas of ...