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Questions tagged [us-citizens]

For questions specifically about people travelling with US passports.

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Can I get a new U.S. passport sent to a U.S. consulate overseas after leaving the US with a different passport (dual citizenship)?

My child has dual US and German citizenship, we live in the US. Her US passport expired, the German one is still valid. Her new passport might not be ready in time for our travel plans. Judging from ...
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How to lift a lifetime ban from Canada due to marijuana?

My husband was "banned for life" for entry into Canada for having marijuana on him back in the 90's. We had completely forgotten about this when we traveled to Toronto some years back, but were ...
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I'm a dual citizen (Australian/US) traveling to India with an Australian passport and visa. US passport hasn't arrived yet! How to get back in?

I'm traveling to India for the holidays. I've booked the trip and visa on my Australian passport information. I recently became a US citizen and applied for a US passport. It still hasn't come in yet....
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Can I, underage, get a US passport with consent from both parents, but without either present?

I am under age 16. The research I did says that if a parent isn't able to come in person to the passport office, then they need to fill out Form DS-3053 and have it notarized. But what if neither ...
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US citizen denied entry to the UK; will it go away if I renew my passport or get an enhanced drivers license?

I was denied entry to the UK due to unpaid house sitting (though I was originally let in for 45 days the first time after telling them I was house sitting). There’s a big ol’ X in my passport now ...
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Travel to US while UK Tier 2 visa extension is under review?

I am a US citizen working in the UK. I have just applied to extend my UK Tier 2 general visa and have gone to the appointment to take my fingerprints/photo and scan my passport and current BRP. My ...
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Visiting the U.K. for three months will I have issues at IO? [closed]

So I’m in a long distance relationship and I’ll be visiting my boyfriend for 3 months. I’ve been in the U.K. before with no issue but that was only for two weeks. I’m a single person. I have a dog, ...
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Which passport should I show for my son traveling to UK? American or British? [duplicate]

I am American, my husband is Brotish, and my 3 month old son has both british and american passports. I will be traveling with him to visit my husband in the UK for 4 months with no Visa, and then ...
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After my Korean C-4 visa expires, can I re-enter immediately as a visa-free national? [closed]

I hava question in regards to my current work visa in Seoul South Korea. I am a US citizen in Seoul, South Korea, on a C-4 work visa that will expire next week. If don't have a employer to renew or ...
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Cancelled unused Russian tourist visa

Until recently I have travelled to Russia frequently - on regular tourist visas in my USA passport. The last time I travelled, the Embassy issued my visa for wrong dates (in my application I requested ...
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Are state-issued non-driver photo IDs acceptable as “Primary Photo ID” for a US passport application?

There's a list of accepted types of primary and secondary photo IDs at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/requirements/identification.html. One of the options there, listed under "...
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Can I get a UK Standard Visitor Visa at the border?

I'm a musician, and I'll be traveling to the UK in February 2019 to perform. I've done this previously (in 2018) on a Performer Visa. It looks like the regulations have since changed though. While I ...
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How do I travel as dual citizen of the US and New Zealand? [duplicate]

I have lived in the US for many years. I renewed my New Zealand passport several years ago (born in NZ). I have been told I must leave and enter the US on my US passport. I am going to NZ soon. What ...
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US citizens traveling between Ukraine and Russia

My brother and I, American citizens, are planning an Eastern Europe trip where we fly into Saint Petersburg, journey through western Russia and parts of Ukraine, and fly back to America from either ...
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If you are planning to be away for a long trip (possibly a year or longer), do you need to have domestic health insurance with the ACA requirement?

If you are planning to be away for a long trip (possibly a year or longer), do you need to have domestic health insurance with the ACA requirement? Or would your travel medical insurance be enough?
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Can an American living in Italy get a temporary passport on short notice?

I'm an American that's been living in Italy for 12 years now, my wife's Italian and I have a permanent foreigners permit to stay due to my status as a family member of an Italian citizen. My job ...
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What to include in girlfriend's UK Visitor Visa application?

My girlfriend from the US was denied entry to the UK upon arrival as she had no return flight booked. Unfortunately she was sent back to the US. She was told she may return when she likes, but to ...
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Do I need an ESTA for returning from a trip to the US, if I have US-Italy Dual Citizenship? [duplicate]

I'll be going back to the US in February for 10 days or so and up until this year, I've always traveled with my US passport and my Italian ID card to prove my EU citizenship since I live in the EU. ...
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Schengen travel with residence permit but over 90 days

I am a bit confused about traveling as a researcher in Schengen countries. I am a citizen of the United States, but have a residence permit to live in Finland. Based on the immigration office here, ...
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How do I fix my immigration status if I have been admitted into the US as a foreign national, when I am a US dual national?

I am an American/Australian citizen. I have had two American passports as a kid and teen, but have lived in Australia most of my life, and in America as a teen for three years. I did not have my ...
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Expired US passport and denied ESTA

My US passport expired in february and I am flying to the US in 2 weeks. I have dual citizenship, which means I also have a Danish passport, but my application for ESTA was denied since I ...
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entry into Germany

I believe I read that there is a Global Entry type card US Citizens can get at Airports in Germany that is like a quick pass thru customs. Does anyone know the story on that?
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Do I need a passport for a few days emergency visit to Canada?

My father had unexpected surgery and lives in Canada, Ontario. He is in icu on ventilator. If I need to go ASAP for a few days do I need a passport? I have never had one. I would be leaving from ...
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US citizen lost passport, stuck in Canada without a passport

My son is trying to return from Canada to the U.S. He is a U.S. citizen. He lost his passport at the airport. He has scanned a copy of his birth certificate and passport on his laptop. They will ...
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Visa to Finland [duplicate]

I am a US citizen and have a long connection (23 hours)in Helsinki on my way back to New York from Paris. Do I need a visa? Can I leave the airport and stay overnight in Helsinki?
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U.S. passport renewal: Do I need a separate check for the 1-2 days delivery fee?

I am applying for US passport renewal. I will use the regular application service (as opposed to the expedited one), so the fee is $110, and I will also choose 1-2 day delivery, which costs $15.89. I ...
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Passport for reentry to US from Canada

I want to understand this new reasoning: A US citizen can enter Canada by car showing proof of citizenship and valid ID ie birth certificate and valid drivers license. But why does that same US ...
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Needing Some Visa advice [closed]

I’m hoping someone can help out here ! My girlfriend of almost 3 years is a US citizen and coming to the UK for 5 months to see me but she don’t know that while she is here I’m going to propose to her....
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Global Entry vs Nexus Card [duplicate]

Consensus seems to be that, as a US citizen, for travel into the US from Canada, the two cards are virtually interchangeable. That also includes using the expedited security line in Toronto when ...
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American coming to Scotland from overstay in Spain

I’ve overstayed in Spain by 9 months but fell in love and now going to Scotland so my girlfriend can get a US visa. How difficult will it be to get into Scotland? Please help
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Flying from Seattle to Japan, connecting in Vancouver, BC. Do I go through customs?

I'm flying to Japan from Seattle, connecting in Vancouver, BC. I have a USA passport, do I go through customs in Canada?
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What to answer CBP at airport while re-entering home country?

I am a naturalized US citizen of Indian origin. I will be flying to India & Sri Lanka soon for 12 days. I am in the process of building a software application for which I have hired 2 remote ...
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Travel to Cuba: one U.S. citizen, one non-citizen

Apologies but I could not find this particular question elsewhere on the board. I am a dual citizen, but born in the U.S. I know that technically, it is illegal for me to travel to Cuba other than on ...
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If I can get a US emergency passport in the UK, can I use it to travel to Poland and Spain?

I'm in London, would like to travel on to Poland and Spain, however my passport expires in slightly less than 3 months, which is a problem. I think I may be able to get something called an 'emergency ...
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Can you get a passport with paper ID and Expired ID?

I am an American citizen living in California. I am looking to travel out of the country to visit family and this will be my first time doing so. I don't currently have a passport and of course need ...
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US to UK visting multiple times without visa

I am a US citizen who is dating a UK citizen. My boyfriend attended flight school but after finishing, he moved back to the UK. I have visited the UK 3 times since he moved in January. The first time ...
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US Passport damage (Back cover separating) - must I replace it?

My US passport is slightly damaged: Wondering if the small bends and slight separation along the top of the back cover will be an issue.
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I need to know what paperwork is required for 'socio-economic situation' for a long-stay visa

I'm really confused on what to do. I'm a u.s citizen and I'm staying with a friend in france who is paying for my whole stay there. So I'm not sure what documents I would need to provide for the proof ...
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Can i enter italy again? US student [closed]

I started my first year of university in italy in october 2016-june 2017, all my affairs(permit+grades) in order, went back to my residence, came back on the 15th of august 2015, during which issues ...
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Does a US national need a medical visa to receive treatment in Australia?

I'm travelling to Australia soon to receive a medical procedure from a gastroenterologist who provides a treatment not available in the US (which I intend to pay for out of pocket). I'm also visiting ...
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Traveling to GDL from Mexicali, I'm a US Citizen [duplicate]

I just recently bought tickets to travel from Mexicali to Guadalajara. However, I am a US Citizen and I live in the US. I am just crossing the border by foot, and catching a flight in Mexico to go to ...
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Have a US felony but want to visit the UK [duplicate]

Back in June 2007 I was sentenced to 9 months jail time and 3 years probation for a felony (soliciting to promote prison contraband) and a misdemeanor(possession of marijuana). I want to visit London ...
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Entered Germany with US passport but leaving Europe with EU passport, complications?

I am a US/German dual citizen about to start studies in Switzerland in a month. Previously, I traveled in Europe for about 2 months on a US passport. While in Europe, I received a German passport. I ...
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Leaving Colombia [duplicate]

I was born in Colombia, and also an American citizen. I have dual citizenship and understand that I need to show the Colombian passport to enter Colombia. But what about upon departure? Which passport ...
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Did not declare travel partner in UK visa (business trip). How should I respond to immigration officer?

I'm an Indian on H1B working for a US firm. I am going to London on a business trip end of this month and my American friend decided to join me. We made the plan after I got my visa, so I did not ...
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How long can I stay in Jamaica without obtaining a visa and do I need to buy a round trip flight?

I am a U.S citizen looking for an adventure and have decided to take my talents to Jamaica. I understand there is a 90-day rule where no visa is required, and that you can go to immigration to ...
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As a United States citizen with a passport, are you required to show any proof of leaving when you re-enter?

What are the requirements for re-entry into the United States as an US citizen with a passport? Are you required to show proof of leaving the US, to begin with? If so what will happen if you lost or ...
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“General grounds for refusal: considering entry clearance” and probation

I have a friend from the US, who is willing to visit the UK for a month or two. My friend was sentenced to 10 yrs of probation, and was never in prison, and he has finished his sentence a couple ...
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USA passport with British residency permit. Can I use the EU passport line?

I have a USA passport and a British residency permit. Is it allowed to use the EU passport line or must I use the all passport line?
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US citizen visiting Canada with a passport expiring in 5 months [duplicate]

I’m going to Canada and my passport will expire in five months. Will this be OK? I cannot find the answer. I know some countries require it to be no more than six months before expiration. But I know ...