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Questions tagged [us-citizens]

For questions specifically about people travelling with US passports.

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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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Visa for entering Panama [migrated]

I am a U.S. passport holder, I will arrive in Panama on August 19th 2019 and would like to stay until May 18, 2010 (9 months). Do I need a visa? How long can I legally stay? If I do, where can I find ...
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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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Green card holder: Change of address (AR-11 ?) while traveling outside of the US — what do I need to do and how to do it? [migrated]

I am a green card holder who also has a pending N-400 Application for Naturalization (already had the biometrics appointment). I am currently traveling in my homeland and staying with family. My US ...
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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 ...
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American in Schengen - multiple visits over the year [duplicate]

One calculation question… I’m an American on a Schengen 90/180 day tourist visa. I was in Oslo, Norway from Jan 9 - March 19. My plan is to go back from… May 15 - May 27, 2019. Then again July 1st - ...
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Dual citizen layover in US

I’ve had to change my travel plans last minute and the only return flight available is via the US with my final destination in the UK. I’m a dual US/UK citizen, but I’m not currently carrying my US ...
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90-days without a visa in South Korea [closed]

I am a frequent visitor to South Korea without a visa as a U.S. citizen. Each time I left Korea without fully staying those full 90 days but am wondering whether there is a limit to this count (one ...
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Return to UK after having been refused entry years ago

So I was turned around from Heathrow airport in 2012 after customs stopped me and asked me what my plans were in London. I told them I was there to Dj...they then asked me if I was making any money. ...
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I'm a US citizen Can I enter US from Georgia Batumi Airport on my US passport which expires in less than 3 month?

I'm a US citizen Can I enter US from Georgia Batumi Airport on my US passport which expires in less than 3 month?
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Electronic passport gates for US citizens at Heathrow

Can US citizens use the electronic passport gates at Heathrow airport without having to enroll beforehand in any special programs?
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US citizen flying to France today and my passport expires in less than 2 months

I'm an American citizen and I have a flight out to France today. One of my travel companions informed me that having a passport that expires in less than 2 months (on June 19th) might be a problem. ...
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Passport validity rule for US citizen on short Sweden/Schengen visit?

I live in Sweden; I have an American friend, currently studying in the UK, who had planned to visit this weekend (returning to the UK directly afterwards). Unfortunately, she noticed this week that ...
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US citizen/HK resident travel documents need to go to mainland China

I'm a US citizen and a HK permanent resident. What travel documents would I need to fly to Mainland, China from US besides my Return Home card? Of course, I'll have my US passport for reentering the ...
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Do I have to clear customs in Italy if I am flying from Tirana, Albania?

in 2019, I am spending 5 days in Albania (a nonSchengen country) and then flying into Rome, Italy for 5 days before going to the United States. I am a US Citizen. Do I clear customs in Rome after my ...
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Vacation in Europe for seafarer

I'm US citizen working on a cruise ship. I will disembark in Venice and would like to stay in there for vacation. Do I need to leave the Schengen area and re-enter as a tourist?
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Can I apply for two extended visas in Schengen countries at once?

I am a US citizen trying to stay in Europe for a year. I want to live in either Spain or Portugal. Can I apply to both countries at the same time in case one does not give me the extended visa? I'm ...
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How can I get an ID if I need a passport when I also need a ID to get a passport?

I was born in Korea, so I can’t show proof of US citizenship through a birth certificate. My US passport just expired late last year. I never got a proof of citizenship because I was a dependent just ...
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Wife is a Chinese Citizen I am a US Citizen, should we go through Chinese passport control together or separately?

I recently got married and my wife and I are flying back to China for a wedding reception. When we enter china should we go through passport control together as we are a family unit or separately ...
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Crossing a border with an infant of a different citizenship

I am a French Citizen, and will be traveling with an infant (6 m.o.) who is an American and a French citizen (she has the dual citizenship). I have a French passport, she has an American passport, she ...
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Traveling between the US and EU without a passport

I am a dual US-Italian citizen with passports from both countries, as well as a US passport card, a US birth certificate, a US NEXUS card, a US drivers license, and an Italian national ID card. I ...
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Do I need a visa to leave the Amsterdam airport enroute to Norway from US?

I am a US citizen with a valid passport. I am traveling to Norway via Amsterdam. I will have a long layover in Amsterdam and would like to leave the airport. Can I do so without a visa? If I need ...
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Can I drive into Mexico with alcohol from the USA and back?

All of the information on this that I could find was about buying alcohol in Mexico, but I am actually driving into Mexico with a bunch of alcohol from the US, having a party, and then coming back. I ...
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Can my wife travel to the UK with me?

Me and my fiance just left the Uk 2 weeks ago after staying for 6 months. We rented a place for 6 months in both our names. We are about to marry within the week in Germany where I am a citizen. She ...
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US citizen traveling to Jordan - what documents are needed?

I am a US citizen traveling to Jordan for the first time. I will be flying into the airport in Amman-Jordan. I have a valid passport and I have read about getting a visa upon arrival. What other ...
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I am a US Citizen that also has Israeli citizenship. Can I leave the US on my American passport and enter Cuba on my Israeli passport? [duplicate]

I am hoping to visit Cuba in May direct from Miami. I am a US citizen that would leave Miami on my American passport, but when arriving to Cuba, I would show my Israeli passport. Is this a possibility?...
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In which way is a D-visa in a Schengen country not taken into account for the 90/180 days rule?

Here is the situation. I'm Belgian but this is about my American boyfriend. He entered Schengen on July 16, 2018 - flew into Amsterdam airport where his passport got stamped, then took a train to ...