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American marrying British fiance in Gibraltar on UK tourist visa

I am a US citizen in the UK on a tourist visa wanting to marry my British fiance. I did not get a Marriage Visitor Visa prior to this trip because we had not been planning on getting married, but we ...
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UK Citizen attending school in UK with American spouse, which visa does the spouse need? [migrated]

My UK citizen spouse has been living in the US with me for over 10 years (I’m American). He just got into a UK Graduate program. Our plan is to get the degree and then return to the USA afterwards. ...
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Can I enter the USA with a naturalization certificate and foreign passport?

I do have my oath ceremony scheduled for February 27th,2020 early morning I know that I will surrender my green card and get my naturalization certificate. my problem is next day on 28th i am ...
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Returning to the US as a minor with an expired passport

Can a minor who is a US citizen travel back to the United States from Jamaica with a parent on an expired passport?
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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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How can I travel outside the US after naturalization while waiting for passport?

I became a naturalized citizen and, as a result, my Green Card was taken during my interview. I've applied for a passport and was told it would take up to 6 weeks for processing. I already had plans ...
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Traveling to the USA separate from my German husband…can he still get in?

I am a US citizen, my husband is a German citizen and we live in Germany. I am going home in August to visit family, and then he was going to come in September and stay for 3 weeks. We have both been ...
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Schengen Deduction during Fiktionbescheinigung Section 81 (3) [closed]

I am a US citizen and student doing a guest study semester in Germany in a program taught in English. I entered Germany as a tourist with Schengen visa-free entry. I applied for a student residence ...
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Must I provide proof of onward travel when entering South Africa?

I will be flying one-way from Europe to Cape Town, South Africa in early December. Some time later (early January), I will fly from South Africa to the USA. My employer will be purchasing this ticket;...
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Travel to Mazatlan from Monterrey, do I need a passport?

I have recently been told we need to go Mazatlán and I live in Texas so we are going to take a bus from Laredo to Monterrey. I do not have a book passport but I do have a passport card. Will I be able ...
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Leaving JFK with a French passport to enter Europe

My daughter is still waiting for her US passport and we both have dual citizenship (French / American). Travelling this Friday to Europe she will have to use her French passport. Delta on the phone ...
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Can a US dual citizen leave the US on their non-US passport?

My 10 year old son and I are due to fly to Ireland in 10 days time. He is a dual US/Irish citizen. I just realized his US passport is due to expire in 2 weeks time. Can he leave the US on just his ...
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Do I need a serious reason to enter a US Embassy as a US Citizen?

Out of curiosity, can I, as a US citizen, enter a US embassy without a serious reason? For example, if I was traveling to Tokyo and I want to see what it looks like inside can I just walk in? If not, ...
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Emergency flight to Madrid in 3 days & US Passport just expired

I am a US Citizen, and I need to travel to Spain in a few days but my passport is recently expired. I have dual citizenship to Ireland and hold a valid Irish passport that states my birthplace is the ...
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Can I travel domestically within the United States with my USA expired passport?

I need to fly domestically within the United States. The only ID I have is an expired USA passport. Can I use that to pass T.S.A.? Can I use it as ID?
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Can a US citizen leave and enter the US using a foreign passport?

I am a dual citizen. I have both a US passport and a non-US passport. I live in the US. My US passport is currently being processed for renewal. I am unsure whether I will receive my passport in time ...
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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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As a US citizen how long can I stay in Malaysia and what do I need to do to extend the time?

I know I'll need my passport and a visitors visa. And I think that's about 90 days. Is there any way I can get a longer stay?
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US Passport Renewal, Is Stapling Required?

My US passport has expired. I have filled out the forms and have booked a pickup/delivery with DX Services for Tuesday. I have the required photo, and I am looking at this part of the application... ...
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Can you travel to Lithuania as a vaccinated US citizen?

I feel like I keep getting contradictory answers from websites. The US embassy in Lithuania websites states no but at the same time the website and other official Lithuanian sites state stuff like ...
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Can a dual citizen lap child enter us with non-US passport

My 11 month old was born in the US and therefore a US citizen. We are traveling in 2 weeks and unfortunately we only have her non-US passport and there is no way to get a US passport in time. I ...
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Can a US citizen fly to the US with an expired US passport?

Suppose a US citizen is stuck in another country with an expired passport, unable to renew the passport because of public health restrictions or for some other reason. Can the US citizen fly to the ...
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Is it possible to renew my US passport in person at a renewal facility?

My current passport expires on October 27, 2021. I've taken a look at the U.S. State Department guidelines for renewal, and it seems like their policies are adamant that if it's not a life-or-death ...
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Finland: Medical Issues/Possible Accidental Overstay (American citizen, German residency permit)

everyone! Please bear with me, I am absolutely panicking and have worried I have absolutely miscalculated the time I have been in Finland. I am trying to do the right thing and honestly am at a loss. ...
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Does “1-2 Day Delivery” of a US passport use USPS or a private delivery service?

When applying for a U.S. passport, besides the expedited service, there is also a 1-2 Day Delivery offered. My travel isn't until late August or early September, so I don't think that expedited ...
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Nexus Card Processing Time

How long will it take me to get my Nexus card? I applied online today and will need to schedule an interview at the Blaine, WA enrollment center after I hopefully get approved: https://www.cbp.gov/...
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travel to India with OCI or visa

my kid is 5yrs ,he has both Indian visa up to 2026 and OCI ,recently his passport was renewed ,my question is can I use visa to go India or should I have to renew OCI card and use it.
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Overstay In India

I am an Indian citizen. My wife and I went to USA on an H-1B visa in 2000. We were blessed with a baby girl during our stay and she has an American passport. I returned to India in 2006 for personal ...
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Nepal visa on arrival payment method

I will be arriving in Nepal tomorrow and I’m getting mixed information on how to pay for the visa on arrival. Some sites say cash only, some say I can use a credit card. Does anyone have recent ...
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Must you tell the truth about your marital status on a passport application?

I have a friend who is married to an Indian from Pakistan. She is from NYC and wants to put single on her passport application, will there be any trouble? She is a US citizen born and raised in the ...
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My daughter's US passport is expired but she has a valid French passport. Can she can travel back to the US with her French passport and approved ESTA

We are flying to Mexico from Boston on 4/10 and we have just noticed that our 10 year old daughter's US passport is expired. She does have a valid French passport to travel on. I dont expect any ...
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Applying for a Passport Card while I already have Passport Book [duplicate]

Hi everyone I was wondering if someone on here could help me with my question. I am looking to apply for a Passport Card. The thing is that I currently own a Passport Book. I don't want to use form DS-...
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Can I re-enter the US by air without needing a Covid test if I've had the vaccine?

Just like the question asks, can I re-enter the USA without a Covid test if I've had the vaccine? Or will this be up to the airline to check? If so, it's American Airlines. Any anecdotal experience or ...
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Passport Renewal Data Question

On the final box of the passport renewal application, "Has my data changed since your last document was issued?", does the question apply to my address or or just the information on the data ...
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Can US citizens visit the EU multiple times within 180 days if the combined stay is less than 90 days? [duplicate]

If we plan a trip to EU with our US citizen kids in the schengen area, for 2 weeks, however after a couple of months we plan another trip to EU for 2 weeks, will multiple entry be an issue if we have ...
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Travel Insurance for US Citizens for a year-long trip

In a few months, I will be going to Australia on a Work and Holiday Visa for a year to travel and work. I am looking for a place to get health/travel insurance for my time there. Does anyone know of ...
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Covid testing requirements for land travel to US

I'm having trouble finding the info I need, so I'm hoping someone here can help! I'm a US citizen currently in Canada, planning to return to the US by land (as in, driving across a border) sometime ...
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Are New York's rapid COVID-19 tests acceptable for entry into Canada?

The standard COVID tests in New York seem to take 5 days for results, which isn't enough for Canada's requirement that you have a negative test within 3 days of your flight into Canada. Luckily New ...
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Leaving USA with other passport than used for entry [duplicate]

I am a dual citizen of Germany and USA and I will enter the USA soon with my US passport which is set to expire in 2 weeks. I plan on staying there for about 1 month before returning to my country of ...
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Entering USA with a soon-expiring US passport

My US passport expires 16 days from now. I would like to enter the USA from Germany (which is where I spent the holidays). Will I be able to travel despite the near expiry of my passport?
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Traveling to Canada or Mexico with a criminal record

I’ve been wondering for a while if it’s possible to travel to Canada or Mexico from the US if you have a criminal record? I’m looking at booking some travel but can’t seem to get a straight answer on ...
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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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Can a US Citizen fly from Tijuana to Mexico City with a California ID?

Will I be allowed to board the plane with just my state ID?
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Is it possible to courier passport of my 3 month old son to the US from India?

My three month old son is a US citizen (born in the US) and we are of Indian origin. He left for India on an entry visa with his mother recently. Before leaving, I prepared all required documentation ...
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Why does US Customs & Immigration ask the purpose of my trip when I'm returning home?

As a US citizen, when I re-enter the US, I am often asked where I was, how long I was there, and the reason for my visit. Why am I asked these things? Am I required to answer? Don't I have a legal ...
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US passport protections and immunity when crossing borders

Does the US Passport provide any kind of immunity against harassment, insult and intimidation by the border police of a destination country? Our US embassy in the destination country refused to ...
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Can you enter the US with a German passport as a US/German citizen?

I am a US/German dual citizen and my passport is stuck with the Department of state in renewal. Even expediting it doesn't get my passport here on time for traveling on December 19th. Has anyone tried ...
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What is the best way to maximize chances of reentry upon leaving the UK?

I have come to the UK in the course of fleeing my abusive family and thus ata time in my life which was quite uncertain, unclear, and precarious. As my family is already an expat one (Americans living ...
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Can a US Citizen transit through a COVID restricted country to a non restricted country?

There are several countries that are open to US Citizens for travel. However, getting to them may require transiting through a country that does not allow entry. Example: Flying to Namibia via a ...
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What happens if US Citizen overstays beyond 6 months in Canada?

Just wondering what would happen to a US Citizen that went to visit their Canadian family members and stayed beyond 6 months and then decided to come back home to US. Would they be allowed to ...

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