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Do I need to go through immigration for my CDG transit with separate tickets on different airlines?

I have a flight from South Africa to Paris CDG (Turkish airlines) and I need to fly to the US the same day. I'm considering flying either 3 hours or 6 hours later from CDG to the US with a separate ...
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Entry to Canada 15 years after denied entry at land border

A close friend (who is not the type to use Stack Exchange) and his family hope to soon enter Canada at the land border to visit my family. He and his family (wife and child) are US citizens. However, ...
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Crossing the Irish border with my non-EU citizen spouse

I'll be traveling to Ireland this fall. I'm an Irish citizen, but I'll be traveling with my American spouse. Can we use the EU line, or do we need to use the non-EU line at passport control?
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I am a US citizen, my wife is Belgian. We intend to spend 6+ months in Italy. Do I need a visa?

I am a US citizen, my wife is Belgian. We intend to spend 6+ months in Italy. Do I need a visa?
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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 I 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 ...
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Does a US citizen need a transit visa in Korea?

I'm a US citizen traveling from Charlotte (CLT) to Dallas (DFW) to Incheon Seoul (ICN); my destination is Bali (DPS). I'll have to pick up my bags at ICN and recheck it on the new airline to DPS; my ...
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Can I leave Poland before my student visa expires and come back into Poland without issue (after the visa has expired) to fly home to the US?

Similar questions have been asked, but my situation is a little different because I have a student visa that expires at the end of June. I wanted to travel in the Schengen area after this, and then ...
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I spent a term abroad in Copenhagen. I'm US citizen. I will return to US after term .then 2 months later I go to England for 5 weeks can I enter UK?

I spent a term abroad in Copenhagen since January getting a residency visa for school. I'm a US citizen. I will return to the US after the term in May, then 2 months later I will go to England for 5 ...
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Can a US-born child stay in India continuously for 180 days with an eVisa?

My child was born in US and we are planning an India trip, and may not return back for at least 6 months. We do not have an OCI card for the child yet. So we're planning to apply for the 1-year ...
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9-hour 40-mn layover in Haneda Airport

I have a flight coming up on March 31st. I’ll travel with my 4-year old & 4-month old. We all have US passports. We’ll arrive in NRT terminal 2 at 4:15pm to be exact and have to change airport in ...
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Previous names on US passport renewal form

After 2 marriages I took my maiden name back. I have remarried for the 3rd time but kept my maiden name. On line 9 of form DS82, do I just put previous married names? On line 11, 'name change ...
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Going to Amsterdam tomorrow. Two months left on passport

I've had this vacation planned for quite a few months. I knew that my passport expired this summer and didn't think anything of it since the trip is a couple months ahead, in April. However, just now ...
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US citizen driving his car with a Mexican license

My son is a US citizen but has a Mexican driver's license. Can he drive in the US?
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Is a parental letter of consent required to leave or enter Kazakhstan for a mother traveling with her child?

If visiting Kazakhstan is it required to have a consent letter to leave and/or enter if minor child is traveling with only one parent? (Using visa-free entry permission). Child is a US citizen, 14 ...
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International-to-International connection at PVG with change of terminal

I've booked a bit of an unusual ticket and am having a hard time untangling the logistics for this connection at Shanghai Pudong. It's HKG (Hong Kong)-PVG (Shanghai Pudong) on Cathay Pacific, arriving ...
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India Entry Requirement - Foreign Traveller - Passport Validity

Wanted to check if someone here had first had experience on this. Traveling to India with my Son (US passport holder) next month. He has a valid e-visa (already stamped last year) that expires on ...
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Dual Israeli - American citizen. Which countries can a normal American enter, that I cannot as an American and Israeli?

As per wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israeli_passport#Countries_that_do_not_accept_Israeli_passports six countries — Iran, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Syria and Yemen — do not allow entry to ...
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Layover at Zurich

I'm flying from Israel on El Al with a 2 hour stopover in Zurich (on a US passport) before I board an American Airlines flight to the US. Is 2 hours sufficient and do I have to clear immigration and ...
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Travel Ban in the United Kingdom for Criminal History

I was convicted of a crime in the US approximately 37 years ago in 1987. The sentence I received exceeds what the United Kingdom terms a ban (I served four years). Is there any way that I can get some ...
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My son has dual citizenship. Will I have to pay overstay fine for him to leave Mexico to return to the US?

He has the dual citizenship certificate from the embassy. He has social security of United States, Mexican birth certificate, and American passport. He's been in Mexico 2 years on an American passport....
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Passport stamp for non-EU spouse traveling with EU citizen?

I (EU citizen) will be entering Schengen area with my spouse (US citizen). I understand that we can go through the EU passport lane and that he is not subject to the 90 day rule. We plan on traveling ...
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Exit permit or Indian visa for child born in india for US citizens?

My wife and I are US citizens with OCI cards. We had a twin baby last year in October and we are waiting for US passport. How do we apply for an exit permit? Also, can we apply for an Indian visa ...
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10-year UK visa ban. 15 years later and new citizenship

I was given a 10-year UK visa ban. It's been 15 years since the ban, I have learnt my lesson and through the grace of Jah, I have become a naturalized citizen of a country that doesn't require a visa ...
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Plans to travel to China, but recognized as a USA-China dual citizen? Any issues?

I am 26 years old, US citizen (born and raised), have never been to China but planning on going this year. My parents were Chinese nationals at the time I was born so I am considered a Chinese ...
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Overstayed Schengen by many months, best place to leave EU from to go back to the US to apply for a proper visa? [closed]

I have an American friend who was a graduate student in Berlin and entered Germany 4/1/22. She has taken a break from studies and has been traveling around Europe since, thinking that each new country ...
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Can I have prescription medications mailed or shipped to a USA resident staying in Canada?

My Mother in law who is 86 years old is staying with us from the USA, and the pharmacies through US Medicare fill her meds for a 30 day supply only. How could we get her meds be sent from the US to ...
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Visa-free regime for USA citizen over 65 yo, travel to Uzbekistan

I plan to visit Uzbekistan and I’m a USA citizen & 66 years old. UZB Government information website states I can travel visa-free. What are the travel requirements besides a passport, and how can ...
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US Citizen with dual nationality entering US on ESTA, what's the worst that can happen?

I've checked many old threads here but nobody has approached this specific scenario. I recently became a naturalized American, it happened within 4 weeks of applying so was shocked and never ...
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Dual citizen & traveling out of a Schengen area country with a foreign passport

This is a purely hypothetical question, but this scenario almost happened to me. With dual citizenship of Poland and the US, both countries require their respective passports to leave the country. ...
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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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Can I obtain a US passport for my baby if father is not available? [duplicate]

I'm a single parent and US citizen and want to apply for my baby's passport. However, the father of my child is not in our lives ever since the baby was born and has not been responsible for any of ...
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Can US citizens travel to Australia on a passport with less than 3 months validity?

Does a US passport holder need 3 extra months of validity on their passport to travel to Australia, or merely a passport that is valid through the duration of their stay? Various third party ...
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Riyadh transit visa

I'm a US citizen, flying on two separate tickets - one-ways in and out of Riyadh. They are: Saudi Air (HYD—RUH) inbound with a 2 hr 25 min layover, claiming bags and re-checking to Whizz Malta Air ...
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Can you travel to Canada and back to the US using a Nevada REAL ID?

Can my friend drive from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC and back with a Nevada-issued REAL ID?
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Trying to cross into Tijuana by foot without a passport?

Assuming I have an essential travel need, I would like to know about crossing into tijuana with a receipt + paperwork from the post office that will work as a temporary passport. When you apply for a ...
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Procedure of leaving South Korea after overstaying your visa

What is the procedure of leaving South Korea after overstaying my visa? Specifically, what happens when i visit the Korea Immigration Service Center (KIS) after almost 6 months in the country? Almost ...
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Is 1 hour, 55 min enough time to connect through Newark from Europe to another U.S. airport?

The flight would be Europe -> Newark (1 hr, 55 min layover) -> another U.S. airport. All on same airline/same ticket. U.S. citizen with one checked bag and some carry-on bags.
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Can a US citizen with a criminal record travel to the UK?

I have a friend with a criminal record who wants to go to London with me and I'm trying to determine if that is actually a possibility. This friend was convicted of a class A misdemeanor on Dec 14, ...
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Long distance US girlfriend coming to the UK

So last month I travelled to Los Angeles to visit my long distance girlfriend for 2 weeks, we had a great time. But now she would like to visit me in the UK. What exactly does she need? Passport, visa ...
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I put down the wrong city for POB on passport application

I recently sent in my application and realized I put the wrong city on the POB line. It’s still the correct state, but I want to know if this will end up in my application being delayed/rejected?
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Only one parent travelling back from US to EU with dual citizen child

There are already several questions on this site regarding travel with a minor and only one parent, but I don't think this specific situation has already been covered: My wife, me, and our minor child ...
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What are the entry requirements for a US Citizen visiting the UK as an unpaid conference speaker?

This is my first post here so I apologize if I've done anything wrong. I've already reviewed GOV.UK and a similar thread from 2016, What are the visa rules for US speakers, at UK conferences, who may ...
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Is it technically illegal for US citizens to visit Cuba? [duplicate]

There is a belief that US citizens would be doing something illegal if they were to visit Cuba. I remember hearing years ago while in Mexico where lots of people go on sidetrips to Cube that it's not ...
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flying from US to Canada with a New York state license?

I have a regular New York state license. can I fly from New York to Canada with my license as ID?
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Can a US citizen with US drivers license only, drive a Mexican plated car into Mexico?

I live in California. The car has valid Mexican plates. I am a US citizen and only have the US drivers license. Will I have a problem crossing it back into Mexico?
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US citizen travel to Malaysia through Singapore

I'm going to Malaysia and I'm planning: fly in to Singapore from the USA and stay there for few days fly in to Malaysia Kuala Lumpur from Singapore and stay there for a few days fly out from Malaysia ...
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How to go about correcting space in first name in US Passport

In my current passport, it has my first name as "firstname" but in my other identification such as driver license, bank account, social security card, I had my first name as "first name&...
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How to obtain a minor's passport with an absent parent

My family is taking a trip to the Bahamas and have invited my son and me, both US citizens living in the US. My son is 10 years old, and his father has not had contact with him in 8 years. Before that ...
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Indian tourist visa extension for USA citizen (8 month old baby)

My baby is a USA citizen, travelled to India on tourist visa(valid till 2023).We wanted to extend his stay in India for more than 180 days. Does anyone has extend the tourist visa online? when we try ...
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Visa extension in India for a baby U.S citizen

I'm an Indian citizen living in the United States on a dependent visa. My 5 month old son, was born in the U.S and now we are in India. On arrival, the stamp in the baby's passport says something like,...

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