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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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How to disclose parental name change on form DS-11

According to the current* DS-11 US Passport Application, on Page 2, under 10. Parental Information, the applicant is asked for the following two pieces of information about each parent: Mother/Father/...
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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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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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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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US citizen abroad in a country on the visa waiver program, has a baby eligible for citizenship, can I bring him on a foreign passport

I am a US citizen abroad in a country on the visa waiver program, I have a baby eligible for citizenship but due to backlog, to book an appointment at the consulate to make a consular report of birth ...
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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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Travelling one way via boat, USA → Turkey

Family is planning on travelling to Turkey for long term (they will work there). They have a dog. They've found a cruise that allows dogs and stops at various ports in Europe. Would they be allowed ...
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Will a "visa run" work in Mongolia?

Mongolian Embassy website says: “US citizens can travel to Mongolia without visa if his/her duration of stay is less than 90” But I don’t find anything like the Schengen “within 180 days.”  Is there ...
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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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Showing passport *card* at USA air passport control

The USA famously has both passport books and passport cards. The cards are only supposed to be used at ground and sea entry points. This is because the (from the link above), the "passport book is the ...
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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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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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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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Australian visa application stuck for 2 months

My son and wife applied for visitor visas to Australia in June, but while she got hers in two days, he is still waiting eight weeks later. They had to cancel their trip and they lost the money they ...
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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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After a UK Family visit visa refusal, can I still enter the UK as a US citizen visa free or will I be refused at the border?

I recently applied for a UK Family Visit Visa but it got denied. We want to visit my husband parents long term but they said this: You have applied for entry clearance to live in the UK ...
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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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Can I travel to the UK with a sealed and expunged record?

Can a person travel to the UK and has a sealed & expunged record in which the charges were misdemeanors. Would this preclude me from being able to obtain entry into the UK?
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Schengen US citizen traveling with Belgian wife

We’re entering Schengen by boat in Portugal this June. After one week we’ll fly into Belgium to spend a few weeks there before driving to France for 3 weeks then back to Belgium for a month and then ...
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How long can I extend my visa exempt stay as a US citizen visiting Colombia?

Wikipedia (WP) and "retire in the caribbean" (RC) both say US citizens are visa-exempt for 90 day visit. WP says it can be extended up to 180 days; RC says 90. WP cites a state department ...
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Question about Australia ETA and before enter to Australia

I will travel to Australia to visit my relative next 6 more days. When I filled the application for ETA, has a question: Has the applicant ever had a criminal conviction? I ticked NO ( by mistake) and ...
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Traveling to the UK soon after worker visa expires

I am a US citizen who has been working in the UK the last few years on a work visa. I am planning to backpack into EU from the UK at the end of my contract, leaving between 13-15th of Feb, which ...
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I applied for passport 8 months ago and still no passport, anyone have any idea what I can do to get my passport quicker?

I applied for a passport back on 04/06/21, was given an Application Locator Number, and status at one point said they received my application on 04/20/21,and it is now 12/27/21, and still no passport ...
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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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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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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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