Questions tagged [us-citizens]

For questions specifically about people travelling with US passports.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
1answer
62 views

How to Transfer OCI Sticker from expired US passport to new US passport

My elderly relative is a naturalized US Citizen (since 1970) from India. In 2012 he got OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) Booklet Sticker attached to his US Passport This relative recently renewed ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

One day visit to Istanbul Turkey during International travel [duplicate]

I am a US citizen traveling from Kathmandu to US through Istanbul, Turkey. I have a 19 hour layover in Istanbul. Can I visit the area near the airport or stay in a near-by hotel while in transit? Are ...
9
votes
4answers
6k views

Madrid to London w/ Expired 90/180 days stay as US citizen

I’m an American citizen visiting Spain on a 90 day tourist visa. My tourist visa expires on the 17th of September, but I was only able to book an affordable flight to the UK from Madrid a week after ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Regarding the form for renunciation of Indian citizenship [migrated]

I am applying to CKGS for renouncing my Indian citizenship after I have acquired US citizenship. While filling the form a question asks: spouse's name as in CURRENT US passport. But the US passport ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Is it possible to get a US visa for my Syrian husband? [duplicate]

I'm a Syrian/US citizen living in Syria, and I plan to marry my boyfriend soon. Is it possible for him to get a US visa 11 after we are married despite trump's travel ban?
2
votes
0answers
70 views

Can I enter Canada in October 2019 with a passport that expires in February 2020? [duplicate]

Can I enter Canada from the US in October 2019 with my US passport that expires in February 2020? I can not find specific requirements since the new rules were implemented. A link or website address ...
4
votes
2answers
242 views

Entry to Europe Visa denial

I was a non-US citizen when I was denied entry to Europe 15 years ago due to my low income back then, now I'm a US citizen and I don't require a visa to European countries anymore. I have a flight ...
3
votes
1answer
63 views

Permesso is not ready and student visa is expired

I studied for one year in Italy and my student visa is now expired. I applied for my permesso but due to some lost documents at the questura it wasnt ready for pickup until after I left for holidays ...
46
votes
4answers
7k views

How can I locate a missing person abroad?

A good friend of mine is currently traveling through Europe by himself for a month. We've been chatting pretty regularly throughout the trip, but since Friday no one I know has heard from him. We're ...
4
votes
2answers
199 views

Schengen Visa Extension - Important Personal Reasons

My US citizen step daughter is taking a study abroad semester in Europe in Schengen visa countries. The program is exactly 90 days so she will exhaust the period allowed for her to stay taking this ...
7
votes
1answer
909 views

Dublin to Belfast by bus. Where do I get my passport stamped [duplicate]

I'm an American, traveling from Dublin to Belfast by bus. Where do I get my passport stamped to prove that I have left Ireland (I will have stayed 90 days here) and to show the beginning date for my ...
9
votes
2answers
1k views

Can board a plane to Cameroon without a Cameroonian visa?

I am a naturalized American citizen of African descent. I speak and write French fluently though I am an anglophone. Would I be allowed on an Air France flight departing from New York to Cameroon, ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

How can a former citizen get a proof of name change for a chinese visa application?

I'm a former chinese citizen who has became an US Citizen. I want to apply for a visa to go visit China again but I went through a name change during the naturalization process for my US citizenship. ...
4
votes
1answer
47 views

Can you get two Turkish e-Visa Single Entry Visas within a one month period?

My wife and I are travelling to Istanbul. She has a Pakistani passport and a green card for the US, so we were able to get single entry visa for her. But the issue is that we are planning to travel ...
20
votes
5answers
6k views

Entering the US with dual citizenship but US passport is long expired?

I have a European passport which is currently valid (born in Europe) and a US passport (parents are American) which expired a while back (issued before I turned 16). Because of this I don't think I ...
4
votes
0answers
70 views

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/...
1
vote
2answers
73 views

Applying for visa after entry refusal (full time student) [duplicate]

I was denied entry last year for insufficient funds (I was trying to stay for 6 months to be with my boyfriend...I know, what a great plan) So anyways, I was told I am welcomed back but should wait at ...
2
votes
0answers
102 views

Will the UK deny my entry because of too many successive visits? [closed]

I am a 20 year old American university student. I have a boyfriend who is a Scottish national. I traveled to the UK on March 16th to March 24th and from June 25th to August 10th. Now, I am planning to ...
1
vote
1answer
101 views

Do you have to provide fingerprints when travelling to Bali? Do I need a visa? [closed]

I am looking to travel to Bali in the coming months. Do foreigners have to provide fingerprints when travelling to Bali? Is a visa required?
2
votes
1answer
55 views

Schengen Visa Italy: i94 meets 3 month criteria but visa expires 10 days prior

I am applying for Schengen Visa through Italian consulate in San Francisco. The 90-day criteria for leaving the Schengen area with valid US stay is fulfilled exactly by I-94 date but the stamped H1 ...
2
votes
0answers
68 views

What country am I travelling from if there's a layover for visa application?

I'm applying for an Egyptian visa and the website to do so (Egypt e-Visa Portal) is asking for the country that I'm traveling from. So let's say I was a United States citizen that was going to spend ...
3
votes
1answer
71 views

Can I extend minors US passport before its expiry?

US minor's passport still has 2 years remaining, however it is possible to preemptively extend it anticipating a foreign relocation?
2
votes
1answer
169 views

Crossing european borders by land

I'm an American in Ireland, I'm going to be entering the UK and then France by land. I heard if traveling by bus or car many European borders don't have custom stops when entering. How do I get my ...
3
votes
2answers
233 views

Is there a Schengen area database that can see past travel in the Schengen area?

My 18 year old American niece has been traveling all through the Schengen area for the past 65 days. She is coming home to the states this week (departing from Vienna) to get a brand new US passport. ...
4
votes
1answer
80 views

Can a minor US citizen travel into and out of country?

If US citizen child has relocated abroad, with his/her non US-citizen parents. Minor wants to visit US and return back to his/her parents. 1) Is there an age limit to travel alone eg: should be ...
4
votes
1answer
84 views

UK tourist visa for Americans 180 days in / 60 days in

I'm an American entering the UK on a 180 day tourist visa. Are the 180 days (or less) consecutive days? Is it then 30 days out consecutive?
8
votes
2answers
300 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
30 views

Do I need to apply for an Oman visa one month in advance?

I'm looking at this question and I'm trying to understand the procedure for a tourist visa for Oman. While my question is similar it's a bit different. I will have a 20 hour layover in January (the ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

Does a US passport holder need an eTA to fly to Canada?

I have a US passport. Do I need an eTA to fly from the US to Toronto Canada and on to Quebec City City Canada? I am going on a Holland America cruise at Quebec City.
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Passport or driver license when travelling from California to Seattle? [duplicate]

Do I need my passport to travel from California to Seattle? I'm planning to travel on October 7, 2019. I need an answer if I don't need my passport to travel seattle or do I just need ID to present ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Transit Visa / Stopover in Istanbul

I am a US citizen traveling on Turkish Airlines I will have an 8-9 hour layover in Istanbul. How do I apply for a transit visa for this stop over?
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Entering U.K. with expired passport but valid BRP and valid passport of other nationality

So I am returning from a trip to Germany to the U.K. on September 10, but my Peruvian passport expires on September 7. My biometric residence permit is valid through the next three years, but because ...
3
votes
1answer
93 views

UK Tier 4 Student Visa - Empty Envelope Returned

I am in a bit of a bind with my UK Tier4 Student Visa and I am looking for some advice or if anyone has gone through something similar. Today my UPS return package arrived that supposedly contained ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
121 views

Entering Australia with Australian Passport Leaving with American

So I am a dual citizen currently residing in Australia, but I need to go home to America pretty much ASAP (2 days) due to family circumstances. I entered Australia on my now expired Australia passport,...
1
vote
1answer
73 views

Passport Expires March 31 2020 - Going to Italy

I have two questions. Would you be stopped if you went to Italy today as an American with a passport that expires March 31, 2020? Also, if you got your passport ten years ago and have since then ...
3
votes
1answer
153 views

Traveling to Spain as tourist before entering France on type D visa [duplicate]

I have a quick question that I have seen a variation of before but nothing that is similar to my situation (from what I have seen). I was issued a Type D multi-entry visa from France my study abroad ...
0
votes
1answer
108 views

Can I travel by air to Canada from Mexico with only a US birth certificate?

I'm an American citizen in Mexico and I want to fly to Canada. The only thing is that I only have my American Birth Certificate! I do not have any other ID. Canada says that American Citizens can ...
3
votes
1answer
170 views

US citizen making money online when in the UK as a tourist

I'm an American citizen currently in the UK as a tourist. I'm aware of the limitations that this comes with, but I'm trying to figure out if it's in any way possible for me to make money online whilst ...
2
votes
1answer
45 views

Electronic authorization for US passport holder born in Russia

I have a one-year old son. He was born in Russia, but has already an American passport. He also currently lives in Russia. Does I need to fill out an electronic authorization form for him to travel to ...
3
votes
0answers
97 views

Getting married in the US on ESTA with intent to return to foreign country [closed]

I am an American citizen. I would like to marry the German with whom I currently live in Germany, and intend to return here after the ceremony in the US with my family. I understand it such that we ...
1
vote
1answer
90 views

different arrival date in turkey than visa is for

So I'm a US citizen that's planning to be in Turkey from Nov 23 to Nov 28 of this year. It looks like the earliest arrival date I can currently select for a Turkish eVisa is https://www.evisa.gov.tr/...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

US resident traveling from Mexico to other country than USA [closed]

If a US resident travels from Mexico to other countries with other passport which hasn't shown to US immigration will US immigration be able to track the resident flight history?
5
votes
1answer
112 views

Can UK residents from eligible countries use the ePassport gates in the UK?

Now US citizens and more can use ePassport gates when coming to the UK, can UK residents that are US citizens use these gates? I notice that if you are a US citizen, coming to study for 6 months or ...
1
vote
0answers
41 views

Travel between Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam as US Citizen

I know this is more of a general/generic question. However, I want to make sure this is feasible before doing it. The plan is to fly into Chiang Mai, Thailand (from the US), and then fly to Luang ...
1
vote
0answers
130 views

Coded Landing Help [closed]

I’m a US citizen and have visited the UK 2-3 times a year for the last 6 years to visit my now husband. After a holiday in Europe, I had a layover in London. When landing, I told the IO this, and he ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

US citizen traveling with Peruvian passport [duplicate]

I'm an American citizen. I was born in the US, however I came to visit Ecuador on an emergency basis using my Peruvian passport. I lost my US passport and had no time to get one before coming to ...
5
votes
1answer
282 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
257 views

Japan - Over 180 Days in 1 Year As Temporary Visitor [closed]

I am a US citizen with a US passport who enters Japan with 90 day temporary visitor waiver. I usually stay around 85-87 days per 90 day temporary visitor waiver. I have a lot of savings, don't work in ...
0
votes
1answer
187 views

Will I likely have trouble flying to Japan after a stay in China as a US Citizen?

I'm going to China for work (a conference) for about a week, and thought it may be nice to visit my friend in Japan for 2-3 days or so on the way back, especially with the reduced flight costs ...