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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Will I be able to reenter the United States from Mexico using CBX if I don't have my passport card, yet? [duplicate]

Will I be able to reenter the United States from Mexico using CBX if I don't have my passport card, yet? I have dual citizenship and am leaving to Mexico soon. Will I be able to use other ...
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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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is USA allowing tourists? [duplicate]

Has the USA started allowing tourists from the United Arab Emirates (Dubai)? I want to visit the USA in the beginning of November. I heard they are not allowing tourists only from certain countries in ...
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Travel to Japan in December 2020

Before COVID-19 occurred, I was planning on going to Japan in December 2020. However, with things escalating, I decided to not give in and book a flight when I almost did. I know Japan has closed ...
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During this travel ban (COVID) can my wife come visit me in the USA? I know I can visit there but not sure about her coming here [duplicate]

She is dutch and I am a US citizen. Her immigrant visa case is in the process and applied for.
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Can a dual French-US citizen get a visa exemption when entering Japan?

IATA for Japan states: Visa exemption for nationals of Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czechia, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominican ...
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Entry requirements for U.S. Virgin Islands (for US citizen)

https://www.vimovingcenter.com/getting_there/documents/ says U.S. citizens can enter the USVI without a "passport or proof of citizenship" if arriving from a US airport. But doesn't that in ...
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Why will ETIAS add some motivation for dual US/EU citizens not to use their US passports to fly to the EU?

I read on this answer by phoog: I routinely use different passports for different flights on the same booking (a US passport and an EU passport) because I am typically flying between the US and the ...
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American citizen crossing from UK to France

I'm an American citizen and will be visiting London. After the mandatory quarantine, will I be able to travel to France via Eurostar? Are there passport checks in Paris and could I be denied entry?
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Can a non-EU national enter the Schengen area via Croatia during the COVID pandemic travel restrictions?

According to IATA, passengers may enter Croatia for tourism even if they're not EU nationals (presuming I'm reading the rules correctly): passengers traveling as tourists with a confirmation of ...
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If I book a flight with a passport and the airline employee at the check-in desk refuses it, can I check in with a second passport of mine with UA?

I have a French passport and a US passport. If I book a flight with United Airlines with one passport and the airline employee at the check-in desk refuses it due to its physical condition, can I ...
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Can one travel from America back into Europe at the moment?

I'm aware that the pandemic is worsening in the US and many countries are restricting American visitors. I am an American citizen living in the UK for 3 years but looking to go back to visit. I'm ...
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What information is encoded in an American passport's numeric code along the bottom of the front information page?

At the bottom of the photo page of an American passport is a bunch of alphanumeric information interspersed with right facing angle brackets (>). What information does this code contain?
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Retirement visa for Japan [closed]

I retired a few yrs ago and wanted to travel to Japan for long periods of 90 days + 90 days. I lived in Tokyo for 10 yrs after college and speak the language so no problems. I'm a US citizen and ...
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If I book a flight with a passport and the airline employee at the check-in desk refuses it, can I check in with a second passport of mine? [closed]

I have a French passport and a US passport. If I book a flight with one passport and the airline employee at the check-in desk refuses it due to its physical condition, can I check in with the second ...
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17 year old trying to get back to US, with dual citizenship in Australia

I am a 17 year old in Australia trying to go back to the US. If I have citizenship for both Australia and the US am I allowed to travel back alone without my parents’ permission? Is there any way I ...
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Does a UK entry ban affect travel to other countries? [closed]

Ireland? EU/Schengen party states? Asian and South American countries?
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If a US citizen didn't realize that they overstayed in the UK and then found out, what are they expected to do?

Are you expected to leave immediately if you have already been existing in the country for a few years? Do you have some time allowance for when you're expected to make your way out? If you realize ...
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Can I “convert” a US Enhanced Drivers License into a passport book?

I recently got an EDL (Enhanced Drivers License) in the US since I needed to get a new driver's license anyway. I would like to get a book for international travel eventually and I'm wondering if I ...
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Do I need a Visa or Passport to Visit the Caymans?

I live in the USA. I’m an active SCUBA diver and have heard the Caymans have some amazing dive sites all around the islands. I’ve been thinking about booking a trip down next year. Do I need a visa or ...
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Exiting/entering the US - minor's US passport expired [duplicate]

I'm a US citizen as is my son. Due to COVID-19, I was unable to renew my son's passport. We have tickets and are supposed to travel to Spain within the next two weeks. He also has a current Spanish ...
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Can I work on my projects (self-employed) while visiting another country? [duplicate]

I am self-employed as an indie game developer and would like to visit New Zealand and Australia to do some touristing. Can I work on my projects (programming/design/online marketing/support) while ...
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Do Americans typically get fingerprinted (or other biometric checks) upon successful visa free entry to the UK?

I suppose the different entry channels might imply different answers, but the more information, the better.
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My girlfriend lives in the UK and I want to be able to come and leave as I please for next 3 years—which visa should I get?

I am a US citizen. Standard visitor visa seems like it's not long enough. I would like to come and go as I please. I would like to add I'm currently in the UK, have been here for 3.5 months. I will be ...
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Conflicting information about COVID-era international travel to Russia

My family (dual-US-Russian citizens) wants to travel from Chicago, US to Moscow, Russia this summer to visit our grandparents, but we have gotten very conflicting information about whether this is ...
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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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How can I (US Citizen) get into Germany mid-June 2020?

I am having a hard time finding a centralized resource describing which countries are open to which citizens. I have an urgent need to get into Germany for work. The UK government is about to enact ...

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