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Schengen travel with residence permit but over 90 days

I am a bit confused about traveling as a researcher in Schengen countries. I am a citizen of the United States, but have a residence permit to live in Finland. Based on the immigration office here, ...
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How do I fix my immigration status if I have been admitted into the US as a foreign national, when I am a US dual national?

I am an American/Australian citizen. I have had two American passports as a kid and teen, but have lived in Australia most of my life, and in America as a teen for three years. I did not have my ...
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Expired US passport and denied ESTA

My US passport expired in february and I am flying to the US in 2 weeks. I have dual citizenship, which means I also have a Danish passport, but my application for ESTA was denied since I ...
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entry into Germany

I believe I read that there is a Global Entry type card US Citizens can get at Airports in Germany that is like a quick pass thru customs. Does anyone know the story on that?
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Do I need a passport for a few days emergency visit to Canada?

My father had unexpected surgery and lives in Canada, Ontario. He is in icu on ventilator. If I need to go ASAP for a few days do I need a passport? I have never had one. I would be leaving from ...
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US citizen lost passport, stuck in Canada without a passport

My son is trying to return from Canada to the U.S. He is a U.S. citizen. He lost his passport at the airport. He has scanned a copy of his birth certificate and passport on his laptop. They will ...
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Visa to Finland [duplicate]

I am a US citizen and have a long connection (23 hours)in Helsinki on my way back to New York from Paris. Do I need a visa? Can I leave the airport and stay overnight in Helsinki?
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U.S. passport renewal: Do I need a separate check for the 1-2 days delivery fee?

I am applying for US passport renewal. I will use the regular application service (as opposed to the expedited one), so the fee is $110, and I will also choose 1-2 day delivery, which costs $15.89. I ...
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Passport for reentry to US from Canada

I want to understand this new reasoning: A US citizen can enter Canada by car showing proof of citizenship and valid ID ie birth certificate and valid drivers license. But why does that same US ...
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Needing Some Visa advice [closed]

I’m hoping someone can help out here ! My girlfriend of almost 3 years is a US citizen and coming to the UK for 5 months to see me but she don’t know that while she is here I’m going to propose to her....
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Global Entry vs Nexus Card [duplicate]

Consensus seems to be that, as a US citizen, for travel into the US from Canada, the two cards are virtually interchangeable. That also includes using the expedited security line in Toronto when ...
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American coming to Scotland from overstay in Spain

I’ve overstayed in Spain by 9 months but fell in love and now going to Scotland so my girlfriend can get a US visa. How difficult will it be to get into Scotland? Please help
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Flying from Seattle to Japan, connecting in Vancouver, BC. Do I go through customs?

I'm flying to Japan from Seattle, connecting in Vancouver, BC. I have a USA passport, do I go through customs in Canada?
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What to answer CBP at airport while re-entering home country?

I am a naturalized US citizen of Indian origin. I will be flying to India & Sri Lanka soon for 12 days. I am in the process of building a software application for which I have hired 2 remote ...
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If I can get a US emergency passport in the UK, can I use it to travel to Poland and Spain?

I'm in London, would like to travel on to Poland and Spain, however my passport expires in slightly less than 3 months, which is a problem. I think I may be able to get something called an 'emergency ...
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Can you get a passport with paper ID and Expired ID?

I am an American citizen living in California. I am looking to travel out of the country to visit family and this will be my first time doing so. I don't currently have a passport and of course need ...
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US to UK visting multiple times without visa

I am a US citizen who is dating a UK citizen. My boyfriend attended flight school but after finishing, he moved back to the UK. I have visited the UK 3 times since he moved in January. The first time ...
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US Passport damage (Back cover separating) - must I replace it?

My US passport is slightly damaged: Wondering if the small bends and slight separation along the top of the back cover will be an issue.
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I need to know what paperwork is required for 'socio-economic situation' for a long-stay visa [closed]

I'm really confused on what to do. I'm a u.s citizen and I'm staying with a friend in france who is paying for my whole stay there. So I'm not sure what documents I would need to provide for the proof ...
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Can i enter italy again? US student [closed]

I started my first year of university in italy in october 2016-june 2017, all my affairs(permit+grades) in order, went back to my residence, came back on the 15th of august 2015, during which issues ...
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Does a US national need a medical visa to receive treatment in Australia?

I'm travelling to Australia soon to receive a medical procedure from a gastroenterologist who provides a treatment not available in the US (which I intend to pay for out of pocket). I'm also visiting ...
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Traveling to GDL from Mexicali, I'm a US Citizen [duplicate]

I just recently bought tickets to travel from Mexicali to Guadalajara. However, I am a US Citizen and I live in the US. I am just crossing the border by foot, and catching a flight in Mexico to go to ...
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Have a US felony but want to visit the UK [duplicate]

Back in June 2007 I was sentenced to 9 months jail time and 3 years probation for a felony (soliciting to promote prison contraband) and a misdemeanor(possession of marijuana). I want to visit London ...
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Entered Germany with US passport but leaving Europe with EU passport, complications?

I am a US/German dual citizen about to start studies in Switzerland in a month. Previously, I traveled in Europe for about 2 months on a US passport. While in Europe, I received a German passport. I ...
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Leaving Colombia [duplicate]

I was born in Colombia, and also an American citizen. I have dual citizenship and understand that I need to show the Colombian passport to enter Colombia. But what about upon departure? Which passport ...
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Did not declare travel partner in UK visa (business trip). How should I respond to immigration officer?

I'm an Indian on H1B working for a US firm. I am going to London on a business trip end of this month and my American friend decided to join me. We made the plan after I got my visa, so I did not ...
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How long can I stay in Jamaica without obtaining a visa and do I need to buy a round trip flight?

I am a U.S citizen looking for an adventure and have decided to take my talents to Jamaica. I understand there is a 90-day rule where no visa is required, and that you can go to immigration to ...
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As a United States citizen with a passport, are you required to show any proof of leaving when you re-enter?

What are the requirements for re-entry into the United States as an US citizen with a passport? Are you required to show proof of leaving the US, to begin with? If so what will happen if you lost or ...
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“General grounds for refusal: considering entry clearance” and probation

I have a friend from the US, who is willing to visit the UK for a month or two. My friend was sentenced to 10 yrs of probation, and was never in prison, and he has finished his sentence a couple ...
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USA passport with British residency permit. Can I use the EU passport line?

I have a USA passport and a British residency permit. Is it allowed to use the EU passport line or must I use the all passport line?
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US citizen visiting Canada with a passport expiring in 5 months [duplicate]

I’m going to Canada and my passport will expire in five months. Will this be OK? I cannot find the answer. I know some countries require it to be no more than six months before expiration. But I know ...
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Dual citizen without a valid US passport [duplicate]

I am a dual British/US citizen and hold both passports. However, my recently renewed US passport has not arrived yet and I leave in 48 hours. Can I get an ESTA and travel on my British passport?
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USA visa query for Indian divorcee

I am an Indian citizen and I have UK divorce papers. I will be getting married to a USA citizen. Do I need an Indian divorce certificate when applying for a USA visa?
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Traveling from Phoenix, AZ to Mexicali to Guadalajara [duplicate]

My bf and I are traveling for a wedding in Oct. We planned on driving from phoenix to mexicali and flying from there to Guadalajara. My questions are: can we use our drivers license to get into ...
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Are US citizens obligated to disclose foreign citizenships to US border patrol upon entry?

I am a United States citizen. However, I reside in the Middle East. Upon hearing this, a US border patrol officer asked me to disclose to him all other citizenships that I hold. I know that US border ...
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Leaving and returning to Dubai airport during a layover

I am a US citizen traveling to Hong Kong via Dubai. I have a 6-hour layover. I would like to leave the airport and return for the connecting flight from Dubai. What do I need and would I need to go ...
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Where can a U.S. citizen get a Russian visa in Europe?

I'm a U.S. citizen leaving to Europe very soon and planning to travel from somewhere in Europe by train or bus to Moscow or St. Petersburg, to take the trans-siberian train to Beijing (Chinese 10-year ...
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Could not enter Jamaica

I am an American citizen with a US passport. I bought a one-way ticket to Jamaica to visit friends and my boyfriend. He is incarcerated at the moment until October 2018. I was told that I could not ...
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Do I need to apply for a visa for a one-week tour to Indonesia?

I want to go to Indonesia, so I booked a round-trip ticket with CheapOAir. Travel: one week Purpose: tourism Citizenship: USA I was sure I didn't need a visa to Indonesia since I have a US ...
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How do I prove that I am a US citizen INSIDE the US without a passport?

I am a naturalized US citizen. I reside in the US, and I typically do not carry my passport with me when traveling within the US. I am especially concerned that if I ever need to travel to locations ...
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Child passport expired. Travel to Mexico

I (21) am traveling to Mexico by plane with my younger sister (11) to visit family. We leave in two days, but just found out that her passport is expired. We are both US citizens. With her passport ...
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Does an American citizen holding a Belgian passport need an ESTA to visit the US?

I am a college student living in Belgium coming to visit my parents in the US and I am an American citizen. Will I need an ESTA?
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US citizen traveling in Mexico on a domestic flight [duplicate]

Does a US citizen traveling by plane in Mexico (international flight), for example from Mexicali to Mexico City need to have a passport?
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Traveling through Istanbul on two different airlines do I need a visa? [duplicate]

I'm having difficulty figuring out my visa situation going through Istanbul. I'm a US citizen. I'll be traveling from Mumbai, and connecting through Manama, on Gulf Air before changing airlines to ...
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What is my “local ID / citizenship number” as a US citizen?

I'm applying for a visa to enter China. One of the questions asked is my "Local ID / Citizenship number". What would that be as a US citizen? 1.9 身份证/公民证号码 Local ID / Citizenship number Visa ...
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Can I extend my Schengen visa from France in Italy?

I'm a USA citizen with a six-month visa for France. Can I now move to Italy and extend my Schengen visa in Italy?
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Which passport to use? EU+USA dual national entering the EU together with a non-EU family member

I have dual citizenship, Ireland and USA, but I will be travelling with my husband who has only a USA passport. I would prefer to use my Irish (EU) passport to enter France. However, we arrive at ...
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Domestic flight in US without my usual identification

I am on vacation in Michigan and need to fly back to Florida in 5 days. I have lost my ID. I am having my daughter send me my expired driver's license, social security card, marriage license, and ...
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How do I bring an unused engagement ring into Canada for a vacation? [duplicate]

I'm going to Canada on vacation with my significant other. I have an engagement ring and want to propose while there. We are both US citizens and I bought the ring in the US. I'm concerned that I won'...
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Can I travel to Canada with an expired passport?

Can I enter Canada by car (my own vehicle) with a 2-month expired passport? Also, am I able to re-enter the US with the same expired passport. I am a US citizen.