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Does the 90-day passport rule count for Austria if I have a Spanish NIE?

How likely is it that I will be able to board a plane from Spain to Austria with a passport that expires in less than 90 days, if I have a valid long-term residency card (NIE) for Spain (which shows ...
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Traveling from US to Canada

I am a US citizen travling to Venice, Italy with a connecting flight in Canada. Do I need a travel visa or other documentationto pass through Canada?
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First-time US passport applicant from abroad [closed]

I applied for my first US passport at a US embassy 4 weeks ago. Has anyone ever had a similiar experience? How long will it take? According to the state website it’ll take 4 to 6 weeks. From an email ...
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What documents does a US citizen need to visit Mexico?

I am a U.S citizen. Do i need a passport and visa when flying from California to Guadalajara. I do not have a passport and I will only be visiting Guadalajara for 4 days on business.
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Which immigration line if my wife and kids are non US citizens? [duplicate]

I will be traveling to the United States with my wife and four children (aged 8-14). I am a US citizen but my wife and children are not. Can they come in the US citizen immigration line with me or ...
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Does a U.S. citizen need a transit visa to make a connecting flight in China?

I've booked a trip which involves a ½-day layover / plane change in China. I don't intend to leave the airport. Do I need a visa or any other travel document just to arrive and depart again?
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Can the police in Northern Cyprus take my passport away from me, an American citizen?

Is it legal for the authorities in the Republic of Northern Cyprus to keep my passport? I’m in Northern Cyprus and the police have taken my passport from me because of a personal dispute with a friend ...
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Can I travel back into the US with a foreign passport and a Certificate of Naturalization? [closed]

I need to travel internationally on the day of my citizenship interview. Luckily the interview is really early in the morning and my flight is in the early evening. There is a slight chance they ask ...
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Difficult situation with german student visa [closed]

As the title says, I'm going to be in Germany working for a research group at a university. I will be with them for 82 days and I will then be traveling with my parents for 10 days. My problem of ...
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Can a 15-year-old travel alone to Russia from the USA?

I want to meet a friend in the summer, but I've been looking at sites and each one is either vague or says something different.
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Can I take a flight one way to Israel?

I’m an American citizen and my fiancé lives in Bethlehem, Palestine. I’m going to visit him and his family on September of this year. I want to spend one month with them. Is it possible to take a ...
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Dual nationality ESTA or not ESTA? [duplicate]

I have dual American/French citizenship. I'm retired and live in France. My passports are both valid. I will soon make a round-trip to the US and don't know which passport I have to show to police, ...
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Can a dual American/UK citizen travel with a British passport? [duplicate]

If you became a US citizen, but have not yet got an American passport, can you fly from the US to the UK using your British passport?
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Can my non-Australian spouse enter the Australian embassy with me?

I'm an Australian citizen living in the US1 and I need to renew my Australian passport. As of July 1st 2015 I need to visit an Australian embassy2 in person in order to complete this task. However ...
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Does a visa extension count towards the 90 days? [closed]

We arrived in Greece on December 17, 2017. Our 90 days were up in March, but we were granted a type C visa extension to remain in Greece through June (refitting our sailboat). Does this extension ...
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Travel insurance for US citizen living abroad visiting US for 5 months [closed]

I am a US citizen living in Korea since 2007. I will be visiting the US for five months, then returning to Korea. How do I find travel insurance for the period I am in the US? This question, Health ...
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Baby born in UK. Can it travel to the USA on a British passport before getting a USA passport/SSN? [duplicate]

The baby's father is American, the mother is British. We are supposed to be travelling in a couple of weeks, and do not have time to wait for the US consulate appointment and application for a ...
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Dual US-Swiss citizen with family emergency and expired US passport

I need to travel to the US ASAP, to visit for family matters. However, my US passport has expired recently, so I was planning to visit using my Swiss passport. Would this be a problem? I have always ...
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Can I visit my British husband in the UK on a tourist visa for 6 months before applying for the spouse visa? [duplicate]

My understanding is that a requirement of the spouse visa is that the British citizen needs to show at least 6 months worth of payslips to prove income above £18,600. I am a US citizen currently ...
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Does my US fiance need entry clearance to visit me in Wales [duplicate]

My fiance is planning to visit me in Wales within the next couple of months for a period of 5-6 months. Will he need entry clearance and what are chances of him being turned away?
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Traveling to U.S on an Irish passport as a U.S citizen penalty [duplicate]

I traveled into the U.S on my Irish passport, even though i have an U.S passport because it was out of date and i didn't have time to renew it. I had to get a visa waiver and lie that i had not been ...
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Dual citizen Canada / USA

I currently live in Canada right now. I am going to the US next week but I am a dual citizen, Canada and US. How do I exit Canada and enter the US?
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Frequent short-term student visa - UK/US citizen

I’m 20 years old, a US citizen but living in Jordan. I graduated from high school two years ago. I took one short course with a short course visa then one full-time 1-year foundation course with a ...
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Dual Australia-US citizen, expired passport

My daughter is a dual Australia-US citizen. Her US passport has recently expired, and it looks like we have to apply in person at a US embassy in Australia to renew it. However there isn't one in our ...
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Can a parent use dual citizenship to transport a child out of the USA without a US passport?

Is it possible for a parent to take an American minor out of the country, if the child has dual citizenship to the destination country, but without a US passport? Example: Mom has US and Italian ...
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Will one tourist visa for Brazil cover 2 visits?

I am a citizen of the USA and I'm planning to be in Brazil for about 5 days on a cruise in November-December 2018. I then plan to do another land tour, which includes Brazil somewhere between January ...
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Staying in Bali for more than 60 days as a US citizen

I'm a US citizen and I plan to enter Bali on a 60-day tourist visa. I will want to renew and get an additional 30 days. But I will be busy in the second half of that initial 60-day period. Is it ...
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Visiting Pakistan with 6-month validity passport

I have a US passport, which is set to expire on July 9th, 2018. I'm visiting Pakistan from March 21st to April 2nd. I have a Pakistan visa, which is valid until the expiration of my passport and it ...
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Can I return to the UK after having made a short emergency visit?

My husband and I went to the UK on July 8, 2016. We got married in the UK on September 5, 2016. I was given a 6-month leave to enter because my husband is a UK citizen. Unfortunately I had to return ...
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Traveling to London with a dismissed misdemeanor [duplicate]

So I am US citizen and I want to travel to the UK but I heard you have to wait 12 months after you have gotten off probation. My misdemeanor only came with a fine, but I wanted to get it removed from ...
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Traveling from the USA, staying in Dublin then going to Glasgow,

I am a US Citizen, traveling from the USA, staying in Dublin then going to Glasgow. What is the airport policy? What will I need to go through? Will I need to go through customs? How long of a wait ...
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International travel of minor with dual Japanese and US citizenship

I am the legal guardian of my niece. She has Japanese and US citizenships. She flew here, to the US, on her US passport. It has since expired and there is not enough time to renew it. Can she fly ...
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Traveling through Schengen are to Croatia. How much time/what visas do we need, if any?

We're traveling to Croatia in May and have some questions about the passport control procedures we'll encounter. Our flight itinerary to Dubrovnik is as follows: Chicago --> Vienna 1h 25m layover ...
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Can someone enter the U.K. visa-free after being denied a visitor visa [duplicate]

My boyfriend is due to come to the U.K. on March 14th from the USA, but has been denied his visitor visa (not sure why yet). Can he still enter the U.K. visa-free. Will he be denied entry at the ...
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Is it true getting a USA passport card at a different time than your passport is better/safer?

American citizens can apply for a passport card at the same time they apply for a passport book. There’s even a small discount when you do so. I’ve heard, however, it’s better to apply for them ...
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Do I need 6 months left on my US passport to travel to Mexico?

I am traveling to Mexico from U.S. in April 18, 2018 and returning to U.S. from Mexico May 3, 2018. Question is upon my return my passport will expire July 18, 2018. Is that ok? Or does it need to ...
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Can a minor (17 years old) travel from the US to the UK unaccompanied?

I am considering taking a trip to England this summer to check out a university. For money (and experience) purposes, I would prefer to travel alone. My plan is to fly on Primera Air from BOS to STN. ...
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Dual citizen with different dates of birth on documents [closed]

I am a US/Jordanian citizen with two different dates of birth on my passports, due to an old mistake, which can't be fixed now. I will be traveling to the US. I live in Saudi Arabia at the moment, as ...
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Dual Colombian/US citizen traveling on a Colombian passport

I recently had an immigration nightmare. I am a seasoned traveler and think I made an amateur mistake. However, I'd like some guidance if you have some advice. I am a dual Colombian-US citizen. I ...
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Travelling to Pakistan on expiring passport [duplicate]

I have a US passport valid for several years, and a Pakistani passport expiring mid-August. I'd like to travel from the US to Pakistan and back in March. Can the Pakistani immigration authorities ...
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How can I get my US passport from abroad?

I'm 17 and I am applying for a US passport in the Philippines. Do I use the DS-11 form? Although I'm a US citizen, my guardian doesn't have legal custody and my mother can't be located. So far, I ...
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Can a US felon travel to the UK? [duplicate]

I am a US citizen, convicted of a non-violent drug offense. I was sentenced to 3 years in prison. It has been 10 years since my release and completion of probation. Can I travel to the UK?
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Do I need a visa to travel to Paris from London if I am a U.S. citizen? [duplicate]

I am going on a trip to London, and then I will be going directly to Paris. I am an American citizen; therefore, I do not need a visa to go to London, but I am not sure about Paris.
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Does a U.S. citizen have any access to DHS records of entry?

I am a citizen of USA. I have returned to the country at least seven times in four years. When I enter from Mexico (or Peru via Mexico), no one has asked me for an I94. All other entries, I have been ...
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I lost my passport. Can I use my ID or my driver's licence to fly from USA to Mexico?

I was checking everything because tomorrow I have to fly to Mexico at 2:00 PM and I have to be at the airport by 11:00 AM, but I didn't find my passport. Can I use my ID or my licence? I'm an American ...
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What's different about the December 4 US Supreme Court ruling to allow the full travel ban to go into effect?

Up until this ruling, only pieces of President Trump's travel ban have been allowed. What does it mean for the ban to have gone into "full effect"? Specifically, here are my questions: Does the bona ...
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What are the implications of UK deportation?

If I leave the UK voluntarily, can I return in less than 10 years? I had a 12-month conviction, reduced to 11 months, for harassment of my former partner (nothing serious, for making a nuisance of ...
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Can I remove an “attention” sticky note in my passport?

I just got a Chinese visa sticker in my passport. On the page opposite of the Chinese visa, there is a sticker that reads: Attention An expired US passport with a valid Chinese visa is good for ...
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Can I travel to the UK from the USA after visitor refusal from a few years ago?

A couple of years ago I had three travel visa refusals to visit my then boyfriend for a longer period of time. I left it at that and never tried to enter the UK or apply again. Since then we have ...
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American renting a car in Europe - what's different compared to domestic rentals?

I'm planning a solo travel trip to Brussels and was wondering if any American / US Drivers license holders have experience booking an airport car rental through Expedia or similar. Currently, I ...