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When purchasing a flight ticket, is there any point in indicating the passenger's passport number if optional?

When you are flying internationally, your passport data is needed. If you type it in upfront, you save time when checking in. Also, many airlines offer to upload a photo afterwards, and get it ...
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I’m a foreigner with an expired passport which has my valid visa. Can I take a domestic flight in the US if I don’t have any other ID?

The TSA has repeatedly stated that an expired passport is considered valid ID as long as it expired less than one year ago. Even if your passport was beyond this limit, it's still possible to fly if ...
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Why is Ryanair administering an Afrikaans test for South African passport holders?

The answer is in the question. Ryanair believes that many people who present South African passports are not entitled to them. Due to the high prevalence of fraudulent South African passports, ...
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My passport cover is separated can I travel?

Modern passports have the biometric chips in the cover, so if the cover is separate from the interior, you can obviously not use it anymore - the cover could be from any other passport. You need a new ...
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Is a blank paper page on passport normal?

I tried to gently pull it off, and it came off without any trace So I can bet on a fabrication glitch (due to the fact that it has the passport number printed on it), and I am happy to not have to ...
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Is my passport damage as it has this small minor dots on the top on the blank pages rest all the details are in good condition? Should I reissue?

Many passports have the passport number perforated on all interior pages of the passport as a security feature: it allows detection of pages exchanged from another passport (page numbering allows ...
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Malaysian passport name problems regarding first and last name

Actually, I read up on this a lot as I have a Bruneian passport with the same issue. Your name should be written "Michael Tan Ying Qin" in last name, and if possible, you should indicate ...
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