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Does any country punch or used to punch a hole through the whole passport in some cases, and if so, in which cases (e.g., passport cancelation)?

After issuance of a new passport, the old Philippine passport was not punched all the way through. Just on the front cover, last four pages, and the back cover.
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Travel with passport expiring in a month

For Italian passport holders visiting South Korea, it is necessary for the passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended stay period as indicated here https://embassies.net/south-korea-visa-...
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Validity passport non-EU person with Schengen residence

My wife and I are going from Belgium to Italy by plane for a week in June. ... how much validity should she have left on her passport. As a spouse of an EU Citizen, the conditions of the Freedom of ...
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Incomplete first name and last name in flight ticket. Will there be any problem?

My name has a similar structure and many times I booked tickets using the name AAA DDD and never had problems being denied boarding or with border control agents. Two inconveniences I can remember: I ...
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What are examples of "Official Observations" in a passport?

To add to previous answers, I do hold a British passport and I also have a Ph.D. When applying for a British passport, an option is given to add any titles you might hold as previously advised in ...
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What are examples of "Official Observations" in a passport?

One example (from prior to Brexit) was that residents of the Channel Islands or Isle of Man who did not have sufficient connection to the UK (ie having lived in the UK for 5 years or having a parent ...
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What are examples of "Official Observations" in a passport?

The UK Government has the list of possible standard observations and has the following categorization (free text is possible as well): Immigration and nationality observations UK immigration ...
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What are examples of "Official Observations" in a passport?

To add to @Elwyn's answer: Professional titles and forms of address such as Doctor, Judge, Ministers of Religion, Professor, MP, MEP, and QC may on request be entered as an observation in the ...
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What are examples of "Official Observations" in a passport?

I worked for UK Border Force some years back. Examples are an instruction from a UK Consular Official to impound a passport on arrival in the UK. Usually for someone who has been repatriated at UK ...
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Can a dual Israel/USA citizen leave Israel without their American passport?

Technically speaking you only need your Israeli passport for exiting Israel. Also, as other answers mentioned, with the Israeli passport you have visa free access to all of Europe (Armenia and ...
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Going to Amsterdam tomorrow. Two months left on passport

Update: I was able to take the trip by getting an in-person appointment at a passport agency. This wasn't easy since there isn't one close to where I live, but there was one near my connecting flight'...
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Travel with passport expiring in a month

TIMATIC (a travel document database) states Passports and other documents accepted for entry must be valid on arrival. TravelDoc (another competing database) does indicate the same as TIMATIC
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Expired passport and flight tomorrow

There seems to be a book called Het paspoort by one Bruno Frank, but aside from that I can also find nothing relating to "Bruno paspoort." There's a chance that they had in mind some private ...
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Going to Amsterdam tomorrow. Two months left on passport

This is very much a long shot, but it might be possible. See https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/get-fast.html It used to be the case that same- or next-day service was available to ...
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Going to Amsterdam tomorrow. Two months left on passport

I have a return flight booked on 4/10 [2024-04-10]. My passport expires 6/30 [2024-06-30]. Your passport should be valid until 2024-07-10 to fullfil the Schengen Border Code Article 6 (1)(a)(i) ...
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I am Lebanese and a resident in the UAE. Can I travel from the UAE to Lebanon with a transit in Doha, Qatar and a passport less then 6 months?

Assuming you travel with a single ticket, there should be no problem. If you have separate tickets you need to enter Qatar which may require a visa. Entering Lebanon with a Lebanese passport should be ...
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I have 2 given names but I booked a flight ticket with just my first name

I think to avoid any unexpected inconvenience at the checkin/immigration counter, you must follow the way it is mentioned on your passport and ID card issued by your country.
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I have 2 given names but I booked a flight ticket with just my first name

In my experience, airlines are more lenient with this at check-in than you would think they would be after reading their policies. (I have a long three-word second given name that I avoid using ...
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India Entry Requirement - Foreign Traveller - Passport Validity

It appears to depend on your intended departure date. From IATA, entering a departure date after the passport expiry date returns: Passports and other documents accepted for entry must be valid for ...
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Travelling with two passports (same name) - which passport should be used for booking?

Can I book their tickets using only their Chinese passports? Yes. The passport provided for booking is mostly for identification purposes. It does not need to be the passport you travel on, which is ...
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Can someone travel on my passport?

Not legally, no. If someone has been really "travelling on your passport" it can only be because they have a forged passport with the same name and number as yours. You should report this to ...
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Flying to South Korea when passport includes maternal surname but ticket does not

As long as all the parts that are on the ticket are on the passport, you'll be fine. I'm in the same case as you, and never had problems, either in Korea or elsewhere. Someone I know is in a similar, ...
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