This activity appears to be permitted in the UK, per Home Office Immigration Rule Appendix V, Visitors Appendix 3 Section 5 (a).
Business - general activities
5 A visitor may:
(a) attend meetings, conferences, seminars, interviews;
(c) negotiate and sign deals and contracts;
(f) gather information for their employment overseas;
I am worried they will (a) not let me board my flight from Edinburgh-Seville;
There are no exit checks when leaving the UK. Airline staff will check your passport to see if you are allowed to enter Spain. They are extremely unlikely to check for an entry stamp. They will just want to see the ID page.
(b) detain me or worse deport me (to the US) from ...
I think you're out of luck for today.
As Richard mentioned, your driver's license is not enhanced, so it really doesn't help you at all.
The usual thing to do in this situation would be to go in person to a passport agency, where a passport can be issued the same day. Unfortunately, there are none in Alaska, and I doubt you have time to fly to another ...
According to the Department of Homeland Security, Nevada does not issues EDLs that can be used to enter the US. Regardless, EDLs cannot be used to enter the US by air.
Furthermore, you will likely be refused entry to Canada, and possibly refused boarding for the cruise (not sure on that, but airlines would typically deny boarding in your circumstance, ...
This is permitted. However, if you are required to speak to a border officer when you arrive, they may be concerned that you are intending to start your studies early. You should bring with you an itinerary for your travels, and your tickets to France. In general, proof of onward travel isn't required when entering the UK as a visitor, but in your case it ...
No, but under the United States' Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), the other documents you could use instead of a passport are fairly limited:
U.S. citizens can present a valid: U.S. Passport; Passport Card; Enhanced Driver’s License; Trusted Traveler Program card (NEXUS, SENTRI or FAST); U.S. Military identification card when traveling on ...
First of all, not any child born abroad to a US citizen parent is a US citizen. Only children whose parents meet the conditions to transmit US citizenship to children born abroad are automatically US citizens at birth.
From what you've described in comments, you met the conditions to transmit US citizenship to your daughter at the time of her birth, and ...
Be careful. One of the early episodes of UK Border Force featured an American?Canadian? Visitor who had a dozen copies of their CV in their suitcase. Obviously there were other factors; that's how they arrived at the luggage search; but the CVs were the last nail in the coffin.
She was a professional worker and none of the factors suggested that she ...
You need either a passport, a Nexus card or an Enhanced Driver's License to enter Canada. See this.
For returning, you can use a passport, Nexus card, Enhanced Driver's license or a birth certificate. Official information here.
So, to answer your title question, no, but you do need another proof of citizenship.
Likely they won't let you on the boat without a passport (like airlines). Even if they do, this is going to be a problem entering into Vancouver.
This site indicates that there's a private company able to do expedited passports in Anchorage in 24h, give them a call ASAP to see if they can do it in time.
Be prepared to pay a hefty fee... $500+
At first I thought "I need a passport". That part is true for sure. US Citizens need a passport to get BACK to the US from just about anywhere, so that's important.
Whether you need a visa or other documentation is country specific. Most of the countries in the EU (Germany among them) are part of the Schengen Agreement. The Schengen agreement allows ...
The US government has expedited service. If you are traveling in the next 2 weeks via plane or cruise ship. The cruise line will most likely reject you due to the stop in Vancouver. You cannot enter Canada with only a Nevada license.
It does not look like there are any offices in Alaska. There are ones in Seattle.
Appendix V to the immigration rules says:
Visitors Appendix 3. Permitted activities for all visitors
4 A visitor may undertake incidental volunteering (i.e. the main purpose of the visit is not to volunteer), provided it lasts no more than 30 days in total and is for a charity that is registered with either the Charity Commission ...