Questions tagged [passport]

National identification document used for travel, visa, and citizenship evidence purposes.

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How can you get a US Birth Certificate, SSN & Passport for the child of US Citizens born in Israel?

If a two married US-Israeli citizens (dual-citizenship) have a child in Israel, what do they need to do (ie: what forms do they need to fill out and bring where, in what order, etc) in order to get ...
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My US passport is out of pages for visa stamps, what can I do when out of my home country?

I've been continuously renewing a short term tourist visa while going through the process of permanent residence for the last few years, which has resulted in the consumption of all available space in ...
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Can I board a flight to Canada without a passport?

I have an employer in Canada sponsor a visa for me so that I can go and work there as a skilled immigrant. In Iran, under certain circumstances which currently apply to me, you either have to give a ...
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Leaving Australia on a foreign passport

I have read everything I can find, but still don't have a definitive answer, so: I am a dual citizen, USA and Australia. I am about to leave Australia, but just noticed my Australian passport is ...
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Reasons for UK citizen to not get an Irish passport?

The United Kingdom has opted to leave the European Union, this may make travelling and visiting my holiday home abroad more difficult, or even stop me from working abroad in the future. My mother is ...
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When flying within Japan, is the zairyu card enough? Do I need my passport too?

Long-time foreigners in Japan walk around with their small zairyu card ("gaijin card") rather than having to carry their bulky passport. But when taking the plane within Japan (for instance Sapporo-...
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Can I renew my blue card (from Germany) even if my passport expired?

I'm from a non-EU country and I have a blue card from Germany and I'm working there. Both my passport and the blue card are going to expire at the same time in a year from now. When my passport ...
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Can a green card holder enter the US with a passport having less than 6 months remaining?

The title pretty much says it. In many cases I see things that say someone must have at least 6 months left on their passport to enter a country. In this case, I am interested in whether a permanent ...
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Leaving Australia as a dual national but without an Australian passport

My children and I will soon be Australian dual nationals. My wife insists that some of her friends in a similar situation have never bothered applying for Australian passports for their kids: instead, ...
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Visa cancellation when you quit your job in Thailand

When you quit your job in Thailand and the employer has to cancel your visa, do we necessarily have to give them the original passport so that they can cancel the visa or can it be done on a copy of ...
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How many expired passports do I need, when getting my child's first US passport?

Reading the checklist for what I need when getting my child's first US passport (we live in Israel) at the US consulate, one of the items reads: The U.S. citizen parent(s) must present his/her ...
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Child born in UK to Indonesian citizens

My wife and I are both Indonesian nationals, currently living in the UK on a Tier 2 Visa. We had a baby born in the UK recently. He has a birth certificate and no passport. How do we get him a ...
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Do I qualify for a Dutch passport?

I am 22 years, born 18 July 1994 My grandmother and grandfather were born and lived in The Netherlands, they moved to South Africa during World War 2. My mother was born here in South Africa, she ...
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Marriage between Colombian and USA citizen

I currently live in Puerto Rico and my fiance lives in Colombia. We both have kids and she shares custody with her kid's parent. We are planning to get married but we don't want to leave either ...
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If you give up your US Citizenship, what happens to your active passports?

If you're now living in a new country and have a US passport, and decide to take on the citizenship of said new country - sometimes you're unable to have dual citizenship. In this case, let's say you'...
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Born abroad to a British mother, can I get British citizenship?

I was born in the USA in 1992 to an American father and a Scottish Mother. My father married my mother in 1978 and moved here to USA in 1991, the rest of all my siblings were born in Scotland and have ...
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Where do I get my UK passport renewed (in the Netherlands)?

I am a UK citizen currently living in the Netherlands. What would I have to do, or where would I have to go, in order to renew my passport?
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What's the procedure for somebody who has lost their US passport while living in Taiwan?

I'm travelling in Taiwan, currently in a little village on the east coast with quite a few expats. I just ran into one acquaintance from the US who tells me he thinks he's lost his passport. Given ...
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Proving my identity while my passport is being renewed

My UK passport will expire this year, so I need to get it renewed. The process requires me to send my current passport to the UK, and it will be returned by post. However, it will certainly be ...
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Passport expired while outside the US

My passport expired in early May of this year. My mother and I have lived down in Baja for about four years now so she can write her books. We make trips up to the states but not so many. I actively ...
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Do I have to take my children to Ireland in order to apply for their first Irish passport?

We live in London, their mother is from Northern Ireland. As you know many Britons apply for Irish passports since the referendum results. Do I have to drag the children all the way to Ireland in ...
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Getting a French passport - born abroad to a French mother

I was wondering if any of you have any experience with this: I am looking at getting a French passport. My mother is French and I was born in the UK. My birth was registered at the French Consulate ...
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What is the cheapest EU passport that can be “bought”?

Many (most? all?) countries allow non-citizens to effectively "buy" a passport, although they may not always phrase it that way. For instance, by agreeing to invest Euro X and start a business ...
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EU spouse with extended passport refused visa

I would like to exercise my right according to Directive/2004/38/EC to permanently move to Portugal with my wife.
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Is a Canadian IEC work permit limited by passport expiration date, and if so can it be extended later?

I am from Ireland. My application for a Canadian working holiday visa has been accepted (through the IEC programme, I have my Port of Entry letter, and when I arrive I should get a work permit). It is ...
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Irish stamp but living in UK residence card application

I came in on a tourist visa from the states via Ireland to the UK. Due to being blind I was not aware that they gave me a stamp in my passport in Ireland but not when I flew on the same day into the ...
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Australian Passport processing Time

I went into the consulate the other day to apply for the renewal of my Australian passport as I was born there and haven't renewed it in the past year. I had all the documents in order and the ...
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Is it legal for dual citizens to have two completely different official names in the two countries where they are citizens?

Details: I'm a Hungarian citizen by birth, moved to the UK a few years ago. I changed my name in the UK via Deed Poll to an English name, which is completely different from my Hungarian one (both ...
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Passport validity for H1B visa stamping

I got my H1b approved. I need to go for visa stamping and my passport is about to expire in next 10 months. Is it OK to go with current passport or do I need to renew it before going to visa stamping?
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I have a new passport. What to do with regards to my UK visa?

I moved to the UK last year because of work. I have recently had a new passport this year, because my previous passport was expiring. Do I need to have the UK visa sticker on my new passport as well? ...
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Bookworm ate passport

Yes, this may be ridiculous as it sounds, but it happened. I left my passport on my desk for about 2 months. The desk is small and not very dirty. But today when I picked up the passport I noticed ...
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Child born to British, Polish & Singaporean parents in the UK

Me (Polish & British citizen) and my wife (Singaporean citizen with ILR) live in the UK, where our daughter was born nearly a year ago. It's clear that she is eligible for all 3 nationalities. We ...
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I've lost my passport and residence permit while staying in Austria. What are my next steps?

This is a copy of the same question I asked on the travel forum and there they asked me to ask about it here. I am an Indian student residing in Italy, my girlfriend is also a student from India ...
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(UK - Tier 2 visa) I am a tier 2 visa holder and was overseas (out of UK) when I was dismissed from my job. I am still overseas, can I return to UK?

I am a Tier 2 visa holder employed by a large accounting firm in London, UK. I was dismissed from my job 2 weeks ago whilst out out of the UK (was overseas). I left the UK on 31 Nov 18, was ...
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US nonimmigrant: passport expiration while in the US

If someone lives in the US in a nonimmigrant status, is the person required to maintain a valid passport while the person is in the United States? If so, citations for the relevant portions of the US ...
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Passport for UK child born abroad [closed]

I am a British citizen by birth. My wife is a Colombian national by birth and naturalized British. We have just had a child, born in Colombia, where we are currently residing. If I understand ...
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How to find a good photographer/company to make proper passport photos for a Dutch passport issued by a Dutch consulate abroad?

The Netherlands have photo requirements that differ from those required by the Belgium authorities. Each time I have to renew a passport it is always a big gamble to get proper pictures. On many ...
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Applying for a Sweden student visa while in UK as a student for an Indian citizen

My question is similar to Applying for a Student Visa in Germany from Netherlands as a Non-EU citizen? I am a student in UK enrolled in a Masters program. I recently finished my Masters (September, ...
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What can I do for a pair of kids who are in China with expired passports, expired visas?

An old couple in my neighborhood are caring for a pair of kids, their grandchildren. Apparently the intent was for them to travel from their birth country, Belize, and stay in China under their care ...
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Can a request for an Indian passport be denied if a passport is lost more than two times?

Recently my fiancee's passport was stolen in Vienna. Unfortunately this is the second time such a thing has happened. When she reapplied for a new passport at the Embassy in Vienna, she was issued a ...
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EU citizen living in a non-EU country issuing citizenship for wife and daughter. Where is easier and faster?

I have read a lot about this topic and even though I am well informed, my case and question is quite specific. I am Argentine and Italian citizen. I want to issue my wife's and daughter's citizenship ...
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Registering US Birth Abroad - CRBA / SSN / Passport lock

I'm a US Citizen, currently in Romania, and I'd like to register my child's birth abroad and get her SSN and US Passport. The US Embassy in Romania says that you can apply for the CRBA and US ...
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Is a Social Security number required to apply for a USA child passport?

Can one be applied for without getting an SSN?
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what is the place of issue of a passport?

I am an Italian citizen who lives in the UK. when applying for an Indian Visa (or any other Visa) they ask for the place of issue of my passport. That is the Italian consulate in London UK. what is ...
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Can I travel outside UK with new US passport without first updating BRP?

I am a US citizen living in the UK on a Tier 1 visa. I've just submitted a passport renewal application because my US passport expires soon, and assuming there are no hiccups in that process, I should ...
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Can I travel to the UK from Dubai with a Portuguese passport but without surrendering my Indian passport?

Two years ago I had applied for Portuguese citizenship (As my father is a Portuguese citizen by descent) while I was in Goa. Then I traveled to the UAE with a visa on my Indian passport. After being ...
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Ukraine, dual citizenship & passport ownership

I had a few questions regarding dual citizenship. I was born in Ukraine in 96, moved to the UK in 05 and recently received British Citizenship. I’m currently in the process of applying for a British ...
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Is a social security number required for a passport for an adult?

I was born in the USA and at the age of 2 I moved to Mexico City where I lived here all my life. Now I want to have my US citizen passport but don't have the SSN. Do I need to get this Social ...
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New passport in married name - UK spousal visa

I have received my new passport in my married name. Do I have to transfer my UK spousal visa from my old passport in my maiden name? OR can I just travel with them both until it is time to renew the ...
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Do applicants of first time child British Passports in the USA need countersignatures?

I've had a look at the Government Site on overseas applications for the USA, and the checklist for supporting documents too. However over here, it says I need a countersignature. The issue is I just ...