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

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Does a British citizen needs to work in the UK for applying spouse visa?

I have married to a British citizen in December 2018. He left after 10 days and applied to work in Saudi Arabia. His plan was to apply for my spouse visa from Saudi Arabia rather than the UK because ...
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Entitlement to a British passport

My girlfriend's mother was Ghanaian, her British father died about 15 years ago. She is 36 and lives in the USA. Is she entitled to a British passport because of her father?
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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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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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Changing German Residence Permit Stamped into my Passport to the Normal Separate Residence Permit Card

When I arrived at Germany for my studies in 2015, I applied for Residence Permit and for some reason got it stamped into my passport rather than obtaining the more common separate Residence Permit ID ...
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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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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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Renewing U.S passport living in uk

My U.S passport is over the 15 years expiry date. I DO have a SSN but cannot find it as it was over 20 years since I worked in the US and has been misplaced. I am due to travel to the US soon and am ...
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Passing a border with an infant of a different citizenship

My family is composed of US and French citizens, and lives in the US. My wife, myself and two of our children are French citizen, with an I-765 EAD/AP ("Combo Card") and an H1/H4 visa. We all have ...
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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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Can I apply for a Dutch Passport

I Was Born in Schiedam in 1946 and emigrated to South Africa with my Parents who were both Dutch. In 1967 my father naturalised and became a South African Citizen together with all my siblings who ...
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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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Lost passport after filing Dutch visa application

I just got a job offer in the Netherlands, meaning that I need to get a TEV (entry visa), and an MVV afterwards (residence authorization). I started the process for the TEV with a passport number that ...
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British Citizen with Canadian mother, needing passport

On a recent trip to Canada, I applied for my ETA as I am a British Citizen. It got denied as I was recognised as a Canadian citizen as my mother was born in Canada and always maintained full Canadian ...
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Living in Mexico with soon-to-expire US passport

I am a US citizen living in Mexico. My passport will expire before I get back to the US. Must I make arrangements to return to the US to renew or do I have an extension on this?
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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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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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Can I send an EEA national certified copy of passport instead of the original for an EEA Family Permit?

I'm an extended family member of an EEA national (Italy). We are partners, we currently live together in Uruguay with our son. She's accepting a job offer in the UK and we are relocating. My son is ...
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What is the minimum Passport validity when applying for Niederlassungsurlaubnis?

If all the criteria are met for the German PR, what is the minimum Passport validity should I have in my Passport when applying? I was told from someone it is at least 6 months but I have not found ...
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Traveled to Oman from Malaysia. Passport or visa was not stamped

I'm asking for a friend. She travelled to Oman from Malaysia on a work visa. Upon arrival, they directed her to a different line where she just literally walked past immigration, thinking that it was ...
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Passport renewal : H-1B visa stamping on soon to expire passport

I am on H-1B in the USA and I recently got a new job. My passport is set to expire sometime in 2019 but the H-1B (I-797) expires sometime in 2021. I want to go to India and get the new H-1B stamp on ...
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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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Marrying non EU citizen

I am a EU citizen. I'm currently living in london and I'm looking to marry my partner who's a non EU citizen and he's living in the UK with his parents and my partner is dependent on his moms visa. ...
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When I get a new US passport are other countries able to discover my previous passport number and travel history?

Someone told me recently that any country can easily link a new passport number to a previous passport issued to the same person, say when processing a visa application or something, as if there were ...
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Am I eligible for a Dutch passport (both parents now British)?

Please help me find out if I can become a Dutch National. I was born in Nigeria 1971 to a Dutch expatriate mother and a British expatriate father. As there was no European Community at the time my ...
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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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I have a British passport but my child who is 2 was born in South Africa. What type of visa can I get for my daughter to live in the UK?

I have a British passport but my daughter who is 2 was born in South Africa. I am coming back to live in the UK and want to bring my daughter with me. How do I do this? What type of visa can I apply ...
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Dutch passport query

My grandmother was born in Dutch Sumatra. Shortly after her birth they relocated back to Holland, and she grew up in Amsterdam. Is there any possibility for me to obtain a Dutch passport? Many thanks....
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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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Request passport back while EEA residence card application is pending in UK

I’m a EU resident who applied for UK resident as a EU citizen family member, I’ve done my biometrics and need to travel urgently, will my application be cancelled if I request for my passport?
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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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Does a child born outside the EU qualify for an EU passport if the mother is from an EU country?

If a child is born to a non-EU member father and an EU-member (egPolish) mother outside of the EU - say in the country of the father's residence - does that child qualify for the same passport as the ...
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Using old F1 visa due to Administrative Processing

I recently applied at the American Embassy, New Delhi, for a new F1 visa for my PhD program. After the interview, my passport was collected by the embassy and my case was put under Administrative ...
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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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Am I eligible for a Dutch passport through my biological father and paternal grandparents?

My biological father as well as his parents were born in the Netherlands. My father lived in South Africa for 18 years and never took up the citizenship of South Africa. He has since returned to the ...
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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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Portuguese passport for the children of former Goa residents who became Pakistani citizens

My parents were born in Goa and were married in Goa and have settled in Pakistan. They were born in 1930 and 1931. They had to surrender their Portuguese passport in order to get the Pakistani ...
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How can my daughter acquire Dutch citizenship?

I have a Dutch passport. My daughter wants to re-apply for a Dutch passport, after trying several years ago without result. She has a South African passport and was born in 1978. What would she have ...
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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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South African wife, Dutch husband and 8-year old child (boy)

Please could you let me know how myself and our son can get onto my husband's Dutch passport? We are both South African but he is a Dutch citizen living in South Africa (permanent resident in South ...
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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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Passport comparison between Germany and Canada.

The Henley and Partners Visa free index 2018 lists the German passport as the most powerful in the world with a visa free access to 177 countries. My wife holds a Canadian passport and she is eligible ...
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Dual citizen leaving Australia on a German passport

I've found a number of similar questions. However none of them are an exact match, hence I need to ask this. I just found out that my grandmother in Germany has passed away and I would need to travel ...
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How do we register our child as a Portugese national?

I have been married to an EU national of Portugal. We got married in a non-EU country, whereas I am not from the EU and on a spouse visa in the UK. Now we have a son who is two years old. While ...
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My kids have no Social Security number

My kids were born in Germany. I'm a U.S. citizen. I'm trying to figure out how we get them a SSN and/or get them first a US passport. I can't apply for Birth of a U.S. Citizen Abroad because we are ...
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Is having these 8 citizenships possible?

Currently I'm living in Germany and I only have Polish citizenship and thus a Polish passport. I read that you need to remain in Germany at least 8 years in order to apply for the German citizenship. ...
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Travel to EU with a passport with different number than that on the Bluecard?

I'm asking if there would be any problems for a traveller with such situation: The traveller has a valid EU Blue card and passport, travels to his or her home country for a couple of weeks. During ...
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French Nationality - Surrendering Indian Passport

I have French nationality since birth (born in 1991). However due to various reasons, I have an Indian passport and no French passport. I have not traveled outside India with my Indian passport either....