Questions tagged [passport]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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UK passport for a child born to a UK citizen mother

I'm a UK citizen born in Austria (my parents are both UK citizens - father born in the UK and mother in India). I have a British birth certificate and a British passport. I now live in Austria and ...
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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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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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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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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....
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Permanent Residency for EU citizen

I have just submitted the application after more than 5 years residency in UK. I am required to send some documents together with the application including my passport. Do you know how long it takes ...
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Wrong stamp in my passport!

I travel on a NZ passport and have lived in the UK since 2006. I travelled to Canada in June 2016 to begin a 2 year Canadian working visa but on a trip back to the UK in July I received a 6 month visa ...
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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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How to pay in advance to the returning passport that was sent to the embassy?

As my previous question, there are two options to send my passport from the Netherlands to our embassy (The Syrian embassy) in Spain, which are: PostNL: There's a special service for valuable things ...
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Born in France but left at an early age: Can I obtain the French citizenship?

I was born in France and lived there until the age of 3 then moved back to my country which is Iraq, so my question is what are the procedures that i need to follow to get the French passport if ...
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Is there a secure way to send a passport from the Netherlands to Spain?

I want to send my passport to our embassy in Madrid. I live in the Netherlands. What are my options? PostNL? is it safe to send the passport using it?
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Getting a Dutch Passport

Can I get a Dutch passport if my father was born in Holland and both grand parents were dutch? I was born in New Zealand and my father immigrated here in the 1950's. My mother is Kiwi. Dad become a NZ ...
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Am I eligible for a Dutch passport through my grandfather who is a Dutch citizen? [closed]

My Grandfather was born in the Netherlands and was a Dutch citizen until his recent death. He spent most of his life outside the Netherlands but never took up South African citizenship. Will I be ...
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How long does it currently take to get a new biometric Israeli passport if you visit Israel in person?

Since July 1st Israel will only issue biometric passports within Israel. And as far as I understand consulates are not equipped with biometric scanners, so from now on they will only issue 5 year ...
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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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I have valid h1b but my passport is expired in USA. Can I work at clients location legally? I have applied for renewal of my passport.

My Indian passport is currently expired and I have valid h1b until Aug , 2018. As per I 9 , am I legally eligible to work at clients location?
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How to get dual citizenship in the EU? [closed]

I was born in Canada in 1970. My father was born in the Netherlands in 1948 and came to Canada when he was five. He holds a Canadian passport. My mother was born in Germany in 1949 and came over when ...
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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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Dutch citizenship for my son. His grandmother still has Dutch citizenship

I want to know whether my son is able to be eligible for a Dutch passport. My Grandmother still lives in Holland (she is 108 years old!!) and my mother lives in South Africa. She still has a Dutch ...
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Am I eligible for a Dutch passport?

My father is a Dutch citizen and was born of Dutch parents in Rotterdam, (i.e. grandfather and grandmother were both Dutch) and although he resides in South Africa did not give up his Dutch ...
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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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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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how to import and register a car in Hungary?

for example, we bought a 2008 ford mustang GT-CS in the Netherlands. we deregistered it and had temporary registration number plates issued. we drove it through germany and austria. so, can anyone ...
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How does a U.S. citizen move from the United States without a passport?

I'm a U.S citizen who can't obtain a U.S. passport. I want to move to Panama (prepared to give up us citizenship) and obtain a Panamanian passport to move about freely. I have employment opportunities ...
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Is there such thing as a Greek ancestral visa/passport

I really would appreciate any help. My dad was born in Greece in 1951. Both his parents were born in Greece. He moved to South Africa to work for a relative in 1965, when he took up residence the ...
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Changing name in country of residency but not in country of birth

My partner and I migrated from Poland to England four years ago, and here we got married. Wife wants to take my name, and while this is a simple procedure in England, Poland is very problematic, and ...
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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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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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How to get a UK driving license as a non-UK national if your passport is with the Home Office?

I am living in the UK and my passport is at the Home Office for a extension as a partner of an EU national. Some issue came up and I was sent back the document and I have to send them back. My problem ...