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

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Can Romanian passport holder work in Switzerland?

I'm an Israeli who's about to get a Romanian passport. I want to know if I have the option to work in Switzerland. Do I just enter the country and am able to work, for example, as a waiter in a ...
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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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Am I eligible for a Dutch passport?

Hi I was hoping someone might be able to shed some light on this situation for me. I have searched relentlessly but have been unable to find a clear answer to my query. My mother's mother was born in ...
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Can I buy a car in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, and take it to Turkey? [closed]

As a Turkish citizen, would I be able to buy, insure, and register a car in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq? Luxury vehicles (and the petrol/gasoline prices) are much less expensive there than in Turkey. ...
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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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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 you buy a car in Spain as a non-resident?

For example, a Turkish citizen buys a Spanish-registered car in Spain, but he is a non-resident of Spain. Is it possible to register the car on the bearer's Turkish passport? Can the Turkish citizen ...
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How many passports can I have? [duplicate]

By birth, I am a Bangladeshi citizen and have a valid passport. I also have Italian citizenship and thus also carry an Italian passport. I have been living in the UK for a certain time, and I want to ...
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visa and passport

I was working in Thailand, I had some problems at my home so I resigned at the company, the employer said he is not accepting my resignation and is not cancelling my visa or work permit either. They ...
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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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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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Are photos with rounded corners ok for US passports?

Are photos with rounded corners accepted for US passports (or other forms asking for passport size photos)? Example: What I have found so far is inconclusive: The official requirements do not ...
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What is the purpose of relative addresses in Passport application?

I am working in USA with H1B VISA. I am from India. Now I am applying passport renewal. In the renewal application form, there is a section where I have to give 2 of my relatives/friends address who ...
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Question related to Indian Passport renewal in USA [closed]

I am planning to renew my Indian passport as it is going to expire with in a year. The passport section asking to provide 2 friends are relatives address and phone numbers. From the below list who are ...
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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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Am I eligible for a British Passport if my father was British, but I was born before my parents' married? [closed]

My father is a British Citizen and holds a British passport and Australian passport. My mother is from the Philippines. I was born before they officially got married, however I am still able to hold ...
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Am I able to get a UK passport [closed]

I wanted to ask if it was possible for me to get a British passport. I was born in the UK but both me and my parents are not British. So am I able to get a passport?
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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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Downside of withdrawing you passport

Due to domestic problem, I have decided to withdraw my visa application for extending of my stay from home office which was gone for extension couple of months ago. While my lawyer tell me there won'...
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My overseas girlfriend are not using her own passport but we need to get married? so how?

This is a serious problem and quite a long story but here goes. About 6-7 years ago, my girlfriend (from indonesia) come to malaysia(my place) with a social visit pass but work here illegally. She ...
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Name split on passport validity

My name was printed incorrectly on my Indian passport (Validity: Dec 2017)and due to that I am facing lot of issues in the US. Now, I am planning to get the passport corrected. Name as mentioned on ...
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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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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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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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Did not get passport stamped in Oman to UAE

I am in Dubai with a tourist visa and had to exit UAE-to-Oman for a visa change. I got a job in Dubai and had to get my Employment Visa stamped. So I went from Dubai to Oman to "exit". However in Oman,...
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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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French EU Passport, but not yet a citizen of France

I have a French passport and I just moved to France. What is the process of being a citizen/what papers and documents to I need to possess to be able to work and go to school and live? I know I need ...
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about Last name [closed]

My name is Geetha. I don't have last name in any of my records (i.e Marks Cards, DL, Adhar card, voter id). Now I work for a company and they are asking for Last name which I don't have. Any how I ...
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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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Obtaining a British passport, as someone born in the UK to Canadian parents

I was born in the United Kingdom (Canadian parents) in London in 1994. I am now living in Canada and have a Canadian passport. Can I apply for a British passport?
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Getting new I-94 and new stamp on new passport

My old passport is expiring on Jun 18. 2015. Problem: Upon entry to US in Jan 2015 on H-1B visa, officials at San Francisco airport put a "Valid entry till" stamp to date: Jun 18, 2015, the day my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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US citizen interested in applying for EU passport through Italy

I am a US born citizen with a grandfather (on my mother's side) born in Italy. I was told that by his blood line, I am elegible to apply for Italian citizenship which would allow me to apply for an ...
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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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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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Waiting time when applying for a German passport abroad?

I've noticed that there are a fair amount of Germans on this website. I just applied for my first German passport at the consulate and they told me that it takes around 8-10 weeks to arrive, which ...
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May I travel in Schengen zone with an expired EU passport? [closed]

The passport has expired 2 years ago. I want to travel by plane on a direct flight from Lisbon to Austria. I might not be able to get a new passport from my embassy on time (I'm a resident in Portugal)...
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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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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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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?