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Questions tagged [passports]

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Australian citizen leaving Australia on Irish passport

I was born and live in in Australia, but have Irish citizenship also because my father was born in Ireland. I have an Irish passport but not an Australian one. I want to visit the Cook Islands later ...
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What is the status of children of a person who is British by descent?

My son, born in Rome, is British by descent. He has a newborn in China who he wants to register as British. He has been declined a passport for her as you cannot apparently pass on British ...
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What is the name order on ID such as passports?

I live in Japan. I have an alien card and Australian passport lists surname first then given names. Assuming you have two names at least listed, do all internationally acceptable ID list surname then ...
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Am I a British citizen?

The title says it all, I’m 17 years old and have just had my Brazilian passport renewed. I’m afraid I won’t be able to work because of it. I’ve lived in Scotland for 14 years and my dad is Scottish, ...
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US citizen applying for German dual citizenship with German father

I'm was born in the US (1969), my father at the time was a German citizen living in the US with a green card and married. He is now a US citizen. My goal is to obtain a EU passport and still hold my ...
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Lost passport in Qatar to be replaced in the Philippines. How to go back to Qatar?

I am a Filipino in Qatar. I lost my passport in Qatar but I need to travel back to Philippines for personal reasons. The Embassy will provide a Travel Document in lieu of the lost passport with ...
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Return of passport after UK residence card application

My wife will be applying for a UK residence card soon. She is Argentinian. I understand that the HO will keep both of our passports (I am the British citizen) until the decision is made. Is there any ...
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Immigration to Hong Kong while studying in Canada

I am an international student in Canada holding a Chinese passport, with a temporary resident visa and a study permit on it. Now I plan to immigrate to Hong Kong this August, and if that is successful,...
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Can I get deported?

I’m 18 years old, I live in the U.S. I’ve lived here since I was 8 years old and have never left. I lived in Haiti for a few years before I came to live here at 8. I was born in Canada and currently ...
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Effect of marital status change on study visa in Australia

I was married to an Australian citizen and after around a year we divorced. My marital status on passport and ID card is still single as it was not updated. Now I want to apply for a study visa in ...
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Can a dual national leave Australia on their Canadian Passport?

The Australian government states that dual nationals must enter and leave Australia on their Australian passport. In order to do that, one needs an electronic travel authority (ETA) for Canada. ...
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What should I do if I have misplaced my old expired passports?

I have misplaced my 2 old expired passports. I have my current passport with me. However, I need the old ones for my Australian student visa application. What should I do? My old passports expired 7 ...
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Lost British Passport number

I migrated to Australia in 1974 with my 5 month daughter on my British passport. This passport expired in 1984, was never renewed, and has been lost for many years. For work reasons my daughter needs ...
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New Zealand citizen returning to N.Z. after long stay away

I'm a N.Z. born citizen that has been living overseas for the last 30 years. Left there at 27 yrs of age. My question is, once I renew my N.Z.passport, can I just roll up to N.Z. and live there ...
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Chinese passport

Since this topic is a bit sensitive to be asked directly to the Chinese Embassy, I wonder if someone can answer or knows anyone with experience. PRC (China) does not allow dual citizenship, so if ...
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Male US/Russian dual citizen returning to Russia at 28. Possible risks?

I'm a 28-year-old male with a dual US/Russian citizenship who's going to be entering Russia for the first time in maybe 15 years. I'm slightly nervous about being able to get out once I'm in, since ...
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I live in the Netherlands and I hold an EU passport, but my passport is expiring soon and I lost my id card

I have been living in the Netherlands for almost a year and I hold a EU/Bulgarian passport. My passport is expiring soon and I have lost my ID card. Soon, I'll go to my embassy for it to issue a new ...
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Can I travel with an expired German resident card?

I have been living in Germany since 2010 with a permanent residence card, which must be renewed every 2 years. My passport expired in August, so the same happened with my residence card, because of ...
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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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My employer is holding my passport

I live in Thailand. My previous passport which has 5 years of multiple visas, which my employer kept, on the basis of which I gave resignation. They accepted my resignation letter, and reprimanded me ...
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Dual Citizenship between US and England

I was born in England 1970. By birthright of my father, I became a US citizen in 1991 and moved to the US. Unfortunately I let my UK passport expire. I would like to renew as I might possibly move ...
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Can I renew chinese passport if I renounce US citizenship?

I have a US citizenship. My Chinese passport will expire in two years. I know dual citizenship won't work. I'm considering renouncing my US citizenship in order to renew my Chinese passport. Will ...
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What is a valid passport when migrating to the US on an immigrant visa?

We just received our immigrant visa this month. We are planning to migrate during the 1st week of August, but my son's passport will be expiring on February 23rd, 2016. Can he still use this passport? ...
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What is the highest number of citizenships one can hold?

So I have two citizenships/passports - South Africa and New Zealand. My understanding is if I wanted a British passport, I'd have to give up one of the others. However, SA, NZ and Australia allow ...
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Are 2 passports valid when one is British and the other applied for in Bulgaria

My daughter who is 4 was born in the UK and holds a British Passport. Her mother who is Bulgarian wants her to have a passport from Bulgaria. Question is will she be able to retain the British ...