Questions tagged [passport]

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Is it illegal to withhold someone's passport and green card in California?

My uncle's daughter is the petitioner in Beaumont California (father and daughter relationship). Before my uncle left the daughter's house, He asks for his Philippine passport and U.S. alien-green-...
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Is a passport proof or presumption of citizenship?

This is not a joke question. I've learned something strange through the reply to a minor interpellation by parliament. One would assume that a passport is a proof of citizenship of that country? In ...
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Where can Government's database of lost/invalid documents be found? [closed]

I am looking for government publicly accessible databases/APIs where I can send a request to check whether a document "XXXXXX" is registered as stolen/lost/invalid/etc. I know such databases/APIs ...
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Passport requirements for travel between a US territory and a US state

I am trying to find out what US law says about foreign travelers flying between US territories and the "mainland." For example, flying from Guam to Hawaii or from Puerto Rico to Florida. 8 CFR 215.1(...
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Identity Identification [closed]

I don’t quite know if I chose the right section on the site, but, nevertheless, how to identify a person by any documents within the law in different countries? If I understand correctly, in many ...
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Is it illegal for a family member to withhold an adult's U.S. passport?

In March, my parents and I submitted our passport applications to take a trip. I received my passport at my home. And the Passport office states that my parent’s passports were delivered to their ...
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Can a passport copy be notarized using subscribing witness jurat?

I am a California Notary Public. I have a person in India who needs a copy of their passport notarized. Can he fill out a "Copy Certification by Document Custodian" in front of a Subscribing Witness,...
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What if a US dual citizen gets a US visa stamp on his foreign passport?

I was born in Canada but became a US citizen through my US citizen father at birth. My father lives in the US, so I came down here to acquire proof of my US citizenship (which of course I now have!) ...
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Using passport as domestic ID

I turned 18 last July and I do not currently have a drivers license, nor a state ID (meaning I have no actual photo ID) . However, I do have a passport. Can I use this when people ask for ID, given ...
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Stolen passport and loan is taken or company opened who is liable for fraud?

One of my relatives got his wallet with EU passport, drivers license and his credit cards stolen in Kiev... He immediately told about this to his bank, police and embassy, so at this point everything ...
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Do any UK laws dictate how a person's title shall be determined on their passport?

This question is related to gender issues, and should be seen in that context. A person's legal gender in UK law and on official UK documents such as a passport, is legally determined. But what ...
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Is it illegal to possess a counterfeit national ID card without actually using it?

I just came across a lost counterfeit French national ID card on a bus with my name, photo and correct personal details. I am fairly sure about who created or ordered it (without my permission) My ...
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Can a US citizen with dual citizenship travel without getting a US passport?

Flying with my daughter next week to Israel. She was born in the US, has currently only Israeli passport. Her passport does have a US visa of course. We're nonpermanent residents. So I have to go ...
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Passport for adopted American w/o birth certificate

I was born on a now closed military base in Germany and am an American citizen living in Oregon. I've had two passports in my life, both of which have been lost for quite some time. I have no idea ...
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Can a US passport be used in advertisements?

I recently saw an ad on facebook using a picture of a passport, and it seems a bit fraudulent but I can't any law restricting the use? So, is this allowed or are there certain cases for which it 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 can my wife apply for US passport (she has a green card)?

My wife is a citizen of Ukraine. She came over on a K-1 visa and we married. She had a 2 year green card and now has a 10 year green card. The question is this, how soon can she apply to become a ...
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Why do passport applications ask for the information they ask for?

In the U.S., the passport application asks for: A contact and their information Intended destination for the first use of the passport Details about one's parents Why is this information part of the ...
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Is it illegal for a family member to withhold/hide the passport of a legal adult, from the rightful owner - in the UK?

If yes, what action should be taken and on what grounds is it classed as illegal? Considering that both individuals are UK citizens, with a passport registered respectively, does it go against the ...
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Is it legal to submit fake digital identification documents to private companies?

Suppose that Facebook asks me to verify my identity. Is it then legal for me to create a fake digital image of a passport showing my pseudonym as the real name and submit that as if it were an image ...
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Copyright of passport pictures

Let's say Person1 takes camera pictures of the following items and releases them as public domain: The external cover of her own USA passport The external cover of the USA passport of a willing ...