Month: January 2017

Under a J1 visa, you have a 30 day grace period to exit the country starting from the end of the program the J1 visa was for. The expiry of the visa is not relevant, and if the program you applied for has not ended you can continue in the country. Assuming that it is […]

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How can I travel to Mexico during the grace period at the end of my J-1 visa?

I am a French student and currently working in the US under a J-1 visa. This visa will expire on February 28, 2017. I planned to travel in Mexico during the grace period of 30 days I have with this visa. I just learned that I can only travel in the US and not outside […]

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Do US/Iran dual citizens have a problem re-entering US?

My husband was born in Iran. He is a naturalized US citizen and travels on his US passport. We are shortly to travel for tourism, returning through Turkey. He holds an Iranian passport as well, which is only used when he goes to Iran to visit family, which he hopes to do in a few […]

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EDIT: …als je door de douane gaat, zit je op internationaal grondgebied. (…) Dit heeft echter weinig te maken met rechtspraak. In het Verdrag van Tokyo is vastgelegd wie en wanneer jurisdictie heeft. In het geval van Schiphol heeft de Nederlandse wetshandhaving de jurisdictie, welke kan lopen tot in het vliegtuig zelf. Meaning: the law, […]

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I emailed the passport program and asked them, their response: The one you have should be accepted, don’t need to update. along with some other general info as to what constitutes valid citizenship documentation. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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If you do not have the visa problem, the train station is at the basement of the airport. Take the train to Amsterdam Centraal and you will reach the city centre. You can spend a good couple of hours there. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Yes, that is possible. The train from Schiphol airport to Amsterdam Central station takes about 18 min (www.ns.nl). From central station there are several sites nearby: you can walk through the ‘Kalverstraat’ to the Royal Palace at the ‘Dam’ in just 10-15 minutes for example. However, take into account the time to leave the airport […]

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Can I see some of Amsterdam during a five hour layover at Schiphol?

I’m changing planes in late March in Schiphol with a five hour layover. I’ve never been to Amsterdam. Is there anything I can do to see a little bit of Amsterdam and not miss my flight? Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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As stated by Timatic the database used by airlines: Visitors must hold return/onward tickets It doesn’t say “must” for most countries, but here it does. Basically, if the check-in staff checks you carefully enough and notices this, you’re not getting on your flight without a return/onward ticket. If you do make it do Jamaican immigration, […]

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In Australia it is imperative to use the same passport for entering and leaving the country, but they don’t care if you show them your Australian passport or your overseas passport. If you don’t do it like that, they will get confused. I once was in transit from Australia to South Africa, and in Bangkok […]

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