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can i travel on indian passport after australian citizenship

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India explicitly states that it isillegalto travel on an Indian passport after obtaining citizenship in another country. If I do travel on an Indian passport, there are penalties which get applied when I surrender my passport.

How can I travel to Canada with an Indian passport?

To do so, we need to get the Canadian Passport first, surrender the Indian passport then apply OCI/Indian visa. “Even after acquiring the Canadian citizenship, the Indian passport can be used to travel for 3 months from the day of getting the Canadian citizenship.

How long after British citizenship can I travel in India (and why)?

After you get British Citizenship for up to three months, you can travel on your Indian passport. The three-month period is calculated from the date of acquisition of foreign nationality on the certificate of naturalization.

Can I apply for an Australian declatory visa on my Indian passport?

You may be able to apply for an Australian Declatory Visa on your Indian passport. It’s a visa that is given to dual citizens who need to travel on a non-Australian passport due to compelling reasons.: Hu_Lion writes… Will I be able to apply directly at the passport office – say the next day?

Can I travel on an Indian passport after renouncing my citizenship?

You’d usually need to formally renounce your citizenship before your passport of your previous citizenship is cancelled. India explicitly states that it is illegal to travel on an Indian passport after obtaining citizenship in another country. If I do travel on an Indian passport, there are penalties which get applied when I surrender my passport.

What to do if you have a passport issue?

Your best bet is to call the passport office and see what arrangement can be made.

How long is the waiting period for passport application?

" Will I be able to apply directly at the passport office – say the next day? "#N#You pretty much just answered it yourself: there’s a 10 day waiting period so information can be put onto the system.

How long does it take to get a passport?

Technically, the commitment is 3 weeks PLUS delivery – that’s what we (passport interviewers) are supposed to quote, and we are instructed to not say anything less than that. Reality is, the Passport Office is pretty good and in my experience they’re usually quicker than that – but understandably they are conservative in what they commit to, especially given that lots of people leave their passport to the last minute and don’t want to pay for priority processing.

Where can I lodge my citizenship application?

What I can say is that you can lodge your application at a post office as soon as you have all the documentation, including of course the physical citizenship certificate. In fact you could go straight from the ceremony (assuming they hand you the certificate at the ceremony) to the post office.

Can I apply for a passport after the citizenship ceremony?

I had my citizenship ceremony last night and applied for my passport at an Australia Post outlet this morning. So, yes, you can apply for a passport immediately after the ceremony. All you need is the citizenship certificate.

Is the passport application still available?

Yes, paper forms are still available but the Passport Office is trying to push people online. We’re not supposed to display the forms any more; the "how to apply online" flyer is there instead. You have to ask for the form at the counter.

Can I go to the post office to get a passport?

Well, I can’t speak for the passport office and whatever they need to have on their system. What I can say is that you can lodge your application at a post office as soon as you have all the documentation, including of course the physical citizenship certificate. In fact you could go straight from the ceremony (assuming they hand you the certificate at the ceremony) to the post office.

How long does it take to get a passport?

According to http://travel.state.gov/passport/processing/processing_1740.html, it takes several weeks, even with expedited service. But it is possible to schedule an appointment to apply in person at a passport agency if you need it faster than that.

When did day 67 arrive?

Day 67 03/29/ 2013 Greencard Arrived . Applied for SSN

When did USCIS change to testing and interview ready?

Day 25 02/14/2013 USCIS status changed to Testing and Interview ready for interview scheduling

Do you have to use a lawyer for DCF to ROC?

We never had to use a lawyer – from DCF to ROC to Naturalization we did it all together. I must say the wait times for ROC were much shorter back in 2009, it is much longer for current applicants.

Is immigration based on where you were born?

Then you realize this whole immigration stuff is strictly based on where you were born.

Do they take your green card away?

They do take your green card away before they give you that certificate of citizenship that may lead into problems coming back. My wife to be at the time came here many times with her B1/B2 visa, but each time she came here, our POE wanted to see her return ticket to issue her an I-94 with a close time limit to her return ticket. When generous would give her an extra couple of weeks.

What does the immigration office want to know about India?

During immigration at India, the office wanted to know if the person is entring India for good or going back. It has different implications for paying import duty.

What happens if you leave India with a US passport?

If you try to leave with your US passport, it will not have a record of entry into India or an Indian visa. After this happens you will immediately be thrown into a jail.

Can I use my Indian passport after naturalization?

I did not want to say it, but yes be prepared to pay bribe (or fine) if you want to use your Indian passport after naturalization.

Do Indian officers waive stamps?

From what I have seen, Indian officers never ever waive people in. While you can still get by, it is very likely they will check for the entry stamp when you try to exit.

Is it illegal to surrender an Indian passport?

What you’re thinking of doing is illegal. It is people who have been doing this sort of thing that have wreaked havoc on everyone else because that is why the Indian govt came up with the wonderful surrender certificate, passport cancellation and fees process.

Can I travel to India if I am an Indian citizen?

You are no more Indian Citizen so you can not use Indian paasport and you must get visa/OCI/PIO to travel to India.