Overstay due to ordering a new passport

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Overstay due to ordering a new passport

Post by justin.workman » Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:50 am

Hello there family, I tried to renew my visa at a travel agency they refused as my passport was expiring in 6 months and 3 days. I was advised to go to the American embassy to order a new one. Unfortunately that took about a month so now its $10 a day and I think I'm 36 days over at this point. I am getting a flight back to the Philippines in the next day or two. Firstly is there going to be a problem at the airport to pay this? Is it possible to give the person a few bucks to pay less?
It's not my fault really I had no choice but to wait on the new passport to come in.

Any solid ideas would be great.
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Re: Overstay due to ordering a new passport

Post by phuketrichard » Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:11 am

It is ur fault, u had 9 years 6 months advance notice.
Pay on departure...
In a nation run by swine, all pigs are upward-mobile and the rest of us are fucked until we can put our acts together: not necessarily to win, but mainly to keep from losing completely. HST
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Re: Overstay due to ordering a new passport

Post by justin.workman » Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:12 am

Yes sir it's my fault, but I had no idea they would not renew it with 6 months and 3 days left.
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Re: Overstay due to ordering a new passport

Post by phuketrichard » Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:16 am

Read the first post listed below .."overstay 45 days....". seems u also need an exit stamp....
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Re: Overstay due to ordering a new passport

Post by Doc67 » Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:18 am

I seem to remember seeing a sign at the passport checkpoint saying something like no cash to be paid here. So there is probably an office somewhere in the airport. However, If you are catching a plane in 2 hours I would not rely on doing a deal with them at the airport, they kinda have you over a barrel at that point.

There is an Immigration Department over the road from the airport. It might be a good idea to pay them a visit the day before you travel and explain, as best you can, what happened, that you tried to do the right thing and that you are leaving tomorrow and want to resolve it today. Maybe you'll get a waiver or some discount, but I doubt it. At worst you will know how much and where to pay so your exit will be as smooth and stress free as possible. Just expensive...

Let us know how you get on.... bon voyage
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