Travelling in SEA for Cambodian Citizens

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Re: Travelling in SEA for Cambodian Citizens

Post by khmerre » Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:17 pm

Kammekor wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:30 am
phuketrichard wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:06 am
my gf got her new 10 year Khmer passport 2 years before her old one was due to expire,
she has both now
PS ; they didn't even cancel the old one , ( although it has now expired) as most western countries do

I can see ur reasoning for keeping old one to establish travel history for u both
^ this, for us too. My wife's old (3Y + 2Y + 2Y extensions) passport was still valid, and they didn't ask for it when applying for a new one. So they did not cancel / damage it.

They might keep track of the new passports given out though.
it could be an idea to apply a new one without mentioning the old one
when your wife applied for the new passport ? many years ago ? now the passport office seems to be pretty well organised
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Re: Travelling in SEA for Cambodian Citizens

Post by khmerre » Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:22 pm

hanno wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:29 am
Kammekor wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:44 am
hanno wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:32 am
phuketrichard wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:06 am
I can see ur reasoning for keeping old one to establish travel history for u both
I can't, TBH. When I used to travel with my ex-wife, the German Embassy knew exactly where and when she had been without need ing her old passport.
If you apply for a Schengen visa you need to provide copies of the peviously issued Schengen visa from the last 5 (or 3? don't remember clearly) years, so I can understand why she wants to keep the old passport if there's previous visa in it.
Nope, not once was that required.
to apply for Schengen visa, UK and maybe US visa surely would help (just help) proving to have been travelled many times abroad and particularly to western countries.
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Re: Travelling in SEA for Cambodian Citizens

Post by hanno » Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:26 pm

khmerre wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:22 pm
hanno wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:29 am
Kammekor wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:44 am
hanno wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:32 am
phuketrichard wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:06 am
I can see ur reasoning for keeping old one to establish travel history for u both
I can't, TBH. When I used to travel with my ex-wife, the German Embassy knew exactly where and when she had been without need ing her old passport.
If you apply for a Schengen visa you need to provide copies of the peviously issued Schengen visa from the last 5 (or 3? don't remember clearly) years, so I can understand why she wants to keep the old passport if there's previous visa in it.
Nope, not once was that required.
to apply for Schengen visa, UK and maybe US visa surely would help (just help) proving to have been travelled many times abroad and particularly to western countries.
Maybe, but I can assure you this was never the case at the German Consulate.
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Re: Travelling in SEA for Cambodian Citizens

Post by khmerre » Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:40 pm

hanno wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:42 am
To the best of my knowledge this does not only apply to all ASEAN countries, but to most countries int he world.
yes, I know

but my question is to visit other ASEAN countries the Cambodian passport must have at least 6 months validity at the moment of the entrance in the foreign country ? or could be less ?

in Europe (before Schengen or now to the UK) European Citizen (sure of some countries) could travel to other european countries with less 6 months validity at the moment of the entrance, just a valid passport.



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Re: Travelling in SEA for Cambodian Citizens

Post by Kammekor » Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:24 pm

hanno wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:26 pm
khmerre wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:22 pm
hanno wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:29 am
Kammekor wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:44 am
hanno wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:32 am


I can't, TBH. When I used to travel with my ex-wife, the German Embassy knew exactly where and when she had been without need ing her old passport.
If you apply for a Schengen visa you need to provide copies of the peviously issued Schengen visa from the last 5 (or 3? don't remember clearly) years, so I can understand why she wants to keep the old passport if there's previous visa in it.
Nope, not once was that required.
to apply for Schengen visa, UK and maybe US visa surely would help (just help) proving to have been travelled many times abroad and particularly to western countries.
Maybe, but I can assure you this was never the case at the German Consulate.
You have to provide it with the answer of question number 26 when using the application form for a short stay (max 90 days) Schengen visa.
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Re: Travelling in SEA for Cambodian Citizens

Post by Kammekor » Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:25 pm

khmerre wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:40 pm
hanno wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 3:42 am
To the best of my knowledge this does not only apply to all ASEAN countries, but to most countries int he world.
yes, I know

but my question is to visit other ASEAN countries the Cambodian passport must have at least 6 months validity at the moment of the entrance in the foreign country ? or could be less ?

in Europe (before Schengen or now to the UK) European Citizen (sure of some countries) could travel to other european countries with less 6 months validity at the moment of the entrance, just a valid passport.



Thanks
You need at least six months left. Otherwise no entry in ASEAN countries.
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Re: Travelling in SEA for Cambodian Citizens

Post by Kammekor » Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:28 pm

khmerre wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:17 pm
Kammekor wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:30 am
phuketrichard wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:06 am
my gf got her new 10 year Khmer passport 2 years before her old one was due to expire,
she has both now
PS ; they didn't even cancel the old one , ( although it has now expired) as most western countries do

I can see ur reasoning for keeping old one to establish travel history for u both
^ this, for us too. My wife's old (3Y + 2Y + 2Y extensions) passport was still valid, and they didn't ask for it when applying for a new one. So they did not cancel / damage it.

They might keep track of the new passports given out though.
it could be an idea to apply a new one without mentioning the old one
when your wife applied for the new passport ? many years ago ? now the passport office seems to be pretty well organised
She applied in Oct 2017
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Re: Travelling in SEA for Cambodian Citizens

Post by khmerre » Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:35 pm

Kammekor wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:28 pm
khmerre wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:17 pm
Kammekor wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:30 am
phuketrichard wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:06 am
my gf got her new 10 year Khmer passport 2 years before her old one was due to expire,
she has both now
PS ; they didn't even cancel the old one , ( although it has now expired) as most western countries do

I can see ur reasoning for keeping old one to establish travel history for u both
^ this, for us too. My wife's old (3Y + 2Y + 2Y extensions) passport was still valid, and they didn't ask for it when applying for a new one. So they did not cancel / damage it.

They might keep track of the new passports given out though.
it could be an idea to apply a new one without mentioning the old one
when your wife applied for the new passport ? many years ago ? now the passport office seems to be pretty well organised
She applied in Oct 2017
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Post by PSD-Kiwi » Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:13 am

Sorry, should clarify my post....old passport gets cancelled and returned to the person
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Re: Travelling in SEA for Cambodian Citizens

Post by pczz » Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:48 am

Kammekor wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:44 am
hanno wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:32 am
phuketrichard wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:06 am
I can see ur reasoning for keeping old one to establish travel history for u both
I can't, TBH. When I used to travel with my ex-wife, the German Embassy knew exactly where and when she had been without need ing her old passport.
If you apply for a Schengen visa you need to provide copies of the peviously issued Schengen visa from the last 5 (or 3? don't remember clearly) years, so I can understand why she wants to keep the old passport if there's previous visa in it.
I have been living eating and cursing Schengen for the last 3 years, but there are a few things relevant here
1/ You do not need the original Schengen just a colour copy. It is on computer and they can look it up to confirm.
2/ If your Khmer friend is an "enduring partner" and you are an EU citizen then they have to give her a visa for free within 3 days. This really pisses of embassies that makes you wait 3 months for an appointment. What constitutes an enduring partner varies from country to country but generally you have to provide evidence that you have lived together FULL TIME for 2 years. Some countries require a marriage certificate. You cannot use this to take your g/f to your home country in the Eu, only other countries. Soif you are French you can use this to take your gf on holiday to spain, but not to take her to france, that would be under your nationalimigration. And before any trolls tell me I am wrong I just did this last year on the advice of the relevant embassy and it worked. The same rule applies if your gf has a child who is an eu citizen froma previous bf perhaps?
3/Lets say you want to go to Holland. There is no Dutch embassy here and their visas are issued by the Germans.
Under Eu law if they refuse you a visa or cannot see you on time you are entitled to go to the nearest Dutch embassy (in Bangkok) and re-apply. we did this when we got refused in PP for no good reason and got the visa in BKK same day we applied ( this was not the dutch, that's just an example).
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