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Freightdog wrote: Tue Jan 17, 2023 11:58 pm Being picky, I know
for outbound travel for less than 9.5 years
It always surprised me, the number of people who turn up at checkin with expired passports. I had always expected that checking one’s passport prior to travel would be a basic preparation.
The problem is in the word 'expired' I guess. Still 179 days before expiration but unable to travel.
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Freightdog wrote: Tue Jan 17, 2023 11:58 pm Being picky, I know
for outbound travel for less than 9.5 years
It always surprised me, the number of people who turn up at checkin with expired passports. I had always expected that checking one’s passport prior to travel would be a basic preparation.
I have reason to believe the young person in question is from the UK but I might be wrong. If so, it might also be worth figuring in the 18 week wait for UK passports these days. Brexit, yeah. Good luck with that. 8-)
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Yep the war in Ukraine, Covid, Nurses strikes, Floods in california etc ? all brexit :please:
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Okay, the Brexit comment was unnecessarily cruel but what other country takes 18 weeks to deliver a passport to their subjects?
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yawn
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Well I understand your boredom but I say good luck to her, hopefully she'll be able to travel in 2024.
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At least that's one problem I don't have. My passport is full after 2-3 years, so it doesn't expire. Not hailing from a failed state also helps - it takes me no longer than 2-3 weeks to get a new passport if and when needed.
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Alex wrote: Wed Jan 18, 2023 6:32 am At least that's one problem I don't have. My passport is full after 2-3 years, so it doesn't expire. Not hailing from a failed state also helps - it takes me no longer than 2-3 weeks to get a new passport if and when needed.
Used to be after 3 years i'd need get an additional 50 pages added, those days are gone,
as i get older i travel less, (since Oct 2019 only been to Nepal and Cambodia) I will be renewing my 10 year passport next year with 14 months left on it an still 4-5 empty pages
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2sevensclash wrote: Wed Jan 18, 2023 1:12 amyawn
I applied for a replacement UK passport on October 10th and received it on December 8th in Phnom Penh, so 8 weeks. I have heard stories of 12+ weeks, so maybe I was lucky. They advise the process can take up to 16 weeks.

If your niece is thinking of applying while traveling, be prepared for 16 weeks in one place - once you apply you cannot use your old passport.
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You require a minimum of 6 months validity remaining on your passport when you enter Cambodia, whether entering with an e-Visa or Visa on Arrival.

But...to apply for a Visa Extension of Stay, then you must have at least 6 months validity remaining on your passport from the date the EOS you are applying for will expire ie. If applying for a 12 mth EOS then you need a minimum 18 months passport validity.
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