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Hello, apologies if this is in the wrong place.

Quick question, I am travelling back to the U.K. for christmas this year, and heading back to the U.S. in January. The thing is, my U.K. passport expires in march 2013.

Am I ok to travel on this passport, or should I try and renew it prior to december?

many thanks in advance!

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British citizens do not have to have their passport valid for six months beyond the end of their projected stay.

You can enter on that passport, but you will have a maximum stay duration of the expiry date on the passport; so if you entered in January and wanted to remain until April, for example, that would not be allowed and they would only give you until the date of the passport's expiry in March as your period of authorised stay in the US.


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Thanks so much for your help guys!

So it isn't an issue going back to the UK, I assume coming back into the US with just a couple of months left on my passport is ok due to my green card?

As long as it's still valid on the day you enter, it won't matter to the US.

You should certainly get it renewed at your earliest convenience, though.


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Day 0 (4/23/12) Petitions mailed (I-360, I-485, I-765)
2 (4/25/12) Petitions delivered to Chicago Lockbox
11 (5/3/12) Received 3 paper NOAs
13 (5/5/12) Received biometrics appointment for 5/23
15 (5/7/12) Did an unpleasant walk-in biometrics in Fort Worth, TX
45 (6/7/12) Received email & text notification of an interview on 7/10
67 (6/29/12) EAD production ordered
77 (7/9/12) Received EAD
78 (7/10/12) Interview
100 (8/1/12) I-485 transferred to Vermont Service Centre
143 (9/13/12) Contacted DHS Ombudsman
268 (1/16/13) I-360, I-485 consolidated and transferred to Dallas
299 (2/16/13) Received second interview letter for 3/8
319 (3/8/13) Approved at interview
345 (4/3/13) I-360, I-485 formally approved; green card production ordered
353 (4/11/13) Received green card

 

Naturalisation

Day 0 (1/3/18) N-400 filed online

Day 6 (1/9/18) Walk-in biometrics in Fort Worth, TX

Day 341 (12/10/18) Interview was scheduled for 1/14/19

Day 376 (1/14/19) Interview

Day 385 (1/23/19) Denied

Day 400 (2/7/19) Denial revoked; N-400 approved; oath ceremony set for 2/14/19

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