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My wife is travelling back to the Philippines for the first time since coming to America on the k1 visa. She has her green card with her new surname, her passport which still has her old surname, and the marriage license to show why. Will she need anything else? We want to make sure she doesn't have any issues coming back. She also never did the CFO interview because she came from Japan not the Philippines, so we are hoping she will not have any issues there. Any help and advice is greatly appreciated. 

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11 minutes ago, smokeface said:

My wife is travelling back to the Philippines for the first time since coming to America on the k1 visa. She has her green card with her new surname, her passport which still has her old surname, and the marriage license to show why. Will she need anything else? We want to make sure she doesn't have any issues coming back. She also never did the CFO interview because she came from Japan not the Philippines, so we are hoping she will not have any issues there. Any help and advice is greatly appreciated. 

She will need her marriage license to show to immigration when she gets back to the Philippines. She also needs to make sure she books all flights with the name that is in her passport.

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You won't have any issues.   The marriage certificate will tie everything together.  With a green card they won't bother about a cfo sticker.  - They don't bother my wife with her new passport without the sticker.


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11 hours ago, smokeface said:

My wife is travelling back to the Philippines for the first time since coming to America on the k1 visa. She has her green card with her new surname, her passport which still has her old surname, and the marriage license to show why. Will she need anything else? We want to make sure she doesn't have any issues coming back. She also never did the CFO interview because she came from Japan not the Philippines, so we are hoping she will not have any issues there. Any help and advice is greatly appreciated. 

Copy of the marriage certificate is it .. to cover the difference in names between the passport and green card.   Airfare must be purchased in the name in the passport.

 

CFO is a non-issue .... as your wife has a green card (must present it when checking-in with the airlines).   She is not an exiting emigrate.  

 

 


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We just got back yesterday from a visit.

 

Just follow what everyone has posted.

 

1. Airfare in the name of the passport.

2. Marriage certificate for the name issue.

3. CFO - Green Card takes care of that.

 

As a bonus, Green Card holders are lumped in with US citizens when she comes back. 

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