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What to fill-in on the arrival form on "kind of Passport"?

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What to fill-in on the arrival form on "kind of Passport"?

Hi hi,

I know there's a form need to fill out when arrive at the airport. I try to print them out to fill in for now as people suggested. There's a blank to write "Kind of Passport" beside the Passport number. Do anyone know what is it mean of the "Kind of Passport"? Does it mean the which country of the Passport? Please help.

Thanks!

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1. Re: What to fill-in on the arrival form on "kind of Passport"?

We had the same question and found out "kind of passport " . Regular . as opposed to diplomatic or business. I hope i am right. I got the info from vietnam visa corporation. Also what did you fill in for " issued by " ???. We think we say Canada. Get back to me and we will get through this together. :). Me and my wife are going dec 26 ....you ?

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2. Re: What to fill-in on the arrival form on "kind of Passport"?

i forget how i did it

one thing for sure though if its wrong they will let you know

i didnt sign mine until i got to the front just in case it was wroing

also i noticed there are a lot of people forgetting their pics

if you tyrpe in "entry and exit form" in the ta seach box i do know someone has filled out a dummy one and explains what has to go where

good luck heppy travel

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3. Re: What to fill-in on the arrival form on "kind of Passport"?

They scrapped the arrival form a couple of years ago. Not an issue any more.

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4. Re: What to fill-in on the arrival form on "kind of Passport"?

"They scrapped the arrival form a couple of years ago. Not an issue any more."

The OP is referring to the Application for Entry and Exit form, which is most certainly still required for people applying for a visa on arrival.

Snow and two4travel, somewhere on the details page of your passport the letter P (for personal) should appear unless you have a business or diplomatic passport. That is the letter you should put on the form.

The issuer of the passport should be shown on the same page. I don't have my passport to hand at the moment, but for the UK it's something along the lines of UKPO, as in UK Passport Office.

Edited: 19 December 2013, 03:54
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5. Re: What to fill-in on the arrival form on "kind of Passport"?

Ah OK, got it. A friend of mine once wrote "Forgery" in this field as he was convinced noone reads the forms. He still got his visa :)

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6. Re: What to fill-in on the arrival form on "kind of Passport"?

Kind of Passport refers to the following types of passport:

Diplomatic - Official - Ordinary - UN Laisser Passer - Temporary Passport etc etc.

All of which are processed in different ways and some in different processing lanes.

Best regards. Ian

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7. Re: What to fill-in on the arrival form on "kind of Passport"?

Thanks everyone for your help . Yes our passport is type "P". Now do we glue our photo to the form . ?

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8. Re: What to fill-in on the arrival form on "kind of Passport"?

"Now do we glue our photo to the form . ?"

Completely up to you. If you hand it over loose the immigration officer will staple it to the form.

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9. Re: What to fill-in on the arrival form on "kind of Passport"?

thank you for that quick response.

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10. Re: What to fill-in on the arrival form on "kind of Passport"?

We arrive Dec 26. We have applied and received our visas here in Australia it appears they did nothing with the photos we sent them ? Just approved and stuck a visa approval in our passports. Is there anthing else that we will need to know upon arrival at hanoi ? We don't need to take a photo or any other form ?