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Getting a non-US passport as a US citizen

Travel Forums General Talk Getting a non-US passport as a US citizen

1. Posted by maxh (First Time Poster 1 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

Is it possible for a US citizen to get a passport from another country that would be recognized for international travel?

2. Posted by chemgal (Full Member 149 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

It is possible if you are a citizen of that country.

Technically US citizens are not allowed to hold dual citizenship however normally they turn a blind eye to this if you enter and exit the US on your American passport.

3. Posted by mojorob (Moderator 1047 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

Also, depending on what the other country is, you may be required to give up your US citizenship. Certain countries do not allow dual citizenship, and if you obtain citizenship of another country that 2nd country may require you to give up your citizenship of your original country.

4. Posted by jekalo (Full Member 118 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

Yes you can get a passport from several other countries, the international living, magazine had an article not to many months ago detailing several of the countries that afforded this opportunity. I know that panama was one of the countries but don't remember which others. It seems like several were in central/south america but I would have to do some research to be sure. They all involved a substantial cost though.

5. Posted by Hien (Travel Guru 3906 posts) 9y Star this if you like it!

Once you get another passport, remember this: It is against the law for US citizens to enter/exit the US using a non-US passport. You'll be in serious trouble if caught doing so.