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kartoteka



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:42 pm    Post subject: Runner on work visit visa hypothetical Reply with quote

In 2017, a new hire gets a five-year work visit visa. Months later he departs, unannounced, bye-bye to job. Neglects to cancel visa.

Early 2019 he obtains a new, "clean" passport. Receives job offer. Visa will be another five-year work visit visa obtained through embassy in third country.

Will all be OK? Will new hire receive visa?
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caliph



Joined: 05 Jun 2006
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Location: Iceland

PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Maybe, maybe not.
Big gamble that they haven’t coordinated names and passport numbers.
If you lose, you’re in jail or house arrest in SAUDI ARABIA.

“Do you feel lucky punk, well do you?”*


*Dirty Harry
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jaybet3



Joined: 15 Dec 2010
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Location: Indonesia

PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i would contact a visa agency from your country of origin.

I am in the same situation. I have a work visa in my old passport which is still valid but am now applying for an iqama from different school with my new visa.

I'll be needing to know this same info in a few weeks and will share with a follow-up reply.
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nimadecaomei



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PostPosted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Your old passport number is probably printed in your new passport. It is for US citizens at least.
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veiledsentiments



Joined: 20 Feb 2003
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

nimadecaomei wrote:
Your old passport number is probably printed in your new passport. It is for US citizens at least.

Where? For many years, Americans have been washing their passports to get new jobs in Saudi or other Gulf countries.

Not sure that it still works with the enhanced security...

VS
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nimadecaomei



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PostPosted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

On page 51 of my new passport it says this is a replacement for passport number ...

It is towards the back, but the location might vary obviously.
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veiledsentiments



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

My current passport has only 28 pages and there is no mention of any previous passport numbers. The only page with any information is the one with the photo.

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nimadecaomei



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Strange, mine was issued in 2017, when was yours? I went with the extra pages when I ordered my new passport, so I have more pages I guess. It is on the page next to last. It is a basic typed, "This is a replacement for passport ############."

Maybe it is not standard, but I definitely did not request it and it is there.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mine is older... early 2000s. Didn't ask for extra pages as I now only use it for Canada and Mexico. Could be something new. This is my 3rd or 4th passport.

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