Can I Travel With A Green Card And No Passport?

Even if you do not have a valid passport, you may still be able to travel using your green card and a reentry permit.

Many US permanent residents do not have a valid passport from their country of citizenship.

In many cases, they are either unable to get a passport or it would be extremely difficult to get a passport.

Can I travel with a green card and expired passport?

Traveling outside the United States with an expired green card can be even more risky. For starters, some airlines won’t board a passenger with a green card that has expired. U.S. law requires airlines to check for proof of permanent residence before boarding. You may also be required to have a valid passport.

What countries can US permanent residents visit without visa?

Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean

There are also some some countries in the Caribbean that will allow U.S. permanent residents (regardless of their country of citizenship) to enter their country, for purposes of tourism, without a visa. These countries include the Bahamas, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Dominica and Jamaica.

Can I stay more than 6 months outside US with green card?

As a permanent resident or conditional permanent resident you can travel outside the United States for up to 6 months without losing your green card. If you intend to stay outside the United States for a year or more you will need a Reentry Permit.

Do I need my green card to travel within the US?

If you are a lawful permanent resident, or green card holder, you are required by U.S. immigration law to keep your green card with you at all times, especially when traveling. If you have a green card, it’s not necessary to carry a passport with you for domestic travel within the United States.

Can I travel to the US if my passport expires in 1 month?

The fact that it may not be valid for at least six months beyond your date of departure from the United States will not affect your eligibility to travel. If you are traveling visa free, and your passport is valid for less than 90 days, you will be admitted only until the date the passport expires.

Can your green card be taken away?

The physical green card must be renewed every 10 years (similar to a drivers license), but the individual’s status is permanent. Having your green card revoked is actually quite difficult but not impossible. A green card may be revoked based on numerous grounds including: fraud, criminal activity and/or abandonment.