Travel documents

Can assisted voluntary return be carried out with a copy of the travel documents?

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No, an assisted voluntary return application cannot be done with a copy of a travel document. It is essential that original travel documents are available at the time of departure.

Can applicants travel with an identity card (ID card) instead of a passport?

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Whether a returnee can travel with a passport or an identity card depends on the rules and regulations of the country of destination. This matter has to be cleared with the responsible IOM case workers.