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Can I get a record of my travel history according to my passport?

Question: A friend of mine needs his international travel history from a passport his ex-wife has confiscated. He needs the information for a court case to prove his whereabouts. I was wondering if there is an application form he can fill out or where to inquire about getting this information and how he can do it.


Answer: Passport records do not include evidence of travel such as entrance/exit stamps, visas, residence permits, etc., since this information is entered into the passport book after it is issued.

Edward Hasbrouk, aka The Practical Nomad, has written extensively about obtaining Passenger Name Records. He provides form letters that can be used for requesting this information.

Your friend can write to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency to request this information.

You will find a link to form letter below that your friend can use to request this information. Right click and save the document to your computer.

Be sure to read the form carefully and type in the required information.

Passenger Name Record (PNR)Request - U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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