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English translation: provisional/temporary passport


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Swedish term or phrase:tillfällighetspass
English translation:provisional/temporary passport
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10:29 Dec 22, 2010
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Law/Patents - Tourism & Travel / Visa application letter (from World War 2)
Swedish term or phrase: tillfällighetspass
Hans tillfällighetspass (identifikationskort) skulle hava översänts till ......

(This is from a document written in 1946. A refugee residing in Sweden at the time then obtained a visa for safe passage to another country. My initial thought was 'laissez-passer' or 'temporary passport' which I do not think fit well here)
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provisional/temporary passport
my best shot here really...and I had a few of them myself...
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Local time: 16:56
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provisional/temporary passport

my best shot here really...and I had a few of them myself...

Local time: 16:56
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thanks for your input!
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Asker: thank you, the expression för tillfället just came to me, so that justifies the 'temporary element', just because I was fixated on the 'för tillfällighet' part which I thought mean coincidence

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agree  Odette Tanase
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  -> Thanks Odette, Happy Christmas
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