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ESTA approved on the same day as B-1/B-2 visa refused

I am writing because I have a question regarding my ESTA application and because I could not find a similar case online that would help me at this stage. I have never been to the U.S. so this would be ...
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ETA Application “Have you previously applied to enter or remain in Canada”? [duplicate]

I am from Germany and I would like to visit Canada for 3 weeks in August. Therefore I have to apply for an ETA. One question asks "Have you previously applied to enter or remain in Canada?". I ...
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Living in the UK with German passport, but going abroad with Brazilian passport. Will this be a problem to reenter the UK?

We live in the UK and my daughter has dual citizenship. However, she never entered the UK with her Brazilian passport, only with the German passport. Now we are travelling to Croatia without the ...
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Australian Bridging visa B - BVB - (subclass 020) duration?

I'm on a Bridging visa and planning to go travel for 2-3 weeks to my home in Georgia. I've been informed I need the Bridging visa B - BVB - (subclass 020) to travel outside Australia . I'm not a ...
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Cheapest US car rental with CDW/LDW for an European (German) under 24 [closed]

The situation is as follows: My girlfriend and I (24 and 22) are going on holiday for 28 days We're starting and finishing our trip in Las Vegas We want to rent a car for those ~27 days and have a ...
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A German visiting Mexico from the US

A German visiting the US wants to visit Mexico for the day, what documentation do they need to return to the US ?
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Is it possible to avoid getting an Israeli passport stamp?

I was talking with my friend the other day, and we're trying to figure out her situation. She is Lebanese by origin, born in Saudi Arabia and lived there for more than 10 years, and has both a ...
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Indian national with EU family member permit issued in UK. Do I need a UK visa to enter the UK?

I am a non EU national but I have a EU family member permit issued in UK as my wife is a German national but living in UK from last 15-20 years. I am an Indian and the permit was issued in UK. ...
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Flying to US with German & Iranian Passport [duplicate]

I'm from Germany and me and my friends want to fly to Las Vegas, America. I was there two years ago with my parents and now I want to make a roadtrip with my friends in July 2016. The problem in this ...
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Reference number of invitation before booking a flight to iran

We (2 Germans) are about to visit Iran in February and want to cross the border coming from Armenia. We don't have a reference number yet. This reference number is needed for getting a visa. You can ...
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Do I need a Visa or some kind of permission for a layover/stopover in the USA as a German citizen? [duplicate]

I booked a flight from Mexico to Germany with a 3 hour layover in the USA (Atlanta). Do I need some kind of Visa or permission for this layover? Unfortunately I can only find contradictory ...
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German entering USA from Mexico after loss of passport?

My boyfriend and I visited my family in the USA last year in August. Then, after 90 days my boyfriend returned to Germany and stayed there for another 3 months. After that period of time, we met in ...
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Proof of finance when entering the Ukraine as a German citizen

I am planing a trip to Ukraine and read about a proof of finance as an entry restriction for foreigners. The website of the german Auswärtiges Amt is mentioning that since 2013 every non ukrainian ...
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I am German citizen and my wife is non EU with german spouse residence permit. Does she need a visa for visiting UK? [duplicate]

My wife is from India and I am German. We both live in Germany and she has a German residence permit through our marriage. We both plan to visit UK. Does she need a visa to visit UK?
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What “National Identification Number” to enter in an ESTA application, for a German?

I’m trying to complete an ESTA application (German citizen). One of the questions asked is about a National Identification Number, with this explanation: Enter the number on your identity document,...
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Obtaining a 2nd tourist visa for Russia after first expired

I'm holding a double-entry 30 day tourist visa for Russia which I obtained as a tourist in Japan through the consulate in Osaka. I'm planning to enter Russia, then Mongolia and Russia a 2nd time ...
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Tanzania Visa: In advance or at the airport?

I will be traveling to Zanzibar in September, therefore I will need a visa for Tanzania. My flight will leave in Düsseldorf and stop in Amsterdam and Nairobi. The Auswärtiges Amt (Department for ...
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Can US tourist visa program be used after student exchange visa after visiting Canada and coming back to USA as tourist?

I am German citizen and I am in USA for 9 month with student exchange visa. MY visa expires on 5/13/2015. College told me that I can be 30 days more in USA after visa expired. I bought ticket to fly ...
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US layover as dual Dominican German citizen without visa in either passport [duplicate]

I'm a student currently living in S. Korea and I have double nationality: Dominican and German. I want to travel back to my country but through Europe is much more expensive than laying over in the US....
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Non-EU citizen applying EU Tourist visa with German Diplomat Spouse

I'm a non-EU citizen and getting married this year. After our wedding I am planning to vacation in Italy with my German diplomat husband-to-be. My passport will expire this month and I will apply for ...
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Getting into Brazil with an onward ticket from another country

I'm planning to travel around the world starting in the end of July. My first flight is Frankfurt to Rio de Janeiro (via Heathrow) on July 26th. I am a German citizen and I want to enter Brazil ...
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How can I renew my 30-day permit to stay in Singapore?

I've read that I can stay for 30 days in Singapore without a visa or without extending my stay. But can I stay 30 days in total or can I stay up to 30 days each visit? I'm from Germany and only have ...
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Travelling to Iran as a German [duplicate]

I'm planning to visit Iran in a couple of months and therefore wonder, what the usual visa processing time is... As already mentioned, I'm German and when skimming through some stuff on the embassy ...
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VWP vs. obtaining a visa for the US

I'm flying to the US in order to participate in a startup acceleration program for 90 days from September. I have an Israeli and German passport. If I use my German passport in order to enter the US (...
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Is there an obligation to renew a small child's passport before its expiry date?

I obtained my daughter's first children passport when she was just a few months old. Now she is three and during our last flight an immigration officer complained that her passport had a baby photo. ...
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Can immigration authorities make cross checks between multiple passports of the same (German) person?

I have the following specific case but it would be nice to have a general answer if one does exist: A fellow German traveler just spent 3 months in Turkey on his passport. He just then left to ...
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Do I need to get a visa for Turkey?

I'm going to travel to Iran from Germany. Since I've booked connected flights (Germany- Turkey, Turkey- Iran), do I need a visa for Turkey as well as Iran? This is my flights schedule: Basel-...
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Applying for Chinese visa with dual citizenship and only one passport

First time posting here. I am very confused and worried. Going (or not) to visit China with my class in march. I have dual citizenship (German/Norwegian) and live in Norway. However, I do not own a ...
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Do I need a reentry visa to fly from Kaliningrad to St. Petersburg?

Suppose I come from Schengen area to Kaliningrad by plane, stay there for a few days, and then take the plane to St. Petersburg. The latter being a flight from Russia to Russia, but it is an ...
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What kind of passport do I need when entering the USA?

I heard that you need a biometric passport if you want to enter USA. However, my friend has a biometric passport, but no fingerprints in it. Is this enough? And how long has the passport to be valid? ...