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Singapore Tourist Visa

I'm an India national. I visited Singapore with a tourist visa and stayed there for one month (from Apr 23 - May 22nd). I want to visit Singapore again for 18 days in the month of July as tourist. If ...
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Is immigration and baggage checkin required in Chicago, if I am flying from Tampa to Chennai, India

I am booked with British airways for Tampa-Chennai, India. The flight transits in Chicago and London. Do I have to go through any immigration and custom formalities in Chicago again?
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My Schengen visa expired on 28 June but the police has given me an extension till the 9 july

Will I have a problem in getting a Schengen visa again? Does getting an extension of a week after expiration of the visa stain my intentions or will they refuse me the visa next time? I am an Indian ...
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Can I apply for US visa while I am a visitor in Canada?

I am an Indian passport holder and currently visiting Canada. I have a 10 year multiple entry visit visa for Canada and I want to apply for a US visit visa. Can I apply for a US visa in Canada while ...
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Is it possible to get a Canadian visa without concrete plans?

I am sent to US relatively frequently by my company for 2 week periods ,alone, but on a very short notice I would like to use one such visit to visit Canada as well, but cannot make concrete plans ...
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Visiting Canada when in US on a B1 visa

If I visit Canada over a weekend from US while in US on a B1 visa for work, what are the chances of complications during reentry to the US? Is it as trivial as visiting a city in US, or is there a ...
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Travel to Germany with a UK student visa

I am an Indian, currently residing in the UK with a student visa. I would like to visit a few European countries including Germany, Norway and Sweden. Do I need a Schengen visa for this?
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Kolkata India - Customs Duty on Desktop and Personal Cosmetics [duplicate]

I have come to the US on 2014 and it has been more than 1 year now and we are planning to visit India (Kolkata). I have the following things with me which I will be taking to India, all are my ...
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Fined €110 for Schengen overstay: impact on future visas?

I miscalculated the number of days I would be in the Schengen region for a conference, and was fined 110 euros for overstaying by a day. Will I be refused a Schengen visa in future on account of this? ...
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Possibilities of getting the visas processed on time

My husband and I are indian citizens and have planned to leave for Sweden on the 10th july 2015. We have submitted our visa application on the 24th June 2015. What are the possibilities of getting our ...
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Is a visa required for travel to Iceland if I have the EU Blue Card?

I have a blue card from Germany but I am a non-EU citizen (India, to be precise). I'm planning to travel to Iceland in the summer for a few days. Will I need a visa to be able to enter Germany? If ...
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26 hour layover in Almaty, Kazakhstan

I am an Indian citizen living in Ukraine. I will be traveling to India but I need to wait in Almaty airport 26 hours for my next flight to India. I will not be leaving Almaty airport. My flight is Air ...
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UK transit visa for Indian Citizen travelling to India having a Residence permit in Brussels [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen and will travel to India via Heathrow airport. I am residing in Belgium for last 8 months and I have a valid residence permit. My question is do I need any kind of visa to ...
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Tourist visa for Hong kong as a indian

I am planned to go Hong Kong and stay there in 4-6 days and i knew that Indians can enter into the Hong Kong without tourist visa up-to 14 days, is there any other rules to be follow for that.Is ...
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Do I need transit visa at Belgrade airport with Indian Passport

I hold Indian Passport and I have transit at Belgrade airport to reach Zurich. Do I need a transit visa? I am residing in Singapore so I will be travelling from Singapore to Belgrade to reach ...
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Indian Citizen Passport Lost issued in another Country

My Friend who is an Indian Citizen holding an Indian Passport. When he went to work in one Of the British Overseas Territory, somehow he lost his Passport. Now his new Passport that was issued in ...
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My UK Visa was refused. Can there be change when reapplying

I applied for UK visa and was rejected on 16th June on the grounds that I have not provided documents to verify my personal circumstances. I'm planning to reapply. My question is when completing the ...
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Travel from Mumbai to Toronto via long layover in Cairo [duplicate]

We are Indian citizens and are planning to travel by Egypt air from Mumbai to Toronto via Cairo. The layover is 14 hours in Cairo. As per Egyptian Embassy, transit without visa is applicable if the ...
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Enter Dubai first on a tourist visa and next on a transit visa within 30 days?

I hold an Indian passport. I have an upcoming trip spanning 38 days with the following itinerary on an Emirates ticket: US -> Dubai -> US Now, after staying in Dubai for 3 weeks, I'm planning to ...
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L2 Visa: applying EAD from india [migrated]

I am having L2 visa. 1. Can i apply for EAD from India.if yes then EAD application require I94 document which will show Departure record. so is there any chance of rejection because I am applying ...
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Travelling to Sweden & Germany from USA having F1-Visa on vacation [closed]

Hi I am an Indian with a valid passport and am currently pursuing my graduate studies at the United States and I hold an F1 visa. For my summer vacation I plan to visit my brother's place in Sweden ...
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Canadian overstay: US transit doubt

I have overstayed my Canadian student visa. I have a valid Indian passport and a valid American visa too. I have booked my flight to voluntarily leave the country and I shall be informing the ...
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Obtained a multiple entry US visa; Is a Canadian visa needed to visit?

My parents have a multiple entry US visa. They want to visit relatives in Canada. Do they need to obtain a Canadian visa? They are Indian citizens/passport holders.
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Valid UK Visa in an Expired Passport

I have a valid (multiple entry) business visit visa to the UK on my old passport. I have recently obtained a new passport as I ran out of pages on my old passport. The purpose of my visit is still for ...
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Schengen visa from Swiss embassy from Singapore

I am an Indian citizen residing in Singapore. Me and my husband are planning to travel to Switzerland and i have my brother there who sponsors us. I work in a small company but I don't have any ...
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UK Family Visitor VISA Query

I am a citizen of India and I wish to apply for a family visitor visa for the UK to meet my sister and brother-in-law. My brother-in-law is having a tier 2 residence permit and my sister is on ...
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Do I require a transit visa? [duplicate]

I'm an Indian citizen. Traveling between New Delhi and Toronto via London. Do I require a transit visa for UK although I'll not be leaving the airport.
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How do I get Japan tourist visa?

I am an Indian holding US green card and want to stay in Japan for 3-4 days on my way to India from the USA. What are the requirements?
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Can I transit through Frankfurt to Romania without a Schengen visa?

I am applying for a Romanian Short Stay Visa. I have a valid US visa. I am travelling from the US to Romania. Typically, I would need a Schengen Visa if I need to go to a Schengen Zone as my ...
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German national visa (Type D), but entry through another Schengen country?

Disclaimer: This might be a duplicate post, but while looking up this question I did not find a response that would put my mind to peace Hi, I am an Indian student studying in Berlin just for fall ...
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Can Indians on UK tourist visa apply for Schengen tourist visa in London?

We are Indians and will be visiting UK on short-stay visas for about 5 months. Can we apply for Schengen tourist visas while we are in London?
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UK visa Application Status: no updates for 12 days

I applied for a two-year business visa for the UK 12 days ago in VFS Delhi. I also opted for the SMS/Email facility. However, I did not receive any updates from their side. Also, there is no interface ...
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Small rip in one of the internal pages in Indian passport [duplicate]

I live in the US and need to travel to India next month. I just realized one of the internal pages is ripped. Does that mean I cannot travel ? Passport processing is taking upto 8 weeks and tatkal ...
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Long-haul flight departs one day before my visa validity starts, to land on the following day. Will I be denied boarding?

Need this help urgently please. I will be travelling to Italy via Austria and Germany from 7th June, 2015 to 19th June, 2015 with my wife on my honeymoon. My wife was granted her tourist visa on ...
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Applying for US tourist visa from UK

I am an Indian passport holder residing in UK under Tier 2 ITC visa. I plan to visit Orlando (USA) with my wife for a week and return back to London. Is it possible for me to apply from London and ...
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Which country visa should i apply to? - Schengen [duplicate]

My port of entry and exit is Frankfurt, Germany. However i will only be spending a day or two there. I am visiting Spain and Portugal for a week each. So should i be applying to Spain embassy or ...
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UK visa for trailer driver non-EU citizens [closed]

I'm living in Spain with 2-year residence card and an Indian passport. As I'm a international trailer driver I drive through approximately all Schengen countries. My company also move goods from Spain ...
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I am on Tier2 visa in UK (from India) with my family. We want to visit France and other European Coutries. What should we do for visa? [duplicate]

I work for a University in the UK (Northern Ireland) as a member of Research Staff on a Tier2 visa (2 years multiple entry). I am from India, and hold Indian Citizenship. I also have my wife and ...
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UK type C visa originally obtained for tourism. Can it be used for attending work training? [duplicate]

In March, I obtained a multiple entry 180-day visa to go to the UK for tourism purposes. I did visit the UK in March and left after a week. It just so happens that my new employer (I reside in ...
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Strategy for a Schengen visa application: Attending a course + a bit of tourism

I'm an Indian national, and I will be travelling to Milan in July, for a summer University session at Bocconi University. During my stay there I'm planning a trip across the Alps to Switzerland and ...
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Going to USA on B1/B2 visa when on a business visa in Japan

I am going on a business visa to Japan. When in Japan, can I get a B1/B2 visa to go to USA for a short personal trip? Thanks for your help
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Indian passport traveling to Scotland

I am an Indian traveling to London for tourism. While in the UK, I am also planning to visit Scotland, so is its necessary to carry my passport with me or should I travel without passport?
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20 hour layover at London Heathrow. Do I need a transit visa to go to a hotel outside airport ? [duplicate]

I am an Indian national(Indian passport) traveling from Bangalore to US with a student F-1 visa. I have a 20 hour layover at London Heathrow. I will arrive at 1pm in LHR and leave for US the next day ...
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Indian passport with two missing (ripped out) pages - should I get a new one to enter the US?

I have got a passport in very good condition with two inner pages totally ripped out (they are missing). I had my Schengen visa issued on those pages with a few stamps but now that visa has expired. ...
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Travelling to mexico on B1-B2 visa

I am an Indian citizen and have a valid USA B1-B2 visa on my Indian passport, can I travel to Mexico from Ecuador for tourism purpose with valid USA B1-B2 visa?
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Killing 11 hours time in Heathrow, London Airport

I've a 11 hour layover at LHR airport. Land on 2nd June 10:25 AM and departing at 9:20 PM. I'm an Indian passport holder, not sure whether I can go out to see any nearest places/ City. Is Transit ...
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How long does it take to get transit Visa for travel through Canada?

I hold Indian passport and travelling from US to India via Canada. I know Transit Visa is required in my case. However my agent warned that getting transit visa maybe delayed or it may get rejected. ...
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UK Visa Appointment Refund

I had UK Visa appointment today and I visited the office. But unfortunately I had some henna tattoo on my hand (was applied 2 weeks back), so the security lady didn't even let me submit my application ...
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Can I leave the United States for Canada and return again with visas?

I have an Indian passport, I have both American and Canadian visitor visas, I'm currently in the United States, and I want to go Canada for a few days. So whenever I will return back to the USA, will ...
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Departing from India, foreign currency withdrawn abroad

http://www.customsmumbaiairport.gov.in/forms/Content.aspx?LinkID=70 · Indian residents going abroad are allowed to take with them foreign currency up to any amount so long as the same ...