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Visa label with alphanumeric number at back of passport, what does it mean?

I just got my passport back from visa-processing. It contains a visa-label with a bar-code and alphanumeric code. Does that mean I've a valid visa for South Africa ? If yes, how could I find more ...
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How much funds do I need in my bank account to apply for a Schengen visa?

I am an owner of a little business in India and will support the visa application with firm's legit papers along comes the bank statement of my business accounting too. However do I also have to show ...
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Visa requirement for Bahamas Cruise for L1 Visa holder

We hold an L1 visa (Citizens of India) and are planning a cruise to the Bahamas this summer. Are there any Visa requirements to enter Bahamas.
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Could I have approached South African Embassy without going through VFSGlobal for faster visa processing and news updates?

I just went through this question . Would it have been a good idea to visit the consul-general's office in Mumbai to apply for a short stay conference visa in South Africa or is vfsglobal the only ...
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No Surname in indian passport and given name is considered as last name in E ticket for an international flight

I have booked tickets for my parents to visit Mauritius for a week and my mom's passport (given name is xxxx) doesn't have surname, so in the e-ticket form her name has been printed as "Mr xxxx". I ...
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Do I need a transit-visa for a layover in Qatar?

I would be in transit in Qatar for 24 hours, I have read answers where it is said that transit visa is not required. For example and couple of other duplicates, but both the duplicates were for people ...
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Is travel sponsorship equated to remuneration for visa purposes?

This question came in -part due to this question. I'll be traveling to South Africa for an open-source conference for which I'll get my flight-tickets reimbursed at the end of the conference. ...
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Visa extensions for Singapore [on hold]

Good day! I hail from India. have applied tourist visa for two months (Mar 9-May 10) to stay in Singapore. But stayed there for one week only( Mar 19- MAr 27) Shall I re apply visa now for another ...
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Is International Driving Permit A Valid Photo Identification for domestic air travel in India?

I am an Indian citizen. I only have an International Driving Permit (along with a valid us license) with me right now. Will I be allowed to check in for a domestic flight?
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Is it safe for people of Indian descent to visit Russia?

I am an individual of Indian (person from India) descent. I have been asked by my company to travel to Russia later this year to carry out a market survey related to consumer durables. I will have to ...
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Travel to Mexico with US B-1 visa

I like to travel to Mexico from India for a business purpose, While I have a valid US B-1 visa, I don't have a Mexican visa. Can I fly directly to Mexico, or should I land in US first to get an I-94 ...
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Tourist visa or conference/business visa for south-africa

I have been reading various posts about visa confusion and specially this one is pretty close to my issue. I will be traveling to South-Africa for less than 90 days to attend an open-source ...
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Passport expiring in 2 months, but US VISA is valid [duplicate]

I have a US VISA valid till 2019. But my passport is expiring on 20th July 2016. I would like to travel to US in the month of June & I got the confirmation from USVISA that Indian passport need ...
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Long-term stay visa requirement for Germany when holding a Dutch Residence Permit [closed]

I currently have a Netherlands Residence Permit valid for 2years and I am currently studying at Netherlands. My next year of studies is at Berlin. I will be going back to India during this summer ...
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US business visa related doubts

I would be applying for a US Business visa to attend a Salesforce conference in San Francisco. I refer to business visa FAQ from US immigration but it doesn't answer my following doubts. I will get ...
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As an Indian citizen, applying and carrying both B1 and F1 visas together

I got admitted into a university in USA and received my I-20 for the same. I am yet to apply for my F-1 visa. The program start date is 8th August, 2016. Meanwhile, I also got selected for a Youth ...
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Transit without visa at Heathrow experience with Indian passport?

Hello everyone this is my first question ever here. I apologize in advance if i have neglected any guideline or policy while asking my question here. So my question is about transit visa at Heathrow ...
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UK Transit Visa for a student holding a Spanish NIE card

Could you kindly clarify if the NIE card issued by the Spanish government is equivalent to a "Common format residence permit issued by EEA member?" I am an Indian student, studying in Spain. My ...
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Is it possible for Indian citizens to travel to Gilgit–Baltistan and Azad Kashmir?

The Kashmir region of the Indian subcontinent and has been under territorial dispute between India and Pakistan for decades. There are two regions in particular that are claimed by India but under ...
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I am travelling from India to Kosovo via Turkey - do I need a visa as an Indian citizen?

I am an Indian citizen planning for a 90 days Business Trip to Kosovo and I have invitation letters from an Office in Kosovo. Do I need to have a Visa to enter Kosovo for 90 days? I am getting ...
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Visa required for Indians for Malaysia during transit flight time

Planning for a trip from India to Thailand through Kuala Lumpur, the connecting flight from Kuala Lumpur is after 20 hours. Do we need a Malaysian visa for this time frame, if we need to get out of ...
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long layovers/transit-times, luggage and storage lockers, same airline

This is inspired by the previous question. On long layovers (22 hrs.), as far as I understand it, if the transition time is a long one (even with the same airline), you have to claim your luggage, ...
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Switzerland schengen visa processing time

My mom and sister are indian citizens and have planned to leave for Switzerland on the 12th May 2016. We have submitted our visa application on the 3rd May 2016 in mumbai vfs center. What are the ...
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How can one stay more than 30 days in Singapore on a tourist visa?

How one can stay in Singapore for more than 30 days on a tourist visa? I am an Indian citizen. For an Indian citizen holding multiple entry visa, what is to be done if he wants to stay beyond 30 days? ...
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What visa do I need to apply for going to Russia?

I am an Indian citizen. My final destination is Venice (Italy) through Moscow (48 hour layover) from the same airport. Travel blogs says that I don't need transit visa if I am not crossing the ...
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Can I get a Russian transit visa on arrival? [duplicate]

I need to apply for a transit visa to go outside the Russian airport (48 hours of layover). Due to shortage of time I cannot apply the transit visa in India. Does Russian government allow passenger to ...
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Do I need a visa for Paris, if my connecting flight stops for 24 hours in Paris?

Do I need visa for Paris, if my connecting flight stops at Paris for 24hrs and I want to visit Paris during that 24hrs? I have US B1 visa. I'll be travelling from San Francisco to Bangalore (India) ...
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Procedure to take layover in Italy, as non-EU citizen with US visa?

I hold a US Business visa (Indian citizen). I am travelling to the US from India and taking a layover in Italy for two days. So my travel plan is as follows: New Delhi to Rome Will stay in Rome for ...
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Re-Entering Singapore on a tourist visa

Please adivse in below queries. I am a Indian, my husband is working in Singapore. Recently I came Singapore as a Social Visit(Tourist Visa) for One Month and sponsered by Singpore PR. Question ...
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I want to travel Australia, how can I get visa without passport?

If I have no passport and I want to travel Australia, is it possible? If yes then what is the process for that ? If compulsory required passport, then how I can get urgent passport in India and what ...
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Singapore visa accidentally issued with old passport number. Can I still travel?

I'm an Indian citizen and the Singapore consulate accidentally issued my business Visa with my old passport number. Can I still travel without getting a new Visa?
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U.S. to U.K. visa application [closed]

I am an Indian national individual currently in U.S. with a work visa. I want to visit U.K. and Netherlands while going back to India. Is it possible to get Visa for the U.K. and Netherlands while ...
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Arrival visa from airport

I am an Indian with Kuwaiti residence. If I travel by Emirates with my family (wife + two kids) can I get a stop over in Dubai for 3 days without any difficulty (is it easy to obtain a visa to exit ...
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Schengen visa Switzerland from NYC processing time?

I am applying for Schengen visa in NYC. I am an Indian citizen residing in NY. How long should it take to get Schengen visa at Switzerland embassy in NY ?
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Indian National lost passport in Malaysia

I'm from India had come to Malaysia in visiting visa near my friend to meet in between in emergency he went to India and I stay in Lodge for 6 days and I lost my passport and in 2 days my visiting ...
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Type of visa for 2 month paid-Internship in Germany

I will be working on a paid internship in Germany for 2 months. Since, my duration of stay is less than 90 days, I can apply for a schengen visa. However, since I will be paid a stipend, do I need to ...
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Can a dependent get a visa and travel alone to Schengen visa

My wife and myself are Indian citizen living in UK on resident permit. We are planning to travel to Netherlands (duration 10 days) together in June and applying at Netherlands embassy for the visa. ...
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Entry in Macedonia for Schengen Visa Holders

I am an Indian student in Germany. As far as I know, students hold a Schengen Visa Type D. I have my visa extended until 2018. I have a friend from Macedonia I would like to visit soon. I checked up ...
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Why do Indian citizens need many visas?

As an Indian citizen, this has always been my trouble. No matter where I go, I always need a visa. My father has exhausted his passports thrice because he travels a good amount. In short, we need ...
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Does dob difference in birth certificate and school leaving certificate create issues for passport? [closed]

I'm an Indian citizen and want to request a fresh passport from India. But I'm facing an issue in different birth dates in birth certificate (28-9-1990) and school leaving certificate (28-7-1990), ...
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H1B Visa holder travel to Niagara Passing through Canada Via Road

I am H1B visa holder working in Illinois USA . My wife an son have H4 Visa and my mom has a visitor visa for USA. All of us have Indian citizenship. I want to travel by road to Niagara Falls from ...
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Do I need a transit visa for waiting 23 hours in Dubai airport?

I am an Indian citizen living in Ukraine. I will be traveling to India but I need to wait in Dubai airport 23 hours for my next flight to India. I will not be leaving Dubai airport. So in this case ...
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Is is possible to get visa for France in one week in India?

I am from India and visiting France on 12th May 2016 and I have applied for visa but there no slots available on this month. I have got a slot on 5th May 2016 and I know it will take 10-15 days to ...
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Travelling to Mexico with a US Visa but not coming from the US

I am an Indian Passport Holder with a US Work Visa. I am currently in Mexico and would want to travel to Colombia. When I come back to Mexico from Colombia, do I still need to go through the US or can ...
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Travelling from US to India through Frankfurt on H1B visa with approved extension

I am planning to travel from US to India, for which there is a Lufthansa flight that goes through Frankfurt. There I will be switching from one Lufthansa flight (Lufthansa 9053) to another (Lufthansa ...
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Good pay check but nothing much to show [duplicate]

I'm an Indian working in UAE I get paid about equivalent to 4000 £ /month and my wife about 1500£/month. But my bank statement will show double figures at the end of the month, (wife's a little ...
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Do I need transit visa if I have to recheck my checked-in baggage for a layover in Dubai?

I am buying ticket for Delhi from Kiev with layover at Dubai. On the ticket it is written Recheck of checked luggage needed. Airline is from kiev - Ukranian international airline to Dubai ...
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Entitlement to China visa while on a tourist visa of Macau

I am in Macau on a tourist visa on an Indian passport. May I apply for a Chinese tourist visa from Macau?
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how to get a visit visa as a minor of 16 to dubai?

I am 16 years old and my visit visa to Dubai was rejected by Indian govt as i am a minor. Is t any way to get it?
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Do Indian documents need to be endorsed by the Ministry of External Affairs when applying for a UK Visitor Visa?

I am applying for UK standard visa from India to meet my husband living in the UK. I already have my passport with my husband's name endorsed. The VFS agency has asked for my marriage certificate. ...