Overstaying is the practice of remaining in a country longer than allowed by one's stay permit (visa or residency card).

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Uk visas staying more than 6 mouth [closed]

Hello i have 2 years visas uk i do 6 mounts staying and 1 week I completely forget my I have any problems when I come back in September? Update: I tell you I have a visa two years but I'm staying ...
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I overstayed in US for over 9 years. When can I apply for a visa again?

I came to the US in 2002 on a tourist visa after I got my US visa multiple entry in the Philippines. I was able to find a job in the US and stayed for over 9 years. I had no bad record and worked ...
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Student visa expired 1 month before final exams

I am studying on a student visa in South Africa and just noticed that the visa has an earlier expiry date than that asked for when I applied. The embassy even had my return flight when I applied and ...
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Overstaying Tourist Visa by One Day in South Africa [duplicate]

Will be studying/conducting unpaid research in South Africa for 90 days this summer, and need to leave by next week. I will be there with funding from a scholarship provided by my university. Having ...
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Will I be refused entry to the UK if I have stayed more than 90 days in the Schengen countries?

I am from the US and came to Spain to be an Au Pair. I came on a tourist visa and it's now expired by almost 4 months. I am trying to go back home but wanted to make one last visit to the UK before ...
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What is a change of circumstances that outweighs a previous overstay in a UK visa application? [closed]

I applied to the UK recently and I was refused on the grounds that I visited my friend for more than the days I applied for. I applied to spend three weeks and ended up spending 141 days and did not ...
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Applying for a Visa after an overstay [duplicate]

In the summer of 2003 my parents decided to take my brothers and I to the US. I was 9 years old at the time. We entered the country legally with our visas, but exceeded our 6 month permit. I ended up ...
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Expired Spanish Student Visa - can a non-visa national go on to travel in the Schengen Area?

I will be traveling Europe in the summer. The plan is Dublin, Amsterdam, Krakow and then back to Dublin to fly to Canada. A family member has an expired Visa in Spain and wants to meet us in Krakow. ...
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Regarding travelers who have over stayed their visa expiration— [duplicate]

I recently visited Cape Town, SA. and during my stay I pushed my departure date back and eventually overstayed my visa allowance. I have been declared undesirable in South Africa on my American ...
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Returning to the US after previous overstay [duplicate]

I travelled to the US as a tourist and lived there illegally for almost 9 years. I was never arrested, or had any trouble with the law. I was never deported. I paid my taxes (had a TIN), had a job, ...
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Overstay in UK 8 years ago - with mention in passport

I over stayed in the UK (Scotland) for more than a year and while returning to India, they wrote (handwritten) 1515/a in my passport. It happened 8 years ago. Will there be still any record of that ...
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How important is the 'admitted until' date stamped on my passport while entering the US

I have traveled to the US 3 times now within the past year, on the 2 previous trips, CPB stamped my passport for entry up to 6 months for which I stayed only 2 weeks each. On my 3rd trip in February, ...
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How does the US know if someone has overstayed?

How does the US know whether you have overstayed your tourist visa without having an exit stamp on your passport? How is it really calculated?
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can i go back to USA with as tourist even after living there illegally for 10 years? [duplicate]

i am a 34 year old mexican. when i was a minor(14 years old), i entered the USA with a tourist visa in 1995,but stayed 10 years illegally in that country. During that time, I went to middle school, ...
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Overstaying visa in Vietnam by 5(!) minutes

I am in a situation where I landed in Vietnam, and found out I only get 15 days of visa by default. I landed 730am Jan 24th and leaves 00:05am on Feb 9th, which by hours is within 15 days, but if you ...
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Can I stay in Schengen area after my visa still valid but breach the condition

I came with my family in Schengen visitor visa. Visa condition is 1 month visa, can stay upto 15 days. I came here for visit about 10 days. And our trip doesn't go as planned. My wife is Pregnant, ...
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How do you know if you have a 10 year ban for overstaying in the USA?

How do you know if you have a 10 year ban for overstaying in the USA. I am English, married to an American for 4 years now. I am back in England now but I overstayed my visa briefly because of ...
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Overstaying US Visa Waiver Program

I have a tricky question regarding an overstay of the Visa Waiver Program. I'm an Australian citizen who's spent the last 5 months or so in Mexico, and will be heading back home soon. In order to ...
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Under 18 year old overstay in the US returned back to Europe, am I still able to re enter the US? [duplicate]

My question is am I eligible to re enter the US? In more detail, I have overstayed my US visa for a couple of month in which my mother has received her green card therefore she can enter the US, ...
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Less stay days than flight date in Schengen Zone

Is it possible that I am not allowed at all in Czech Republic because I have 8 stay days on visa and the flight back is one day later?
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Is it possible to avoid overstaying by entering airport earlier than flight?

By some misfortune and bad luck I ended with Schengen visa of 8 stay days and the flight back is one day later. So, I shall have one day overstay. Does it have any sense to show up in the airport one ...
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What will happen if I overstay in Prague, Czech Republic for 1 day?

I'd like to know what will happen if I overstay in Prague, Czech Republic for 1 day? There was a confusion in the tour agency, and they filed one less day for Schengen visa. I have visa to Schengen ...
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Husband overstayed VWP, how to get approved for B2 visa

My husband entered the U.S. in August 2013 on the VWP. During his stay, we decided to get married. We were advised by a lawyer that he should stay and apply for a green card while he was in the U.S. ...
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Overstayed UK student visa in the past. Can I now visit the UK again?

I was on a student visa in UK. My visa got expired and I overstayed 3 yrs more in addition to my visa. So in simple I stayed 3 yrs as illegal in the UK. Then I came back to my country deliberately. ...
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When can I return to the Schengen area?

I am Brazilian national and I overstayed my tourist visa in Switzerland because I was waiting for a residence permit. I first arrived on the 14th of June (through Amsterdam), invited by a Swiss ...
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Break in US stay

Have 4 week stay in Florida then 2 weeks in Cayman and back to us for 8 weeks. Does the 2 week stay in Cayman use up time out of my 90 day esta? I know I can't start a new 90 day clock when I return ...
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Electronic I94 database records the same entry twice

The US Customs and Border Protection I94 information site offers the option to view travel history. When I look up my travel history record, there appear to be two entries (same date, same location) ...
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How long may I stay in Israel after my A2 visa expires?

My A2 student visa will be expired by 7th dec. I would leave Israel by 12th dec. May I stay in Israel these days without visa. Is there any difficulties I will face during my departure time?
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Turkey Overstay impact on subsequent UK visas?

I need an important help on my further visa. I have been in Turkey two years back on work visa. I was working for a company out there and it was an IT project. The visa duration was for a year but ...
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visiting usa for holiday after overstaying visa

I overstayed my visitors visa by just over 4 years, but returned home in 1997 - will I still be able to gain access to the USA when going on a holiday after all this time? I was never deported and ...
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I overstayed for 1 day in South Africa and got 'undesirable' but I have to transit through the Johannesburg airport [duplicate]

I have been classified as undesirable in South Africa on September 30 but I have to go through Johannesburg airport on October 18 back from Botswana to Malaysia. Will I be allowed to transit through ...
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Can an illegal alien fly domestically in usa? [duplicate]

I have a friend from the Caribbean who entered the US and overstayed her visa. Her passport is still valid. She now wants to visit me and I live in another state. Can she fly domestically, using her ...
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Schengen visa duration of stay

Italian consulate gave me the following details: Valid for: STATI SCHENGEN From: Oct 11-30, 2015 Type of Visa: C Number of Entries: 1 Duration of Stay: 5 days My concern is, I will be attending a ...
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Visiting the US after overstaying as a minor 13 years ago

I can't seem to find a story related to mine so here it is. I am 25 and a german citizen. In 1998 when I was 7 years old my family moved to the states and we stayed until early 2002 and left ...
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ESTA, Visa, USA, Overstay, Help please!

I am currently in the US. Have been travelling and have only just checked my passport to find the stamp to leave says the 17th Sept. I must plead ignorance as I throughout applying for an ESTA I did ...
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Overstaying a tourist visa in Cambodia: what are the penalties and bureaucratic hurdles involved?

I have a Cambodian (ordinary) visa valid until 17 September. However I would leave Cambodia on September 18 evening or September 19 morning. On this website it is written that it would cost me $ 6 ...
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Overstayed in the US by 4 months and was later refused a B2 visa. How do I increase the chances of succeeding on my next try?

I'm Italian and I wanted to return to the U.S. to meet some friends. The problem is that in 2011 I overstayed my visa by 4 months (so 90 days of regular visa waiver plus 4 months more for health ...
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Spending few hours more than the “duration of stay”, that mentioned in the Schengen visa can make any problem? [duplicate]

I'm from Tunisia and I got a Schengen visa from the Austrian Embassy for 28 days, the “duration of stay”, and the number of entries is 1 and the validity of the visa is from 02/08/2015 to 13/09/2015. ...
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Exceed visa by a day Argentina (90 day tourist visa) [closed]

I have an Argentinian tourist visa for 90 days. I entered the country on the 27th of April. Will leaving on the 27 of July (staying one extra day) cause problems at the migration office or will they ...
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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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What are the consequences of overstaying Schengen zone for 28 days in 90 days period with a valid visa for the next 3 months?

I'm a Russian citizen holding a Schengen visa valid from 01.08.14 till 31.07.15 For the period from 20.11.14 to 18.05.15 I overstayed for 28 days. The immigration officer at Swiss border hadn't ...
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How do I clear an incorrect red flag on my US Visa for overstaying, when in fact my departure date has not been recorded in the database? [duplicate]

I am a resident of New Delhi, India. I received a 10 year B1/B2 type US visa on 17th Jan 2014, which expires on 15th Jan 2024. On account of this visa, I travelled to the United States for 15 days in ...
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Transiting the US after overstaying my Canadian student visa [closed]

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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Does a previous overstay in Canada appear on my record if travelling with a new passport?

I am flying from the UK with a UK passport. I would like to know what does passport control see on their screens when they put though my passport? I have travelled to Canada before on my old passport ...
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Overstay in South Africa

I overstayed my visa permit in 2012 and upon leaving the Republic of South Africa, I was not issued or given the form with which to pay the necessary administrative fine. How do I pay this fine, where ...
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Can an over-stayed stamp from one country affect my abillity to travel to other countries?

I overstayed in South Africa for a week and got this ugly stamp in my passport which bans me from entering South Africa for a year. Now I want to travel to Italy, Paris and London for 2 months (in ...
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Transit Visas for South Africa Undesirable-Overstay Tourists

I received an undesirable status for overstaying a SA visa while hospitalized for injuries sustained in Lesotho. I had to cross into SA from Lesotho. Now I am banned entry into SA until Feb 2016 and ...
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Leaving Singapore the day after visa period ends

I am an Indian citizen travelling for a holiday to Singapore Malaysia and Thailand. I will be arriving in Singapore on May 16th. Now the problem I am facing is that my Singapore visa (tourist visa) ...
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South Africa overstay-undesirable waiver processing time [closed]

Has anyone had any experience with the South Africa Home Affairs overstay waiver request process? What is the turnaround time for the waiver? Will the SA border control at the Johannesburg ...
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Is the South Africa border control able to cross-reference dual citizen passports (USA & Spain)?

I would like to travel to South Africa as a tourist 6-months after I overstayed a SA visa due to emergency hospitalization. As a result of the overstay I was classified as undesirable & am ...