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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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Issue of German visa for job, simultaneously with Amsterdam visa for study [on hold]

I resident of India , got admission in study course at Amsterdam, simultaneously got appointment letter from company at German. Since time is limited and I wish to know that can I apply for visa ...
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Finding a Tibetan language teacher in Danba, Sichuan, China

Last year I learned of a town in Sichuan that has a name that Chinese people tell me sounds like my surname. The town is called "Danba" and is in Sichuan to the west of Chengdu. It turns out to be a ...
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Extending tourist stay in South Korea to take a language course?

I'm an American citizen planning to go to Seoul as a tourist for a month or two, and, if I like it, enroll in a three-month Korean language course through one of the universities there (making a total ...
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Student dorms in Stuttgart (Germany)

I'm intending to spend 6 months in Stuttgart in Germany starting from June 2014, and I'm searching for student dorms to stay in for one month until I find a room in a shared apartment. I'm willing to ...
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Studying in Montreal this Fall; can I visit as a tourist before the start date on my CAQ? [migrated]

I was accepted into a Master's Program starting in the fall semester. I've already received my Québec Acceptance Certificate and had my application for a study permit approved. (I understand I can ...
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Can I travel to Australia on the eVisitor visa for a short-term period of studying? If not, what visa can I use?

I'm an italian M.Sc. student. I have an agreement with a professor of the Australian National University for performing (part of) my master thesis abroad. I will have to stay in Australia for less ...
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I have a Student Visa to Spain, after it expires can I leave to travel the rest of the Schengen area? [duplicate]

I am a citizen of the United States but next year I am going on exchange in Spain. My student visa will expire in the end of June but I want to travel around to visit friends and family I have in ...
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I was refused a UK short-term study visa. Can I reapply immediately?

I applied for a short term study visa. I got admission to an Oxford summer course. In my visa application, I gave all the supportive documents. But my visa has been refused by stating that the bank ...
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How do I extend my residence permit after funding ends in France? [migrated]

I am a PhD student in France. My funding ends this September and my student visa (Type of Visa: D) will expire this September as well. However, I defend my thesis in October. Is it possible to ...
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Extend study visa with tourist visa to Russia [closed]

The ministry of education in Russia is currently making an invitation for a study visa for Russia for me (German citizen), but the date from when it will be valid is not sure. Classes start on Sep 1, ...
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What to write down as 'purpose of journey' when visiting the Schengen area for a summer school?

I'm going to participate in a Summer school in Management for two weeks. When applying for Schengen visa, should I put the main purpose of the journey as Study or tourism/cultural because the period ...
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Transit visas in Kuwait and London [duplicate]

Is any transit visa needed if I'm flying to USA from India on F1 visa & my flight have stops at Kuwait City (plane change) & London (same plane)? According to my home work, for Kuwait City: ...
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Suggestion for dealing with potential VWP overstay in Canada

This might be a slight duplicate of a question, but I've not seen answers to this exact situation. Please let me know if there is an earlier answer. I need a suggestion on how to tackle this ...
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Applying for UK Student Visa while in France as a Student [closed]

I'm an Indian citizen who will be starting my studies in France this autumn. So I will be having a French Long Stay Visa as a student. However, I am pursuing a mobility programme, which means I will ...
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Re-enter Spain on student visa after visiting as a tourist

I see lots of posts on staying in a country as a tourist after the expiration of a student visa. This is the opposite. I will be studying in Spain from August 2016 through July 2017. I carry a US ...
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Changing UK visa from visitor to study

Can I change my visa status from visitor to study while I'm still in UK?
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How can I organize a year-long exchange to Germany? [closed]

I am an eleventh-grade male Canadian high school student. Over the past couple of years, I have found myself very interested in the German language and culture. Recently, in my spare time, I have ...
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Which visa for post-graduate observership in US?

I've been invited for an observership in the U.S. for a period of 2-3 month maximum. I am a medical doctor from Italy. I was thinking about coming on a "Visa Waiver Program" since my country is in ...
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On-site photography workshop in Nepal or India

I am an amateur photographer but do not have the patience to take classes to get better. I've heard of good workshops being taught while trekking in the Andes or the Himalaya but I cannot find ...
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Schengen visa to study in Germany refused

I'm from Philippines and currently employed as a nurse here in my country. I applied for a Schengen visa to study German language for 3 months. Unfortunately, my application was refused under the ...
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Visa for taking the New York Bar Exam?

I will be sitting the New York bar exam in a week and just sorted out my ESTA stuff online. I was wondering is my purpose for travelling covered under the Visa Waiver Programme. Do I need a different ...
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Schengen D Visa for 1 month visit

I am ineligible to enter the Schengen area right now since I've exhausted my 90/180 days. However, there is an month long internship offer in Europe that I am keen to take up. Is there any possibility ...
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US waiver program 90 days [duplicate]

I'm currently studying in Canada, and have a study permit. I entered the US in December so my '90 days' runs out the 29th March. I would like to go to the US again end of April, though I heard leaving ...
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Getting a Schengen visa while interning in Canada

Suppose I am a citizen of country X (passport issued by X) and I am currently in country Y for some internship and I want to apply for a student visa for country Z while in Y. Is this situation ...
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Is it legal to study while on a tourist Schengen visa?

If, say, you acquired a 90-day tourist Schengen visa, would it be legal to use it for the purpose of visiting a language course or a university class? Or do you have to apply for a special education ...
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What documents does a Type C UK Visa holder need to travel to Belgium?

I'm travelling to Belgium in April. I need to apply for a Schengen Visa. Doing that via Belgium. I am an Indian Citizen, in UK at the moment, on a university exchange program on a Type C Short term ...
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Herding lessons / sheepdog training classes in Japan?

I've been trying to find herding classes in Japan but I can't find any. Concretely, the problem is the Sheepdog Society Japan has this blog: http://blog.goo.ne.jp/jsds2014 But I looked and couldn't ...
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UK student visitor refused, what to do next? [closed]

I am 21. I am Vietnamese. I have been accepted for the 26-week-long General English course in St Giles International Brighton, UK. I have applied to the UK Visas and Immigration office in Vietnam. I ...
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Got refused for UK visa [duplicate]

I am an MRCP paces candidate, got a seat booked for exam and also a course is booked in a renowned centre and both of them are non refundable. To support my application I have provided a letter from ...
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Can I travel within the USA with 3 months left to my passport but valid student visa?

I have booked a flight in 20-28th March to go to Hawaii from Seattle. My Philippine passports current expiry date is 23th June 2016. My USA student visa and Form I-20 has until Sept 2019. I am still ...
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Travelling to New Zealand on Australian PR while student visa is pending

I have Australian PR visa which has arrived this month only. While waiting for it, I got Phd. scholarship in New Zealand so I also applied student visa for New Zealand. As I am now an Australian ...
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Casual Khmer language classes or language exchange in Siem Reap?

As always on my travels I like to study the local language, as usual I don't have a budget that allows the prices of "proper" courses or individual tutors. So I'm wondering if there's some ...
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Having a canadian student visa, do I need an eTA to fly back to Canada after a trip abroad?

I have been living in Canada with a student visa for more than a year now. The government of Canada is announcing that from the 15 of March 2016, an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) will be ...
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Will I Have Problems with July Air Quality in Seoul?

I an American student from the East San Francisco Bay Area and I now attend college in San Diego. This summer, I have the opportunity to spend the entire month of July studying abroad in Seoul. I have ...
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Secondary school in the US just for one month

I am in the process of planning 1 or 2 month long visit to the USA, with my children presumably on J-2 visas. One of the still open questions is, should my children attend a secondary school while ...
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May I be refused to enter the UK?

I currently have the UK student visitor visa, valid until 26th of February. I am done with my semester in the UK, my studies are officially over but I really want to visit my friend in England for ...
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Effect of earlier US B1 visa reject on F1 application [closed]

I had applied for US B1 visa through my employer. It was rejected. AFAIK, it is because of the intended duration of stay. The officer was not convinced and issued a reject. Reason: 214 (b). Now I will ...
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Should I use an online broker to buy travel medical insurance or Should I buy from the insurance company website?

I will be travelling to United States to join a graduate program. I need to buy travel medical insurance for three weeks as I will be an early arrival student. I am thinking of buying Atlas Travel ...
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I'm citizen of country A, but I am resident and student in country B, what if I want an exchange program? [closed]

As the title says: I'm a citizen of country A (Nicaragua) I live and I am an student in country B (Mexico), with a status of permanent resident I want to take an student exchange program for country ...
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Re-entry into Schengen with a visa this time [closed]

I am a US citizen and have been in Italy since September. I am coming up on my 90 days since I do not have a visa and have to return back in the US. However I will be enrolling in University classes ...
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I'm holding a Schengen visa as a student, do I need to apply for visa to another Schengen country? [duplicate]

I'm currently a foreign student holding my resident permit in a Schengen country, and I will go for student exchange next January to another Schengen country. As the exchange duration lasts longer ...
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Applying for Schengen Visa after (German) Student visa expires IN Schengen area?

I am a Indian national (not eligible for 90-days visa free program) spending a semester in Germany on a German Student Visa right now. My student visa expires in the third week of December, but I want ...
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Indian Student in France on Long Stay Study Visa. Can I travel to or enter Italy? [duplicate]

I am Indian who will study in France from Jan 16 on a Long Stay Student Visa. In Dec 15, I intend to travel to Italy. Should I apply for a separate Visa to go to Italy? If the answer to the ...
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Can I enter the UK as a tourist then on a student visa?

I am an Australian student going on exchange to the UK for six months. I am intending on travelling prior to the commencement of my studies. As a condition of my student visa I am unable to enter the ...
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Entering the Schengen area 12 days before my visa expires

I have a Vietnamese passport. I'm planning to visit Vietnam on July 7th and be back in the Czech Republic (in Schengen area) on August 29th. My visa is a multiple-entry, long-term, D type visa (for ...
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First time entry to Schengen area with student visa

I am currently living outside EU and I recently got a student visa from Germany (multi), but I would like to travel first to Sweden to visit a friend and then flight to Germany. Would that be a ...
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Entry for tourist with student visa

I wonder if I can enter with student visa like tourist for 4 days. The problems is that I changed the date of my school and the visa does not include the new date but i will look for a house and I ...
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Can I enter Canada with previous entry denial into another country?

I was denied entry into Thailand on two consecutive attempts in 2014. I recently got admission into a college in Canada and I am applying for a study permit. Does my previous travel history affect my ...
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Throat singing lessons in Mongolia

I heard of throat singing (perhaps more correctly called overtone singing) from the film Genghis Blues. Although Paul Pena went to Tuva, rather than Mongolia, it seems that some form of overtone ...