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Can you stay in Schengen area for longer than your visa expiration date?

We have a Schengen visa valid for 6/19 to 7/19 for trip duration of 20 days. Can we enter say 7/10 and then leave before 7/30? Or does expiration date mean you have to leave Schengen area by then?
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I've applied for a US visa in India. Can I get the visa sticker in my passport at the US consulate in Canada?

I am Indian passport holder booked a ticket to Canada on a particular date..I also applied for the US visa..my scheduled interview is just a few days before my departure date to Canada. I am afraid ...
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Is the Schengen 'duration of intended stay' and 'duration of visa validity' the same?

I have submitted a Schengen visa application, where my duration of intended stay is 7 days. Now, what could be my duration of visa validity 7 days or 90 days?
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I have a B2 visa and need to attend a court date in the US. Is this allowed?

I have a B2 visa and spent 5 1/2 months travelling in the US. I returned May 18th. The court date is Sept 25th. Whilst I was there I witnessed an assault. This was a long time ago and I didn't hear ...
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Multiple-entry Bulgaria visa to enter to Romania [duplicate]

I got the Bulgaria multiple entry visa, can I enter Bucharest then pass the border to Bulgaria ? If yes, what other document I have to prepare to show to the Romanian immigration?
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Urgent tips for UK Visit Visa application for a student and how to prove strong ties with my country? [duplicate]

I am applying to UK for the visit visa. I have just taken my A-level exams and awaiting for my results, and I have already enrolled into a university in my country, Pakistan. I've no property, or ...
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Business visa validity after I switch organization

I have a valid 2 year business visa issued in July 2014, I changed jobs in June 2015 and now my current employer wants me to travel to UK for a business trip. My visa is showing valid till July 2016. ...
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Can I travel to any part of the US on a tourist visa?

I am planning to visit the US for tourism. Until now I have never been to any foreign country. I want to know whether the visa is issued for a stay in a particular city or whether I can travel to ...
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Extending 60 days tourist visa-in-advance in Maumere, Flores, Indonesia [closed]

I am in Indonesia on a 60 days tourist visa-in-advance and want to extend it by 30 days in Maumere, Flores. In order to do this I will need a sponsor. There are several questions and answers on this ...
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visa for uk as a family member of EEA National [duplicate]

My question is that can i go to uk without any visa for a holiday with my husband and children under 18.all of them are european national.only i have an indian passport but having a 10 year permanent ...
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Changing travel plans after getting a Schengen visa?

I'm planning to go backpacking with a couple of friends and plan on visiting Netherlands, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Latvia and Estonia. Since I am from India, I don't want to take a ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Morocco?

I am travelling from Montreal, Canada to Cairo, Egypt transitting in Casablanca for 13 hours. Have a hotel voucher. I hold a valid Egyptian passport and a 5 year valid visa to Canada and US. Do I need ...
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Can a non-resident apply for a Schengen visa from Turkey?

I am an Indian citizen and am travelling to Turkey for volunteer work for about 45 days and I want to travel to Netherlands in between. Can I get Schengen visa from Turkey as I don't have enough time ...
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I have a valid usa B1/B2 visa in my maiden name on my cancelled passport. Can I still use it to enter the US? [duplicate]

I had a USA B1/B2 visa on my cancelled passport which is valid until 2020. I had made a new passport with my husband's name and new address after marriage. Do I need to apply for the visa again to ...
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Are Australian citizens now or in the very near future about to get ten year visas for China?

So a year or so ago there was some announcement between China and USA to increase tourist visa validity to ten years. I thought this was related to some free trade agreement. Now I believe the ...
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Miscalculated and booked an extra day in Denmark on a 10 day visa [duplicate]

I am travelling to Denmark today, and will be there tomorrow. My visa period is for 10 days, from 4th June 2016 to 14th June. I miscalculated the days, and my return flight is on 14th June (so, in 11 ...
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Dual nationality (two passports) entering Canada with one and USA with another?

I am citizen of two states (Serbia and Croatia). I would like travel to Canada with my Croatian passport (no Visa requirements for Croatian citizens) and enjoy country for few weeks with my bicycle ...
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Is it possible to enter Belgium without a return ticket?

I'm a Mexican student working and living in Belgium legally. I am lonely and sad because I miss my family so I asked my younger sister if she wanted to come. She said yes, so I booked a ticket, our ...
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Why has my visa application to Canada been denied, and what can I do about it?

My name is Dennis Whole Asante, I am a pastor and the General-Overseer of a church here in Nairobi, Kenya, I am also a Ghanaian and a residence of Kenya. I have all my documents as a legal residence ...
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UK Visitor Visa refused. Is there any point in reapplying?

Okay first of all I might be wrong and may not have represented the case properly. What I am looking for is if there is any point in re-applying or should I just leave it. I have given all the ...
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Under what conditions are Schengen short-stay student visas issued free of charge?

Recently, I applied for a Schengen short stay student visa (for visiting France) on an Indian passport. The local VFS website (whose link is given in the local consulate website) said that I needed to ...
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Do I get a new stamp every time I come to the US even if it's inside the last time period?

I recently flew to the US from the UK under the VWP, I stayed for a month between 29th April and 29th May, my stamp is good until the 29th July, however I intend to fly back early July and stay until ...
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What's the deal with “stamping” US visas?

I see many questions here refer to a US "visa stamp", or "getting a visa stamped" for the US, and I often find it difficult to imagine what is going on with this stamp. Is it the visa sticker itself ...
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Can I extend my Chile tourist visa?

I'm an Indian and my Chile tourist visa for 90 days is expiring on 25th June. Is there any way I can extend my tourist visa? If yes what are the requirements that I need to fulfill ? Or are there ...
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What damage can person/s do if they have your passport number and visa control number?

I read What are the potential hazards of my passport or visa number being made public? as well as What harm can be done with a copy of one's passport? but it doesn't tell of what damages can be ...
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Ukrainian Citizen traveling from Canada to Frankfurt to Warsaw to Lviv. Schengen visa needed? [duplicate]

I am a Ukrainian citizen living in Canada. I am taking a vacation to Ukraine and I am looking at flight options. Do I need a Schengen visa if I make two stops in the EU, even if I do not leave the ...
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Transit through India on a tourist visa?

I have a tourist visa for India, but my plans changed, so now I am only transiting through the Bangalore airport. I was told it was ok to use the tourist visa for this rather than to apply for a ...
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Can you use business visa for tourism? [closed]

If you have a business visa, are you able to use the same visa for personal purpose such as tourism?
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Visiting the UK as a tourist and then coming back [duplicate]

I want to know this thing. I'm from Argentina wanting to joing my girlfriend who will be studying for 1 yr in Edinburgh. As an Argentine I don't need any particular permit to go to UK as a tourist. ...
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Travel Schengen countries while applying for UK visa [closed]

I am a foreign student at Sweden. Indonesian passport holder. I have Swedish ID Card and also the residence permit. Right now, I am applying for UK Visa. I submitted my passport and my residence ...
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Can I apply for a UK visit visa before the expiry date of a Tier 4 visa?

Some people say that it is possible. I also heard that the Embassy will have to invalidate the Tier 4 visa. If they do invalidate it, does the British embassy place a cancelled stamp on the Tier 4 ...
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Is it okay to collect my Schengen visa one month after applying?

I'm applying for a Schengen Visa and it needs two weeks to be issued, during those week I will be traveling to another country. Is it OK to pick up my passport with the Visa issued after 1 month?
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Can I arrive before my German National Visa D is valid (e.g 2 weeks)? [duplicate]

I am an Australian, and we can travel in the Schengen Area for 3 months in 6 month period using the Schengen Visa Waiver program. Can I arrive in the Germany on the Schengen Visa Waiver program two ...
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UK visa valid date and depart/arriving date

I'm now holding the Chinese passport and studying in Canada. I bought a ticket departing on June 23rd and arrive on June 24th in London, UK. However, my visa begin to valid on June 25th. Can I stay at ...
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What is the detailed Process of getting Schengen Visa by locking money for verpflichtungserklärung?

I am from Iran and want to visit my friends in Germany, but getting a visa is difficult. However, I have a German friend who wants to send me a formal invitation letter called verpflichtungserklärung ...
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Do Ethiopian citizens need a visa to transit through London? [duplicate]

I'm Ethiopian and I'm living in Qatar. I want go to Dominica by transit of London. So do I need transit visa of UK if I stay less than 24 hours in the airport?
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How to obtain a tourist visa for Abkhazia?

I would like to visit the disputed region of Abkhazia. Where and how can I obtain a visa? Can I do it at the Georgia-Abkhazia border, or the Russia-Abkhazia border?
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Exchange in the Netherlands - Working Holiday Visa or Residence Visa [closed]

I am an Australian citizen. This means that I have the option to apply for a Working Holiday Visa. This will cost about $400 AUD less than applying for residence. The main difficulty is that the ...
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Can I transit in the U.S. with a student visa?

I have a U.S. student visa (F1) that is valid until next year. I booked a ticket from Hong Kong to Mexico City, and I will have a layover in Los Angeles for about 5 hours. Although the purpose of my ...
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Is it legal to travel to the UK on a tourist visa to participate in a hackathon?

Is it possible for a non-EU national to visit the UK (on a tourist visa) to participate in a hackathon? The definition of a hackathon is: A hackathon (also known as a hack day, hackfest or ...
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Second British visa application - proof of previous visits

We reside in Ireland and, as non-EU citizens, require a visa to travel to UK. Which we successfully applied for and are now traveling, naturally, as tourists. But there is one potential issue with ...
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Why do Chinese people need a visa to travel abroad?

I have a very simple question. Hopefully it is appropriate for this site and not for a politics site. So here it goes: Why do Chinese people need a visa to travel abroad? What is the reasoning behind ...
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What should a sponsor tell the ECO?

Some people who want to visit the UK are unable to do so unless a 3rd party steps in and offers to provide sponsorship. We see a lot of this type of thing on this site; nearly all the refusals have to ...
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Entering the UK with dual Danish/Chinese citizenship from China

My son has 2 passports, Danish and Chinese. My wife is Chinese and I'm Danish. We are currently living in Japan, but will be going to the UK later in the year. My wife and son will be going to China ...
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Extension of conference/business visa for 17 days instead of 10 days for South Africa - New Application?

I have been granted a visa for conference 10 days but both my flight and the conference will run much longer - 17 days to be exact. I have tried calling the consulate-general office to talk to ...
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Can Indian national apply for UK visa when in Switzerland on Schengen Visa [duplicate]

My parents (both Indian Passport holders) will visit me in Switzerland. They have a Schengen Visa. After a month, they would like to visit UK. My question is, can they apply for a UK visa when living ...
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Schengen “B” transit visa multiple entry

I live in Russia (and have only Russian citizenship) and I'm going to Canada in June. I have exactly one layover on the way there and back: in Paris and in Amsterdam. So, my trip is Moscow - Paris (...
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How to apply for a Chinese visa without knowing one's itinerary in advance?

I'm a dutch citizen and I want to travel to China for holiday and to visit the parents of my (Chinese) girlfriend. We will travel there together from end of august till begin of september (2,5 weeks ...
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Tourist Visa from Russia to the U.S

If a person is unable to use their tourist B1/B2 visa in the 6 month period that it was approved of can they be refused a reapplication/reapproval for another one at a later date? She is unable at ...
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UK transit visa need to go to Schengen country [duplicate]

I am traveling from Mumbai to Sweden, Norway and Denmark on Schengen visa via Heathrow airport. I also hold a valid US visa. Do I still need to get Direct Airside Transit visas for UK for onward and ...