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I submitted 2 DS-160 applications to 2 different US embassies. Can this be a problem?

Background: I am a PhD student. I intend to attend a scientific conference in the US in August, where I'll be presenting a paper. I recently submitted a completed DS-160 application form to the US ...
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Is a B2 visa application OK for a scientific conference?

Background: I am a PhD student. I intend to attend a scientific conference in the US in August, where I'll be presenting a paper. I specified B-2 type (tourism, pleasure, visit type) while filling my ...
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Does Turkey stamp passport in case of visit visa rejection?

Is a single woman allowed to travel alone to Turkey? In case of rejection do they stamp passport, or just return the passport? This is for a Pakistani Passport Holder.
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Is it possible to enter Russia by train 1-1.5 hours before the visa validity period starts?

A friend of mine is taking the Train from Finland to Russia. She has now paid and sent the Tourist visa application, with the requested validity being from 3 to 16 August. Now she's considering ...
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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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Is 'individually' booking internationally connecting flights a good idea, in schengen area? [duplicate]

Let's say that I'm planning to visit Schengen country-A with an approved Schengen visa. I then find out that Booking my-country --flight to--> country-A is way more expensive then Booking ...
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Can Portugal “black list” my passport because I got a visa but didn't visit Portugal with it?

I visited Spain last month with my family, and while applying for the visa I mentioned I would spend max time in Portugal. I got a Schengen visa from the Portugal embassy. That was the actual plan. I ...
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Traveling from Ukraine to Costa Rica through a USA airport [duplicate]

I am planning a trip with a companion from the Ukraine. I live in the NY area. It wold cost less and be better timeing wise if my companion were to travel to NY and then both of us travel to Cost Rica....
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Should my first trip be to the country which issued my Schengen Visa [duplicate]

I apply for Netherlands visa and I need to go to Spain first for school trip with my colleagues. Is there any problem
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uk visa got refused when to re apply [duplicate]

I applied for the UK visa which i applied as visitor visa in which i wanted to learn makeup artistry for a time of 45 days . the reasons for the rejection were : 1. London academy of freelance makeup ...
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5 years ban/re-apply US visa [duplicate]

In 2009, I had a 5 year ban after 11 legal years in America understand different type of visas and a clear transparent report with both the law and immigration. I had at the time an apt in America ...
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Does the flight itinerary provided for Schengen visa strict the country of entry? [duplicate]

I already have a Schengen visa. Initially my plan was to spend the whole period in the country already applied for -Spain-, and my flight itinerary was inbound and outbound from Spain accordingly. ...
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Traveling for vacation on a EU visa [duplicate]

I was issued an Italian Schengen visa as a was going for a business meeting to Italy later the meeting was cancelled and a new date has not been decided yet, now my question is I'm planning to go for ...
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Traveling with US visa with new passport with non-matching surname [duplicate]

I'm separated from my spouse I don't want to put his name on new passport which was expiring. My concern is that my old passport had surname of his and my visa is valid with his surname. Can I still ...
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What details should a good cover letter contain to backup a UK Visit Visa application

I'm married have a job with stable income. I have 2 kids. I have applied for UK visit visa about 7 years ago.I can't remember what exactly was the reason for refusal. I want to travel for tourism to ...
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Non-EU married to a British citizen. Must we travel in Schengen zone together?

I am an Egyptian man living in Egypt. My wife lives in the UK. We were planing on go on holiday to France. Is it possible for me to travel to France as an EU-Spouse without needing a Visit visa, or ...
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Name on German Schengen visa not matching with new name on passport

I have a valid German Schengen visa which I got on my old passport. I applied for a new passport as I had run out of pages and when was issued, my name was changed slightly. My old passport had both ...
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What is the implication of not using a Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I was issued a Schengen visa from India for a solo trip of about 7-10 days. I fell sick just before my travel date and had to cancel my trip. So I never made the trip. So I have a visa in my ...
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Which embassy should I apply for my Schengen visa?

I'll be visiting the following cities/countries. And I don't know which embassy I should apply my visa. 4/29-5/1: Santorini, Greece 5/2-5/4: Athens, Greece 5/5-5/6: Naples, Italy 5/7-5/8: Rome, ...
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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 is the difference between the Australian 600 and 601 visas, for people who are eligible for both?

I'm traveling to Australia in July and I've been looking into getting a visa. I see two visa options, a 600 and a 601 that appear to be appropriate (I'm going for leisure and not for work). The 600 ...
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What documents does a sponsor in the UK have to show in order to confirm they can host a guest?

Provided that my sponsor owns a house in the UK, are council tax and utility bills enough documents as proof that my sponsor can accommodate me?
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How long do appeals on South African overstay bans usually take to process?

I was recently deemed an undesirable person by South African home affairs as I left the country a day after my visa had expired. They told me I am banned for 12 months. I plan on appealing this ...
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Where do I apply for a UK transit visa?

Everyone is so helpful with informing me that I need one but no one can tell me where to apply. The uk.gov website also doesn't seem to be able to help on that front.
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Where is the passport book number and what is the difference from the passport number?

For the US department of state visa application, there is a question about the passport book number, which is apparently different than the passport number. What is that referring to? The explanation ...
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Is a transit visa required for airport terminal change in Dubai?

I would like to travel to Qeshm Island (free zone area in Iran) via Dubai Airport. At Dubai Airport I arrive at terminal 1, and my flight to Qeshm leaves from terminal 3. How can I pass from ...
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For a connecting flight, will United need my final destination visa?

I am flying from New York to Islamabad and am connecting in the UK. The flight from New York to the UK will be with United Airlines. Will United need to see a Pakistani visa or authorization to enter ...
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Can I apply for a Cuban visa without being a resident?

I would like to travel to Cuba and I need a tourist card (visa). Right now I am a visitor for a few weeks in the UK and I will not return to my residence (EU) country before travelling for Cuba. Can ...
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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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I am from Jordan and I have perment resident in Italy do I need visa to UK [duplicate]

If I have a resident permit in any European country, can I visit the UK without visa ?
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Visas for US, Canada and Alaska

I am having difficulty finding out what visa I need to apply for and if I can even stay in the US, Canada and Alaska for over 90 days. I will be travelling on an Australian passport and plan to fly ...
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Do i need to add any family pics with UK visit visa application after adding marriage certificate and kids birth certificate

Do I need to add any family/wedding photographs after adding marriage certificate and kids birth certificate. Do I need a cover letter and what details should I show on the cover letter.
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Regarding the supporting documents for a UK visit visa, what documentation can I submit as proof of accommodation if I am staying at a friend's house?

My friend-( a British citizen) owns the house which means he doesn't rent. However, when i was reading the visitor: supproting documents guide on page 8 of 8 (https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/...
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Additional needed documents for UK trip if someone will shoulder all expenses

Someone (a relative) from the UK (already a naturalized British Citizen) will be financing my trip, as well as taking care of my accommodation. What are the documents I need to submit aside from bank ...
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Clerical error in UK visa application, but form already submitted - what should I do?

I'm from the Philippines, and I plan on travelling to the UK with my sister to visit a relative. I have just submitted my visa application and have already paid online, when I noticed that I've made ...
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I applied for a Schengen visa starting from June 17th, but the visa is still in processing as of that date. What are my options?

My friend has applied for a schengen visa from the Hungarian embassy. At the first try the visa was rejected due to insufficient travel insurance. When he re-applied again on the 14th June, the visa ...
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need information on transit visa [duplicate]

I am [name redacted] from India country and I am travelling to Seychelles alone and will spend around 1 week during November 2017. And my flight starts at Mumbai and stops at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ...
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Uk visa for Indians travelling for a month

I have an Indian passport and a valid B1/B2 US Tourist visa. I have recently quit job and i am currently pursuing something personal which is not strictly work or business. I have previously travelled ...
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UK Visit Visa is Sponsor's bank statement mandatory, provided they are not financial sponsor?

Me and my wife applied for UK Standard Tourism visa. we planning for short holiday of about 1 week. We are all self funded financially. However, One of Our son's is in UK upon evaluating the ...
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Can a Kenyan person with a Schengen visa travel to the UK?

Can a Kenyan citizen who holds a Schengen visa travel to the UK for a short period?
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Haven't used a 5-year US B1/B2 visa for 4 years. Can I still enter the US with it?

I got US B1/B2 for 5 years, but did not use it for the first 4 years. Now I intend to use it. Do you think it will be an issue considering I did not use it for the original purpose (which was a ...
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Forgot old passport with schengen/student visa

I am a Japanese full-time student in the UK now on a trip to Paris. I have two passports: one new and valid, one old and void. However, my student visa/Schengen visa is in the old passport, which I ...
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Duration of approval process for Canadian transit visa?

How long can I expect to wait for approval or not of a Canadian transit visa? I'm a Costa Rican citizen applying via Internet from Costa Rica.
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa in the UK if I'm a student at a local university?

I'm a non-EU citizen (Bolivian) currently studying a PhD in the UK. I'm thinking about having a trip throughout Europe. Does anybody know if I can apply for the Schengen visa within the UK where I'm a ...
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Will VFS UK Chennai call my sponsor?

I applied for my Graduation visit visa to the UK this week and I put a company sponsor letter and their bank statements as proof. Usually, do they make telephone calls to my sposnsor (the Company CEO)...
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How long is a CA Statement valid as per UKIV for UK visit visa purposes?

I got my CA (Chartered Accountant) Statement done a month back. Which include the property Assessment, other Immovable assets (to prove financial ties to back home), family income and available liquid ...
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UK Transit visa and Schengen visas [duplicate]

I will travel from Prague to Rome. I have a layover in London for 5 hours and proceed to Rome by the same airlines. I was only granted a single entry Schengen Visa by the Poland Embassy. Do I qualify ...
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My Schengen visa got refused to Prague [duplicate]

Hi I live in UAE and applied for visa to Prague and got refused for the reason that states my return before the visa expires is not ascertained. What proof should I provide or what should I do for ...
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Applying for other visas after Canadian visa refusal?

Hi my Canadian transit visa was refused because my travel itinerary didn't have my name on it. The embassy told me I can fix the issue and reapply again and my visa will be issued without any further ...
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Can I transfer biometrics information for a UK visitor visa to a Canadian visitor visa application?

I gave biometrics for my UK visitor visa application 3 weeks ago. I now want to apply for a Canadian visitor visa and the biometrics center is literally the same one I just travelled to and gave my ...