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Can I travel to Ireland for a holiday on a business visa?

I have a valid multiple entry short term stay (C) visa for Ireland. The "remarks" section on the visa states (among other things) "business". Can I use this visa to travel to Ireland for a short ...
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Travelling to Mexico and Central America, stop in US and no return flight booked

I will travel to Mexico from Europe, with a transit in the US. I thought that my ESTA is enough, but then I learned that since I have no return flight booked, and Mexico being treated in the same way ...
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UK Tier 2 visa processing time for applications submitted in Bhutan

we have applied tier 2 visa for UK from our UK agent and still under process, so i just want to know how long it will take time to process after completion of documents.
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Dependent visa for Masters students in Germany

I am an Indian citizen. My husband is admitted as a Masters student at TUM and I intend to join him there. When I contacted the Bangalore consulate, they flatly refused saying 'You can not travel as ...
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I have a Schengen visa valid for longer than my allowed duration of stay. Can I ignore the duration and overstay?

I have a Schengen visa valid from 19/07/2016 to 10/08/2016 But the duration of stay: 7 days only I want to stay a 6 days more for a total of 14 days. And my flight including a travel from a ...
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Overstaying between residence permits [migrated]

I am an Indian citizen and have a Hungarian residence permit valid till the end of July. My Swedish residence permit kicks in on the 15th of August. Its too expensive to travel back to India and was ...
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Do I need a US visa to transit (or layover) through an American airport?

In Europe usually you don't need to go through immigration to change planes (unless you are entering/exiting Schengen). Is it the case in the US as well? May I catch a connecting flight on one of the ...
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Business visa to Bangladesh for a Canadian citizen residing in the UK

Here's the situation: Canadian citizen, residing in the UK, working remotely for a Canadian business As part of that work, needs to visit Bangladesh on a business trip Would like to apply for the ...
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Tourist trip to USA while girlfriend works there - what to expect at border check?

I was wondering the following: My girlfriend will be going to the USA with a J-1 visa for about 10 weeks to work there as part of an exchange program. I am planning to join her on this trip, but won’t ...
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Does a “Visa on Departure” exist?

In this TSE question, the question discusses travelling from Norway to Sweden (presumably by air) and says: I assume that I can take a few days trip to Sweden on a temporary traveler's visa, would ...
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Is there any restriction/limitation against female passengers who travel to the Arab countries of the middle east by these countries?

I was searching for visa rules of some Arab countries in the middle east which may limit or prohibit women (in relation to marital situation, age, male accompaniment, etc) to travel to their countries....
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The UK has voted to leave the EU. How does Brexit affect people traveling to the UK and vice-versa?

On 23rd of June, 2016, the UK voted in a referendum to leave the EU. This leads to the following questions: Are UK citizens traveling to the EU affected? Are EU citizens traveling to the UK affected?...
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Can I get a family tourist visa for Taiwan?

I am a Pakistani citizen and am married to a Taiwanese citizen. She is inviting me to visit her for a month; can I get a Taiwan family visit visa for a month with single entry? What documents do I ...
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Taiwan maximum stay rules with reentry

I've heard about US expats temporarily leaving Taiwan for a weekend so that they can stay an additional 90 days under visa exempt entry. I have two questions about this practice: Is there a minimum ...
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UK General Visa refused. How long until I can reapply? [duplicate]

I am a peruvian who has a permanent resident in Australia and live in Sydney (27 years), I wanted to travel to the UK and visit some friends, i applied online but my application got refused. I put a ...
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I am non-EU citizen working in Germany. Can I travel to UK without a visa?

I am from Non-EU country (from Nepal to be precise) and recently moved to Germany for work. I am applying for BlueCard. I would like to travel to UK later this year, can I go there without visa as I ...
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When applying for an Indian Passport, how do I know if I'm in the ECR or non-ECR category?

I'm applying for a fresh Passport from India but I don't know what "ECR" & "NON-ECR" mean: "Is applicant eligible for Non-ECR category?" [Yes] [No] I've already Graduated from ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa at a country where I'm not a citizen? If so, under what conditions?

I'm a citizen of country A who would like to apply for a Schengen visa at a consulate in country B. When is this possible?
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Indian national travelling from Namibia to US through Barbados, transit visa required?

I am a student studying in US on a valid F-1 student visa, I will be going to Namibia and on my way back, I will transit through Barbados (actually also spend a night at a hotel in Barbados) do I need ...
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Do I need a U.S. Visa if I'm traveling nonstop from Mexico City to Canada?

As title says, my flight would go directly from Mexico City to Canada without stopping in the US. But with all the security that US has, I'm not sure if I still need a U.S. Visa because after all, ...
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I changed my travel plans after entering the Schengen area. Will this cause me trouble with immigration?

I have issued a Schengen visa from the Italian embassy for tourism. In the visa application, I declared that I will enter Germany first, and then I will stay the longest in Italy. I'm in Germany now, ...
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Getting a Chinese work visa with an unused valid tourist visa

If someone has a valid and unused Chinese visitor (L) visa, can they apply for another Chinese visa (of a different type)? A Russian friend of mine recently attempted to apply for a work visa at the ...
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Do I need to stay a minimum number of days in the Schengen country my visa is for?

I am planning to visit four Schengen countries, and am planning to apply for a visa through Germany. Is there any minimum number of days I should be staying in the country through which I apply?
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A good visa in a damaged passport [duplicate]

I have a valid B1 visa until 2020 and recently my Indian passport got damaged on the front and back, applied for a new passport. My visa is in a very good condition and passport is also in good ...
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As an Indian citizen, can I apply and have both a B1 and F1 visa?

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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Does a Tier 4 UK Visa Conflict with a Visitor's Visa? [on hold]

I am having trouble finding a definite answer to whether or not I will be able to enter the UK, receive a tourist visa stamp in my passport which I understand are valid for 6 month stays, leave to ...
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Can I leave South Korea to reset the 90 days visa counter?

My friend tells me that I can leave South Korea for 1 night and re-enter, to reset my 90 days. For example, an American could enter Korea and stay for 90 days and then go to Japan or China (any place ...
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Can I apply for a single Schengen visa if my itinerary includes a visit to the UK in between?

I am planning a 2-3 week visit to the UK, with short trips to Schengen countries before and after. As pointed out, I should be able to apply for a Schengen visa once to cover both trips. Will the ...
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Change of main destination after Schengen visa is issued

I am an indian passport holder. I applied for and got Schengen Visa Type C, from Belgium Embassy with itinerary Italy - Spain - France - Belgium - Italy (maximum stay in France, port of entry and exit:...
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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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Do I need a visa to visit Belarus if I have a Russian visa?

I am a U.S. citizen living in Russia with a multi-entry student visa. I noticed that on my migration card it lists the Russian Federation as well as the Republic of Belarus. Do I need to get another ...
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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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Visit to Rio 2016 Olympics as a volunteer

I am an Indian citizen (and resident) traveling to Rio as a volunteer to the Olympics in Aug 2016, at the invitation of the Olympic Committee. However, all expense of travel and stay is on us. Only ...
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Can I apply for a tourist Schengen visa while my Type D visa application is being processed?

I have applied for a Long Stay Visa D to France which takes a long time to process, can i apply for a Short Stay Visa C say to Italy for a visit at the same time without affecting my first application
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French national with Australian partner [on hold]

Hi there my girlfriend is from France and I'm an Australian guy and was wondering if anybody had applied for a spouse visa to live in France or Atleast what the process is?
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I have been issued an overlapping Schengen Visa, would there be an issue?

I have an existing used Schengen visa from the 21-July-2015 to 20-July-2016 issued by Belgium. I recently applied for a Schengen visa from Germany & was issued a visa from the 19-July-2016 to 18-...
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Visa for performing arts group travelling to India to perform?

Couple of quick questions. What is the best visa for a performing arts group travelling to India to perform (as a group)? Does the Indian consulate (or their outsourced agency) allow for submission ...
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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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Visa for Canada from USA for a Bangladeshi

I have B1/B2 visa, 5 years multiple entry visa taken from my home country Bangladesh. I have come to USA for the first time in February 2014 with my baby of 4 years old. Now I want to visit Canada as ...
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Can I stay in Schengen area after my visa expires if I enter while the visa is valid?

I have an Egyptian passport and a valid one year multiple-entry Schengen visa, which will expire in mid-Sept. 2014. Can I enter a Schengen country a day before it expires for a short trip and exit ...
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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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Can an Indian citizen with Tier 5 GAE visa (work visa) apply for Schengen Visa from UK?

The duration of the stay is from mid-May to early-August. Schengen visa applied from India require booking details, which we haven't planned. Most of the visits will be during the weekends, we are ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa in Romania, if I'm not a resident?

I will be on a business trip to Romania but I have plans to have a vacation in Paris and Italy. Can I apply for a Schengen visa while I'm in Romania? I'm from The Philippines.
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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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Canadian Visa for Iraqi Citizens

I am from Iraq and I want a Canadian visa. I have an Iraqi passport but I currently don't have an embassy where I can apply for a visa for Canada. How do I get one?
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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'm arriving to the US by air, but departing via land. How do I end form I-94 now that it is only electronic?

I need to end my visa waiver period when leaving States to Canada so that I don't exceed the period of 90 days. But form I-94 is no longer a physical card, it's only online. How do I know or ensure ...
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who is exempt from schengen visa

I am British, my husband is from El salvador. We want to visit frankfurt, madrid., crete and italy for a few days only before going to UK . Do we need any visas like a tourist visa or a schengen visa?
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travelling to Mexico for change of US visa status from F2 to F1 [on hold]

I have to change my status from F2 (Dependent) to F1. So do I have to apply for a Mexico visa as well (as technically I will not be entering the US in the same visa category even though my F2 visa is ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa from the French embassy if I don’t actually visit France? [duplicate]

I have to travel to Germany soon and there are no dates available at the German consulate for a visa appointment for a month. I was thinking of getting a Schengen visa via the French embassy since ...