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Overstayed my visa for over 9 years, never got deported, can I return as a tourist after 9 years?

I have a particular situation here, In March of 1997 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 ...
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can I fly back through Jo'Burg without returning to the UK?

I am currently in Botswana and I will be here for a total of 3 months. I spent 6 months in South Africa at the begging of the year (extending my holiday visa to do so) I now wish to fly Maun to ...
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Whose job is to check if the passenger has a valid visa to the destination he is travelling to?

Is it the airport security at the country you flying from? I highly doubt it because I have been to countries where it's so corrupted that you buy the airport officials for the price of a dinner. Is ...
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How to get a 60 days Indonesian tourist visa from Singapore?

I am in Singapore and I want to get a 60 days tourist visa. Do you know & have experience with the process? Note: a big advantage when getting a 60 days tourist visa over getting a 30 days visa ...
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Applying for a tourist UK visa without salary slips - I'm a freelancer. What can I use as proof of funds?

I want to apply for UK visa for a holiday. I am a freelancer working for 2 companies where I take up projects. Depending on the projects I am then paid. I do not have the usual monthly salary slips. ...
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Is there any problem if I booked Multi Destinations ticket?

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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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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Travel Plans To take along my wife to UK from Paris

I am a Portuguese Passport Holder and and at present on visit to my relatives in Paris and my wife is holding Indian Passport and had traveled along with me to Paris on Schengen Visa which was valid ...
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Under the VWP a visitor from USA can stay,6 months in any 12,when does the 12 months start?

A US visitor can stay in the UK for 6 months in any 12 months,does anyone know when the 12 months start
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UK Visitor visa refused [on hold]

I've been refused a UK visitor visa twice. The first time I was going to visit my fiance in uk who is a citizen there, but they said I didn't have finances and ties back home here in Kenya. My ...
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Inquiry regarding transit visa! [duplicate]

I've got a passport from Nepal and I have a valid US visa. I'm travelling to Us on a F-1 visa and I have a transit at Amsterdam. I donot intend to visit outside, do I need a transit visa? If yes, Do I ...
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Can anybody travel to Nepal with Indian visa?

Indian citizens are allowed to travel to Nepal by virtue of being an Indian citizen. What about those with Indian visas?
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Dubai airport - Transiting from Terminal 2 to Terminal 3 [on hold]

I will arrive from Kish Island, Iran in Terminal 2 of Dubai airport and transfer to Terminal 3 to catch my flight with Emirates for Manila, Philippines. The layover is less than 23 hours. Do I need a ...
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Apply new Schengen Visa while hold an valid one

I am a Chinese student and hold a France Schengen Visa which expires on 20th September 2015. My next trip is from 10/09/2015 to 25/09/2015, and I will stay the longest time in Greece, so I need to ...
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Schengen visa Travel [duplicate]

I live in South Africa and would like to visit France and Italy. I was hoping to enter in Paris and fly back home from Rome. It it possible to exit the Europe from a different country of entry?
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Australian visa and criminal convictions

I have a subclass 651 eVisitor visa to travel from the UK to Australia. One VISA condition is The holder must not have one or more criminal convictions, for which the sentence or sentences ...
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Bank statements, income tax return, Schengen visa

I am an Indian citizen, I have got an invitation for a job interview in Germany, so I would require a Schengen Visa and I am applying under tourist category. The company inviting me for interview is ...
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Chinese visa in Hong Kong without hotel bookings and return flight?

I'm an currently in Macau and just went to the Chinese consulate to apply for a Chinese visa. I'm on my way overland from Germany to Japan and had hoped for a dual entry visa (60 days each) to make ...
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UK visitor visa: My status will change between the application and the journey, what should I select?

I have completed my M.Sc. degree this July and I will be going to Germany for PhD which will start from 1st September. From Germany I need to go UK for 3 days (21-23 September) to attend a workshop ...
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Schengen visa for two consecutive trips with one day break?

I am from a Southeast Asian country and study in England. I want to travel to Europe this October, first from 1st October to 10th October, then come back from Madrid to England on 10th, go again to ...
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Rule of length of stay in UK with visa?

My UK Tier 4 Visa will be ended in May 2016, and i can enter to UK Visa free not more than 180 days. The question is: How long can I stay in UK? Must I have to leave in May OR June (180days from 1st ...
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What is “Member states of destination” on Visa application

I am traveling to Paris staying there for 5 days then flying to Spain and staying there for 10 days. My understanding is that since Spain is where I am spending most of the time then I should apply ...
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Travel on a Schengen visa stating EEA family member without spouse?

I have a Schengen visa (for five years) that states I am family member of EEA national on which I travelled with my spouse (UK citizen) to Croatia in May 2015 with no issues. However now I wish to ...
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China: Limitations on frequency of applying for L tourist visa

Is there a limitation on how frequently can you apply for L visa? I intend to go there for 70-80 days at a time and in between be home for a month or two. I am applying in Slovenia (part of EU). I'm ...
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I want to travel to the USA while working remotely for my non-US employer

I would like to travel in the USA for a period of 3 - 6 months. But I want to spend some time working for my employer (remote work) and getting paid by the employer. Is this possible under a tourist ...
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My mom will be travelling from Italy to Philippines with 7hrs layover in Dubai

Is it possible to meet her inside the airport even though she has no visa? She has Philippine passport and flying through Emirates.
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Type D VISA for schengen state travel

I am going to Germany on my company delegation for 2 weeks, i have work permit for 2 weeks. I am planning a vacation in Germany and schengen states for a week after my delegation period is over. I ...
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I would like to visit Israel. How can I work or visit after that in UAE?

I would like to visit Israel. How can I work or visit after that in UAE? I have an Indian Passport.
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Damaged passport and visa paper [on hold]

My passprt got damaged and my visa stamping paper which was on my passport got teared from Bottom.however my name photo and every details were in good consition.and Visa is valid till 2016.Now my ...
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Hidden Requirements in UK Visa Applications?

This post originates from a discussion with an established TSE user in this thread. I applied for UK Visitor VISA for attending a competition while my father will be funding the visit. However they ...
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Refused UK Visit visa for lack of sufficient funds - What more can I do?

I've been refused a Visitor visa for UK twice back-to-back because I haven't provided enough evidence of my personal circumstances. Some of my background: My nationality is Albanian but I've been ...
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With a Tourist visa do I need any other visa to holiday in UK en route from USA to India?

I plan to travel from USA to India with a few days stopover in London. I have an approved UK Tourist visa and a valid I-797 document but my US H-1B visa has expired. Do I need any other visa (like ...
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I have a 'Schengenstater' visa issued by the Sweden Embassy for a conference in Sweden. Can I book a return flight from India to Copenhagen? [duplicate]

I have a 'Schengenstater' visa issued by the Sweden Embassy for a conference in Sweden. Can I book a return flight from India to Copenhagen or Helsinki and from there take a bus to Gothenburg, ...
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How to check the status of an application for a UK work visa for an Indian? [on hold]

My husband applied for a work visa in the UK after being told to contact Mr. James Bevan via mail (british.high.commission@india.com). All the documents required were sent via mail and a payment of ...
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Will a refusal for UK visitor's visa have any impact on a US visitor's visa application result?

UK visitor's visa was denied because a residence visa application had been refused previously, about 4 years ago. Now will it have any impact on a US visitor's visa application result?
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Schengen Visa- bank statement [on hold]

I am applying for the Schengen Visa for myself and was wondering if I am able to submit my friend's bank statement, instead of mine, and include a signed letter from my friend (who is also traveling ...
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Incomplete documentation for Indian applying for Business visitor visa for UK

I received a business invitation letter from a UK (London) company following a successful interview in UK four months ago. However my visa has expired and that company cannot sponsor me due to a ...
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Can you hold two working visas for two separate countries at once?

I do not believe this is a duplicate, but if it is please just point me in the correct direction. I currently hold a three year working visa for Germany and have recently received an offer to run ...
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British residence throught GAY marriage [migrated]

Can you get any kind of residence in UK through a GAY civil union or marriage or such kind? Would I be able to get residence in England if I get married to my boyfriend HE is british? What you ...
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Do I need a transit visa flying from Germany to India though transit at London? [duplicate]

I am a Indian national currently living in Germany with a EU Resident Permit valid for next 4 years, I am flying back to India through a transit from London airport. And same procedure when I return ...
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Valid for Italy student visa but entry point is France [duplicate]

I have a category D student visa valid for Italy. I want to enter from Paris and stay there for 3 days before heading to Italy. Do I or can I apply for a Schengen tourist visa so I could enter Paris? ...
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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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How can I sponsor my Kenyan friend to the UK?

So far I have gathered some documents together (bank statements, payslips, letter of employment, tenancy agreement, etc.) She is employed but only has the equivalent of about of £200 in her account. ...
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Where can I go with an Irish visa but without a Schengen visa?

I will visit Ireland for training purpose (~10 weeks, single entry short term visa). I am searching for stuff to do and places to visit. I know that Ireland is not part of Schengen states. So, my ...
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Trying to gather the right documents for my next application

I was refused a visit visa to the UK and I'm trying to apply again, but I'm still confused on how to answer some questions. cost of trip to you personally cost of flights or ship how much do you ...
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Transit visas for flight stopover in France from Karachi to Houston [duplicate]

If I am travelling from Karachi,Pakistan to Houston, Texas ( with a Pakistani passport that has a USA visa stamp on it) do I need to have a transit/Schengen visa if I have a 8 hour stopover in France ...
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German National Visa - Internship or guest researcher?

I have a fellowship offer for a 4-month stay at a German research organisation (non-profit). Since, I am staying for more than 90 days I need a "German National Visa". I am confused as to what type of ...
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Why my U.S. B1 Visa got refused under 214 (b)?

I went for B1 U.S. Visa at the U.S. Embassy in Delhi. Interviewer: *Good Morning*. Me: *Good Morning* Interviewer: *What is your designation?* Me: *I am a Software Engineer.* Interviewer: *What is ...
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Can I enter the USA as a tourist if I have been approved for a visa but don't have a visa stamp?

My petition for an O-1 visa was approved whilst in the USA on another visa. I have not yet left the USA to return to my home country to get it put into my passport and do the interview etc. I have a ...
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Visit UK like a tourist with C-Visit-business [duplicate]

I am confused a little I want to attend a UK like a tourist but my visa type is C-Visit-Business. I read a lot of information but can't understand can I go to UK or can't.