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Can I get married and then still go visit to the USA on my same tourist Visa I had before changing my maiden name and being married?

I am a Paraguayan citizen who has visited the USA once 4 years ago. I am planning to obtain a to tourist visa to go meet my fiances family for two weeks in January. My fiance is an American citizen. ...
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Schengen visa application rejected because my US visa stamp expires in December. What are my options?

I went to the Italian consulate in Washington, DC today and they would not accept my visa application because they said my US visa stamp cannot expire less than 3 months after the end of my trip to ...
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Why does Ryanair check non-EU passengers' visas on intra-Schengen and domestic flights?

Ryanair requires that all non-EU citizens report to the check-in counter to verify their immigration status, even on intra-Schengen and domestic flights. According to Ryanair's official website the ...
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Is it easier for a westerner to obtain a Chinese tourist visa in Kazakhstan or Kyrgyzstan?

The procedures, restrictions, prerequisites, etc of getting a visa for the same country can vary a lot depending on which embassy or consulate in which country you apply from. This is most certainly ...
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Can a foreigner get a visa for China in Taiwan?

I'm in China and thinking of taking a ferry to Taiwan. I'm an Australian citizen and I've been to Taiwan before and know I get visa-free entry. But I'm wondering about getting a new visa for China ...
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Where can I apply for a Portuguese visa as a resident of Scotland?

I heard that in order to apply for Portugal visa while living in Scotland, I have to do it via the consulate in Manchester, even though the consulate in London is easier to reach. However I cannot ...
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How long does it take for German consulates to process visa appeals?

My visa was refused from the German consulate in Kolkata and now I appealed to them in writing along with many papers. After submitting all documents they called me suddenly for interview. I was ...
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Does the cancellation of my wife's US visa at the point of entry affect mine?

Does the cancellation of my wife's US visa at the point of entry affect mine as the principal applicant, if we travel differently?
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Canada to India via Germany on Expired Canadian Visa

I am an Indian citizen living in Canada on work permit which expired on 31st May. I have already applied for Work Permit extension but it is still in process and have not received yet. I need to ...
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Extend maximum duration of stay for a multi-entry Chinese visa (Q2)

Taking advantage of the new 10 year visa treaty between USA and China, I applied, and was issued Chinese visa (multiple entry, category Q2). However, I only got approved for 120 days per stay, while I ...
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Does flying to Panama from the US reset the ESTA time counter?

I am travelling from Panama to LA, I will be travelling around the states for approx 80 days then flying back to Panama and making my way up Central America for approx 3 months before flying back to ...
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I am an Indian passport holder studying on F1 visa in USA ,want to travel Dubai for ten days, how to get Visa?

I am an Indian passport holder and at present studying in USA on F1 visa. In winter break I want to visit my relatives living in Dubai for ten days and than come to India. what is the procedure for ...
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Visa processing speed: VFS vs Embassy

I am applying for a Schengen Visa for Switzerland at London. To submit my application, I can choose to go to the VFS Visa Application Centre or the Embassy of Switzerland directly. I wonder which ...
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Visa for Istanbul trip during layover

I am an Indian (Indian Passport) presently in Kano, Nigeria on a business visa. I am going back to Mumbai on 22 Sept by Turkish Airlines with a 12 hour layover time in Istanbul. We plan to see the ...
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Proving ties to your home country when applying for a German visa

A friend from Russia (Moscow) is planning to visit me in late August. She is about to apply for a visa but she's worried that they will deny her application because she doesn't have anything to prove ...
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What's the fastest way of getting a visa for Australia after ETA is refused?

I am in Canada and tried applying for the ETA for Australia online. It was referred and I waited 12 hours to find out that it was not approved. My flight is in 3 days, is there any way to get a ETA ...
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Do I need to including details about a side trip to another country on my Schengen application form?

I will be applying for my tourist visa at the Germany embassy as my main destination is Germany however I would like to take a side trip to Italy for maybe 3 days do I need to add Italy as a second ...
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What are the options when my UAE visa was issued one day short of intended trip duration?

Some Indian friends of mine are planning a trip to Dubai for just over a week (Saturday arrival, Sunday departure the week after). There were various airline options available, both direct and ...
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Enter Dubai first on a tourist visa and next on a transit visa within 30 days?

I hold an Indian passport. I have an upcoming trip spanning 38 days with the following itinerary on an Emirates ticket: US -> Dubai -> US Now, after staying in Dubai for 3 weeks, I'm planning to ...
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How long do I have to stay out of Singapore before returning for another tourist visit?

On May 29th I've returned from a 30-day trip to Singapore. I plan to visit Singapore again on the 13th of June for another 30 days. Would this cause any problems at the border?
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Do any Chinese embassies or consulates grant multiple-entry visas to people from a third country?

This question is specifically about true multiple-entry visas, which for China are valid for six months and allow multiple entries. This question is not about double-entry visas. In the case of ...
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Overstaying a tourist visa in Cambodia: what are the penalties and bureaucratic hurdles involved?

I have a Cambodian (ordinary) visa valid until 17 September. However I would leave Cambodia on September 18 evening or September 19 morning. On this website it is written that it would cost me $ 6 ...
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For which countries does tourist visa apply after the end of a long-stay visa in Schengen countries?

According to this related question it is possible to stay legally in the Schengen Area after the expiration of a long visa for 90 days. This is the ammendment from where this quote comes from: ...
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Receiving a B2 visa for the US after a 4 month overstay

I'm italian and i wanted to return in us to meet some friends. the problem is that i overstayed in 2011 4 months (so 90 days of regular visa waiver plus 4 months more for healthy problems). i read ...
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Firstname and Lastname confusion while ticket booking

My father is having an Indian passport and it has the name as following Given name = XXX YYY Surname = Blank When I applied for US tourist visa, they gave him the same but in that his name is shown ...
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Applying for a UK visitor visa in India after receiving a UK visa refusal in Saudi Arabia

With regard to my visa refusal as mentioned in my previous post, I have tried to change my residence status from being under the sponsorship of my father to my current employer. But due to certain ...
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How recent should my bank statement be when applying for a Bulgarian visa?

hey I will apply for a Bulgarian visa on July 8th, but my bank statement is from November 17th to May 17th, is that maybe a problem for them ? Could that cause a refusal or will they just ask for a ...
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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 long-term, D type visa (for study purposes) ...
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Using a Transit UK Visa to visit London, while in transit between Frankfurt and Paris

I am from a Philippine passport holder and I am planning to travel from Paris then London (for less than 48 hours) and then to Frankfurt for my flight to New York. I have a few questions with regard ...
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Turkish visa processing still ongoing after the date of my intended trip has passed

I applied for a Turkish tourist visa here at the embassy as I was not eligible for e-Visa. Problem is that hotel arrangements and flight schedules I provided are already passed and yet they need 9 ...
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I'm planning to visit a summer school in the Schengen zone. What kind of visa should I apply for?

I will be attending a summer school which will last 10 days. I want to know: for applying for a Schengen visa, is the purpose of my trip considered as touristic or study?
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Belarus visa application

Does anyone have any experience getting a Belarus visa? I want to go from Dresden, Germany, to Moscow, Russia, via Poland and Belarus. Is it easy to get a transit visa?
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Can I travel to Taiwan a week before my USA visa expired?

I'm from Vietnam and have a multiple entry to Taiwan. My USA visa expires on Sept 11 and my flight to Taiwan is on the 5th. Would it be a problem for me? Edit: Vietnamese citizens who have valid visa ...
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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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Entering Spain on a Schengen visa from Sweden

I was Issued a Type C, Multiple-Entry Schengen visa from Sweden last June, but I couldn't go at that time. I will be going to Spain in September and my Swedish visa is still valid and has never been ...
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Refused UK Visit visa for lack of sufficient funds

I recently got a visa refusal for uk visit visa. As my father is sponsoring me he encashed some of the money from his fixed deposit and transferred in to his account i provided the evidence of ...