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Georgia is not part of the Schengen area, however it does have special rules for valid Schengen visa holders. According to the Georgian ministry of foreign affairs: Foreign nationals who have a multiple entry US, EU or Schengen member states visas, which have validity for one year or more and had been used once at least, can enter or stay on the ...


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Changing terminals at Heathrow does not require you to pass the UK Border Control (there are busses) so you don't need a visa to enter the UK. The airport's website offers connection guides with the steps that will be required. The Italian work permit could also exempt you from the Direct Airside Transit visa requirement, as explained on the gov.uk website: ...


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As long as the visa is valid (not expired and does not have any corners cut or holes punched through it - when the passport was cancelled), you can still use that visa. I had been doing it for a few years prior to gaining British nationality. Simply bring your current passport together with the cancelled passport containing the visa - and you will be fine. ...


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No. Your parents will need to get a visa before they get to the airport in Bombay. Without one, they won't be allowed to board the flight to the UK. You can check if you need a visa or not for the UK with the Gov.UK Visa Check tool. For your parents case the answer is they need a visa for transit, even a Direct Airside Transit as they're doing. This is ...


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If you enter Canada to visit, there is no difference between "a few hours" and "a few months". You would need to get the same permission in either case. It's unclear from your question whether you are a permanent resident in the US, and this makes a difference for entry into Canada. US permanent residents can enter Canada for a visit without any additional ...


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From the question, it looks like you were asked a ration card for a civil status proof, and not as an address proof. However, the answers aim at the address proof. In most cases, even for the Schengen visa when I applied for one, the passport works as both civil status and address proofs. However, if your passport also has a different address than your ...


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In all probability, you should be able to board the flight. I use the expression because this is not a matter of rules, but depends on various factors that cannot be predetermined, such as the punctuality of the flight that lands you into Frankfurt, the rush on the two flights, and the number of people doing the transition from this to that. I had a similar ...


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This just happened to me about 1 hour ago in Aruba. I was told by the US immigration officials (at the remote preclearance outpost in Aruba) that my passport, drivers license, and work ID didn't look like me. They were each of different vintages, but all between 8-12 yrs old. I do look different now (thinner, mostly - but only about 18 lbs) but what a ...


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Ibiza is a part of the Schengen Area so I presume you have a valid Schengen Visa. What matters more though is what type of Schengen visa it is? Are you traveling for business or tourism or studies? So, according to a simple tool found on the UK Government Website, putting in your situation i.e the fact that you are an Indian Citizen and you will be coming ...


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As the other answerers point out, the best thing to do is to renew your passport asap. You may also want to consider emigrating to Europe. You will then be subject to less passport controls, so if you keep on gaining weight, you won't have this problem anymore. When I flew from Norway to Germany last year, it struck me that I had not shown my passport to ...


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As the other answers have already mentioned: get a new passport with current photograph ASAP. Anything else is folly. Give the Indian embassy in Oslo a call. It might be possible they can issue a passport, so you don't have to go back to India for one. If they can't do that they should be able to advice you on the best cause of action.


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You are probably running into several acts and regulations here, both of the issuing and the visiting country, each with vague and legalese description of what to do and what not to do. The most relevant legal text is in this particular case probably the Norwegian alien regulation (Utlendingsforskriften), which in ยง 4-12 states that when entering or leaving ...


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Lets reiterate You had a problem with your current passport People were not accepting (or at least easily) other means of identification It seems you were just let go on that occasion because people had "better things to do". Even if by all laws your current passport (or other documents provided) should work, you already know that this didn't impress ...


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Get your passport renewed as soon as possible. It's a cheap option compared with being denied boarding of a flight or entry to a country. Since it expires in less than a year, you were probably going to want to renew soon anyway, as some countries need 6 months of validity. In the meantime I would recommend carrying several pieces of photo ID with you, ...


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I know your question is totally based on the Schengen area of Europe, and its controls; however, I read an answer to a different question and it included a synopsis of a FAQ on the U.S. Department of State website, which I will add here as well. Do I need to take a new photo if I recently dyed my hair a new color or grew a beard? New photos are only ...


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People do change in time, this is a fact an no one can do anything about it unless you really stick to a strict life style. Considering that, you have two options: An expensive quick solution: Renew your passport, even if it is not expired. I am sure I have seen passport renewal forms with a checkbox saying "due to change in looks" or something like that. ...


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I think the opposite is also known to happen (i.e. people getting through with another person's passport based on a vague similarity). Photos just aren't very reliable. It's difficult to judge without seeing your picture but I would therefore expect that with full documentation (especially a UK residence permit, even without biometrics!) most border guards ...


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None of this is possible. It appears to be a description of the UK system but the Schengen area does not work that way. Generally speaking, Indian citizens need a visa in Germany even if they are merely transiting airside but your UK visa should exempt you of that requirement (see Do I need a visa to transit in the Schengen area?). It will not be possible ...


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I think your interpretation is correct. At least the MUC-LHR-MAA journey, if booked separately, does not seem to fall under any of the exemptions listed on the official website. If in doubt, the government website is obviously more authoritative than the airline but on the other hand the airline has to check people's documentation before letting them board ...


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Indian citizens generally do need a visa for airside transit at Heathrow but you are probably exempt from this requirement based on your Italian visa. Specifically, you are exempt if you: have a valid uniform format category D visa for entry to a state in the European Economic Area (EEA) An Italian student visa valid for more than three months would be ...



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