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Applying for Canada visitor visa while extension of stay in US pending

A traveler entered the US to visit family on a B-1/B-2 visa, and filed Form I-539 (Application to Extend Nonimmigrant Status) to extend his stay before the initial stay-until date on the admission ...
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Sponsoring wife but not applying with her

We are Indian citizens, can I sponson my wife and children for uk visit visa as I am not applying with them. Or transfer money to her account and apply.
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Expiration date on Argentina ETA (AVE)

I am thinking to travel to Argentina in August (Specifically on August 18th). Since, I am an eligible citizen for ETA (or AVE in Spanish), I decided to go for it. Thinking that it will be valid for 3 ...
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Information Required for DS 160 Form [duplicate]

I want to apply for a B2 tourist visa to USA for the second time after 15 years and I have some questions 1- The date and place of my birth in the certificate is different from it in the passport (for ...
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What happens if my data in the DS-160 form is different? [duplicate]

To fill out the US tourist visa form (DS-160), do I rely on the passport data or the birth certificate, as the place and date of my birth in the passport is different from my birth certificate (maybe ...
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TLS Contact Scanned documents for Student Schengen Visa

As a student at what point do I scan and upload supporting documents for a Schengen visa to France? The issue is that after booking my appointment successfully and paying my service fees online, I ...
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My place of birth does not match my passport

I was born in America, but I did not obtain American citizenship because my parents at that time were diplomatic envoys. In general, I traveled as a tourist to America in 2006 with a foreign ...
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UK Student Visa Application: What defines a Media Company?

On the application form you get asked if you've previously worked at: Armed Forces (including National Service) Government (Central or Local) Judiciary Media Organisation Public or Civil ...
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Regarding visa to Finland [duplicate]

I am living in India. I have a conference in Finland from 26 June to 1 July 2022 and also a workshop in Switzerland from 4 July to 8 July 2022. Although my first entry is Finland but can I take ...
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Applying for US visas without being a permanent resident of that country, is this possible?

I am from Nigeria, I have been able to get some travel history. So i wanted to ask something here which seems a bit confusing. I read from here https://www.alllaw.com/articles/nolo/us-immigration/...
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Question about French Circulation (multiple entry) visa for a new resident in UK

I am a new resident in UK with an Indian passport who had moved here to be with my wife. I have been in UK for less than an year. I only recently started working in UK for the first time so don't have ...
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How do I indicate "visiting a family friend" in the UK Standard Visitor Visa application?

When applying as a minor for the UK Standard Visitor Visa, there is a question about "Private addresses in the UK" and the relationship with the person living at the private address. We are ...
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Can you apply for a UK Visa in a location that is not your residence?

I know the UK visa is applied for online, but you will have to appear somewhere for biometric capturing. Can you give this biometric information in a location that is not your residence (as in another ...
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Anyone managed to get a Schengen visa appointment at the Spanish consulate in San Francisco?

I have emailed them a few times at cog.sanfrancisco.vis@maec.es and have gotten no responses. Our travel dates are coming up fast. Any advice on how to get an appointment is greatly appreciated! E.g. ...
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Unsigned checklist for UK visa [duplicate]

My appointment was on 16 March at VFS for UK visa...but the filing officer forgot to take my signature on document checklist and did not made their own sign....will it lead to a refusal? Or can I get ...
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Can I use my spouses bank statement for UK tourist visa? My spouse is included on the application and will be traveling with me [duplicate]

We use one account that belongs to my spouse to carry out most transactions. Like rent and groceries and direct deposit. I am applying for a UK tourist visa from the US and would like to know if I can ...
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Didn't write down my DS-16 application ID

I forgot to write down my Application ID yesterday. when I go to retrive it doesn't have the option forgot my application ID. What should I do? Can I fill out another one?
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UK standard visitor visa for mother - rental income

I'm applying for my parent's UK standard visitor visa, my dad is self-employed and my mother is now a housewife. I'm planning to show my mother's income from rent in her application. She owns a ...
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I created 2 UK immigration accounts

I renewed my passport and I was trying to update it on gov.uk but accidently I created a new pre settlement application, I didn't finish it and just cancelled the application, but the account remains ...
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Retrieve the DS-160 application ID?

Good Morning, I filled the DS-160 (not submitted) and I saved my application id in a system but my system / OS is crashed. What is the way to retrieve the DS-160 application id. I followed the steps ...
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Should I mention I own a car in my visa cover letter? Should I include monthly car payments in my monthly spending?

I want to submit my UK visa application this week. In October I paid about 20% of the car's price and November 1st was the first car installment payment. I don't think I will include this 20% payment ...
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What type of visa code to use for Visa on Arrival [closed]

I am applying for NVR for Bangladesh. One of the fields for the online NVR prompts for last visa number which in my case was a Visa On Arrival at HSIA in Dhaka. Looking at the different code, I am not ...
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Applying for a Schengen visa using spouse's bank statement

I am going to apply for a Schengen tourist visa. Is that possible for a husband to use his wife's bank account as we travel together?
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do i need to add my statement when someone is sponsoring? [duplicate]

My cousin in the Uk is sponsoring my visit , i will also be adding the bank statement of my mother that she supports me . I work myself and will include my employment letter as proof. Do i need to ...
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UK Visitor Visa [duplicate]

I am fully sponsoring my cousin's travel to the UK on a visitor's visa, he is a student over 18 years old. At submission, the gov.uk website has provided a checklist and the first requirement of the ...
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UK standard visitor visa: “The earliest you can apply is 3 months before you travel” meaning?

I am asking about this vague statement that is mentioned on the website of UK.GOV. The earliest you can apply is 3 months before you travel. (source) It says you can apply three months from your ...
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UK Visa after H-1B Petition Denied

My employer had applied for a H-1B visa back in FY2020. The Form I-129, Petition for Non-Immigrant worker visa was denied by the USCIS. So my application was refused at the USCIS, and not after an ...
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Applying for Schengen visa from USA [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen in the USA on an F1 visa and I plan to travel to Europe in the summer as a tourist. I am wondering if I need to apply for the Schengen visa from India or from USA? Also, are the ...
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Bank Statements for Visitor Visa appointment to the UK [duplicate]

I have an upcoming trip to the UK from India and have scheduled the Visa appointment on priority. I have the jitters before the interview primarily because of my bank statement. My circumstance is as ...
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My wife and I are applying for UK PLAB 2 visa - is it better to apply to travel together or to book separate exam dates?

My wife and I are medical doctors in our country and we have a five-month-old son. Both of us have to take PLAB 2 in 2022, we have the option to book the exam on the same day and leave our child with ...
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How do I get a real Id when i can't provide marriage records

I was married in 1997 in New Jersey for maybe a week when I found out my husband and his kind family were only using me to obtain a green card. Therefore, I went back to California and left him. I ...
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Do I need to replace my passport if a stamp on the front page is slightly water damaged?

Should I go for a re-issue of my passport? The front page of my passport is showing water damage. My name, passport number, and photos are intact. I want to apply for a US visa in February. Should I ...
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Should I upload UK Visitor Visa Document Checklist to VFS before my biometrics appointment?

I am trying to finish my UK visitor visa in the U.S. The instruction about the visa document checklist is very confusing. On VFS, it says to upload the checklist and documents can only be uploaded ...
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Personal interview requirement for obtaining visa

My biometric details were submitted in December 2018 for visa to Belgium. Now I want a visa for Switzerland. Whether I will have to appear for biometric again ?
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Sponsorship for UK visa [duplicate]

I am a Ghanaian studying in Ukraine and I am applying for visa to visit my uncle in the UK. My dad is sponsoring, so I provided his bank statement. Do I also need to provide my personal bank statement ...
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Why do visa application forms ask which countries you’ve been to in the past years?

As an example, the US DS-160 form ask for every country you’ve been to in the past 10 years. But… what’s the rationale for asking this? Some ideas I have: To enforce various travel bans, i.e. the VWP ...
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Do I need to mention the Poland stay back refusal in UK visa application?

I've been in poland for four years and completed my education. Applied for stayback because of the delay in getting the certificate and get apostile. Unfortunately, stay back visa was refused and I ...
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Would a loan repayment appearing in bank statement affect visa application [duplicate]

I work as a doctor in my country and I am applying for a standard 6 months uk visa to enable me write the plab 2 examination which can only be taken in the uk. My dilemma is that I am planning on ...
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I want to travel to the UK to meet my boyfriend for the first time. Do I mention him on the application?

I met my boyfriend online last April and we have been in a long distance relationship for over a year with texting and video calling every single day, I adore this man and all we want is to meet each ...
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Planning to visit my girlfriend in UK, what should I fill in the relationship status?

I am planning to visit my girlfriend in UK. She left for UK in Sep 2019. I was supposed to visit her during April 2020 but due to Covid-19, could not travel. When I applied for my visa in 2020, I ...
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UK visa and regular income

So I applied for UK visa with a regular income of 129,429 . However , when I was paid it reflected in my account statement has 129,400 . I am worried that this little difference mine cause trouble ...
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Filing DS-160 Application, Job Information (US visit visa)

My dad left the workforce in 1996. and he is retired since then. Should I mention my dad job information when filling out his application?
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Best practice to apply for US Family/Group Visa

We have a big family of 8 people. My father and mother are the head of family, and then we are two sons who are both married with a child. Should I fill out all the applications within the application ...
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Will a refused UK Visa based on false documents affect my Canada application? [closed]

I once applied to UK in the year 2017, the Visa was refused based on false business documents presented. I never knew my business documents were fake. The agent in Africa who did the business ...
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Must you tell the truth about your marital status on a passport application?

I have a friend who is married to an Indian from Pakistan. She is from NYC and wants to put single on her passport application, will there be any trouble? She is a US citizen born and raised in the ...
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New visa after overstaying in UK

My partner left the UK after overstaying for 4 months. He is now banned from the Uk for a year. I'm wondering if he can reapply for his new visa before the year ban is complete, so that he can come ...
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South African Refugee Travel Document [duplicate]

I am trying to apply for visa student for the US, but I will have the South African Refugee Travel Document instead of a regular passport. I am worried that they might not be able to issue a visa for ...
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Would being denied entry be considered to fall under either Removed or Deported on the US visa application?

Specifically on the DS160 application there is a question that asks "Have you ever been removed or deported from any country?" If someone was denied entry to some other country at a port of ...
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UK visa application: How to explain that I have several employers?

I'm a doctor applying to a UK visa for an examination. I am employed by the university hospital in my city but I also work in several private hospitals where I earn several times the salary I receive ...
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I was banned from UK for giving false information

I am a Nigerian, I was banned from UK for 10 years 12 years ago for stating that I haven’t applied before and used a wrong date of birth in my previous passport. I lied because I was a teenager when I ...
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