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What is correct when applying for a visa: VFS or Embassy guidelines?

I have been a successful recipient of 3 Schengen visas for France so far (2 short and one long). I applied for my 4th one today. Now, France has opened a new portal called france-visas.gouv.fr where ...
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Refused Georgian Visa application [duplicate]

I applied for a Georgian visa at the embassy and I was denied. I don't understand why it was denied, but I got my file from them saying this statement. I am from Nigeria and studying an MBA Program in ...
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am travelling to uk with indian passport and am living in poland so applied from poland [duplicate]

i want to visit london to spend holidays with my family friends here problem is how to apply separately and how much we should show the minimum money to be spent in uk. how to apply my husband and ...
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UK Tier 4 visa question regarding countries I have visited

It asks for the countries I have been in the last 10 years, including the date of travel and the reason why I went there. The problem is that although I DO remember where I went and why, I do not ...
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Can I apply for a UK visa from a country I am travelling through?

One of my Family member(Original country India) has valid Schengen visa(Visa Type : short term visa - Visit Family and friends) and she is already in Denmark. Now she wish to visit London. Does she ...
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Applying for a Georgia tourism visa

I am applying for Georgia and UK visas. I know the UK will ask me to drop my passport for 15 days, but I don't know if Georgia will ask me to leave my passport with them. I have my visa interview on ...
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Two family members with same last and first names [closed]

We are a family of four (me, my husband, 10-year-old daughter and 18-month-old son), applying for B1/B2 visas. I am the primary applicant. In tge DS 160 form, I am supposed to add my family members ...
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How do I apply for a UK standard visit visa for a 2-year-old child? [duplicate]

My husband holds a UK business visa and asked me to apply for a visit visa. I have filled in my application and entered my uncle's address under the question of where I plan to stay. I am trying to ...
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Can I apply for a UK visit visa as a foreign student in Malaysia?

My elder brother wants me to visit him in the UK. He has been a British citizen for over 30 years. I am studying in Malaysia. I am from Nigeria. Should I apply from Malaysia or go back home and ...
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Do I have to mention a 13-year-old refusal in a Tier 4 visa extension application?

I am a current Tier 4 student in the UK, studying at a higher education institution (HEI). I decided to take a placement year last year,so I will have to apply for extension to complete my final year. ...
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Education background and last employment for the spouse in family application (DS 160)

In family application (DS 160) the education background and last employment for the spouse is not required. Is it OK that there is no section for the spouse regarding education background and the ...
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Please help me prove my intention to return? [closed]

So heres the story guys, i want to apply for a visit visa from nigeria to latvia to visit my gf to celebrate our one yr anniversary. We have been dating on facebook for a year now and Shes inviting me ...
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How many days should I fill in for a double-entry Schengen visa application?

I will be staying in Latvia for 26 days and I want to apply for a double-entry visa. On the application form, should I write 26 days or 90 days? From comment: My first entry is on 1st September ...
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UK visitor visa for wife [duplicate]

I am planning a trip to the UK with my wife and wanted some guidance on the same. We hold Indian passports and are currently residing in Singapore. I have an EP (Employment Pass) and my wife is on a ...
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How to retrieve a US DS-160 confirmation page?

I completed a DS160 online application form for the US embassy in Barbados. I got a confirmation page, but it was not printed legibly. I do not have the application ID. Can I retrieve the ...
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Cost of travelling and living coverage in the visa application

I am a college student who graduated a month ago. I am applying for a short-term visa to Denmark. My mother, who is supporting me and resides in another country (different from mine and Denmark), has ...
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How to get a visa appointment with the German consulate earlier?

I'm traveling to Germany in October 2018. No slots are available now (July). Can anyone please let me know how to get someone's canceled appointment? Or is there any other way to get the appointment ...
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What should I put down for “Reason for refusal”? [closed]

I'm applying for a Tier 4 (General) student visa to the UK but around last year June, I had a visit visa refused. On the letter, it says "I have refused your application for a visit visa because I am ...
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ESTA, national identity card for travel by any other country?

I am trying to apply for an ESTA to enter the US, and I realized that there is a question came up on the ESTA application: Have you ever been issued a passport or national identity card for travel ...
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Should I update or get a new ESTA? [duplicate]

I have a specific question about ESTA. In April of 2017, I traveled from Argentina to Japan, but I made a stopover in Atlanta. So I had to get the ESTA. The thing is that at the time in the travel ...
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Can I make a joint UK visitor's visa for my son and my mother [duplicate]

I am applying for my son and my mother to bring him on a visit to the UK. Do I make separate applications or a joint application, please?
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UK standard visitor visa online form [duplicate]

Do you have savings, properties or other income, for example from stocks and shares? Should I put my payroll account balance here from work (which is also my savings)? All of my money is in payroll ...
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Can my additional / part time job be included as “other income” in the UK visa application form? [closed]

in the section Do you have savings, properties or other income, for example from stocks and shares? Can my additional / part time job stand as 'other income? If Yes, what will the total income be ...
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Can I apply for a medical e-visa to India if I already have a valid tourist visa in my passport?

I have a valid India tourist visa in my passport. Before I left India I was receiving medical treatment, and I have been told I need to go back. But when I left India recently, as I had been there for ...
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For a Schengen visa, are bank statements required for a funded trip? [duplicate]

For a Schengen visa, bank statements are required. However, if you have an invitation confirming accommodation and board, are they compulsory? How much importance are they in being granted a visa (and ...
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UK visa application process (for a South African), while traveling in the Netherlands [duplicate]

I will be visiting the Netherlands and just found out that I might have to go to the UK afterwards. Since I will be leaving in 3 days time I do not have the time to apply for a UK visa before I leave ...
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Are there fewer requirements for getting a Canadian tourist visa when you have a US tourist visa?

A few weeks ago, I saw a list of requirements for the Canadian tourist visa, where it was specified that if you have a valid US tourist visa, you don't need to submit some documents like bank ...
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UK visa refusal because of large transactions in bank statement

How to clarify this case for reapplying? The transactions which are being mentioned were done my husband's mother in their joint account which was just because my mother in law who already have a ...
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Letter of Sponsorship from my father

I'm applying for a UK visit visa as a single employed girl in Pakistan. My father is going to be sponsoring my visit. Is it going to be of any benefit if he explains in his Letter of Support that he ...
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Applying for a UK visa outside the Schengen country that issued my visa

I have a student visa issued by France as well as a residency permit. I need a visit visa to travel to the UK. Due to my location it would be much easier to apply at the Geneva embassy as it is only ...
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Can I travel to UK if my Schengen visa expired before six months?

I am staying in Germany in a student visa. My resident permit will finish on 15th November, 2018. Can I apply for a visiting visa for UK from July 2018?
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How can I get a Schengen visa to visit Germany?

I need a Schengen visa to travel to to visit a friend there. I am a foreign national who lives in South Africa with a life partner. I have my own registered/permitted business, which is about a year ...
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UK visitor visa checklist

I went to my biometric appointment today and the officer there said they do not sign/check the document checklist. On the checklist there are instructions to sign at the time of the appointment. I ...
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Schengen visa for Spain for my parents [closed]

I've been living in Spain for 4 years. This year I'm inviting my parents to Spain for 90 days so they need a Schengen visa. Last year they visited as tourists (without Carta). This time, I've obtained ...
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Is a double Schengen visa application necessary?

If I have an application pending with the German embassy, for a residence permit. Can I apply for another Schengen tourist visa (Spain), since the residence application takes a long time? I'd like to ...
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UK visa 3 months before the travel date [duplicate]

Does the the UK rule, to apply for a visa up to 3 months before travel, start from the date of the online application or from the date of the appointment?
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How should I answer the ESTA question about a passport or national identity card?

The ESTA appliation asks: Have you ever been issued a passport or national identity card for travel by any other country? Does being a resident of Nicaragua count? I have a resident card, not ...
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First name put as Surname/ Family Name on passport

My Given name is Akhter Ali and Surname/ Family name is Shah but surname on Passport is mentioned as Ali which happens to be my given name. I am planning to sponsor my brother for Sponsored Family ...
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Does the UK Consulate in New York send confirmation emails? [duplicate]

Hey guys I have sent my documents to the UK consulate, new York, after my biometrics and one of my friends told me that there will be an email from the consulate that they have received my documents, ...
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Necessity of National identity card number in UK visa application

I am Russian citizen and have a national passport number, should I add this number to national identity card point in UK visa application? I am applying for UK Short-term study visa.
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Issues with France visas website to fill out online application of Schengen visa

I will be attending an academic conference in France and have been advised by the people who already have been to one of the Schengen member countries to mention the purpose of my visit as "Other" and ...
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Can I make a pen-and-ink change on the UK visa application form? [duplicate]

I didn't submit my form but did make a mistake; I wrote my date of birth wrong. Will they accept having a crossed-out date of birth and, written above in black ink, the correct date? I live in Saudi ...
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Schengen: Large deposits greater than my salary because of Housing loan. How can I portray financial situation accurately? [duplicate]

I am Indian and I intend to travel to Schengen area for 30 days on a business visa to attend a conference and do some traveling after. I have 2 large cash deposits, one 15 times and the other 10 times ...
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UK visa refused. My passport has this barcode

What does this barcode mean? Is this a refusal stamp?
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Can I apply for a F1 Visa while in the U.S. on a Visa Waiver (VWP ESTA) (NO Status change in the U.S.)? [closed]

I am planning on visiting my friend in the United States in May and June on a ESTA. I will study in the U.S. in August with a F-1 visa. I was wondering if anyone knows if I can APPLY for the F-1 Visa ...
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Confused about visa question: “Voluntarily elected to depart the UK” ? Yes or No?

I applied and successfully received a student visa from India in October 2017. I traveled to the UK on October 12, but could not register for the course. Since the latest registration date for my ...
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National identity card

I am an Indian national residing in the USA as a permanent resident (Green Card holder). I am applying for a standard visitor visa to travel to the UK. There is a question about a national identity ...
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What is the ID number on this old Paraguayan ID card and does it matter for ESTA?

I'm submitting my ESTA application and I have dual citizenship (Italian/Paraguayan due to jus soli). In order to submit my ESTA the application asks whether I was ever given any passport/ID card from ...
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Standard UK visitor visa - which sub-type?

I have a query about the standard visitor visa. My Colombian boyfriend needs a UK visitor visa to come to England so we can be together to have our baby in July.(I'm British). We're currently ...
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Would I save much time by applying for an I-94 online before arriving to a land border?

The DHS website allows one to apply for an I-94 online before arriving to the actual border. The description on the page says that: To complete your I-94 application you will also need to: ...