Questions tagged [business-travel]

Traveling for job-related reasons as opposed to sightseeing.

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Charges when using a Euro country debit card in Budapest

For a business trip, I would like to know about using a debit card from a Euro currency country (Greece) in Budapest (Forint currency). I will have to provide receipts to the company from purchases ...
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I have a valid UK Visitor Visa that had main reason as “family visit.” May I use this visa for a job interview?

I applied for, and was granted a UK visitor visa (MULT) valid from December 2019 to June 2020. The main reason for the visit was family visit and I used the visa already last Christmas to visit family....
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How to dry shirts using laundromats?

I find the hotel laundry services a bit expensive so I was thinking about starting to use laundromats. However, I don't want to dry my business shirts using the dryers as they might get destroyed. ...
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What is the term for remote tourism consultation as a “bypass” for tour guiding in certain countries?

This question might be somewhat irrelevant in January 2020 (described below) but I ask it anyway to broaden general knowledge Certain countries do not allow people which aren't their citizens to work ...
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Travel to UK on a business visa from old company

I have business visa for UK processed by my old employer. I have now moved to a different company and need to visit UK again. Can I use my old visa to travel to UK ?
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Do I need transit visa in Istanbul, Turkey?

I will be traveling from Pakistan to Slovenia by business visa (short term Schengen). I will be traveling from Pakistan to Istanbul and from Istanbul to Ljubljana (Slovenia). Do I need to get ...
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In winter, do Norwegians typically change shoes at the door in a business setting?

I'm visiting Norway on business next week. Our partner company is an engineering firm (metal fabrication, etc) in the northern part of the country. I expect to spend most of the trip in ordinary ...
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Indian eBusiness visa issues

I have a business trip in India on January 25 to February 10. The eVisa website keeps crashing on me. Pages keep saying "Session Timed Out" when I save them, meaning that I have to keep trying over ...
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I will be using a business visa 90 days in Russia, Have anyone faced problems by custom or police about “what kind of business I'm doing?”

I will soon receive a buiness visa after one month duration is 3 months. I might sound funny, but will I get into a trouble if im not a buiness man?? I dont even have work, but I mean I have saved my ...
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Got refused for a UK visa. Think they might have incorrectly interpreted bank statements

Last month I started working as a software engineering contractor for a company in the UK and I was invited over for an onsite meeting which holds for a period of 1 week this month. I applied for a ...
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Should I apply for a UK visa to attend an onsite business meeting at a new job?

I'm a software developer working remotely from Nigeria and I started working with a UK company this month after being unemployed for 6+ months. The company is planning an onsite meeting of everyone in ...
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Visa options to hold seminars in the UK

What visa options are there to bring a team of people + speaker over from Malaysia to hold seminars and workshops in the UK? Is it possible for me as an individual to sponsor them to come over? What ...
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Work Visa and Work Permit Exemption for German citizen in Turkey for the duration of one week

I am a little bit unclear about some specific visa requirements for a German citizen visiting Turkey on behalf of a German employer providing services to a Turkish customer for the duration of one ...
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Do I need a Dubai visa if I am flying in, staying in the airport for 3hrs, then flying back out?

I have an Indian passport, I am on business visit to Saudi Arabia with a business visa of 180 days validity, but my duration of stay is 30 days. Due to extended business needs, I had to extend my ...
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What happens if flight reaches Germany 4-5 hours before Visa start date [duplicate]

Suppose my visa start date is 15-Aug-2019, and I book a flight that lands in Germany on the 14-Aug-2019 at 22:00 PM, will they allow me in?
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Romanian business visa Member state of first entry

I'm planning to attend a conference in Romania. My route would be Melbourne -> Abu Dhabi -> Amsterdam -> Bucharest In Romanian visa application (no Schengen), I need to fill Member state of first ...
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How many visas do I need if I attend two conferences in Germany that are one month apart? [duplicate]

I am attending two independent conferences in Germany that are one month apart. Ideally, I want to apply for them concurrently, with minimal costs. I will fill two applications, and book one interview....
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business trip to Amsterdam for 3 days , would like to extend the trip as a tourist to Paris [duplicate]

I am going on a business trip to Amsterdam for 3 days , would like to extend the trip as a tourist to Paris for 6 days. Which countries consulate should I apply. What should I mention in the cover ...
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Can Business Visa/schengen to austria be used to travel to other EU countries for personal trips [duplicate]

I am applying for a multi-entry business visa/schengen for austria and would be spending the bulk of my time in vienna. Since, I dont have any meetings over the weekends, is it possible for me to ...
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Does a Filipino passport holder need a visa for a business trip to China (PRC)?

As the title says, does a Filipino passport holder need a visa for a short business trip to China. If it makes a difference the person is resident in the UK and also has a British passport. So, ...
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Schengen visa: Do I need to submit friend's invitation letter for 2-day visit during 10-day trip within Schengen Area?

I'm a Vietnamese passport holder so I need to apply for visa to enter Schengen area this October. The main purpose of my trip is to join company training in Belgium with Brussels to be my port of ...
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What steps should I take to lawfully visit the United States as a tourist immediately after visiting on a B-1 visa?

I'm a Canadian citizen who will soon be starting work with a company with periodic business trips to a US office, most likely on a B-1 visa. I regularly visit the US as a tourist, and the location of ...
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US Embassy ds 160 form for B1 visa in london

I applied for a B1 visa and attended the visa interview at the London site on 02/07/2019. It was approved by the officer and he said I should receive it in a few working days. However, the photo I ...
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Emirates Business Class Overhead Bin

On the 22nd of July, I will be traveling on Emirates Business Class. Usually, when I travel, I only carry with me my small backpack (Which weighs less than 4kg.) When I travel with different airlines, ...
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Can I hold both work permit and business visa for germany?

I already have a work permit for Germany. But I would like to know if I can apply for a business visa for a short visit?
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Which Visa or pass required for attending software workshop in Singapore? [duplicate]

I am joining an entrepreneurship program in SG and traveling on 10th July. I applied for EntrePass Visa on 12 june but i think it'll still take some time to get IPA letter so i can't enter in SG as of ...
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Documents for AU Visitor visa (subclass 600) Business Visitor stream

I am a citizen of the Russian Federation. Currently, I work and have my family in Germany (permanent residency). I was invited by a possible future employer (a university) for a job interview in ...
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UK business Visa application mistake [duplicate]

My company is sending me for a business trip to UK but now after doing all the work of appointment and biometrics I reviewed the soft copy of my application form and I saw that by mistake I put my ...
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Uk business Visa checklist mistake

I am being sponsored by my company and they have arranged all the documents for me but by mistake I ticked on an extra column on my checklist and later I realized I didn't provide any documents for ...
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Is NOC required from current employer for business Schengen visa to Sweden for interview

I am an Indian citizen and I will be traveling to Sweden to give an interview. The interviewing organisation has provided me with an invitation letter stating my purpose of travel and that they will ...
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Business travel to the United States for European company

My Company (based in Germany) has been awarded a project (4 weeks) in the United States for an American client. Three of us will go, all with European passports on the Visa Waiver Program. we can all ...
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Holding overlapping Schengen visas, may I treat one as an extension without exiting? [duplicate]

I have got Schengen Visa from Italy (Consulate General of Mumbai) on April 30, 2019. I got Visa from June 8, 2019 - July 6, 2019 with validity of 15 days. I had previous visa from Embassy of ...
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UK Visitor Visa sponsored by Company [duplicate]

I'm currently applying for a UK visitor visa with business purpose. I've provided the invitation letter from the company in the UK (which is actually the headquarter company of the company I work ...
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Do EU residents need an A1 certificate for any short business trip in another EU country?

This question seems to be of relevance to all business travelers in the EU. The background of this question is as follows: I work at a university in the EU (Germany). Today there came an email that ...
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Business travel to UK without spouse and a Article 10 residence card [duplicate]

I am a holder of a Article 10 Residence Card (Residence Card of Family Member of a Union Citizen) issued by Lithuania and I am currently working in a Lithuanian based company that occasionally ...
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Schengen business visa - when working for 2 companies, do I provide documents for both companies?

I have a business invite for my joint business, where I am the director, from our shipping company in Germany. All expenses will be paid by them. I also work with a second company as well as an ...
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Remote independent contractor needs short onsite training in US - what is the Visa requirement?

As a small US based firm, we have offered a contract to a candidate as a remote independent contractor, who does not stay or work in the US. We would require the person to attend our in person 1 week ...
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Schengen Single entry Business Visa to Multi entry

I hold an Indian passport. I am invited by a company in Netherlands for an interview in April last week-May first week 2019. They provided a letter to be shown at embassy requesting Single entry ...
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Will applying for ITIN can have bad consequences on my future US visa applications?

I am an entrepreneur running a startup in my home country. I came to USA on B1 visa and have recently registered a Delaware LLC company and got EIN. Now I need ITIN to open bank account for business. ...
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Research for my company and travel under B1/B2 visa. Unusual case

I have very unusual situation. My current employer is going to send me to USA in few days to perform "kind of research" and i'm going to travel during my free time. Let me describe that "research". ...
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Changing business flight date [closed]

I'm in a fellowship that pays for airfare for a weekend event (fly in Friday, fly out Sunday). Since I'm flying across the country, I thought it might be nice to extend the stay, book another hotel ...
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Multiple Entry Visa Cancellation and Applying New Visa [duplicate]

I have a multiple entry Schengen visa that is valid till June 8, 2019 from Dutch Embassy and I have to travel to Italy on June 9, 2019. Do I need to cancel my Schengen visa before applying for new ...
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Concurrent Chinese visas [closed]

I already have a valid 10-year L-type Chinese visa obtained in 2018 when I traveled to China last year. Now I am planning a tourism trip for 2 weeks followed by a stay in a university where I would ...
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Finland business visa asks to cancel current Germany WP visa

I have a valid German work permit visa for 6 months. However, I have never used that visa as the project for which I had it for got cancelled. I have applied for a Finland business visa within that ...
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Personal Visit on Business Visa Type C

I have been ussued the Business visa type C, multiple entry, valid for 2 years. I got it issued in Jan 2019, sponsored by my company for business purposes. But I have not travelled on any business ...
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Why expense details are asked for UK business visa? How can I say the trip expenses are to be taken care by my employer in the application form?

I am applying for 6 months business visitor visa. For this trip all my expenses are to be borne by my company. Then why I have to fill in the below fields. Do you have savings, properties or other ...
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Canada Conference : Proof of Funding

I am attending a conference in Canada in September. My employer is sponsoring the trip for everything (Hotel, Cash, Airline tickets etc.) Do i need to make available the bank statement of my employer ...
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How do I cover Business and Tourism on a single schengen visa but different entries for each

I will be travelling to Paris from India on company work for a week - 8 to 12 April. Once I return to India I need to be back in Paris on 22nd April with my family on a holiday, and then from there I ...
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German citizen, US LLC, living in Germany: Can I use an VWP?

So: I am a German citizen with no US visa status I am one of two members of an US LLC (the other member is US citizen) I am getting paid in the form of member distributions in USD My questions are: ...
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What are all countries can visit using Schengen business visa? [duplicate]

I got my first visa as Schengen business visa for Germany for two weeks with multiple entries. Using this visa, what are all countries I can visit near by Hamburg? I'm travelling on next week, ...

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