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Questions tagged [business-travel]

Traveling for job-related reasons as opposed to sightseeing.

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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

I have a business invite for my joint going concern business from our shipping company in Germany. I also work with a second company as well as the one in which I have invite letter for. Do I need ...
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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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Can I travel on a eVisitor (subclass 651) visa obtained for business purposes as a tourist? [duplicate]

last November I applied for an eVisitor subclass 651 for business purposes, as I was traveling for business. My visa shows the condition 8115 (business visitor activity) and it's valid for 1 year (Nov ...
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Mentioning travel dates in invite letter for UK visa

I am applying for UK business visa and my employer sent me this invite letter. I have two main concerns about this letter: They have written that my trip is tentative. It is mentioned that the ...
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UK Business visa refusal [duplicate]

Please see below what I got when I apply for UK business visa. Please could you advise how I can proceed for next time? I have refused your application for a visit visa because I am not ...
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Bank statement and sponsors uk visa

I submitted my papers to the UK embassy and everything was going great, after a day or two I had to withdraw some money from my bank account where I get my payments to lend to someone and now since I ...
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Visa type,embassy for two EU visits (interview and tourism)?

I have two upcoming visits: to attend onsite interview of a company in EU (3 days) in late February a tourist visit to EU in early March The first trip is fully sponsored by the company (flight/...
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Singapore Visa for a freelance Software Engineer

I am software engineer working as a freelancer. I am willing to visit Singapore for 1 month duration for one of my client for mobile application development. Do i need to apply for a business visa? ...
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Can I apply for a new Schengen visa after previously overstaying?

I arrived in Italy on a Schengen visa and overstayed in France for three months but no biometric was taken. Is it possible to apply to any other Schengen countries with a new passport? Now I want to ...
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How many people buy First or Business class tickets out-of-pocket?

Is there any data (reports, statistics, etc.) on the percentage of first and business-class airline tickets that are purchased out-of-pocket by the passenger? Meaning, NOT received due to a loyalty-...
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Can I bring tobacco, betel nut and edible lime in Saudi Arabia from India?

I want to bring above mentioned items in following quantities : Tobacco - 500g. Betel Nut - 1 Kg. Edible lime - 500g. Can I bring those items with me directly ? Or do I need some kind of pre-...
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Using Chinese M Business visa when now working for a different company

Can a Business China Visa (category M, 10 year validity) obtained while working for one company be used for a trip on behalf of another company?
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German Business visa [closed]

I am an Indian citizen living in USA on H1B visa. My visa got expired on 30th Sept 2018. I got my extension approved and I have the physical copy of I-797. Am I eligible to apply for German business ...
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May giving advice offend somebody in Germany? [closed]

It is pretty common in Czechia to give advices to your collegues, even your bosses - what they could do better, what could be done better in development, etc. In the near future, friend of mine is ...
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Swap places in business class with friend [duplicate]

Question to experienced travelers in both economy and business classes. I fly for work, in business. My daughter is flying privately, same flight, in economy. Long transpacific flight. Daughter never ...
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Getting US visa for a job meeting

I am a self-taught software developer been working online for a while. I've been building a software for an employee in a company and getting paid through Paypal. The company now decides to buy the ...
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Will I be granted a German business visa if my company started just a few years ago?

My company is 1-2 years old. Can I apply for a 2-week German business visa with 1 or 2 year's tax returns? All my statements of accounts are fine. What is the right way to go about it?
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Long term visitor visa (2 years) for company director without previous “performance” [closed]

The director of our company wants to apply for a long term business visa to attend client meetings and negotiations. What are the chances he will be granted a 2 year long-term visitor visa if this is ...
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Can anyone please clarify my doubts regarding tourist Visa to Australia - Business Stream [closed]

I am from India and been working (as a graphic designer) for a real estate company in Australia from last couple of years. I have never been outside India. I am planning to visit Australia this ...
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Is my employer entitled to the compensation from a delayed train that they paid for? [closed]

I recently started a job in the UK that has frequent train journeys. My employer pays expenses when travelling to offices that aren't my home office. In the rail policy it states any compensation ...
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I Applied for B1/B2 Visa for Business trip, Is it worng ? Should i apply only for B1

I Applied for B1/B2 Visa for Business trip going to US. Is it wrong ? Should I apply only for B1 and not for B1/B2?
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Can I have business cards printed at Chubu Centrair International Airport, Nagoya, Japan?

I'm on route for a business trip in Japan without business cards. Is it possible to have business cards printed while I wait at Chubu Centrair International Airport, Nagoya, Japan? If no, would this ...
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Business Schengen Visa with no invitation letter [duplicate]

I am a Pakistani National living in the UK on a spouse visa of a British National. I work for a multinational company and will require to travel to Europe frequently to speak to the governmental ...
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Travelling to US using B1/B2 visa annotation “B1 IN LIEU OF H” to different company

I got a B1/B2 visa sponsored by company X. The visa does not mention the company name but there is a note that says "B1 IN LIEU OF H". I have resigned from company X and joined company Y. Is it ...
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Business travel basis accommodation?

I am going in a German city (Ulm) from October till December. "As the time frame will only be 3 months – I suggest to find accommodation on a business travel basis." What does this mean? I have never ...
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What visa does my family need to go with me on my business trip to Hong Kong?

I am a Nepalese citizen. I am visiting Hong Kong for one week for a business trip for which I will be issued an invitation letter from the company. My wife and children also want to travel with me. In ...
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Can one act as a conference organizer in the US on a visa waiver?

Thank you in advance for any guidance. I've looked around the web but haven't found any clear answers. I'm an EU citizen and I work in the conference/events industry. I've only ever worked on-site in ...
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Why do employers use BCD Travel for bookings? [closed]

Why do employers require booking through an agent such as BCD Travel? It seems like such a waste of money at $45 per booking, even for something simple like a rental car. Are they getting a discount ...
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Business travel to the USA with demonstration items

I will be travelling to the USA and bringing a few items with me for demonstration purposes. The value of the items will be around $500, and all items will be taken back with me. I will also bring ...
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Which visa and which country to apply for?

I am planning to travel to France on 2nd August and I'll leave for Spain on 6th August. I am planning to fly back from Spain on 9th August. I am going to Spain for a business trip, for France however ...
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Non-EEA family member visiting UK for work? [duplicate]

I am a US citizen and my wife is Polish. We lived in the UK for about 8 years. I was there on a UK residence card (as spouse of an EEA citizen), although it is now expired. I worked for a company ...