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Would it be fine to apply for an E-Visa for Thailand with a bus ticket to leave the country?

I have to apply for an E-Visa for Thailand. The embassy requires a ticket to leave the country. Would it be fine if I bought a bus ticket instead of a flight ticket?
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Travel plan has changed drastically after receiving Schengen visa [duplicate]

I applied for a Schengen visa for Poland for business travel. I received a multi-entry visa with a validity of 1 year. After receiving my visa, I was requested by my client to cancel my trip to Poland,...
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Is it ok to stay, on a business visa, 2 days after conference in Germany?

I have been invited to deliver a talk at a tech conference in summer in Germany. My conference organizers in their visa invitation letter mentioned the conference's actual dates. Also, per the ...
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Workshop delivery in the USA from a UK based company

I am looking at delivering a series of workshops in the USA. The clients who will be attending are USA based - they book via a website that is UK based and I am paid by a UK company. What visa do I ...
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Would it be fine if I applied for a business Schengen visa for a conference but spent most of my time for tourism?

So currently my company is planning to have a conference in the Czech Republic and as a person who needs to have a Schengen visa, I would need to apply for it at the Czech Republic Embassy. ...
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Travelling as a tourist after applying for a business visa

I have a business visa for Germany but my business trip got cancelled. Can I travel as a tourist using the same business visa for the same dates to Germany? If yes, do I have to show the same ...
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What should I write as a contact reference person if the inviting organization is a university in Schengen area?

I am applying for a Business Schengen visa. Going for a workshop at a university in Germany. I filled the reference info. However, they are asking for a contact person, who should I write their info ...
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What should the Employer letter contain for a part-time employee?

I serve as a part-time teaching assistant at a university in my country. I am applying for a Schengen business visa where I will be participating in an academic conference at a research institute in ...
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Filling the reference information and Means of support section in Schengen Visa

I encountered the following while filling in the reference information. I will be staying at a hotel in Germany for 7 days. During my stay, I will be participating a three-day workshop at a research ...
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Business Schengen Visa for Tourism Purpose

I have a mutli entry schengen visa valid until Dec 2023 which was obtained under the business visa route. I am an Indian citizen and will be travelling from here. My business trip may now be cancelled ...
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What type of Schengen visa should I apply for if I will be participating in an academic conference?

I am going to attend an academic workshop from Nov 11, 2023, to Nov 15, 2023, at a research institute in Germany. I have a formal invitation letter from this research institute and they are going to ...
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Deutsche Bahn Delay Passenger Compensation & Business Travel

In the case of a delay while traveling by train in the EU, one is entitled to a compensation in the event of a delayed arrival of 25% of the price paid for a single ticket for delays of more than 60 ...
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Which countries exempt people travelling for business from city tax at hotels?

I read: In some countries, if you're travelling for business, you are exempt from city tax at hotels – Nicolas Formichella Which countries exempt people travelling for business from city tax at ...
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Business on a tourist Schengen visa [duplicate]

I currently hold a type C Schengen visa, valid for one year. Initially I applied for it for tourism. However, next week I am going to visit our headquarters in Germany and also our company party. ...
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US Visa Emergency/Expedite Criteria Meaning

I'm applying for a US business visa (B1/B2) and plan to specify an unexpected business emergency to see if an earlier interview date can be given to me so I can travel within the next 2-3 months (in ...
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US B1B2 Visa rejected as Software consultant from India

I am a Software engineer since 2015 and Remote worker serving global startups since 2020, worked with remote companies from Germany, Singapore and US (Currently). I got my US B1B2 Visa appointment ...
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Applying reductions to Verpflegungsmehraufwand amounts on arrival/departure days

Consider the following case: A Germany based employee of a private company makes a domestic (within Germany) business trip where the employee: Departs their home at 0:700 am on calendar day 1. Has ...
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Do B1-visa-holders travelling to the US for business in May 2023 need to produce proof of COVID-19 booster dose?

Do people who are going to travel to the US in May 2023 for business (with a B1 visa) need to produce proof of COVID-19 booster dose? The traveler is COVID-19-vaccinated (initial two jabs done in 2020)...
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How can I check if this airline ticket is genuine?

Some girl whom I met on fb started chatting & subsequently became friends, After couple of weeks She told me that she is going to revive her Jewelry Business for which she is coming to India. As ...
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How are business travel expenses usually reported when using the Dutch public transport system?

What is the best way to get receipts of the actual trips when filing expense reports during business travel in the Netherlands? The specificity is the use of the OV-chipkaart with preloaded balance to ...
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Problems with applying for a Schengen Business Visa to Iceland

I have 2 questions: I am remotely working from India for a U.S. based company which has no offices/branches in India. I am invited to a company event hosted in Iceland. Question 1: In the list of ...
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Going on Business Visa (Schengen Visa) and wife will be travelling on Tourist visa (Schengen Visa)

I am planning to travel to Denmark on a business visa (Schengen Visa) for 14 days and I would like to take my wife with me. I have already applied for my business visa and I am looking for an ...
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Visiting Singapore company office short tem to work: which visa?

I am in the UK and need to work more closely with my boss in Singapore in the SG company office for a period of 3-4 weeks at a time (possibly multiple times over the coming year), but understand that ...
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Singapore Visa for business meetings local contact

I am currently working in the UK I have an Indian Passport I have to visit the Singapore branch to attend a few meetings I have a completed 14A I have a completed V39A from the company Hotel, and ...
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What are the requirements to get a short business visa to Spain?

I am from Yemen, I live in Azerbaijan. I am working remotely in a Swedish company and every year they have a global meeting trip, this year it happen to be in Spain. A visa is required for me to go ...
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Purpose of journey when visiting Schengen area for a company meetup

I’m working in a US based fully remote company. I’m have to visit Schengen area for our upcoming yearly meetup. Also, I’m going to travel two more Schengen countries after the meetup for the tourism ...
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Using Schengen Type 'C' visa issued for Business purposes for Tourism

I have a multi-entry Schengen Type 'C' visa issued for Business training trip by Spain, which I have recently completed and came back to my own country. Is it possible to use this visa for purely ...
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What kind of UK visa to apply for?

I am a software engineer from Pakistan with over 20 years of experience. I have a friend in the UK, who along with some partners, wants to create a startup. He has recommended me for building all the ...
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Can I purchase religious items from Rome to resell at my business in the US? Am I limited on how much (value of the products) that I can bring?

I own a religious store in the United States and will be traveling to Rome for my wedding anniversary with my husband. I want to take advantage of being there and shop for items I can sell in my store....
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Which short-term UK visa is applicable for a remote independent contractor working outside of the UK for a UK company?

I have been working for a UK-based company as a remote independent contractor for the last 3 years. I want to do a short-term visit to the UK to meet the team and work from there for a few weeks. The ...
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Can I hold two different types of Schengen Visa (Tourist Type-C and Work Type-D) at the same time? [duplicate]

I currently have a 3 year tourist visa (type-c 3 years) and want to apply for a work visa (type-d, 6 month). If my work visa type-d gets accepted, does my tourist visa type-c get cancelled?
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What is the correct visa to visit my employer office in USA?

The situation is similar to another question but not identical. I am Brazillian and live in Brazil, my employer is a company with offices in multiple countries, my contract with them is with an office ...
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Does receiving a student visa replace my existing business travel visa? (China)

Does receiving a student visa replace my existing business travel visa? Is it possible to hold two visa types simultaneously? I still hold a now rare 10 year multiple entry "M" business ...
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Working for US client as a UK company director in the US

Context I am the director of a UK company. My company has a contract to provide software engineering services to a US company. I am also the worker providing those services. I plan on taking a trip to ...
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Business visit to EU for equipment installation

I am an Australian resident in the UK, and a partner of a dual UK-EU national, operating a small business. I am exploring undertaking short business visits to install technical equipment on-site at a ...
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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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