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Questions tagged [business-travel]

Traveling for job-related reasons as opposed to sightseeing.

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Visa type,embassy for two EU visits (interview and tourism)?

(I tried searching here for answers and couldn't find anything like my situation) I'm an Indian and I have two upcoming visits: to attend onsite interview of a company in Sweden (3 days) in late ...
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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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Have 2 Resident Permits

I am an Indian citizen working at an international company that sent me to Germany, which gives me resident permit for work that is valid until 31 March 2019. My company recently transferred me from ...
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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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UK visitor visa: for tourism with business application

I have recently received a UK multiple entry standard visitor visa (type C, 6 months). The reason for the visa request that I indicated in my application has been business visit that took place two ...
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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 ...
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Can a freelancer doing business as a natural person travel to the US to meet a client on a B1/B2 visa?

Web Designer. Designing websites as a natural person (does not own a business). Travels to the USA on a B1/B2 visa to meet a client. Meets the client to get to know them and their business. Takes ...
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Australia: Multiple-entry visa (Temporary work permit, for Subclass 400) [closed]

I am from India and applying for a Subclass 400 visa with multiple entry. I am planning for a 90-day visit to Australia. I would like to know if it is possible to travel back to India after 30 days of ...
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UK business visa not used yet. Is there a 3-month or void clause? [closed]

My UK business visa was obtained in October 2016 (for 2 years). I have to travel to the UK from July 28 to Aug 17, 2018 (within the 2-year period) on business (meetings, conference etc). I am ...
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Applying for an Indian business visa with a German passport from the USA

I live in the USA and have a German passport. I would like to apply for a business visa for India. Which consulate/mission/embassy do I have to send my documents to? In Germany or in the US? The ...
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Visiting US for business purpose, can trip expenses be reimbursed on US bank account?

I have an American bank account because I was under a student visa working for a US company last year. Then I came back to France and continued working for this company through a PEO. (i.e. I'm ...
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Can I include both business and tourism in one Schengen application?

I am going to visit Berlin for business purposes for 3 days. However, I want to visit other Schengen states as well for 10 days approximately. On the application checklist, they are asking for ...
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Invitation letter for M visa (China) when the itinerary is not fixed

I'm going to apply for a Chinese M visa (for business purposes) and I will have to give an invitation letter from the business entity I'm going to visit in China. This letter will include my complete ...
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Can I travel to Australia on a business trip using my tourist stream visitor visa? [duplicate]

I know it has been answered here that you can travel as a tourist on a business stream of subclass 600. Can I travel to Australia as a tourist on a business visitor visa? But another online source ...
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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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USA startup visa [closed]

For the past year or so, I have been working on a US-based startup from my home country (UK). I am in charge of all things technical, ie: website, software development, design, etc... As the company ...
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What documents do I need to carry if I am applying for a business visit visa for the UK to attend a 2 days long client conference? [duplicate]

I have an invitation letter from the client based in the UK. I have a NOC from my employer stating my passport number, annual remuneration, job description, duration of visit and assurance of taking ...
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Do I need a visa to organise and run a conference in the UK?

I work for an Australia-based company. We run training programs in Australia, but we also consult to international companies. We want to run a training program for our international clients, and hold ...
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UK business visitor visa

I have applied for a business visitor visa for the UK. I have mentioned in my form that my wife would accompany me during the trip. I have not received any answer about the application. I have the ...
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Personal security during a business trip to Moscow

In the next few weeks I’ll be traveling to Russia for about a week on business. While there, I'd like to spend some time, although it won’t be much time, seeing as much of the city and culture as ...
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How to prove that I will return back to my country of origin?

I am an Indian citizen, currently residing in India. I have been invited for an interview in the Netherlands, fully sponsored by the company. I have all the necessary documents except one, the ...
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Spouse joining business visitor to UK for part of trip

I am applying for a UK business visa (6 months, multiple trips) via my organization. I will be staying for around 55 days during my first trip. I would like my wife to join me after 2-3 weeks of my ...
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Schengen business visa for an Indian on OPT in the USA [closed]

My office is planning to send me to the parent company in Germany for a 3-month business visit. I am currently working on OPT visa and my H1 will be filed this year (just stating in case this matters)....
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Can I apply for a long-term UK visit/business visa directly? [duplicate]

My family and I have been to the UK twice, both on a 6 months visit visa back in 2014 and quite recently in 2017. We now want to apply for a long-term visa of 5 years but some people advised me to ...
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Being a permanent resident in the Czech Republic, Russian nationality. Do I need a visa to travel to the UK for 1 week (business trip)?

I am Russian, but live for past 15 years in the Czech Republic with a permanent residency card. I have a permanent job in the Czech Republic and now I need to go on a business trip to the UK. Do I ...
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UK Standard visitor visa for multiple business trips [closed]

I have a question regarding visiting the UK on multiple occasions for business. I am living in another European country with a permanent residence permit there. The visits to the UK would last 2-3 ...
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Do I need any letter from my current Employer for German Business Visa (Job Interview Purpose)? [closed]

I have a job interview in a German company and I got the invitation letter from them. There is one required document for a Business Visa which is a letter from current employer or NOC from a current ...
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How does applying as the owner of a one-month old company stand up in a Schengen business visa application?

I'm applying for a business visa to be able to find people that I can outsource work to, as well as to buy some equipment that I need for my company. I own the LLC with 2 other people and I work as ...
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Can I visit other countries than the country issuing my visa during my trip to Europe? [duplicate]

I have a Business Class Schengen visa type C, single entry, to Austria. The issuing country is also Austria. I have a few days free in between my meeting dates. I want to travel to other nearby EU ...