Questions tagged [business-travel]

Traveling for job-related reasons as opposed to sightseeing.

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What visa does my wife need to travel to the UK with me, if I'm going there on a business visa?

I am resident of India and just got UK Business visa ( 6 months, multiple entry) .. I am going for a week on business trip. I want to take my wife along with me and at the end of trip.. I want to ...
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Can I travel to Australia as a tourist on a business visitor visa?

I currently hold a multiple-entry business visitor (subclass 600) visa for Australia valid until January 2020, and I have traveled to Sydney multiple times before for business. I am planning to ...
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Is it easy to enter the UK multiple times on the same Business Visitor Visa?

I got a business visitor visa, sponsored by a company, for a 4-5 day visit. The visa was provided for a period of 6 months, with multiple entry possible. First, what should I carry with me when ...
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France Business Visa For Attending OpenSource Conference

I have been invited to speak at EuroBSDCon 2017 in Paris this year. First of all, a bit about me and the conference. I'm a software engineer based in Hyderabad, India. I am also a contributor to the ...
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UK Visa refused once under 320(7A), (false or forged document) and I want to apply again

I got one refusal under 320 (7A) due to wrong information provided by other party. Please check the below refusal letter. The signatory of one document (Leave approval letter from my then employer) ...
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Can I go to Germany with a Schengen visa from another country after failing to get a German visa?

I have to travel to Germany and Switzerland for business purpose. I have already been here 2 years ago. I have applied for business visa to the German consulate twice and both times the application ...
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Can I travel to Australia for leisure but on a business visitor visa? [closed]

I have a two years Australian business visitor visa with multiple entry option. This visa lets me attend business related workshops for a project undertaken by our parent company which is located in ...
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Visiting the UK for tourism on a Business Visitor visa, after previously visiting the country for business

I already got Business Visitor Visa (Multi Entry) for UK in previous year, when I participated in the conference in London. My Visa is not expired yet. I want to spend my holiday in UK. My question ...
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How do you find quiet and well-equipped places to work in cities when travelling?

Sometimes, on business trips, I might be going to a meeting with customer for half the day, say. If my flight is not till the evening, I may want to find a quiet place to work on my laptop for several ...
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India to UK visa for business refused due to wording issues

I applied for a UK business visitor visa for two weeks and my application was refused having attached the following: My Bank statement Identity Passport Income tax returns. Other than this, my ...
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Is visiting Singapore for attending a conference Business or Tourism?

I am flying to Singapore at the end of this month for attending a conference and am in the process of applying for the visa. Do conferences fall under Business or Tourism? What should I enter as ...
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Travelling with the application receipt for a French residence permit?

I want to know whether I can continue to travel, if I have the receipt (récépissé) but am still waiting on the residence permit (carte de séjour)? That is, can I leave the French territory to go to ...
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How to cancel a valid Schengen visa and apply for a new visa?

I have a valid Schengen multiple-entry business visa valid for one year, from 6 September 2015 to 5 September 2016. I traveled to Germany from 6 September 2015 to 31 October 2015, for 54 days. I need ...
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For UK, is the allowed maximum of 180 days in one year or per stay?

I have a long term (2-year) type C business visa to the UK. From the website and other resources, it says that: If you can prove you need to visit the UK regularly over a longer period, you can ...
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Is it possible to extend an Indian business visa from India?

I'm an Egyptian girl from Cairo. I'm planning a six-month trip to India in December for training purposes, but getting a six-month visa is so hard from my country. If I can only get 3 months instead ...
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Schengen Business visa without a business invitation letter

To apply for a Schengen business visa, you need a letter from the company in the Member state inviting you. My company is based in the UK, owns properties in Schengen countries, and I have to inspect ...
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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 do I insist that American hotels accept my employer's credit card for payment, instead of asking for personal credit card upon check-in?

I work for a state government body in the United States. As a part of my work, I occasionally have multi-day travel. My hotel stays are paid by my employer and are tax-exempt. I frequently run into a ...
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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 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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Strategy while applying for a UK visa after a refusal

I applied for visa around 2 months ago. Unfortunately got refused because of a missing document. Here's is the full context - India to UK visa for business refused due to employment letter wording ...
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Airbnb and justify of expenses

For EuroCG 17 conference, I will be travelling to Sweden and I am thinking of Airbnb. However, the trip is going to be paid by the Special Account of National Funds, thus I need a invoice (τιμολόγιο) ...
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US tourism/business visa from non-resident country

I applied for multiple visas before (not US visa), but all of them were from my residence country. In all of these cases, I can get official paper which support my evidence (bank statement, letter ...
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Entering UK for leisure while holding a business visa

I am holding a valid UK business visa and have visited UK for business purposes on prior visits. Am I allowed to enter UK with the same (business) visa if I am travelling to UK for leisure now?
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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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Is there a website to minimize overall agony for N travelers at once?

Suppose I have 4-7 people in different cities around the US. They need to meet, doesn't matter where as long as there is a reasonable hotel with a conference room. Is there a website or method to ...
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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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Travelling from the UK to Spain, have lost passport, any ideas?

Travelling from the UK to Spain, have lost passport, any ideas?
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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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Husband to apply Schengen business visa, can he apply for his wife's visa?

Pakistani spouse having UAE residence permit, where husband is going to apply for Schengen business visa, has all required documents (invitation from his Swiss company, hotel booking, travel tickets, ...