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China citizen traveling to Narita. Do I need a visa?

I am a Chinese citizen and I have a US visa. When going back to China, I have a long layover (about 20 hours) in Narita and I have to stay overnight there. Do I need a transit visa? I am now in San ...
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Do I need a visa for a connecting flight at CDG from T1 to T2E?

I hold a Chinese passport with a UK tourist visa. I will be landing at T1 (flight CZ347 from China to CDG) and need to catch a connecting flight at T2E to the UK (flight AF1058 from CDG to Newcastle). ...
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Do I need a credit card to apply for a visa to Norway?

I am a Chinese citizen, and I currently live and work in the United Kingdom after studying there. I am following the steps at UDI in order to apply for a visa to visit Norway. While following the ...
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Plans to travel to China, but recognized as a USA-China dual citizen? Any issues?

I am 26 years old, US citizen (born and raised), have never been to China but planning on going this year. My parents were Chinese nationals at the time I was born so I am considered a Chinese ...
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Question about Mexican vs Chinese passport strength

Why is the Mexican passport much stronger than the Chinese passport, despite both countries having relatively similar standards of living and GDP per capita?
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Does a Chinese citizen need a visa to transit Taiwan, Singapore, and Hong Kong?

I’m going to Hong Kong from Los Angeles using China Air Line. I have a Green Card and a mainland China passport. Am I allowed to make a transfer flight stop at Taiwan then to Hong Kong? My return ...
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Chinese and British passport travel advice

My daughter has both a Chinese and British passport having received the British passport recently and had the Chinese passport for a while. I've heard about people in situations where children have a ...
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Passport lost in Italy with valid France Schengen visa [duplicate]

I am a Chinese international student studying in the UK. Last week my passport was stolen in Italy and I made a police report. This Monday I got a travel document from the Chinese consulate in Milan ...
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Can't provide a no objection letter for Spanish tourist visa

My spouse and I are looking to holiday in Spain. I'm a UK national and she is a Chinese national so needs a visa. We have been researching visa requirements and one thing that has cropped up is that a ...
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Separate leg transit HKG Chinese Passport?

I am a Chinese passport holder with US permanent residence. I booked two separate tickets with different airlines, one from US -> HKG (Qatar Airways), one from HKG to China (Xiamen Airlines a day ...
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Chinese citizen with Green Card transit in Incheon airport flying from Beijing to Seattle - do I need a visa?

I'm flying back from Beijing to Seattle with layover at Incheon Airport for 6 hours. No plan to get out of the airport. Do I need to have a visa for the transit? The first leg is operated by Air China ...
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As a Chinese national, can I layover at ICN airport for 17 hours before next aligned flight?

From YVR Canada to PVG Shanghai, I am planning to transit at ICN, Seoul for 17 hours. Do you know if I can do this without a visa?
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My government (China) cancelled my passport. I'm in Malaysia, what can I do?

My government (China) cancelled my passport. I'm in Malaysia. What can I do? Reason of the cancellation: I posted a tweet saying EAT MY ASS while tagging a government institution. I mean I don't know ...
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Chinese citizen resident in Schengen area visiting Republic of Ireland

A friend is a citizen of an EU Schengen country and is resident in that country. His wife is a Chinese (PRC) citizen. She has permanent residence but not citizenship. They would like to visit the ...
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Online check-in not permitted due to my nationality?

I booked a flight from Vueling recently, and attempted to check-in online. However, I got the following message: The nationality entered is not on the list of countries that allow online check-in. ...
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Can Chinese citizens currently leave China for tourism?

Chinese citizens currently cannot extend their passport or apply for a new passport unless they have an essential reason for leaving the country (source, for example). This begs the question — what if ...
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Chinese/Spanish dual national entering Schengen area

I got a question after I got my Spanish citizenship. I have a Spanish passport now,I still have the permanent resident card from Spain. Also I am Chinese… I am planing to go back to Europe (Greece, ...
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Reentry to the United States

I am a Chinese National visiting the U.S. on a B2 tourist visa. If I stay in the U.S. for 180 days. How long must I leave the country for until I can return?
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Can a Chinese citizen living in Europe go to Taiwan?

Context My girlfriend is a Chinese (PRC) citizen and we are now living in central Europe. I went to Taiwan with a friend two years ago and really enjoyed it, and my girlfriend and I would like to go ...
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Does a Swiss SEM entry authorization letter with an otherwise valid Schengen visa (suspended due to Covid) suffice for airlines to allow boarding?

A Chinese citizen in China holds an unexpired short-term Schengen visa (although essentially unusable at the moment) and wishes to travel to Switzerland for an exceptional reason. After a semi-refusal ...
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What should I do when my DOB changed after I have been approved for a J-1 visa due to Hukou cancellation

I'm a Chinese citizen. When I was 17, my parents filed a Hukou(household registry) using my name but a different date of birth for me without telling me. I was a minor back then, I had no clue about ...
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Are all Chinese citizens currently (after COVID-19 outbreak) banned from applying for Schengen visa issued by Czech Republic?

Some news reports suggested Czech Republic stopped issuing visa to Chinese citizens/nationals and closed visa centres in China after the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. The latter is of course ...
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Going to Mexico and back to the US with a Chinese citizen

I am American and my girlfriend is a Chinese citizen who lives in the US. However, we were both in China in December and January (leaving on January 2nd, 2020) in areas that were unaffected by COVID-...
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Documents to show a Chinese citizen hasn't been in China during nCoV

My wife is a Chinese national. She hasn't been back to China for almost a year now. Saint Lucia typically has visa-free access for Chinese citizens. We have lived in England together for ~5 years and ...
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Chinese citizen, Canadian permanent resident visiting Taiwan from China, is Hong Kong the only way?

My mother is a permanent resident of Canada and a Chinese citizen. She booked a plane ticket to China. If she gets a visa on her Chinese passport from the Taiwanese consulate in Toronto, then flies to ...
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DS-2019 and J1 visa different 212(e) status [closed]

I am a University Student in Canada working in the US next term, as I was preparing my documents for departure. I noticed that my DS-2019 said my country of permanent residence is China, though I am a ...
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Chinese citizen Chinese passport transfer airline in Incheon, do I need B-2-1?

Chinese citizen Chinese passport leaving chinese airport transfer airline in Incheon, do I need B-2-1?
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Double entry visa

My wife is a Chinese national and we have an 11 year old son. We came back to the UK for our son to go to school. My wife has a double entry visa, as we havn't applied for a spouse visa yet, as we are ...
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Can non-resident minors visiting the US go to shooting ranges in California?

I'm a 16-year-old from China and will be travelling to the states soon, is it allowed for non-resident minors to go to shooting ranges and operate firearms? (with adult supervision of course)
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Travel from USA to Mexico as a refugee document holder - Can I use my home country passport?

My wife is an asylee. Status was granted. Still waiting on I-485. She has a travel document and we want to visit Mexico for vacation. Mexican consulate will issue entrance visa but my wife is getting ...
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Do I need a UK visa to leave the airport during a layover?

I am a Chinese citizen with a US Green Card and going to visit Vienna, Austria with a Schengen Visa-C in November 2019. On the return flight from Vienna Austria to the US, there is a layover at ...
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Friend needs help with a tourist visa to come into Canada

my friend has been having issues with getting a tourist visa for his wife. They are both residing in China. He is a Canadian citizen and she is a Chinese citizen. Here is his message to anyone able ...
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Enter Cyprus with Schengen residence permit

I am a Chinese Passport holder, living in China and have a valid Schengen residence permit. Last year, I entered Schengen areas with a valid Schengen visa. During my stay in Schengen areas, I was ...
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Traveling to Schengen - US Greencard within 3 months Expiry

I am taking my mom to a trip in Europe to celebrate her birthday. We reside in USA and are working. We intend to be in Schengen for 9 days. Situation: I actually have bought the plane tickets for ...
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Can I apply for Schengen visa in UK

This is a tricky situation: I have a Chinese passport, currently residing in the US (have a US green card). My company in the US is sending me to Northern Ireland to work for 3 months (September to ...
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Where should I get travel insurance for a Chinese student in Australia travelling to the USA and then travelling to China?

I am in the USA and my girlfriend (Chinese) is currently finishing her degree in Australia. To be clear, she is a Chinese citizen on an Australian student visa at the moment. She plans to fly from ...
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What are approved French travel agents whose organised trip grants Visa-free entry to French overseas territories

As per wikipedia, citizens from a group of developing countries (China, India etc) enjoy Visa-free entry of up to 15 days for each stay in New Caledonia and French Polynesia, for trips organized by an ...
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UK standard visitor visa employment letter

I am a Chinese citizen who plans to apply for a UK standard visitor visa in China to attend a conference in the UK in July 2019. I just finished my first job contract, which is at a U.S. university, ...
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What happens to Chinese citizens who are born with dual citizenship?

I saw in the answers to this question that Chinese citizens who gain other citizenships later in life are required to relinquish their Chinese citizenship, and that naturally provoked a degree of ...
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Can I use my Chinese passport to enter China after I acquired another citizenship?

I've recently changed my citizenship from Chinese to Canadian and I'm planning a short visit to China soon. Is it possible to enter China with my existing Chinese passport (not expired yet) and then ...
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Wife is a Chinese Citizen I am a US Citizen, should we go through Chinese passport control together or separately?

I recently got married and my wife and I are flying back to China for a wedding reception. When we enter china should we go through passport control together as we are a family unit or separately ...
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Which Schengen visa do I need to apply for?

I'm a Chinese citizen, with an American Green Card. I'm going to travel to Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Norway in June. Can I apply to Italy for a Schengen visa to travel those countries? I am not ...
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How to prepare to host a Chinese guest on her first trip to Europe

I will shortly be hosting a female Chinese guest in my home for two days (I’m an Airbnb-er). She is travelling with her daughter, who is studying here in the UK and speaks very good English, so I don’...
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Is a visa in advance required for 7-day tourist stay in UAE for Chinese citizens?

First of all, I've read this question, but it seems to conflict with other information on the web. On the London UAE embassy website and the Emirates website it says that PRC passport holders can get ...
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How do I know if I'm permanently banned from entering the U.S.?

I was arrested for domestic violence while I was in the college in the U.S. and I was charged for the same matter, later the court dismissed the case. After that, I return to my home country and ...
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Do I need a visa to transfer flight in Seoul (Incheon Airport)? [duplicate]

I'm a Chinese citizen with Japan one-time tourist visa. I booked two tickets to go home, Okinawa to Seoul (Incheon Airport) and Seoul (Incheon Airport) to Dalian. Do I need a South Korean visa to ...
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Is an entry permit required to travel to Hong Kong with a Chinese passport but no hukou in China?

From Wikipedia: Chinese nationals with hukou in Mainland China are required to obtain an entry permit from the Public Security Bureau for any type of visit to Hong Kong (Two-way Permit required ...
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I'm a UK Citizen, my Non-EU/EEA wife's parent wants to visit France with us, which visa should we be applying for?

I am a UK citizen, my wife is a non-EU/EEA/Swiss Citizen who holds a UK Residence Permit. Her mother would like to visit us and travel with us to France over Christmas, my question is which visa ...
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Business trip to US on B1/B2 for two weeks

I am a Chinese citizen holding B1/B2 visa which will expire in 2022. I have entered US multiple time for leisure. I am a landed immigrant in Canada and hired by a Canadian accounting firm. My firm is ...
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My Irish bank account was just opened last week. Apply for standard visitor uk visa

Hi I’m from China and I’m an exchange student in Ireland for this semester. I intend to visit UK after exams and go back home from the UK. I’d like to say in UK for five days. MY PROBLEM: I just ...
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