Questions tagged [denial-of-entry]

Questions about being refused entry into a country upon arrival.

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Over stayer in South Africa?

I overstayed by one day in South Africa two years ago. I am going back there on holiday this October 2019 using my New Zealand passport,and of course getting a visa in NZ before going. Can I be ...
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Can I still get UK visa [on hold]

Traveled to UK in 2010 but was denied entry because I did hotel reservation and now put a house on my landing form. The truth is my old friend got in touch on fb after I got d visa, also my cousin ...
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a query on ukvi misinformation [closed]

I was denied entry at BHX airport on 21/11/2009 after the UKVI assumed that I did not attend collage and my residence permit was retained. So they said I used deception in my last leave to remain ...
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Uk visa canceled in Russia [closed]

I was given a uk visa for 6months but I was allowed to travel out of Russia during the duration of my Uk visa. And I have a valid 6years study visa in Russia. I was informed by the Russian immigration ...
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Can I travel to Croatia after being refused entry in 2018? [duplicate]

I was refused entry to Croatia because I had only a single entrance Schengen visa in 2018. However, I received no refusal stamps or letter from the Croatian border control. In June 2019, I managed ...
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On attempting reentry with tourist pass after being rejected

I was rejected from entering Singapore today. I need some advice on how to re-enter. I was in Singapore for about 80 days on a tourist pass and then went to Johor Bahru in Malaysia for about 5 days. ...
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How can I check if I am banned from travelling to the US?

I am a UK citizen and I last entered the US in 1998 under the Visa Waiver Program. I overstayed the maximum permitted time, leaving after approximately 21 months total stay. At no time was I ...
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Denied entry in Croatia Border

I’m hitchhiking in Europe and it has been about a week and a half since the start. I’ve been in Greece, Albania, Montenegro and Bosnia. Today I wanted to move to Croatia from Bosnia(Bosanski Brod to ...
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Responsibility for visa checking

IATA rules state that the airline should ensure that the passenger has the correct visa. If failing that, and the passenger is denied entry to the destination country, the airline is subjected to a ...
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Japan - Over 180 Days in 1 Year As Temporary Visitor

I am a US citizen with a US passport who enters Japan with 90 day temporary visitor waiver. I usually stay around 85-87 days per 90 day temporary visitor waiver. I have a lot of savings, don't work in ...
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Will I likely have trouble flying to Japan after a stay in China as a US Citizen?

I'm going to China for work (a conference) for about a week, and thought it may be nice to visit my friend in Japan for 2-3 days or so on the way back, especially with the reduced flight costs ...
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usa - Can I be detained or arrested for refusing to unlock my digital devices?

After reading this news piece on how an american journalist was pulled in for secondary screening while entering the US, a question that popped up in my mind is what happens if, as a foreigner, I ...
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Do airlines compensate passengers if they allowed them boarding with invalid visa?

I got a multiple entry visa to Peru for 1 year valid from 20th May 2018 till 19th May 2019. I booked a ticket to Peru via Emirates Airlines to travel from 3rd May till 11th May. The airlines officer ...
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Can someone who doesn't qualify for admission to Canada just stay on board during a cruise stop there?

I am an American cruising on Norwegian Joy Sept 7th. We have a friend who might not qualify for admission to Canada. If she stays on board the ship while docked in Canada (6 hrs) is that ok, or would ...
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Impact of denied entry to Croatia on trying to enter a Schengen country with a valid visa [closed]

Last year I was not allowed to continue my trip to Croatia due to having only single entry Schengen visa. However when I was refused entry to Croatia the border guard from the Croatia side did not ...
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ESTA denied, visit visa still in process

My husband and children are American citizens. I would like to travel to the US with them. ESTA is denied and visit visa is still in process. My mother in law hasnt been well since last year. Can I ...
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Could I be denied entry into Ireland due to medical and police situations during a previous UK visit?

I am an American seeking to enter Ireland for a four-day trip next month. I have documentation for my lodging, funds, and return ticket, so ordinarily I would be fine to enter. However, I have an ...
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Travelling within Schengen with passport that doesn't have visa

I have lost my Kazakh passport in Germany together with my residence permit. The issue is that I need to travel to Vienna for some business issues in the next 10 days. Due to having a double ...
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Passport stamped on arrival in Mexico, none departing Mexico

I flew to Cancun, and was stamped in Mexico for entry. When I returned to the US, at DFW, no entry stamp was placed in my passport. I'm a US citizen. A few weeks later, I went to Mexico for a mission,...
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Need advice on entering close to 1 year on a green card

My wife and I are green card holders. She left the US in June 2018 to spend some time looking after her mother in Europe who was diagnosed with cancer. I left the US in July to join her for a month ...
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What does admission applied stamp on a passport mean to south africa immigration

An immigration officer refused me entry into South Africa and stamped my passport and wrote with a pen (ADMISSION APPLIED). I did not commit any offense, my passport had a little cut on the biometric ...
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Do I need to physically mail in my passport for UK visa?

I’m trying to apply for a UK visa and I have a few questions...my trip is for May 15th and I don’t want to spend thousands on applying for an expidited visa. Any help would be great, thx!
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Port of entry - Have NL visa but port of entry is Spain [duplicate]

I have a unique issue, please help me. I had applied for NL Schengen visa a few months because of a business trip. i got the visa for a year but my trip got cancelled and i could not travel. Now i am ...
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Return to UK after having been refused entry years ago

So I was turned around from Heathrow airport in 2012 after customs stopped me and asked me what my plans were in London. I told them I was there to Dj...they then asked me if I was making any money. ...
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How soon can I travel back to Ukraine after the refusal on the basis of insufficient cash on me? [closed]

I have a student visa for Ukraine but was refused entry on the basis of I don't have enough physical cash on me to take care of myself and that I panicked at the end of my interview. The immigration ...
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After being refused entry, how long should I wait to apply for a US B2 visa?

I'm from the UK and I'm 27 years of age. My girlfriend lives in Chicago in the USA. I've been with her for 3 years I have went to see her last year July 2018, staying for 3 months and entering on an ...
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Visa rejection, Need sponsorship (Singapore)

My husband has visited Singapore on a tourist visa many times in the last 2-3 years before 2018. The last time he visited was on February 25, 2018, but due to an emergency, he had to come back to ...
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Denial of entry - declare or not declare?

I was refused entry into Pakistan due to a technical issue (incorrect mode of transport declared on visa application form - they are really strict about that) and I was asked to come back using the ...
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Bypass six month passport-validity rule when already in country

Two of my family just arrived at the Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, Peru (from the U.S.) for a vacation (tourism), but one of them has a passport that expires in two months. Peru follows ...
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Refused to entry into the UK 25 years ago. Could I enter now? [duplicate]

I'd been living in the UK for a few years as a student when I got denied entry some 25 years ago. I did appeal but after all it wasn't successful and consequently I was removed (deported). I have no ...
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Airline's agreement to transport passengers to the U.S. under Visa Waiver Program has expired. Do I need a visa?

I'm planning to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program. However, I noticed that my airline's agreement to transport passengers to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program has ...
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Is it worth applying for a B1/B2 Visa application after being refused admission under INA 212 /INA 217.4 with a 'criminal' record?

Background: I am a UK citizen. I was recently denied access to the US at Dublin pre-clearance. The full reason was under section 212 (a)(7)(A)(i)(I) and also INA 217.4 Because of this I am unable to ...
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3 time Schengen visa denial- having Sweden Personnumer [duplicate]

I have been rejected from Schengen Area 3 time in last 1.5 year( first from spain and the next 2 times from France) ,All with the reason they were not satisfied me to leave Schengen area. In 2013 I ...
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Who pays for the return air ticket when a country refuses entry (by air)?

If I am on a tourist visa, and refused entry into the intended touring country, then who pays for the return ticket? I would assume I will have to. But if I have no money of any kind, then what ...
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Do I have a Schengen entry ban if I was arrested in the UK for immigration violation?

I have been arrested by immigration enforcment in the UK for working with fraudulent documents. I am from a Balkan country and wanted to know whether this would mean that I also have a Schengen ...
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Will I be refused entry at the UK border after a visa refusal?

My partner is British and I’m American; we’ve been dating for three years. I visited back in March 2017 for a week, entering the UK visa-free. We then decided I should visit him and stay for 6 ...
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Denied US Entry in 2012. Is this on my PERMANENT record?

I have French and Canadian citizenship. Back in 2012, after a J-1 internship visa in NYC (under my French citizenship), I left the USA and went to Montreal before the end of my J-1. I then tried to ...
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What are these parallel lines on my exit stamp? [duplicate]

Can anyone please tell me what these two parallel lines on my exit stamp mean? And will it impact my further application & travel to the Schengen area? It happened when I was denied entry to ...
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Was denied entry at South African airport and was issued these stamp [closed]

I was denied entry at South African airport and was issued these stamps. Does this mean I can't use the visa again? It is a 3-year study permit.
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Refused entry at Gare du Nord due to stolen BRP

My UK biometric residence permit (BRP) was stolen in Paris and I was not allowed to board my return flight. I was advised to try Gare du Nord as you could speak with an immigration officer there, who ...
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How to obtain a Schengen visa after being denied entry to Germany with a visa issued by Spain?

I am from Vietnam. I had a Schengen visa with multiple entries from 2 July 2016 to 2 July 2017 issued by Spanish Embassy. My daughter (15 years old) had a Schengen visa with one entry from 25 ...
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I have a British passport, don’t need a visa to travel to the US but have a earlier denial [closed]

In 1997, I was deported from the US; I was a juvenile. Long story short, 10 years later I was given a tourist visa, I never overstayed my time in the US, When I went to renew my visa, I was denied. ...
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I was denied entry to South Korea even though I have a valid visa and passport

I'm an Algerian citizen. I applied for the tourist visa C-3-9, along with my friend. Our visas were issued by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Algiers. We bought the tickets and came to Korea (...
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Can I transit South Africa if I have a one-year entry ban? [duplicate]

I am a Botswana citizen. In October 2018, I was deemed undesirable by South Africa for overstaying two days and was given a one-year ban. I have to travel to Malaysia in January 2019. I am concerned ...
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How often are visitors who are visa exempt but do not hold return/onward tickets refused entry or denied boarding to Thailand?

According to the Timatic database, which I access through IATA: Visitors who are visa exempt but do not hold return/onward tickets could be refused entry. How often are visitors who are visa ...
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How to lift a lifetime ban from Canada due to marijuana?

My husband was "banned for life" for entry into Canada for having marijuana on him back in the 90's. We had completely forgotten about this when we traveled to Toronto some years back, but were ...
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Is it possible to enter the USA from Canada without having a return flight from USA, only from Canada?

I'm planning a trip of under a month from Europe to North America, with flights reserved to and from Vancouver. I'm planning to spend a little time in Vancouver, then cross from Canada to USA by land, ...
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US citizen denied entry to the UK; will it go away if I renew my passport or get an enhanced drivers license?

I was denied entry to the UK due to unpaid house sitting (though I was originally let in for 45 days the first time after telling them I was house sitting). There’s a big ol’ X in my passport now ...
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Does being denied entry to a country affect future travel to other countries?

I was denied entry to India due to a visa technicality. I was advised by organisation I was travelling with to get tourist visa when I actually needed miscellaneous visa. Will this affect future ...
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Is it possible to be denied entry into USA after being granted a tourist visa by my local embassy?

I have a trip to the USA planned for 2018. I am a citizen of Montenegro - we are on good standing with the Americans, but we do need to apply for a visa in order to visit. The possible issue is - I ...