Questions tagged [denial-of-entry]

Questions about being refused entry into a country upon arrival.

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If I get a tourist visa to Israel prior to traveling can I still get denied entry to Israel?

I heard that it's always a good idea -regardless of your destination- to get a visa to the country you traveling to prior to your travel even if it was the case that you can get a visa upon arrival as ...
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After an earlier US overstay, I was denied entry to the US; can this be reversed?

In 2014, I entered the US in January as a tourist had the I94 valid until July; I overstayed (until December) for 5 months more than I was allowed. I tried to return this week, almost 4 years later, ...
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Can you visit the UK after being refused entry to Ireland?

My friend went to Dublin through an agency but was denied entry as even though he had a return flight, digs set up and spending money; they did not believe he would go home. He was sent back to the ...
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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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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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UK Entry Visa - How do I defend my Employment Status

I recently applied for UK visa which was refused. I overstayed years ago when I was in school. Thereafter in 2013 I was given a 6 Months visa which wasn't used. I then applied in 2017 for a Conference ...
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Possibility of being refused entry in Schengen countries? [closed]

Following this question, I had a refused entry in the UK before (about two years ago) and granted a temporary admission. I am just curious, does it mean that I will get the refused entry in other ...
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Can I get into Thailand if my outgoing flight is 3 months later?

I'm arriving in Thailand and spending 1 month there, traveling other countries for 1 and a half months and then returning for 2 weeks before catching my flight out from Bangkok. Is it true that they ...
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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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May a entry to the US holding a B1/B2 Visa be rejected if the entry to Chile as a tourist was recently denied?

If I was found admissible to enter the US through a B1/B2 visa about year ago, but never went to the US, and recently was returned to my country while trying to visit Chile for tourism by the ...
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Can I enter the UK with my family visit visa while my settlement visa was refused and waiting for the tribunal court hearing?

I was denied entry clearance for a family settlement visa as a spouse and after appeal I'm waiting for the hearing date in.court. Can I enter the UK with my existing family visit visa, which I got ...
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Can I enter Italy after a refusal?

I have multiple entry Schengen visa from Italy and I flew to Italy but, at border control, I was refused entry because there was a mistake with my hotel reservation. I was repatriated back to South ...
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Can children of Iranian citizens, who do not have Iranian citizenship themselves, travel to America in light of Trumps new Executive Order?

Question is pretty clearly stated in the title. I know that by Iranian law, children of citizens are considered citizens themselves. But, what if this person/child, who is now an adult, has no Iranian ...
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Going to Amsterdam via the UK when previously denied entry to UK

I was stopped twice on 2 different occasions coming into the UK back in 2011 and again in 2012. The first time I was coming from Spain; I was randomly picked out of the line. They checked my Facebook ...
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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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What does admission applied stamp on a passport mean to south africa immigration [closed]

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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The definition of 'refused entry at the border' [closed]

I am a citizen of Belarus (non-EU). In 2009 – 2011 I was doing my undergraduate degree in the UK and had a Tier 4 Student visa. In September 2010 I was returning to the UK from my vacation in Belarus ...
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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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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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Got Refused Entry to Thailand [closed]

My Uncle went to Thailand on Saturday 14th 2015 and when he arrived at Bangkok airport he got refused entry when he asked them why they said speak to your government in UK. he had to come back home. ...
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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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How soon before my visa expires can I travel?

My UK visa expires on January 28, 2018. Can I visit the UK from December 11, 2017 to January 5, 2018? Will I be turned away?
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Name and nationality change after entry denial, does this affect anything? [closed]

I recently changed my name and I was wondering if that’s going to affect my travel to Switzerland. I was given an entry refusal back in 2011 and my name was different back then, I changed my name ...
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Can my father return to Canada after a refused entry?

My father travelled to Canada last month but he was refused entry at the airport and sent back. The CBSA officers at the airport assumed that he would attempt to stay there because he took only 800 ...
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Schengen boarding/entry without visa for final destination (non-Schengen)

I'm an Indian citizen with a valid Schengen short-stay visa. I intend to travel on Emirates from New York to Dubai with a stopover of 3 days in Milan in between. I don't have the Dubai visa in hand ...
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Denial of Entry or Travel Ban in Schengen area

My friend was stopped when she traveled to Germany from Ukraine for a short term (1 week) tourist travel. Ukrainians do NOT NEED Visa to travel to Schengen area. This was not a Visa issue but a quick ...
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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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India visa expiring 2 days after arrival

I finish my last university exam on the 15th in the UK, so I'm flying to Pune via London-Delhi to see my family (where my father is employed and whom I'm dependent on) on the 15th arriving on the 16th....
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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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Will a refused Schengen entry affect application for a UK EEA family permit?

I want to apply for the EEA family permit in order to travel to the UK with my husband, an EEA national (Spanish); I am a Ghanaian (non EEA). In 2010, I applied for a Schengen visa (Belgium). I ...
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Accompanying mom (green card holder) who’s just out of surgery to the US

I'm a 30 year-old Indian living in Canada since 2013. I have a 10-year visitor visa to the US expiring in 2019 and a pending green card application (through my dad who’s a citizen since 2015). So far,...
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Refusal of Entry A Few Days Before Visa D Validity

So I have asked about the possibility of entering Austria visa-free (El Salvador Passport) 9 days BEFORE the validity of my Visa D. The Austrian consulates in the US say they issue D Visas with a ...
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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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What are the odds of successfully re-entering the UK after previously having stayed there on a Tier 2 visa? [duplicate]

Will I have issues re-entering the UK for Christmas, after being on a Tier 2 visa three months prior? I lived in the UK throughout 2017 with a Tier 2 visa until deciding to ask for a transfer back ...
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US girlfriend wants to come back to the UK this year even though she's been for six months already [closed]

my name is Darren and I am wondering if you could help me. I have been in a online relationship with a US girl for the past ten weeks. We've been skyping non-stop since we met so I'd like to meet her ...
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Refused entry with correct visa and documents [closed]

I got a Schengen visa from the Polish Embassy in Cairo in February 2017, and I traveled to Warsaw. At the Warsaw airport, they asked me about my return ticket and hotel reservation; I had already ...
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UK entry refusal

At the U.K. border in the Paris Eurostar, the border control refused my entry to the U.K. for below reasons. Last nine and half months, too many ins and outs from the U.K. I do not think there is ...
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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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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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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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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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Fake Israel Visa Stamp on my Passport

I have an problem here... I applied as DH in Israel not knowing that I was Transacting to a fake agent and the problem is they already stamped fake Israel Visa on my passport. I already traveled here ...
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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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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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Entering UK after studies as a visitor, what can I do to avoid refusal? [closed]

I am from Hong Kong. My studies in the UK finished in mid-September 2016 and my visa ends in mid-January. I stayed in the UK for about 3 months (mid-December 2016) after my course ended for PhD ...
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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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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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is there any chance of arrest if i carry laptop with NSA Sticker to USA?

Myself planning trip by coming week to Portland,USA. I carry laptop with a sticker "NSA Monitoring device". Is there any chance for getting arrested or refusing visa at transit due to the sticker. ...
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Could not enter Jamaica

I am an American citizen with a US passport. I bought a one-way ticket to Jamaica to visit friends and my boyfriend. He is incarcerated at the moment until October 2018. I was told that I could not ...