Questions tagged [e-visas]

For questions about visas not issued on paper but instead record the authorisation electronically.

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How do airlines check whether a traveler has an electronic visa?

In the question "Can I safely wait in the transit area of a destination airport for my visa to be approved?", OP explores the idea of traveling on an electronic visa which is not yet issued. This ...
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Indian e-visa photo rotated left (270 degrees)

I have just received an Indian e-visa. The photo orientation of my photo is 270 degrees (the top of my head is facing left). Is this normal?
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How do eVisas increase tourism by 400%?

Today I read in the news that eVisas have increased tourism for India by 400%. How do eVisas increase tourism so drastically? How is it different from a regular visa in terms of increasing tourism?
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Why are visas not electronic?

With our increasing reliance on technology why do we have to carry paper visa 'stamps' in our passport instead of using some electronic system? I am assuming a passport number is linked to a visa so ...
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50$ per day requirement for entry into Turkey

I am travelling to Turkey in ten days on an already approved e-Visa. The visa document says that, I need to prove that I hold a return ticket, hotel reservation and at least 50 $ per each day of my ...
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Tourist Visa while returning to India from Sweden

I traveled to Sweden from Mumbai on the 29th of July and I had a 22 hours stay in Turkey and as I had a valid Schengen visa I could apply for a tourist visa and spent a day in Turkey Now I am ...
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For countries that issue e-visas, do any also take up a full page of your passport when you arrive?

Even though I travel a lot I've never had an e-visa. I just found out at least some countries that issue e-visas do not then attach a full page version of the visa into your passport when you arrive. ...
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Turkey e-visa for Egyptian passport holder

I got the Turkey e-visa several times with my schengen visa. In the e-visa form there is a condition I have a round-trip ticket with Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airlines, Onur Air or Egypt Air. ...
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What's the official site for Malaysia's e-visa?

I'm and Indian citizen, and am planning to go to Malaysia as a Tourist. What's the official site for applying for the e-visa? A google search leads me to several sites, none of which seem to be the ...
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Is there a period of time that needs to pass before applying for a 2nd Indian E-visa?

I traveled to India using an E-visa from 2nd - 21st January 2017, for tourism purposes. I am planning to travel to India again between 12th - 21st April, again using an E-visa, once again just for ...
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Can I get an e-Visa for Turkey with a Schengen visa for an earlier date than the Schengen visa?

My case: I am an Egyptian national and my age is between 20 and 45 years. I have a Schengen visa valid from 6 July till 1 Jan. Question: Can I use it to obtain an e-visa to enter Turkey on 2 July? ...
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India Visa to attend a conference

I'm Sri Lankan passport holder. I found Sri Lanka is in eVisa supported country list. Can I apply for eVisa to attend a conference for 4 days?
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Are used Schengen/UK visas acceptable for Turkish e-visa

I got a UK visa for one month (restricted validity). It expires on November 4. Pakistani citizens are eligible to apply for a Turkish e visa if they have a valid UK visa. I want to visit Istanbul for ...
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India e-Visa Query

I'm planning on heading back to India next month. I already had an e-Visa issued in October which I used previously but it expires end of December so I'm applying for another. The official website ...
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Australia eVisitor visa - criminal conviction

I'm looking for some advice regarding eVisitor visas and the clause regarding criminal convictions. I have conviction for 3 months for theft from a shop which was suspended for 12 months. This is not ...
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Spelling error in Malaysian eVisa

We are planning a family trip to Malaysia next month. I applied for my wife's visa online and was granted it within 24 hours. Her name in her passport is Usna, but the visa has an added H: Husna. Will ...
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How to obtain details (validity, number of entries) on a Singaporean eVisa?

Recently my buddy applied for a Singapore visa as he had to transit in SG and during one return leg of the journey had about 6 hours to kill in SG. The SG embassy sent back his Indian Passport (with ...
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Land borders between Thailand and Cambodia that accept Cambodian e-Visa

I am planning to travel next winter (October 2018 to January 2019) to Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. What I want to do is to cross the land border between Thailand and Cambodia by train or coach (...
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Is the Indian e-visa in a damaged old passport still valid?

I have been traveling for over a year with the goal of reaching Indonesia over land (and ferry where necessary) from my home country of The Netherlands. However I have encountered a problem in India. ...
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Photo requirements for Vietnam e-visa application

Can you take your own photo if it meets the requirements rather than getting passport photos? The application asks for a scan of your passport and an additional image where you are not smiling, no ...
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My Egyptian E-Visa says that it is ‘valid until’ the day before I leave Egypt

My Egyptian E-Visa says that it is valid until 2018-10-25, which is the day before I will leave Egypt. Does this date refer to entry only, or does it, as I fear it may, refer to departure as well? ...
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Can you study in Australia with an eVisitor visa?

I'm an Italian citizen going to Australia in a few months, mainly to visit my boyfriend and his parents who live there. I've read some of the eVisitor information on the Government website page but it ...
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Address in Turkey eVisa

My current address which happens to be permanent address is different from the address in my passport. Which address should I mention while filling in the address details for a Turkey eVisa?
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E-Visa for Azerbaijan [closed]

Instead of getting a visa from an embassy, there is an option to receive an e-visa trough a government accredited tourist agency. The main benefit for me besides faster processing and not having to go ...
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September 2018, how long are Canadian eTAs taking?

About 20 hours ago, I used a web browser to apply for a Canadian eTA. Beyond belief, the web site interface does not, repeat not, give you a confirmation number. Again, connectivity is working ...
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Do Azeri border guards stamp passports of travellers entering on an e-visa?

I'm going to Azerbaijan and will be entering on an e-visa. Would I get the entry stamp in the passport, the visa sheet, or both?
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E-Visa needed for Turkey if have a valid Residence Permit from Germany?

I will be traveling back from India to Germany in November. I am taking Turkish Airlines and will have a layover in Istanbul for 30 Hours. I am an Indian Passport holder but have a valid Residence ...
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Vietnam e-visa: exit Point differing from entry Point

While filling out the Vietnam e-visa application, they ask the applicant to fill out the intended entry airport and the intended exit airport. At the time of filling this form, I filled in the same ...
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What's the fastest way of getting a visa for Australia after ETA is refused?

I am in Canada and tried applying for the ETA for Australia online. It was deferred and I waited 12 hours to find out that it was not approved. My flight is in 3 days, is there any way to get an ETA ...
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Turkey eVisa against Schengen visa

I am an Indian citizen. Recently I got a Schengen visa starting 20-03-18. I wanted to travel to Turkey, so I applied for a Turkey eVisa against the Schengen visa. My Turkey visa starting date is 10-03-...
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Turkey eVisa possible for residents for Australia?

If I am a permanent resident of Australia (with Pakistani Passport), can I get an eVisa to travel to Turkey for a week? Or do I have to go to Turkish Consulate physically to apply for it?
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Does anyone have any information about the new E Visas for tourist entry into Kuwait?

I saw an article some time back on Kuwait launching E Visas for specific nationalities but when I went through the process described - it still came across as a Visa on arrival - although there is an ...
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Indian e-Visa “Some error occurred” when submitting last page of application

When submitting a completed 30day Indian e-visa form (including already uploaded photo jpg and passport pdf) on the last verification page I get: "Some error occurred" message. Did anyone solve this? ...
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India e-visa - arriving from different country, is that ok?

I'm a UK citizen, looking to go to Sri Lanka and India (in that order). Am planning to get e-visas for both countries sorted before I go. Is it ok to arrive in India from Sri-Lanka with my e-visa? ...
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Australian E-visa got my passport number worng

I was granted an Australian Visitor (subclass 600) Visa through the inmi.gov.au online system. The visa-granted letter shows all my basic data correctly. However, the letter shows my passport number ...
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Azerbaijan eVisa - Arrival by Train

Does anyone know if it possible to arrive into Azerbaijan by (overnight) train from Georgia with an eVisa? The website for the ASAN visa doesn't mention an arrival restriction, but I have read that ...
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Colombia e-visa type for tourism?

I'm Saudi citizen and I would like to apply for e-visa for Colombia, I would like to visit it for tourism for 2 weeks. https://tramitesmre.cancilleria.gov.co/tramites/enlinea/solicitarVisa.xhtml They ...
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Turkish eVisa for Schengen holder single entry

I have a Schengen visa valid from 24/6 to 19/7 single entry but the duration of stay is 11 days and I will stay the 11 days from 26/6 to 6/7 then I will go to Turkey, can I get the eVisa at the border?...
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How does one prove one has sufficient funds for one's period of stay in Myanmar when entering with an e-visa?

I read on the e-visa for Myanmar: How does one prove one has sufficient funds for one's period of stay in Myanmar when entering with an e-visa?
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Indian e-visa: where is the immigration office located on Delhi airport?

I'm arriving at the Delhi airport with e-visa. I'm not going to leave the airport because I will take a domestic flight to a small airport in few hours. I have to have my visa confirmed before I will ...
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Turkey e-visa with expired H-1B but valid I-797A

I am an Indian citizen living in the US. I am planning to travel to Turkey in November. My US visa is expired but I have a valid extension document (I797A) until July 2019. At the Turkish consulate ...
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With Indian e-visa, can I do 2nd entry from Nepal back to India through Banbasa border crossing?

My situation is that I'm already in India. I entered India with tourist e-visa. First entry has to be through one of designated air/sea ports. I did enter through Delhi airport and I got visa stamp to ...
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Can an Indian ETA expiry date be extended

I have received my e-visa to India, however, due to unforeseen circumstances I have to travel on Nov 23, landing in Mumbai on Nov 25. My ETA expiry date is Nov 22, can I still travel.?
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E-visa eligibility to enter Northern Cyprus

I have a valid US visa, I will be going to northern Cyprus. Will having the Turkish e-visa allow me to enter Northern Cyprus?
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Can an electronic visa for Vietnam be extended?

This year, getting an e-visa for Vietnam was introduced for my country, Romania. However, it is only for 30 days (touristic purpose), yet I want to stay longer. Is it possible to extend an e-visa ...
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Does one have to present a paper version of one's e-visa when entering Myanmar with an e-visa, or is showing it on a phone/tablet/laptop accepted?

E-visas for Myanmar state: You are required to bring this Visa Approval Letter with you as Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population requires you to produce it for verification when you arrive ...
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Time to exit Mumbai (BOM) Intl Airport (Terminal 2)

I will be travelling to Mumbai with an E-Visa and will arrive on Tuesday 10pm. My question is how long it would take to exit the airport(including immigration clearance, customs and baggage claiming)? ...
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Is it possible to get a new Indian evisa despite valid prior tourist visa in now-expired US passport?

I have a valid (till feb 2018) 10 year, multiple entry, Indian tourist visa in an expired US passport. That visa was issued in 2010. As required, I obtained a new current US passport, so new it's ...
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Does one have to keep the printed e-visa that the immigration agent stamped upon entering Myanmar?

Upon entering Myanmar with an e-visa, the immigration agent stamps the printed e-visa (the e-visa that is sent by email to e-visa applicants). Does one have to keep the printed e-visa that the ...
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Father's first name between the applicant's first and last name in Kuwait Visa, is it normal?

My friend has received his E-visa to go to Kuwait. In the E-visa, his name is written like this: His first name + his father's first name + His last name. As an example, suppose my friends name ...