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Can one act as a conference organizer in the US on a visa waiver?

Thank you in advance for any guidance. I've looked around the web but haven't found any clear answers. I'm an EU citizen and I work in the conference/events industry. I've only ever worked on-site in ...
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Visiting Geneva but booked a nearby hotel in France

I am a UK citizen and my husband has applied for Schengen multiple entry visa through the Swiss Embassy. We are flying to and visiting Geneva but I accidentally booked a hotel which is across the ...
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DS-160 home address for EU resident in the UK

I am an EU national and have been studying and working in the UK for the past three years. I am applying to a J1 visa for an internship in the US. My sponsor asked for my permanent residency status ...
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Can I leave the Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau if I am an EU citizen? [duplicate]

I have 16h overlay in Montreal and was wondering if I can leave the airport. I am an EU citizen. Thanks in advance, Malina
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Travelling to USA from EU with prescribed medication

I will be travelling to USA with prescribed medicine and I found vague information online. U.S. Customs and Border Protection website says: A valid prescription or doctors note is required on all ...
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Entered Germany with US passport but leaving Europe with EU passport, complications?

I am a US/German dual citizen about to start studies in Switzerland in a month. Previously, I traveled in Europe for about 2 months on a US passport. While in Europe, I received a German passport. I ...
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I am an EU citizen. My husband isn't. Can he travel to the UK without a visa?

I am a Lithuanian citizen, my husband is from Colombia and we both live in Norway. He has a residence permit to live in Norway. Written on it is that he is the spouse of [my name]. We want to travel ...
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What information does UK Immigration store on EEA entrants?

When you enter the UK using your EU ID card, what does Immigration store in its system? Does it show exactly when you enter and leave the country by default? I am just curious - do they write down ...
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Changing dual citizenship status between ESTA applications

So, here's some context first: My parents are both of Ukrainian origin, but emigrated to Germany in 1993, where I was born and where I lived my entire life. I hold German citizenship and previously ...
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Can a person enter the EU if he is deported from the UK? [closed]

My husband is being deported from the UK in 2018. He is Lebanese, I am from the EU. Can he go to another EU country after he is deported from the UK, if his wife is from the EU?
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Can I travel to Australia without a return ticket?

I am a European citizen and I have already got a visa to Australia for 3 months. Should I buy a return ticket in advance or can I buy it on my way back so I will just buy a single ticket for now?
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Air ticket compensation for changed flight

The departure time for my flight from Vienna to Lisbon (TAP) was changed from 13h15 to 18h30 (also the flight number changed). I was informed 2 days before departure about this by text message, but no ...
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Rights if we possess Carta di Soggiorno?

I have searched the internet but could not find specific information so if we have got the following document "Carta di Soggiorno di Familiare di Un Cittadino Dell'Unione" (Residence Card of a family ...
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What are the rules for a non-EU family member travelling with an EU national?

I'm an EU national. My mother-in-law is not an EU national, but she is waiting for the residency permit as Family Member of an EU national. She had a 90-day tourist visa type C, which is already ...
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Is a birth certificate accepted when entering the UK?

I am a Lithuanian living in the UK. I am planning to take a trip to Portugal in two weeks, and my 4 year old son's Lithuanian passport (EU citizen) will expire while in Portugal. I have contacted the ...
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How can my father stay with me in the UK? [closed]

I have an Italian nationality and came to England in March 2016 where I live and work. Today, my father arrived in England. He did not need a visa but entered with his residence card of a family ...
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UK Family Permit Application and Supporting Documents

I filled the application of the UK family permit on visa4uk.fco.gov.uk My wife and I have been married for two months, and we'd like to visit our friends in the UK. My wife is a Spanish citizen and I ...
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Two passports, one reported “lost”. Can I still travel on it? [closed]

Last year I lost my EU passport but later found it. So right now I have two passports in the same name from the same issuing country, just with different passport numbers. I was wondering if I could ...
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Does an EU citizen need a visa to visit Australia for holidays?

Is a visa required, or is just a passport enough, for a short holiday trip to Australia? Specifically, how is it for citizens of Nordic EU member countries such as Finland?
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As a married couple with different citizenships, should we pass through US immigration together or separately?

I will get married in March, and shortly after the wedding we will be traveling together to the US. She does not have US citizenship. So which rules do we follow? Do I pass through the US citizen ...
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What are the exact steps and supporting documents needed to get my non-EU wife a Schengen visa?

I heard I can get my wife a Schengen visa free of charge with no documents except our marriage certificate. Is that correct? Even if I have to apply through VFS? We want to visit family in Italy for ...
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Itaipú and Iguazú in one/two days from Rio

I'll be travelling from Europe to Brazil (Rio). I would like to use this opportunity and see the Water Plant of Itaipu and the Waterfalls of Iguazú as a part of this visit. Now, if it were in Europe ...
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What to use as an address when applying for a UK EEA family permit?

We are filling up EEA FP application at Visa4uk and have confusion regarding stay. Below is the question in the form "What is the main address and contact details of where you will be staying whilst ...
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Does a same-day return ticket count as a “through ticket to some other country”?

I'm soon going to Guadeloupe, Dominica and Martinique and am considering doing a day trip from Guadeloupe to Montserrat by ferry. I do not plan on bringing my passport, as my (Swedish) ID card is ...
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Can a Thai national married to a UK citizen enter the UK freely?

I am a UK Citizen/Passport Holder, have a house in the UK but have been mainly in Thailand for the past twelve months, so currently deemed a nonresident in the UK. The reason for being in Thailand ...
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Will a non-EU citizen get stamped with a family permit at the airport?

Is it true that a non-EU citizen will get stamped with a family permit at the airport when arriving in the UK with their EU spouse? My husband and I lined up in the non-EU line when we arrived. I am ...
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Visiting US company headquarter on visa waiver program (ESTA) or B-1

I am having trouble finding out which visa I need for visiting the US headquarter of my new company. Background: I'm starting as a software engineer in my European company. The employment is through ...
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As a dual citizen, am I allowed to travel outside of the European Union without using the EU passport?

My case is the following: I have Brazilian and Italian citizenships and I'm currently living in Germany, for over an year now. I plan to travel to Brazil this holiday, and unfortunately I don't have ...
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Can I re-enter the USA on an ESTA within a 180-day period?

I travelled to the USA in October 2017 on an ESTA authorization and stayed for four weeks. I am Dutch and live in Portugal. If I understand correctly, I could have stayed in the USA for 90 days. After ...
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European citizen visiting Cuba while in US?

I may be visiting the US soon for both work (conference) and leisure (sight-seeing) but was wondering whether it is possible to pay a visit to Cuba, as I see that direct commercial flights have been ...
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EU passport holder with Belarusian nationality [closed]

I have a European passport issued in Estonia and ID card. In my passport the nationality stated as Belarusian, as I was born there, but I have been living in Estonia for more than 30 years. I am ...
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I've lost my ID, will I still be able to travel?

My wallet and ID were stolen, and I have a Ryanair flight in two days. I don't have time to get a new one (national holiday tomorrow). Will I be able to travel with Ryanair with a scanned copy or a "...
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Immigration officer stamped “Indefinite leave to enter UK” in US passport of EU citizen. How to fix it?

At Heathrow yesterday, a US-Swedish dual citizen presented his US passport to immigration, as he had forgotten his Swedish one at home. He went in the non-EEA queue and was initially interviewed like ...
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Do I have EU citizen rights in the UK if I have entered on my Australian passport (but I am also an EU citizen)?

I have been unable to find an answer to my question on the UK immigration web pages, nor on other travel stack exchange questions/answers, so any help would be much appreciated. I have entered the UK ...
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Entering Sweden with an EU ID card

On the 3rd of August I tried to drive to Sweden with a truck, using also a ferry from Grenå to Varberg. At the entry to the port I had to show my passport, as showing just my Slovenian EU ID card was ...
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Cheapest country to arrive in Europe without causing citizenship issues [closed]

I'm a dual US/French citizen. I've only rarely been to France, but I'm looking to change that next month spending a few weeks traveling around the country and the European continent. Because of ...
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How does a non-EU spouse get his residence permit? [closed]

I am a Swedish citizen, married to a non-EU national. We've been married over 3 years. My husband recently got a one-year visa, issued free of charge, by the German Embassy and we are currently in ...
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Is there a way to get a visa to mainland China in Taipei (Taiwan)? [duplicate]

I have a EU passport, I'm in Hong Kong now. I want to go to Taiwan. After Taiwan I want to go to mainland China. How can I get a visa for mainland while in Taiwan?
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Can a non-EU citizen with an EU residence permit cross the border in the EU citizen channel? [duplicate]

This is the question I am really eager to know. If I already have an EU residence permit from Poland, when I enter into the EU zone, can I line up in the same channel as EU citizens? Or is there any ...
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Travel to the United Kingdom visa free for non-EU family member of EU Citizen

I am citizen of Uzbekistan, and I am living in Czech Republik 7 years, I do hold a permanent Resident card - Family member of EU Citizen. Me, my boyfriend (he is Czech citizen) and our son (Czech ...
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Can I fly from Belgium to Germany with Belgian Residence Card Type E for identification?

My Spanish ID has expired and I am unable to go to Spain until September. In addition, my Spanish passport is at the Chinese Consulate in Brussels in order to get a visitor visa for travel at the end ...
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Getting passport stamps inside Schengen Area

It is known that passport stamps are a kind of collection for many people. But, inside European Union, we -EU citizens- are allowed to travel without passport, just with our national ID card (if we ...
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What are the hours of the passport application counter at Lisbon airport

Lisbon airport has a one-stop dedicated counter (shop) for Portuguese citizens who want a passport. Is it open 24 hours?
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How does foreigner registration in Slovenia work?

The FCO advice for Slovenia notes that: All foreign nationals visiting Slovenia must register with the Police within 3 days of arrival or risk paying a fine. If you are staying at a registered ...
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Changing airlines in Bangkok, Thailand in transit from Laos to Colombo, Sri Lanka

I will be traveling from Laos with Lao Airlines, transiting in Bangkok to Colombo with SriLankan Airlines, the upcoming end of September. My flight with Lao Airlines will arrive in Bangkok at 19:40, ...
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Does the UK know whether I am currently there or not?

Just curious if they keep track of me entering / exiting the UK and whether that's saved somewhere? I want to apply for citizenship, and will be asked to provide information on my travels / when I was ...
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Any restrictions on document validity when travelling within the EU as an EU citizen?

For many extra-EU citizens, even if they are allowed to travel visa-free their passport or accepted identity documents must be valid for at least three months after their intended departure. This is ...
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Where can a European buy a US prepaid credit card with a registration address in the US? [duplicate]

I am from the Netherlands and I want to registrar my drone to get a licence. This can be done with an US prepaid credit card with a registration address in the US. Next month I would be flying to ...
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Are EEA nationals allowed to use the non-EEA queue at UK airports?

I just (half an hour ago) entered the UK at Stansted airport, and the EEA queue at immigration was absolutely packed (it would have taken at least an hour to get through), whereas the non-EEA queue ...
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Length of stay as tourist in another European country, as Schengen/EU/EEA citizen

I am a Schengen (and EU/EEA) citizen, and I am taking a sabbatical. I would like to travel across Europe and I was wondering how long I can stay in each of the other Schengen/EU/EEA country as a ...