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Staying in USA longer than 3 months

My sister is 86, an American citizen, now dying. She is alone after her husband died and in need of care. As the youngest member of our little family, it falls to me to take care of her in her house ...
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For a UK visa, do I need to provide any sponsor letter for my adult daughter and son? [duplicate]

We all are travelling together (myself, wife, son and daughter). Son and daughter are students so not earning money. My wife is also working.
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UK Visitor - Business and Tourism with Family

I am an Indian citizen working in the US for more than a decade. I have a work trip to the UK coming up (internal company meetings etc). I would like to use this opportunity to also have my family ...
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Finding an Uber we'll fit in

We just booked an airport shuttle from hotel to LAX, for our family of 6 and all our luggage. We could have got an Uber that seats 6 for about 30% less, but as far as I can tell there is no way in the ...
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How to search for a hotel for family with more than 2 children?

We are a family of 2 adults and 3 children aged between 8 and 10 in the UK. We do like to travel and usually end up booking our stay via AirBnB. Sometimes though we want to stay at a proper hotel or, ...
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Non-EU citizen travelling to Ireland alone with Article 10 Residency Card

I am a Turkish citizen, living in Germany with my Greek citizen wife, holding a Residence Card of EU Family Members under Article 10 of Directive 2004/38/EC, issued from Germany. I have to visit ...
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When can a family be forced to go through passport control separately?

I am an EU citizen and I'm travelling with my wife (non-EU, not Annex II). She got a 2 year multiple-entry visa as EU family, and this is already the 3rd time that we enter/exit Schengen since getting ...
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Family-friendly hamam in Istanbul with men's and women's sections open at the same time

There are countless hamams (Turkish baths) in Istanbul, but I'm looking for what is apparently an unusual combination of features: Has men's and women's sections open at the same time (many smaller ...
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Long stay visa requirement for Chinese citizen married to a Romanian citizen

My wife is Chinese and I’m Romanian. We currently live in Beijing, but are planning to fly to Romania in February, where she will get the residence permit. After that, we want to travel for 6-12 ...
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UK tourist visa for my younger brother

I am working in the UK and want to sponsor my younger brother’s tourist visa, he works as a self employed person for my dad’s company which is not in his name. Since I am working, can I show my salary ...
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Moving to Germany with an Italian residence card (member of an EU citizen's family)

I really need some advice about this travel document. My elder brother, who is 26yrs old, has travelled alone to Germany two months ago with his Italian travel document (picture shown). The purpose of ...
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Question about F2 visa [coming to US without F1 visa holder]

I am F1 visa holder since I am a graduate student at the University X and my visa has expired in March of 2022 and I did not renew my visa since then. This fall I am joining University Y as postdoc ...
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Seeing ticket allocation before paying on Nightjet

I am booking for a family of 5 to travel on a NightJet service Amsterdam-Munich. There are limited options available (no couchettes and no option to book whole compartment). I am happy to book the 3-...
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How far does travel insurance cover stretch?

My wife and I are traveling soon, and have purchased separate travel insurance for the trip. Most of our children are not traveling with us. Our daughter, over 18 but a dependent, fell ill recently, ...
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I hold a (art.10 2004/38/ce) residence permit from Italy, do i need to apply for another one in Ireland? [closed]

I'm a non-EEA national, a spouse of EEA, and I hold a residence permit under the article 10 2004/38/ce, we entered Ireland without any problems, my question is, do I have to apply for an Irish ...
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Regarding childs visa [duplicate]

Apologies if this has been answered before. I have applied for a standard Visit visa to travel to UK. And I gave the details of my spouse children who would be joining during my trip. And I did ...
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Do i need permit to enter to UK with my EU wife? [duplicate]

I would like to repeat my question with showing my family resident permit in Spain. I am Turkish and married with a Spanish citizen. Currently we live in Spain. I have Family Resident Card issued by ...
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Irish visa data sharing

Friend wife applied Irish Spouse visa and sign application summary.her husband provided unsigned sponsorship letter but they refused her visa as they said husband living in UK. Visa application was ...
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Can you rely on a Schengen visa to be granted on the spot at the border?

As I mentioned in another question, my wife applied for a residence card (but that takes a long time, at least in Italy) and her Schengen visa expired. For this reason I was now considering if there ...
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Obtaining a visit visa to the UK for my wife

I'm looking for some general guidance on my wife's visa application. I'm a British national who has been living in Pakistan for the past 3 years. I got married over 4 years ago to my wife, who is a ...
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Can a non-EU family member of an EU citizen travel within Schengen to Switzerland before obtaining a residence card?

I understand that non-EU family members of EU citizens also enjoy freedom of movement when travelling with the EU citizen. I also understand that Switzerland is part of Schengen, and thus there ...
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Need advice applying for UK Visitor Visa with mother from Pakistan

Hope you all are doing well. I have two questions: I want to travel with my mother to visit my aunt in UK. But people say that my chances will improve if I apply alone first. What do you guys think? ...
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Travelling with a "Carta di Soggiorno di un familiare di un cittadino dell'Unione" [duplicate]

so basically i'm a russian citizen who has been living (legally) in Italy for more than 10 years. At the moment of writing, i own a "Carta di soggiorno di un familiare di un cittadino dell'unione&...
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Family DS-160 is required separately

I have already submitted my DS-160 for a USA nonimmigrant visa; I am travelling with my family and children, I got the appointment date, but I did not fill out a separate DS-160 form. Is it ...
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Clarification on travel with non-EU spouse to EU country of my nationality while living outside the EU

I've read https://europa.eu/youreurope/citizens/travel/entry-exit/non-eu-family/index_en.htm and some of the linked documents. I can't quite understand where does the following warning comes from: If ...
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For a UK family visa, must we have lived together 2 years before the application date, or 2 years before the visa validity date?

I am applying for a family visa for my Ethiopian partner and I to move to the UK. My partner moved in with me early January 2020. We will submit our application for the visa early October. It will ...
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Proving sibling relationship

My sister's Swedish Visa was refused. My elder brother is a Swedish citizen and wanted to sponsor her, but the embassy said there is no proof that they are siblings, despite the fact that they bear ...
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EEA family permit delayed [closed]

I applied for EEA Family permit from italy and i have permesso di soggiorno, but I didn’t received my passport yet (44 days) while they said in my appointment 3 to 4 weeks! I contact with home office ...
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EEA Family permit - for parent [closed]

I am an Italian national living in the UK since 2006. My dad is of Sri Lankan nationality with a permesso di soggiorno where he has permanent residence in Italy. Can he apply for EEA family permit? ...
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Travelling as unmarried couple in Dubai

I'd wish to visit Dubai with my girlfriend, but after reading this travel advice and this question on sex and couples in Dubai I started to get a little worried about it. How should I book an hotel? ...
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If my wife is allowed to enter France with me, can she travel alone to France to join me?

According to the current regulations, I (Polish citizen living in France) am allowed to travel from Israel to France together with my wife (Israeli citizen). To quote the relevant passage from the ...
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How to find quiet place to stop close to a motorway junction?

We are making a long journey by car across England, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. It will take around 16 hours of driving which we are splitting over two days. We have the hotel ...
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Can I travel to any Schengen country with my EUSS family permit issued by the UK?

My wife is Latvian and she works in the UK and I have my EU Settlement Scheme family permit, my question is do I need a Schengen visa to enter the Schengen area countries or I should apply for one ? ...
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Which floating villages/markets in Cambodia/Vietnam are most suitable for a touring family with small children in February?

We are planning to visit Cambodia and Southern Vietnam in the first half of February. I read in Lonely Planet guidebooks and the Internet that there are various floating villages and markets on Tonle ...
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Required documents on arrival with person waiting outside, at arrival area. How can the documents be provided to the person arriving, at customs?

I'll try and make it short. My spouse will be arriving at an airport in Germany from a Non-EU country outside Europe and she will need documents, which I have in original, in order to pass, given ...
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Non-EEA Family Member of EEA Citizen Traveling to UK

I am italian going back to uk, checking on gov.uk it seems that she can come with me, she need article 10 residency card, what is it? Is possible for her to come with me in uk at the same time? She ...
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Travelling to the UK as spouse of EU citizen, during 2020 transitional period

I am an EU citizen. My wife is not. We live in an EU country different from my home country and she has a residence card for "family member of EU/EEA citizen". Can we travel together to the UK right ...
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Do I need multiple copies of documents if we as a group are visiting Netherlands?

I (Indian) plan to visit Europe for tourism along with 3 family members. So, we have booked all the hotel reservations, flight tickets and train tickets together. Since our first entry country is the ...
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Flying family of 5: is any one seating arrangement better than the alternatives?

We are a family of five: 2 adults, and 3 kids, from 13 to 5 years. We need to fly over the ocean, so having good seats is important, of course. We are flying with a plane that has 3-4-3 configuration ...
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I apply for a J-1 visa, can my wife apply for a B1 visa (instead of J2) to visit me?

I'm applying for a J-1 visa to do an internship in the US for 3 months, and I want to bring my wife with me. Of course the most obvious solution is for her to apply for a J-2 visa, but the procedure ...
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Assistance with luggage at Canberra airport for a woman travelling with children

My wife and I will be travelling from Canberra to Doha on Qatar Airways with our two kids (aged 1 and 3). I will be returning to Canberra before her. My research tells me that that there are no porter ...
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Tourist Visa to Dependent Visa Germany [closed]

I am in Germany on a long term work permit. I would like to apply for a dependent visa of my wife and kids but not getting the appointment for the dependent visa in the next couple of months. So, Can ...
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Does a Tunisian wife of a Brit need a visa to visit the UK?

I am a British Citizen living in Tunisia (so are my two daughters). My wife is a Tunisian Citizen. We are planning to visit the UK for a holiday. Does my wife needs a Visa and which kind? If so, how ...
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Husband and wife applying together for an Australian tourist visa. Do we apply as a group or separately?

We are a husband and wife applying together for an Australian tourist visa. Do we apply as a group (creating a group ID) or separately from a single account? We will be traveling on our own with ...
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Will Article 10 residence cards held by family members of British citizens continue to facilitate EU entry/travel during the Brexit transition period?

I'm British, my spouse is non-EU, holding an Article 10 residence card issued by Malta. We are currently on an extended trip outside the EU and will not return until shortly after Brexit when we ...
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Does Plopsaland De Panne have many rides that can fit taller adults?

Earlier this year, my brother, his wife and their son (6yo) went to Plopsaland De Panne, in Belgium. I was invited to come along, but I checked the website and it looked like a lot of the rides were ...
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Family of settled person/citizen visa for UK (above age 18) [duplicate]

Hope y'all doing great? I have a couple of questions I got a 6-month visit visa in November (Expires May). I am using 2 months on my first visit which ends in January and will be back home shortly. ...
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Can i travel alone within the eu with my article 10 family permit from italy?

I would like to go on holidays without my eu family member, i use to travel alone with my residence card from italy but am not sure of this particular permit(article 10)
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Does my 4 month old baby need a visa for United Kingdom

I am British by birth and I have a 4 month old Philippines son. I wish to bring my son home and after researching my self I need help. I am needing information as to whether my son needs a visa if so ...
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UKVI ECO made several mistakes on my visa decision. Update: Decision was overturned and visa was granted [duplicate]

Visa type: Visit (family) Timeline: Biometric: sept 17 Concluded: October 6 Passport ready for pick up: October 15. Outcome: Denied I applied for a month's visit visa to visit my family - (my ...

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