Questions tagged [family]

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Can I add my family onto my existing US visa?

I have Valid US Visa and I Want to travel with my Family. How can I issue visa for my family to go with me using my own visa?
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I want to travel to the Schengen area for business and take my family with me. Can we apply for a visa together?

I am about to Travel to Germany on Business visa. I want my family to accompany me, and we wish to tour around for a week or so. The total head count is three people. My intent is to go there and ...
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train travel from amsterdam to belgium, paris and germany [closed]

Hi i was just wondering how can i travel by train from ams to belgium and at the same time stop from stations to stations. besides that regarding train tickets is it advisable for me to purchase them ...
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Looking for UK visa refusal stories and advice [closed]

I'm a journalist for two UK national newspapers. I'm compiling an article about the difficulties faced by foreign nationals in getting UK visas – the hurdles to jump over, the endless documentation to ...
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What visa do my wife and children need to travel to the UK with me? [duplicate]

I am from Mumbai, India. I will soon go on a short trip to the UK on a 6m business visa. Am planning to take my wife and two kids (7 years and 2 years) along for some sightseeing over the weekends. My ...
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Applying for a UK visa when family members are traveling different portions of the trip

If parents are old and want to go visit their daughter in the UK from UAE and 2 of their sons will go one by one to take them and other to bring them back as both can't stay for more than 15 days due ...
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Family's visa to accompany me on a business trip was denied [closed]

I applied for a Schengen business visa through the French Embassy and also applied for visitor visas for my family so that they could travel with me. I got the visa but my one-year-old child's and my ...
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Which category of visa do a spouse and child require when accompaning an Indian going to Germany on business?

I will be travelling to Frankfurt, Germany from India for three months on a business visa and would like to take my spouse and child along with me since it is a stay in Germany and we would also like ...
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How should I answer financial questions for UK Standard Visitor visa applications for travel as a family? [closed]

I am applying for a UK Standard Visitor visa with my wife and daughter. Is it OK to put "NA" or "N/A" for questions about the applicant's financial capacity when the applicant is a dependant? I have ...
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VFS priority services for EEA family permit applicants

There's an EEA national in the USA who wants to take a holiday in the UK with his visa-national spouse (Cambodian). He wants to benefit from EU Directive 2004/38/EC so that they can get an EEA family ...
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Do airlines count child carriers / baby backpacks as strollers?

We like to go on weekend trips with our toddler on low-cost airlines. We often hike at the destination, and generally prefer child carriers and baby backpacks (like those listed here, i.e., a backpack ...
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What happens if 1 person misses the outbound flight on a return ticket where there are multiple people on the same reservation?

I have bought return tickets for myself and 3 other family members. I have only one reservation number for the 4 of us. What happens if for instance one of us misses the outbound flight (no show)? ...
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For Germany, can I apply for a long-term visa while holding a short-term one? [closed]

Can I apply for a family reunification visa while holding a visitor visa for Germany? My appointment for family reunification visa interview is 5th Nov and my tourist visa is valid from 10th Nov.
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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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U.S. port of entry procedures for families

I will be traveling to the United States soon with my wife and children (less than 5 years of age). My wife is not a U.S. citizen, but my children and I are. How should we approach the immigration ...
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UK Family visitor visa refused due to lack of ties. What can I do now?

I was refused family visit visa early May (my first ever uk visa application) because of the reasons in the refusal letter. It was my first application and i made some silly mistakes that contributed ...
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Is it possible to apply for a UK spouse-visa (for wife) while the actual UK citizen lives outside the UK? [closed]

Not sure if this is the right site to ask this, but is it possible to apply for a UK Spouse visa (for wife) while the actual UK citizen lives outside the UK? I plan to move to the UK, but am thinking ...
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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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How do I create a family application for standard visitor visa? [duplicate]

I am planning to travel to UK for tourism with two other family members. Do I need to submit separate applications or a single application with details of all the family members?
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Am I being scammed? (UK visit visa refusal)

I am from Pakistan. I applied for a 4 week UK family visit visa with my 6 year old daughter and they refused, my refusal issue is the same. I am going to quote my refusal letter: [ These objections ...
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Flying to Germany Alone, Return with Family

Alright so I am flying to Germany alone and want to return with my spouse and daughter. They will need a return ticket back, how exactly can I book this online?
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My mother-in-law (US citizen) was refused a UK visa to visit her grandson. What are my options?

I am a British Citizen and my wife is American and has been living and working here in the UK with Indefinite Leave to Remain since 2007. Her Mother, who is the only family she has, visits regularly ...
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Is it safe to make groups/families sit apart from each other?

Some air companies allow you to select a seat for additional fee. Some go further and intentionally chose different seats for passengers travelling together. Consider now travelling woman with her 12-...
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Do I need a business visa for Ireland if I already have Standard Visitor visa for UK?

I currently have a UK visitor (category: Family) visa for 10 years, which I received in Nov 2015. I need to attend a meeting in Dublin, Ireland for a week and want to find out if I can use my ...
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Can I get a family tourist visa for Taiwan? [closed]

I am a Pakistani citizen and am married to a Taiwanese citizen. She is inviting me to visit her for a month; can I get a Taiwan family visit visa for a month with single entry? What documents do I ...
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What's the easiest way to relieve oneself in a car?

Ok, I know we're all adults here, but this is something that happens inevitably in most family trips I believe; it's occurred in our own family trips. You're driving on the road to your destination. ...
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Can I Use Different Bank Accounts to fulfill UK Visit Visa's Financial Requirement?

I have money in two different accounts (different banks) and can I use both of them to fulfil UK visit visa's financial requirement? And another question related to this => how long the money has to ...
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Do we need to create separate accounts for our children to apply for a UK visit visa?

My wife, three kids and I want to apply for UK visitor visas. Do we need to create five different accounts for the online applications or can we all apply from the same account?
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Can Wife Use Husband's Bank Statement for UK Visit Visa Financial Requirement Purpose?

I was confused whether husband and wife should apply separately for their own UK visit visa or not? then I found my answer here, but this answer raised another question in mind that, can wife use her ...
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As a British citizen , married to a non EU who has UK permanent resident card can travel together to italy? [duplicate]

My husband is non-EU , but holding a Uk residence permit card without bearing or written in Resident Card as member of EEA family member. Can he still travel with me in Italy ?
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Is a visa to Poland required for a Russian spouse of a Polish citizen?

I am a holder of a Russian passport and my husband is a Polish citizen. We both live and work in the UK. I have received my family member of EEA national card, good for 5 years. We would like to ...
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when can i apply for visiting to UK after deportation [duplicate]

i was deported from uk in march 2015 on the basis of overstayer which occur after my ex wife age is not up to 21yrs by the time of marriage due to changing of marriageable age from 18-21yrs which my ...
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SA passport holder with Schengen visa 5 year multiple entry (EU family member) wishes to travel to EU without spouse [closed]

I'm a non EU passport holder and have a valid Schengen visa (5 year multiple entry). When I applied for the visa I applied as a spouse on a UK passport holder. Have traveled to EU several times with ...
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Travel with an 3 years old children in Disneyland Paris [closed]

Our godparents want to travel this year in West Europe with their little girl. They will only have 5-6 days to enjoy a perfect vacation. Me and my husband think that Disneyland Paris would be a great ...
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Must a husband and wife make separate online applications for a UK Standard Visitor visa, and so attend separate appointments for biometrics?

My wife and I are both applying for a UK Standard Visitor visa. Do we need to fill the visa application form at visa4uk separately? That would mean we will have to go for biometric appointments ...
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UK Standard Visitor visa for wife and 3-year-old daughter [closed]

I am resident of India but in UK since 2nd January 2016 on a Tier 2 Intra-company Transfer (ICT) short-term visa (six months) valid till 2nd July 2016. I am planning to bring my wife and daughter on a ...
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France Switzerland trip [closed]

I am attending a conference in cannes France from 17 April to 20th April By 20 April I will be free and wish to see Paris and any town in Switzerland I am accompanied by my wife and12 year old son. My ...
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Can I go to Germany for a family reunion apply, right after an overstay?

I've stayed in Germany 11 days longer than the 90/180 rule alows (I'm a Brasilian national). Leaving Munich airport I only had to sign a form confirming I understood the committed infraction. The ...
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Family booking of 35-40 people on Indian Railways - is it possible?

We are planning to travel in a group of 35-40 people. Can I make a railway booking in bulk for all of them in one go (I'm already a registered member at IRCTC) ?
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Travelling as an unmarried Western couple in Indonesia

Basically this question but then for Indonesia. In the coming year I (male) plan to travel through Indonesia (Java and Sumatra) with my girlfriend. We will probably travel several weeks, aim to stay ...
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Non EU parent to a EU citizen [closed]

I am from Algeria and was married to a woman from Latvia in August 2013 in Algeria. The marriage was registred in April 2014 in a Latvian town hall. We had a daughter in May 2014. I tried to obtain a ...
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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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Applying for UK visa for European Family permit [closed]

I am non EEA citizen and I am married to Italian citizen, my wife got an offer to work in UK, I want to apply for visa to join her by the time she travels. What will be required from us to provide in ...
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Customs + Electronics per Traveller or as Family [duplicate]

My Wife, Daughter and I are traveling to India for 2 months from US. We would be there arriving at Mumbai. Can we as a family take 1 iPad + 1 iPhone + 1 Camera + 1 my office laptop with me? Please ...
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Is a marriage certificate necessary to accompany husband who will be on business visa?

My husband is going to UK on business visa. Do I need to produce marriage certificate if I apply for general visa? I'm a housewife and dependent on my husband's income.
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How do I book a family carriage on VR Finnish trains from Helsinki to Turku?

I couldn't find my way around their website I am not even sure if this a coach you can book exclusively for your family or it's a play area on the train but it's a great way to travel with children, ...
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Travelling with someone to the UK

I'm filling my application at the official visa4uk site. I have plans for my family including my wife and kids joining me later Regarding the question are you travelling with anyone should I mention ...
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How many sets of bank statemens do I need to submit when applying for Standard Visitor visas for a family? [duplicate]

I am planning to apply for a tourist visa for myself and my family. I am doing all of the travel expenses for my family. Do I need to submit my six months bank statement for each application of my ...
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How should a family with young children apply for UK visas?

We are sponsoring a family to visit us in UK as friends from Madagascar for two weeks. They have a 6 year old and a 16 month old. Do the kids need their own visas, and are they the standard visitor ...
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Travel on a Schengen visa stating EEA family member without spouse?

I have a Schengen visa (for five years) which states that I am a family member of an EEA national. I traveled, on this visa, with my spouse (UK citizen) to Croatia in May 2015 with no issues. ...