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Where to apply for Serbian visa in Singapore?

I am an Indian citizen, residing in Singapore. Since Serbia discontinued the visa on arrival for Indians, I have to apply for visa, if I wish to visit Serbia. But, there is no embassy for Serbia in ...
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Am I in trouble? I found out I stayed more than my allowed Schengen visa duration of stay!

I am a UK student who visited Italy in July of this year. The validity of my visa was for one month, with multiple entries. The date of entry was 6/7/22 (Pisa) and the date of exit was 26/7/22 (...
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Dependent wife with no marriage certificate: UK visa

I'm applying for a visit visa to the UK for my wife and me, my wife is dependent on me so we will apply for 1 set of salary documents that is mine as I pay for everything in our household. The problem ...
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EU resident traveling to UK with French spouse

I am a resident of France and want to visit a family member in the UK who is quite ill. I will be traveling with my spouse who is French. Do I need a visa? I read online about an EU family permit but ...
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I inserted a space between my first and last name in my passport, do I need a new US visa?

Do I need to apply for a new visa since I have inserted a space in my passport name (the name in the old passport and the US visa is RASHEEDKHAN, and the name in the new passport is RASHEED KHAN), or ...
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The name of parents in my passport do not match the names in their passport. What is the process for visitor visa to travel to Sweden (Schengen)?

I am from India and currently working and staying in Sweden with a permanent residence permit. Due to clerical mistakes and mistakes in translating the names from local language to English, the names ...
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Which documents are required to enter Maldives from India?

I am planning to travel to the Maldives from India from 30th July till 6th August. I want to ask what all documents are required besides Passport to enter the Maldives? I am a citizen of India. I will ...
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Declaring visits to the United Kingdom

I am an Indian citizen with a valid short term standard visitor visa for the UK and have used it once to travel to the UK recently. Given this scenario, I am eligible to travel to Ireland under the ...
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What should I submit in-lieu on no objection certification for tourist visa for Japan when switching jobs?

I am planning to switch jobs in the next 1-2 months, with a 2 week break between the two. I want to take a trip to either Japan or Europe in this window. Japan and Schengen visa requirements for ...
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Visa issuing country and country where the visa applies

I am a citizen of India and an international student in Canada. I am taking an airindia flight from India to Canada and during web check-in, they are asking for both "Visa Issuing Country" ...
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Visa Requirement for Transit in Abu Dhabi with Short Layover

I'm an Indian traveler who will be flying to Canada via Abu Dhabi. I have a layover of 4 hours in Abu Dhabi and during this time, I need to change terminals from T1 to T3 and recheck my bags. I also ...
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My full name in my passport is split on my US B1 visa

My Indian passport states that my given name is Mahesh Govindan and my surname is blank. However, the B1 visa stamped in my passport states that my given name is Mahesh and my surname is Govindan. The ...
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Is 'OK to board' required on Fly Dubai?

I travel with 3 people, flying to Tirana, Albania from Mumbai. Right now Albania visa is on arrival for Indian Passport holders till 31 DEC 2022. I need to check if 'OK to board' is required on Fly ...
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Notary for translated documents UK standard visitor visa

I'm applying for a standard visitor visa application for a family member. They have a property in India and the original title deed is in the regional language, They have got it translated into ...
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Different names of parents in passport Proof of relationship UK visa

I am planning to apply for a standard visitor visa for my father, the problem is the name of my father in my passport and the name in his passport are different. We used to have a different surname ...
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Is Air India strict with checked in baggage dimensions for international flights?

For economy class passengers it is mentioned that 2 checked in bags are allowed but their combined dimensions must not exceed 107 inches. How strict is Air India with this rule? Can I bring two ...
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Dubai visa on arrival Indian Passport/UK resident

I am travelling Manchester to Dubai very soon. Emirates website states "Nationals of India with a normal passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the arrival date with a residence permit ...
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Schengen Visa for an Indian National Studying in Canada

I am an Indian citizen studying in Canada. My course is getting over in April. I am planning to visit India in June, and then I am planning a vacation to Europe in July. And afterwards I am returning ...
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Passport lost, new passport issued, then old passport found

I have lost my passport as 11/07/2019 in Bus (travel from Gorakhpur to Lucknow). After that i did FIR and i applied for re-issue passport. But unfortunately i have received my passport which i lost ...
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Australian visa for conference - invitation letter

I'm an Indian national who will be visiting Australia for a week to attend a conference. I am currently a graduate student in the UK. The conference organizers asked me what they should supply for the ...
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Indian spouse of a British Citizen (UK Passport holder) need visa to enter Spain?

My wife is a Indian passport holder who has "indefinite leave to remain" stamp on her passport which allows her to stay in the UK being my spouse. I believe she still does need a Visa to enter the EU ...
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dependent wife and husband is funding the whole trip. How do I fill in the 'Income and Expenditure' section in UK standard Visitor visa application?

My husband and I are Indian Citizens currently residing in the US and we are applying for UK standard Visitor visa. With the help of this forum, I now understand that if the primary is bearing the ...
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German Schengen business visa for H1B holder with expired US visa

I am an Indian citizen working in the US on H1B with an approved I797 till May 2021. But Visa stamping on my Passport expired in Aug-2018. I am planning to apply for a German visa (Schengen Single ...
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Anyone managed to get a Schengen visa appointment at the Spanish consulate in San Francisco?

I have emailed them a few times at [email protected] and have gotten no responses. Our travel dates are coming up fast. Any advice on how to get an appointment is greatly appreciated! E.g. ...
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I live in the Netherlands. How can my 14-year-old daughter and her grandfather visit me from India?

I live in the Netherlands with a Residence Permit as a highly-skilled migrant. My daughter lives with her father and grandparents in India. She is a minor and 14 years old. Can I apply for a sponsored ...
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How can I travel from Toronto to Mumbai without needing a Transit Visa at layover and having an expired Canadian Visa?

What are different options to travel from Toronto to Mumbai without needing a Transit Visa at layover. I am an Indian citizen and my Canadian visa has already expired. Can you please help answering ...
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Problems with applying for a Schengen Business Visa to Iceland

I have 2 questions: I am remotely working from India for a U.S. based company which has no offices/branches in India. I am invited to a company event hosted in Iceland. Question 1: In the list of ...
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Recent graduate planning to attend a conference in Paris: Will my visa application be rejected?

I have received an invitation to attend a conference in Paris for a week. However, I am a recent graduate and I am currently preparing for the GATE exams. I am in a dilemma as to whether my visa ...
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US B1 Visa - dealing with changes in data submitted in DS-160

I'm applying for a US visa from India as an Indian citizen. The current wait time for an interview appointment is around 600 days (over 1.5 years). I'm fine with this as I don't have immediate plans ...
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What Income tax return document do you provide during UK standard visitor visa

What Income tax return documents should I add during UK standard visitor visa application? INDIAN INCOME TAX RETURN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT- ITR 4 or FORM-4 SUGAM - INDIAN INCOME TAX RETURN? Can anyone who ...
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Proving socio-economic and financial ties when applying for a UK visitor visa

I'm planning to invite my parents to the UK and I'm going to sponsor their entire trip. My father is a self-employed business owner and my mother is a housewife, but to show their socio-economic and ...
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No Iceland visa appointments in London

According to the current rules, vaccinated travellers are allowed in Iceland. I am an Indian passport holder with a Tier 2 visa in the UK. I need a Schengen visa to visit Iceland but the VFS website ...
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I want to travel to TRNC from India for my MBA program , do I need transit visa if I don't leave airport in turkey?

I want to travel to TRNC from India. I Have got admission for my MBA program at NEAR EAST UNIVERSITY. I applied for a transit visa for turkey but it was refused. I tried to know the reason but I did ...
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Indian Passport : Last Name missing and merged to Given name

I have an Indian passport valid from (2015 to 2025) and I traveled with this many times in EUROPE before. The problem i am facing now after i move permanently to EUROPE and they given me a Resident ...
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Do I need to replace my passport if a stamp on the front page is slightly water damaged?

Should I go for a re-issue of my passport? The front page of my passport is showing water damage. My name, passport number, and photos are intact. I want to apply for a US visa in February. Should I ...
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What to put for primary occupation in the DS-160 form when uni date has been pushed back?

I was supposed to attend university starting fall 2020 but due to the pandemic my final semester exams were postponed and I had to defer my admission to spring 2021. So, I graduated in September and I'...
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how Indian children can come to Philippines together with their filipino mother?

I am a Filipino and I want to bring my 2 children to the Philippines but they are Indian nationals, I want to ask what is the easiest way for me to bring my babies, I am not planning to bring them and ...
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Current situation for Indian travellers visiting Georgia? (2019/2020)

There have been a lot of reports about Georgian immigration authorities deporting Indian travelers even though all paperwork was in order. In fact, if I'm not wrong, an Indian Embassy even issued an ...
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UK visa application for a person who had overstayed earlier

About 3 years back my parents, both Indian citizens visited my sister, a UK citizen. About a week before they were supposed to return, my father was hospitalised. The Visa was was about to expire in 2 ...
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Normal Passport Application to Tatkal Application

I applied for the renewal of my Indian passport on 11th December. My passport is due to expire in May 2020. I submitted a tatkal application but the passport officer at PSK said that I cannot apply ...
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Travel to Schengen zone with France as point of entry from UK

I am an Indian national living in UK on a work visa (ICT tier 2) with my wife who is also an Indian national on a dependent visa. We want to travel to Schengen zone on a short term tourist visa, ...
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An early transit through US using using J1 and J2 visa during the 30 day grace period bfore the starting of the program

I and my wife have J1 and J2 visas, respectively, and my DS-2019 program starts from the 1st July 2019. Now, I have to travel to Canada on the 25th of June and my flight has a transit through ...
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My wife was given limited stay stamp in USA and came back in time

My wife has a visitor visa for the US (10 year validity) which she got 2 years ago. She gave birth to our son in the US and came back along with the baby. A month ago she went again to the US to visit ...
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UK Standard Vistor Visa Clarifications - Filling form for my wife and two children

I am an Indian citizen applying for a Standard Visit visa (tourism) for my wife and 2 children (aged 15 and 9). I already have a Type-C 2 year visa. Some questions I needed clarity on for the ...
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About my Transit Visa, DATV

I am from India, I got a job offer from the Bahamas and have a Bahamas visa and work permit card. My ticket is Delhi to Bahamas Nassau with a layover in the UK. I am staying in UK only for 4 hours ...
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US visa approved, but passport is stuck at the US consulate?

I appeared for an H1B visa interview at the Mumbai Consulate and was granted a visa. However it’s been over a week and my passport is not available for pickup. I have tried to contact the consulate ...
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Applying for B1/B2 from Bangkok as Indian

I plan to be in Thailand for 2 months. I intend to get my US B1/B2 visa done there while I am there. Is it advisable? If someone has been through this scenario, can you share your experience? What are ...
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USA - B2 Visitor visa for parents with Indian passports

I am filing a DS-160 for my mother. I appreciate insights on how the situation below can be handled. Her passport has my dad's name without surname (ABC) in the last page under "spouse" ...
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Is it worth appealing a France visa refusal?

My France visa was rejected 2 times. I had submitted all relevant documents with strong ties with my home country. I provided a detailed itinerary day by day and all confirmed bookings of flights and ...
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Do Indian citizens need a transit visa for Japan and Thailand?

Two international connections from Canada to India via Tokyo and Bangkok. I am indian citizen and working in canada as i have open work permit of canada. So my question is can i travel to india via ...
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