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How to apply Schengen visa as a sibling?

I'm planning to travel with my sister for 10-12 days within the Schengen area. I'm from India and intend to visit my office colleagues in Spain for fun and networking, as many of them reside there. ...
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Non-EU citizen travelling to Germany for internship. Do I require a work permit (Bundesagentur fur Arbeit)?

I am a non-EU citizen. I am travelling to Germany for a summer internship, which will last around two months. I am being paid money for local expenses through a fellowship, but I am covering the rest ...
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Can a US-born child stay in India continuously for 180 days with an eVisa?

My child was born in US and we are planning an India trip, and may not return back for at least 6 months. We do not have an OCI card for the child yet. So we're planning to apply for the 1-year ...
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Sweden Schengen visa: Visitor or Tourist

I along with my mother, sister (married) and her son (< 6 years) are planning on going to Sweden and I am not sure which visa type should I apply to Tourist or Visitor. Visa check list source: ...
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Travelling to Iceland via Germany with Germany-issued Schengen visa

My family (wife, son and myself) got Schengen visas issued by Germany with a plan to visit Germany & Italy, for 11 days. Given Iceland's Grindavik area is erupting right now and the formation of a ...
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Can I bring a smart door lock in flight, in hand carry or check-in bag?

Can I bring a smart door lock in flight, in hand carry or check-in bag? Inside it has a battery and weighs about 3 kg.
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Travel to Ireland for Bulgarian D-type visa holder

My friend (an Indian) is studying medicine in Bulgaria. He is on a D-Type prolonged residence visa issued by Bulgaria. Can he travel to Ireland by air for a visit without applying for a visa, or is he ...
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What did I do wrong in my interview for a US tourist visa? What can I do to avoid refusal in the future?

I went to the US embassy in New Delhi with my wife for a B2 visa interview. This is how the interview went: Interviewer: Why are you going to USA? Me: We are going for tourism. ...
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Ramifications of abandoning USA adjustment of status or conditional residency after an unlawful overstay? [migrated]

TLDR: just how screwed is the foreign spouse that overstayed and doesn't want a 10yr US travel ban? Do all paths short of keeping US residency in good standing lead to the ban? Indian citizen on a B-...
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Would 1 hour layover be enough between Frankfurt and Munich if I have a transit visa and my final destination is US?

I have an Indian passport and will be travelling to the US. I have two stops on Germany, first at Frankfurt and then at Munich. Lufthansa suggests that I need a transit visa which I will be getting. ...
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Can an Indian passport holder travel to the UAE from India with 4-month passport validity?

I have an Indian passport with 4 months validity. I have to travel from India to the UAE. I have a short-term visa to the UAE. Can I travel with 4 months validity?
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Non-ECR category for an Indian Passport, without birth certificate, class 10 cert. and No PAN

I am planning to apply for a new passport for my mother-in-law, she is over 50 years and falls under the non-ECR category. She doesn't have a birth certificate, 10th marks card or a PAN card. She only ...
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Uk Visit visa for my parents from India got refused due to no transactions in bank account, despite sufficient funds [duplicate]

We applied for a UK visit visa for my parents and it was refused, stating that "there are no transactions from your account, so how you are fixing your expenditure in your home country is not ...
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Visa category for Netherlands if attending a workshop on Indian passport

I am a research student planning to attend a workshop in the Netherlands and then visit France for 2 days as a tourist. Currently, I live in Australia and have an Indian passport. Which visa category ...
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Do I need a UK transit visa travelling from the Netherlands to India [duplicate]

I am an Indian and have a Netherlands Type-1 residence permit. I am travelling from Amsterdam to New Delhi and will be transiting in LHR. Do I need a transit visa? In the exemptions it says if you ...
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Ireland Visa Waiver program – minimum time in the UK?

I'm an Indian passport holder with a UK Short Stay "C" visa issued in the US. My visa does not have a BIVS endorsement. I understand that I can travel to Ireland without an Ireland visa, as ...
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Abu Dhabi to Bangalore via Kuwait, do I need a transit visa?

Does an Indian passport holder travelling from Abu Dhabi to Bangalore via Kuwait, with a layover in Kuwait of 6 hours, require a transit visa if not intending to go out from the airport?
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Do I need a visa for Malaysia? [duplicate]

I will be travelling to Vietnam from India (Indian citizen). I have a flight that has a 5-hour layover in Kuala Lumpur. I have to change terminals in KUL, and I'm not sure if I need to get a transit ...
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Travel to the USA from India with passport validity of less than 6 months?

Can I travel to the USA from India with a passport validity of less than 6 months? I have an Indian passport with a validity 10 days short of 6 months, traveling with an Air India flight. Will there ...
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Is my Indian passport damaged?

I'm up for a passport expiry and renewal but in my recent travels I had some trouble with the passport in the Indian airport while trying to board a flight to US. The booklet seems to be coming off ...
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Indian national travelling to UK with ricevuta and expired permesso di soggiorno

I am an Indian national and I had a 2-year UK multiple-entry visa, which expired last month. Now I have to travel to the UK in July for an academic ceremony. I will apply for a UK visa again. But my ...
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Are you exempt for Kosovo visa if you have a valid UK multi-entry tourist visa?

I am an Indian passport holder and have a valid UK multi-entry tourist visa. Am I exempt from the need for a Kosovo visa?
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Indian passport holder with less than 6 months before expiry travelling back to India

I want to travel back to India from the US. Direct flight with Air India. But I have less than 6 months before expiry on my passport. My US visa is valid until 2025. I contacted the Air India helpline,...
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What is the minimum requirement to extend Schengen visa without any official reservations?

I secured a French Schengen visa from February to May. I wanted to do a solo trip, but after looking at the prices of travel and living, I decided going with someone else was the best course of action....
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Is 2 hours sufficient at Chicago O'Hare for transit between two international flights for an Indian with JAL airlines

I am travelling from New Delhi to Toronto, Canada with JAL airlines. I will be arriving at terminal 5 of Chicago O'Hare for my connecting flight. From terminal 5 , I will have to go to terminal 3. In ...
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Schengen visa on transit [duplicate]

I'm based in the UK, have a Indian citizenship. I need to travel to Armenia on April 3 and return back to UK on April 6. There are no non-stop flights as far as I can tell - I need to transit via ...
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Is a Kuwait transit visa needed for an Indian passport holder who has a GCC Resident Card?

I'm an Indian passport holder with the KSA work visa for one year. Next month I'm flying from India to Saudi Arabia with a 12 hour of layover at Kuwait Airport. I would like to get out of the airport ...
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My passport's 1st laminated page peeled off slightly, but no data/text was disturbed and it just may be lost glue. Will this stop Bali immigration?

I realized my unused Indian passport has very minor damage on the laminated bio page. The laminated page just peeled off a little. It may be due to glue issue! Will this affect the immigration process ...
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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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Indian - Applying for wife (dependent on me) - Visit visa for UK

I was applying for a UK standard visit visa and was filling up the application form for my wife. She is a housewife with no source of income. After filling the application form, at the end the ...
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Can I transit through Serbia with Romanian TRC?

I am trying to transit through Serbia. I have a Romanian TRC and Indian passport.
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Jeju Island : Visa requirements

I am extremely confused with visa requirements for visiting Jeju island. My plan is to visit South Korea and cover Jeju island as well. I am an Indian citizen and I am not sure if South Korean visa ...
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Validity of the Re-Issue of Damaged Passport

I recently applied for the Re-Issue of Indian passport due to expire within a year. My Application was rejected by stating that Binding is damaged and I should reapply with new application and fees at ...
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Traveling with separate tickets from India through Oman and Turkey to Sweden

I'm an Indian who is working in Sweden. I have an Indian passport and Swedish residence permit. I'm currently in India for vacations and I would like to book my return tickets. I saw this nice deal ...
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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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What counts as a "Reschedule attempt" on the US Visa Scheduling site?

Since the usvisascheduling.com site allows a limited number of appointment reschedules, does anybody know (via personal experience / online source) what counts as a reschedule? A. Does a cancellation +...
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Can I travel to Medellin with just my Schengen visa?

I am an Indian citizen and a Canadian Resident (PR). I just got my Schengen visa which is valid from Jan 30 - May 1. I know Colombia admits Schengen visa holders from research. Questions: Could there ...
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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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Do I require a transit visa? I'm am Indian citizen, travelling from Australia to India

I'm Indian citizen, traveling to India from Australia with Malaysia Airlines for both flights. I have a 13.5-hour layover in Kuala Lumpur. Do I require a transit visa?
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Singapore transit visa for multiple PNR

I am travelling from India to Canada via Singapore. However, I have booked two separate tickets, one from India to Singapore, the other from Singapore to Canada. I did this to save some money on the ...
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Do I need a Japan transit visa?

I am travelling from India to Canada and I have a stopover in Japan, where I will be changing airports. Landing in HND, flying from NRT. I have an Indian passport and I'm a Canadian Permanent Resident....
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Do I need my UK Visitor Visa first if my first place of arrival is UK before applying for Schengen Visa? [duplicate]

So we'll be taking a flight from India to UK and then we'll be taking a train to Paris. But since UK has a rule where you can only apply 3 months prior for Visa, we wanted to apply for Schengen first. ...
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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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Will visa officials compare the travel history in my passport to my employer's confirmation of my employment?

I am an Indian citizen and Canadian PR, wanting to get a Schengen visa from Austria. I worked abroad remotely for 6-7 months (without informing my employer) because my friend had a serious illness and ...
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Do I need a transit visa if I have a layover for only 14 hours in Kuala Lumpur?

I would be travelling to Australia and I have a flight in mind that has a layover of 14 hours in Kuala Lumpur. I am Indian and not sure if I need to get a transit visa. I have no plans of getting out ...
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Can you travel to Turkey on an approved I-797 and expired US stamping? [duplicate]

Called the Turkish consulate and receiving mixed answers - one lady said since I-797 is valid for the next 2 years, I am eligible for eVisa, and yet another guy said I need a sticker visa from the ...
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Do I need a multi-entry Schengen visa as an Indian if I’ve a layover in Germany on the way to UK and travelling to France post UK in the same trip?

We'll be first arriving in London with a 1-hour layover in Munich and then taking a train from London to Paris. On return, we have a layover in Zurich and then back to India. The layovers are both 1 ...
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Crossing the US-Canada border by car on a visitor visa

I'm an Indian citizen, and I am planning to travel to Canada from USA by land with my personal car. However my USA driver's license is expired, and the DMV is not allowing me extend my current DL. FYI:...
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Transit through Thailand. Indian passport holder

I am traveling from Vientiane to Bangkok (Lao airlines) and then Bangkok to Kolkata (Indigo). So it's 2 separate PNRs. The layover is 7 hours. Would I need to apply for a transit visa?
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Indian Citizen applying for Australian Visitor Visa from USA

I'm currently working in the US on an L1B visa, and my visa is expiring on November 2019. I'm planning to visit Australia on a Tourist/Visit visa during December to visit my friends. I'm planning to ...

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