Questions tagged [invitation-letters]

Questions regarding letters of invitation usually used in applications for visas.

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What should I put in an invitation letter for getting a visa to Israel?

An acquaintance/friend of mind intends to visit Israel/Palestine (he will stay within territory recognized as Israeli, not go to the west bank etc.), for a few days, mostly on business. As an Israeli ...
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Turkish visa invitation letter

I am thinking of applying for a tourist visa for Turkey. I am a citizen of a country that do not qualify for the Turkish e-visa and I live in Germany (with a blue card residence permit). After filling ...
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Do I need a barcode Invitation letter for China for an L Tourist Visa

I am a citizen of Uzbekistan, and I want to travel to China for a week from Japan. I work in Japan as a software engineer. I checked the required documents (for visa type L, tourist), and it said ...
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Who should write the invitation letter (UK)?

I have a short term study visa to live in the UK for six months. I am letting a house here from a colleague. My girlfriend is coming to visit me, and she is going to stay here. In this scenario: Who ...
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Can a Swedish citizen on government benefits invite a person to stay with them?

I'm a Swedish citizen living in a flat rent is paid by the Swedish Social Security system. I want to invite my friend, an Indian, to visit me. Will it be a problem for Social Security if I invite my ...
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How to get an invitation letter for a Romanian tourist visa? [closed]

Please who can help me in getting an invitation letter for visiting Romania as a tourist by guiding me to a travel agency that can provide me with the letter? I'm Iraqi and live in Iraq.
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I am travelling to Netherlands on an Invitation letter.Should my point of entry and exit be same for Schengen visa?

I am travelling to Netherlands and Germany as a tourist. I have invitation letter from a friend in Netherlands. I am applying for a Schengen visa from Netherlands consulate. Should my point of entry ...
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Is a signature mandatory for a B1 visa invitation letter?

I have been invited to a conference in USA. I am going to apply for a B1 visa. Unfortunately the invitation letter doesn't have a signature on it. Only the email id and the website is there. Would the ...
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Invitation letter for Romanian tourist visa

I am an Indian citizen with US Permanent Residency. I am planning to visit Romania soon just for spending a vacation, however I came to know that Indian citizens need an invitation letter for ...
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Invitation letter for Romanian tourist visa for Indian citizens with valid USA visa

I'm an Indian citizen and I'm interested in travelling to Romania in late August. Romania requires that you submit an invitation letter to apply for a tourist visa (odd!). This letter is usually ...
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is Invitation mandatory for Canada or Russian Federation? [closed]

How compulsory is it to have a visit invitation when applying to a nation like Canada or Russia ? I have wanted to visit either of the two, but I do not have an understanding of how the processes are ...
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Do I need scanned copy or original invitation letter for Russian (Humanitarian) visa?

I am an Indian student born and raised in India. I am currently a research scholar. I have published some research work in Russia, I will be going to Russia for presenting the research paper. In the ...
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Is there a risk to write an invitation letter for a stranger to obtain a Czech (Schengen) visa?

TLDR: Online friend wishes to visit my country in EU and I have no experience with that. Please share your experience and advice. I have an online friend from Armenia who wishes to visit Czech ...
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Visa application for Canada and no Invitation letter [duplicate]

I dont have a family in Canada , i have a job here in Nigeria as I work as a Software Engineer and a Process Architect for one of the biggest banks here. Now i want to go to Canada on temporary ...
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About without surname Indian passport for Russia private invitation and visa

I got a private invitation from Russia, the problem is on my passport given name is Ajit pal singh and I have no surname, but my Russian invitation my name mention on surname coloum is ajitpal and ...
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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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Invitation letter schengen visa

I hold an Indian passport and intend to travel to Europe to meet my German girlfriend and to travel with her a little within Europe. I have heard rumors that the invitation from a girl may result in a ...
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Traveling to non-EU countries during a 1-month stay in an EU country

My family will travel from Peru to Spain. Visa is not required but I will prepare an invitation letter for their travel. While they are here in Spain, we will travel to Turkey for a week (Turkish ...
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Mentioning travel dates in invite letter for UK visa

I am applying for UK business visa and my employer sent me this invite letter. I have two main concerns about this letter: They have written that my trip is tentative. It is mentioned that the ...
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How to get a letter of invitation to travel to Canada? [closed]

I want to visit Canada with my family. I have no relatives or anyone known in Canada. Now how can i have a letter of invitation to visit Canada?
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Does an invitation letter make it harder to get a Japanese visa?

I'm planning to get a Japanese tourist visa. Before applying, is it recommended to get an invitation letter from a citizen of the country? Would they think something like "Oh, he knows someone here, ...
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I want an invitation letter so I can go to Paris [closed]

I am a fashion designer from Nigeria. I really want to travel around the world, but I just don't know how to go about it. I really want to start by going to Disneyland.
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New Zealand boyfriend traveling to Iran with me

In 2 weeks, my Kiwi boyfriend is joining me to travel to Iran and visit my family. He is excited but I am a bit worried as what can go wrong. I know he can get a visa on arrival but a website told us ...
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Invitation by a retired US citizen

Can a friend who is a USA citizen but has retired from work invite a friend living in Africa to visit him? Is it possible the visitor will be given a visa?
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Download Festival UK - What should I present as an invitation letter for a UK Visa from India?

I will be traveling to UK in June 19 for Download Festival in Donnington. I need to start the Visa procedure for it as soon as possible. I read in an article that I will need to present an invitation ...
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Number of invitations at once

Can I invite two different people at once to the UK, two different friends in the same year? I invited a friend already and I want to know if it is possible to invite another while the first one is ...
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How to complete an Italian invitation letter if I'm currently resident abroad?

I am an Italian citizen resident in Switzerland with a holiday home in Italy and my British brother wishes to visit next year with his Thai girlfriend (resident in Thailand). He has asked me to fill ...
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Can I invite a friend to visit me in the UK?

How long I need to live and work in the UK to be able to send an invitation to my friend from Algeria to visit me? Do I need any qualifications to send an invitation? Right now, I have only been in ...
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Accomodation for UK Visit Visa?

I will be visiting my friend in Glasgow come August. I will be staying with her in residence in Glasgow until the 28th after which we will move out and spend a couple of days in Brighton and some ...
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Can a US visa invitation letter be in an email or must it be an original?

I have been accepted to attend a conference in the US, and they will be covering all the costs (transportation, lodging...), but I only received the invitation by email. Do US visa offices accept a ...
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Are Letters of Invitation (LOI) required if visiting Russia with an APEC Business Travel Card?

Spinning off from this more specific question: Russian visa bureaucracy is infamous, and one of the quirkier bits is the requirement to have a letter of invitation (LOI) for virtually all visa types, ...
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Invitation letter for a Schengen visa for Denmark

I plan to visit Denmark for 5 days during holiday season here in the States. I'll require a Schengen visa to enter Denmark. When I was going though the checklist for the visa application, there is one ...
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How to apply for a visa in Denmark for a personal business visit?

I am applying for a visa to Denmark. My reason for visit is to meet private investors who have invested into our company (Private equity firm). How can they write me an invitation letter if it's them ...
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Invitation letter for M visa (China) when the itinerary is not fixed

I'm going to apply for a Chinese M visa (for business purposes) and I will have to give an invitation letter from the business entity I'm going to visit in China. This letter will include my complete ...
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Can I enter Romania with an unused short visit Cypriot Visa?

I wish to travel to Romania, but the embassy says I need an invitation letter from a tour agency or a Romanian friend. However, I don't know any Romanian residents and do not wish to go on a tour. I ...
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Visitor visa invitation letter original or scanned copy?

I'm writing an invitation letter for my friend in Morocco to come and stay with us in England. I was wondering whether anyone knows if the invitation letter needs to be a hand written original sent by ...
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Can a German citizen invite me to the Czech Republic while living abroad?

A German friend of mine lives in Taiwan. He is on a short trip to the Hague right now. We would like to travel together to the Czech Republic for 14 days. I have an Iranian passport but living in ...
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Invitation letter for Filipino Visa

Indian citizens needs an invitation letter to apply for a visa for Philippines. Can this invitation letter be issued by an individual? More so what is the format of such an invitation letter?
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Reference number of invitation before booking a flight to iran

We (2 Germans) are about to visit Iran in February and want to cross the border coming from Armenia. We don't have a reference number yet. This reference number is needed for getting a visa. You can ...
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Invitation letter to Canada sent by email. Will this be a problem?

So my host wants to print out the invitation letter, sign it, scan it again and email it to me. My host will also send me a scan of their citizenship card and bank statements. The visa office does not ...
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Russia - staying at friend's place with tourist visa

I am planning to visit a friend in Saint Petersburg soon. I'm from Germany and already obtained my tourist visa through a visa service. Last time I was in Russia (Moscow), I had to get an invitation ...
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Can someone living in China on a business visa write a letter of invitation for an S2 visa?

My girlfriend (Russian citizen) lives in China under a business visa. I (American citizen) would like to go visit her for a few weeks, and it seems that the S2 visa is the appropriate one for me to ...
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My visa letter was cancelled; is my visa still valid?

I applied for a German visa for a social responsibility project, and was given a multiple entry visa. I worked on the project for 10 days but, because of conditions, I left the project and left ...
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Georgia invitation letter for visa

My friend and I want to go to Georgia as tourists on Pakistani passports. I can enter Georgia without a visa on valid USA visa. However my friend needs a Georgia visa on his passport. He needs a ...
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Poland invitation letter

I'm an Indian.I have a cousin who is a student in Poland. He told me that he will send me an invitation letter so that I can pretty easily get a visit visa to Poland. Can students send invitation ...
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Should I bother with invitation for Canada Visitor visa

So I want to go to Canada in couple of months as a tourist. I'm a Russian citizen, the trip is going to be about 2 weeks long. I plan to visit different cities/places in Ontario and Quebec (probably ...
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Chinese Visa Itinerary / Invitation requirement

I work-travel / digital-nomad. I want to visit Beijing for 2 weeks. Later, I want to return to China. When where and for how long, I do not know exactly. How do I resolve the requirement in quotes? ...
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Extending stay in US by a day with business visa on client invite letter

I got an invite from our client in the US to visit them for a "week" as per invite letter. This is on a business visa. My brother is there in the US and he is around 800 miles from the place where I ...
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For how long is a UK invitation/sponsorship letter valid?

Can I send the invitation/sponsorship letter today, knowing that my friend is going to apply for the visa after two months? Would the invitation letter be still valid, specially the bank statements? ...
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Do I have to supply a bank statement for my Schengen visa application if I have a sponsor?

Is it necessary to submit a bank statement which does not have enough funds,though I'm being supported by a friend in Germany when applying for a schengen visa to Germany from Zimbabwe?