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Questions tagged [long-term]

For questions specifically about long trips, say longer than the duration of tourist visas, or six months and up.

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3-4 months stay in UK on visitor visa

I live in the UK and over the last 10 or so years I have had relatives from various countries visit me here for duration of up to a month or so on a standard 6-month visitor visa. I know that (...
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Unable to select requested UK visa duration on the online application form

This is related to the question regarding UK long term standard visitor visa. It was asked here before but the answer pointed to in the comment does not address the question. I want to know where in ...
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Long-term photographic travel insurance [closed]

The problem is simply put: how can I insure my photograpic equipment (3 dslrs, 7 high-end lenses) for months on end away from "home"? I am a UK resident but live on-and-off in Oslo, for more than half ...
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UK Long Term Standard Visa no longer an option?

Apparently we can no longer apply for a long term visitor visa? The .gov site channels you automatically to the 6 month visa. I've tried going through the older Visa4UK site as well, and it doesn't ...
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Withdrawing UK visa application

Has anyone withdrawn the UK visa application(United States)? Typically how many days does it take for passport to return? Apparently UKVI helpdesk is not providing me the expected date.
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Overstaying Schengen residence permit outside of the issuing country [closed]

I have a student residence permit issued in one of the EU/Schengen countries. As fair as I understand, it allows me to stay without visa in any other Schengen country for up to 90 days in 180 day ...
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As a US citizen programmer, what kinds of visas can I get to work abroad remotely for my US employer? [closed]

I am a programmer working for an employer in the US who is willing to let me work remotely from another country. I would like to travel abroad and visit different countries with my wife and kids. ...
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Which consulate will give me the longest Schengen visa?

My husband is UK citizen and I have UK spouse visa. Thanks to my husband's job we would like to take one European trip a month. To that end I would like to know which embassy will issue the longest ...
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would like a 10 year visitors visa for UK [duplicate]

my daughter and grandchildren reside in UK ( all British nationals). I would like a 10 year visa as I visit them twice a year
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tourist/Single-Long visa- stay beyong 90 days

I have tourist/single-long visa, upto what maximum time I can stay in UAE. My visa was issued on 05/04/19.Can I stay beyond 90 days.
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Traveling to France before date of the long sejour visa

I would like to travel to France before the starting date of my long sejour visa. I thought it will be no problem since I can travel to the Schengen only with my passport without asking any permission ...
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Length of visit for 2 year UK tourist visa

I am planning to apply for long term tourist visa for my mom and I wanted to know how long can she stay in UK if granted a 2 or 5 year visa. And if it's 6 months, then can she come back by making an ...
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Applying for Indefinite Leave to Remain on Tier 2 visa requirement - do the 5 years of working need to be continous? [closed]

I understand that you must work for 5 years in the UK to be granted ILR, however if for example, you work for 2 years in the UK on tier 2 and then switch to do tier 4 for 1 year in the UK to study a ...
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Visa processing period for 2 year family visa category

Planning to get my mother on 02 year family visa category to spend some time with my sons who are both born in the UK and british citizens... would like to know how long will it take for the visa to ...
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5-Year Multi Entry UK Visa [duplicate]

We are a South African couple with 5-year multi entry visas expiring in February 2024. For how long do we need to be out of the UK before we can return again? We intend spending the maximum of 6 ...
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90/180-day rule: can I live in France essentially 6 months per year? [closed]

Let’s assume that I have enough money to actually support this... I’m just curious. I am an American citizen, and I really like France. Given the 90/180 day rule for tourist visas in the Schengen ...
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Uk tourist visa - duration of stay

My mother is given a UK tourist visa for 2 years with a duration of stay as 180 days. It is a c type multiple entry visa. Is this 180 days is the total stay she can take or is it duration of stay per ...
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Long term visitor visa (2 years) for company director without previous “performance” [closed]

The director of our company wants to apply for a long term business visa to attend client meetings and negotiations. What are the chances he will be granted a 2 year long-term visitor visa if this is ...
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UK visit visa refusal on retiree [duplicate]

I am studying masters in the UK and living with my 2 children and husband for only since this September, 2018. In my home country we lived with my mom as well and now she lives in our house with my ...
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As a French citizen, how long can I travel through Canada?

I would like to visit Canada for a long time, as it is a large country and I have time. I am a French citizen and I could not find a Canadian authoritative source that states the maximum duration of ...
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Can a Canadian get a US extended travel visa?

Can a retired Canadian citizen get an an extended travel visa to the USA? If so, for how long would it be, a year or two ?
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Can I apply for a 10 year UK visa? [duplicate]

over my latest 2-year UK visa, I traveled 4-5 times to UK. My son is a permanent resident in the UK. Im applying for a new UK visa and only 3 years are left in my passport before it expires. Can I ...
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I need to know what paperwork is required for 'socio-economic situation' for a long-stay visa [closed]

I'm really confused on what to do. I'm a u.s citizen and I'm staying with a friend in france who is paying for my whole stay there. So I'm not sure what documents I would need to provide for the proof ...
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Can I apply for a long term visit visa after being denied entryto UK? Would the odds be in my favour? [duplicate]

I worked in the UK for the last couple of years on a Tier 2 visa but moved to another country recently. I tried to re-enter the country during the curtailment period unaware that the visa was not ...
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Mailing address while out of the country?

I will be going on a 6 month business trip out of the country (I currently live in the US), and will not have a residence while I am away, as my current lease will expire shortly after I leave. ...
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Schengen visa overlap, can I stay or do I have to travel back for 1 day? [duplicate]

Related: How does the Schengen 90/180 rule work? I am in Ukraine I have 70 days left on my shengen visa My 180 day period ends in 40 days I want to travel to Spain for as long as possible If I travel ...
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Long-term UK visit visa

My wife and I completed our post-graduation studies in the UK in 2013 and since then we've visited the UK almost every year to catch up with friends and be in London for a couple of days to relive the ...
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Reapplying for UK visitor visa after inadvertent overstay [closed]

My wife (a senior Indian citizen) and I (a retired air commodore) had a 10-year visitor's visa to the UK. Our son is a high-earning British citizen who sponsored us. My wife travels to the UK and the ...
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Best visa for the UK if buying a holiday home

I am interested in purchasing a holiday home in the UK to use on a part-time basis. I love the theatre and the British countryside and also the idea of using London as a launching point to spend time ...
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Country to live in for ~2 months when pregnant [closed]

What would be a good country to live in for around 2 months, for a family of 3 (myself, my wife and our 2 yo child), assuming my wife would be pregnant at a time with our second child? Here are ...
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Travel by working? [closed]

Are there still any ways you can travel by working? For instance, do you know of any organizations or industries that would be willing to trade either general labor or a specific skill with the ...
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Long Term Travel - what insurances can / should I get?

I'm a freelancer in the field of software development and I'm planning to travel to different places, but also continue working. I'd expect to stay at a certain place (country) for 1-3 months. Pretty ...
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US Citizen flying to Nicaragua without defined end date or visa

My wife and I are planning on doing some long-term travel in Central/South America, starting in Nicaragua. We will be in Nicaragua for about 4-6 weeks, but want to maintain flexibility on both the ...
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Planning to stay for 3 months in Berlin, Germany. Should I bring a car with me?

I will be spending about 3 months (at least) in Berlin, Germany, primarly to look for some business oportunities or maybe a job. I am aware of the nearly perfect transportation services Berlin offers (...
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Probability of getting long-duration multiple entry Schengen visa

I hold an Indian passport and am working/living in Kuwait (on a residence permit). I have an active multiple-entry Schengen visa (short stay/tourist) that will expire on Sep 1. This was a 1-year visa ...
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Can I get a 1 year UK long term visitor visa? [closed]

My boyfriend and I are US citizens. He will be attending a 13 month long graduate program in the UK. We want to partake in this adventure together. Would I be able to get a long term visitor visa for ...
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Schengen 89 days in each country, 1 EU passport, rest US passports

I am a dual Polish and American citizen, while my wife and kids are only US citizens. We'd like to spend extended time in Europe (say 89 days in Spain, then 89 days in France, then 89 days in Germany,...
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Long term travel without being wealthy - how is it possible?

Some people are practically most of the time traveling, from country to country, for a very long periods and sometimes even years. How could one be able to travel for a long period of time, over ...
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Son in UK, should I apply for long term UK visa?

I have a son in UK and was wondering if I could get a long term UK visa. Searching on the web I hear that long-term visas (2, 5, 10 years) are almost never given and you have to show you have an ...
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What is the difference between a condo and an apartment in Bangkok? [closed]

I've been looking for a place to stay for a longer period in Bangkok and am currently renting through Airbnb. I have a had a look at some property websites and contacted a few property companies. ...
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Plan for long term traveling? [closed]

I am planning a long term (8-12 months) solo travel itinerary in Asia. Also I am planning to spend a significant amount of time in hilly regions. How do I start? What are some important aspects I ...
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Length of stay as tourist in another European country, as Schengen/EU/EEA citizen

I am a Schengen (and EU/EEA) citizen, and I am taking a sabbatical. I would like to travel across Europe and I was wondering how long I can stay in each of the other Schengen/EU/EEA country as a ...
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What is my UK residency status if I go travelling for several months?

I'm an EU national who, for the most part, have lived in the UK since 2009 (2 years of school, 4 years of uni with one year USA exchange, now working full time for the last 15 months). I'm ...
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Booking accommodation for long term (few months)

Airbnb Sublets let you search for long stay accommodation. But it seems that rents are quite high, and not so many options are offered. Is there an online service that is focusing on accommodation ...
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Would I be able to enter USA currently?

Over the last 4-5 years, I've made around 6 visits to the US. Once I stayed for 1 month while subsequent visits lasted for 79-85 days each, with gaps of 1-2 months between, and from September 2013. ...
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Long term Car rental in Europe

There is a question here about Car buying vs. long term rentals as it relates to the US. Recently I've driven through Europe renting a car in Frankfurt for about 21 days from Sixt and I was wondering ...
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Long-ish term trailer rentals?

We're moving out of a flat in Paris next month and moving into another flat elsewhere in France at some indeterminate point between July and September after we travel for a while. Is there a way to ...
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What is the LONGEST Tour operated by travel companies?

I remember 6 years ago, discovering "The Great South American Journey" operated by Gap adventures (now G Adventures), a 5 month trip around the continent (although essentially a bunch of their smaller ...
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Long-term travel with a 3-month-old baby through a country? [closed]

My girlfriend and I are wondering if it is possible/recommended/safe to travel with a 3-month-old baby through a country (New Zealand) for about 3 to 4 months. We are just thinking about it. We haven'...
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Should I buy a return ticket if I'm staying for more than a 6 months? [closed]

I am planning to travel to USA from Europe for a 6 month internship. The problem is that the return tickets for dates above 6 months are too expensive. Almost like buying two one-way trips (EU-US &...