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Available help for voluntary departure from the UK

I would like to inquire as to what kind of assistance is available for voluntary repatriation to my country, Nigeria? I’ve spent 14 years in the UK, worked-studied and even started a family here. ...
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What can I do to lift a 10 year ban for making a mistake in my UK visa application?

I am a Nigerian citizen. In 2007 I was twice denied a visa to the UK. Recently I was filling out an application for another UK visitor visa and by mistake I answered no to the question whether I had ...
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Do I need a UK visa to transit through the UK although I won't leave the airport?

I bought a British Airways flight ticket from Nigeria to Belgium to transit in Heathrow for 5+ hours with no intention of coming out on the 28th February 2020. But to my surprise I was denied boarding ...
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I wasn't allowed to check in for my flight because I didn't have a Turkish transit visa

I was going to Dubai, with a transit in Istanbul. I was to land in Atatürk International Airport and, on the same day, fly from Sabiha Gökçen Airport. Both flights were on Turkish Airlines. When I ...
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Travel from Nigeria to Bahamas, avoiding transit in US, UK and Canada

How can a Nigeria passport holder with Bahamas visa travel to the Bahamas without transit through US, UK and Canada
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How to apply for UK visit visa after four refusals?

I am a Nigerian, have a brother who is now a British citizen and a sister who just become a resident of UK. I have been refused four times now for UK visas in different situations. I was denied twice ...
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Is it possible to get a US visa if I have no travel history?

I am a Nigerian and I received an invitation from my uncle to visit him. I am applying for a US visitor visa. I have been rejected 3 times when I was single. Now I am married with a child, but have ...
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Limited Stay but difficult to travel

My wife was given a limited stay of 2 weeks on entry into the US after almost being denied entry to US. The problem Is she was due to see a doctor and is almost 33 weeks pregnant which limits her ...
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Will my travel history in Africa and Uzbekistan affect my ability to get a US visa?

I have traveled to several nations namely : Rwanda Togo Benin Rep Cameroon Uzbekistan I have a job at a US firm: my salary is $3000 / month and I work remotely. Is this a good standing to get a ...
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10 year UK ban done. What next?

In 2009, I was banned for deception (I applied as a student/dependent and my sponsor’s tax document was deemed fake). My sponsor claims (still) that the document wasn’t fake and it was obtained from ...
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UK Standard Visitor visa refusal: what went wrong?

My husband was to travel to attend my graduation ceremony in UK after many pleas from me. He is a productively busy businessman with a successful growing company and part time job. The visa ...
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Easiest way to obtain a Taiwan visa for a Nigerian studying in China?

I'm presently in China studying and I plan to visit Taiwan very soon to attend a convention and probably visit some famous places, so I think the "visit visa" is what I need (probably stay about 8 ...
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Do I need a transit visa in JFK en route to St. Kitts and Nevis? [duplicate]

I'm Nigerian, passing through JFK on Delta Air on my way to St. Kitts and Nevis on tourist visa on arrival policy. I want to know if it is possible without a transit visa.
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Visa ban/ British passport application

I have been refused a UK visa because of a fake immigration stamp. The picture attached is the document I was given. However, I am a British citizen by descent but haven't made applications for my ...
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Do I need a Brazil transit visa on my way to Fiji?

I am a Nigerian living in Nigeria. I intend to travel to Fiji Island. I was asked to get a Brazil transit visa. Secondly, do I need to get an invitation letter from someone residing in Fiji to be ...
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Do Nigerian citizens still need a visa to visit Turkey?

One of the guests at my hostel here in Georgia is a young guy from Nigeria and he asked me if he needs a visa to go to Turkey. I did some searching on the Internet and found conflicting answers: The ...
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My date of birth has been corrected in my new passport. Would this cause issues for future visa applications?

There's an error in my date of birth in my passport, which I may finally be able to correct after 6 years. I had tried to correct it when the passport was up for renewal last year, but I met a brick ...
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UK visa refusal for not showing strong family ties in Nigeria

I am Nigerian and I applied for a UK visa, but was refused. I provided all the required documents ranging from bank statements to introduction letter from the company I work with to my tax card to ...
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Can I travel to US with the Italian carta d'identita?

I'm a citizen of Nigeria but am living in Italy as an immigrant. Recently I got the Italian carta d'identita (11 year residence permit). Can I use this to travel to the US? How do I apply and what ...
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Can my spouse sponsor me for a UK visa if I am unemployed?

I am a 28 years old Nigerian, who was schooled in the UK but now lives in Nigeria. I have traveled to the US, Middle east and the UK separately in the past 2 years when I had a job. I have now left my ...
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Can I apply for UK Visa two weeks before travel date

I am a Nigerian doctor in Saudi Arabia, I was just given my passport few days ago. Can I renew my UK visa for 2 years? Even though I plan to travel in 17 days time? Should I state reason for late ...
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Schengen airport transit visa requirement for a Nigerian with an expired F-1 visa

I have an expired F-1 visa and am travelling back to Nigeria from the US to renew it, with a layover at Amsterdam (AMS). The [airline] counter in US says I can't layover in AMS with my expired visa. ...
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German tourist visa refused; do I request remonstration or re-apply?

I have been granted a German visa three times in 3 years. I have just finished my 2=year medical visa and I decided to visit Berlin for the first time. I usually go to Dusseldorf for my surgery. I was ...
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Where does a Nigerian submit a visa application for the Bahamas?

How do you submit your Bahamas visa application from Nigeria? I’m a Nigerian and I have been having issues submitting the application because there is no Bahamian embassy or consulate in Nigeria, and ...
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Consequence of overstaying US visa

I have a US visa valid for 2 years. I thought I could stay that long but, on my arrival at the port of entry, I was told I could only stay in the US until the 1st of June 2017. Today is 8th of July ...
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Do I need a visa for Georgia?

I am a Nigerian, holding a valid schengen visa issued by the French embassy, and a multiple entry visa for the United States. Will I be allowed to enter Tbilisi in Georgia?
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How can I rectify my passport error with the USA embassy?

I'm a Nigerian. I applied for a visiting visa in October 2014 but was denied visa because I had a fake stamp of another country on my passport (not USA). I did it because I was having a problem at my ...
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Clarification on early-disembarkation on with a Schengen visa in alternate country

I'm a Nigerian with a 3 month Schengen visa to Athens, Greece double entry. My flight is Air France route Lagos-France-Greece. Can I be stamped in at France at a port of entry before my connecting ...
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UKVI ECO made a mistake on my visa decision

The UKVI ECO made a mistake while converting my salary to GBP and ended up using the wrong conversion to judge my visa application and I was denied base on that error caused by the ECO who handled my ...
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How can I apply for a visa for Chile in Nigeria?

How can I apply for Chilean visa when there is no Chile embassy in Nigeria? Do I need to travel to Cote D'Ivoire?
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Dual UK citizen who also has a UK Visa

I am a dual citizen of the UK and Nigeria. I have surprisingly been given a UK visa before I was given a UK Passport and the visa is still valid. I now have a UK passport and a valid UK visa. Is this ...
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uk visa but couldn't travel [duplicate]

I am from Nigeria, and I have UK visa to visit for 6 months. I didn't use it to travel because I am pregnant and due for delivery. My doctor says I can't travel. Will I be able to get another visa ...
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UKVI ECO made several mistakes on my visa decision. Update: Decision was overturned and visa was granted [duplicate]

Visa type: Visit (family) Timeline: Biometric: sept 17 Concluded: October 6 Passport ready for pick up: October 15. Outcome: Denied I applied for a month's visit visa to visit my family - (my ...
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Transiting through Narita Airport

I am a Nigerian citizen. I am traveling to Auckland in New Zealand via Tokyo Narita airport. I am arriving at Narita Airport via Etihad airlines on Wednesday 29th July at 4:20 pm and will be departing ...
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Can a Turkish e-Visa allow me entry to Northern Cyprus?

I have been to Turkey in 2017, but presently have a USA visa and a Turkey visa on a Nigerian Passport. Can a Turkish e-visa allow me entry to Northern Cyprus?
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US Visa in Switzerland

I am a Nigerian and have been in Geneva for almost 3 months. My visa will be expiring on the 25th this month and I plan to leave on the 24th. There is a conference that I am planning to attend on the ...
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Proving common law marriage, but common law spouse won't accompany me on the trip

I have submitted my visa application for Canada. Now I've just been going through most of the documents I made available, Business names + affidavits (I used my father's business in this case as I ...
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My sister's passport wasn't stamped when we left the USA - how to rectify?

I am Nigerian. My family went on a trip to USA from Nigeria in 2013 and came back together. Recently, my mother applied for another visa and was refused because, according to them, my sister is still ...
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How soon can I re-apply for a UK visa after getting a refusal? [closed]

I am from Nigeria and I'm doing a one year Internship program with The Marriott hotel in Wisconsin, I applied for the UK visitor visa two weeks ago to visit my fiance who lives and work in the UK, but ...
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How soon can I apply for B1/B2 after completing J1?

I just completed a J1 program in the US and departed a day before my grace period ended. Meanwhile, I would like to attend an annual conference of the organization of which I am a member in the US and ...
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Transit visa at Incheon airport

I am a Nigerian and making a round trip for holiday from Lagos to East Timor, with a transit at Incheon airport, South Korea. Do i need a transit visa?
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Do I need a transit to pass through Cuba to Bahamas?

Is transit visa required for a Nigerian passport holder traveling to Bahamas with Bahamas tourist visa and flying 3 different flights from Nigeria to the final destination Nigeria to Dubai, (...
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Does the cancellation of my wife's US visa at the point of entry affect mine?

Does the cancellation of my wife's US visa at the point of entry (for not telling the embassy she was pregnant) affect mine as the principal applicant, if we travel separately?
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Can I use my German Transit Visa to transit in Netherlands?

I have a Nigerian passport and I will be transiting in Amsterdam for my flight back to Nigeria. Will it be possible to use my valid German transit visa to be able to transit in the Netherlands.
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Is using travel agents in Canada for itinerary mandatory?

Is it mandatory I use an Agent in Canada to schedule an itinerary?
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EEA refusal travelling with my brother who is Finnish national

I have been refused twice applying for EEA family permit, I am a Nigeria national, I was refused based on the points. 1 the ECo states I didn't provide evidence of financial circumstances and ...
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Is it possible to apply for Visa extension of a Nigerian visitor in the UK?

I am UK citizen and I have a girlfriend who is Nigerian visiting me in the UK. Can I apply for visa extension as a partner for her. Not ready to marry
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African Nations travel History not valid for Canada TRV?

How true is this? Is it true that Travel history for African Nations are not valid when Applying for Canada TRV? I have over 6 entry stamps for mainly African Nations, Rwanda, South Africa and ...
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Vacation visa requirements to Jamaica

I am a Nigerian citizen on vacation in the US and would like to visit Jamaica for two weeks do I need a Jamaica visa?
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Traveling with my spouse to the UK

My husband applied for UK Visa and he said that I and our daughter are not traveling with him,but we have changed our mind and I and my 10 months daughter have decided to travel with him. With this ...
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