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Questions tagged [overstaying]

The practice of remaining in a country longer than allowed by one's stay permit (visa or residency card).

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Overstayed visa for 10months and wants to reapply after 10years

I have a problem. I overstayed my uk visit visa for about 9 months and returned voluntarily. However during my exit in JUNE 2008. I did not get any deported stamp on my passport. Prior to my exist I ...
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Overstaying in South Africa

I am a US citizen, South African born. I went in July to spend time with my mom who was sickly. I came back to the States beginning of Aug only to turn back around 2 weeks later as my mom was ...
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Schengen visa granted for 2 months, duration of visit 45 days. Am I overstaying?

I’m already in the Schengen zone as I type this. My entry stamp has the date 26th December 2018 on it and my return flight out of the schengen zone is on the 9th February. My Visa validity is 21st ...
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Overstayed and misinformed the US consulate officer about it, am I banned for lifetime?

I overstayed my J1 visa for almost 4 months in 2008. In 2017, I applied for a visa and I told them an approximate date of my return because I couldn't remember the exact date so basically I gave them ...
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Can 'Undesirable' and 'Overstay' status by SA hamper my immigration and citizenship application of Aus? [closed]

I am in South Africa on a deputation for the last 5 months. I came on a 90 day visa and filed my extension well before the expiry. Unfortunately, I have not my (extended) visa granted yet. My mgmt. is ...
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My boyfriend is from Barbados and went to USA in 2013 on a B-1 visitors visa, he is still there, overstayed

He has been in the USA over 4 years, working. He paid no taxes except some was taken off his cheque for 6 months. He has a ETA for Canada and he is worried when he goes to the airport if he will be ...
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Can I apply for a new Schengen visa after previously overstaying?

I arrived in Italy on a Schengen visa and overstayed in France for three months but no biometric was taken. Is it possible to apply to any other Schengen countries with a new passport? Now I want to ...
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Overstay in Spain on my tourist visa [closed]

I have over stay my nationality is Nigeria I came on December 23 December 2018 and my visa expired on December 29 2018 but my and on 27 of December were given appointment on January 4 and on 4th she ...
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How do we get a health extension for the US visa waiver program?

My Mum has been visiting family in the USA for 90 days from the UK; she has become too sick to return to England. How can we extend for 2 more months?
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I stayed 3 months over my period in schengen. Can I go back within a month with a new passport?

I was in Europe (Schengen) between November 2017 - December 2018. I extended my stay there and had to leave on august 20 however I fell in love and stayed with a woman three months and 2 weeks and ...
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Malaysian Staying in UK after Tier 4 Student Visa Expires [closed]

I'm a Malaysian student who has a Tier 4 student VISA and if my visa expires on June 28, how long could I continue to stay there if I want to tourist to explore the place. Or I need to go back to ...
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Will overstaying a Schengen visa be entered in SIS II? [duplicate]

Long story short, this is my ignorance. I am an Indian national. I had visa duration for 88 days and I entered the Prague airport before midnight on the 88th day but my fight was the next morning (to ...
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I have lied on my tourist visa application [closed]

I am Italian. I lived for 5 years in the US. I met my girlfriend and I overstayed. I left the country 2 years ago. My girlfriend married me in Italy. Before she came to Italy, I tried to get a ...
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Am I banned after 9 month overstay in Sweden? [closed]

I just want know about the penalties for overstay in Sweden. I start traveling to Sweden from 2014 using six months residence permit. I always returned to India before my visa expired. After 3 ...
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What should I do to leave Chile when I've overstayed my visa?

On 15 May, I entered Chile; my visa was for 3 months. On 10 July, I booked a ticket to go to New Zealand. I bought the ticket from LATAM Airlines for $1700 (USD). But they didn’t let me board the ...
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Penalty for accidentally overstaying in Sweden by 1 day? (US citizen)

I stay 90 days in/90 days out of Sweden on a consistent basis to be with my fiance as much as possible while he finishes his studies (only 1 1/2 years left now, thank god!) We have been doing this ...
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Overstayed in UK 10 years ago wants to visit UK under different nationality

I left UK in 2009 after overstaying by few years. I was interrogated at the airport before departing and I believe they entered my info in their system. I was leaving voluntarily and was not deported ...
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Work visa expiring, can I stay as a tourist? [duplicate]

I'm a citizen of Argentina residing in France with a long-stay visa for an internship, valid from September 5th 2018 until January 5th 2019. As an argentinian, I'm allowed to visit Europe as a tourist ...
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Can I pay my overstay in Philippines at the airport then leave thereafter?

I have overstayed in Philippines for roughly 6months because my Australian passport expired while I was here, I was born here but then naturalized in Australia making me no longer a citizen here. I ...
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What happens if a Filipino/Australian overstays in the Philippines?

I have overstayed my 1-year Balikbayan privilege (1 year free visa) because my passport expired while I was in the Philippines. I was born here and have had a previous Philippines passport but have ...
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US entry after multi-year overstay advice

Looking for advice. My sister in law lived in the US for 4 years, overstaying her visa. She worked, paid taxes and rent. She came back to UK a year ago due to family illness and now wants to return. ...
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Applying for USA permanent residency during 10 year ban [closed]

I am an American and my husband overstayed his tourist visa in the U.S. We are married and living out of the country. He has an approved I-130. Can he still receive a green card during his 10 year ban ...
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Overstayed tourist visa in Spain

I would like to ask few details because I have been overstayed my tourist visa in Spain, almost 3 months now, and I would like to go back to my country (Indonesia), What would be the consequences I ...
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I have overstayed my holiday visa in the U.S and want to go home to England; how do I go about doing so?

I have overstayed my holiday visa in the U.S and want to go home to England; how do I go about doing so? Can the British embassy help me get home to the UK?
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How can we re-enter South Africa after an overstay and subsequent refused entry?

My children and I are Swiss expats living in Botswana. Easter holiday, April 2017, we went to Durban and, unfortunately, were only given 7 days but stayed for 10. The immigration officer stamped our ...
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ESTA revoked. Can I enter on another passport?

My boyfriend overstayed his visa in the US without realizing (long story) and he was traveling on his British passport via ESTA. His ESTA was revoked as a result. He has now applied for a visa on his ...
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Overstay of Schengen visa

I studied in Denmark for 6 months with a Danish resident permit. Upon completion of my program, I couldn't renew my permit. Before the expiration date, I then travelled to Poland to start another ...
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Overstayed in UK [duplicate]

I was on a Highly Skilled Migrant Programme (HSMP) visa until 2009 in the UK. However, while renewing/extending the same, the local bank did not provide one year bank statements that were required for ...
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Can overstay Stamp in one country will it affect for entering US country?

I have overstayed stamp in South Africa country... I have US visa so I have to enter US country ... So will it be a problem to enter US country having a overstayed stamp? Please do reply soon
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Can a new visa reset the Schengen 90/180 clock?

I am an Asian research student in the UK. I took part in a European project so that I have to work abroad in Schengen countries. I spent 2 months in the Schengen area, using a tourist visa, from mid-...
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Can I return to Spain after spending 90 days there? [duplicate]

This summer I spent 88 consecutive days in Estepona from June 8th to September 6th. I would like to go back October 31st but I am unsure of the rules. Do I have to be out of the country for 6 months ...
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American coming to Scotland from overstay in Spain

I’ve overstayed in Spain by 9 months but fell in love and now going to Scotland so my girlfriend can get a US visa. How difficult will it be to get into Scotland? Please help
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Overstaying in the US, is it possible to go to Guam and get back to LA?

A friend has been overstaying in the US for 8 months, he has a valid tourist visa. Will he be able to go to Guam and get back to LA? Do you have to go through customs and immigration? Thank you!
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Previous Overstay seeking re-entry [closed]

I previously overstayed as a visitor in the UK for 2 years and 7 months. I returned to my home country voluntarily at my own expense. i stayed out of the UK for 1 year and 11 months. i dont have an ...
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After an earlier US overstay, I was denied entry to the US; can this be reversed?

In 2014, I entered the US in January as a tourist had the I94 valid until July; I overstayed (until December) for 5 months more than I was allowed. I tried to return this week, almost 4 years later, ...
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Overstay penalties in Philippines

I'm a French citizen, I'm already in Philippines for 36 months. Normally I have to leave on September 17, 2018, means today. For personal reasons I'll be probably late, then I have to do my ECC. How ...
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Can I leave Schengen one day after my visa expires? [duplicate]

I have a Schengen visa from 14th to 17th. Due to some circumstances, I had to change the flight from 17th to 18th, so I'm not flying out of Schengen on 18th around noon. Is this legal? If not, what ...
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Does CBP know about extensions? [closed]

I have been on J1 visa for 6 months so the dates on my visa are 01 FEB 2017 to 01 AUG 2017 but I got an extension of 6 months (which makes it to a total of 1 year). Does CBP know about this extension,...
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American with Expired India tourist e visa [duplicate]

I’m an American in India. My passport is current but my Indian tourist e visa has expired. I want to travel on to Nigeria, Ghana and Sierra Leone. How can I resolve this challenge?
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With an overstay tag will l get another European Visa? [closed]

I came into the UK in 2016 on a tier 4 Visa that was due to expire at the end of my course in September 2019. In December 2017 I was withdrawn from my course and reported to the Home office by my ...
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Can I get a 1 day extension from the FRRO in India on a 1 year Indian business visa for a 1-day overstay due to flight time change [duplicate]

I have a 1 year Indian business visa which expires 3rd December. My international departing flight was at 2am on the 4, but has now been changed by 4 hours to 6am on the 4th meaning I will not be able ...
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Am I under a ban after being detained and removed from the UK?

I visited the UK 10 times in my life and never overstayed. On the 11th journey to the UK in 2016, I was arrested because I overstayed 15 days. I was sure that I was not in breach of the UK law ...
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Entering the UK after a 7-year overstay

My husband left the UK voluntarily after overstaying for 7 years. He collected his passport at Heathrow airport before boarding his flight back to the US. Can he return to the UK for a visit, as we ...
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Overstayed visa J1, now coming back for vacations (2 weeks)

I am a French national and I have done 2 consecutive J1 stays (1 year each). The first one was fine, and during the 2nd one I overstayed for about 1 month. Now, 2 years later, I want to go back to ...
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Getting a B2 visa after an overstay almost 25 years ago

I know this question was asked many times, and I read most of the answers, only my quest centers on the time that has passed since my overstay. Briefly, my story is I visited the US as a tourist ...
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Impact of overstaying in Singapore on a UK visit visa for a Vietnamese citizen

I am in the process of helping my Vietnamese girlfriend yo apply for a UK visit visa, to come and visit me in Scotland for 1-2 months (6 months permitted). The aim is to build up a pattern of visits (...
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Previous visa copies for a Schengen visa application

I need to apply for a Schengen visa from Switzerland. In the application, it asks for previous visa copies. I have lost my previous UK BRP card. What should I need to do? Do I need to provide visa ...
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Can I fly from NY to Las Vegas if I’m out of status? [duplicate]

I'm an Italian citizen. I came to the USA on a tourist visa 2 years ago but overstayed. I only have my Italian passport with me. Should I be fine flying within the US with no worries? Is anybody going ...
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Requesting for a new visa

I overstayed my visa in Cairo for about a year and a half. Can I use the same passport to enter other countries (the USA to be specific), hoping I won't be denied?
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Overstayed visa waiver help [closed]

I went to the USA to travel and visit, and I met a girl there. We got serious and went to see an immigration lawyer, who advised me to stay if I was going to get married, it cancels the overstay he ...