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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About a re-entry ban [on hold]

I have been to the United Kingdom on a student visa when I went back to Nigeria after my studies. However, I returned on a visit visa which I was granted. but I overstayed the visa due to certain ...
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American overstayer in UK going home. Questions about transiting through Schengen Area on the way back

I'm an American citizen and I've overstayed my visa in the UK (non-Schengen Area). I want to go home but I have some questions about traveling back. I've looked at flights and, while I've found some ...
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How seriously should I take a CBP interview where I was told I have a red flag and could only stay for 30 days?

I’m 20 year old girl traveling on a ESTA for the second time over a longer period. The first time I used it for a longer 2 months period in June. Then I went home for one month and now I am back. The ...
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Is there a Schengen area database that can see past travel in the Schengen area?

My 18 year old American niece has been traveling all through the Schengen area for the past 65 days. She is coming home to the states this week (departing from Vienna) to get a brand new US passport. ...
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Reentering US after overstaying the visa as a Minor

I have found stories related to mine but I have a very different situation. My family and I moved to United states in 2004, when I was 9 years old. We overstayed our visas and after 2 years of ...
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Spain schengen overstay

My friend is from Chile and overstayed their Schengen visa in Spain by a few months. I've read that the consequences of overstay can vary quite a bit across EU countries. Is there any information out ...
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US Student Overstayed 3 Days On a Tier 4 Visa [closed]

In April 2017, I overstayed by 3 days on an expired Tier 4 student visa. A long story short, I was a victim of a serious crime while in the UK and was granted further time by my university to complete ...
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1 day Schengen overstay FRA

I'm traveling to France from South Africa on the 19th of August, I'll only be in the Schengen area on the 20th of August, and depart the Schengen area on the 20th of September. My visa states that ...
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Coded Landing Help [closed]

I’m a US citizen and have visited the UK 2-3 times a year for the last 6 years to visit my now husband. After a holiday in Europe, I had a layover in London. When landing, I told the IO this, and he ...
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Travel ban if overstay

I am Malaysian and I have been overstaying in UK from June 2007 until April 2010. Leaving UK by own expense, if I wanted to visit again next year (2020), is it a travel ban for me?
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Overstayed 18 years in the US

I overstayed for 18 years in the US. I had an H1B that expired in 2004 that abled me to get an SSN. The expiration of my H1B wasn't my fault but because of technical reasons. I continued working for ...
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American citizen overstayed visa in the UK and wants to return home. Some questions

I'm an American citizen and I've overstayed my visa in the UK for years now. I want to book my flight back to the US ASAP on my own dime but I have a some questions about traveling home. A lot of ...
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Schengen visa - Duration of stay Extension - Approach

I applied for Schengen visa thru Germany embassy for travel from 10th August to 24th August, staying maximum days in Germany (5). I got my visa for duration of stay as 15 days (same as itinerary). ...
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What are the penalties for overstaying in USA?

I have an Indian friend that overstayed in America for 10 months. Initially, he has a visa for work in USA for 3 months and it expired in the meantime and now is staying there without a valid visa. ...
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Overstayed Visa, currently in my home country; can I go back to the U.S. as an exchange student?

I am currently a 20-year-old college student who is living in her home country after living in the United States for 14 years. My parents and I overstayed our work visa for about 4 years, but I left ...
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My mom's return ticket is 3 days after I-94 expires

My mom currently holds a valid B-2 Visa, which expires 06/25/2019. I bought her a ticket and she entered on June 3rd and her return flight is on the 28th. I read that she could enter the US any day ...
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If I overstay in Thailand for just 1 day and pay the 500 Baht fine, do I still get some “Overstay” stamp on my passport?

I am currently in Thailand on an extended tourist visa for (which is usually 90 days). When my visa duration ends I should exit Thailand to issue a student visa and then come back to Thailand. My ...
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Will an overstay in India as a child affect future travel?

One of my friend had to move to India during the civil war to India and overstayed there. He left his home country when he was 10 and came back after his degree. I am sure he did not intentionally ...
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How do I get past a 3-year ban from overstay with VWP? [duplicate]

I have an overstay with a VWP of 333 days, I had to leave the US in January 2018 but stayed until December 2018 to take care of an American citizen who has no family. I have a 3 year ban. So I had to ...
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Uk visit Visa to meet sister,previously overstayed as a student in france

I stayed legally in France for 6.5 years as a student. I then overstayed my french student Visa for 6 months in 2013. I left france voluntarily. The french immigration only asked me why didn't I apply ...
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Visiting my mother in the US; she has overstayed her visa

My mother and I went to the United States last year. But after a month, I went home to my country in the Philippines and my mother overstayed her visa, because she was diagnosed with cancer and she ...
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American Airlines Delay Responsibility for overstaying 1 day VWP [duplicate]

Will American Airlines take responsibility for overstaying 1 day of VWP due to a delay in a connecting flight?
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Overystayed visa as a minor, can I now get an F1 to study? [closed]

I was taken to the US when I was 11, in 1999 with a parent. We stayed illegally until u decided to move back to my home country voluntarily in 2005 when I was 17, I was becoming an adult and realizing ...
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My son is 17 yrs old and he's going with the football team to Australia can he come back to US? [closed]

Can my son return to US from Australia if he was a overstayer in US? He came here when he was 8 yrs old waivers and its expired already and he still here and I'm in here too but I'm going back to ...
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Will I need to tell about my overstaying for 2 days in Schengen when applying for uk visa

Last year I unintentionally overstayed by two days because I didn't see validity is different from duration. At Frankfurt airport I got to know when I was about to exit and had to pay 110eur. Will it ...
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Overstaying tourist visa Chile awaiting temp visa [duplicate]

My sister went to Chile in Sept'18, she was there for two weeks, left for Costa Rica, returned for two weeks, left for Ecuador then came back to Chile and has been there since. I understand the ...
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Overstayed in Schengen area, came back without issues and have to enter again

I am an Asian research student in UK. I took part in a European project so that I have to attend some short courses and do experiment in Schengen countries for a short period. I spent 2 months in ...
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Schengen visa extension due to flight cancellation [duplicate]

I have a Schengen visa valid for 30 days with 14 days stay. This was as per itinerary planned by me. In my return trip I will be traveling from Frankfurt to Bangalore via Paris. Suddenly my ...
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Uk overstay I apply visa

I came to uk on study visa in 2010 . But my college got blacklisted in 2011 . My college name was Halifax college harrow. Then I applied for new visa . But my agent did fraud with me . He was taken my ...
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How will overstaying my Finnish visa affect future travel/visas?

I used to study in Finland 10 years ago on a Finnish student visa. As my visa was expiring and I prepared to travel to my home country, I didn't ask for permission to stay longer. So I left Finland 15 ...
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What if my flight is delayed/cancelled leaving South Africa on my 90th day? [duplicate]

Planning a trip to South Africa but leaving on day 90. I know that I don't need a visa when traveling 90 days or less, but what would happen if my flight is delayed or cancelled on that 90th day?
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Over stayer in South Africa?

I overstayed by one day in South Africa two years ago. I am going back there on holiday this October 2019 using my New Zealand passport,and of course getting a visa in NZ before going. Can I be ...
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Schengen overstay 1 day

I have a Schengen visa for Hungary from 24-28 March, but have air tickets that depart on 29th of March at 6 pm. Will I be allowed or is there any problem if I overstayed 1 day?
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Indian Overstayed in US with B1/B2 visa

In case an Indian passport holder has overstayed in the US on B1/B2 visa, by over 6 months, and wants to come on his own back to India, will there be any problems or checks at Dulles airport during ...
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How to obtain waiver [closed]

How to obtain a waiver for overstay in USA for more than 6 months after H1 visa expiry. Right now we are out of the USA but want to visit as our daughter wants to visit her nation. We left in August ...
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Passport blacklisted [duplicate]

I am a Afghanistan citizen. Back in 2016, I went to India with a study visa and overstayed for some months. It was my fault but exact I don't know . So i applied in 2018 for a visa, at kabul , and ...
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Several questions about my overstayed visa [closed]

I overstayed my visa for a few years but I'm currently 17. Would it affect a minor differently? If I return back home to apply for a new visa, would I automatically be turned down due to my previous ...
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Applied UK visa within 28 days of expiry of previous visa in 2014, will it be overstay

I am applying for an Australian dependent visa in 2019, and I have a doubt whether I have overstayed in the UK in 2014, I applied for entrepreneur visa within 28 days of grace period, but the same was ...
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Am I overstaying my Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I have heard there's a 90 days in every 180 days rule about staying in the Schengen zone, but there are also rumours about resetting the time, so I thought of asking here what's the case exactly. I ...
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Canadian overstay in USA [closed]

I wonder if someone can help me with this rather complicated situation. My son is 17 and is deemed a minor. He has spent probably 9 months of the last year training as an athlete in the USA with the ...
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In which way is a D-visa in a Schengen country not taken into account for the 90/180 days rule?

Here is the situation. I'm Belgian but this is about my American boyfriend. He entered Schengen on July 16, 2018 - flew into Amsterdam airport where his passport got stamped, then took a train to ...
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Applying for UK Visa after overstaying [closed]

So I was a student in the UK, all the way from foundation year to post grad. Lived in the UK for 6 years in total, never had an issue, never got in trouble. However after I finished my post grad I ...
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US citizen overstayed for 11 months in Philippines

My boyfriend overstayed here for 11 months. I was just asking if he can go back here again after paying fines?
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overstayed schengen visa [duplicate]

Citizens of my country don't need a schengen zone visa to enter. however we're allowed to stay 90 days on a 180 period. i travelled for three month and didn't count properly and stayed 91 days. when I ...
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Overstayed in South Africa [duplicate]

My best friend with kids overstayed for almost 3 years in South Africa, and want to go back home now. What she must to do to pass a SA border in airport? Must she pay fine in advance or they all ...
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UK Visa Overstayed what next? [duplicate]

I overstayed on a UK Visa (a couple of years) for personal reasons, then I've decided to leave voluntary, without telling them I'm leaving , I bought the ticket and left in 2018, I did check in, none ...
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Overstayed my visa, left few months after my 18th birthday. Can I go back to visit?

So, I lived in the United States from when I was 5 until I was 18. My family and I overstayed our visa for about 4 years. I graduated high school in 2017 and moved back to my home country 3 months ...
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USA Visa After Overstaying 10+ years ago [closed]

My bf was seeing a girl in America 12-13 years ago and went over to Arizona to see her in 2007. He was having a pretty rough time then as his mum had just died and he wasn’t particularly close to his ...
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Canadian Citizens overstay in United States

Someone who is visiting Florida and goes over the “6 month” deadline. What happens if they were to re-enter Canada? How much trouble is to be had if they were found out?
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Overstayed visa for 10months and wants to reapply after 10years

I have a problem. I overstayed my UK visitor visa for about 9 months and returned voluntarily in June 2008. I was 16, and no paperwork or administrative proceedings occurred. I did not get any ...