Questions tagged [proof-of-accommodation]

In order to obtain some visas or visa extensions it may be necessary to show that you have arranged accommodation in the destination country.

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Schengen Visa Application - Family 2 US Passport, 1 Greencard - Hotel Itinerary

We are a family of 3 people. Me and my dad hold a US passport, but my mom doesn't. We will all be traveling in a group. Under Schengen visa, should the hotel be booked under her name? What if it is ...
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Can I Change/Cancel My Hotel Bookings after getting Schengen visa, will that get my visa cancelled?

I made the hotel reservations in Spain and the Netherlands, I received the visa. I recently found a better deal on internet, in that case can I cancel the booking I presented in the Itinerary provided ...
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Can I stay in my girlfriend's council flat during the time I visit her?

I am a US citizen, and I am attempting to visit my UK girlfriend visa-free for ten days. She has invited me to stay at hers and I have enough money to support myself during the vacation. However, I ...
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UK visitor's visa refused for my dad who is retired

Can you provide me some explanation why my father's UK general visa was refused? He is retired, receives pension and he did provide his bank statement, he also provided documents that prove he owns ...
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On the UK visa application, what should the cost of accommodation be for my wife and son?

I am in the UK with an ICT visa (3 years). I am applying for a Standard Visitor visas for 6 months for my wife and son to visit me for 6 weeks. Now, as I already have accommodation, my wife and son ...
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EEA family permit visa application (Accommodation)

I’m an Irish citizen and planning to get my husband join me in UK. I live in my grandmother's house. She will sponsor myself and my husband in her accommodation. She has been asked to provide a cover ...
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Hotel booking for a couple, Schengen visa

I am booking hotels/hostels in Europe through booking.com. Soon I'll apply for Schengen visa. Problem is, all the third party sites like booking, agoda, expedia show only my name as the guest. Shouldn'...
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Proof of Accommodation in England

Hey so I am Australian and am staying with a friend in London when I arrive for a 1 week holiday. Do I need any document for customs proving I have accommodation? Or do they even ask this question? ...
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Proof of accommodation for a Schengen tourist visa (visiting friends)

My friend is in Munich, Germany on a work permit. He will be going to sponsor our stay (residency permit). But our return is from Barcelona, Spain. Will I need to show proof of accommodation (hotel ...
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Is an RV rental vehicle proof of accommodation for Schengen entry?

We are four guys who have a reservation in Germany for an RV (a motor home vehicle). Will our reservation enough at immigration when we arrive, or do we have to reserve hotels? Actually, we plan to ...
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Cancelling hotel and staying with a friend after getting a Singapore visa

I'm an Indian citizen currently resident in the UK (working there), and will be going to Singapore on vacation soon. For my visa application, I submitted a hotel booking. However, it turns out that I ...
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How to convince immigration officers on accommodation while on a travel trip availing couchsurfing? [duplicate]

I'm from India and I was wondering how to get around the situation, when I am going for a travel trip to a country (any country for that matter) abroad, but haven't booked a hotel as I am planning to ...
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On a Chinese visa application, how strict are the hotel detail requirements?

I'm a British citizen applying for a Chinese tourist visa for a trip of 8 days, flying into and out of Beijing from the UK. The application form asks for hotel details for the entire trip, but the ...
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Proof of accommodation when renting a flat unofficially? [closed]

I need a short-stay Schengen visa to The Netherlands for study purposes (2-month internship). The university is not providing me accommodation, and I'm looking for accommodation on several housing ...
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How to use a newly purchased house as a proof of accommodation in the UK if my name is not on the deed yet?

My parents are planning to visit us in the UK and we are in the process of getting all the documentation for the visa application. However I need a bit of advice regarding the accommodation proof that ...
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Russia to The Netherlands. What are the implications of changing from a hostel to a private apartment AFTER getting the visa and crossing the border?

I'm going to The Netherlands either by invitation or using tourist visa, depending on if I get the invitation in time. So in case I'm getting a tourist visa to The Netherlands, am I going to face ...
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Proof of accommodation for Thailand visa on arrival

I am travelling to Thailand with some of my friends next week. I am an Indian national. I have two questions based on the checklist here All our accommodation is booked in the name of one person. My ...
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What to show proof of accommodation for visa if you have an email rent agreement?

I will be traveling to Spain as a collaborator in an research institute. While looking for accommodation, I have found a person willing to rent a room to me for almost 3 months (less than 90 days). I ...
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Do Seychelles' Immigration officers object to unofficial accommodation places?

Do they object to unofficial accommodation places like Airbnb, as opposed to licensed hotels and resorts? I had a friend who had first a booking with a resort for a few days, and an Airbnb booking ...
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Do I need a hotel reservation when entering the Schengen area?

I'll be visiting Copenhagen next month for 10 days. I've already got my visa, but I've got a question about my hotel reservation. A friend has kindly offered me a spare room to stay at (Amager Strand, ...
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Schengen visa proof of accommodation

I need to obtain a Schengen visa for my Europe trip, and am applying at Italian Embassy. In the document check list, they have specified: Confirmed itinerary detailing travel plan along with ...
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Is a rental confirmation for a holiday home a valid proof of accommodation when applying for a Schengen visa?

To obtain as Ukrainian Citizen a Schengen Tourist Visa for visiting Portugal, do I need to book my holiday home through a traveling agency or can I use any offer on holiday rentals from an Internet ...
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For a visa for Japan is CouchSurfing accepted instead of a hotel booking?

I plan to visit Japan for a conference in May for a duration of seven days. Japan visa guidelines say that hotel booking is necessary. I am thinking of CouchSurfing to save some money and meet people. ...
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Applying for a UK visa when family members are traveling different portions of the trip

If parents are old and want to go visit their daughter in the UK from UAE and 2 of their sons will go one by one to take them and other to bring them back as both can't stay for more than 15 days due ...
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Can I use two sponsors when applying for a UK Standard Visitor visa?

Please, can I use two sponsors in applying for a UK Standard Visitor visa?
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Proof of hotel reservation in different name for USA visa B1/B2 application

My wife is presenting in a conference in the USA (she doesn't need a visa to travel under the visa waiver program). I'm accompanying her but I don't qualify for the visa waiver and will need to apply ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa for Indonesian citizen (visa-national)

Edited so that it is in line with forum: I am a British citizen currently living in Bali, Indonesia. I live with my Indonesian boyfriend, where we both work. I plan on going back to the UK for up to ...
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What proof of accommodation is suitable for a UK visa application?

I am applying for a UK visa from Nepal to attend my graduation in UK. I've been invited by the university. I'll be staying for 7 days. I am not sure what kind of proof of accommodation I need to show ...
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Tourist visa and NO hotel booking

Currently I have a tourist visa (multi-entry for 1 year) issued by Spain. I would like to visit friends in Germany for 4 weeks and travel around. I will stay at my friends homes. Question is if I can ...
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Schengen eligibility following a removal and visa cancellation

I have a Schengen multiple entry visa. Last week I travelled to Rome, Italy but I forgot to reserve a hotel. They ask me about a hotel or invitation letter; I didn't have either but I showed him my ...
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Do I have to book accommodation for the entire stay of a long-term visa before applying for it?

I am going to be staying in the Netherlands for three months. The Embassy needs an itinerary for accommodation. I am still looking for a room (in a flat) to stay in so I will have to just provide a ...
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Accommodation cost in UK visa application

If I'm traveling with someone, should the amount of accommodation in the visa application be my half or the full cost? For example, I'm traveling with my dad and he's funding the entire trip; should I ...
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Staying at cousin's home in London, what documentation should I submit with my visa application?

I am planning to stay at my cosuin's place in London, they are not sponsoring my trip we just will be staying with them for period of 10 days. What all documents are required by them apart from ...
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Do l need a room booked before arriving in Vietnam?

I'm soon to arrive Hanoi airport and the arrival form is asking my address in Vietnam, but because I'm arriving early I was actually planning to walk around the old quarter and look for a room. So my ...
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What to show as proof of accommodation when applying for a UK visitor visa?

I am applying for UK Visa and for the accommodation I have confirmed the reservation of a hotel through bookings.com. I also received an email regarding the same, under PAY AT THE HOTEL option. I ...
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Which hotel information should you provide when travelling to the US?

When flying to the US they ask which hotel you are going to stay in. If you plan to stay the first night in one hotel and then move to another for the rest of the time, which hotel details are you ...
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What kind of Chinese visa do I need to visit Chinese friend in China?

I'm an Indian citizen and planning to travel to China to visit my Chinese friend. My friend is currently in the US doing MS and will be going home to China in December for vacation. So I'm going at ...
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Coming to stay in u.s.if you have proof of a place to stay do you still need proof of funds [closed]

If coming to the u.s to stay if they provide proof that they have a place to live and someone who will provide till they are working do they still havr to have proof of funds on them .she is coming ...
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UK Visit Visa hotel arrangement

Its another question related to my previous post: UK Visitor (standard) With Family Situation In online uk visit visa application, under the heading of Travel Information there is a question that ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa refusal due to lack of proof of employment and accommodation. What are my options?

I had recently applied for UK visitor visa with all the supporting documents but my visa was refused on the grounds that I have not submitted the confirmation paper of online booking I made for the ...
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Proof of accommodation for France (travelling from India) [closed]

I am travelling to France this month end. Is a reservation from Booking.com enough as proof of accommodation for a Schengen visa application?
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Do I need to pay in full for hostel reservation to show proof of accommodation for a Schengen visa?

I am applying for a Schengen visa to travel to Germany and one of the requirements is showing proof of accommodation. I booked all my hostels via hostelworld.com, but only paid the non-refundable ...
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For a Schengen visa, what constitutes proof of hotel reservation for group travel?

My friends and I are traveling to Europe, and I'll be going to the German Consulate in San Francisco to obtain my visa. One of the documents required is proof of hotel reservation. Can someone ...
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Schengen Visa - Tourist visa (visiting friends) or Tourist visa (simple)

My friend is a student in Germany who is on a student visa. I want to surprise him on his birthday by turning up at his house on the day. When I apply for a visa, should I apply for a Tourist visa (...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa refusal due to unclear sponsorship - how to reapply?

I applied for a UK general visitor visa, and after a month, I found out that my visa got rejected for these reasons: my host family sent me a invitation letter, but we haven't mentioned how we know ...
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Changing accommodation after interview for a Schengen visa

I will be traveling to Italy (main destination) and France (three days) in July. I have an interview at the Italian consulate for the Schengen visa next week. We plan to stay with friends in France. ...
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How to ensure four months stay in USA when on a visit visa?

I have a 10-year US B-1/B-2 visa and this is my first time to USA. I am planning to take a four-month break in the US. I have a job, but I just finished a crazy three-year project and I just need to ...
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Family visitor visa refused, should I apply for dependent visa? [closed]

My husband got a working visa (TIER 2 (INTRA-COMPANY TRANSFER) VISA TYPE: SHORT-TERM STAFF MIGRANT, UP TO 1 YEAR) upto april. So I applied for a family visitor visa (in September) for six months. I ...
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Does going to Russia on a travel visa require providing the proof of hotel booking at the border?

A Russian-based company issuing tourist visa invitation does not seem to care about me having a hotel booking, nor do they say it will go on a visa. They only ask for a hotel name, and claim that this ...
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For a Spanish visa do I need accommodation booked for the day I am due to fly out at midnight?

I am trying to obtain a Schengen visa from the Spanish Consulate. I have a flight booked for the Friday morning at 12 am and hence didn't book accommodation for the Thursday. Will this be a problem? ...