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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Can I use my parent's house as accommodation for a Schengen visitor visa?

I would like to apply for a Schengen visitor visa for my girlfriend who lives outside of Europe. For this, I have to prove that I am able to provide accommodation for her. I live in a house owned by ...
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Going to Tunisia as an EU citizen: is a hotel booking required?

I want to fly to Tunisia to visit a friend this January. I am an EU citizen, so I don't need to get visa in advance, but do I need proof of a booked hotel? Can I stay with my friend at their home? Or ...
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I’m a US citizen, visiting my bf of 2.5 years who is British, i need financial support and his parents can do that, how do I prove that they can

I’m a US citizen. My boyfriend is a UK citizen. I am going to visit for 6 months. But they may ask for financial proof I can support myself. But his parents can fund me.
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AirBNB for Ukrainian eVisa or Passport Control

Indian national working in Germany with a permanent resident permit here. I plan to visit Kyiv and I am eligible for eVisa. One of the requirements for a tourist visa is: proof that the applicant’s ...
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Why do some countries require a proof of accommodation in their visa application?

I am applying for a visa to enter a country (Spain). The visa application requires a proof of fully-paid accommodation post-quarantine. I understand the usefulness of a proof of accommodation if: It ...
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Green card holder applying for the UK visitor visa [closed]

I am a full time student in college and I also have a full time job that I have worked for 2 years. I want to visit Jersey The Channel island because my boyfriend lives there. Due to Covid- 19, my ...
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Documents to visit the UK as a tourist [duplicate]

My next plan is to live (travel) in the UK within 6 months. As a Taiwanese national, we don't have to apply for a visa if our stay is within 6 months, however, we need to prepare documents so ...
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letter for hosting a person in germany

I'm a resident in Germany and I live in a WG room (‘flat share’). My girlfriend is applying for a visitor visa to come to Germany. I'll be giving her an informal invitation letter with my required ...
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Mexican Travel to Germany

I have some questions as Mexicans dont need visa for Germany. I plan to make a trip of only two weeks to Germany. Will, they are questioned at the airport/Immigration? such as Where is He/She ...
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Proof of Accommodation: One day trip in France

I am an Indian citizen planning to travel from London to Paris for a day and then return back to London on the same day itself. In this case what do I do to show proof of accomodation for my Schengen ...
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Malaysian enTRI visa approved but changes of hotel

I will be travelling to Kuala Lumpur for three days, my entri visa got approved and I wanted to change the hotel from the one I provided as an accommodation in visa. Will there be any conflict if I ...
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Long term accommodation proof for Schengen visa [closed]

A friend of mine needs to apply for a Schengen visa to France, it is for three months of medical training. The hospital, where he will be doing my training, does not provide accommodation. Since his ...
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Schengen Visa Application - Family 2 US Passport, 1 Greencard - Hotel Itinerary [closed]

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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Booking.com confirmation not enough for France visa

My girlfriend applied for a Schengen visa from France two days ago. Now she got an update asking her to provide a hotel confirmation. However we did provide this (through booking.com). It includes ...
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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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