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Questions tagged [refugees]

Questions about travel as a refugee or asylum-seeker, as defined under international law.

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Can I travel to Hungary visa-free with a US refugee travel document? [duplicate]

I am a green card holder based on asylum and hold a US refugee travel document. Can I travel to Hungary visa-free for a short stay?
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US Visa requirements if applying in Italy as a refugee

My boyfriend and I want him to travel to the US but he needs a visa. He has a current passport from Sierra Leone but is currently in Italy on refugee status. Is it possible for him to apply for a ...
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Refugee Travel Document visa-free countries [closed]

I am a Syrian national, but I have a Canadian refugee travel (1950 Convention) document. I have a few questions. Am I legally allowed to enter Saudi Arabia with the document albeit with a visa? ...
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Visa-free travel to the US using refugee travel document from Spain?

Can my friend who is a refugee travel document holder from Spain come to the U.S. with/without a visa?
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What countries in the Schengen area accept US travel document (form I-571)

I'm planning a trip to Europe this summer (Italy, Spain and Portugal) and will be using my travel document (Form I-571) that I have based on asylum from Syria. I had a visa appointment at the Spanish ...
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Do I need a Schengen visa for a direct flight to Amsterdam?

I am Eritrean living in Canada with a refugee passport and I'm going to Amsterdam from Calgary (no stops). I don't know if I need a Schengen visa, because when I went to the airport they said I need ...
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Norwegian Refugee travel document

I have a Norwegian travel document and would like to travel to London- England for 4 days. Do I require a visa?
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Visiting Germany with USA Refuge Travel Document [duplicate]

I am a Green Card holder in the United States and do not have any passport from my country of citizenship. I want to visit my family in Germany and according to my research, I have to apply for ...
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I have south Africa refugee passport I am eritrean can I travel to Greek with out visa

I need to visit Greek by south African refugee passport is can be to travel with out visa .or what is the requirement
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Travel to France with refugee travel document [closed]

I intend to travel to France with a South Korean refugee travel document. Can I do this?
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Visa-free countries using US Refugee Travel Document? [closed]

I know there is a lot of topics related to US Refugee Travel Document, but I'm not able to find an exact answer. Which countries accept US Refugee Travel Document without a visa? (thankful for the ...
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I'm have a refugee passport & document from Sweden - what Canadian visa do I need [duplicate]

I would like to travel to Canada for a holiday. I'm holding a refugee passport and other documents from Sweden, and it is permanent. I don't know what type of application I need to apply for?
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Can i travel to Canada from Sweden with refugee documents? [duplicate]

Can I travel to Canada using the permanent refugee documents emitted by Sweden, where my asylum is? It is a refugee travel document issued by the country I have asylum in, and is permanent.
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Netherland refugee passport

I'm a refugee in Netherland from Kenya. I want to travel back to Kenya for an emergency visit. I cannot use my Kenyan passport and I fear using my refugee passport issued by Netherland government ...
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US Refugee Travel Document from JFK to Sri-Lanka

ASAP! I’m writing this now and after 8hrs my flight to Sri-Lanka via Dubai. My situation is: I'm granted asylum recently got RTD and now going to Sri-Lanka via Dubai from New-York. My question is 1)...
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Do I need a visa to travel to South Africa with an Australian convention travel document?

When travelling on an Australian travel document for refugees, do I need a visa to enter South Africa?
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Travel to Brazil and Russia with US asylee travel document

I have Belarus citizenship but don't have a valid Belarus passport. Instead, I have US asylee travel document which indicates my Belarus citizenship. Belarus citizens don't need a visa to go to Brazil ...
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Visit to Poland with UK refugee travel documents

I have a UK refugee travel document according to the Geneva Convention 1951. Can I travel to Poland without visa?
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Travelling to Ireland with an Italian 1951 Convention travel document

I am a holder of the UN 1951 Convention travel document issued by Italy - an EU country. I have been traveling within the Schengen area for many years. In one week I'm going to Ireland. Do I require a ...
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Do i need a visa to travel to Mexico as a green card holder with refugee travel document

Today Alaska airlines won't let me on board, because I don't have a visa on my refugee travel document. My original (non-US) passport is expired. 1 year ago I went to Cancun, Mexico with RTD & GC ...
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Can i travel to holland from greece , i have refugee travel document my residence permit is still pending?

I wnat to travel to holland from greece with out residence permit only with passports of refugees in greece? Please tell me ig any one knows about that.
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Does a 1951 Convention travel document become invalid after 6 months in a foreign country?

My spouse was issued a blue refugee passport (1951 Convention travel document) in an EU country within the Schengen Area, but has legally been resident in the UK for more than 6 months. We know this ...
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Can I travel to the USA with a Canadian refugee travel document?

I am a refugee in Canada and I need to enter the USA. Is that possible with my Candian refugee travel document? Has anyone tried this? And, if not, what do I need to visit the States? It's an urgent ...
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Does a refugee settled in Canada need a visa for France?

I have a permanent resident card of Canada and I do have a refugee travel document, Do i need a visa to travel to France and stay less then 30 days for vacation?
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visit to mother grave [duplicate]

I have lived in Germany since 2011 and I have had refugee status since 2017. My mother died in 2013. I want to visit her grave. How can I do that? I need only 10 days to go back to my country Pakistan....
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Can I get a visa for Germany or The Netherlands if I have a South African refugee travel document?

I'm from Somalia and living in South Africa; I have a refugee travel document issued by South Africa. Can I get a Schengen visa to travel to Germany or The Netherlands with it? Do the German/...
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Visiting Canada with a refugee travel document

If I have refugee travel document issued in Kenya, is it possible for me to travel to Canada without visa? Or being refused to grant me a visa?
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After marrying a German, can a Nigerian asylum seeker move from Italy to Germany? [closed]

I am an Asylum seeker in Italy and I plan to get married to my German fiancée here in Italy soon. Is it possible for us to move to Germany after our marriage with our Marriage Certificate and my ...
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PLAB 2 visit visa refusal with refugee status

I have been refused a UK visit visa to take the PLAB 2 exam for the third time and it's so frustrating. Let me briefly explain my case for better understanding. I'm an Afghan refugee residing in ...
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Schengen visa issued to South African refugee travel document

I'm from the DR Congo and I have a refugee travel document issued by South Africa. Can I get a Schengen visa to travel to Germany with it? Does the German consulate issue visas to such a passport?
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I want to visit my fiancee in Germany

I am an asylum seeker in Italy and I want to visit my fiancee in Germany. I have a Nigerian passport and Identity card (carta di Identita), which lasts up to 11 years. I plan to visit her to ease our ...
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Does a refugee need a visa to visit Mexico? [closed]

I am a refugee, I have a Italian travel document and Permesso Di Soggiorno and Carta Di Identità. I would like to travel to Mexico. Do I need a visa?
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Can I travel to Malta without a visa?

I hold a Canadian travel document, which is issued to refugees and stateless people. I am a refugee in Canada and cannot obtain my national passport l, which is Egyptian. Can I travel to Malta without ...
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Are there new policies regarding entering US with a refugee travel document?

Today, my grandma's application for a travel visa has been rejected. She has a refugee travel document since she's been living in Germany. She's been living there for 30 years. Her sole purpose is to ...
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Could a VWP overstay due to a pending asylum application result in being denied entry to the US?

I understand that if someone previously overstayed a visa waiver (ESTA) by 6 years, that person should be banned for 10 years. Now to be banned, you need to accumulate more then 365 days of overstay. ...
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I have a visit visa for America. If I cross the border and go towards Canada as a refugee, will they allow entry to Canada or not? [closed]

I applied for a visit visa to America and gained it. If I go to the Canadian Border after arriving at America and seek refuge in Canada, will they grant it to me or not??
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Traveling to out of EU with refugee travel document

I live in Poland with refugee status. I know that I am free to travel within Europe with my permit and travel document. What about traveling to South America? I am originally from Turkey, and Turkey ...
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Schengen visa refused to South African resident with refugee travel documents [closed]

I was awarded a South African permanent resident certificate as a refugee under Section 27 of the Refugee Act. I am originally from the Congo. I currently hold a South African green ID book and ...
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Border Control from Copenhagen (Denmark) to Malmo (Sweden)

Has the asylum seeker/refugee situation in Sweden lead to any extra security checks or border checkpoints along this route? I will be travelling from Copenhagen - Malmo and back in around a month so ...
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Travelling visa [closed]

I am a Somalian who was a refugee last 10 years in South Africa. I never get chance to travel. But they gave me (UNlP Travel document wich is UN Lezzer Passport) so my question is: Can I get free ...
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Can I travel to Schengen countries, the US, or Canada with a convention travel document issued by Denmark?

I am a refugee staying in Danmark, and I have a convention passport travel document. Can I travel to Schengen countries, USA or Canada?
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What countries may be entered without visa by the holder of a South Africa refugee travel document? [closed]

What countries in the world may be entered without visa by a refugee carrying a South Africa travel document such as the one illustrated ?
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Visa requirements for the US and Canada with South Africa-issued travel document

I hold a Geneva Convention travel document PR from South Africa. Can I travel with it to Canada or America. I am from south African refugee. I hold a Geneva Convention travel document PR.
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As an asylee, can I use my passport instead of my US re-entry permit?

I am an asylee in the United States. I have a Green Card, and my primary passport which was issued by my country of origin. I am not allowed to go back to my home city and then return to the United ...
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Visa to Germany with Titre De Voyage document

My husband is a refugee in Papua New Guinea and has been issued a refugee travel document, Titre De Voyage by the Papuan government. Are there any countries in the EU where he can enter visa-free/...
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Visiting Schengen countries with travel document and green card (obtained through the refugee status) [closed]

I'm a permanent resident of the USA with a green card obtained as a direct result of refugee status (refugee from Russia). I have a travel document issued by the USA (I-571). I am planning to travel ...
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Visit to Germany with refugee travel documents from Australia?

I want to visit Germany for 2 weeks with my 2 kids and wife. We have an Australian convention travel document, except our little daughter, who has an Australian passport. Do we need a visa to enter ...
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Is an unsuccessful UK asylum seeker allowed to seek asylum in Ireland? [closed]

I am an asylum seeker in the UK. I was refused a few times by the UK Home Office. After I went to court, I was also refused. Then I applied for further submission and was also refused. After that, my ...
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Do I need a visa if I want to visit Australia?

I have a blue German travel document for refugees. I want to visit my uncle next summer. He lives in Sydney.
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Can I enter the US with refugee travel document?

I would like to travel to the US for holidays. I have a refugee passport issued by The Netherlands, and I want to go to the US. I am not a permanent resident of The Netherlands. I have temporary ...