Questions tagged [refugees]

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

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Timatic and Refugee Travel Document

I'm familiar with Timatic, which can be accessed through multiple portals, like this one (from IATA, which compiles Timatic), and this one (from Olympic Airlines). A traveler carrying a Refugee ...
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I have a Canadian refugee travel document; do I need a visa to go to Denmark?

I have a Canadian refugee travel document; do I need a visa to travel to Denmark?
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USA Permanent Resident through Asylum, visiting Colombia

I'd like to visit Colombia for tourism but my situation is not straightforward. I'm a legal Permanent Resident of the USA (Green Card holder). I have US Refugee Travel Document (this is my only '...
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My national passport

I am a US asylee, and I have green card and USA travel document. I want to travel to UAE , and since UAE doesn't accept travel document can I use my national passport?
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Travel from USA to Mexico as a refugee document holder - Can I use my home country passport?

My wife is an asylee. Status was granted. Still waiting on I-485. She has a travel document and we want to visit Mexico for vacation. Mexican consulate will issue entrance visa but my wife is getting ...
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Leaving the USA for 10 yrs when you have asylum

My family and I fled Country X (not important which) as refugees. They went to Morocco (which is not Country X). I came to the USA on a student visa and then applied for asylum. I got my asylum ...
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Can a Burundian with a Rwandan refugee passport visit Kenya?

I'm a Burundian who lives in South Africa and holds a Rwandan refugee passport. Can I use this passport to travel to Kenya? I didn't use it when I came here to South Africa.
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UK visiting visa after refugee claim [closed]

Before 3 months i crossed to canadian border from the US and ask for asylum then after one week i cancel it and went back to my country with removal order from Canada I'm now planning to sit for an ...
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Traveling to USA using the South african refugee travel document

I would like to know, whoever has travelled to the USA using the south african travel document how did they do it? What is the process and how will I go about it ? Please respond . I am afraid of ...
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UK transit visa on arrival for Italian refugee or travel documents holder [duplicate]

I'm gonna travel from Stockholm to Rome via British airways but have long layover in London Heathrow. My question is: Do I need transit visa to go outside airport and just explore city? if I do ...
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US Asylee to Schengen Visa

I’m going to Czech Republic embassy for visa request interview in New York. Now I’m filling Visa application online and don’t know what should I put on question #7 Current nationality. Nationality at ...
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Moving Germany from Belgium [closed]

i am a Pakistani living in Belgium from last 2 year do I have submitted application for asylum in Belgium and now I have won my asylum case and I got refugee status and I have refugee permit validity ...
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Travelling to Spain with a Refugee Travel Document issued by the USA

I have French Schengen Visa and planning to land in Spain stay few days then continue to France where most of my trip will happen. I'm confused whether I can land in Spain. One consulate said I could, ...
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Transit via Hong Kong

I am from Afghanistan and I have a refugee travel document issued in Japan. I have flight from Japan to Germany via Hong Kong, with a 7 hour layover in Hong Kong. Do I need a visa?
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What happens if a person is deported to a country that previously refused asylum? [closed]

What will happen in the following scenario: You seek asylum at a European country Rejected Travel to another country Seek asylum Based on the concept of first country of asylum, you get caught and ...
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How can I find out if I am admissible to the USA?

I am currently a Canadian citizen, I got my citizenship in 2015. In 1998 I entered the US under tourist Visa Program B2 Visa, I was an Algerian citizen at that time. In 2000 I got married to a US ...
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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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Can I travel around Europe with an Australian refugee travel document?

I have an Australian travel document for refugees. Do I need a visa to travel to Germany? From there, will I be able to travel to Sweden by train?
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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 Greece without a visa? [duplicate]

I need to visit Greek with a South African refugee document. Can I travel without a visa?
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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 [closed]

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? [duplicate]

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 with a refugee travel document if my residence permit is still pending? [closed]

I want to travel to Holland from Greece without a Greek residence permit as it is still pending. Can we instead travel with passports of refugees in Greece?
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Does a 1951 Convention travel document become invalid after 6 months in a foreign country? [closed]

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 ...