Questions tagged [refugees]

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

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I have Canadian refugee travel documents. Can I enter the United States?

Can I enter the US with my Canadian refugee travel documents? Do I need to apply for an ESTA or do I just show it at the port of entry like a regular Canadian citizen? I’ll probably drive in or take ...
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Gay person seeking asylum from Pakistan [migrated]

I am 21 years old, living currently in Lahore, Pakistan, born here with the same nationality. I am gay. Pakistan is an Islamic state, and I fear that I cannot live my life as a gay person, or even as ...
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Can I travel to Mexico with an Italian residence permit and refugee travel document?

I am a Afghani citizen with an Italian residence permit (ASILO) and documento di viaggio per rifugiati (refugee travel document). I would like to travel to Mexico over Christmas. I don't have a visa. ...
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Refugee Passport / Refugee Travel Document from France to London

I am from Mali, and I have a Refugee Travel Document, a TVR as we say in French, otherwise called a "refugee passport." Do I need a visa to go to London?
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Does a Austrian refugee passport holder need a visa to enter Azerbaijan?

Hi am from Pakistan i have a refugee passport can i travel to Azerbaijani with out visa? Can i get visa on arrival? Thanks,
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My government (China) cancelled my passport. I'm in Malaysia, what can I do?

My government (China) cancelled my passport. I'm in Malaysia. What can I do? Reason of the cancellation: I posted a tweet saying EAT MY ASS while tagging a government institution. I mean I don't know ...
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Palestinian travel document from Syria [closed]

My daughter lives in Germany but she still has a Palestinian travel document from Syria. She is travelling to Beirut through transit 3 hours in Sabiha airport in Turkey. Does she need any procedure, ...
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Do I need a visa to travel to Singapore with a US refugee travel document?

Do i need a visa to travel to Singapore with a US refugee travel document? I have a refugee travel document issued by US CIS. I am planning to travel to Singapore and I would like to know if I can ...
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Applying for asylum in an EU country after visiting another EU country [closed]

If I enter an EU country (country "A") for the first time, legally for work/study/tourism, then later want to apply for asylum in country "B", also in the EU, will the Dublin ...
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Entry in Timatic when travelling with a German Blue Pass (convention travel document)

If a passenger has a German blue travel document under Convention of 28 July 1951 and the nationality stated on the document is Somalia, do I have to fill in Somalia or Germany in the nationality ...
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Transit Visa for Ukraine

I am traveling to Yerevan-Armenia from London with my daughter with a Refugee Travel Document issued by the UK. We have a few hours stay in Boryspil airport in Kyiv. Do we need an airport transit visa?...
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Can Pakistani holding Italian resident along with refugee travel document enter Bulgaria without visa

I am Pakistani national holding Italian resident along with refugee travel document . Kindly let me know that I can enter Bulgaria without visa .
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Are there any visa-free countries for a person with Ugandan refugee passport?

I am a Congolese refugee in Uganda and I have a refugee passport (traveling document). I would like to know which countries offer a visa-free entry to Ugandan refugees with a refugee passport (...
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What countries may be entered without visa by the holder of a Ghana refugee travel document?

What countries in the world may be entered without a visa by a refugee carrying a Ghana travel document such as the one illustrated?
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Travelling to Russia with Refugee Travel document issued in USA

I have a refugee travel document issued in the USA and need to travel to Russia. Can I apply for a Russian visa?
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South African Refugee Travel Document [duplicate]

I am trying to apply for visa student for the US, but I will have the South African Refugee Travel Document instead of a regular passport. I am worried that they might not be able to issue a visa for ...
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If I have German travel document for refugees do I need visa to Visit Australia? [duplicate]

If I have German travel document for refugees do I need visa to Visit Australia? And what is the best visa to travel to Australia to attend my daughters wedding?
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I am a Jamaican citizen granted asylum in the United States. May I use my refugee travel documents to visit the Bahamas?

I am a Jamaican citizen granted asylum in the United States I want to find out if I could use my refugee travel documents to visit the Bahamas?
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How can I apply for a Canadian visit visa as a refugee? [closed]

I am a refugee in South Africa with a refugee travel document. I would like to get a Canadian visit visa, what should I do?
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Irish travel document

I hold a "1951 Convention travel document" from Ireland as a person with refugee status. Am I allowed to visit the Netherlands, Spain, France and Italy? Which countries are visa free for me?
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A Convention Travel Document (CTD) or Titre de Voyage [closed]

I have an Australian travel document for refugees. Do I need a visa to travel to London?
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I have a US Refugee Travel Document and am currently studying in the UK for a semester; are there Schengen countries I can travel to without a visa? [duplicate]

I am a US permanent resident and I am currently studying abroad in England with a student short-term visa. I went to apply for a Schengen visa to VFS, but I got told that I would need to go back to ...
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Traveling to Sri Lanka with Refugee Travel Document

I am a refugee and granted a refugee passport by Italy. I am planning to go to Sri Lanka for tourism and obtained ETA from Sri Lanka. I am originally from Pakistan but do not have passport or ID from ...
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Refugee in France, travelling to the USA as a tourist? [duplicate]

I am a refugee in France with a French travel passport. I want to visit the USA as a tourist. I don't know how to start. Should I take an interview appointment at the US embassy in France? Maybe I can ...
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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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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?