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The process required in some countries of recording a foreigner's presence. Sometimes handled on behalf of guests by their hotel but for example visitors to China who are staying with a friend need to register with the local police station.

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Registration in Russia on a 90 days business visa

I want to ask about registration within seven days in each new city in Russia. I know there are a lot of people asking this question before but I really need more data about this. I would love to ...
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Must non-Burmese citizens staying at hotels in Myanmar register with local authorities? If so, how?

I read on https://qz.com/113211/myanmars-hotels-are-full-but-its-banning-homestays-because-of-unmannered-foreigners/ (mirror): By law, people staying at hotels must register with local authorities. ...
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Russian visa registration

I'm planning on staying 6 days in Moscow, 1 day in Tver, 1 day in Velikiy Novgorod and 6 days in St. Petersburg. Moscow and St. Petersburg accommodation are hostels and the other two are apartments on ...
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Russia visa registration when staying on the move

In Russia, the host must register an alien within a week of their arrival (assuming they stay more than a week). How do independent travellers not staying in hotels at all do? Do they need to ...
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How long does a hotel visa registration last?

I will be staying in moscow for about 3 weeks. Is it possible if I booked a hotel stay for 3 nights for the visa registration and proceed to stay in a cheaper apartment? Will my visa registration last ...
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Migration registration when visiting Russia

tl;dr: Visiting Russia for 8 days, not staying in one town/city for more than 2 days at a time. Do I need to register? If so, when? I’m planning a trip to Russia later this year, and am looking for ...
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How to register with the ALDI talk mobile app?

I just purchased the ALDI Talk and went through all the steps for the registration including the online identification. Then, I download the iOS app and it asks to provide the 06-nummer in the app. I ...
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Do I have to register at the police station if the hotel doesn't do it for me after entering China with a Shenzhen Special Economic Zone Tourism Visa?

I entered China with a 5-day visa ("Shenzhen Special Economic Zone Tourism Visa") when entering Shenzhen by train from Hong Kong. The back of the departure card given by the Chinese immigration while ...
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After entering Mainland China with the transit-without-visa (TWOV) program, does one have to register with the local police station?

After entering Mainland China with the transit-without-visa (TWOV) program, does one have to register with the local police station? I read on https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=...
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Is there any upside in applying earlier than 30 days when registering with the police when visiting Czech Republic as a EU citizen?

https://www.policie.cz/clanek/reporting-of-the-place-of-aliens-residence.aspx states that: An EU citizen is obliged, within 30 days from his/her entry into the Territory, to report the place of his/...
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What's the penalty for avoiding to register with the police when visiting Czech Republic as a EU citizen?

I read: In Czech Republic there is an exception for EU citizens: they must register after within 30 days and there's no penalty for failing to do so. – JonathanReez♦ ↵ Feb 18 '16 at 10:35 What's ...
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Is a Brazilian RNE accepted by airlines or is a visa required?

I am married to a Brazilian citizen and I was recently given an RNE (Registro Nacional de Estrangeiro or National Alien Registration card). Last year, I visited Brazil with a tourist visa and this ...
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How long can I be in Belarus without having to register?

How many days can I stay in Belarus without needing to register? I read that it's 5 work days, but which days don't count as work days? Is it possible to extend the visit without registering if you ...
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Dog registration - Australia - moving around areas [closed]

Apologies if this is not in correct area. I will try to be as clear as possible! I am from the UK so I have little knowledge of this - I have looked up information but cannot seem to find anything ...
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Registering with Federal Migration in Russia

I am planning to visit Saint Petersburg alone for 4 or 5 nights and stay at an AirBNB. Now, I am obtaining my invitation via a travel agency. I am not sure if they can register me once I arrive in ...
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Must a non-resident foreigner always carry their passport with them when in China?

When I am on a short visit to China, I stay with family and have to visit the nearest police station to register my presence. At the police station I provide my passport and write the address I'm ...
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I did not register my Russian visa, what should I do?

I am currently in Saint Petersburg on a tourist visa (I'm French). I arrived on Tuesday and I'm leaving on Wednesday morning, so I will be a total of 7 working days in Russia, including the arrival ...
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Russian visa registration requirement

I will be travelling on a tourism visa to Russia soon. I plan to stay for 12 days. The first week I'll be staying in a friend's house. Can my friend register my visa?
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Do I need to register with the police in Italy if I stay at a friend's place and not a hotel?

I hold an Indian passport and already got my Schengen tourist visa to Italy for visiting a friend. I read online on some websites that registration is needed with the police in Italy within 8 days of ...
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Do the Macedonian police issue visitors a registration card?

In Serbia and Macedonia, you have to register with the police if staying in those countries overnight. I know that in Serbia, you're issued a white registration card that needs to be shown when ...
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Which country in South East Asia will be cheapest to import and register an imported car?

I want to drive a car from Europe to South East Asia, probably a 40-year old Volvo Laplander C304 valued at around 10000 EUR, and then leave the vehicle registered in my name anywhere in South East ...
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When visiting Transnistria, do I have to get myself registered with the local police?

I would like to visit Transnistria this summer. Assuming I'm allowed into Transnistria visa-free, do I have to get myself registered upon arrival? If so, how does the procedure work?
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Why do some countries want to track the location of tourists after arrival?

In many countries (e.g. Czech Republic), the government requires that all tourists are registered with the appropriate authority: either through their accommodation or in person if staying at a friend'...
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How does foreigner registration in Slovenia work?

The FCO advice for Slovenia notes that: All foreign nationals visiting Slovenia must register with the Police within 3 days of arrival or risk paying a fine. If you are staying at a registered ...
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Staying 15 days but moving around, do I need to register my Russian visa?

I am staying in Russia for a period of 15 days, travelling to: - Moscow for 6 days (Arrived by flight - Staying at hostel) - Murmansk for 5 days (Moscow to Murmansk by flight - ...
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Must I register if I am not required to have a visa for entering Russia?

I am an Argentinean citizen who arrived in Russia three weeks ago. At Moscow my passport was stamped and I was given a migratory card: I have read that tourists must register once they enter ...
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Is it possible to visit Russia and never register my visa if I frequently change cities?

This summer I am planning a trip to visit Russia from the United States. I will stay in Moscow for a few days, then move to Saint Petersburg for a few more days, and finally return to Moscow and stay ...
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Can I register a Private visa in Russia though not staying with the person who issued the invitation?

This summer, 2015, I will be travelling to Russia from the United States. A Russian friend invited me but now he will not be able to be in Russia during our trip. We are considering staying at private ...
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Indian visa registration requirements - stay duration or visa duration?

I've just got a new visa for India, which contains the Endorsement: STAY DURING EACH VISIT NOT TO EXCEED 180 DAYS Then, just below that, it says: Registration Required within 14 days of arrival ...
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How to register Russian tourist visa while on the Trans-Mongolian railway?

My partner and I will be starting our Trans-Mongolian adventure in about a week or so, but after reading the visa registration procedures from various resources, we're still a little confused about ...
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What documentation is needed to register in China with local police when staying with a friend?

I am a U.S. citizen who will be traveling with my girlfriend (Russian) to Thailand. Before we go, I will be staying at her apartment (which she rents) in Beijing where I am meeting her for two nights ...
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Does one need to worry about registration when staying in Russia (Moscow) for 6 working days and 2 weekends?

I've seen different sources saying that "one needs to register in Russia within the first 7 working days", and other sources saying that "one needs to register in Russian when staying for 7 working ...
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Which travellers in Mongolia have to register, and how?

When I was applying for my visa to Mongolia a couple of days ago the form mentioned something about registering within three days when staying more than thirty days. But the English was not great and ...
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What are the registration requirements when visiting Russia?

I'm visiting Russia, and I've read that I need to register my visa after arrival. Some hotels do this for you, but I'm staying in a rental apartment. What exactly do I need to do? Where should I go? ...
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How to understand the registration rules in Serbia?

A country like Serbia obligates you to register your stay within 24h. Now how to understand that if you move constantly and do not stay in a place where they do it for you. Do you have to register ...
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How to register while wild camping in the Balkans?

Many countries in the Balkans have the regulation that you must register your stay with the authorities after, let's say, 24 hours of crossing the border into that country. Registration is easy when ...
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Do I really have to register with the police when staying with a friend in Croatia?

Situation: I'm a German in the UK. I'll be traveling from London to Zagreb next week and staying at a friends house. The UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office says: Unless staying at a hotel or ...
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When travelling overland in Russia I hear you must register with the police in each new place, but does this cost money?

When travelling overland in Russia (i.e. not on the Trans-Siberian) I hear you must register with the police in each new place, but does this cost money? I know there are some gotchas with ...