Questions tagged [repeat-visits]

For questions about repeatedly visiting a given country in a short period of time. E.g. visiting the UK three times in a row on back-to-back tourist visas.

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How Soon Can I Visit the UK From US?

I am a US citizen. In August 2021 I went to England for the first time to visit my now fiancé. I stayed for 5 and a half months before returning to the US. We cannot afford a fiancé/spousal visa, so I ...
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Advice about staying in South Africa

I am a UK Citizen with a South African partner and we have a house in Cape Town. I visit on a Tourist Visa as I have a business in London and children and need to return every three months to work and ...
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Can I use multiple entries visa for multiple visits each year?

I submitted an visa application to visit my Canadian in-laws for 6 months only from Feb to Jul 2022. I just got approved and given a V-1 (Visitor) visa for Canada and it only says it's issued on Nov ...
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Re-entering USA multiple times in a month using a B1/B2 visa [duplicate]

I want to visit USA from Bangladesh using my B1/B2 visa. After exploring the west coast of USA, I want to visit Vancouver in Canada from USA. After the trip to Canada, I want to return to USA and take ...
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Canadian fiancé in the UK

Complex one here (I think) I am from the UK and currently have a outland visa application in the works for Canada. I did go over to Canada in September 2020 to stay there whilst my visa was approved ...
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Reentry to the United States

I am a Chinese National visiting the U.S. on a B2 tourist visa. If I stay in the U.S. for 180 days. How long must I leave the country for until I can return?
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I’m an international student in Canada. I want to see my girlfriend in the US

I am a Pakistani PhD student in Canada who has approximately $40k a year in funding. I have been here for two years and have visited the states for an academic conference on a visa. The same visa is ...
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My girlfriend lives in the UK and I want to be able to come and leave as I please for next 3 years—which visa should I get?

I am a US citizen. Standard visitor visa seems like it's not long enough. I would like to come and go as I please. I would like to add I'm currently in the UK, have been here for 3.5 months. I will be ...
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How do I get a double-entry Schengen visa?

I am going to Germany to attend summer school. I have all the required documents for applying for the visa. But I am also attending an event in Hungary a month after I start summer school. How can I ...
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Can I re-enter Thailand the day my permit expires, and get a new one? [duplicate]

I am from Italy and as such I have a 30bdays exemption visa to enter thailand. This will be valid until the 21st of February. Tomorrow 16th of February I will leave Thailand for Malaysia, but I plan ...
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How many times can one enter Thailand with a tourist visa in these circumstances? [duplicate]

I am a bit confused because I read pretty different informations online. Let's assume this scenario: UK passport holder. Older than 18 years old but younger than 50. Otherwise no criminal records or ...
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Can I visit the UK while my UK marriage settlement visa application is pending?

I am a US Citizen and travel to the UK often (usually 1 week trips) to see my girlfriend (now Spouse) and visit our clients in London. Since getting married, we want to live in the UK (intention is ...
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How soon can you reenter the US on a B-1/B-2 visa

I had visited the USA 4 times last year but only stay 5 days each time. My last visit was in December 2019 when I stayed for 3 days to do some shopping and return to my home country. This year I want ...
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Crossing into the US as an Irish tourist in Mexico

I am Irish currently on a holiday visa in Mexico looking to go to the United States for a few days. Two questions for you guys: Do I need an ESTA if I cross by land and if not what is the process? ...
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Can multiple entry schengen visa have a validity longer than 90 days?

So im planning to invite a friend to visit me. I want him to visit me twice. Once for 15 days in february 2020 and then for 75 days in may/june. Is it possible that he applies for the visit visa once ...
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Malaysian going to India tour for second time with same visa - multiple entry [closed]

I am Malaysian planning to visit India. My visa is valid till 1-1-2020. Earlier I went in January. Can I go a second time before the visa expires?
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Biometric information for a UK visitor visa for the second time

I submitted my biometric information when I applied for (and successfully received) the UK visitor visa. Now, the visa has expired and I would like to apply for it again. Do I need to submit my ...
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Is there any restriction in entering the South American countries multiple times in one year?

As an EU citizen I can travel to Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Argentina without a visa, just by using my passport. Currently I am in Brazil and would like to go to Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay and ...
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Canadian Citizen Traveling to US

I have a quick question. I am a Canadian born citizen travelling (with my Canadian passport) and I have been traveling back and forth from Canada to the US to visit my boyfriend with my longest stay ...
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Possibility of getting a ten year visa [closed]

I am an Indian citizen and was issued a B1 visa, valid for 6 months, in last December from the Dubai US consulate. I travelled to the United States and exited before the i94 expired. The previous ...
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Duration outside the UK [duplicate]

I’ve been going to the Uk frequently, for how long do I have to stay outside the United Kingdom in order for them not to think that I’m a frequent visitor the next time I visit?
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What is the minimum time between UK toursit visas? [duplicate]

I want to stay in the UK for 6 months on a tourist visa. Then I will leave and return for another 6 months. What is the minimum time I must be out of the country before re-entering?
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Multiple entry in a month allowed under ESTA? [duplicate]

I am from Australia and planning to visit Canada and U.S this year. I got my ESTA approval but not sure about coming to U.S. twice in a month. I will be visiting NY from Toronto and then back to ...
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How is the UK visa 180 calculated

Ok so i have a 5 year multi entry UK visa Valid from may 2018 To may 2023 I have one stamp on (the visa page) August 18 2018 And other entry stamps on the opposite page How do i calculate ...
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How soon I can re-enter in US, with b2 visa, if my previous stay was for two weeks?

How soon I can re-enter in USA with B2 Visa, if my previous stay was for two weeks?
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Esta visa- can I obtain 1 if B1/B2 not expired?

My daughter has a B1/B2 visa which expires on 6th Sept 2019. She wants to return to the US in July or August on an Esta visa before the B1/B2 expires. Will she be able to obtain an Esta visa whilst ...
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I was in the USA three times this year. I am now here traveling for 90 days. Do the previous visits count in the 90 days?

I went over to the USA three times this year, for roughly five days at a time. Now I am here for the summer, to travel and enjoy vacation before I go home in September, which will be 87 days. Are the ...
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Coded Landing Help [closed]

I’m a US citizen and have visited the UK 2-3 times a year for the last 6 years to visit my now husband. After a holiday in Europe, I had a layover in London. When landing, I told the IO this, and he ...
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Uk visa for Egyptians

My mother in law took her visit visa for 6 months from October to March 2019. But her husband got a heart attack so we had to apply for another visa for her from January till July 2019. I am going ...
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Can I travel to UK second time with same visa

I went to UK and back previous week. I have a multi entry visa. Can I use this visa to enter UK for a second or third time? Do I have to inform some authority about it beforehand?
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Japan - Over 180 Days in 1 Year As Temporary Visitor [closed]

I am a US citizen with a US passport who enters Japan with 90 day temporary visitor waiver. I usually stay around 85-87 days per 90 day temporary visitor waiver. I have a lot of savings, don't work in ...
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Multiple frequent visits to US from Canada on B2

So I just recently moved to Vancouver for an internship. Previously I lived in Toronto. I am a Canadian PR, in process of getting the passport. Since I moved I have been frequently visiting cousins in ...
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Return to UK as a tourist on multi entry business standard visitor visa

I hold a multi entry 6 month UK business visa (Standard Visitor Visa) and have already returned from the UK after the business trip. The visa is still valid and I would like to return as a tourist. ...
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Can my Serbian girlfriend apply for a UK Standard Visitor visa and stay for the whole 6 months?

I am a UK national and have a girlfriend who was born and lives in Belgrade, Serbia. I have visited her over there for a period of 5 days, but now we see that for her to come to the UK she must ...
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American in Schengen - multiple visits over the year [duplicate]

One calculation question… I’m an American on a Schengen 90/180 day tourist visa. I was in Oslo, Norway from Jan 9 - March 19. My plan is to go back from… May 15 - May 27, 2019. Then again July 1st - ...
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90-days without a visa in South Korea [closed]

I am a frequent visitor to South Korea without a visa as a U.S. citizen. Each time I left Korea without fully staying those full 90 days but am wondering whether there is a limit to this count (one ...
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Compassionate circumstances

We are UK citizens in USA since 29 January travelling on a recently acquired ESTA and 3 month waiver programme on a compassionate visit overseeing the care of my wife's sister who is back home ...
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Enter Canada with 20 days left on Vistor visa

I’m planning to visit Canada but by the time I get there I would have 20 days or less left on my vistor visa would that be an issue? I’m planning to extend it once I get there The CIC website says ...
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Australian Tourist visa rejected

My Fiance had been in Australian on a tourist visa for 3 times now since 2016. He always return to his country before his visa expires. 4th time he applied it was rejected for the reason that they ...
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How many times can American Tourist re-enter UK in same 6 month period?

I'm an American who is going to be visiting the United Kingdom in order to visit friends, do some sightseeing, etc. Since I'm only entering as a tourist, I can stay up to 6 months. My question is: ...
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Length of visit for 2 year UK tourist visa

I am planning to apply for long term tourist visa for my mom and I wanted to know how long can she stay in UK if granted a 2 or 5 year visa. And if it's 6 months, then can she come back by making an ...
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Multiple Entry Visa Cancellation and Applying New Visa [duplicate]

I have a multiple entry Schengen visa that is valid till June 8, 2019 from Dutch Embassy and I have to travel to Italy on June 9, 2019. Do I need to cancel my Schengen visa before applying for new ...
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Do i still need to cancel my existing visa which is expiring before my flight?

I have an existing Schengen visa given by Netherlands and expires on April 27, 2019. I am applying again for a visa going to france, my flight schedule is on April 29-may 6 2019. Do I still need to ...
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Can a Canadian Travel to the USA twice, less than 180 days each time?

I plan to travel to the USA for less than 180 days in 2019. I will return to Canada for Christmas and New Years, then return to the USA for approx 4 months and for sure less than 180 days. Can I do ...
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How does the 180 rule work for UK tourist visas?

This is in regards to the multiple entry visa issued to my parents who are presently visiting UK. To our understanding, my parents are not allowed to remain in UK for more than 180 days and must leave ...
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I spent six months in the UK on a Short Term Student passport stamp. Can I return on a visitor stamp? [duplicate]

I just spent six months in the UK as a student on a passport stamp. Since my parents live in the UK (on a Tier 2 Work visa and a Spouse visa), I would like to return to the UK to see them for a couple ...
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Can i leave the UK once my Tier 5 youth mobility visa runs out then come back to visit?

I'm an Australian who has been living in the UK for just over a year on a tier 5 youth mobility work visa. My plan is to work up until December which is when my visa expires then travel around Europe ...
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query re UK entry for tourist from australia [closed]

In 2018 we entered Uk to visit our daughter (who is on a 5 yr work visa) and grandchildren.Stayed just under 6 months, however we visited Germany shortly before we came home then returned to UK where ...
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ESTA re entry into USA [closed]

We travelled for 90 days between July and Oct 2018. Then Hawaii Dec 2018. Can we come back to the States June to Sep 2019?
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How long do I have to be out of the Philippines to get a new 30 day tourist visa after leaving?

Because return flights are a lot cheaper than two directs - and because I want to go to a few countries in Asia - I'm planning to book a return flight from London to Manila, to stay in Philippines for ...