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Is accommodation address required for a Netherlands study visa?

I am applying for a short-stay (2 months) Schengen visa to stay in the Netherlands for the purpose of study (sent by my home institution in Russia as part of my PhD program). When, as advised by the ...
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Can I travel from the USA to Italy with just an Italian residence card?

I am a Russian passport holder, who used to live in Italy but moved to the United States two years ago with my husband. I want to go see my family who still live in Italy. My Russian passport is ...
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Traveling to US territories with valid H1B status but no visa/stamp in passport

After a few years on F-1 status (first, as a PhD student, then on my OPT and STEM OPT), I finally acquired an H1B status through my job a few days ago via change of status (without leaving the country)...
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My wife applied for a schengen visa through Russia and was rejected on basis of falsifying documents

My wife paid a travel agency to help her get a schengen visa. She was surprisingly rejected considering we have been to dozens of trips to Europe together. The rejection letter was alarming and we don'...
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Can a Russian citizen return to Russia with an expired Russian passport, without getting into trouble?

I'm sure I've read over the years about some western countries, definitely USA and perhaps some countries in Europe, or perhaps Australia, that it's your always your right as a citizen to come back to ...
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Transit UK-visa for a Russian with EEA residense permit [duplicate]

Does a Russian citizen with a permanent residence permit in EEA-country need a transit UK visa? A citizen changes flight in Stansted airport, stays there for just 5 hours, same day. He travels to the ...
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No birth certificate to exit Russia

My mother and I have different surnames so immigration officers often ask for a birth certificate. Today I applied for my Internal Passport Of Russia. To apply, I had to hand in my birth certificate. ...
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Germany Schengen visa with AirBnB booking

We (Russian citizens) are planning to go to Munich in late June. We would like to book our accommodation on AirBnB, but it is not very clear whether it will be accepted by the German embassy when we ...
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What passport to enter for flight with dual citizenship? [duplicate]

I hold both a British and Russian dual citizenship, holding two passports. I am soon going on a flight to Russia and am not sure what passport to enter in the Advanced Passenger Information section. ...
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Is visiting Russia's MID required after passport renewal at embassy?

does every russian citizen living in US who renews his/her international russian passport for 10 years (get a Biometric one) at the Russian Embassy in the US, get a paper saying to show up at the ...
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As a US green card holder & Russian citizen, Do I need to fill out an exit day in the immigration card upon arrival in Russia? [closed]

I'm a Russian citizen with a US Green card planning to visit Russia, will stay at my parents home. Upon arrival in Russia everyone has to fill out an immigration card. The question is: do I need to ...
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Landing in Australia without a Visa

In the same narrative as this question, a private ketch sailing the South Pacific will make landfall in Australia about midday on Tuesday (13 Sept 2016). As they were preparing their documents, the ...
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Can one obtain a visa for a third country in their home country if they do not currently live in the home country?

Suppose a Russian citizen who studies (hence lives) in the US [on an F-1 visa] wants to get a Schengen visa to visit the Netherlands. If they happen to be in Russia during a break, can they apply for ...
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Obtaining an Australian visa by a Russian citizen while in the US in F1 status

I'm a Russian citizen living in the US in F1 status. My F1 visa expires in December 2019. First of all, is it possible to apply for an Australian visa with my status? I haven't found any explicit ...
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Russian citizen visiting the US [duplicate]

How much money does a Russian citizen have to have to visit the US as a Tourist, and does the visitor have to have a certain amount of cash even if that person can stay at a friends house during the ...
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Can the dates of my ticket exceed the period I can stay visa free?

I'm allowed to stay in Taiwan visa free for up to 14 days. Is it okay if my ticket will be one with arrival say on May 1 and departure on May 30, but I will go to Hong Kong for a week in between (...
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Russian National with permanent Italian Residence card going to Curacao

Would my Italian Residence card be sufficient for travelling to Curacao without Visa ?
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What do I need to have for 12 hours stopover with a small trip to Kiev city? [closed]

I'm planning to buy tickets with a 12-hour stop in Boryspil International Airport, Ukraine during which I want to visit Kiev. I have Russian foreigner passport and Finnish working permit. Do I need ...
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Flying from Punta Cana to Cologne via Manchester, will I need a transit visa?

Being a citizen of Russia I am going to fly from Punta Cana to Cologne, Germany with an airside transit in Manchester Airport. I have a Schengen visa, travel only with my hand luggage and there is two ...
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Visiting Thailand as US permanent resident

My wife is a green card holder (Russian citizenship) and we are planning to travel to Thailand this summer. Our flight will have multiple connections at the following airports, with less than a day ...
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Russian citizen 96hr visa-free transit in Singapore

I’ve read so many answers and questions on this forum regarding this issue but never read anything about how often one can use this 96hr visa free stay in Singapore? I am a female Russian citizen, 22 ...
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Russian mom traveling from US to Russian Federation with little kid [closed]

Good day, I´m Russian and I live in Ecuador, South America. I´ll be traveling from US to Russian Federation with my Ecuadorian 3 years old kid, but without my husband, please What documents I need to ...
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Do we need transit visa through China? [duplicate]

We are going to fly this May to Russia From Canada, Russian citizens. We have 2 stops in China, Beijing and Harbin, on the way ther spend 14 hours in China, on way back 26 hours. From Harbin to ...
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Will a British consulate abroad assist a person who has indefinite leave to remain in the UK?

My mother in law has indefinite leave to remain in the UK can she ask for help at a British consulate abroad?
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Wander around airport connecting flight Schiphol

I am flying on a flight from London - Schiphol (AMS) soon and then outbound to Moscow. My layover time is around 3 hours. In this time I would like to wander around the airport, look at the shops ...
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How do Russians surely increase chances to get tourist Visas to America? [closed]

Russians say that it's hard trying to vacation to America. Is it true one's chances of entry via tourist visa is poorly affected by the following: is a young single woman who has recently finished ...
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Is military service in Russia required with dual citizenship? [closed]

I have British and Russian citizenship and passport. When I go to Russia on my Russian passport there I am no longer British but Russian and likewise in Britain. Under Russian law, you are required ...
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Does the Ukraine travel ban for Russian men apply to (non-Ukrainian) dual nationals?

I am considering going to Ukraine sometime in the future. I am a dual national, Russian and French; male, aged about 30. European Union citizens are currently allowed to enter Ukraine visa-free (for ...
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Non-EU visiting UK together with EU spouse and UK marriage certificate

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Residence_card_of_a_family_member_of_a_Union_citizen Implementation in the United Kingdom As of 6th April 2015, the non-EU family members of an EU national who ...
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Oman Visa for Russian Women

My wife is Russian and carries a different family name in her Russian passport than mine. I carry a USA passport. she is under the age of 30 and we are planning on traveling to Oman together. What is ...
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Re-entering the UK have short-term student child unaccompanied visa

Can I re-enter the UK having this type of Visa (valid until January 1, 2019) for a 12-day tour?
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Has American Samoa in fact banned citizens of Russia from entry?

There is a report that a controversial Russian photographer has been denied American Samoa visa, because " the American Samoa Immigration Office has a travel ban in effect that now includes travelers ...
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Friend from Russia wants to visit Canada

If a friend wants to visit Canada from Russia, would it increase the likelihood that my friend’s visitor visa application (by invitation) would be approved, if my friend first got a Schengen visa?
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Volunteering work

I am a Russian woman traveling to America. I am a figure skating coach. My boyfriend is a coach in America. I am planning on traveling on a tourist visa and teach students while I’m there BUT have the ...
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How can a Russian citizen prove they have enough funds to cover a trip without having money in their bank account?

When applying for a US B1/B2 visa from Russia and you can fulfill most of the required documents but can only do partially one of the requirements i.e... The passport as one, the airfare for the third ...
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Can I apply for a US visa renewal with no interview while in the US?

Note: I don't think this is a duplicate of the similar existing questions; read the question till the end before marking it as a duplicate. According to USTravelDocs, one can renew their US visa with ...
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Maximum length of stay in Singapore without a visa for Russian citizens?

I'm a Russian citizen living in Australia. I would love to visit Singapore, but I have to travel to another city in Australia to apply for a visa to Singapore. I had read about the 96-hour visa free ...
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What is a legalized copy?

I am from Russia, since September I move to Luxembourg to study. At the moment I am preparing documents for obtaining permission for stay in Luxembourg. In official lists of documents I see the ...
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How to obtain a multiple-entry Schengen visa from the USA for a Russian citizen?

A Russian citizen, permanent resident of the US, lives in the US and travels to Russia 3-4 times a year for about a week or two. Since most convenient flights for her habe an intermediate stop in ...
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Russian citizen and Green card holder

I am Russian citizen and green card holder living in the USA. I am planning to visit Russia for the first time. Do I provide a green card when leaving the US, or I have to show my Russian travel ...
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I am going to Crimea from Russia. Will I be able to visit Ukraine later?

I am a citizen of Russia. I am planning to visit Crimea in summer 2018 to attend an educational camp. Apparently, I'm in the clear from the point of view of Russian authorities. I'm not sure if ...
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Necessity of National identity card number in UK visa application

I am Russian citizen and have a national passport number, should I add this number to national identity card point in UK visa application? I am applying for UK Short-term study visa.
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EEA family permit to UK (spouse EEA nation)

I'm Russian, have a permanent residency in Sweden. My wife is Swedish. We're going together to the UK. Wonder if can I get a free of charge UK visa? When we visited Norway from UK, they issued for ...
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How can a US citizen sponsor a Russian citizen for a UK visa?

I want to sponsor my Russian girlfriend to the U.K. this November for a family wedding. I am a U.S. citizen. What paperwork do I have to show on my part?
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Are original documents for the short-term study visa are also not required anymore?

I got back from UK visa center in Moscow after applying for a Standard Visitor visa. They did not accept any of my originals documents, only copies. They scanned my copies and gave them back to me. I ...
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Proving ties to your home country when applying for a Schengen visa as a non-employed visa national?

A friend from Russia (Moscow) is planning to visit me in late August. She is about to apply for a visa but she's worried that they will deny her application because she doesn't have anything to prove ...
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What is the easiest way for my Russian girlfriend to get an EU (Schengen) tourist visa?

I'm a dual Brazilian and US citizen and traveling to Portugal soon to start the process of acquiring Portuguese citizenship (via grandparents). My girlfriend is Russian, and we are soon to get ...
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I have a valid US greencard, is transit visa necessary [duplicate]

I am a Russian citizen with a valiid green card, and I am flying from Miami To Saint Petersburg Russia with 2 layovers in Shengen countries. A 6 hour in London, and 2 hours in Finland. Will I require ...
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My girlfriend was a refused a visa to visit me in the UK. What now?

I have read lots of stories about visa refusal and I'm no exception as I have just had my applicant denied too. After reading refusal it is very common for the applicant to be refused because of a ...
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Being a permanent resident in the Czech Republic, Russian nationality. Do I need a visa to travel to the UK for 1 week (business trip)?

I am Russian, but live for past 15 years in the Czech Republic with a permanent residency card. I have a permanent job in the Czech Republic and now I need to go on a business trip to the UK. Do I ...