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What are the practical implications of a name change for international travel and activities abroad?

I am considering a name change, which seems to be a relatively straightforward action, when one remains in the same country: certain documents are replaced with new ones bearing the new name, and ...
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German national visa (Type D), but entry through another Schengen country?

Disclaimer: This might be a duplicate post, but while looking up this question I did not find a response that would put my mind to peace Hi, I am an Indian student studying in Berlin just for fall ...
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Is it legal to study while on a tourist Schengen visa?

If, say, you acquired a 90-day tourist Schengen visa, would it be legal to use it for the purpose of visiting a language course or a university class? Or do you have to apply for a special education ...
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Entering the Schengen area 12 days before my visa expires

I have a Vietnamese passport. I'm planning to visit Vietnam on July 7th and be back in the Czech Republic (in Schengen area) on August 29th. My visa is a multiple-entry, long-term, D type visa (for ...
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Is it recommended I enter the US only in the city where my university is situated?

I'm an Indian student who will be beginning graduate school in the US. Before the start of my program, I want to visit my relatives who live in Atlanta, Georgia. Is it recommended that I enter US in ...
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Can I apply for both UK Tier 4 and visitor visa?

I am applying for a Tier 4 Student visa for my studies in the UK in September, but I'd like to do some traveling before my course starts, so I would like to apply for a visitor's (tourist) visa too. I'...
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Finding a Tibetan language teacher in Danba, Sichuan, China

Last year I learned of a town in Sichuan that has a name that Chinese people tell me sounds like my surname. The town is called "Danba" and is in Sichuan to the west of Chengdu. It turns out to be a ...
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Can my child attend a private school whilst I'm on USA ESTA?

I am British, currently staying in the USA for 6 weeks on an ESTA Visa Waiver. I am living with a local family and whilst here my child (9 years old) has been attending a private (non-state) school ...
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Re-entering Israel after Student Visa expires?

My multiple entry student visa was issued on June 25th, 2012 and expires on June 24th, 2013. I entered Israel on August 26th, 2012. I am planning to leave Israel on June 13th (to Poland) and return ...
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Type D student visa in Spain: valid date and duration of stay

I'm Chinese citizen and I have a Type D student visa valid for Spain. It was originally issued to be valid from Nov. 1, 2014 to Apr. 24, 2015, and the duration of stay is 160 days. Which of these ...
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Short term study visa refusal for a US citizen

I graduated from high school two years ago. I took one short course with a short course visa (June 2016 -> august 2016 ) then a 9-month foundation course with a tier 4 ( September 2016 - April 2017 ) ...
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Entry for tourist with student visa

I wonder if I can enter with student visa like tourist for 4 days. The problems is that I changed the date of my school and the visa does not include the new date but i will look for a house and I ...
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UK student visitor refused, what to do next? [closed]

I am 21, Vietnamese and have been accepted for the 26-week-long General English course in St Giles International, Brighton, UK. I have applied to the UK Visas and Immigration office in Vietnam. I have ...
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Tier 4 visa start date or UK Immigration law?

I'm a US citizen and I've already gotten my Tier 4 visa to study in the UK in my passport, however, it looks like the start date on the visa and the letter to present to the Immigration Officer has ...
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Entry to The US before 30-day grace period for student visa

The F student visa allows me to enter the US up to 30 days before the program starts. For starting to set up things it is of my interest to arrive sooner than that. How hard is it to travel there ...
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UK group or tourist visa application [closed]

My brother was recently selected to attend 1-week academic course in the UK university after he participated in the local tournament for 14-16 years old students. The government and the UK university ...
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Short term study visa - using property sale as proof of funds

I am planning to take a short course (about three months) at the university of Oxford. My father sold a property and he has £7-8000 in his bank account. He has bank statement for three months. If I ...
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Is there a practical point in learning foreign words while travelling?

It is frequently advised for travelers to learn the basic vocabulary in whatever is the local language in the country they're visiting. The reasons usually given are: It can help in situations where ...
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How to correct a passport stamp in the UK?

My daughter is visiting the UK from the US for a semester study-abroad program. Because it is less than 6 months, she doesn't need a Tier 4 visa. She arrived a few weeks before the program started in ...
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Casual study in the USA

I have a New Zealand passport. I am married to a Canadian and will apply for a Canadian Residency shortly. UPDATE: I've since discovered there is at least a one year delay to get a residency in ...
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Moving to Netherlands: would taking train with a lot of luggage possible?

Background: First time in The Netherlands, I am going to study at Delft. My accommodation is located on Schiedam, just around the Schiedam Centrum, so I plan to journey with train from Schiphol ...
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Tourism in the Schengen area either side of a student visa

Does time spent in a Schengen country under a student visa (issued by that country) count towards the 90 days permitted within the Schengen Area? My (Australian) partner will be undertaking some ...
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What constitutes “studying” in the UK for visa purposes?

A comment on this question, points to a document, which specifies that: You cannot study in the UK with General Visitor or Business Visitor permission and you cannot register at LSE if you have ...
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What visa does an Australian need to complete an unpaid internship in New York?

I am struggling to work out the appropriate visa to apply for. My situation is as follows: I am an Australian citizen. I am currently completing my Masters of Social work in Australia as a full-...
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Tourist Visa After Student Visa in Schengen Zone [duplicate]

I am an Australian in Spain on a 8 month student visa. I'm wondering if I can apply for the 90 day tourist visa while I'm here. Another option may be to leave to a non-Schengen zone like UK and return ...
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Schengen 90 days: what's counted?

I'm a Chinese citizen and have a Spain long stay study visa (type D, multi-entry) that's valid for 180 days. The visa expires in April, and I want to know if it is possible to immediately apply for a ...
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Priority visa converted into standard visa [closed]

I have applied for uk student visa through priority service, but after 5 days I got mailed from VFS that We not able to to make decisions on your application within priority visa days, so we will ...
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My uk visa was denied

I am 25 year old and my brother is my sponsor. They refuse me a short term student visa and please I need a help , I want to reply again and I don't know what correction I should do now ... Can ...