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The most common type of visa, issued to visitors for the purpose of sightseeing.

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ESTA was not approved but I have a valid visa

I have dual citizenship (Israel, Switzerland). I am 63 years old and I was born in Syria, but I have not been there and I have not been there or in any country for more than 40 years and I have not ...
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UK entry refusal

At the U.K. border in the Paris Eurostar, the border control refused my entry to the U.K. for below reasons. Last nine and half months, too many ins and outs from the U.K. I do not think there is ...
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Philippines visa on arrival with Singapore eVisa

I am a citizen of India. I have a Singapore 35-day multiple-entry visa. Am I eligible to get a visa on arrival in the Philippines, without going to Singapore on this visa? Is it mandatory to go to ...
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Can I go out of the airport during a connecting intra-Schengen flight when I have a single-entry visa?

I have a return flight to India from Madrid, with a two-day layover in Amsterdam. I have got a single-entry visa. So when I leave Madrid, they will do the immigration checks and they might stamp on ...
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UK short-term tourist visa for my husband and me

We are planning to travel to London next month from India. A short 2-week trip to see London and nearby places. I have some queries regarding our tourist visa: As husband and wife, can we show the ...
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How are days of stay calculated for a UK visa?

My arrival in Heathrow is in September 23. So, is September 23 counted as day 1 already?
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Sister seeing off student exchange

I'm leaving for a student exchange to France for three months. My sister will be coming along with me for a week. So I have added her name under the list of Airbnb guest members for her accommodation ...
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Thailand consulate asking for an impossible document

I am currently an exchange student in Hong Kong. Once I finish my studies, I plan to travel a bit around Asia and visit Thailand, Japan, and Malaysia. So far, I've received both the Japanese and the ...
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As a Canadian, do I need to leave the USA for my 6-month tourist visa 182-day window to reset?

Here's how I've stayed in the US: I arrived in Hawaii on August 30, 2017. I left to Canada on December 14, 2017. I stayed 107 days. I arrived back on Nashville on January 18, 2018. I left to Mexico ...
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OFAC declaration for travelling to Cuba from US

I will be travelling from New-York to Cuba as my flight back to Europe is from Havana. I will buy the tourist card from the US airlines I am traveling with but I need to select one option in OFAC form ...
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Renting a house on a tourist visa in the UK

I need to provide proof of address. So the best way is to hire a house or a flat. I have a UK tourist visa. Am I eligible to rent a house while I am in UK, so that I can get a proof of address? I ...
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Is it possible to have two Schengen visas with overlapping dates? [duplicate]

I'm a foreign national working in the USA. I applied for a French tourist visa and was offered a visa from July 30, 2018 to August 30, 2018. Now, due to some schedule changes at work, I have to change ...
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Documents to prove self-employment for Bulgarian visa application [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen, and I have been employed as a freelance journalist for the last two weeks. I plan on travelling to Bulgaria next spring for the purpose of tourism. I was wondering if any one ...
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Valid visa with change in address

I have a valid visa in my old passport. However, there's a slight change in my new address. The locality remains the same but the lane is different. Everything else remains the same. Do I need to ...
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Schengen visa reservation of return flight from another country than accommodation

I am going for travel from Barcelona (which is my main destination) and will continue to Amsterdam. Instead of booking my return flight from Amsterdam, the travel agency booked my return flight from ...
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Can I travel from France to Croatia with a single-entry Schengen visa?

If I'm in France, and have a single-entry Schengen visa, is it possible to go to Croatia and Montenegro? I traveled between France, Austria, Italy without any problem. Is that so with other countries?...
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France Schengen visa website online application problem

I fill-up the online visa application in France website and click the submit button. The thing is, the available VFS appointment schedule does not fit my time frame so I will apply instead to Italian ...
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US Tourist Visa denied to obtain Fiancé visa but can't get any

I visited the US this year March - June on Visa Waiver, total 88 days. During this period, I met someone who is now my girlfriend and we totally fell in love with each other. I returned back to Europe ...
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How to get BIVS endorsement on an Irish visa? [duplicate]

I am planning a trip to Ireland to meet my friend (who is pursuing her master's there) and also travel to the UK with her. I want to apply for an Irish short-stay visa, which will be valid for travel ...
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Albanian boyfriend living in Italy denied a tourist visa to the US. How should he reapply?

My boyfriend and I did not research this as much as we could have and he was just denied a tourist visa on his first try. I am a US citizen and currently a student. My boyfriend is an Albanian ...
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Applying B1/B2 visa for tourism?

This Christmas I'm planning to visit the Las Vegas. Can I apply for a B1/B2 visa with traveling purpose (without business purpose)? I've already completed a DS-160 application form and chose B1/B2 ...
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Question about Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa for the UK

I am applying for the tier 5 youth mobility visa to the UK as a Canadian. I am currently filling out the online application and as I am filling out the travel history to (Canada, USA, Schengen) for ...
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How can my girlfriend maximise her chances of getting into the UK on a tourist visa?

I am a British citizen, currently living in Japan on a working visa. My girlfriend is a Japanese national, but has only lived in Japan for the past year (before that she lived in the Philippines). We'...
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Do Indian citizens living in USA and having a Green Card need a visa to visit Australia and New Zealand as a tourist?

Do Indian citizens living in the USA and having a Green Card for more than 10 years need a visa to visit Australia and New Zealand as a tourist for about 10 days in each country?
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Turkish visa invitation letter

I am thinking of applying for a tourist visa for Turkey. I am a citizen of a country that do not qualify for the Turkish e-visa and I live in Germany (with a blue card residence permit). After filling ...
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Bank statement or bank guarantees for UK visa [duplicate]

Is that document, that fine for visa application ? Or they need statements?
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Forgot to sign my checklist but checked all the boxes for the UK visa application

I forgot to sign my name on the checklist, but Idid the electronic signature at the fingerprint center. I realized it the next day so I re-printed the checklist and signed it, then sent it to the ...
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Clarification on visa requirements when travelling to Russia for people from specific countries

In the Russian Visa Information webpage there are a list of countries that can travel to Russia without a visa. For example: Brazil (up to 90 days in 180 days period except work, study and ...
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How can I improve my UK visitor visa application after one time refusal? [duplicate]

I have recently been refused a general visitor visa to the UK to travel there for 15 days and am planning to reapply soon, if possible. By the way, I am from Vietnam. In my application I stated that: ...
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no exit stamp from düsseldorf Germany airport [duplicate]

I had a long-term student Schengen visa, type D, from Malta from 11/11/16. Also I applied for an ID Card in Malta; as you know, students must apply For ID cards to extend their residence. So I had 3 ...
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Which visa and which country to apply for?

I am planning to travel to France on 2nd August and I'll leave for Spain on 6th August. I am planning to fly back from Spain on 9th August. I am going to Spain for a business trip, for France however ...
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Required visa for work-at-home (abroad) person visiting his/her employer in US

I'm working here in Philippines for a company in US and they me pay directly. Prior to this work, I got a multiple entry B-1/B-2 visa for US. I would like to go to the US this year so that I can have ...
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Parents' Canada tourist visa

My country of origin is India. I want my parents to pay me a visit in Canada. I am a permanent resident here. Problem: My father is a self-employed businessman and so I'm not sure about the ...
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Getting a UK visitor visa for my girlfriend

As the title states, I'm looking to get a visitor visa for my girlfriend for our trip in August. I know it's late, but the trip wasn't planned very well. Regardless, I'm planning on paying for the ...
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UK no border stamp. How do I check if my visa information passed to immigration service? [duplicate]

I got a UK visa last month and visited London for a week. It was my first visit to the United Kingdom. I checked-in online when I was leaving the country and entered my visa number as an additional ...
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Single-entry visa from the Italian embassy

I applied for a Schengen visa via the Italian consulate and got a single-entry type C ”stati Schengen” Visa as I am traveling to Florence on holiday. However I would like to visit my friends during ...
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B1/B2 Visa Error

I accidentally put B1/B2 as my visa option even if I'm just going to the US for a graduation ceremony. I thought B2 was just for medical purpose. I already booked an interview. What should I do?
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Is it possible to travel to the UK with a Luxembourg stay permit (family reunion)? [duplicate]

Is it possible to travel to the UK with a Luxembourg stay permit (family reunion)?
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Leaving the Schengen area and coming back

I'm currently on a student visa. I've been here for about 10 months. I'm trying to travel around after my visa expires on a visitor's visa. I've been reading that I can leave to the UK and come back ...
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Staying in the EU past my 90-day work agreement

I'm a non-EU citizen with a 90-day work agreement for Germany as a sort of student program. After these 90 days, I want to stay for no more than a week to go on a vacation with my girlfriend. But the ...
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Schengen visa expiry

Is it ok if my visa expires on the day I leave the Schengen area? That is, my visa expires 28 August and my flight out of the area is on that day.
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Indian citizen with valid Indian passport and valid USA H1-b wants to take European nations tour [closed]

I'm an Indian citizen, with a valid Indian passport and valid USA H1-b wants to take European nations tour. Please, some-one suggest me what are the ways I have? It's just a 10-day tour I'm trying to ...
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Can I apply for a tourist Schengen visa but then cancel the hotel bookings and stay at my friend's place?

He lives in Utrecht, Netherlands and the Netherlands would be my port of entry and exit, as well as the country I spend the most time in. My friend would have to go through so much hassle for giving ...
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What are the restrictions on repeat visits to Israel when no tourist visa is required?

Suppose you have a passport of a state from which you can visit Israel as a tourist without first obtaining a visa. AFAIK your tourist visit may last up to 3 months. Now suppose you leave Israel (...
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Visa requirements for a 2-week holiday to Canada

I am a Turkish citizen married to a British citizen living in the UK. I have an indefinite leave to remain residency permit. What documents do I need for a 2-week holiday to Canada?
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Waiting for UK tier 2 visa decision while on visitor visa in UK (applied for in Berlin)

I cannot find this answer anywhere and it seems like it would be a common question: I am applying for a Tier 2 UK visa while on a visitor visa in Berlin. I then want to travel to the UK on a visitor ...
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Cancelling hotel bookings after getting a Chinese visa

I am an EU citizen. I want to visit China with my Chinese girlfriend and stay a few days in a hotel and a few days at her place. In order to avoid getting a letter of invitation for a visa, I need to ...
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Does a refugee need a visa to visit Mexico? [closed]

I am a refugee, I have a Italian travel document and Permesso Di Soggiorno and Carta Di Identità. I would like to travel to Mexico. Do I need a visa?
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Time to get Canada Visit visa

I filled an application for Canada visit visa on June 10th. Given that im in the US now and on a B1 visa, i read on the internet that it takes no more than a week to get Canada visit visa if applying ...
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Tourist visa policies in Dubai

I'm residing in Dubai and my tourist visa will expire by June 24, 2018. Is there any grace period in Dubai, even after the expiry?