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

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Sweden Schengen visa: Visitor or Tourist

I along with my mother, sister (married) and her son (< 6 years) are planning on going to Sweden and I am not sure which visa type should I apply to Tourist or Visitor. Visa check list source: ...
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Japan tourist visa: Surname spelt differently on my income tax return

I'm an Indian national planning to apply for a Japan tourist visa. However, the surname on my income tax return (Dutta) is different from the surname on my passport and all other documents (Dutt). ...
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Australia Tourist Visa 600 "Evidence of Tourism" when visiting family member

I am applying Tourist Visa for Australia subclass 600, and on their attachment section they require me to attach "Evidence of Tourism in Australia". I am an Indonesian passport holder. I'm ...
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Can I ask for the 30 - 60 day extension for Thailand now that I am home?

I didn't know I could extend my visa time in Thailand an extra 30 to 60 days. Can I do so now to use later or how hard is it to get the Thailand one-year visa?
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Can one apply for a UK Visit Visa and France Schengen visa together / in parallel?

I am from India (with no UK or Schengen visa), visiting London and Paris. Entering London first, staying there for 2 weeks. From London, taking the Eurostar to Paris, staying there for a week and then ...
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Can I apply again after getting an Australia tourist visa refusal?

Can I apply again after getting an Australia tourist visa refusal? The reason for refusal is: I have considered the support provided by their parents in India and inviter in Australia. While letters ...
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Schengen visa application for non-consecutive trips

I'm planning to make 2 trips (for tourism) to the Schengen area. Trips are not consecutive. For example, I want to go to country 'A' in March for a week then leave the Schengen area. In June, I want ...
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What to answer for "Regular additional income you get in a year" and "how much money in savings (GBP)" for UK tourist visa?

I am planning to visit the UK as part of a tour group. My UK visa was rejected due to an incorrect amount written for "Total amount of additional income you get in a year". I'm planning on ...
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Does acquiring a multiple-entry Schengen visa guarantee that a future visa will also be multiple-entry for a stable traveler?

As indicated in various answers on this site (example), a multiple-entry Schengen visa is usually issued (if requested) to travelers after several successful visits (e.g., 3 visits within the last 2 ...
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Does attaching a booking confirmation for a future trip as well improve the chances of obtaining a multiple-entry Schengen visa?

When applying for a Schengen visa, one needs to provide a booking confirmation for their trip to the Schengen area. Does attaching a second booking confirmation of a trip 3 or 6 months down the line ...
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UK Visitor visa: Can parents depart country of origin a day before the validity date?

My mum and dad applied for a UK standard visitor visa (tourism) and received the approval today. They have been given a multiple-entry visa for 6 months. Their entry clearance vignette shows a ...
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Tourist visa vs Visit visa in Romania

I am from Egypt. I traveled to Romania once via a visit visa to my girlfriend, the visa required an invitation approved by the IGI. I would like to travel again but this time, via a tourist visa (as ...
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USA - B2 Visitor visa for parents with Indian passports

I am filing a DS-160 for my mother. I appreciate insights on how the situation below can be handled. Her passport has my dad's name without surname (ABC) in the last page under "spouse" ...
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Visa requirements for Kuala Lumpur / Singapore

I'm planning a two-week trip to Kuala Lumpur and Singapore and have a visa query. I'd appreciate insights on whether I should apply for a single-entry or multiple-entry visa for Kuala Lumpur. My ...
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Would it be fine if I applied for a business Schengen visa for a conference but spent most of my time for tourism?

So currently my company is planning to have a conference in the Czech Republic and as a person who needs to have a Schengen visa, I would need to apply for it at the Czech Republic Embassy. ...
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Canadian / Croatian travelling to India [duplicate]

I am meant to be travelling to India in December for a wedding. The Indian government is currently not issuing tourist visas to Canadians. I am a dual passport holder and will be travelling to / from ...
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Husband has dual citizenship Canada & UK. We reside in the UK. Will India let him in?

My husband has both U.K. and Canadian passports. We have a holiday booked to Goa in January. We reside in the UK. We're looking at the visa application: he has to declare his Canadian passport. ...
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Missed Canada Biometric Submission Deadline

My biometric collection expiry was set for 18th November. Unfortunately, between 18th October and 30th October, I was unable to secure a leave of absence from my office due to extensive travel ...
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What does "admit until date" on I-94 mean?

What does "admit until date" mean? Does that mean I have to leave by that day or I get in trouble?
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Travelling as a tourist after applying for a business visa

I have a business visa for Germany but my business trip got cancelled. Can I travel as a tourist using the same business visa for the same dates to Germany? If yes, do I have to show the same ...
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Complicated situation regarding monthly salary DS-160

Context: Wife is an Indian citizen, currently working as a salaried employee in India. She has her USA tourist visa appointment next month. She is currently working at a 30% pay cut (since 8 months) ...
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In between jobs at the time of US tourist visa interview

My wife is going to apply for US B1/B2 (Tourist) visa next month. On the day of her visa appointment (22 Nov 2023), she will be unemployed (in-between jobs) as the last day for her current employment ...
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Does applying for an Australia tourist visa from Ireland require a valid IRP stamp until the date of return?

I'm an Indonesian passport holder, working in Ireland under critical skill Stamp 1. I'm planning a trip to Australia from 15 December to around 14 January. The problem is I'm currently trying to get ...
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Extending Brazilian's citizen stay in Austria while they are in Austria [duplicate]

A friend of mine from Brazil, currently in Austria (turist visit), wants to extend his stay in the country. He spent 80 of 90 days in Austria and found out today that they cannot apply for the visa ...
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UK Tourist Visa from India - Self-employed and savings

My spouse and I are applying for a UK tourist visa from India. We intend to visit London during December for 10 days. We have a company and we both are partners in the company, from which we get ...
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Multiple-entry Schengen type C with “Transito” remark

I am a seafarer and I want to go for a holiday in Europe. Can I use a 2-year multiple-entry type C Schengen visa with “transito” remarks for tourism? Or do I have to apply for a tourist Schengen visa? ...
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Tourist Schengen visa using for attending Conference

I have a multiple entry c type valid tourist visa from Switzerland. My visa has a remark tourism in it. I have used it for tourism purpose already. During my 1 travel for personal tourism purpose, I ...
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I live in Morocco and I work remotely for a Canadian company. Can I have a Schengen tourist visa to France?

I want to visit my friend who lives in France on my next holiday. Since I work remotely for a Canadian company (with an independent contract), I would like to know, if I apply to a Schengen visa, is ...
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Procedure of leaving South Korea after overstaying your visa

What is the procedure of leaving South Korea after overstaying my visa? Specifically, what happens when i visit the Korea Immigration Service Center (KIS) after almost 6 months in the country? Almost ...
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B1/B2 visa granted without annotations

What does it mean when my approved B1/B2 US visa has no annotations indicated even though I told in the interview that I will be taking my exam in Guam?
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Indian tourist visa extension for USA citizen (8 month old baby)

My baby is a USA citizen, travelled to India on tourist visa(valid till 2023).We wanted to extend his stay in India for more than 180 days. Does anyone has extend the tourist visa online? when we try ...
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Is speaking the country's language fluently regarded favorably when applying for a Schengen visa?

Let’s assume that Mike is a citizen and resident of a non-EU country, for example, Egypt. He has learned and practiced Italian to a fluent level online and/or by practicing with Italian expats. He ...
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Chance for a Tourist visa after abandoning GC application

I applied for a Green Card for my parent based on family petition i-130 but she had to leave United states before her interview happened as she changed her mind about “immigrating” to the United ...
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Applied for business visa, processed by BLS as tourist visa

I am due to travel to Spain in about 2 weeks. I will be visiting to acquire a vacation house for my parents. I initially applied for a short stay type C visa for business purposes. However, upon my ...
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How much funds do I need in my bank account for 1 week in Ireland

I am planning a trip to Ireland, and I am from a country that does not require a visa. My trip duration will be 6 to 7 days. My partner will be paying for most of the trip, but they are also a tourist ...
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Will a Canadian tourist visa rejection for late biometrics hurt future visa applications?

I'm currently working in the US and applied for a Canadian Tourist Visa. Due to an emergency, I had to go to India for 2 months and couldn't submit my biometrics in time. I got a rejection mail ...
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American with visa entry to France. May he land in Belgium when coming to Europe for the first time?

I am from Belgium. I have an American friend who wants to travel in Europe. He has a tourist visa entry to France (Schengen). May he land in Belgium when using his visa for the first time? I am ...
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Applying for tourist visa to Australia with juvenile record and speeding tickets

I am attempting to apply for a tourist visa to Australia. When I get to the question about prior convictions, it says any past convictions, not substantial like some other countries do, and I have a ...
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UK Visitor visa validity after Type D Visa was issued

I am an Indian national and am traveling to the UK soon. I was issued a multi visit Type C tourist visa in 2021 with validity from 25/10/2021 - 25/10/2026. However, in 2022 I was issued a Type D - ...
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Schengen Visa : Tourism and Meeting friends

My main purpose of travel to Schengen region is Tourism and I am going to mention the same in my application. I might also look to meet some friends. However its more like if they have time, we might ...
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"Visa" or "Other" in a UK visa questionnaire for EU Blue Card residents

I am a citizen of a European non-EU country, living and working in and being a resident of an EU country. I want to obtain a UK visit visa for tourism (primarily to visit certain places of interest in ...
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Schengen short-term visa - Business vs tourism if issuing consulate is different

[Time sensitive as I have my appointment tomorrow ] My Schengen trip includes 6 days in Croatia to attend a conference and 8 days in Italy for tourism. Initially, I applied at the Croatian embassy and ...
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Transit or tourist visa for Qatar: impossible to get at the moment?

Is it correct that you can only exit the airport in Doha at the moment if: you either don't need a visa are eligible for a visa on arrival or had a FIFA world cup 2022 ticket (Hayya card) I cannot ...
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Visa application for Egypt journey as a German citizen

I am a German citizen and will travel to Egypt for two weeks as a tourist. A few questions regarding the visa application since the first google results seem pretty scammy (very much like for US ESTA.....
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Can I travel to UK on a tourist visa after I apply for a Global Talent visa?

If I apply to a UK Global Talent visa from outside of the UK, is it possible to go to the UK as a tourist afterwards? Here I mean a proper tourist trip without any intentions of staying in the UK ...
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Unable to retrieve my DS160 Application

I had just started filling the DS160 application on Feb 12th and wanted to finish it completely after getting a slot, didnt finish the application, luckily found a slot in 3 weeks but i am unable to ...
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Schengen visa application [duplicate]

I have visa appointment at VFS Switzerland for Schengen tourist visa. Both my entry and exit point is in Paris. Below is my brief itinerary: Land in Paris and stay there for 2 days. Go to switzerland ...
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Can I enter Germany as a tourist without a return flight with my German husband and kids and apply for family reunion visa there?

I'm from New Zealand which means I don't require a visa to stay in Germany for 90 days out of 180, and my husband and 2 daughters all hold German passports. We're currently travelling in Mexico and ...
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Is writing exams valid reason to apply for tourist schengen visas?

To continue my studies in Germany, it is necessary that I write an exam called the Aufnahmepruefung. Normally, when one gets the invitation to this exam, they apply for a student visa. However, this ...
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Going on Business Visa (Schengen Visa) and wife will be travelling on Tourist visa (Schengen Visa)

I am planning to travel to Denmark on a business visa (Schengen Visa) for 14 days and I would like to take my wife with me. I have already applied for my business visa and I am looking for an ...
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