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

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Good to have a packed tourist like itinerary when considering for Japan's visitor visa?

I have a small doubt: Is it a right thing to be travelling around places when you are applying for a visitor visa? I am planning to visit my friend in Japan, and for the same I will be applying for a ...
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Spouse name alterations

If i make corrections to my spouse name column in my indian passport will my current b2 visa become invalid? Do i have to reapply for a b2 visa ? My wife's last name isnt mentioned in my passport ...
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B1/B2 Dual nationality Visa refused? [duplicate]

I have dual nationality: Iranian, the country that I born in, and Netherlands where I've been living for quite some time. I had a visa interview with the consular section as I am not eligible for ESTA ...
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Indian citizen applying for Singapore tourist visa while residing in the US (choice of authorized agent)

I'm residing in California. The nearest Singapore consulute would be in San Francisco. It would seem that they're not accepting applications I don't have a local contact (My understanding is that this ...
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Australia Visa Rejection

I recently applied for Australia Tourist Visa but I was rejected with the following reason; But I had given bank statement ( with almost 4500 USD ), employment verification letter,Leave letter NOC ( ...
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Booking Flights and Hotels Through an Acquaintance – Is It a Problem?

I am an Indian passport holder planning to travel to Japan. I would like to know if my tourist visa application could be negatively affected if my travel tickets and hotel bookings are made by an ...
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I have an active multiple-entry C1 US visa. I also have a Canadian citizenship certificate. Need to travel (not transit) US in 20 days. My options?

Just some more context: I have not applied for the Canadian passport yet, hence this post. I'm looking to visit a close friend in roughly 20 days. I work for a US company. I have an active C1 visa and ...
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Is it okay to submit an itinerary for a Schengen visa which includes travel to a non-Schengen country first?

Joe is a resident of Country A and requires a Schengen visa for upcoming tourism plans in Country C, a Schengen state. However, he also plans to spend 2 weeks touring Country B, a non-Schengen state, ...
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I used FedEx return shipping label for my Canada visiting visa (to New York center)

I used a FedEx return shipping label for my passport for a Canada visit visa (shipped with FedEx to New York center). Now I see they don’t accept return labels from FedEx. What do I do?
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Indian expat in Japan looking for tourist visa to travel to China

I am from India, currently staying in Japan on an HSP visa. I'm looking for a China tourist visa. Do I need to apply for a visa from Japan using an agency? Or can I apply directly online without any ...
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Help with Schengen visa application

My girlfriend and I are planning a summer trip to Spain to attend a sports event, and we need advice on applying for a Spanish tourist visa. We want to ensure we submit the right documents to support ...
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Traveling to South Africa: Visa Requirements, Documents, and Extensions

I'm planning a trip to South Africa in December and have a few questions about the entry requirements: Do I need a visa if I'm traveling from Cape Verde? Are there any specific documents or ...
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Which type of visa should I apply for visiting Japan to see my girlfriend?

I'm an Indian national, and I want to visit Japan around the start of July for one or two weeks, but I am confused which type of visa would be best for me. My scenario is that- I am a recent graduate ...
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Travelling to Russia with a visitor visa without staying at the hotel mentioned on the voucher? [duplicate]

I am planning to travel to the Russian Federation from mid-May to mid-June from Canada. I am applying for a tourist visa that is valid for 30 days. I got my voucher that is required for issuing the ...
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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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