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Questions tagged [tourist-visas]

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

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Where should I apply for schengen visa? [duplicate]

I am going to be visiting Europe this July specifically the countries of Sweden (4-5 days), Italy (6 days), Malta (1 day) and Switzerland (3 days). I had originally booked my visa appointment at the ...
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If I arrive in the UK, and then head to mainland Europe, does my Schengen visa 90 day limit start when I arrived in the UK, or mainland Europe?

As the UK is technically still a member of the EU, I just wanted to be sure of this before booking travel arrangements. The idea is to arrive in the UK and stay there for 2-4 weeks, and then ...
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What is the minimum duration of validity for a New Zealand tourist visa?

I am an Indian citizen and planning to visit New Zealand in next month but haven't decided my duration of stay (but it is likely to be from 1 to 4 weeks). What would be the minimum duration of ...
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Apply for UK tourist visa for 6 days

I want to apply for a UK tourist visa for my family and me. We have travelled before to Austria, the US, and Italy. My brother lives in the UK, he has a work visa which will expire next August and ...
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What should I submit in-lieu on no objection certification for tourist visa for Japan when switching jobs?

I am planning to switch jobs in the next 1-2 months, with a 2 week break between the two. I want to take a trip to either Japan or Europe in this window. Japan and Schengen visa requirements for ...
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Changes name to my new and old US visa [duplicate]

my daughter has recently changed her name via marriage. But, she still has her valid visa on her old passport which is expired. So, my question is, can she travel United States bringing 2 passports ...
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Can my Serbian girlfriend apply for a UK Standard Visitor visa and stay for the whole 6 months?

I am a UK national and have a girlfriend who was born and lives in Belgrade, Serbia. I have visited her over there for a period of 5 days, but now we see that for her to come to the UK she must ...
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Issue with UK Tourist Visa application with vfs

I am currently applying for a UK Tourist Visa from San Francisco. I scheduled an appointment to the Premium Service Center in San Francisco. When i tried to register, i dont see any options for ...
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Chances and status of a UK tourist Visa for a 23 year old from Pakistan on a gap year who will be going to Canada for University in September? [closed]

I am a 23 year old unemployed Pakistani and I want to go to the UK for tourism, accompany my parents for their conference and meet my friends. I graduated from a UK University last October and I'm ...
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Russia tourist visa denied & embassy refuses to give reason

Here's the timeline of events. Applied for my Russia visa at VFS London on October 5th. Went for interview at London Embassy on October 10th. Was asked for reason of going, I said, travel and to see ...
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Can you work online with an Indian Tourist Visa?

I'm from the United States, and I'm planning on going to India for a few months of tourism. During that time, however, I would like to continue working for my U.S.-based company by just working online ...
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I have a friend in London, UK and he is a Romanian. Can he be my Sponsor on my trip to london?

I met my ****Romanian**** friend through a friend here in the Philippines during his vacations together with his friend for two weeks. He is a Romanian living and working in London for 5 years already....
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Is living in Thailand on a dependant visa termed as living in that country or visiting?

I want to apply for a Canada tourist visa, and we have a question under previous travel that asks Since the age of 18 or during the past 5 years, whichever is most recent, have you travelled to any ...
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What is the start date of entry for Canada TRV

I would like to apply for a Canada visa and I am wondering what I should put in as the intended date of travel as I am still not sure when I would want to fly. Would the tourist visa have the start ...
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Tourist Schengen visa dates do not match itinerary

I have applied my Schengen visa from Spanish embassy from 31st May to 10th June. My itinerary is mentioned as follows : 31st May to 02 Jun - Budapest, Hungary 2nd Jun to 6th Jun - Spain 7th Jun to ...
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B1/B2 visa for conference and tourism

I am an Indian citizen working in Germany at the moment and I hold a German residence permit. I applied for the US tourist visa in 2017 which was rejected for not having sufficient ties with Germany. ...
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Vietnamese visa will expire just before my post-midnight departure

My Vietnamese visa will expire on May 7th and my sister has booked me a ticket from Ho chi Minh to Philippines on May 8th, my flight is around 1:45 am. Is this okay?
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Is it OK to email a consulate on the situation of my visa refusal after a year? [duplicate]

I applied for 3 Schengen member states for 3 different purposes of travel. My applications have been rejected 4 out of 5 times I applied saying the "the intended purpose of travel is unclear" and "...
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Refused US B2 visa under 214(b), can I reapply after improving my circumstances?

I was refused a B2 visa on May-June three times because honestly, I did not understand how the process works. I just kept trying with new documents that was not presented. I am 23 this year, female,...
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What documents do my parents (not uk citizens and live outside uk) need to provide to sponsor my trip in UK? (UK tourist visa) [duplicate]

I am sorry to post again but I just want to be sure of everything before jumping in. I decide to apply for a UK tourist visa. I am a student abroad, I don't work. So I decide to ask my parents to ...
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Is IDP(International driving permit) proof mandatory for Schengen visa application

I have applied for a Schengen visa and within the itinerary I have mentioned that from Rome to Amalfi I will be using a rental car but I did not attach copy of my driver license or the IDP. Will this ...
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Do they count the time of flight arrival as the start of your E-tourist Visa? (I miss 60 days by 20 minutes)

I have booked a 61 day trip to India but the E-TOURIST VISA is only 60 days. I arrive at 11:40 pm on the first day so wouldn't get through customs until the next day anyway, making it a 60 day trip. ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Thailand? [duplicate]

I'm travelling to Bangkok on 4th May. My return flight is on 12th May evening. On 8th May I'm travelling to Bali and back to Bangkok on 11th May. Can I get transit visa or do I have to again apply for ...
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Subclass 600 Processing time changed

I have applied for Subclass 600 (tourist) Visa on Jan 30th, 2019. The processing time was showing 15-27 days when I submitted the application. Today when I logged into my immi account now its showing ...
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Visa Documentation to support 'Intent to Return Home' as a retired person

I am considering whether there is any paperwork I should be collecting for future tourist visa applications. I am a British Citizen, US Permanent Resident, and my recent travel outside the US and EU ...
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What will happen if I overstay a tourist visa or can I extend it in New Delhi?

I'm a Bangladeshi passport holder. My Indian multiple entry tourist visa will expire on 8 October 2018. I visited India on 20 August 2018. I will visit again with this same visa on 22 September 2018 ...
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Vfs global is not showing document upload step, applying for uk visa from USA [closed]

I submitted the application for uk visa for me and my son. After that registered on vfsglobal.co.uk, added both our reference number, uploaded a couple documents, and clicked continue button, which ...
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Canadian visit visa for a family of 5 - funds and home ties [duplicate]

Me and my family are planning to apply for a Canadian visit visa to spend 1 month of our summer vacations. We have a family member in Canada who is my Father's cousin brother. He is a specialized ...
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How can I enter the US while visiting Canada?

I'm from Algeria, and I plan to visit Canada (Montréal) for 20 days next november as a tourist (me and my mom ), and then I want to visit USA (Mississippi) for one week (alone). can anyone please help ...
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Japan - Any leeway for max visa duration due to unforeseen circumstances?

I plan to go to Japan on a regular tourist visa, which is valid for 90 days. I was wondering what the consequences are of missing the return flight (assuming I wasn't at fault, like a cancelled flight,...
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tourist/Single-Long visa- stay beyong 90 days

I have tourist/single-long visa, upto what maximum time I can stay in UAE. My visa was issued on 05/04/19.Can I stay beyond 90 days.
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Tourists to UK from India only speak Hindi, will that be a problem with immigration?

A couple of my relatives are going to UK for vacation, but they aren't fluent in English. They can understand English but can't speak it. They are going with a group in which people are fluent in ...
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Australian Tourist visa rejected

My Fiance had been in Australian on a tourist visa for 3 times now since 2016. He always return to his country before his visa expires. 4th time he applied it was rejected for the reason that they ...
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How many times can American Tourist re-enter UK in same 6 month period?

I'm an American who is going to be visiting the United Kingdom in order to visit friends, do some sightseeing, etc. Since I'm only entering as a tourist, I can stay up to 6 months. My question is: ...
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US tourist Visa to attend a test prep course rejected (Sudan)

I'm a 22 year old medical graduate, graduated on December 13 last year (2018) and have a free period of 7 month before I start my medical foundation year in my country (sudan). So I decided on taking ...
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Documents to take for B2 visa to confirm you are returning [duplicate]

I am a final year B.Tech student in India. I am applying for tourist B2 visa to visit my sister studying in USA in summer immediately after my degree is complete. When visa officer asks for guarantee ...
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Can i use PayPal account statment for a UK Visitor Visa?

I am working as an online freelancer-ebay seller-and i intend to apply for a UK visit visa as i want to visit london. All the money that i make through Ebay is transfered to my PayPal account, PayPal ...
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Visiting the UK as unmarried couple

My girlfriend and I both have Ukrainian citizenship. We're planning to visit the UK at the end of April. While filling in the application form for visitor visa we specified our relationship status as ...
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Should I fill up the US tourist visa form separately?

My mom and I are planning to apply for a US TOURIST VISA (B1/B2) and my mom is going to pay for our trip. My question is: do I need to fill up the DS160 form separately? She filled up the form and she ...
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Schengen visa canceled due to itinerary change? [duplicate]

I applied and got a multi entry C Schengen visa from France valid for 3 months. My original trip was France- 5N, Austria- 3N, Czech Republic- 1N, Germany 6N, France- 1N However, we decided that ...
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US tourist/student visa

I'm an Indian student in Ontario, Canada. I want to travel to New York to meet some friends, but I do foresee having to travel to America to attend conferences and maybe do some fieldwork. Am I better ...
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Australian Tourist Visa Payment Dispute

I Applied for Australian Tourist Visa and paid the fee and while waiting to get an approval, i learned that I can just do Transit visa since I'm only staying there for 2.5 days from a cruise trip. I ...
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Getting married in the US on a Tourist Visa

I have a 10 year tourist visa for the US and have been back and forth to the US for some years now visiting my partners family, she is American by birth. We decided to get married after being ...
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Applying for ESTA while in possession of a valid B1/B2 visa

I am planning to travel to the United States this year. In 2014 I was issued a B1/B2 visa which hasn't expired yet; My first and only trip to the US so far was for business reasons, but I now intend ...
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Indonesia or Malaysia tourist visa for Colombian citizen in India

How can a Colombian citizen apply for tourist visa for Indonesia in India. We would like to plan a 2 week vacation there. Is e-visa a possibility? Same question for Malaysian tourist visa.
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Stayin in Canada as a tourist for extended time

Let's say I have US and Canada tourist visas. I can stay in Canada for 6 months and must then leave the country. Could I just go to the US for a few days and come back to Canada, as this would be a ...
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UK visitor visa from USA - courier service link requires selection of bronze, gold, etc

I applied online for UK short term tourist visa . I paid. Scheduled biometrics. Just finished biometrics. Now trying to purchase courier service so I can mail the documents to New York. But when I ...
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Can I extend my Chile tourist visa?

I'm an Indian and my Chile tourist visa for 90 days is expiring on 25th June. Is there any way I can extend my tourist visa? If yes what are the requirements that I need to fulfill ? Or are there ...
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Is it possible to enter the Schengen area as a tourist while a German work visa request is in process?

My girlfriend is from Venezuela and she is in the process of requesting a work visa for Germany at the German embassy in Santiago de Chile (as she will obtain her Chilean residency soon). While the ...
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Visa application for Canada: Should douments in the local language of the consulate's location be translated?

I am applying for a tourist visa for Canada, I am living in Germany but I am not from here. I have some documents which are in German and not English, Do I need to translate them to English? or since ...