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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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On attempting reentry with tourist pass after being rejected

I was rejected from entering Singapore today. I need some advice on how to re-enter. I was in Singapore for about 80 days on a tourist pass and then went to Johor Bahru in Malaysia for about 5 days. ...
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Do I need to inform the immigration/boarder about my extension for B1/B2 tourist visa since my extension will be less than 6 months?

It’s my first time traveling to the US under my tourist visa. My first attempt was rejected and they asked me for more proof and info about my residency in Canada under PR. I tried to get a ticket ...
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Which visa is applicable to be me? Visitor or Short Student Study Visa

I am in the Yacht sailing fields and currently finished my first season (10 months) here in India. I saved some money to take up a short competent crew course with RYA (Royal Yachting Association UK). ...
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How to help someone from Turkey obtain a 3 week tourist visa to visit the UK with a letter of invitation

I am inviting a friend from Turkey to visit me in Scotland this August/September and would like to know how to improve the chance of the visa being accepted. The main sticking point is likely to be ...
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Staying full six months using UK Standard Visitor visa

I'm planning to go to UK to visit my fiancé and stay with him for six months. We do not have plans to get married there yet, only to stay and live together longer than a month. I have visited him ...
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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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Re-apply Schengen visa after denial [closed]

Context: I am a Chinese passport holder living in the US with a green card. in 2018, I applied for a Schengen Visa from the Spanish Consulate and was approved for about a month. I initially intended ...
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United Kingdom Tourism visa for a student and fresh passport [closed]

I'm a student and planning to apply for UK tourism visa How easy is it and what i need to support my document?
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UK tourist visa refused under section 4.2 (a) and (e) is there any hope in reapplying using my dad as a sponsor [duplicate]

So I was recently denied under paragraph 4.2 a and e . As to proof that I will return I am currently studying and my course is 6 years ( medicine). I am currently in my 5th year so there’s no chance ...
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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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Tourist visa refused after WHV

I recently spent 2 years in Australia working with my Working Holiday Visa. In this time I did little to no sightseeing. In almost all cases I was asked to stay longer by my employers. My plan was to ...
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Visa Type for Nesin Mathematics Village, Turkey

I am a student travelling from India, and I am unsure of the type of visa to apply for when travelling for the purpose of attending the Nesin Mathematics Village. It's a summer school type programme ...
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How to have a multiple entry for UK Visa

Do I need to say that I want a multiple entry visa for the UK? (Tourist visa for 6 months) Or they will automatically put multiple on the visa? If it's not automatic, where should I indicate my ...
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Who fills the field marked 'official use'? Indian or UK official?

Hi i want to ask that who is supposed to fill the last part of SU07 form i.e the one for “official use”? Is it to be filled by officials of UK or officials of India?
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My sister will sponsor her place for my stay in UK,what should my sister show of proof for my UK Visa?

I am currently applying for a UK Visa and my sister has been working there for 2 years now. She said she will sponsor my STAY ONLY in her rented house. I will be the one to buy the plane ticket and ...
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UK visa can I use same email for two different applications?

I am trying to process visa applications for my parents. I have completed their applications and booked an appointment for my father. However I am unable to book an appointment for my mother using the ...
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Can an unemployed person get a UK Visa? [duplicate]

I am currently unemployed and is helping on my family's business.They give me money but not monthly and when they give it is in bulk( like for instance they will give me a big money that is worth for ...
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Status of an international prospective student for a UK tourist visa

I have enrolled in a Canadian University for my Master’s and the course starts on the 2nd of September, I wish to visit the UK as a tourist in June but i’m unsure of my status on the ‘What are you ...
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Schengen Tourist Visa (Multi) [duplicate]

I have a tourist multi entry C visa (Etats Schengen) from the Swiss consulate in the U.S and was wondering the following below: 1) Can I travel to other Schengen countries without any issues given I ...
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replacement valid UK visit visa to a new passport because the old passport lost

i am looking to replace my UK visit visa from lost passport to a new passport it is valid visa , I have copy of it and it had been used for entry UK before what is the procedure ? it was issued in UAE ...
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UK Visitor Visa application NY decision delayed

I was one of the applicants affected by the temporary refusal of UKVI to accept biometrics at the USCIS locations. I ended doing my biometrics month after I applied online and it has been 4 weeks now ...
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Visa restrictions while travelling with step children

We are intending to travel from Auckland, via Sydney, through Johannesburg to Windhoek in late June. There we want to join a truck safari through Botswana and ending in Zimbabwe. Stay there for a ...
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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 ...