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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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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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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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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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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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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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which country to visit first while two different country tourist visa in my passport

The question might be silly, but I just need to know. Please help. I am a Bangladeshi ordinary citizen, hence Bangladeshi passport holder. I applied for Irish short stay(90 days)visit visa and got ...
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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 ...
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What can be done to get the visa in the required time? [closed]

My tourist visa to Turkey was refused, on 25th Feb, thanks to the rep here who mismanaged my case. All my documents said 'paid by my brother in UK' while he insisited i write 'i will be taking care of ...
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Am I overstaying my Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I have heard there's a 90 days in every 180 days rule about staying in the Schengen zone, but there are also rumours about resetting the time, so I thought of asking here what's the case exactly. I ...
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Subclass 600 Visa Refused - Visa Officer Overlook some of the facts what are my options?

I have applied for a tourist visa Subclass 600 which got rejected and I believe that the reasons for this are not correct, and they have overlooked the documents and cover letter I submitted. Here is ...
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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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How do I cover Business and Tourism on a single schengen visa but different entries for each

I will be travelling to Paris from India on company work for a week - 8 to 12 April. Once I return to India I need to be back in Paris on 22nd April with my family on a holiday, and then from there I ...
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If my wife is denied a UK spouse visa, can she still visit the U.K. On a tourist visa?

I am a British citizen and engaged to an American. I have been twice denied a tourist visa to visit the US due to lack of ties to the U.K. The consequence of this is that I have now lost my ESTA and ...
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EU citizen driving from Mexico to Usa and Canada, then driving back to Mexico after spending 5 months in Canada is possible?

Me and my girlfriend are travelling central america for the last few years and we are currently in Mexico planning a road trip to Canada via the USA with our car. Being EU citizens we will be ...
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travel to England

Hi me and my husband are British passport holders who are currently living in Switzerland we have 2 children from Morocco (famille accueil)8 and 7 years old do they need a visa to travel with us to ...
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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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USA tourist visa application for a student

I am still a student but wanted to apply for a tourist visa, because my best friend wants me to be at her birthday. My childhood best friend's mom would be taking care of all the expenses; since I don'...
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Impact from denied entry due to single entry schengen visa

I am planning to visit Spain but I had some problems last time I went to the schengen area. I was issued a visa by the Swiss embassy. I was granted a single entrance visa. The agent who helped my ...
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Travelling to Canada. Name mismatch on Visa and Passport

My parents will be travelling to Canada this June. They got their Visas and will now be booking their tickets. We noticed this discrepancy in my dad's passport and visa: His name is Gulshan Pal in ...
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Australian Tourist Visa from Pakistan

I am applying as a tourist from Pakistan for Australia; I have one week vacation but my wife does not like to travel with infants. I wanted to visit Sydney for tourism in these holidays. What should ...
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When applying for a USA B1/B2 visa do I need to declare previous L1 or H1 rejections in older/ expired passports?

If I had a history of L1 or H1 rejections 10+ years ago (i.e. 2 passports before my current one) do I still need to mention those while applying for a tourist visa for USA today? Will CEAC have a ...
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Dubai Tourist Visa [duplicate]

If my issue date of visa is 2nd Feb and valid until 1st April. So if I enter Dubai on 15th March, will my 30 days period start from 15th March and will be valid until 14th April? Or do I have to exit ...
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I am Indian living in France, Do i need Mexican tourist visa? [duplicate]

I am Indian living and working in France. I am planning to visit Mexico for tourism. Do I need a Visa?
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B2 tourist visas for my future wife and her parents

I wanted to know what reason, documents and relationship should we show if I need B2 (Tourist) visas right now for my future wife and her parents? It will be a complicated situation since we are ...
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Visiting UK with family for tourism - I already have Business Visitor Visa

I have been issued a UK Business visit visa in the past and have been to UK without my family once, after that I applied again for a new Visa and got 6 Months Multiple Entry visa, I was supposed to ...
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Can I use my valid B1/B2 visa for personal vacation, if it was originally applied and used once before for business meeting? [duplicate]

I have valid B1/B2 visa till 2022. The visa was originally applied for business travel and I had already travel once after that. Now I want to travel for family vacation. Is the current visa having "R-...
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From F-1 to B2 Status

I just finished my degree in the US under an F-1 status. During that time I still have my B2/B1 tourist status. I have returned to my home country but want to go back to the US fro vacation, will I be ...
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Can I surrender my green card and apply for a multiple-entry tourist visa?

I am a green card holder but after a year here in the United States I decided to go back to my native country. Can I surrender my green card and apply for multiple entries since I want to travel as a ...
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Mexican tourist visa application for Iranian citizen

I just would like to check if I can apply for a Mexican tourist visa as an Iranian citizen.
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Can a Vietnam citizen with a US green card stay in Japan visa-free for 90 days? [duplicate]

My spouse and I have a tight window for a connecting flight at Narita International. If we miss our connecting flight and have to fly to our destination the next day, and my spouse is a Vietnam ...
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Canada Tourist Visa with few ties to home country

I would like to visit Canada for 2 weeks for tourist purposes only. This is the first time I'm applying to Canada. In past, I have traveled EU in 2017 and England in 2018. I don't have any invitation ...
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Visa type,embassy for two EU visits (interview and tourism)?

I have two upcoming visits: to attend onsite interview of a company in EU (3 days) in late February a tourist visit to EU in early March The first trip is fully sponsored by the company (flight/...
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Water damaged passport with all the data pages perfectly alright [closed]

I have tickets booked tomorrow for Bangkok where my uncle works and my passport got water damaged today. However my data pages are flawless. Tourist Visa needs to be applied on arrival. Will there be ...
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US visiting UK re entry on tourist visa [closed]

I have a friend from USA who visited UK last year from June - Dec staying within her tourist visa for approx 5 1/2 months. How soon can she return to UK on a new tourist visa and can she stay up to ...
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Tourist visa Canada without invitation letter?

I would like to know if there is a possibility for me to get a tourist visa for Canada. I have no invitation letter from anyone from Canada. I have travelled to the UK last year (July 2018) and I ...
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When leaving the Russian border back to Europe, Passport Control never asked for my Migration Card

I received my exit stamp normally. Is this likely to be a problem when I re-visit Russia? I was traveling back to Europe with Belarus as a stop on the way - I also received an arrival stamp in Belarus ...
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How to generate UK Visitor Visa Shipping label for VFS Global

After my biometrics was done, I was handed a document that provided the list of supporting documents that I need to mail in. The document clearly mentions A UPS return shipping label purchase using ...
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Why does the Chinese immigration ask for the Hong Kong landing slip when applying for the Shenzhen SEZ Tourism Visa when entering Shenzhen?

Why does the Chinese immigration ask for the Hong Kong landing slip when applying for the 5-day visa ("Shenzhen Special Economic Zone Tourism Visa") when entering Shenzhen through one of the ports ...
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(UK - Tier 2 visa) I am a tier 2 visa holder and was overseas (out of UK) when I was dismissed from my job. I am still overseas, can I return to UK? [closed]

I am a Tier 2 visa holder employed by a professional services firm in London, UK. I was dismissed from my job 2 weeks ago whilst out out of the UK (was overseas). I left the UK on 31 Nov 18, was ...
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UK Standard visitor Visa & the brexit [closed]

I'll admit that the subject that I'm trying to unveil might be a little bit shallow, but I hope that it'll make some sense nonetheless. I'll be applying next year early January for the uk standard ...
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Traveling via Turkey

Do I need a transit visa at Istanbul Airport to enter Istanbul for city sightseeing? I am Malaysian citizen and I booked Turkish Airline flights to Malaysia (from Nice to Kuala Lumpur) with a 10-hour ...
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How would the Customs procedure differ for a VWP-ineligible British tourist entering the US by land from Canada vs. by air from the UK?

I am a British citizen by birth and I have just found out that my great-grandmother is very ill in hospital. She is an American citizen by birth and has lived there for most of her life. I also have ...
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Changing employers during the application [closed]

I have a question regarding the past employer section and would really thankful if anyone could provide me with an answer. Currently I am employed at a company A but I am starting a new job on the ...
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Urgently request passport back from US embassy without visa. Processing time?

I applied for US tourist visa in the US consulate in Paris. They have taken longer than a month to issue the visa and the status says its under “administrative processing”. I’m presuming this to mean ...
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UK Visitor Visa application employment status help [closed]

I am an Indian citizen planning to visit the UK along with my father as a tourist in February 2019. We would like to go sightseeing and visit various historic sites around the UK. This is the first ...
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tourist visa for Australia, health assesment, how long until accepted?

I'm in Bali right now and applied for a tourist visa for Australia as my working holiday visa finished a few days ago. Following the application they asked me for an health assesment which I concluded ...
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A Syrian that wants to apply for a Schengen visa [closed]

So, I am a Syrian National that have no connection to Syria whatsoever, I want to apply for a tourist/visit visa to any Schengen country "the easiest", and I actually don't intend to travel their. ...
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Why do US immigration agents stamp visitors for six months if they don’t want you to stay six months?

We have numerous stories here in travel.se and elsewhere of people who have entered the US on vacation and were given six months validity on their B1/B2 or ESTA status. They might have originally ...