Questions tagged [tourist-visas]

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

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Short-term study visa + tourist visa

I am an Australian coming to the UK in August for a tour of Europe, which begins in London. I will then be coming back at the beginning of September for a 6-month study abroad program at a UK ...
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make schengen visa outside your origin country/homeland

hello i want to ask question about schengen visa, and i'm from Indonesia. My problem is i have plan to go flight to Romania on June for an exchange program purpose, and the romania visa is being ...
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Using tourist visa after student visa ends?

My story is a bit complicated but I'll try to explain it to you. On January 9th I entered Portugal (Schengen area) and stayed until the 16th of January, on which I flew to Rome, Italy to study abroad ...
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Travel within Europe after tourist visa expires

I am Taiwanese, and I am in Belgium with my 3 months tourist visa. If I travel to Portugal after my 3 months tourist visa is expired, will someone check that at the airport? My guess is that no, they ...
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Japanese tourist visa for Chinese national with UK permanent residence

My girlfriend has a Chinese passport, but lives in the UK and has permanent residence here. We are going on a holiday to Japan for 30 days so she needs a tourist visa, however when we tried to apply ...
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UK visa expiry date and the date of leaving the UK

I have a UK tourist visa which expires on July 23rd. Can I leave the UK on July 23rd or should it be before this date? Also, I will be traveling by July 18th. Would it be a problem to travel at the ...
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Can I include both business and tourism in one Schengen application?

I am going to visit Berlin for business purposes for 3 days. However, I want to visit other Schengen states as well for 10 days approximately. On the application checklist, they are asking for ...
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Saudi Arabia resident seeking a US visa

I am living and working in Saudi Arabia for last 16 years( I am having a good paying job and I am living here with my kids & wife ) How can I get US visit visa? I don't have travel history, & ...
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Multiple-entry Schengen visa for multiple short trips for Indian student in the UK (Tier 4) [duplicate]

I'm an Indian student in the UK on Tier 4 visa, valid until March 2019. I don't get long breaks so I want to travel to various places in the Schengen area over short weekend trips (Friday night - ...
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Pakistani tourist visa requirements for Venice

I am planning to visit Venice, northeastern Italy for vacation (1 month) with my family (3 adult members). Is there any specific visa requirements for me and my family traveling from Pakistan to Italy?...
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Possibility to get a US tourist visa quickly?

I can see today that there are appointment slots available after 15th June for US visas in Mumbai. Is there any option to get an earlier appointment? If someone cancels their appointment, can I apply?...
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What's the procedure for achieving Irish Tourist visa for spouse of Irish resident?

I will be relocating to Dublin, Ireland on employment visa with a Critical Skill Employment Permit. My wife, who is a Bangladeshi passport holder, needs a visa to enter Ireland. We couldn't apply for ...
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How to demonstrate ties to home country for a UK tourist visa?

I am hoping to get some advice with my application for a tourist visa in the UK. I applied for a tourist visa last December 2017 and it was rejected because I wasn't able to demonstrate strong ties ...
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Are tourist visas given to people with only family ties? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen. I plan to visit Ireland as a tourist this July, and so I am applying for a short term stay type C visa. From the INIS website (http://www.inis.gov.ie/en/INIS/Pages/Visit%...
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Can I enter Thailand on a tourist visa without proof of departure arrangements?

I have been to Thailand twice in the past, one time on a tourist visa and once on the 1-month visa free entry. Both times I had a return ticket. I am planning my third trip now and I'm planning on ...
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Did I miss something?

I'm helping a friend process a visa to the UK using the Warsaw TLS centre. On the TLSwebsite I just noticed a "Pending" section that had a confirm button for the address and some forms. Would this ...
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Bank balance in my account

I am planing to obtain a visit visa for the UK, my parents sponsoring for my trip, and my friend, who is in London, will bear my expenses during my short stay. Do I still have to show a big amount in ...
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Can I enter the UK a short time before my visa's expiry date?

I have a UK tourist visa, which expires May 12, 2018. My nationality is Kuwaiti. I plan to visit the UK on May 7, 2018 and leaving one day prior to my visa expiry. I need your advice in this regard.
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Short-term volunteering in Denmark without a volunteer/work visa?

I'm an American going to Denmark on a tourist visa. I really want to do a few hours of volunteer work per day in exchange for room and board, for the cultural exchange benefits. The problems: The ...
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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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Visit, student, fiancée visa for the UK [closed]

I have a girlfriend in Colombia. We want to take the relationship to the next stage. I have asked her to visit me to see what she thinks about a cold country and she how she feels about a life ...
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Can I get back into the USA to visit after overstaying with a new passport?

When I first went to the USA it was before fingerprinting, so I was not fingerprinted. I overstayed for 10 months. I came home and then went back to the US and got back in, and this time I was ...
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Confusion over AirBNB for Russian Tourist Visa

I applied for Russian Tourist Visa to visit St. Petersburg for 4 nights at a consulate in India after doing some research that Airbnb are acceptable for accommodation proof. I obtained the invitation ...
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Extending stay in Schengen area as I'm about to get European citizenship [closed]

I'm currently doing a pre-doctoral internship in Europe. I currently own a citizenship that allows me to stay in the Schengen area only for 90 days. However, I'm expecting to get Hungarian citizenship ...
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Indian traveling to Thailand with residence in Europe

I'd like to visit Thailand with my wife. I get a visa exemption for 30 days, but she only gets VoA for 15 days, which is annoying. Apparently there's a special rule for Indians with residence outside ...
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Is it possible to get a tourist visa on arrival at Mumbai Airport?

The instructions for getting an India visa online seem quite complicated. Is it possible to get a tourist visa at Mumbai Airport upon arrival? Note: This is for a Canadian citizen
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Does an invitation letter make it harder to get a Japanese visa?

I'm planning to get a Japanese tourist visa. Before applying, is it recommended to get an invitation letter from a citizen of the country? Would they think something like "Oh, he knows someone here, ...
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Consequence of unused tourist visa for UK

Last year, I was lucky to get a 6 months, multiple visa to UK but my girlfriend could not get the visa so I cancelled my trip and my visa got expired. I know in some countries like Spain if you don't ...
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Parents Visa for US

I am a F1 student in US. I am graduating in May and planning to call my parents for my convocation. I have some questions regarding the visa that they should apply for coming to US for 20 days:- ...
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Can I apply for a Japanese tourist/ordinary visa 7 months before my travels?

I am a Colombian citizen. I'm planning a trip to Japan on my vacation from work, around October 9-27, 2018. I asked my travel agency about applying for the visa. I was told that Embassy would not let ...
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Canada visitor visa: what proves that you are entering just temporarily?

I am trying to get a visitor/tourist visa for Canada. What can be shown as a proof that I will not stay permanently Canada? The website says I can show hotel bookings or flight tickets. As I don't ...
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Canada Tourist Visa Application

I was filling out the application form for Canada visitor visa application. Some background, I am an Indian citizien working full time in the united states and currently on F1 visa. I have the ...
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Can I apply for a tourism visa for my next trip to China while still in China?

Here is a situation: I first travel to China without visa, and while staying there apply for a tourism visa, which should be used on the next entry. After getting the visa, depart China to enter one ...
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US/UK passports and Chinese visa

I have US and UK citizenship and passports. I live in the US. I am traveling to China. Does it matter which passport I use to get visa?
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Entering Canada on a visitor visa: is there just one airport I can go to?

Is there a specific airport as a point of entry for a visitor visa to enter Canada? I am planning a vacation in Canada and planning to land in Calgary Airport. My friend told me that I need to get a ...
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Bangladesh Tourist Visa: What does “ Group/Order By: FM , ICP , Visa Cell ” mean?

I am slightly confused here. I am in Part 5: Bangladesh Visa Office Information section of the visa application. It is asking me to choose between three options. The question is: "Group/Order By:" ...
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Are scanned and printed supporting documents accepted for UK visitor visa?

I am a freelance computer programmer who works on a contract basis with individual clients as well as companies. As most of my clients are either overseas or far away, all of my work is done from ...
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Visitor visa refusal for student friend

A friend of mine has been refused a UK visitor visa. He is an African student studying in Russia who wanted to visit me for a week and I was going to accommodate his stay here. The reasons for the ...
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Acquiring a tourist visa for Uruguay in Germany for a non-German traveller

I am an Indian living and working in Germany. I wish to travel to Uruguay in late 2018. According to WikiTravel Page for Uruguay: Citizens of India have to apply for tourist visas but this visa is ...
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Effect of previous refusals on UK visit visa?

My application for a standard UK visitor visa was denied, citing lack of sufficient documents for evidence of income (tax returns). This is understandable, as I've only started to earn significantly ...
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US tourist visa - Indian citizen [closed]

This is about the list of documents to apply for a tourist visa to the US. I have recently divorced but waiting for my divorce decree document, which might take about 3-4 weeks more. However, I am ...
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Egypt tourist visa denied without any supportive document [closed]

The title may be misleading. But what I meant is that when I (Indian passport holder) recently applied for an Egyptian tourist visa in Israel, they collected only the following: 4 copies of the ...
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Can I have two Schengen visas in the same time since I lost my first one?

I had Schengen student visa in Spain (D) but I lost it and now I want to apply with my new passport to a tourist visa for different countries in schengen zone because I can’t travel, is that possible?
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Can you apply for an Indian e-Visa if you have already have a valid Indian visa in your passport? [duplicate]

I am currently traveling out of India but coming back soon. I will have some days left in my current visa by the time I come back, but I will need more time there. I can have enough time if I enter ...
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Refusal of UK tourism visa due to wrong salary calculation [duplicate]

15 Nov 2017 Applications submission & biometrics taken (Myself & Spouse). 23 Nov 2017 Company receives a call to confirm employment. 24 Nov 2017 Decision made email sent. 27 Nov 2017 Received ...
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Can I receive my Canadian tourist visa sticker at a different consulate than the one I applied at?

I am a student living in the US and I applied for a tourist visa to Canada. My visa application was approved and the embassy has asked me to submit my passport. The stamping time is around 15 days but ...
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Does a Kenyan passport holder with an UK Tier 4 student visa require a Mexico visa?

I am traveling to Mexico in December 2017 and I hold a Kenyan passport with a Tier 4 student visa for the UK that expires in November 2018. On the consulate website (Kenya) it is mentioned: Kindly ...
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Application for UK Visa rejected. How do I make my second application stronger? [duplicate]

I am a recent college graduate planning on a graduation trip to London and Scotland. My tourist visa application was refused because of lack of evidence of my employment and evidence that I will be ...
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Book Flight before applying for B2 US Visa?

I am planning to apply for US B2 Visa for a conference participation and want to know, if booking flight and accommodation helps in the credibility of my application? Do I need to submit, take along ...
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Which website for filling US Visitor Visa form?

I have been invited to attend the scientific conference in U.S. This is not sponsored by my company and will be a personal trip. It will be a B2 Visa/tourist visa? I am unable to locate exact website ...