Questions tagged [tourist-visas]

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

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Does the sponsor of a UK visitor visa have to reside in the UK?

Does my sponsor for a UK tourist visa have to reside in the UK or can it be a parent staying in my home country who will provide me funds to go on the trip?
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Proof of Funds for Visiting Canada [duplicate]

I'm about to visit Canada in 10 days from USA and planning to stay there for about 5 months. I have a multiple entry tourist visa which is valid for 5 years. Do I still need to provide proof of funds ...
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Singapore Tourist visa extension

My friend has a tourist visa to Singapore for 30 days. He already visited Singapore once. And for his next visit, the 30-day period expires. Can he get the visa period extended for another 15 days or ...
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Do Swedish citizens need a tourist visa for China?

I wonder if Swedish citizens are required to apply for a tourist visa before visiting China or if we have visa-free entry like in many other countries, or visa on arrival?
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UK sponsor for tourist visa

My cousin is a UK national, living in the UK. He wants to sponsor me and my family for a short-stay visa, around 2 weeks. He will bear all my expenses during my stay in the UK, accommodation, ...
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Are flight tickets required when applying for a Chinese single-entry tourist visa?

I have read that a Chinese single-entry tourist visa is valid for about 3 months after issued and that one should send copies of flight reservations when applying. I guess one could cancel those ...
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Extending South Africa 90 day visitors visa?

I'm a Canadian traveling to South Africa next year to join my partner (also Canadian), who will be studying for the year. I will be working remotely but without a work visa, so I'm planning on leaving ...
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UK Visa for job interview paid for by the company

I know that we need to show healthy funds balance in our bank statement for UK Visa, and I don't have funds for the entire trip. I have been invited by a Tech company (A rated sponsor) for job ...
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Non-US citizen traveling to Australia on an expired US work visa, but valid Australian visitor visa from US?

I am Indian working in the USA and my visa extension was filed and currently in-process with US consulate. My US work visa expired a week ago. I have yet to get my status on it. I am planning to ...
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If I overstay in Thailand for just 1 day and pay the 500 Baht fine, do I still get some “Overstay” stamp on my passport?

I am currently in Thailand on an extended tourist visa for (which is usually 90 days). When my visa duration ends I should exit Thailand to issue a student visa and then come back to Thailand. My ...
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Can me and my gf apply to AU tourist visa together?

Me and my girlfriend are planning to visit Australia as a tourists. However we need to apply for a tourist(600) visa which requires us to provide bank statements. I have a fairly high paid job, good ...
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Can you get a Chinese tourist visa without an arrival date?

Sometimes I find some cheap flight tickets from Stockholm to Beijing and Shanghai. I know a Swede must have a visa for touristing in China but I don't know when I'd like to go as these cheap tickets ...
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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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Canada Tourist vs. Business visa

I am attending a conference in Canada in December. I have a tourist visitor visa from a previous visit in April 2018. That visa says: Category: V-1 Visitor, Multiple Entry and is valid until 2024. ...
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When does three months departure on long-stay visa to France begin?

I'm applying for a long-stay visa to France from the U.S. I read you must depart 3 months after application, but also am told it can take 1-2 months for application to be accepted, then need to do the ...
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tourist visa UK

My Canadian girlfriend and my 5 month old daughter are coming to the UK. I know they can stay for 6 months and then have to leave the UK. Is it possible for the 3 of us to go to Germany for a holiday ...
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Can lawful permanent residents in the United States apply to the 10-year, multiple-entry Chinese L (tourist) visa?

Can lawful permanent residents in the United States apply to the 10-year, multiple-entry Chinese L (tourist) visa? From what I can see: http://visa.ywpw.com/ChineseVisa/nonUSCitizen_en.html (mirror) ...
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Number of entries on Chinese tourist visa

I am an Indian national living in the United States and am flying from the States to India with a 2-hour transit in China, and then back to the States with a 3-day gap between the India-China and ...
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Is it possible to apply for and extend an Indian tourist visa whilst in Mumbai, India?

We will be staying on an e-tourist visa in India starting next week and would like to extend our stay. Is it possible to apply for a full tourist visa from within India? If so, how?
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Only 6 Months in Life span US Tourist Visa

If a person is an Indian by birth, but he is currently living in London, and has good financial circumstances,   can he visit the US every year for 2 months to explore the landscapes and geographies ...
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Can I still travel by air even if I applied for indian visa travelling by road?

I have applied for an Indian tourist visa not knowing I clicked travel by road via Haridashpur. Am I still able to travel by air?
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How long can I be in US as an Israeli with US Tourist B1 Visa?

I am an Israeli citizen and have a valid 10-year US B1 Visa. I stayed for 6 months starting december 2018 and stayed until may 2019. I am now in Mexico for 5 months. Is there a limit of cumulative ...
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Australian Tourist Visa (600) denied because of no proof of ties

I just want to ask. I am a permanent resident in Australia. I applied for a tourist visa for my sister and my niece (sister's daughter) but they got denied. Reason was they think my sister might not ...
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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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Am I allowed to stay in Turkey beyond the period of my tourist visa if I have applied for the residence permit online but am not yet interviewed?

I have been in Turkey for 2 months and 25 days on a 3 month tourist visa. I have applied online for the short term residence permit 3 days ago but am not yet appointed for an interview. Can I stay ...
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Does one need to sign form 5707e for Canadian's visitor visa online application?

If I'm applying to a Canadian visitor visa online, do I need to sign form 5707e? There are fields for signature, but I can't write my name in as the form is protected. Some sources claim that no ...
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Can I use a Chinese business visa (M) for tourism?

I have a valid multiple entry 60 day Chinese business visa that I use to travel for work. I am planing a trip to China that is only for vacation, can I use my business visa or do I need a tourist (L) ...
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Declaring a visitor to the UK as my “girlfriend” - effect on getting a Visitor visa?

I have a Serbian girlfriend who I have visited in Belgrade 4 times now and she is planning a trip to the UK for her 2 weeks vacation in 2 months from now (more details here). When applying for this ...
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US entry with tourist visa but past alcohol arrest

I’m a UK Citizen, and have a B1/2 Tourist Visa. I applied for the visa as per the embassy guidelines as I was once arrested for Drunk and Disorderly. No conviction was ever made. I attended the ...
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Mentioning my main interest for travel to Spain (Flamenco) in the cover letter

I am travelling to Spain this year at the end of October for about 25 days followed by 5 days in the Netherlands. My primary reason is to explore the flamenco culture throughout southern Spain (I am ...
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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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My visa in Germany expired and want to tour around Europe for a month [closed]

I've been in Germany for almost three months doing an internship and just realized my visa expired even though my working contract is still going. I went to the Ausländerbehörde and they told me ...
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Supporting my wife for Schengen Visa application

My wife and I are planning to visit Spain. Currently I am living in Canada and she lives in Iran. From what I understand, we have to submit two different applications. Since we are submitting two ...
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Mentioning about my remote job in my schengen visa application

I work for a Canadian startup company from my home in India (i.e remotely). I have been working as an independent contractor for them for the past 4 years. Recently, I have decided to travel to Spain/...
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UCI- canada Application

I have an expired Canadian visiting visa and am about to apply for another one, Please how can I get my UCI ( Unique client identifier) number for the expired visa? Additionally, is it important to ...
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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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Itinerary details for schengen visa - should I mention every individual place for sightseeing? [duplicate]

I am creating an itinerary for a Spanish Schengen visa. I am planning to include the dates of travel, the names of the hostels that have been booked for particular dates(number of days of booking ...
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Visa Requirement for Ecuador - Indian Citizen

Anyone know what the visa requirement is for Indian citizens who want to visit Ecuador? Most popular answer I find from Google is Visa on Arrival with Indian passport valid for 6 months, but I've ...
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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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Conflciting information about Chile tourist visa

I am an in the US on a visa. I saw this notice on the Chile consulate which basically implies that holders of any US visa are allowed in Chile. However when I called a few Chile consulates here in ...
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Sister seeing off student exchange

I'm leaving for a student exchange to France for three months. My sister will be coming along with me for a week. So I have added her name under the list of Airbnb guest members for her accommodation ...
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Shipping a UK Visa Application in the USA

I had a few questions about shipping my visa application. The gov.uk site says 'To have your documents returned you must provide a fully addressed prepaid electronic shipping label (we cannot accept ...
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Mother’s name and DOB different on her old USA tourist visa and passport

I just moved to USA from Pakistan like 6 months back. My husband is a US citizen and I am a US green card holder (permanent resident). I am pregnant now and I really want my family to be here with me ...
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Do immigration official check return ticket status, whether it is cancelled or not? [closed]

One must have return ticket at immigration. Do immigration official check return ticket status, whether it is cancelled or not?
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Will it be a problem if I never used an Indian tourist visa that I was issued?

In 2016, I applied from Bangladesh for an Indian tourist visa; it was issued and it expired in 2017. However, I did not visit India during that time. Now I need a new visa for a 2018 visit. What do I ...
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Tourism on Business Visa in Japan

I have a "multiple entry Business Visa" expiring in 2021. I wish to visit Japan for the purpose of tourism (or maybe to watch the Olympics in 2020). I have absolutely nothing to do with the business ...
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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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Can I visit Israel if I have 2 passports, one of them is Lebanese but will apply for visa with the other one?

Suppose a person is born in Armenia (and has an Armenian passport). Ones first nationality is Armenian, but then acquired the Lebanese passport due to the father being born in Lebanon and having the ...
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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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Tourism travel to the USA with books that will remain in the country [closed]

I will be traveling to the USA at the end of the year with a Tourist Visa, but I should also be applying for a fiance visa soon and I would like to start taking some books and comic books with me. I ...

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