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A type of visa often required to pass through one country in a short period of time if it's necessary to get to another country. Don't forget to include your citizenship when asking!

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Can I request leeway on Schengen airport transit visa expiry date?

Flying UK > Frankfurt > Holguin in January 2025 with Lufthansa/Condor. The trip will be a single booking with one PNR, and the traveller requires an airport transit visa for Germany. Bearing in ...
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Transit visa requirements for a layover in London Heathrow airport? [duplicate]

As an Indian passport holder. I will be flying with British Airways on a round trip from Sweden to India. During my journey, I have a layover at London Heathrow Airport, and my connecting flight is in ...
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Does a US citizen need a transit visa in Korea?

I'm a US citizen traveling from Charlotte (CLT) to Dallas (DFW) to Incheon Seoul (ICN); my destination is Bali (DPS). I'll have to pick up my bags at ICN and recheck it on the new airline to DPS; my ...
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Travel to UK via Yerevan/Athens [duplicate]

My wife is a Russian citizen with UK visa. Does she need a Greek transit visa when flying Yerevan-Athens-London?
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Can a person with an Indian passport transit from Tbilisi through Amsterdam the my way to the USA? [duplicate]

I'm an Indian passport holder travelling from Tbilisi back to the USA. I have a visa for the US and will get a visa on arrival in Georgia. I was thinking of booking a flight but all the flights ...
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Travelling from India to Bali [Transit Visa and Luggage]

I am planning to travel from India to Bali, with a Check-in-baggage too. Taking a flight from India to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia X D7-182 3H Layover From Kuala Lumpur to Bali AirAsia AK-376. I want to ...
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Do I need an Airport transit visa for traveling through Greece? [duplicate]

I am an Armenian passport holder, Armenian citizen. I want to travel from Armenia to Serbia via Athens airport. All flights via Aegean airlines. (Yerevan > Athens > Belgrade and vice versa ...
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US green card holder: Do I need a transit visa when my journey includes a flight through a Schengen country? [duplicate]

I am a Turkish citizen and US permanent resident. I'm traveling home for my sister's wedding and I booked my flights with Norse like this: JFK -> OSLO -> ISTANBUL ISTANBUL -> OSLO -> JFK ...
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Transit visa requirement for Bangladeshi citizen through Munich

I am reaching out for some guidance regarding transit visa requirements. As a Bangladeshi citizen, I am planning a trip that will take me through Munich, Germany, en route to Lisbon, Portugal. My ...
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Do I need a UK transit visa travelling from the Netherlands to India [duplicate]

I am an Indian and have a Netherlands Type-1 residence permit. I am travelling from Amsterdam to New Delhi and will be transiting in LHR. Do I need a transit visa? In the exemptions it says if you ...
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Abu Dhabi to Bangalore via Kuwait, do I need a transit visa?

Does an Indian passport holder travelling from Abu Dhabi to Bangalore via Kuwait, with a layover in Kuwait of 6 hours, require a transit visa if not intending to go out from the airport?
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Do I need a visa for Malaysia? [duplicate]

I will be travelling to Vietnam from India (Indian citizen). I have a flight that has a 5-hour layover in Kuala Lumpur. I have to change terminals in KUL, and I'm not sure if I need to get a transit ...
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Do I need a US Transit visa (C) if I have the Canadian green card?

I hold the Canadian green card with an Asia's passport and currently in Asia. I will fly back to Canada with a short transit in LAX (Los Angeles, US). Do I need to acquire a transit visa from the US ...
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Do I need a transit UK visa? [duplicate]

I’m traveling from France to the US through London Heathrow airport. I have an Ethiopian passport but also a USA visa and French residency permit/ card. I wanted to know if I still needed a transit ...
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Egyptian with a layover in Istanbul [duplicate]

My husband is Egyptian, traveling for the first time to the USA with his visa. We have a layover in Istanbul and the airline is Turkish Airlines. Does he need any type of transit visa for the layover ...
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Panama transit visa Cameroonian

Am a Cameroonian I obtain a Panama transit visa which I applied through an agent how can I know the authenticity of this transit visa Regards
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Transfering at São Paulo airport while traveling from Pakistan to Chile

My route is Pakistan-Istanbul-São Paulo with Turkish Airlines, then a transfer to LATAM Airlines to my final destination in Chile. a) Do I need a transit visa? b) Will they issue me all my boarding ...
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Transit visa in Hong Kong for Pakistani [duplicate]

I am travelling from Australia to Japan on a visitor visa and I am transiting through Hong Kong (4-hour layover) with Cathy Pacific Airways. Do I need a transit visa as I am a Pakistani national? TIA
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Do I need a transit visa in Australia? [closed]

I'm travelling to Jordan and my itinerary mentions a technical stop in Australia. Will I need to apply for an Australian transit visa for this?
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Travel visa for China (Airport visit only) Japan to China - US Citizen

Recently, I attempted to fly with China Eastern Airlines after purchasing a round-trip ticket for ONLY 3 days with Trip.com online. I was coming close to completing a 90-day visa in Japan as a United ...
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Layover in Athens for 2 hours

I'm traveling to the UK from Saudi Arabia. I want to book Aegean Airlines but it has a 2:25-hoursl layover in Athens. So I’m wondering whether I require a transit visa. I’m holding a Philippines ...
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What's the definition of "transit" for the South Korea 30 day visa exemption program?

I am planning to travel to Seoul and Bangkok for a holiday trip. I hold a Chinese passport and I am studying in Australia (so I also have a valid Australia student visa). My plan is to go Australia -&...
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Traveling with separate tickets from India through Oman and Turkey to Sweden

I'm an Indian who is working in Sweden. I have an Indian passport and Swedish residence permit. I'm currently in India for vacations and I would like to book my return tickets. I saw this nice deal ...
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I am traveling to the Philippines from Tashkent. Do I need a visa to transit in Korea?

I am an Uzbek citizen traveling to Manila (Philippines) from Tashkent through Seoul Incheon Airport. It’s a self-transfer ticket where I need to collect my baggage and check it in again. Transit time ...
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Layover time vs Schengen visa

My wife has an Iranian passport, and she got a green card visa in the passport. I got her a ticket from Istanbul to FCO Rome. Layover is 12 hours and then FCO to the USA. She won’t go out of the ...
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Planning to travel YYC-CDG 2E-DEL on separate tickets with baggage recheck needed. Indian Passport & Canadian PR. Is a visa required?

Ticket 1 YYC - CDG Westjet flight WS10 Arrival Terminal 2E in Paris Ticket 2 CDG - DEL Vistara Flight UK 22 Departure Terminal 2E in Paris Baggage recheck is required as these are not partner airlines....
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Singapore transit visa for multiple PNR

I am travelling from India to Canada via Singapore. However, I have booked two separate tickets, one from India to Singapore, the other from Singapore to Canada. I did this to save some money on the ...
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Direct Airside Transit Visa Questions

I'm applying for a direct airside UK transit visa and these are my questions: I run an online shop please how do I answer the question What is your job? Please how do I answer this question since I'...
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I am transiting through Saudi Arabia. Do I need a visa?

I am transiting through Saudi Arabia via the airport at Riyadh (RUH), Jeddah (JED), or Dammam (DMM). Do I need a visa for this?
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Do I need a transit visa if I have 4 hours of stopover in Jeddah?

I have a stopover in Jeddah and then I have to move to Mumbai. My stopover is about 4 hours and a half. Do I need a transit visa?
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Travelling from China to Europe by train

My wife's father is a Chinese citizen living near Beijing. He has a fear of flying. If he wanted to travel to the EU by train (and then on to London), what visas, tickets and other logistical ...
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Do I need a transit visa if I have a layover for only 14 hours in Kuala Lumpur?

I would be travelling to Australia and I have a flight in mind that has a layover of 14 hours in Kuala Lumpur. I am Indian and not sure if I need to get a transit visa. I have no plans of getting out ...
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Munich transit visa for baggage collection for an Indian citizen

I am an indian studying in the US. Do I need to have a transit visa to collect my baggage at Munich airport?
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Philippine passport holder transiting in Riyadh. Can I transfer from terminal 2 to 3 without passing through immigration?

Myself and my family, Philippine passport holders, are arriving at Riyadh terminal 2, and departing to Abu Dhabi from Terminal 3. Can we go from the arrivals level in terminal 2 to the departures ...
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Transit through Thailand. Indian passport holder

I am traveling from Vientiane to Bangkok (Lao airlines) and then Bangkok to Kolkata (Indigo). So it's 2 separate PNRs. The layover is 7 hours. Would I need to apply for a transit visa?
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How long should I stay in Ireland when granted entry without a visa and my passport stamped “Visa Warning Given”?

I honestly did not know that I required a visa to visit Ireland. I have a UK visa and a Biometric Resident Permit. I was asked a few questions by the immigration officer and was granted entry but my ...
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Is a Chinese passport holder eligible for South Korea 30-day visa exemption?

I have a Chinese passport with a USA H1B visa, originally scheduled for a flight from NKG (Nanjing) to SFO via ICN on the same day. Asiana Airlines rescheduled my first leg exactly 24 hours earlier so ...
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UK transit with USA residence card initially issued before 21 April 1998

Reading transit visa requirements in UK, it says I need "USA Permanent Residence card issued by the USA on or after 21 April 1998". I initially got my Green Card in 1995, and renewed it ...
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Crossing Romania border from Kiyv with Ukranian permanent residency

I am a Lebanese with permanent residency in Ukraine. I have a single entry to Cyprus and since there are no airport, i want to return to Lebanon through bus or train. Is there a way without having to ...
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Do I need a UK transit visa to travel from Sweden to the USA? [duplicate]

I am from Bangladesh and studying at Linkoping University, Sweden. I have a Swedish residence permit and a USA tourist visa. During the Christmas holidays I am planning to travel to Miami with British ...
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Transiting in Frankfurt (Lufthansa) on US F1 visa with expiry date in the future but change of status approved to new visa

I am traveling from the USA to India on Lufthansa, transiting through Frankfurt (same terminal - one-hour layover). I have a USA F1 visa sticker with an expiry date of two years from now - 2026, on my ...
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Do you need a visa when transitting in UK with a foreign passport and a residence permit [duplicate]

I hold a Danish foreign passport and a residence permit and will be travelling from Copenhagen to Fuerteventura with a transit in UK, but im unsure whether I need a visa or not... Your prompt ...
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Kuwait transit visa requirements for Nepalese travelling to Nepal, living in the UK

I am travelling to Nepal from the UK and have a layover of more than 10 hours at Kuwait airport. UK-Kuwait & Kuwait-Nepal are with different airlines, same for the return flights. Do I need to ...
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Has any Indian national travelled to Stockholm via London Heathrow from Colombo [duplicate]

My travel itinerary is India to Colombo, Colombo to London Heathrow (Srilankan Airlines Terminal3) and Heathrow to Stockholm(British Airways Terminal 5). I will be staying in airport for a total of 4 ...
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Do Green Card holders need a visa for UK transit?

I am a Turkish citizen holding a Green Card and living in the United States. I will be traveling from Orlando to Gatwick Airport, and from there, I will be heading to Turkey. I will have my immigrant ...
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Multiple-entry Schengen type C with “Transito” remark

I am a seafarer and I want to go for a holiday in Europe. Can I use a 2-year multiple-entry type C Schengen visa with “transito” remarks for tourism? Or do I have to apply for a tourist Schengen visa? ...
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Connecting flight from Pakistan to Abu Dhabi to Thailand

I have a connecting flight from Pakistan to Thailand. My stay is in Abu Dhabi for 3.5 hours. I will land in Abu Dhabi at terminal A and my next flight is from terminal T3. Do I need a transit visa? ...
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Costa Rica connecting flight

I am Haitian, I have a flight from Egypt to Guatemala. But I have a 1 hour 35 minutes layover at Costa Rica Airport. Will I need a transit visa?
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C-1 visa, can you transfer airports?

I am traveling from Paraguay to Finland. My layover is in LAX. flying cheaper from John Wayne after I land in LAX. Does anybody know if you are allowed to switch airports? Thank you
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Indian senior citizens visiting Canada with a 15-hour layover at Haneda Airport and flying with ANA from Delhi to Vancouver [duplicate]

List item My parents, who are senior Indian citizens, are flying from Delhi to Vancouver with a layover of 15 hours at Haneda Airport, Tokyo. They are flying with the Japanese carrier ANA. Will they ...
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