Questions tagged [transit-visas]

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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May a South African access the Zurich Airport Transit Hotel without a Swiss visa?

I am a South African citizen with an eight hour layover in Zurich on my way home from Ireland/UK. Is it possible to make use of the Transit Hotel without a Swiss visa? I did try to access the ...
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Is it possible for an Indian citizen to travel from Mexico to India (Hyderabad or Bangalore) without requiring a transit visa?

I am an Indian, living in Mexico and want to travel to India, either Hyderabad or Bangalore, without having any transit visa. Is this possible?
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Do I need a Transit visa if I'm Colombian and going to transfer in Toronto, Canada? [duplicate]

I'm Colombian and need to know, if I'm going to travel from Colombia to Switzerland and transfer in Toronto, do I need a Canadian visa?
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Is a Transit visa required by a US citizen with an overnight Taoyuan Intl. (TPE) layover?

I'm a US passport holder. My flight lands at Taoyuan Intl. (TPE) airport at 6:55 pm and does not fly out till 4:20 pm next day to Tokyo with a layover of 21 hours. I will be traveling on Chinese ...
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Does a South African refugee travel document holder need a transit visa for Germany or the Netherlands?

I have a South African refugee travel document but am Congolese. I have a valid Canadian visa. Do I need a visa to transit through Germany or the Netherlands?
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Do I need a Russian visa for transit?

As a Swedish citizen I need a visa to travel to Russia but not to Malaysia. If I book 2 separate flights: Stockholm → Moscow → Stockholm Moscow → Kuala Lumpur → Moscow I would fly Stockholm → ...
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DS160 connecting flight Atlanta keeps asking for location of stay but not staying [duplicate]

My partner needs to get a visa. From all I read it's a transit C-1 that is required. I have flight details completed and it asks for location of stay in US. Then contact in US. However we are only ...
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Do I need a visa to transit between German cities when I have a U.S. visa?

I'm travelling from New York to Mumbai via Germany. My itinerary goes New York-Frankfurt-Munich-Mumbai. Now multiple related posts on this site say that since I am making a domestic flight (Frankfurt ...
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Is it possible to change airports when using China's on-arrival transit visa scheme?

We are from Germany and we are going to Japan next year for holidays. We are also planning to enter China because we are entitled to stay with a transit visa for 144 hours. We will be entering ...
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Does a Nigerian require a visa for sightseeing in Turkey? [duplicate]

I am a Nigerian citizen and have booked a Turkish Airlines flight to Nigeria with 12 hours both ways (return) layover at Istanbul Airport. I have a Chinese residence permit. Do I need a transit visa ...
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Does a New Zealander need a transit visa for Australia?

I'm a New Zealander who is flying from India to Auckland with a change over in Australia. Do I need a visa?
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Airport transit visa to Lisbon [duplicate]

I am a Moroccan citizen flying from Casablanca to New York via Lisbon (TAP Portugal). The layover is around 8 hours at Lisbon and I have no Schengen visa of any type. Do I need an airport transit / ...
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Is a Transit visa required by a US citizen with an overnight Narita, Japan layover?

I'm a US passport holder. My flight lands at Narita airport at 4 pm and does not fly out till 11 am next day. Do I need a transit visa? Is it okay for me to leave the airport to explore and come ...
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Transit in Ho Chi Minh City [closed]

I have a flight from Abu Dhabi and will transit at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, arriving at 18.30. The onward flight to Manila, Philippines is the next day at 09.00. Can I leave the airport to see my ...
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Does a Cuban citizen need a transit visa to travel from the UAE to Cuba via Russia?

Do I need a transit visa to travel from the UAE to Cuba via Russia? I am a resident of the UAE and I'm a Cuban national.
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Do I need a transit visa for India If I have a 19 hour of layover in Delhi Airport with Air India? [duplicate]

My family is travelling from Kabul to Sydney via Delhi airport with Air India all the way. We all have Afghani passports with Australian visas in them. We have a 19 hour layover in the Delhi airport. ...
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China passport holder transit more than 11 hours in Seoul (KE) to YVR

I'm going to Vancouver (YVR) and will transit in Seoul for 11 hours. I'm holding a passport from China. Do I need any visa to transit in Korea?
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Hong Kong transit visa for refugee travel document holder?

I am travelling from Toronto to Colombo via Hong Kong. My nationality is Pakistani, but I am a refugee in Canada and am currently residing there, so I only have a Canadian travel document, and not a ...
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Does one need a visa to transfer between two airports during a transit through the Schengen area?

I am an Indian citizen travelling from New York to Delhi with a layover in Paris where I need to transfer between Paris Orly Airport (ORY) and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG). Do I need to have ...
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Do I need a Belarus transit visa traveling by train to Moscow from France?

I am traveling by train from Nice, France to Moscow, which goes through Belarus but I am not disembarking anywhere along the route. I have a Russian visa. Do I need a transit visa for Belarus?
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Indian citizen transiting in Brazil on the way to Peru. Is a transit visa required?

I am an Indian planning to visit Peru. I'm looking at countries that I could transit through that won't require a tranist visa. Will I require a transit visa if I go through Brazil?
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Can a transit visa be issued at the airport?

A colleague of mine traveled to the Philippines via Malaysia. Apparently, the terminal for his onward flight is 4km away from the arrival terminal. He is Pakistani and doesn't have a transit visa and, ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Dubai International Airport (different terminals)?

I'm an Indian passport holder. I have a booking from Bahrain to Dubai (return ticket) and a Dubai to India (return ticket). So I have to two different flights (Emirates & Spicejet). Do I need a ...
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Do I need a Dubai transit visa if I don't pass Immigration (same terminal)?

I hold an Indian passport. I have a 7 hour 30 mins layover in Dubai airport. Both my flights leave from the same terminal. If I don't pass through Immigration, do I need a transit or any type of visa?...
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Is a transit visa required for Malaysia? [duplicate]

I'm a Sri Lankan passport holder. I'm planning to travel to China in January and have to transit in Malaysia. I wonder whether I can obtain a Malaysian transit visa in KLIA 2 when I'm flying back to ...
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UK transit visa as an Indian citizen [duplicate]

Please note that myself Aniket Patki (Indian Citizen) having Italian one year valid Visa form 24-07-2016 to 07-08-2017 (Category D) with all Post office receipts and status of Italy Permesso di ...
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Can I meet up with friends at a layover such as Istanbul without getting a transit visa?

I was reading this Economist article and wondered whether it's possible to meet local friends during a layover. Would you be required to have a transit visa to go landside? I've used Istanbul as an ...
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Does a British Subject need a transit visa for Dubai? [duplicate]

I'm traveling from Birmingham to Singapore with 2 hour stop over in Dubai. I have a British Subject passport. Do I need a visa for Dubai? I will stay airside.
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Leaving airport during a layover [duplicate]

Is it OK to leave an airport while in transit? I am from Algeria and am going to fly to Turkey with a 14-hour layover in Amsterdam. Can I leave the airport without issues?
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Do I need an airport transit visa in Seoul

I will be flying Korean Air from Phnom Pehn (Cambodia) to Seoul (South Korea), then Air France to Paris. I will have to go through Korean Immigration. I am a French citizen. Do I need an airport ...
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Is a transit visa required at Narita, Japan if you're on a multi city itinerary?

I'm an Indian passport holder, long term resident of Singapore and a long term American visa holder. I've always been traveling to the states from Singapore via Narita, Tokyo. However, my most recent ...
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Do I need a transit visa to fly alone through Dublin (Ireland) to Philippines and back?

I am a Filipina living in Northern Ireland (UK) and have a 'Residence card of a family member of a union citizen'.
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Can I use C-1/D visa as a transit visa through the US? [duplicate]

I have a C-1/D visa valid until 2019, but I am not working on a cruise ship right now. I work at the Atlantis in Nassau, Bahamas. I want to travel to India via a US airport. Would I be able to use the ...
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South African passport holder traveling from South Africa, via Luanda, Angola to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

I am in transit for 3 hours in the airport in Luanda, Angola, on my way from Cape Town, South Africa to Rio in Brazil. I am on a South African passport. Do I need an Angolan visa?
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Do I need a transit visa for Paris en route to Canada? [duplicate]

I booked an Air India flight from Amritsar to Toronto via Paris. In Paris, I have 15 hours before the flight to Canada. While booking, I was not told whether I would need a transit visa. How can I ...
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Heathrow transit - timing and visa [duplicate]

I am flying Delhi-Lisbon and have a transit in Heathrow. My jet flight from Delhi arrives at terminal 4 at 5:40 PM and I have a TAP Portugal flight from Terminal 2 at 7:55 PM. This is single e ticket ...
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Do I need transit visa for my direct flight that stops in the UK? [duplicate]

Do I need transit visa for the UK for my direct flight (AI 172 from Newark to Ahmedabad)? It has a brief 2-hour break in London, but no plane change is involved. I am not sure whether I need to exit ...
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Minimum Stay in UK on work visa before applying for a Schengen Visa

I have tier 2 work visa and I landed in the UK on 20th August. Is there any minimum stay required (e.g. at least 3 months completed in UK) before I apply for Schengen visa? One of my friends applied ...
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Can you transit through the Schengen Area without a visa when traveling on separate tickets?

I am planning to travel from US to Albania, and when I search on flight ticket websites such that US as origin and Tirana (TIA) as destination, then it costs me $1050 cheapest. However, it costs me $...
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Long overlay in Singapore (Changi Airport)- How to get a visa to travel outside?

I am an Indian passport holder travelling via Changi(Singapore) to AKL(Auckland Airport). Layover is for 13 hours. I want to travel outside the airport and see the city. What kind of visa do I need ...
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Visa for Dubai stopover

Travelling to Delhi on British passport have visa for India do I need visa for 1 day 2hours stopover /in transit to Dubai.? Travelling on Emirates airline
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Query regarding Transit Visa and Baggage Tag

I have a query on below two itinerary: Ticket # 1 on different PNR Delhi-Amsterdam-Delhi KL  872  17JAN DELAMS 0310   0715 KL  871 17MAY AMSDEL 1425  #0140 Ticket # 2 on different PNR Amsterdam-...
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Dubai airport enquiries

I am traveling to Bangladesh from the UK in December and I have transit of 4.5 hours in the Dubai airport. Within this time, I have to go from terminal 3 to terminal 2. Will I be able to do this ...
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Do I need a UK Transit Visa to go back to Peru when I change of Airports in the UK? [duplicate]

I'm from Peru and I'm going to The Netherlands in the beginning of 2017. I fly back on February 28th. My flight is the next: Amsterdam - London Heathrow - London Gatwick - Lima. The time between ...
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UK transit visa and USA visit visa

I am from Bangladesh and I am visiting the USA in December. Is there any way I can get a transit visa for the UK and stay there for 4-5 days, before I go to the US?
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Do I need a transit visa for Curaçao?

I am Indian passport holder travelling to Port of Spain. Routing is Mumbai to Amsterdam via Abu Dhabi on Etihad. In Amsterdam, my connection time is 20 hours before the KLM flight to Curaçao; from ...
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What sort of visa do I require for a layover in London, Heathrow Airport, UK? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen, travelling to USA by an American Airlines flight (which is operated by British airways for the first leg). I have a valid tourist/business visa (B1/B2) for USA. My flight will ...
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Do I need a transit visa for 1 hour transit at San Francisco airport? [duplicate]

I hold a Malaysian passport and am going to Mexico from Singapore for a work event. I was sent there for a few days and all the tickets have been purchased by the company. Including the one-way ticket ...
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Does the chinese 72-hour transit visa allow to cross a land border?

A friend is planning to make a trans-mongolian trip (Beijing - Moscow through Mongolia). The Russia and Mongolia visas are mandatory for this trip, but is it possible to travel through China using the ...
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Do I need a Transit visa for Bulgaria with a Blue Card?

I am a Turkish citizen with a Blue Card living in Berlin and travel from Athens back to Berlin. Flight has a stop in Sofia and I would like to know if I need a transit visa for Bulgaria and I am able ...

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