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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Phillippine passport with New Zealand tourist visa. Do I need transit visa in Australia en route New Zealand?

I hold a Philippine passport traveling to New Zealand in transit at Melbourne, Australia. I have New Zealand tourist visa. Do I need to get transit visa in Australia for a 3 hours in transit ?
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Question whether we need transit visas for stopover in Istanbul with no exit from airport [duplicate]

I am a Cameroonian national with the UN Laissez-Passer traveling with my family of 4 (wife and 3 kids with Cameroon passports) from Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to my final destination, Yaounde, Cameroon and ...
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Transit visa for Indian passport holder having Schengen visa [closed]

I am an Indian passport holder having a Schengen student visa, I have a layover of 22 hours at Istanbul airport on my flight back to Mumbai from Leipzig, Germany. I want to know if I need a transit ...
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10 hour layover in Moscow Russia, do I need a transit visa?

On June 29th 2015, I will be traveling for the first time to Italy from USA. I will have a 10 hour layover in Moscow Russia. My question is, do I need a visa to visit the city?
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Do I need a transit visa? (Schengen)

I am an Algerian national and I have been granted a Norway Schengen entry visa (single entry) valid for one month only because I will be getting a student residence permit once I'm in Norway. The ...
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Do I need a transit visa if I already have a UK Business visit visa [duplicate]

I currently have a valid UK and US Business visit Visa (Both are multiple entry visa's). I will be travelling to Portugal next month and my flights are from Mumbai through London to finally Porto. My ...
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Landside transit visa in Dubai for a spouse of a US citizen

I am U.S. citizen. If my spouse gets a U.S. Visa in Kabul, Afghanistan, would she be able to get a transit visa in Dubai so that she could go out with me for shopping and hanging out?
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Transit Visa in Doha, Qatar [duplicate]

If you're traveling on a US passport leaving Dubai returning to the USA with a 2 hour layover changing planes in Doha, Qatar, do I need a Transit Visa?
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Transit Visa & Baggage [duplicate]

I have an Indian Passport and also hold a US green card. I will be returning from India to US, via UK and changing terminals in London. I will be arriving at Terminal 5 from India and boarding my ...
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UK Transit Visa [duplicate]

I am citizen of Pakistan and hold a regular passport. I have a B-1/B-2 visa for USA and I want to fly from San Francisco to Sofia, Bulgaria (I'll get a Schengen visa soon). Almost all flights that I ...
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Fliying from US to Vietnam via Toronto [duplicate]

I will have a flight from Boston (USA) to Hanoi (Vietnam) via Toronto (Canada). My first flight will be from Boston to Toronto with Air Canada (2h 45m transit), the second flight will be from Toronto ...
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Transit visa for Australia

I have questions regarding transiting through Australia, will be flying from Port Moresby to Brisbane, scheduled to arrive at 9.25 am. Our connecting flight from Brisbane to Fiji is scheduled to ...
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Do I need a transit visa in India if I don't have any checked luggage?

I am Canadian flying with Lufthansa to New Delhi and then taking a flight to Kathmandu with IndiGo. I will be waiting at the airport for my connecting flight less than three hours and I will not have ...
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Baggage check through and transit visa requirements for Dubai and London

I'm from India and travelling from New Delhi to Calgary with two stopovers: at Dubai and London Heathrow. I have booked my journey on a single ticket but multiple airlines: New Delhi to Dubai - ...
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Are the Schengen “airport transit visa” even checked?

I was reading about Schengen transit visas today, and in an answer I saw that Schengen requires some people to have an airport transit visa. This visa is apparently for entering the international ...
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Do I need two transit visas for round-trip travel through the US?

I am flying from Canada to Costa Rica, but connecting in Houston. I am an Indian citizen so I will need to get a transit visa to be allowed into the US. Do I need to apply for two such transit visas ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Dubai? [duplicate]

I'm travelling from Madrid to Brisbane, but I have a 9 hours layover at Dubai Airport. I do not plan to leave the airport, and the connection is with the same airline (Emirates). I'm from El Salvador. ...
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Schengen Visa/Transit Visa question

My husband and I are going to Italy for a 15 day vacation from USA. We are NOT citizens of the states, but we work and live here. Our return flight is from Venice, Italy to Chicago, USA with a layover ...
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Airport transit visa for Lisbon

I am an Iranian passport holder flying from Tehran to Caracas via Turkey and Lisbon (TAP Portugal). The layover is around five hours at Lisbon and I have no Schengen visa of any type. Do I need an ...
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Do we need a transit visa we have a 12 hour stop over and have booked a hotel, we are flying with AirIndia from Sydney to Rome return

I am traveling with my elderly parents, sister and her son. He is 19 years old. We are traveling to Rome, from Sydney return on Air India. We have a 12 hour stopover in Delhi, so I have booked a hotel ...
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Does an Egyptian citizen require a Transit visa for Istanbul airport?

I hold an Egyptian passport and am travelling from Cairo to Istanbul then to London (round trip). I'm using Turkish Airlines for all my flights. I will layover less than two hours each time. Do I ...
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How to get Saudi Arabian transit visa for road travel?

Is it now possible for a Kuwait resident (engineer) along with family to get a transit visa to travel by road through Saudi Arabia to Bahrain? If so, which agency helps to process the transit visa in ...
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Do I need a transit visa In Casablanca Airport?

I am travelling from Montreal (Canada) to Beirut (Lebanon) and transiting in Casablanca Airport (Morocco) for 8 hours. I currently hold a valid Canadian entry visa and study permit. My passport is ...
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Transit visa requirement for Zurich [duplicate]

I will travel from India to Canada via Zurich, I have a layover of 3 hr 45 minute in Zurich, I have valid Canada immigrant visa, I am an Indian citizen, I hold valid Indian passport. Do I need ...
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Dublin Transit visa for Sri Lankan citizens

My partner is a Sri Lankan national with a Sri Lankan passport and we will be returning to Sri Lanka from the UK on December 30 via Dublin and Abu Dhabi. He has a full 5 year multiple entry visa for ...
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How to enforce transit points during flight booking to avoid transit visas? [closed]

I am using skyscanner to search for international flights. It is an outstanding app, but when searching for flights from India to Cayman Islands it only shows connections through USA and UK. Why are ...
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Transit visa Australia

I'm Brazilian and I was living in Australia until July using a student visa. I then left the country because I had no further period of stay in my visa. I went to New Zealand to apply for a new ...
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Paris transit visa

I am travelling to Algeria (ALG) via Air France, and I need to change flights at the airport in Paris. My stay in the airport is not more than 2 hours both ways. I also have a valid US visa. Do I ...
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Do you need a visa to transit Abu Dhabi airport?

I'm flying Etihad Airways to Melbourne and I've a 14 hours layover at Abu Dhabi. Some say that as long as you are inside the airport terminal you don't require a transit visa while some say you need ...
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Should I worry about being refused a ‘transit without visa concession’ in the UK?

Some people who cannot enter the UK without a visa can still transit ‘airside’ without a visa (e.g. visa nationals who don't require a Direct Airside Transit Visa or DATV nationals flying to the US). ...
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Is there a way to find out if I need a transit visa for a layover in the UK?

Is there a website or some other way to find out if I need a transit visa for a short stop in the UK on my way somewhere else? Ideally this should give me the answer for all nationalities, and take ...
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Do I need a UK transit visa for flying to the Canary Islands? [duplicate]

I am planning to visit Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain in October from Mumbai, India. I have already applied for a Spanish visa and am expecting to get it in two to three weeks. I have booked a ...
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Transit visa rules in Dubai airport [duplicate]

My uncle is traveling from Dubai to Amsterdam and then to Quito. He is citizen of Ecuador and Pakistan, currently in Pakistan. He will arrive at 5 AM in Dubai from Lahore and leave Dubai at 11:55 PM ...
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Round-trip transit through Canada: does it double transit visa costs?

I am a Romanian passport holder and will be transiting through Canada both ways during a round trip travel between US <-> China. (This is necessary if want to take an affordable Air Canada flight.)...
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Do I need a visa to transit (or layover) in the Schengen area?

I found many related questions on this site but I am still not sure about the rules. How can I decide if I need a visa to transit? Schengen members as of November 2017 are as follows: Austria ...
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Do I need a transit visa if spending 10 hours in a Vietnamese airport?

I'm a British national. The flight I'm looking at is from Malaysia to Tan Son Nhat International in Vietnam. There's a ten hour stop over before I can make my connecting flight to London. I am ...
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Is there a way to find out if I need a transit visa for Canada?

I'm passing through Canada, on my way to somewhere else. I'm staying only a short time. Is there a website, or some other way of find out out if I need a visa?
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Transit visa requirements while traveling from US to India with stops in Heathrow and Frankfurt [duplicate]

I'm an Indian passport holder traveling from US to India with transit stops in Heathrow and Frankfurt (my flight is ORD–LHR–FRA–BLR). I have a valid US H1 visa, and my transits in both London and ...
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What are transit visas?

What is the purpose of a transit visa, under what circumstances is is it required, and what happens when an individual arrives at an airport without one?
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Does an Indian citizen need a transit visa in Australia?

Indian passport holder. Do I need transit visa in Sydney?
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Kazakhstan transit visa costs

Does anyone have a DEFINITIVE price for a Kazakhstan transit visa for U.S. passport holders? ( at the Kazakh embassy in Tashkent in person)
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Is Transit Visa needed for Tokyo [duplicate]

I have upcoming business flight between Houston and Bali, Singapore, This flight has a 2-hour layover in Tokyo, and and a plane change Do I need transit visas beyond a business VISA for Singapore?
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Do I need UK transit visa? [duplicate]

I have a US transit visa. I am travelling from India to Jamaica. Will I need a UK transit visa as well? My flight goes from Mumbai to LHR to Miami to Montego bay.
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Schengen transit visa for a Sri Lankan [duplicate]

Does a Sri Lankan national who holds a valid US visa need an airport transit visa to transit through an airport in Italy?
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Do US Citizens need transit visas for New Delhi airport?

I am travelling from JFK to KTM via New Delhi, India. My transit time is around 16 hours in New Delhi. Do I have to get transit visa in New Delhi to stay in the airport?
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Does a Turk need a transit visa for USA when laying over in New York en route to Canada? [duplicate]

I am citizen of Turkey with a Tourist visa for Canada. My flight is from İstanbul through New York then Toronto. Do I need a US visa for my transit journey? By the way, we are not ESTA member.
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Transit visa for Uzbekistan passenger

My passenger is flying from Uzbekistan to New Zealand and has to change planes in Australia. He has a work visa but no transit visa. Is this allowed? I know Russians cannot transit in Australia, but I'...
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Do I need a US visa to transit (or layover) through an American airport?

In Europe usually you don't need to go through immigration to change planes (unless you are entering/exiting Schengen). Is it the case in the US as well? May I catch a connecting flight on one of the ...