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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Transit visa for Indian citizen when transiting through China

I am an Indian citizen and a permanent resident of Canada. I am considering the following flight: Delhi (DEL) -> Hong Kong (HKG) -> Beijing (PEK) -> Montreal (YUL) I have a 2hr layover in Hong ...
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Do i need a transit visa for Dubai if i am an Afghan citizen? [duplicate]

I am from Afghanistan. I have a flight through Dubai. I have to wait in Dubai for 24 hours to get to my other flight. Do i need a transit visa? In which conditions do I need a transit visa for Dubai? ...
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Transit visa at Istanbul, Turkey

I'm a Bangladeshi citizen, currently studying in Moscow, Russia. Willing to fly to Abu Dhabi by Turkish airlines and get a transit at Istanbul which will be more than 12 hours. I want to take the '...
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do i need a transit visa in japan [duplicate]

I'm a canadian citizen. i have a stopover to japan going home to canada and will transfer from tokyo HND airport to tokyo NRT. Also, I have layover of from 4 am in the morning and be leaving at 6 pm ...
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Leaving the Singapore airport during airline transit without using Singapore tours

I am an Indian national traveling from the USA to India. I have a long layover in Singapore (12 + hours from 7 PM to 7 AM next morning). I have a US visa and a passport so I can avail the Singapore ...
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Do I need UK transit visa to move from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5 Heathrow? [duplicate]

I (Indonesian) have a possible travel itinerary from Japan to Berlin via UK Heathrow airport. From the airline website it says that I need to move from Terminal 3 (arrival from Japan) to Terminal 5 of ...
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Do I need a visa to transfer flight in Seoul (Incheon Airport)? [duplicate]

I'm a Chinese citizen with Japan one-time tourist visa. I booked two tickets to go home, Okinawa to Seoul (Incheon Airport) and Seoul (Incheon Airport) to Dalian. Do I need a South Korean visa to ...
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Transiting via Shanghai Pudong International Airport [duplicate]

i intend to travel to Osaka, Japan via Shanghai Pudong International Airport on China Eastern Airlines. Since i only have a 4.5 hours transit at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport, do i need a ...
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Can a Vietnam citizen with a US green card stay in Japan visa-free for 90 days? [duplicate]

My spouse and I have a tight window for a connecting flight at Narita International. If we miss our connecting flight and have to fly to our destination the next day, and my spouse is a Vietnam ...
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Does an Indian national need a visa to transit via Hong Kong?

I am Indian national and traveling from USA to India via HongKong and my USA visa has been expired. Do I need a transit visa to enter or change the flight in Hong Kong?
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I am a Filipino passport holder and will be having a layover of 2h45m in an airport in Narita. Do I need a transit visa? [duplicate]

I am flying from New York and will be having a layover of 2h45m in Narita International Airport (which I am not planning to leave) before going on another flight to Ninoy Aquino International Airport. ...
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Transit Visa requirements for person with COPR (PR Visa) to Toronto [duplicate]

I am Indian Passport holder and have booked ticket on KLM and return by Delta from New Delhi to Toronto. I have PR Visa stamped and am going to Toronto to activate my Canada PR and wanted to know if i ...
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Traveling to Canada with a multiple entrance visa that expires 3 days after entry

I am traveling to Canada and have a multiple entrance visa but it expires 3 days into my trip. Can i still go and will the Canadian customs officer just extend my visa 10 more days to the end of my ...
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Can I stay overnight (15-hour layover) in Haneda airport without a Japanese transit visa? [duplicate]

I’m a Filipino citizen. My flight goes from Vancouver to Manila via Tokyo Haneda. I'm not planning to go out of the airport during my layover, so I don't see a need to have a transit visa. However, I ...
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Can I stay overnight [15-hour layover] in Haneda airport without a Japan visa?

I’m a Filipino citizen. My flight goes from Vancouver to Manila via Tokyo Haneda. I will arrive in Japan at 6pm then depart at 9am the next day. I'm not planning to go out of the airport during my ...
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Does a Nepali need a transit visa for Panama or Colombia?

I am a Nepali passport holder, right now in the Dominican Republic. I have a DR visa. Recently I thought of visiting Bolivia as a tourist. I can't find any direct flights to Bolivia. Do I need a visa ...
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24hours+ layover in Shanghai

My mom is going to fly out from Vietnam to the US, and she has to layover 31 hours in Shanghai. I want her to exit the airport and stay at a hotel. Also, I have been doing the research about the 144 ...
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Do I need a transit visa to fly from a schegen country via London to travel to USA? [duplicate]

I am traveling from Prague to Boston and have a layover in London to change my flight and duration between flight is 2 hours. I hold a valid H1b visa of USA. Am I required to obtain a transit visa?
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Can I get a transit visa when I arrive in Istanbul?

I am Pakistani National, living in UK. I am travelling to Pakistan via Turkish Airline. I want to go into Istanbul for a day as my next layover is 28 hours. Can I get transit visa on arrival at the ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Malaysia?

I am an Indian passport holder travelling from China to India via Kuala Lumpur, on Air Asia tickets bought separately. The layover is 4 hours and 30 minutes. Do I need a transit visa?
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Transit visa for Hong Kong

Do I need a transit visa for Hong Kong if i am going to Japan on Cathy Pacific Airline? I have a Japan visa.
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Do I need a Brazil transit visa on my way to Fiji?

I am a Nigerian living in Nigeria. I intend to travel to Fiji Island. I was asked to get a Brazil transit visa. Secondly, do I need to get an invitation letter from someone residing in Fiji to be ...
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Is a transit visa required for a layover in Bangkok [closed]

I am travelling from Cebu to Mumbai with layover of 6 hours in Bangkok with different airlines, do I need a transit visa?
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Do I need a transit visa in UK if I don't meet the exemption criteria for my returning trip (yet)? [duplicate]

I'm travelling to China from US and will be transiting at LHR. Here's my situation: I booked a round trip (virgin atlantic) from US to China flying on 12/23/2018 and returning 1/4/2019. By 12/23, ...
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Can I make a short visit to Germany on a transit visa?

I’m a permanent resident (Green Card holder) in the USA and I’m flying to Jordan through Frankfurt. If I would like to enter Germany for a short visit, maximum 7-8 days, can I apply for a transit visa ...
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Flying from Germany to Chicago with a 4hr layover in Dublin - Will I need a transit visa

I'm Filipino on an F1 Student Visa from the US. I'm flying back to the US from Germany. I have a 4 hour layover in Dublin on my flight back to Chicago. My flight arrives in Terminal 2 and I depart for ...
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What kind of a visa do I require to halt at Kuala Lumpur for 3 days while travelling from Mumbai to Melbourne via Kuala Lumpur?

I am travelling to Melbourne, Australia from Mumbai, India. I have a valid visa for Australia. I am planning to go visa Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and halt for a 3 day visit. My question is, what kind of ...
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Can I safely wait in the transit area of a destination airport for my visa to be approved?

If I've got a flight booked to a country that requires an e-visa for entry (say Brazil, for example), and my visa hasn't been processed yet, but will most likely be processed within 24 hours of my ...
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Re-entering USA after short trip to Canada after visa expired

My J-1 visa will expire on the 14th of December 2018 and I am aware of the 30 day grace period however, I was planning to go to Canada for 4 days to visit my family friends for Christmas (during the ...
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What can I do: UK transit visa not issued or passport returned: my flight is in two days?

I applied for a UK direct airside visa at New York VFS on 17th Oct 2018, as I am flying from San Diego to India via London. It is 30 Nov now, and I still didn't get back my passport. My flight is on ...
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Iceland Transit Visa for Canadian Residence ( Indian Passport Holder) [duplicate]

I am an Indian Citizen and Canadian PR holder. Want to book the flight from YYZ ( wow airline) have a route through Iceland (6.55 hours hold) to New-Delhi. Do I require Iceland Visa or Transit Visa? ...
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How can I get a UK transit visa when my US student visa has expired? [closed]

I'm in US on a student visa, currently expired; my last entry was 3 years ago. I do have an approved I-797 (H1-B). Can I travel through London without a transit visa? BTW, the layover is 3 hours and ...
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Do I need a UK visa if I have a visa for Ireland? [duplicate]

I have lot of confusion. I am traveling from Bangalore (India) to Dublin (Ireland) and I have a stopover of 4h15m in London Heathrow; I have to change terminals from 2 to 5. I have valid Irish Join ...
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Queue time for visa exemption when entering at Shanghai Pudong?

I'll be travelling through Shanghai Pudong Airport in 3 weeks and I want to use the 144-hour visa exemption service. I'm worrying about the queue time. I'll land at 1 p.m. and hope that it won't ...
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Do we need a visa for our transfer at Narita, Tokyo?

My wife and I have Filippina citizenship and we will arrive at Narita on Alitalia Airlines at 11 am on 28 Nov 2018, Then, we will get our luggage and transfer to another airlines bound for Cebu via ...
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Can I still travel if valid visa was in a stolen passport? [closed]

I have planned my trip abroad, leaving in 2 weeks. All my tickets were booked long ago; unfortunately, my passport with the valid visa was stolen. I am trying to apply for a new passport now. Do I ...
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Transit Visa for Thailand

Im an Indian citizen. Do I need a transit visa in Thailand while going to Angkor Wat from Kolkata (India), and can I stay in Thailand for two days on this transit visa?
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Baggage claim/ transit visa [duplicate]

Do I need transit visa in Frankfurt to claim my check- in luggage to transfer to another airlines? I'll be travelling to Canada via Frankfurt.
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Traveling to USA from Morocco through Barcelona do I need a transit visa If I am asked to collect my chec-luggage (using different airline company) [duplicate]

I am contacting you guys concerning one of the problems that I believe I will have them during my trip through Barcelona Airport. I am traveling from Morocco (CMN Airport, Casablanca) to ...
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can my transit visa take me through munich and frankfurt?

I am going to Nigeria from Mexico but i do have an airport transit visa but i have to stop first in Munich then take a connecting flight to frankfurt before going to Nigeria,would that be possible?
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EU Passport, connection flight through US, with Iran stamp on my passport

I am a greek citizen with an EU passport, living in the UK. Visited Iran this past September on holidays. End of December this year (1.5 months from now), I am visiting Costa Rica, but have a ...
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Is there any way to expedite a transit visa application for Canada?

My friend and I are returning from Morocco back to the US on December 25th. The tickets I bought have a layover in Montreal, Canada. I'm a Canadian citizen, so I don't need any visa. However, my ...
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Transit via Uzbekistan from Germany to India

Do I need a transit visa if I transit via Uzbekistan to India ? I am travelling from Frankfurt to Mumbai via Tashkent.
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Do I need a transit visa for my Bangkok layover?

I am an Indian passport holder traveling from Cambodia to Taiwan (Taipei) via Thailand (Don Mueang airport Bangkok). On the way there, the layover is 2 hours. Do I need a transit visa for Thailand?...
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I am travelling to India from the US: do I need a valid visa? [duplicate]

I am currently living in the US on a 24-month STEM OPT. I am travelling to India for visa renewal. My itinerary is Dallas/Fort Worth-Washington/Dulles-Newark-Bombay. Do I need a valid US visa or a ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a layover in Namibia?

I have Bulgarian citizenship and permanent residence address in Germany, and I will travel to Botswana for a 10 day trip (scientific conference). The site of our Ministry of External affairs states ...
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Does a Canadian citizen need a visa for a stopover in New Zealand?

I have a 14-hour layover in New Zealand before I have a connecting flight to Melbourne, Australia. Do I need a visa if I wanted to leave the airport and go to a hotel? I am a Canadian citizen with the ...
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Same-plane, same-flight-number domestic leg of international flight eligible for 72h visa-free transit in China?

I understand the (144 and) 72 hour hour visa-free transit program in China is restricted to departing on an international flight from the same city as you arrive in. (24 hour program lets you do ...
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Hong Kong transit visa processing time

I am an Indian citizen and want to go into Hong Kong during my 15-hour layover. I applied with the pre-arrival registration form and was denied. I have sent the visa documents via fax and also ...
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Does a Kenyan citizen holding a Schengen visa need a transit visa as well if having a layover in Zurich?

I will be travelling with a family member from Dublin, Ireland to Nice, France at the end of next month in November. She is a Kenyan citizen but already has a Schengen visa that lasts until March 2019 ...