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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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 [duplicate]

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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DO I need to have Airport transit visa if my US F1 visa is expired and I have H1b approval notice? [duplicate]

My F1 visa expired in June 2018. My OPT is valid till Jan 30, 2019. I got my H1b approved this year, so officially from Oct 1st, 2018 I am on H1 now and I have H1b approval notice. I am travelling ...
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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 ...
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Do I need a visa to connect in Thailand on separately book tickets?

I am arriving in Thailand (BKK) on the 23rd at 8.00 am by Air India and leaving at 17.00 hrs on China Eastern to Guangzhou. Do I need a visa to collect my checked in baggage? I don't intend to go ...
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24 Hour TWOV in China

I am planning on traveling from Germany to Indonesia on an Indian passport. Air China seems to be dirt cheap but I have a few things to clarify though: The layover time is 10 hours while going and ...
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Do Indian citizens need Ireland Transit Visa at Dublin Airport on a journey from USA to India? [duplicate]

I am travelling to India via Dublin and need to change flight, airline and terminal at Dublin Airport. It is one ticket though. Flights are American Airlines and Etihad. Do I need short stay visa or ...
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Will the removal from Uk will affect my future trips to EU and USA

I am an Albanian nationality, businessman and my wife is a pharmacist. On 12 October 2018 I was traveling with my wife from Tirana to New York, we chose British airways with flight change from London ...
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What does 'Confirmed Seat' mean with regards to Beijing 144-hour visa-free transit?

I have recently booked a number of flights for my trip to Asia in February. As part of the trip I will be travelling from Taipei to Beijing and 4 days later flying from Beijing to London (British ...
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Would the UK grant a transit visa to a person it deported five years ago?

Would a person who has been deported from the UK five years ago be able to transit through the UK on a trip to Grenada?
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Do Indian citizens need transit visa for Thailand if going through DMK?

I am traveling from Chennai to Don Mueang International Airport, Bangkok, Thailand, and from there to Mandalay, Myanmar. In Bangkok, the layover time is 8 hours. Do I require transit visa?
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Travelling from Botswana to China via Hong Kong

I have a visa for China and will be travelling from Botswana, via South Africa, through Hong Kong to mainland China. Do I need a transit visa for Hong Kong to transit to mainland China? I will be ...
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Are flights undertaken by GOL Transportes Aereos via KLM considered to be a single ticket / booking?

I have booked tickets from Germany to Uruguay. The major Airline for the trip is KLM. There is a stop at Brazil's Sao Paolo GRU airport from where I have a flight to Montevideo. This particular ...
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Transit visa or Tourist visa for multiple US layovers

I'm Peruvian and I will be traveling to London. My outward flight has 1 stop at Miami with an 18 hour layover. My return flight has 2 stops, a 15 hour stop in New York and a 2 hour stop in Miami. ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Don Mueang Airport(DMK), Bangkok [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen travelling from Chengdu, China to Mumbai, India on Thai Lion Air. My itinerary is as follows: Flight SL933 - Chengdu(CTU) to Don Mueang(DMK) - Depart at 03:35 and arrive at 05:...
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Traveling to China transfer in Hong Kong. Do I need a HK transit visa? [duplicate]

I'm an Iranian citizen planning to go to China from Europe. I already have the visa for China. I will go through HK to Hangzhou and then will return from Tokyo again through HK to Europe. Do I need a ...
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Missed flight but no visa to get a hotel [closed]

Let's say I am flying from country A to country C via country B. What happens if, due to airline error, I am delayed in country A and miss my connection to country C and the next flight is the next ...
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Do I need a transit visa (Amsterdam to Delhi via London)? [duplicate]

I am taking a flight from Amsterdam to Delhi via London Heathrow Airport. I have a British Airways flight to London and a Virgin Atlantic flight from London to Delhi. The customer care on British ...
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I wasn't allowed to check in for my flight because I didn't have a Turkish transit visa

I was going to Dubai, with a transit in Istanbul. I was to land in Atatürk International Airport and, on the same day, fly from Sabiha Gökçen Airport. Both flights were on Turkish Airlines. When I ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Manchester UK [duplicate]

I am traveling from Monrovia, Liberia to Saint George’s, Grenada. My flight leave Liberia on Sunday 9/16 and lands in Manchester on Monday 9/17. My flight from Manchester to Grenada is also on 9/17. ...
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London to Bhubaneswar, India via Budapest and Kiev

I will be travelling from London to India in Dec 2018 and the trip has layovers in Budapest and Kiev. I will be changing flights in Budapest which requires collecting and re-checking in my baggage. ...
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transit visa for indian passport holder in Daegu or Busan (South Korea) on the way to Khabarovsky or Vladivostok (Russia)

I have an Indian passport, Japanese residence card and intend to visit Khabarovsk and Vladivostok (Russia) but an itinerary (the cheapeast one) involves a transit in Daegu (TAE) or Busan (PUS). I have ...
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2-layover trip in europe with F1 visa [duplicate]

I currently hold a US F1 visa on my Iranian passport, and I've booked a flight from NYC to Tehran. The problem is that the trip is from JFK (US) to ZRH (Switzerland), from ZRH to FRA (Germany), and ...
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Does an Indian passport holder with a Netherlands Resident Card need a UK transit visa? [duplicate]

I am travelling from India to Amsterdam with a layover at London, where I have to change airports from Heathrow to Gatwick. Do I require a transit visa? I have a Dutch residence permit which is valid ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Incheon Airport?

I am a Nigerian citizen and will be boarding a round trip from Osaka to Nigeria. My flight is from Osaka Kansai Airport to Incheon Airport, and I will transfer to an Ethiopian Airlines flight heading ...

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