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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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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Travelling to Bulgaria with Italian type D multi entry national visa

I have D type multi entry 365 days visa given by Italy. I want to travel from Turkey to Bulgaria by bus. Is there any problem when I pass border? I read that Bulgaria allows travellers who have a ...
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Can I enter Mexico with a United States C-1 visa without transiting through the US? [duplicate]

I really need help as I recently faced a dilemma related to Mexican visa. I am a Uzbekistan passport holder and, in the near future, I'm going to visit Mexico for tourism. Am I allowed to enter ...
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Landing card, transit visa in Kuala Lumpur [duplicate]

I am a Sri Lankan traveling from Colombo to Manila. I have a layover of 2 hours in Kuala Lumpur. Do I need to fill out a landing card? Do I need a transit visa? Same airline from Sri Lanka to Kuala ...
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Do a Brazilian and a Filipino citizen need an airport transit visa to wait for 2h30m in Seoul to fly to Addis Ababa? [duplicate]

It's hard to find a concrete information because everything is related to having a US visa, coming from or going to the US, which is not the case. We are leaving from Manila to Seoul, then to Addis ...
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Do we need an airport transit visa to wait in 3 different airports in Europe, if the final destination is Brazil?

I am Brazilian and my fiancé is Filipino. We are planning to go to Brazil from Singapore, and the few cheap flights we found have 3 different stops in 3 different European countries: London, Romania, ...
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Can I leave ICN airport on an 8-hour layover? Indonesian citizen, US Green Card

I'm an Indonesian citizen with a US green card. I'm traveling to Jakarta. I have an 8-hour layover in South Korea. Based on https://visa.go.kr/, I'm pretty certain that I don't need a tourist/transit ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Brazil?

I am an Indian passport holder studying in Guyana, South America. I am going back to India for vacation on August 28, 2018 for 3 months. I am transiting in Panama and Brazil. From Guyana to Panama is ...
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Do I need a transit visa in South Korea?

I'm a US green card holder, planning to take a vacation to the Philippines. Do I need a transit visa if I just have a connecting flight to South Korea going to the Philippines?
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Changing layover dates for an Australian transit visa [closed]

I am an Indian citizen. I booked flights from Chennai, India to Port Vila, Vanuatu via Brisbane, Australia on August 13, 2018 with a layover in Brisbane, Australia on August 15, 2018. I have applied ...
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Does an Egyptian need a visa to transit in Istanbul?

I am an Egyptian citizen going to Mozambique with a 2-hour connection in Istanbul. Do I need a visa for that?
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Applied for a C1 visa but got a B1/B2 visa

I applied for a USA C1 transit visa. My visa was approved, and when I received my passport, I saw that the visa class is B1/B2. Did I get a regular visit visa or am I missing something?
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UAE visa question

I hold an Indian passport and traveling from Sofia to India. Which visa should I apply for Dubai with a 7 hour layover (Exactly 6 hour 55 minutes) in Dubai? I am reaching DWC airport from SOF airport ...
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Is a transit visa required to pass through Bangkok Airport?

I have a flight from Bangalore, India to Manila, Philippines via Bangkok. It’s with the same airline (Thai Airways) but I will have to spend 10 hours in the airport at Bangkok for the connecting ...
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Non EU citizen with German Residence Permit Transit in London [duplicate]

I have an Indian passport and I'm currently working in Germany. I am travelling from Dusseldorf--London Heathrow--Chennai. Transit time in London Heathrow is 1 hour 30 minutes, and connecting flight ...
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Do you need a visa for layover in US if you’re a Canadian permanent resident? [duplicate]

I have a Philippine passport and permanent resident status in Canada. I’m worried because I don’t have a US visa for my layover.
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How do I know if I need a transit visa when the ticket is purchased online?

Some countries had weird rules, like Saudi Arabia. Recently, I purchased a tick to the US from Pakistan with a layover in Saudi Arabia. On the way out, it was a 11:30-hour layover and I had no issue. ...
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Expired permesso, but valid student visa

I'm currently a Jamaican national studying in Italy since September of last year. My student visa is valid till the 4th of September this year and my Permesso di soggiorno (residence permit) expires ...
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Canada transit visa online application [duplicate]

I have submitted an online application for a Canadian transit visa on 5 July 2018. I am an Indian passport holder and applied from Mumbai. I would like to know when I can expect to get my visa? Also, ...
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can I get transit visa on Heathrow [duplicate]

i am pakistani national residing in oman. i am travelling to schengen area with my family, while coming back to oman from france we have to stay at heathrow airport for 21h 50m, can I get transit visa ...
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Do I need a Schengen Transit visa? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen travelling from London to New Delhi with a 23 hour layover in Helsinki. My Schengen visa expired a few months back. Am I allowed to leave the airport to visit the city or do I ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a 4-hour layover in London? I have to change airports (Heathrow to London City)

I have a connecting flight Delhi -> London -> Ibiza. The layover in London is for 4 hours 30 mins, during which I have to change airports, from Heathrow to London City. I have gone over the UK ...
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Applying for a US tourist visa while solely intending to transit [closed]

I'm a non-VWP eligible EU citizen looking to fly from London to Peru (LHR-EWR-LIM with a 1 hour 55 mn stopover). I need to obtain a visa to transit through the US. I can either get a C-1 transit visa ...
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Can I transit in Germany without a visa? [duplicate]

I'm a Cameroonian by nationality, presently in Turkey. I want to travel to the Philippines and I don't need a visa because we are allowed visa free entry. Will I be allowed to transit in Germany?
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Can I apply for a transit visa in Oman?

I have a flight landing in Muscat, Oman and another taking off in the following 24 hours. I would like to take advantage of my long layover to exit the airport and actually discover Muscat. I am ...
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Traveling through Istanbul on two different airlines do I need a visa? [duplicate]

I'm having difficulty figuring out my visa situation going through Istanbul. I'm a US citizen. I'll be traveling from Mumbai, and connecting through Manama, on Gulf Air before changing airlines to ...
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Transit in Hong Kong with one passport and then entering Australia with another [duplicate]

I hold Panamanian and Chilean citizenships. My Australian visa is with the Panamanian passport but I want to book with Cathay Pacific, with a layover in Hong Kong. Panamanians need a transit visa, ...