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In which way is a D-visa in a Schengen country not taken into account for the 90/180 days rule?

Here is the situation. I'm Belgian but this is about my American boyfriend. He entered Schengen on July 16, 2018 - flew into Amsterdam airport where his passport got stamped, then took a train to ...
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Calculating my 90 Schengen days precisely [duplicate]

I am a US citizen and know the 90-day allotted rule. But this time I need clarification. I am entering France on May 18th and had planned on departing Spain on August 16th - exactly 90 days. But I ...
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Do I need a China Visa for Taiwan China Japan flights booked on different airlines?

We are American and flying this route: USA > TPE TPE > PEK PEK > KIX (5 days in Beijing) Train to Tokyo NRT > USA 1 and 2 are on Airline A, 3 is on Airline B, 5 is on Airline C. I am assuming ...
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Do I need a visa for Russia if just transit through Moscow?

I am an American Citizen and I am hoping to fly from USA to Kazakhstan via Moscow (transit for 4-9 hours in Moscow Airport) - do I need a Russian Visa?
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US citizen overstayed for 11 months in Philippines

My boyfriend overstayed here for 11 months. I was just asking if he can go back here again after paying fines?
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Quitting job to visit my UK boyfriend for longer

So, I’m in a long distance relationship with a guy from England, we’ve been together for a little over a year now. He visited me here in the States for 2 weeks in April 2018, and I visited him for 2 ...
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If my wife is denied a UK spouse visa, can she still visit the U.K. On a tourist visa?

I am a British citizen and engaged to an American. I have been twice denied a tourist visa to visit the US due to lack of ties to the U.K. The consequence of this is that I have now lost my ESTA and ...
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How do I mention a previous US visit using an OCI card? [on hold]

My minor son travelled to India 7 years ago with a OCI card. Now I and my son are traveling to India again. He now has a new US passport, which is different than the one mentioned on his OCI card 7 ...
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Consequences for over-staying a 90 day passport stamp - Bahamas

We checked into the Bahamas via boat (our own small sailboat) with me, wife and small children (all under 8 yrs old). I was dead tired that day from a long over-night sail in bad weather. I checked in ...
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Standard Visitor Visa for US Citizen

November 12th 2018 my girlfriend (US Citizen) arrived in Manchester airport and was detained for 10 hours before being refused entry as they did not believe she was a genuine visitor and would not ...
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US citizen in UK on a tier 4 visa. When it expires I want to leave & then re-enter UK as a Tourist, do I need to go back to US first?

I am a US citizen, currently living in the UK on a tier 4 visa. When it expires (March) I want to leave & then re-enter UK as a Tourist for a period of less than six months, to visit family and go ...
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After a UK Family visit visa refusal, can I still enter the UK as a US citizen visa free or will I be refused at the border?

I recently applied for a UK Family Visit Visa but it got denied. We want to visit my husband parents long term but they said this: You have applied for entry clearance to live in the UK ...
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Exiting the airport on a connection flight

I am citizen of USA. I will be flying from South Korea back to USA. There is an 8 hour stop in Taiwan for a connecting flight. Am I allowed to exit the Taiwan airport on this stop to meet up with some ...
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How long does a Red Flag stay in Airport system

We are Americans and travel to Bkk about once a year and a couple of years ago my son was flagged for frequent visits even though it isn't the case. He was told that he needs to get a visa next time. ...
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Questions about passport applications

Dumb question but when I applied for my passport (from last year 2018) on the application it asks where I am traveling to, I only put one country down (Thailand) as that was planned at that moment but ...
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UK marriage visa

I am an American citizen but don't live in the USA. I will likely have to fly to the USA for my bio metrics, send the visa then wait for its return. How long does it take to process the visa without ...
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Entering Germany before granting of residence permit [closed]

I am a US citizen, trying to move to Germany (Berlin). I have found a job in Berlin and with the company, am applying for a residence permit. Since I am a software developer with no negative history, ...
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Do I need a serious reason to enter a US Embassy as a US Citizen?

Out of curiosity, can I, as a US citizen, enter a US embassy without a serious reason? For example, if I was traveling to Tokyo and I want to see what it looks like inside can I just walk in? If not, ...
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Going back to the US from Indonesia (Dual Passport) [duplicate]

I am picking up my brother this week to take him back to the US. he is now 17 years old and he moved to Indonesia when he was 1. We have bought a ticket from Jakarta to Singapore then from Singapore ...
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Reentry to USA from Canada after flying into Canada from Belgium

I'm a US citizen staying in Germany. My family has a summer home in Canada. I'm thinking of going to Canada this summer, and then going back to the US by driving from Canada into the US. I don't ...
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US citizenship for an Australian dual-national while on 90 day visa in America?

I am American citizen. My daughter will be in America with me on the 90-day visa waiver program. During that time she will be receiving her Consular Report of Birth Abroad and her US passport in the ...
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Renewing a US Passport without getting rid of the old one

I have an issue with my US passport where I am running out of passport pages for stamps/visas. My current passport expires in 2023, but I need to get a new one. However, I recently began traveling ...
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Overstaying in South Africa [closed]

I am a US citizen, South African born. I went in July to spend time with my mom who was sickly. I came back to the States beginning of Aug only to turn back around 2 weeks later as my mom was ...
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UK Visitor Visa Denied

So, this is a little bit of a long story but to cut it short. I am American and I applied for a UK Visitor Visa, because at the time while I was looking through gov.uk and there was a section that ...
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Is it possible to courier passport of my 3 month old son to the US from india?

My three month old son is a US citizen (born in the US) and we are of Indian origin. He left for India on an entry visa with his mother recently. Before leaving, I prepared all required documentation ...
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Will I be denied entry again? [duplicate]

I recently (Dec 2018) tried to enter the UK after traveling there for a week prior to December with no such trouble. This time however, I was trying to stay for 6 months to be with my boyfriend (UK ...
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Singapore medical visa for US citizen

Can US citizen get medication/emergency surgical procedure under tourist visa?
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Travelling with US and Indonesian passport [duplicate]

I have two passports; US and Indonesia. I get the US citizenship by birth and I know it is illegal for me to have the US passport because Indonesia does not allow dual citizenship so I keep my US ...
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EU citizen hosting a US citizen in Sweden

I'm an EU citizen (non-Swedish) who currently lives in Sweden. I'd like to host my friend (US citizen) who wants to visit me in Sweden. So what are the requirements that I should fulfill? My friend ...
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How can I travel outside the US after naturalization while waiting for passport?

I became a naturalized citizen and, as a result, my Green Card was taken during my interview. I've applied for a passport and was told it would take up to 6 weeks for processing. I already had plans ...
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Will I need a transit visa to fly through Russia?

I am an 18 year old US citizen. I am planning on flying to Kazakhstan with a short layover in Moscow, Russia. I have read that I need a transit visa in order to fly through Russia, but I have also ...
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expired US passport and Nexus only do I need a valid us passport? [closed]

My US passport has expired I have applied for new nexus card it expires in Mar. 2019 Is a nexus card enough to get back in the US?
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I am a US Citizen born in the US. I am american. I am traveling to Philippines [duplicate]

I want to know if I travel to the Philippines and I have a layover in Seoul Korea, do I need a visa to transit through to my next flight to philippines?
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US Girlfriend Denied Entry to UK

On November 11, my American girlfriend flew over to the UK to visit me. She was detained and questioned, and refused entry under the belief she would not leave within those six months. This was due to ...
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Can I get a new U.S. passport sent to a U.S. consulate overseas after leaving the US with a different passport (dual citizenship)?

My child has dual US and German citizenship, we live in the US. Her US passport expired, the German one is still valid. Her new passport might not be ready in time for our travel plans. Judging from ...
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How to lift a lifetime ban from Canada due to marijuana?

My husband was "banned for life" for entry into Canada for having marijuana on him back in the 90's. We had completely forgotten about this when we traveled to Toronto some years back, but were ...
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Dual citizen (Australian/US) traveling to India with an Australian passport and visa. US passport hasn't arrived yet, how to get back in?

I'm traveling to India for the holidays. I've booked the trip and visa using my Australian passport information. I recently became a US citizen and applied for a US passport. It still hasn't come in ...
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Can I, underage, get a US passport with consent from both parents, but without either present?

I am under age 16. The research I did says that if a parent isn't able to come in person to the passport office, then they need to fill out Form DS-3053 and have it notarized. But what if neither ...
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US citizen denied entry to the UK; will it go away if I renew my passport or get an enhanced drivers license?

I was denied entry to the UK due to unpaid house sitting (though I was originally let in for 45 days the first time after telling them I was house sitting). There’s a big ol’ X in my passport now ...
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Visiting the U.K. for three months will I have issues at IO? [closed]

So I’m in a long distance relationship and I’ll be visiting my boyfriend for 3 months. I’ve been in the U.K. before with no issue but that was only for two weeks. I’m a single person. I have a dog, ...
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After my Korean C-4 visa expires, can I re-enter immediately as a visa-free national? [closed]

I hava question in regards to my current work visa in Seoul South Korea. I am a US citizen in Seoul, South Korea, on a C-4 work visa that will expire next week. If don't have a employer to renew or ...
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Cancelled unused Russian tourist visa

Until recently I have travelled to Russia frequently - on regular tourist visas in my USA passport. The last time I travelled, the Embassy issued my visa for wrong dates (in my application I requested ...
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Are state-issued non-driver photo IDs acceptable as “Primary Photo ID” for a US passport application?

There's a list of accepted types of primary and secondary photo IDs at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/requirements/identification.html. One of the options there, listed under "...
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Can I get a UK Standard Visitor Visa at the border?

I'm a musician, and I'll be traveling to the UK in February 2019 to perform. I've done this previously (in 2018) on a Performer Visa. It looks like the regulations have since changed though. While I ...
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How do I travel as dual citizen of the US and New Zealand? [duplicate]

I have lived in the US for many years. I renewed my New Zealand passport several years ago (born in NZ). I have been told I must leave and enter the US on my US passport. I am going to NZ soon. What ...
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US citizens traveling between Ukraine and Russia

My brother and I, American citizens, are planning an Eastern Europe trip where we fly into Saint Petersburg, journey through western Russia and parts of Ukraine, and fly back to America from either ...
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If you are planning to be away for a long trip (possibly a year or longer), do you need to have domestic health insurance with the ACA requirement?

If you are planning to be away for a long trip (possibly a year or longer), do you need to have domestic health insurance with the ACA requirement? Or would your travel medical insurance be enough?
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Can an American living in Italy get a temporary passport on short notice?

I'm an American that's been living in Italy for 12 years now, my wife's Italian and I have a permanent foreigners permit to stay due to my status as a family member of an Italian citizen. My job ...
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Traveling in the Schengen area without Italian permit to stay

I am a U.S. student studying abroad in Italy. I have my Italian visa. I recently had my fingerprinting appointment to acquire my permit to stay. I was told that I cannot travel within the Schengen ...
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Do I need an ESTA for returning from a trip to the US, if I have US-Italy Dual Citizenship? [duplicate]

I'll be going back to the US in February for 10 days or so and up until this year, I've always traveled with my US passport and my Italian ID card to prove my EU citizenship since I live in the EU. ...