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Getting more time added onto an existing visa while you're already in the country.

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What is the longest a visitor can stay in Botswana?

How long can a visitor stay in Botswana, holding a passport eligible for visa-free entry? (And from a high income country.) Despite some websites simply saying you can't stay past 90 days in a year, ...
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Can I ask for the 30 - 60 day extension for Thailand now that I am home?

I didn't know I could extend my visa time in Thailand an extra 30 to 60 days. Can I do so now to use later or how hard is it to get the Thailand one-year visa?
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What visa are you given as a Singapore visitor if you travel to Malaysia and back into Singapore?

My mother is European and visiting me in Singapore and she would like to extend her stay for an extra 30 days past her automatic short-term visit pass (which was 90 days). I have applied for the ...
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H1B Visa interview in India

Good morning. I am trying to schedule the interview for my H1B visa extension during my next vacation to India. I am using this link - https://evisaforms.state.gov/Instructions/SchedulingSystem.asp ...
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Booking a return flight beyond the visa expiration date

My colleague (Indian) in Germany is travelling to Sri Lanka. The online approved visa period is 30 days. He needs to extend it after visiting Sri Lanka. Is it ok to have a flight return date beyond ...
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How to increase visa duration as Indian travlling to Kazakhstan?

Indian citizens can go visa-free to Kazakhstan, but suppose I want to stay there for longer. How can I extend the visa for longer duration, say 2 months?
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Entering another Schengen country with a Fiktionsbescheinigung without entering germany first

I have gotten a Fiktionsbescheinigung with third box ticked. I’ll be travelling from germany but for the return I’m planning to go to hungary. So my question is would the immigration officer in ...
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Thailand visa extension denied because I applied too early

I have landed in Bangkok two days ago and got a 45-day visa. Today, I went to the IT Lak Si center for short-term visa extensions in Bangkok to extend my visa for an extra 30 days. I was denied and ...
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Can B2 Visa Holder travel back to USA after 2 months or B1/B2 Visa extend twice (2nd time)

Below are my details Arrived to USA on Dec 14th 2021. I-94 is till June 15th 2022. Applied Online extension on May 13th 2022 Given Finger Prints on June 15th No Reply yet From USCIS Now can I know if ...
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Can a 90-day visa-free visit to Malaysia be extended? (Australian passport)

I'm an Australian visiting Malaysia on the visa-free basis and recently faced my 90 days running out. I ended up doing a successful border run to Singapore and back but keep wondering whether an ...
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Is 90 day visa limit applicable for the spouse of EU citizen?

I will be travelling to Europe next year on a Greek passport and staying past the 90 day limit imposed on non European citizens. Will my wife be restricted to the 90 day limit or can she stay longer ...
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Applying for Canada visitor visa while extension of stay in US pending

A traveler entered the US to visit family on a B-1/B-2 visa, and filed Form I-539 (Application to Extend Nonimmigrant Status) to extend his stay before the initial stay-until date on the admission ...
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Question about visa free (tourist visa) extension in Brazil

For reference, I'm from the US and given 90 days on the visa free travel in Brazil with the option to extend. I couldn't think how to phrase this succinctly in the title but my question is: If I leave ...
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Can I file for B2 extension online?

I have to leave the US by January 13. I received a positive Covid test result today (January 9) so I won't be able to board the plane. I attempted to file an extension online with the USCIS website, ...
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After Schengen visitor stay prolongation, what if one flies to a non-citizenship country?

I'm a non-EEA citizen, I don't require a visa to stay in a Schengen country for up to 90 days in a 180-day period. After staying in the Schengen zone for two months, I requested in advance to extend ...
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H-4 extension granted after moving out of US - can I reenter to visit? [closed]

I used to reside in the USA under a H-4 (spouse) visa, but recently accepted a job abroad and moved out of the country. Just before that, my spouse and I both applied for visa extensions, as our visas ...
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Booking roundtrip flights to Peru without knowing if tourist visa will be extended?

Here's my understanding of Peru's tourist visa: A normal tourist visa is good for 30-183 days The actual length of the initial visa varies (although I'm not sure why) The original visa can be ...
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Is it possible to apply for Visa extension of a Nigerian visitor in the UK?

I am UK citizen and I have a girlfriend who is Nigerian visiting me in the UK. Can I apply for visa extension as a partner for her. Not ready to marry
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May I apply for a UK Visa extension from within the UK with Indian passport validity of less than 6 months?

I am an Indian citizen and residing in UK and currently hold Tier 2 ICT visa and due for extension of my VISA, but I heard that for VISA extension one should have passport with minimum 6 months ...
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Is a second extension request for a visitor to Canada necessary if a previous request is still pending but its extension date has been reached?

Due to the pandemic, the processing time for visitor record (extension of stay) has increased significantly (almost 7 months currently). If someone, with a valid Canadian temporary visitor visa, ...
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Work trip to two Australian clients - letters of invitation and visa extension

My friend is an Italian specialist who travels quite often for work; in April he'll have to go to Australia to fix a problem for Client A. The client has sent him a Letter of Invitation that will ...
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Extension of USA B2 visa 2nd time

I am in the USA on a B2 tourism visa. I applied and paid for an extension which is still pending, though I got this note from USCIS: On January 8, 2021, we scheduled you for a biometrics appointment ...
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B2 Visa Extension I-539

My mother came to US on tourist visa in Jan 2020, applied for her extension of stay (form I-539) in June 2020, the application is still pending and her 1 year in US would complete in January 2021. 1). ...
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I-539 Visa Extension Question

My husband is an American citizen, we filled the I-130 in May 2020. I came to visit him in March using my tourism visa. However, I was supposed to return in April to Colombia (my home country) but ...
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Extend USA B2 Tourist Visa (for My Mother) stay under COVID19 + Flight ban situation [closed]

My Mother (63 yrs) is currently visiting me from India on B2 visa. Now her I94 is valid till Sept 15 this year (visa is 10 yrs). Due to COVID19 India has flight ban imposed, and till now we dont have ...
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How strict are the requirements for extensions of UK visas due to COVID-19? [closed]

This is a followup to my question originally asked here: UK Standard Visitor Visa implications during travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19 outbreak? As stated there, I am a British national, ...
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B2 visa extension online for parents [closed]

My Parents are stuck in US due to COVID 19. They are on a B2 visa and their authorized stay as per I-94 is expiring on June 30, 2020 and my mothers until 30 July 2020. We are in the process of filing ...
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Filing mother's B2 visa extension - Do I need to mention myself as Preparer & Interpreter mandatorily?

Mother's B2 visa stay expiring 17-May-20. Need to file extension. Started filling online I-539 on USCIS portal, have few questions: Do I need to mandatorily mention my name/details, if I am preparing ...
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Waiving the fees for extension of stay ( I-539) for visitors who are stuck in USA [closed]

My parents who are currently here in the US for visiting are not able to go back due to covid-19 flight cancellations. Hence I would have to file for extension, but why is the fees not being waived as ...
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Extension of stay at USA due to COVID-19 lockdown

My wife and I are Indian citizens with valid USA B2 visas. We came to visit our children on December 8, 2019. Our authorised stay ends on June 8, 2020. We have planned to return on June 3, 2020. We ...
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Applying I-539 two times because of COVID-19

I am on a B2 visa and entered the USA on July 15th 2019. My I94 was supposed to expire on January 15th 2020. But I had applied for extension (I-539) on November 4th, 2019. On March 30th 2019, I ...
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Does the 30-day extension of one's stay start from 30th of April 2020 (COVID-19-related automated stay extension) or from 30 days after entry to THA?

When extending one's stay after entering Thailand as a French citizen via the visa waiver programme and after benefiting from the COVID-19-related automated stay extension till the 30th of April 2020, ...
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Does the COVID-19-related automated visa extension till the 30th of April 2020 in Thailand also apply to foreigners who entered Thailand visa-free?

I read on https://immigration.go.th/content/visa_auto_extension (mirror): 👮‍♂️ The person whose visas has expired from 26th of March 2020 will be automatically extended to 30th of April 2020. ...
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B2 visa extension due to covid

My mother's I-94 expires in April 23, 2020. We are in the process of filing I-539. Does it matter if we file online or paper form, our worry is the receipt as if we file the paper form we may not get ...
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Is it possible to apply again for new extension for visa B2 due to covid?

I requested a B-2 visa extension on September for my mother, she has to stay until may 14, so she is already 1 year in USA as a visitor, but due to covid-19 I am worry about her health, she is 74 ...
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B2 Extension for Parents [closed]

My parents are in the US with B-2 visas. They want to apply to extend their stay. I see that only individual applications are accepted online. My parents applied jointly previously, so do i need to ...
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What to do when in Malaysia and visa expires during lockdown?

I am currently in Malaysia on a 30 day visitor visa. My flight is April 6th, but all flights have been cancelled until further notice. There is no avenue for me to leave the country. My visa expires ...
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USA Tourist Visa Extension due to Covid-19 also Airlift for Indian nationals in the US details [duplicate]

Given the current covid-19 situation where the home country (India) has stopped all international flights, how can one (65+ year old) extend their B2 visa or stay after I-94 extension? Any help is ...
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Can one extend a Thai 30-day visa-free stamp any time before the stamp's expiration or can one extend it only when close to the expiration?

I read on https://www.dontworryjusttravel.com/asiapacific/thailand/thailand-60-day-tourist-visa/#How_to_extend_your_stay_for_30_more_days_without_getting_a_Thailand_tourist_visa: Can I extend my ...
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Visa extension in India for a baby U.S citizen

I'm an Indian citizen living in the United States on a dependent visa. My 5 month old son, was born in the U.S and now we are in India. On arrival, the stamp in the baby's passport says something like,...
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Can I extend a tourist visa inside Vietnam?

I can get a tourist visa with the span of one month upmost to Vietnam (as of February 2020 only USA citizens can get more than that and I don't hold a USA citizenship). If I arrive to Vietnam with a ...
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Can I apply fore visa in Nepal before current Indian visa expires?

My son, a UK citizen, is currently in India and wishes to stay longer. Can he leave India and apply for another tourist visa from Nepal whilst his current visa is still valid?
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Is it possible to lengthen a Vietnam tourist visa from six months to one year inside Vietnam?

Assuming I get a six months tourist visa to Vietnam (either by visa on arrival or directly from consulate) and I reached to Vietnam and already spent there almost six months and need to spend six more ...
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Extending South Africa 90 day visitors visa?

I'm a Canadian traveling to South Africa next year to join my partner (also Canadian), who will be studying for the year. I will be working remotely but without a work visa, so I'm planning on leaving ...
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Stay longer than grace period on a J-1 Visa

I am currently on exchange under a J-1 Visa. I know I can stay another 30 days longer after my Visa expires, however I intend to travel around the USA and stay for 45 days after my visa expires. What ...
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Extending Visa from Philipines bureau of Imigration

I want to avail visa free travel to Philipines as I have a valid japanese visa. Indians can avail this as per this document. My trouble is that initial visa will be granted for 14 days which can ...
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DS 160 Have you traveled to any countries/regions within the last five years?

I am in US and filing for extension from Mexico so filling up DS 160. While filling the DS 160 I came across the question "Have you traveled to any countries/regions within the last five years?" My ...
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Non-US citizen traveling to Australia on an expired US work visa, but valid Australian visitor visa from US?

I am Indian working in the USA and my visa extension was filed and currently in-process with US consulate. My US work visa expired a week ago. I have yet to get my status on it. I am planning to ...
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Visitor visa to re-enter USA after 1 month in Mexico

My mom came from Venezuela to visit my sister and my family and after 6 months we applied for an extension of stay, she went to Mexico to visit my nephew and his wife but I want her to come back to ...
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How to extend a Barbados tourist visa?

I've only stayed in Barbados for up to 30 days but I know my parents have stayed there for far longer than that a few times, by extending their visas. How do you extend a bajan tourist visa?
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