Questions tagged [visa-extensions]

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

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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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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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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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True current procedure and cost of extending Cambodia tourist visa in person?

I can find lots of pages recommending extending your Cambodian visa through a travel agent, hostel, guesthouse, hotel, or even supermarket or bike shop. But all seem to merely repeat hearsay about it ...
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How to extend Indonesian visa on arrival (VOA) in Indonesia

What is the best way to extend visa on arrival in Indonesia? I will have 30 days visa on arrival (25 USD) and I need more 30 days without leaving country. It's possible to extend visa right after you ...
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What are the options for a non-EU national who wants to stay in Netherlands for more than 90 days?

I am an Australian citizen and I wish to base myself in Amsterdam for four or five months. As an Australian I get to stay in the Schengen area for a cumulative 90 days in any 180 day period without a ...
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Is it possible to extend a tourist Schengen visa (12 more days)?

My daughter applied at the Italian Consulate in Philadelphia, and they gave her two entries for 20 days (we thought it was for 20 days each entry). She was in Italy 12 days, then went to England for 1 ...
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Where is the “Office for Foreign Aliens” in Siem Reap, Cambodia?

I'm currently in Siem Reap, Cambodia with six days validity left on my visa and I've decided to pay the $45 for an extension since I like it here and since with the weekend starting and then Tet ...
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How can I extend my stay in America for 6 more days?

I was wondering, if I wanted to extend my stay for an extra 6 days, how would this happen? Some info, I'm a British citizen traveling to America with an ESTA, I'm in the state of Texas, and I've ...
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Is it possible to apply for and extend an Indian tourist visa whilst in Mumbai, India?

We will be staying on an e-tourist visa in India starting next week and would like to extend our stay. Is it possible to apply for a full tourist visa from within India? If so, how?
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Can I stay in the states longer using my American passport?

I am a UK/US dual citizen. I came to the states on an ESTA. I'm aware I can only stay in the states for 90 days on the ESTA. I am getting my American passport while I'm here. Can I then use my US ...
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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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With the ESTA visa-waiver for the US, what if you have a reason to need more than 90 days?

So I was looking at some long distance hiking trails in the US - the Pacific Crest and the Appalachian. Both require 5-7 months to hike the whole thing. This is fine for locals, but what about ...
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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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Does a visa extension count towards the 90 days? [closed]

We arrived in Greece on December 17, 2017. Our 90 days were up in March, but we were granted a type C visa extension to remain in Greece through June (refitting our sailboat). Does this extension ...
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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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UK visit visa extension before entering the UK

My parents have a UK visit visa, which expires on November 11, 2018. They have never entered the UK. Is it possible to extend the visa under such circumstances?
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Is it possible to extend your stay after entering the US under VWP?

I am currently holidaying in USA and have entered the states on a ESTA visa waiver, I booked my return ticket two weeks after the 90 day ESTA expires (my fault) naively thinking it wasn't a big deal, ...
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How close to the end of my Vietnam tourist visa can I still get an extension (through an agent)?

I've got three days left on my tourist visa in Vietnam and really wouldn't mind staying. When I was in Ho Chi Minh City I went to the immigration office and was told it's currently only possible to ...
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Travel to US two day before B1 visa expires

I have a B1 visa which is expire in next 5-10 days and need to travel to US for an urgent assignment. Can I travel just before 2-3 days of my visa expires. Will immigration officer give me I 94 more ...
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Travel changes with an Iranian visa

I received my Iranian visa two days ago. My plan was to go there for a week, but unexpectedly I have an extra week available (due to an event in Turkey being cancelled just recently). Therefore I ...
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What are the options for a non-EU national who wants to stay in Germany for more than 90 days?

I'm a US American, I'm currently visiting my brother in Germany, my 90 days visa is expiring in June, do I need to go back to the states? If so, how soon can I return to Germany? Or can I request to ...
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Going between Canada and America with the visa waiver program [duplicate]

We are on our Honeymoon for 6 months. We spent two months in South America and then came to the states. Our 90 days is nearly up and after it is; we are planning on spending the last three weeks of ...
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How to extend my short stay Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I hold a China main-land passport. I am doing study abroad from the US to France and Spain. With all the confusion and my poor judgement, now I end up with a short stay visa in France (Schengen visa)....
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Extend maximum duration of stay for a multi-entry Chinese visa (Q2)

Taking advantage of the new 10 year visa treaty between USA and China, I applied, and was issued Chinese visa (multiple entry, category Q2). However, I only got approved for 120 days per stay, while I ...
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Is Songkran worth a Thai visa extension, or can you have a similar experience in Laos?

I am traveling to Thailand and my 30 day visa ends on April 12. This site says Songkran runs from April 13 - 15 this year. It would cost $80 to extend the visa, and I can't move the date we enter ...
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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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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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Can I leave and re-enter with US expired I-94 but with I-797c receipt?

I have a valid B1 visa, but the I-94 stamp is expired. Because when I entered the US the immigration employer stamped the I-94 and wrote limited stay for one month. So, I submitted the I-539 ...
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How can I extend my Schengen seafarer's visa?

My Visa is from 25 March to 25 September (mistake made by issuing consulate) but my seafarers' contract is from 1 April to 30 September and my flight is out of South Africa 30 March into Italy 31 ...
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Indian Passport. Missing entry stamp into USA

I recently traveled from India to USA. I am on H1B. I entered USA on 29th December 2016. As my Visa extension is due in August 2017, I was gathering documents for Visa Extension. It was required to ...
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Extending an UK C-Visit Visa, do I need BRP?

On 25th of November 2015, I was granted a 6 months C-VISIT visa for UK. I entered the country on 22nd of March 2016 and my visa expires on 25th of April. On my entry application I noted that I will ...
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How long does the tourist visa extension process take in Guangzhou, China?

I am approaching the end of my second stay of my dual-entry visa in China. I am in Guangzhou and aware that another option is to pop over to Hong Kong and apply for a new Chinese visa there. But HK ...
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Cambodian visa extension for children

I am planning on staying in Cambodia for some time with my family (4 persons, 2 kids all Lithuanians, ie EU citizens). I will be flying to Bangkok first (staying there 2-3 months) and then to ...
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True current process of extending Mongolian tourist visa

I'm in Ulaanbaatar with just a few days left on my tourist visa, but Christmas is also only a few days away so I would prefer to stay here a bit longer than spend Christmas doing border crossings. A ...
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Can I extend my Chile tourist visa?

I'm an Indian and my Chile tourist visa for 90 days is expiring on 25th June. Is there any way I can extend my tourist visa? If yes what are the requirements that I need to fulfill ? Or are there ...
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Type D student visa in Spain: valid date and duration of stay

I'm Chinese citizen and I have a Type D student visa valid for Spain. It was originally issued to be valid from Nov. 1, 2014 to Apr. 24, 2015, and the duration of stay is 160 days. Which of these ...
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Possible to extend a Vietnamese tourist visa in Dong Hoi?

I have an Australian passport with a C1 tourist visa for Vietnam. Is it possible for me to get a standard 30 day (or longer) extension for my visa in Dong Hoi (the major town east of Phong Nha ...
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Can I get my tourist visa on arrival at Indonesia and then extend it?

I am a UK national and I am travelling to Indonesia for 35 days. Can I get a visa on arrival and then extend it for the required days? I am reading conflicting information on sites. Some say that ...
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Can I extend my holiday in the US on the Visa Waiver Program?

I have booked a three-week trip to California, on the Visa Waiver Program. I find it is a bit too short, so I want to stay 4 weeks instead of three weeks. Will that give me problems when I reenter ...
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Can I extend a Chinese tourist visa in Xining, Qinghai?

On a previous trip to China I found that it was incredibly easy to extend my tourist visa in Guangzhou. But Guangzhou has very many foreigners and is very well developed. In two and a half weeks I ...
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Irish Extension Reply - can I wait?

So I applied for a medical extension on a Irish 90 day visa. I enclosed medical note and cancer unit recommendation for followup now due to new symptoms. I sent a registered priority mail a week ago ...
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Extension of conference/business visa for 17 days instead of 10 days for South Africa - New Application?

I have been granted a visa for conference 10 days but both my flight and the conference will run much longer - 17 days to be exact. I have tried calling the consulate-general office to talk to ...
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Schengen visa - Duration of stay Extension - Approach

I applied for Schengen visa thru Germany embassy for travel from 10th August to 24th August, staying maximum days in Germany (5). I got my visa for duration of stay as 15 days (same as itinerary). ...
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Malaysian tourist length of stay extension

My mum is currently here in the UK to visit me on a Malaysian passport, hence she is not required to apply for a tourist visa and is granted 6 months stay from the date of arrival. She arrived in mid ...
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Indian visa with Bangladeshi origins

I am a UK citizen with a UK passport, my father was from Bangladesh. My Mother is English and she and my father divorced when I was 3 and so I never knew him. However because he was from Bangladesh ...
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Renewing or getting a new visa in Vietnam?

I'm an American who's been to Vietnam 3 times in the last year, my 1st visa was 1 month single entry, the 2nd visa was another 1 month single entry, and my 3rd visa was a 3 month multiple entry which ...
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If I leave South Africa to visit a neighboring country, will I get a fresh 90 day stay upon coming back? [duplicate]

I am a South African returning to live the country after having lived in the UK for the past 15 years. I returned on a UK passport (on a 90 day tourist visa) hoping to re-apply for my South African ...
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Schengen Visa Extension - Important Personal Reasons

My US citizen step daughter is taking a study abroad semester in Europe in Schengen visa countries. The program is exactly 90 days so she will exhaust the period allowed for her to stay taking this ...
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Schengen Visa exipres a day before departure. Do I need to re-apply for visa?

I applied for Schengen Type C tourist visa from 13th December to 24th December, 2014 in Italian Embassy, India. My flight from New Delhi will reach Rome on 13th of December and my return flight is on ...