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Questions tagged [visa-free-entry]

Which nationalities can enter which countries under which conditions without need of a visa.

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Should I apply for a standard visitor visa even if I normally don't require a visa because of my frequent travels to the UK

I am a Malaysian passport holder and I am eligible for visa-free visits to the UK for up to 6 months. In the past few months I have travelled to the UK multiple times without any problems. Details of ...
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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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Uk airport visa multiple entry?

I have a family friend who is visiting the U.K. He is a Brazilian National and stayed with me in the north of england for about 3 months. He returned to Barcelona for a few weeks as his dad needed to ...
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Proof of Accommodation in England

Hey so I am Australian and am staying with a friend in London when I arrive for a 1 week holiday. Do I need any document for customs proving I have accommodation? Or do they even ask this question? ...
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Can I return to Spain after spending 90 days there? [duplicate]

This summer I spent 88 consecutive days in Estepona from June 8th to September 6th. I would like to go back October 31st but I am unsure of the rules. Do I have to be out of the country for 6 months ...
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American coming to Scotland from overstay in Spain

I’ve overstayed in Spain by 9 months but fell in love and now going to Scotland so my girlfriend can get a US visa. How difficult will it be to get into Scotland? Please help
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Can I use dual citizenship to extend a visit? [closed]

Say I have two passports from two countries, both of which will allow me to stay in country X for 60 days without requiring a visa. Can I enter with passport A, stay 60 days, then leave and ...
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Entering the UK as the holder of an Article 10 residence card

I'm a Swedish (EU) citizen and my husband is a non-EU citizen. We moved to Spain a few months ago. My husband have a article 10 residence card. This card is issued by the Spanish authorities because ...
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Shanghai visa-free transit operations time

Next month I have a long layover, two days, in Pudong, Shanghai. Our flight arrives around 11.20 pm, meaning that most of the airport will be closed. I am planning to apply for transit without a visa....
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Re-entry under visa exemption (Thailand)

Suppose I enter Thailand by air with an Italian passport, under the visa exemption (which guarantees me 30 days in Thailand). Then I want to travel to Laos by land and come back to Thailand by land ...
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Is a Croatian visa needed if I have a valid multiple-entry Schengen visa and I enter Croatia first?

I'm Filipino and will be travelling to Budapest September 5 to 10 (6 days) and will secure a Schengen visa. Before entry to Budapest, I will travel first to Croatia and will be arriving in Zagreb on ...
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Canadian citizen staying in the US

I have recently learned from a family friend that if a Canadian citizen is here for 6 months on visa-free terms, after the 6 months are up, they can go back to Canada and stay for one day, then come ...
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Georgian on arrival for Canadian visa holders

I am planning to travel to Canada from 18th June to 5th July. I got to know that when you have Canadian visa, you can go to Georgia visa free. I will be leaving Canada on 28th June and I would like to ...
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Can I travel to Georgia without a visa if I have a single-entry Schengen visa?

I looked up at the Georgian website and they weren't being specific whether or not if I can enter Georgia with my single-entry Schengen visa. They only state "valid visa-holder of schengen visa can ...
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Using Fan-ID for tourism in Russia without going to the matches

If you buy a ticket for a match of 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, you get a Fan ID and can use it to enjoy visa-free travel to Russia. Do you have to attend the match as a condition? I am not a football ...
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Can I exit and re-enter Russia with my visa-free privilege?

I'm a Brazilian citizen in Russia, with 90-day visa-free access every 180 days. I've only been here one week, but I need to leave the country for a family situation. Can I later return for the ...
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Multiple entries on the free-entry visa (Indonesia)

I am looking for information on whether the free-entry visa for Indonesia allows for multiple entries within those 30 days? I am traveling to Bali next week and will stay there for 2 weeks before ...
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Visa-free entry to the UK refused due to frequent visit and overstay! Help with visitor visa [closed]

Please excuse my poor English. I'm Malaysian, 24 years old. I was refused entry in the UK on March 23, 2018 due to frequent and successive visits to the UK in 2017. The entry clearance officer ...
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Am I allowed to travel without visa into China via transits?

I plan to travel to Mexico this May. I am a Bangladeshi citizen with an ordinary passport and only have an Indian visa. I will get a Mexican visa this May. I am looking into the following travel ...
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Traveling to Puerto Rico with expired visa but valid status

I think this question was asked before¹ on another post, but I feel paranoid and want to hear some opinions on my unique situation. I came to the USA on a tourist visa 18 years ago and have never ...
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I forgot to give back the I94-W form and departed from a Mexican airport [duplicate]

I'm a German citizen. I was on vacation in Tijuana and I entered the US an the San Ysidro border control. I got the green I94-W form. I did some day trips to San Diego and back to Tijuana, but I ...
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I am a New Zealand Passport holder do I need a visa to visit Palau

I am a New Zealand passport holder. Do I need a visa for Palau? I am transiting through Seoul and Taiwan. Do I need visa for those countries as well?
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British Iranian Dual National travelling to USA

I have lived in Scotland (Britain) all of my life and hold a full UK passport. I also have an Iranian passport as both of my parents were brought up there. I have been to Iran a handful of times, most ...
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Can I travel to Norway without a visa?

I have an Italian residence permit with a Pakistani passport. Can I travel to Norway without a visa?
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Australian PR/Indonesian Passport - Do I need a visa to go to Korea?

I am an Indonesian passport holder who has Australian residency. I'm planning to go to Korea (ICN) through Taiwan (TPE), but I won't leave Taipei airport the first time around. From my research and ...
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Can I travel to the UK from the USA after visitor refusal from a few years ago?

A couple of years ago I had three travel visa refusals to visit my then boyfriend for a longer period of time. I left it at that and never tried to enter the UK or apply again. Since then we have ...
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What are the rules for China's visa-free transit programs?

Assuming one wants to travel through China, what are the rules for visa-free access? To be more specific: How does the 24-hour visa free transit work? How does the 72-hour version work? What does a ...
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Which countries are visa free for both Chinese and Swiss citizens?

I'm planning to meet my girlfriend. She's Chinese, while I'm Swiss. And we're having some trouble finding out which way would be the best to meet each other. Because we both would not like to tell our ...
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Reentering a country with a different nation's passport [duplicate]

I'm a dual national, with two passports. If I'm revisiting a country, which I've already visited in the past (over 1 year ago) with Passport A - would presenting Passport B to the immigration officer ...
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The 72 hour visa-free transit through China on a dual citizenship

I was reading this helpful guide on transits and read the following in regards to the Pearl River Delta visit from Hong Kong. Applicants must hold a single citizenship passport; dual citizenship ...
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What conditions need to be fulfilled to enter the Schengen zone visa free?

I'm aware of the canonical questions that answer most Schengen visa questions as well as numerous questions that ask about the 90/180 day rule. However, there is one case which isn't covered there: ...
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US girlfriend wants to come back to the UK this year even though she's been for six months already [closed]

my name is Darren and I am wondering if you could help me. I have been in a online relationship with a US girl for the past ten weeks. We've been skyping non-stop since we met so I'd like to meet her ...
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USA ESTA Visa time if I went to London as well

I am an Australian citizen, my boyfriend has secured a working visa for USA however I can only enter without a visa. If I travel to London for a couple of weeks when my visa-free period of stay runs ...
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Entering Thailand on a Visa Waiver when one has a single-entry visa

I plan to travel round Southeast Asia, and I will obtain a 60-day single entry Thai Tourist Visa in advance. However, on my first entry to Thailand, I only intend to stay a week or so (certainly less ...
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What to do if forced to overstay in the UK due to illness?

Someone I know, a national of Monaco, has been invited the UK to give a number of guest lectures at the UCL over the course of 29 days. For this purpose he does not need a visa, with the maximum stay ...
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Are visa-free visitors to Ireland less likely to be denied entry when compared to the UK?

We have an extensive database of questions on this site about various problems when crossing the UK border. Citizens of nationalities who are visa-free for both Ireland and the UK might therefore ...
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The National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Reporting Obligations?

I am informed that a new "Act of Parliament" has a section entitled... Obligation to record information against an overseas visitor’s consistent identifier So when a patient registers for a ...
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UK Secondary Medical Care for Visitors and Tourists

I saw from UK Visitors and NHS Health Services that visitors receive emergency care for free, but they must pay for secondary care and someone can get a pejorative history by not paying. I have also ...
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Travel to Europe without visa but with a Canadian refugee document? [closed]

I am a holder of Canadian travel document which is issued to Refugees and Stateless people. I am a refugee in Canada and cannot obtain my national passport which is Turkish. Can I travel to Europe ...
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Is there a program for Malaysia-Singapore commuters to avoid passport stamps (so the passport doesn't get full)?

Next year I'll be in Singapore for a month with school, visiting a university as a guest, but will have my hotel in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, and commute by bus CW2 or SJE to central Singapore. I know ...
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How long does your Japan visa need to be valid for the VFTF for Indians in Singapore?

So according to https://www.ica.gov.sg/page.aspx?pageid=96 Indian citizens with a Japanese visa can enter into Singapore once during either the onward or return journey of their trip. So my Japanese ...
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Is the CBP more likely to interrogate lone travellers who haven't booked hotels?

My girlfriend is currently in America working at a summer camp, and I am due to fly there in a few weeks from the UK. She will meet me at the airport, and we plan to travel down the East Coast ...
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How to calculate 5 days visa-free stay in Belarus?

From February 12, citizens from 80 countries can travel to Belarus up to 5 days without applying for a visa unless you enter and/or exit from Russia. I'm from one of the countries but I wonder how ...
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Can I visit various colleges in the US without a visa to find out more about them?

I'm visiting the east coast to visit a few colleges and their labs. I am planning to apply to graduate school. I want to know if I can tell the border patrol officer this if applying for entry under ...
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How long do I have to stay outside of the Schengen Area? [duplicate]

I was in Germany and Switzerland for 90 days in total. I'm a US citizen just traveling and looking to pick up work and perhaps, find real employment. How long must I wait before I can legally re-enter ...
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Visa-free visit and re-entry to the UK

I am an NZ passport holder travelling to the UK. I understand that I can get 6 months visa free access there. But, can I leave the country and return again within the six months? I haven't been ...
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Travelling to the US for paid business (UK citizens) - Is a visa required or is an ESTA sufficient

We have some consultants travelling to the US to carry out a site visit for one of our clients (both consultants are UK citizens) in November and they will be paid for this work. Will a visa be ...
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Can a UK Border Immigration Officer remove a stop indicator flag?

Today at Belfast airport I was detained for about twenty minutes while the border officer left her terminal at the primary control point (PCP) and went to review my profile/files at the secure control ...
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Canadian traveling to Cuba through USA. Entry permit needed for 50 USD?

Flights from USA are much cheaper than from Toronto, but right before I book the flight, it tells me that I will have to purchase a "Cuba entry permit" for 50 USD, and "An additional $25 USD service ...
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ESTA visa waiver extension [duplicate]

My wife is a Spanish national and I am a US citizen. We live in Spain but are visiting in the States right now. She needs 99 day extension for her visa, and we've been told that if we leave the ...