Questions tagged [visa-free-entry]

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

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Can I make repeated 90-day trips to a single Schengen country?

I recall someone saying that you can't go to the same Schengen country as a tourist for 3 months over and over even if you don't overstay a trip, because immigration thinks that it's suspicious for ...
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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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Is some remote work now permitted for travelers admitted to the UK on a tourist entry?

Users at Travel:SE have for years accepted the idea that a visitor to the UK may not use a tourist entry to “live” in the UK, and may not work remotely in the UK while visiting. The first issue seems ...
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Can I ask for an extension from my ''leave to enter'' stamp in the UK?

I arrived to UK on 19th December 2020, and at the border control after the general questions that why I came as a visitor she asked me for a return flight (It was to Italy for March 2021)the officer ...
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travel to Sweden for non EU / EEA citizen with UK visa [duplicate]

is it currently possible to enter sweden for a non EU / EEA citizen with a UK work permit visa? this is for a short holiday. edit: the type of visa is a work permit / residence visa, not a temporary ...
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Travelling within and outside of Schengen with Italian Ricevuta + biometric passport (visa free)

I am a Ukrainian citizen who is studying in Italy. Several weeks ago I have applied for renewal of my permesso di soggiorno, so at the moment I have expired permesso di soggiorno and new ricevuta di ...
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Do I have more chance to be refused at Schengen border next time?

As a citizen of a country with no visa requirement for entering the Schengen zone, I was given a "refusal of entry at the border" copy of the document for no justifying the purpose and ...
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Can a dual French-US citizen get a visa exemption when entering Japan?

IATA for Japan states: Visa exemption for nationals of Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czechia, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominican ...
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Does my Spanish youth mobility visa automatically change to a tourist visa once it expires? or do i need to get a new stamp? [duplicate]

So I'm about to come to the end of my stay in Spain on my Youth Mobility Visa. Now I just married my partner and we have an appointment to get my residency card here, but it is after the expiry date ...
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Does a UK entry ban affect travel to other countries? [closed]

Ireland? EU/Schengen party states? Asian and South American countries?
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If a US citizen didn't realize that they overstayed in the UK and then found out, what are they expected to do?

Are you expected to leave immediately if you have already been existing in the country for a few years? Do you have some time allowance for when you're expected to make your way out? If you realize ...
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Travel from UK to France as a non-European UK resident during Covid-19 restrictions

I am a non-permanent resident in the UK without a British or EU passport but have a nationality that in normal times grants visa free access for 90 days in the Schengen area. Looking at the French ...
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Can I travel to Nepal from UAE with a Indian passport during the COVID situation [duplicate]

I am living in Dubai. I would like to know if I can travel to Nepal with my Indian passport without a visa in the COVID-19 situation directly from the UAE.
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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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Entry Clearance Clarification UK

Are non-visa nationals granted entry clearance when arriving at a UK port without applying for a visa beforehand? I am asking with regards to the "clean slate" policy that the UK has for not ...
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Is it possible to enter the US on a one-way ticket?

Is it possible to enter US on a one way ticket without any problem ? I am coming over to help a friend sail his boat from mainland US down to Caribbean.So am not sure exactly when I will be returning ...
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Do Americans/Brits/Canadians need a guide and/or visa to travel Qeshm Island (Iran)?

I am an American passport holder who visited Iran in 2015 and loved it. I want to go back and see more of the country. A travel agent friend suggested I go to Qeshm Island because I would not need a ...
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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 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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US Citizen to UK or EU for vacation - but working remotely from time to time for USA clients

I believe that as a US citizen I can enter the UK or the EU (until 2021) without a visa for tourism or business purposes for up to 6 months. (Correct me if I'm wrong.) I'm an independent consultant ...
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Japanese visa for American

I am an American flying into Narita from Taiwan with connecting flight to US same day at Haneda airport. Do I need a visa?
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Mexico visa with Indian passport query

Hiya we are travelling to Mexico and I have a British passport and my husband has a Indian passport he has a UK spouse visa with leave to remain. Am I right I’m saying he will not need a visa. Thanks
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Visa and entry to South Korea as a volunteer?

I would like to go to Seoul as a volunteer in a hostel and would like to know if the visa free entry as a tourist is enough for that purpose (not getting paid, just accommodation). Also, how exactly ...
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As a French citizen, how long can I travel through Canada?

I would like to visit Canada for a long time, as it is a large country and I have time. I am a French citizen and I could not find a Canadian authoritative source that states the maximum duration of ...
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Why do some countries grant visa-free/visa-waiver entry, but only at one or several major airports and not land borders?

Since I'm in the Baltics and was looking at a map I noticed that Minsk, Belarus is pretty close. Years ago travelling Europe, Belarus was one of the countries that had a rule similar to Russia, that ...
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Can I re-enter Thailand the day my permit expires, and get a new one? [duplicate]

I am from Italy and as such I have a 30bdays exemption visa to enter thailand. This will be valid until the 21st of February. Tomorrow 16th of February I will leave Thailand for Malaysia, but I plan ...
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I was denied boarding due to outdated information on passport validity? What to do?

I (Swedish citizen) was to board a flight to Vietnam but got stopped and they said I couldn't board due to my passport expiring in 5 months and that I need at least 6 months. My visit was for 15 days ...
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Have I been “Required to leave the UK”?

There is a question on the UK visa application asking if If I have been "required to leave the UK" and I'm not sure if I have been or not. So, the story is: I hold a Hong Kong passport which grants ...
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I'm eligible to stay 90 days in Schengen out of 180, but can I also stay 90 days in Romania, or are the days there concurrent with the Schengen days?

I'm an Australian citizen and I've been in Schengen over 70 days visa free, out of 90 days that I'm permitted to stay. I know Romania (and Bulgaria) are part of the EU but not yet part of Schengen, ...
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Visa Free Countries for Romanian Residence Holder

Hi I am Pakistani national and working in Romania. I have residence permit long term. please advise which countries I can travel visa free with Romanian residence permit. thanks
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Is it advisable to visit the UK now that I am married to a British citizen?

I am a citizen of St. Kitts and Nevis. I married my British citizen husband in October 2019 in my country. We are planning on applying for the spousal visa to the UK after he has met the financial ...
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Can I use a one-way ticket to come to the UK? Or do I need to show a return ticket to be able to get in?

I am an American who wants to come to the UK to discern whether or not my boyfriend and I want to continue our dating and possibly marry in the future (not necessarily this trip). If I purchase a one-...
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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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How many times can one enter Thailand with a tourist visa in these circumstances? [duplicate]

I am a bit confused because I read pretty different informations online. Let's assume this scenario: UK passport holder. Older than 18 years old but younger than 50. Otherwise no criminal records or ...
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If my passport allows me to enter a country visa-free, does that guarantee me that the entrance is free of charge or is there any exception?

If my passport allows me to enter a country visa-free, does that guarantee me that the entrance is free of charge or is there any exception? I know that for the case of visas on arrival (= when ...
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Does a Mauritian need a visa to visit Finland?

I am from Mauritius and I am planning a trip to Finland. I am getting mixed answers when searching, so would like to know for sure if Mauritian citizens need a visa to visit Finland or not. My stay ...
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Can I visit uk 5 days before my visa expires? [duplicate]

I'm planning to visit UK on 25th January but my visa will expire in 30 January Is it OK to make a journey in the last few days of my visa?
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Is it possible to stay airside for a few hours in Barbados in order to be able to clear Immigration with a passenger landing on a later flight?

My partner is travelling to join me and my family (all adults) on a two-week holiday in Barbados. His flight with Caribbean Airlines Havana >>Trinidad>>Barbados is scheduled to land at Grantley Adams ...
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Travel Visa-Free stopover Guangzhou, multi-city [duplicate]

Does anyone know if the following itinerary is valid for a visa-free stopover in Guangzhou? Brisbane, Australia -> Singapore -> Guangzhou -> Brisbane? If I buy the tickets multi-city will this work? ...
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Is re-entering Laos a second time within 30 days on visa exemption with Scandinavian passport allowed?

In 2018, holders of Scandinavian passports can visit Laos for 15 days without a need for visa. I have already visited once with no problem but I was wondering if I can go back again to Laos sooner ...
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How long must a US passport be valid when visiting Brazil?

I am planning to visit friends in Brazil in March 2020. My US passport expires in May 2020. From what I can gather online, Brazil requires passports to be valid for six months after arrival if you ...
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Will my boyfriend have any issues at UK border? [closed]

My boyfriend plans to come visit me in the UK next year. He is from the US so no visa required. He will be staying with me for 4 weeks in the UK. First 2 weeks, then we will travel Europe for around 3 ...
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Can I transit Bolivia, by bus, if I don't have visa?

I can not enter Bolivia without a visa. I have a Romanian Passport (European Union) and I am wondering if I can travel directly from Brazil to Peru (a direct bus leaving from Sao Paulo to Lima), ...
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Do Italian citizens need a visa to enter Dubai?

I'll travel for holidays from Doha to Dubai with an Italian passport. My Qatar visa allows me multiple entries. Do I need a visa to enter Dubai for a short weekend stay?
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I have a UK passport, can I leave South Africa to visit Kenya and return to South Africa during the 90 day Holiday visa?

I’m visiting South Africa on a UK passport and then traveling to Kenya for a short trip before returning to South Africa to continue my holiday. Is my 90 day Holiday visa valid for the return?
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Can visa-free stay in Brazil be extended to 180 days?

I’m confused about my stay in Brazil. I have a Romanian passport (part of the European Union), and I don’t need a visa if I want to stay in Brazil up to 90 days. I understood that the 90 days are ...
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72h visa free transit BEIJING - HONG KONG - THAILAND - BEIJING - PARIS [duplicate]

I am french and my student visa for China arrives soon to its expiration date and I only have one entry. I am planning to go traveling to Hong Kong then Thailand and come back to Beijing (to find my ...
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Where can you go visa-free with an Australian Travel Document? [closed]

What are the Countries that allow Australia travel document holder? Want to take a trip in January,I have try bali but they don't
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Can i leave the UK once my Tier 5 youth mobility visa runs out then come back to visit?

I'm an Australian who has been living in the UK for just over a year on a tier 5 youth mobility work visa. My plan is to work up until December which is when my visa expires then travel around Europe ...
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Is there any restriction in entering the South American countries multiple times in one year?

As an EU citizen I can travel to Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Argentina without a visa, just by using my passport. Currently I am in Brazil and would like to go to Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay and ...

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