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Can I travel back to Canada on imminently expiring work permit? [closed]

It's kind of a strange situation, I'm currently working from Canada on an employer-specific work permit and it is going to expire in February 2021 along with the W-1 category visa, i.e both work ...
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Why the change in visa type from Visa to Entry Clearance and the reduced validity from 2 years to 6 months

In 2018 I applied for UK standard visitors Visa and was successfully issued 2-year with Visa which has the resemblance of the schengen Visa. In 2021 I applied for another 2-year visa and instead I ...
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What is the easiest way to get US visa? [closed]

Some tips to get it? How should I behave in the interview? I have one reject of J-1 Visa, like work and travel, can it affect on my interview conclusion?
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Travelling to the UK on an accompanied visa, unaccompanied [duplicate]

I am a Europen Union member and I applied for my brother to accompany me to the UK. He was granted an a visa to accompany to the UK and before the UK left the EU, I applied for settlement. I now live ...
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Visit visa refused appendix v 4.5 a and c [duplicate]

I applied for my friend to visit me here in the uk. I am fully sponsoring his visit here. We admit we made a stupid mistake and we thought that his "bank statements" were not worth ...
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US citizen worried about Tier 4 visa rejection after frequent UK visits [closed]

I am a US citizen/passport holder currently nearing the end of my tier 4 student visa (sep '19- feb '21) for my MA, this is after I studied in the UK with 6-month visa stamp during my undergrad (jan '...
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New visa after overstaying in UK

My partner left the UK after overstaying for 4 months. He is now banned from the Uk for a year. I'm wondering if he can reapply for his new visa before the year ban is complete, so that he can come ...
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South African Refugee Travel Document [duplicate]

I am trying to apply for visa student for the US, but I will have the South African Refugee Travel Document instead of a regular passport. I am worried that they might not be able to issue a visa for ...
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Would being denied entry be considered to fall under either Removed or Deported on the US visa application?

Specifically on the DS160 application there is a question that asks "Have you ever been removed or deported from any country?" If someone was denied entry to some other country at a port of ...
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Heathrow Airport: Terminal 2 to Terminal 5, can you transit without visa? (conflicting answers)

I'm a Sri Lanka national and traveling to Bahamas. The route is Sri Lanka (Sri Lankan Airlines) to Heathrow (British Airways) to Nassau. Sri Lankan airlines will arrive in Heathrow around 4PM. The ...
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Does having no exit record from the UK on my passport risk my visa application for re entering?

I have fairly some complicated questions that cast doubt on my process of applying for a student visa in the UK. I hope you read till the end to understand my situation and apologize in advance for ...
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I overstayed my J1 visa due to Covid last year. Applied for ESTA and was denied--what are my chances of getting a tourist visa? [closed]

My situation: Last year I was in the US as a J1 student. My visa was valid until March 20th, with a 30-day grace period that would make my stay in the US legal until April 20th, 2020. I had my first ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa [duplicate]

Once a visa is issued, is there a time limit on when it has to be used by, i.e. How soon do you have to enter the UK after issue.
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90/180 rule Polish / British citizen

Someone who holds two passports - Polish and British - and who lives permanently in the UK wants to stay in Poland for longer than 90 out of 180 days. Would the 90/180 rule apply?
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I am stuck in transit in Malaysia from Australia

I was travelling from Australia to the Philippines with a stopover in Malaysia, to meet my wife and daughter. They almost refused to let me board the plane in Melbourne because I didn’t have a face ...
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Can I change my travel destination for ESTA during COVID?

I have an approved ESTA with my destination address set to CA. I am hoping to change my travel plans to FL instead. However, my flight into the U.S. from the United Emirates is still entering through ...
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How long do you get to use a UK standard visitor visa from time of issue or is it valid for entry indefinite

I am going to apply for a standard visitor visa for my girlfriend to enter UK. If it is issued how soon does it have to be used after issue, ie. validity until time of entry?
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Costa Rican health insurance and tourist visa length

Costa Rica requires all persons entering the country to: have valid health insurance (that covers COVID-19) provide an outbound ticket (either bus or plane) Tourists visas are given to travellers ...
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New DS 160 and new payment… for old visa appointment [closed]

I did not submit by DS160 and its been more than 30 days....but I booked my visa appointment.... and now I am unable to retrieve my application. I see some people mentioned that we can go-ahead an ...
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Do you need a valid visa to move out of the country?

Do you need to show a valid visa to Immigration authorities when you are moving out of country? For example I am citizen of country B and have been staying in country A for work. So when I am moving ...
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Can I use Advance Parole (I-131 Travel Document) to transit through European airports?

I'm an Iranian citizen currently living in the US. My green card application is pending right now but I received my advance parole or I-131 travel document. I want to go to Turkey and come back to the ...
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UK visa application: How to explain that I have several employers?

I'm a doctor applying to a UK visa for an examination. I am employed by the university hospital in my city but I also work in several private hospitals where I earn several times the salary I receive ...
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Obtaining a UK Visitor visa for a disabled student's mother as live-in assistant [duplicate]

I am from Iran. I am a Master's student at City university of London. Although my student visa is approved, I am still in my country because I have a physical disability called Cerebral Palsy, and I ...
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Uk visitor visa sponsored by boyfriend? [duplicate]

So my boyfriend and I met online and we’ve been dating since April 2020. We haven’t met yet because I’ve been working in the US as an au pair. I was supposed to go home to South Africa in July and he ...
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C-1 Visa validity period after issuance

Can anyone advise how long a US C-1 transit visa is valid from the date of issuance? I assume it is multi-entry since I will need to transit in both directions. I just need to know how far in ...
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Need to apostille my background check via US Department of State; what are the steps after digital fingerprinting at USPS?

For a visa, I am required to have an FBI background check, and to additionally apostille it. I have to do it through the US Department of State according to the visa instructions. FBI criminal ...
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Travelling to Delhi from Berlin with transit in London Heathrow [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen traveling to Delhi via the UK. I have a Permanent Residence in Germany along with US and Canadian visas. Do I need a transit visa as the ticket is issued by British Airways and ...
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can a non EEA / EU citizen with a current, valid right to work uk visa enter schengen countries for holiday? [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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Details about part-time jobs in DS-160 form

While filling up my DS-160 form, I was not able to enter details of my part-time work in the past 5 years. After filling up details of my full-time employment, the "Add more Employment" ...
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Can I visit the UK for tourism if I originally applied to receive it for business travel? [duplicate]

I'm going to apply for UK standard visitor visa with an business invitation. The purpose of visit is Business related. What i can see with UK standard visitor visa i can do lots of activities normal ...
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Is Flight Booking Is a Must For Uk Visit Visa? [duplicate]

i want to know do i have to attach a flight booking confirmation with my uk visit visa application? Is there any rules that can reject my visa if i wont attach flight reservation before getting my ...
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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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EEA family permit delayed [closed]

I applied for EEA Family permit from italy and i have permesso di soggiorno, but I didn’t received my passport yet (44 days) while they said in my appointment 3 to 4 weeks! I contact with home office ...
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Residence permit card in Finland sent while travelling back to U.K

I have been granted a residence right in Finland based on the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement. My card, however, will be posted in January 2021 to my address in Finland. As Christmas is coming up, it would ...
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Can a late passport renewal affect getting visas?

I am from Pakistan. If I renew my Passport months after it expires, can that hurt my chance of getting a Visa later? For example, a passport expires in AUG 2020 and I renew it in MARCH 2021.
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Visit visa to Bermuda

The official Site of Bermuda government states the following : "As of 1 March 2014, Bermuda entry visas and visa waivers will no longer be required for tourist and business visitors and work ...
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Biometrics for a second UK partner visa [closed]

I had a partner visa back in 2014 for the UK. We stayed there for 10 months and then returned back to Australia. We would like to move back to the UK, but I'm not sure if I need to do biometrics again....
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Should my father tell on visa application that he lived in the UK illegally?

My father went to the UK a long time ago on a 6 month visit visa. But, he ended up staying and working there for about 10 years. The Home Office had taken his biometrics, but in 2008, he left the UK ...
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Inserted the space between first and last name in my passport

I have inserted the space in my passport name (the name in the old passport and the US visa is RASHEEDKHAN, and the name in the new passport is RASHEED KHAN). Do I need to apply for a new visa or can ...
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Can I get a visa to Germany outside my home county as a student in the USA? [duplicate]

I'm a Kenyan college student currently in the United States on an F1 Visa but I would like to go to Germany to visit my family in the summer of next year, can I apply for a German Visa in the USA ?
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UKVI checklist not signed

I've applied for an EEA Family permit for my 2 minor kids, but I went for biometrics and documents scanning,by accident forgot to sign the checklist document. Will this affect our application ...
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Visa necessary (German citizens) for visits to London after Brexit in 2021?

Do German citizens need visa to visit London after Brexit, in 2021? https://uk.diplo.de/uk-de/brexit-infos-deutsch/faq-informationen-brexit/610518 says until end of 2020 there is no visa necessary. ...
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From India to Dubai, non Indian and non UAE citizen and allowed for VOA. But there's a trick

I'm in India. I'm not Indian, not UAE resident, not from the Gulf countries either. I'm allowed to obtain visa on arrival in Dubai nowadays during the pandemic, and it's with certanty. The thing, ...
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Gf Re-entering the UK as a tourist

Okay, so this is going to be a complicated post. I met my girlfriend online six years ago, she suffers from mental health problems including anxiety so we only first met in December 2019. I'm from ...
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Bank Statement for UK visa query

So a a month ago i applied for a UK visa however was declined on a simple mistake that i have now rectified. All my forms and supporting documents are in order however i noticed that my bank statement ...
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Does Morocco have a financial entry requirement?

Most countries have a proof of funds or means of subsistence requirement but I cannot find any info whatsoever about Morocco other than "Visitors who do require a visa must provide pay slips and ...
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Cash Deposit in bank account [duplicate]

I received a rejection for my UK visa application. The letter in part says: You have stated that you are employed by Al Majal Alarabi Group as an Electrical Engineer and that your total monthly ...
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What should I fill under primary occupation in the DS-160 form? I'm a recent graduate(september, 2020)

I was supposed to attend fall'20 but due to the pandemic my final semester exams were postponed and I had to defer my admission to spring'21. So, I graduated in September and I'm not working anywhere. ...
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Post-Brexit travel to France to conduct holiday let maintenance/administration

I am a British citizen, resident in the UK. I have a small property in France that I run as a holiday let. I’m trying to understand how I can enter France to visit my property after the transition ...
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Transit Without Visa through Heathrow for travel from Canada - is it still valid during COVID?

I am a Canadian permanent resident with Indian passport. I will be traveling on BA flight from Toronto to Mumbai on a single ticket which has a layover of 23 hours in London. This means I would have ...

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