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Questions tagged [visas]

Token showing authorization to apply to enter the territory for which it was issued. Don't forget to include your citizenship when asking!

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How would the Customs procedure differ for a VWP-ineligible British tourist entering the US by land from Canada vs. by air from the UK?

I am a British citizen by birth and I have just found out that my great-grandmother is very ill in hospital. She is an American citizen by birth and has lived there for most of her life. I also have ...
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Entering and exiting 2 different foreign passports - HELP! [duplicate]

I am a UK national citizen and I am travelling for 5 months through Myanmar, India and finally Indonesia. I have 2 valid passports - an Irish and a UK passport. I have my Myanmar and India visa on my ...
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Can I vist USA and come back to Canada with expired Canadian visa?

I am currently in Canada with work permit. My work requires me to visit US frequently and I have been there multiple times. Recently my Canadian Visa has expired I need to visit US again. Can I visit ...
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EEA Family Permit to UK: No appointments are currently available for this location

My Austrian husband and I will be travelling to the UK in April 2019 so I've applied for the EEA (just like before). I can't really wait with my application till January (3 months until the trip) ...
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Hard Brexit and travel for UK citizens into Schengen countries in 2019

I am a British citizen and US permanent resident. I rarely need visas. However, I am considering a Mediterranean cruise in the spring or summer of 2019. Unlike British politicians, I like to plan ...
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UK visa application: How to declare shareholding and dividend?

I am applying for a UK standard visitor visa from Pakistan. My wife is a British citizen who moved here permanently earlier this year and we both work and live here full-time. We are planning on ...
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Germany Embassy Appointment [on hold]

Please I miss the appointment I book with the German embassy, how long will it take me to book for another one M I have been trying but my passport number is block. Thanks
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Does my visa name have to match my name on my passport to enter the US [duplicate]

I recently just obtained my visa to enter the US. I'm a Mexican with a Mexican passport. My name on my passport is as follows: First Name: Maria Second Name: de Lourdes. My name on my visa is: First ...
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Moving to England advice - EU husband, Aussie wife, US child :) [migrated]

Just looking for a little clarity, as the internet has us a tad confused. Thanks in advance :) We are a family currently living in the US (both green card holders). I'm an Australian passport holder. ...
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What is the Schengen visa type for Academic staff training/Teaching?

I am travelling to Spain for university training/teaching purpose for 5 days and I need to know what is the visa type I should choose from the following options: Business, Sports, Cultural, Other, ...
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Visa application forms children- I have 2 passports and living in a 3rd country

So a complex situation - I was born in South Africa and am living in the USA on a 3 year US visa. Our visas for the USA are in our SA Passports. I am applying for a visa for my kids to travel with me ...
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Arrested after UK visa application

I was arrested and charged with petty larceny (shoplifting) recently after filing a visa application a month ago. My application is still pending decision. My biometrics was taken in US a month ago. ...
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My German student visa expired last month. Can i travel back to India?

I am a language student in Germany. my visa has expired a month ago and i have applied for an appointment for visa renewal and got the appointment for 4th February 2019.But due to a personal issue i ...
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I have received a employment permit e-visa from Dubai. Now my passport number is changed. Can I travel using existing visa? [duplicate]

I have received a employment permit e-visa from Dubai. Now my passport number is changed. Can I travel using existing visa? I had a ECR Indian passport. Using this passport Indian Emigration do not ...
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Do airlines count the days for visa nationals?

While answering this question I wondered: for countries/areas that have rules such as the 90/180 rules of the Schengen Area, do airlines bother to count how long you have already been in the area? As ...
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Entered UK with a Pakistani passport and visa and leaving on Canadian

I entered UK with my Pakistani passport plus short term student visa valid till February 2019. I came to UK on the day I became Canadian citizen with proof of citizenship certificate and applied for ...
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Travel to Mexico with a green card? [duplicate]

I am currently a U.S permanent resident with a Vietnamese passport. I am planning to a trip to Cancun for spring break can you tell me what documentation I need for the trip? Do I need a visa to ...
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Can entry into US just before visa expires create any problems? [duplicate]

My mother's visa is expiring soon. I am intending to take her to USA on a one month trip but I am fearful, her entry into USA when her visa is expiring that soon may cause problems? Note that I have ...
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Two short stays days apart in Thailand (British Passport)

I have a British Passport and I want to fly from HeHo (Myanmar) to Chiang Mai (Thailand), spend a few days there, fly to Luang Prebang (Laos), spend a four or so days there and then fly to Bangkok (...
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US Visa Renewal

My US Visa renewal was denied 6-8 years ago. I did not have time to renew it soon after due to my studies. Upon applying, should I apply as a "NEW APPLICATION" or does it still fall under "RENEWAL" of ...
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UK extended family visa question

My cousin that lives in the UK is the grandson of my father's uncle. Basically, my father and my cousin are very close friends, and me being my father's son, my cousin wants to invite me to the UK. ...
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New Zealand precise duration of the “visa waiver visitor visa”

Everywhere i checked, the duration of this visa is 3 months. But what is 3 months? Is it from, for example, 3 january to 3 april? Or is there a duration in days, like 90ish days? I need this ...
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Can I get a new 90 days Visa on Arrival for Vietnam before my current one expires

I am a US Citizen and my current 3 month Vietnam tourist visa expires on December 27th. I am currently in Europe for two more weeks before returning to Ho Chi Minh on December 22nd. Is it possible to ...
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UK Visitor Visa application employment status help

I am an Indian citizen planning to visit the UK along with my father as a tourist in February 2019. We would like to go sightseeing and visit various historic sites around the UK. This is the first ...
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How do I answer UK visa question about other savings or income?

I am a post-graduate student and I got a scholarship for a training course and to attend a conference in the UK. I totally depend on my father so how should I answer the question about whether I have ...
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Do I need a multiple entry visa to go from Abu Dhabi to Jeddah for my Manila flight?

I am Filipino. I work in Saudi Arabia and I have a single exit re-entry visa. I'll be going to Abu Dhabi (UAE) from Jeddah, for a week. I'll be coming back to Jeddah for my flight to the Philippines. ...
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After UKVI despatch email, how long does it take for UPS to ship the package? [on hold]

My wife and I applied for UK standard visitor visa and got the email notification entitled "Your UK visa application has been despatched: XXX" on 11/28 last week. We check the return label status on ...
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Visa requirements for rechecking luggage in Frankfurt Airport

I am a citizen of Turkey and hold a US visa. I will be traveling from US to Turkey with layovers in Iceland and Germany. I need to get my luggage in Frankfurt Airport and recheck it. Normally, I don't ...
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uk visa application fee showing “payment pending” [duplicate]

I applied for a UK visa for my friend and I paid through my PayPal account. But I did not receive a confirmation email. Whenever I go back to the application page, it shows me "payment pending", "your ...
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Middle name missing on Chinese visa in passport

My middle name is missing on visa in my passport. Other details are correct. Could this be a problem? I made a visa via a visa consultation company. I asked the consultation company about that but ...
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I want an invitation letter so I can go to Paris [on hold]

I am a fashion designer from Nigeria. I really want to travel around the world, but I just don't know how to go about it. I really want to start by going to Disneyland.
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How can my Thai wife get a UK visa?

I am a UK citizen. My Thai wife and I have been married for 2 years. She has been to the UK on a Standard Visitor visa (November 2017 to May 2018). Since then, her applications for a visa have been ...
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US citizen previously refused entry into the UK and been refused for visa. What to do now?

I'm so highly confused but maybe you guys can help me. My girlfriend lives in Bristol, United Kingdom, shes a British Citizen while I'm American. I'm not very good at explaining myself so beware but ...
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Travelling from India to Jamaica via US

I'm an Indian passport holder. I'm travelling to Jamaica to marry my fiance who is a Jamaican resident (She doesn't have a valid passport. Her passport will be made after we are married). All ...
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Documents for travelling within the Schengen region

My friend applied for a Schengen visa to Germany. His first port of entry is Copenhagen and then he plans to travel by rented car to Hamburg with other friends. He will spend 2 nights in Copenhagen ...
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If I have estranged relatives in the UK, what do I submit in a tourist visa application?

My parents are planning to visit the UK and Europe, and have engaged a tourism company for this. While reviewing the documents they sent us, I noticed that the field asking about friends or relatives ...
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After a study program ends, could I stay in China and apply for a work visa? [migrated]

I'm trying to apply for a China student visa (non-degree course) but I want to stay in China after to work. Would I have to return to the UK after study or would I be allowed to stay in China and ...
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Travel to UK with passport less than 6 months

The passport is getting expired in Oct 2019 and travel to UK is in the month of June 2019. So the passport is less than 6 months validity from the date of travel. Do I need to renew the passport ...
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How long does Indian visa processing take for an American born citizen of Pakistani heritage?

I am an American born, US citizen. My parents however came over from Pakistan in the 70's and haven't been back since. They have been citizens for over 30 years. I am going to the embassy in SF to ...
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Can I apply for Korean travel visa from Japan?

I’m a Mongolian citizen currently on a travel visa in Japan. Am I allowed to apply for a travel visa directly from Tokyo or must I return home and then apply?
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Do I need UK transit visa if i am on L2

I am travelling with my spouse and family. My spouse has valid USA(L1A) visa while my visa(L2) is expired. Do I need UK transit visa to get the connecting flight in Manchester.
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Visitor visa appointment

Yesterday my appointment was at TLScontact in Athens. I submitted all original documents at the appointment along with my passport. But the staff person there said I don’t need a residence permit. I ...
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New Zealand boyfriend traveling to Iran with me

In 2 weeks, my Kiwi boyfriend is joining me to travel to Iran and visit my family. He is excited but I am a bit worried as what can go wrong. I know he can get a visa on arrival but a website told us ...
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Traveling to London with a residence card as an EU family member without my wife but with an EU friend

I am from Pakistan and i have a residence card as an EU family member since I am married to a Greek woman with 2 children. I want to travel to London for 3 days with one friend of mine who is from an ...
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Do I need a visa to work in Romania if I have a Bulgarian residence/work permit?

Does a non-EU citizen (Turkish) with a Bulgarian residence-work permit need a visa to work in Romania? I have been working in Bulgaria for a time and I got a better job in Bucharest. So am I able to ...
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A Syrian that wants to apply for a Schengen visa [closed]

So, I am a Syrian National that have no connection to Syria whatsoever, I want to apply for a tourist/visit visa to any Schengen country "the easiest", and I actually don't intend to travel their. ...
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Advice For The Grey Month [closed]

I know that the schengen visa 90 days in 180 days policy has already been greatly discussed but once again I am caught in this problem. I am originally from Taiwan (I have the 90 days without going ...
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Work visa expiring, can I stay as a tourist? [duplicate]

I'm a citizen of Argentina residing in France with a long-stay visa for an internship, valid from September 5th 2018 until January 5th 2019. As an argentinian, I'm allowed to visit Europe as a tourist ...
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Do we need a visa? Vietnamese with Australian visa travelling SYD-TPE-ICN-TPE-SYD

I've read the Timatic guide for visa exclusions but I'm not sure if our trip is covered by the given itineraries. Any help would be very appreciated! My partner is Vietnamese with an Australian visa ...
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Dual ESTA/non-ESTA national with tourist visa on non-ESTA passport [duplicate]

Similar questions are either subtly different or may even give outright wrong answers, so I have to explain my situation and clarify for my peace of mind. I have a non-ESTA passport with a tourist ...