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Travel on Short/Visit on Schengen Visa

I am travelling from Mumbai to Prague on short term visa, that requires return ticket. Is is ok if I buy 2 different tickets from 2 different airlines, one for going out and other to return.
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My fast track U.K. student visa is late without any letter of explanation?

I fast tracked for the 5 day service. My case was a bit complicated due to previous immigration history I’m from a low risk country and did not need any interview or much evidence for my files. I ...
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I received a non straightforward email regarding my UK Visa application

Last year I applied for a PLAB 1 visa and got a refusal, this time I improved all my circumstances in regards to Reasons For Refusal mentioned in the refusal letter of last year and about 6 days ago I ...
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Can I leave Switzerland while awaiting work and residence permit? [on hold]

I have Type D Visa stamped on my passport which is valid from 15-09-19 to 14-12-19 with multiple entries. I am moving to Geneva for work, possibly for 3 years. I have learnt that I will have to apply ...
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Do I need a UK transit visa for a connecting flight from Saudi Arabia to Canada for my stopover at London Heathrow? [duplicate]

I am from Syrian and have permanent residence in Saudi Arabia and Permanent Visa to Canada to join my mom there. I am travelling to Canada via Etihad air flight. I have a stopover halt at London ...
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Canada Visa Processing Time [on hold]

I have a business trip planned for Canada on 10th October and the timelines are rather tight. I live in Munich and have an option of submitting my application in VFS Berlin or VFS Vienna. Visa ...
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Canadian Visa Validity For Nigerians [duplicate]

Any Nigerian with a recent experience of TRV visas? our normal Passport is valid for 5 years. Does Canada issue 5 years visas for Nigerians or the same 10 years multiple entry given to everyone?
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How to get an invitation letter for a Romanian tourist visa?

Please who can help me in getting an invitation letter for visiting Romania as a tourist by guiding me to a travel agency that can provide me with the letter? I'm Iraqi and live in Iraq.
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Name and nationality change after entry denial, does this affect anything? [on hold]

I recently changed my name and I was wondering if that’s going to affect my travel to Switzerland. I was given an entry refusal back in 2011 and my name was different back then, I changed my name ...
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Biometrics Appt for UK Visa help [on hold]

I booked a biometrics appointment at a uscis La Brea-Los Angeles center, with a confirmed appointment stated on a document that I had to bring into the application center. This was issued to me via ...
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US entry with tourist visa but past alcohol arrest

I’m a UK Citizen, and have a B1/2 Tourist Visa. I applied for the visa as per the embassy guidelines as I was once arrested for Drunk and Disorderly. No conviction was ever made. I attended the ...
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Name correction In US Visa

My name is: Akash Gaurav (first name only) In my US visa it is: Gaurav (first name) Akash (surname) My name is Akash Gaurav with the surname blank in my Indian passport. In my DS-160 my ...
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Need UK transit visa? [duplicate]

Respectfuly , please clearly answer to my question ,i don,t want after i buy the ticket i got the problem in airport ! My son come from Iran he has Shengen visa ,we want to go to Spain for 2 weeks , ...
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One day visit to Istanbul Turkey during International travel [duplicate]

I am a US citizen traveling from Kathmandu to US through Istanbul, Turkey. I have a 19 hour layover in Istanbul. Can I visit the area near the airport or stay in a near-by hotel while in transit? Are ...
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How does Schengen 90/180 apply to long-stay visas? [duplicate]

My SO and I are currently staying in France under the country's visa long séjour, essentially a 1-year visitor visa. If we return to Europe after leaving when the visa expires we would naturally be ...
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What is the Cancellation fee for UK visa application? [duplicate]

What are the charges of cancelling the UK visa application? I haven't done the biometrics yet in fact not even booked the appointment, just submitted the application on gov.uk website and done the ...
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Which visa do we need? [on hold]

I am in a long distance relationship, i live in Scotland and my boyfriend in USA, he has been visiting me roughly 4 times a year for 2 weeks at a time, this has been over the past 5 years, we are fed ...
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UK Visitor Visa possible refusal? [duplicate]

We have just received this email regarding my partners UK visitor visa application. I know that we should just wait the 3 days for him to collect his passport to see the outcome, but I can’t help but ...
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Does India require 2 blank passport pages, if you already have a visa in your passport?

In common with many folks here, I'm running rather short on blank passport pages. Specifically, I'm down to just 1 blank page left (plus a bunch of half-filled ones) Looking on the UK.Gov site for ...
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Employment and Education Documents with IM5252e

Do you upload previous employment and education documents with the Canadian visa application? I have read it on multiple websites that people attach these documents but cannot find the same ...
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I am a nomad (traveler), where is my home?

7 months ago I left my home country to become a Digital Nomad. Every 3 months I have been travelling to a different country as a visitor. Literally I don't have the one home. So, where is my home for ...
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What type of Canadian Visa for conference and tourism?

What type of Canadian visa should I apply for to attend a conference and tourism in Canada? Is it a work visa or a visit visa?
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Visa/biometric appointment query for parents

I have applied for standard visa for my parents. Completed and submitted both of the applications. Now I want to book the biometric appointment together. How do I make sure they get the appointment ...
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Do I need a UK transit visa for a 2 hour layover? [duplicate]

I've got several questions about UK Transit Visas. So, I'm Indonesian that will be travel back to my country from Schengen area (Netherlands, and Iceland), the flight will be from: Amsterdam -> ...
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Staying in the UK for a holiday as an EU citizen after Brexit - how long am I allowed to stay?

My husband, my two kids and I will be going on a 3-4 month holiday next year (roughly June-September 2020) during our parental leave. As EU citizens we don't expect any problems traveling around most ...
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Dual citizen visiting China on NZ passport- No Australian passport [on hold]

I am a naturalised Australian originally from NZ, travelling on my NZ passport. My husband and I are booked to visit China. The agent contacted me with the request for a visa grant number. VEVO sent ...
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Passport submission for Canadian Visa

I am required to give the biometrics for the Canadian Visa. I live in Munich and the closest VAC is in Düsseldorf or Berlin. Is it possible to submit my passport at VAC while providing biometrics? Or ...
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Canadian Visa Biometrics - do calluses affect fingerprints being taken?

I am a guitar player and I have calluses on my fingertips. Canadian visa applications require biometrics to be submitted. Would it impact my application? IRCC suggests (on the website) that we ...
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Visa Requirement for Ecuador - Indian Citizen

Anyone know what the visa requirement is for Indian citizens who want to visit Ecuador? Most popular answer I find from Google is Visa on Arrival with Indian passport valid for 6 months, but I've ...
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Post Study Work Visa United Kingdom 2 Years [migrated]

Am I eligible for a PSW (2 year Post-Study Work Visa UK): Course: Masters of science Method of study: Full Time Start date: 6 January 2020 Estimated end date: 6 May 2021
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From Myanmar or India to Europe overland

I am currently in Myanmar, soon going to India, and I have been looking at my options to go to Belgium without a plane for a while now. I have three options A) new Delhi cross wagah border into ...
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From India to UK on Tier 2 ICT Long Term Visa & wants my wife to join me on Standard Visitor Visa

I am from India and traveling to the UK next week with Tier-2 ICT Long Term visa for the period of three months & I want my wife (also from India) to join me in the UK & stay with me in a ...
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Transit visa for 6.5 hour layover Hong Kong

I am traveling from Canada to Australia via Hong Kong. I am trying to confirm if I need a transit Visa in HK. I have a Bangladeshi passport and I'm a Canadian PR. I am planning to fly in a week and I'...
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Supporting documents for UK Visa application for UK army assessment [duplicate]

What are the documents needed when applying for a UK visa to attend an invitation for assessment in the UK army.
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Travelling out from Dublin airport to UAE

I have a UK visit visa, I arrived last July at a UK airport. Now I would like to change my flight back to Asia next month by using Dublin airport on my way out. Do I need an Irish visa to use Dublin ...
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My passport was stamped with an exit stamp while transiting to another Schengen country via Turkey. Was this a mistake?

We were travelling from Valencia to Athens via Istanbul, Turkey. We had a travel itinerary to visit Greece and had a valid Schengen Visa. However the visa officer at Valencia Airport stamped an exit ...
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How to bring my parents for visit UK [on hold]

I am citizen of Romania with pre-Settlement status, living in the UK with British partner for 4 years. We are expecting a baby in 2 months and I would like to invite my parents, who are citizens of ...
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If I have permanent residence in Bulgaria can I live in another EU country? [migrated]

Can I live in Finland or Sweden if I have permanent residence in another EU country? If I can, Can I get citizenship after 5 years of immigration? I would like to live in Sweden or Finland using the ...
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How many months Bank Statement and how much should we have for UK via [duplicate]

May I know how many months of bank statement i need for UK visit visa ? How much do i need to keep in the bank ( SDG 3000 to 5000) ? I saw the requirement of visa which included the building society ...
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Transit visa for Nigerian [duplicate]

Does a holder of a Nigerian passport need a transit visa if travelling from Lagos to Rio de Janiero via Schipol Airport
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Does a UK-resident Pakistani need a visa for Dubai? [duplicate]

My nationality is Pakistani, but I’m living in the UK. I have a British resident card but not a British passport. I’m travelling in December to Dubai. Do I need apply for a tourist visa?
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UK Visitor Visa - can I put property value into the answer for how much money we have in savings?

I am applying a standard visitor visa for my parents and I have a query related to one particular question - "How much money do you have in savings (in GBP)?" My father is retired and my mother is ...
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Can you travel to Turkey on an approved I-797 and expired US stamping?

Called the Turkish consulate and receiving mixed answers - one lady said since I-797 is valid for the next 2 years, I am eligible for eVisa, and yet another guy said I need a sticker visa from the ...
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Do I need schengen visa if I have 3 hour layover at Zurich and then connecting flight to Toronto? [duplicate]

I am flying next month from Mumbai-Zurich-Toronto. The layover at Zurich airport is 3 hrs and then I have a connecting flight to Toronto. Do I need a Schengen Visa? There is also another flight from ...
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Conflciting information about Chile tourist visa

I am an in the US on a visa. I saw this notice on the Chile consulate which basically implies that holders of any US visa are allowed in Chile. However when I called a few Chile consulates here in ...
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If his mum owns the house is she also my sponsor on a UK visa?

I want to visit my bf in the UK with a standard visitor visa, he is my sponsor, he can easily pay for all of my expenses, but he lives with his mother and I'm going to stay at their house. Seeing as ...
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I don't have any options for UK tier 2 general shortage work visa subtype [closed]

I tried to apply for a tier 2 general shortage work visa to the UK. I tried their site and can't select subtype. I tried the new site but can't find a tier 2 general shortage work visa. Anyone know ...
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Mentioning my main interest for travel to Spain (Flamenco) in the cover letter

I am travelling to Spain this year at the end of October for about 25 days followed by 5 days in the Netherlands. My primary reason is to explore the flamenco culture throughout southern Spain (I am ...
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Is it possible to extend the 14-day visa free entry in Vietnam?

Is it possible to extend the 14-day visa free entry in Vietnam? I have a Swedish passport, so I can enter Vietnam for 14 days without a visa. Is it possible to extend that for another 14 days or ...
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Applying UK Visitor Visa for my Parents

I am applying for a UK visitor visa for my Parents. Me and my wife will be sponsoring their whole trip as we both are working here in the UK. Questions in regards to filling in the forms: My father ...