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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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Received a different US visa category than I applied for

I am from germany and an employee of a large US-based IT company. I recently applied for a B1/B2 and I went through the whole process. I then went to the consulate last week and they accepted my ...
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Canadian permanent residency application - do I need to stay in the country during application processing? [migrated]

I am an American citizen living in Québec for the past 3.5 years. The first 6 months were under a student visa, and the last 3 years have been under two separate work visas (under NAFTA). I have ...
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Schengen Visa Cancellation

I Have a Schengen Visa issued by the Embassy of Norway valid from July 2018 to July 2019. I applied and received another Visa from July 2019 ( the 2nd day of previous Visa expiry date) until July 2020....
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Do I need a Transit Visa to Japan? [duplicate]

I am leaving on the 25th of June from Manila to Haneda, and my connecting flight going to the US is Narita with 6 hours layover. Help please. Do I need to secure a transit visa or will shore pass ...
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Do I need a transit Visa at Heathrow if I'm going to change terminals from T3 to T5? I will be travelling to the US on a valid visa [duplicate]

Can someone help me out here, please? I will be travelling to the US (I hold an F1 visa) via Heathrow (London, British Airways). I have a 3 hour layover at Heathrow where I'll need to change the ...
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If I don't travel on a UK visit visa and it expires, will it hurt my chances of getting a visa in the future?

I'm from Pakistan and I applied for a UK visitor visa for a company trip that got cancelled. However, my visa application was successful and I now have a valid 6-month visit visa to the United Kingdom....
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Required Suggestion for filling German student Visa Application [duplicate]

I'm from India, got my acceptance in German university. In all my study documents and passport my father name is :RAMA, but while filling out Visa application there is column for Father's surname. Is ...
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Addition of evidence for a fiance visa [on hold]

When we made the visa application we could not submit an English test. This was because we live on north Cyprus and the tests are held only once every six months. We explained this in the visa and ...
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Type D German Visa, 90/180 rule [duplicate]

I am an Indian in Germany. I have a type D visa that says 'Deutschland' and its validity is from 1.4.19 to 31.8.19 ( 5 months). I don't have a resident permit, and I am in Germany only for a semester-...
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Why did they cover a stamp from China with the Russian visa?

My boyfriend (Irish citizenship) just got back his passport from Russia with his tourist visa in it. But whoever stuck the visa sticker in covered his visa stamp from China (also tourist visa) from ...
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What to fill for Host person or organisation in Schengen visa form

I am filling the Schengen visa form but I booked the Hotel and transport through Star Tours. Which one do I need to select among the 3 options as a main applicant and I paid the amount to Star tours? ...
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Chances of getting approved for B2 US VISA [on hold]

I was hoping someone can help me here and let me know what my chances are to get approved a US Tourist Visa to visit my two sisters, nephews and nieces. I am 42 years old (female) I am married (20 ...
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Apply for Schengen visitor visa with trip to UK before UK visa is approved

I am about to apply for a Schengen short stay visa to Spain. Previously when I've applied for a schengen visa, the question on the form has been: "do you have a visa for your exit country". This is ...
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Ireland visa processing time from USA [on hold]

How long does it take for Ireland visitor visa processing when applied from US ? http://www.inis.gov.ie/en/INIS/Pages/Visit%20Tourist says apply before 3 months and on the same site on a different ...
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Forgot to attach travel itinerary

I forgot to attach travel itinerary. Biometric details are taken. I submitted other documents but not travel plan. What is the procedure to send travel plan to UK embassy in my country(India). I ...
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ESTA validity after a visa denial [duplicate]

If I have an ESTA and I apply for visa and the visa is denied, is my ESTA still valid?
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UK visa from Italy [duplicate]

I am a Nepali national residing here in Italy for my PhD studies. I want to apply for the UK visitor visa but my permesso di soggiorno is expired right now and I have applied for its renewal, so I ...
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Re-enter Schengen with a residence card

I checked related questions, but they are more about visas, which is slightly different from my case. I am a Chinese citizen holding a residence card in Norway. I have only a single entrance Schengen ...
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Australians awaiting Italian permit to stay - can they go to the UK and return?

My (Australian) daughters were granted a Working Holiday Visa for Italy (12 months duration) which is in their passport. They followed procedure on arrival in Italy. They have been there just over ...
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Travelling To The US under the Muslim ban

About the Muslim ban (executive order 13769) I've searched about it and what I could understand is that people from Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somali, Syria, Yemen and Venezuela are banned from ...
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Visa restrictions while travelling with step children

We are intending to travel from Auckland, via Sydney, through Johannesburg to Windhoek in late June. There we want to join a truck safari through Botswana and ending in Zimbabwe. Stay there for a ...
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Won a ticket to attend Cannes Lions, a conference. Which type of visa should I apply for?

I’m from the Philippines and I won a competition wherein the prize is a complete pass to Cannes Lion. I will still be talking to the person from their side but I want to prepare beforehand. Is the ...
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Entering the country(Japan) after the visa starting date

Can I enter Japan after the visa (Japan) starting date? As due to some reason, I may get the visa a little late and I have to book another plane on a later date (4-5 days after the visa starting date)....
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Name Update on Passport [duplicate]

I have a passport with active B1 Visa which expires in 2021 and travelled earlier to the US with name Sumeet Alka, I recently got baptised and updated my name to Susan Sumeet Elka and my passport will ...
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Form 929: Can we travel carrying old and new passports while waiting for processing of form 929 [duplicate]

Can we travel carrying old and new passports while waiting for processing of form 929? I submitted the form and it says it will take 4 weeks to process. This is for my parents visa class 600 (3 ...
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Anyone with experience for UK visit visia priority service while having past visa refusal [duplicate]

I need my passport back in 10 days. Will the priority service help I only have one US visa refusal but excellent travel history (5 Schengen visas, 1 UK visa, 6 other visas) What do you think
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UK business Visa application mistake [duplicate]

My company is sending me for a business trip to UK but now after doing all the work of appointment and biometrics I reviewed the soft copy of my application form and I saw that by mistake I put my ...
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Change of passport details with ref to Australia Visa

I hold a Business Visa for Australia issued last year on 18th of May 2018. I have a new passport issued on 25th Feb 2019. I have applied for updation in my visa by filling form 929 on 8th of May. ...
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Student Visa that outlasts passport duration [migrated]

I'm about to apply for a student visa to do my PhD (which will last 5 years). In the application site it says it's required for my passport to be valid during my period of stay, something impossible ...
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Crossing UK border with EFP visa in old passport

On 12/04/19 l’ve received my EEA Family Permit visa. However now I’m worried that I may have problems at the passport control in the UK during my first trip. As I applied for a visa with my current at ...
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Uk business Visa checklist mistake

I am being sponsored by my company and they have arranged all the documents for me but by mistake I ticked on an extra column on my checklist and later I realized I didn't provide any documents for ...
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Travelling to Singapore via BKK [on hold]

I have an emergency here. My friend is traveling to Singapore at the moment , and was held at the airport transit area (he is an Armenia citizen btw)by immigration for he doesnt hold a transit visa ...
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Possibility to Apply for UK visa while I am not in my home country [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen. Currently, I am in Australia on 408 subclass visa. I am willing to apply for a short term study visa for UK. Is is it possible to do so while I am not in India?
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Getting a UK visa more quickly

I need to apply for a UK visa. The earliest appointment in any Northern California USCIS is not until mid June, and I am leaving mid July. On the UK.gov visa page, they say that it takes 3 to 5 ...
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Does one have to send actual US green card, along with Filipino passport, for UK standard visa appliaction

I understand that for supporting documents required for uk standard visa that we must send in my wife's Filipino passport. The question we have, is do we have to also send in actual US Green card?
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Where should I apply for schengen visa? [duplicate]

I am going to be visiting Europe this July specifically the countries of Sweden (4-5 days), Italy (6 days), Malta (1 day) and Switzerland (3 days). I had originally booked my visa appointment at the ...
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Asking for some more time to submit originals

This is in continuation of previous question Suppose the visa officer is not happy with scanned copies, can I ask that officer to give me some time to submit the originals? I can postpone the ...
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Kuwait visa cancelation [on hold]

Last October 2017, I was hired by one of the biggest company in Kuwait. They sent a formal job offer after a week and I've waited for my working visa for 2-3 months. Unfortunately, they cannot ...
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Surinam nationality and Carte Sejours validity

A person with Surinam nationality and passport also have a Carte Sejours from French Guyana which is valid for 10 years. We know that that person can travel legally without any limitation of duration ...
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Can a Cameroon citizen with an expired passport and an ILR travel?

I have a ILR in the UK, known as settled. My Cameroon passport is expired. I have applied for a new passport, but haven’t got it yet. I have the récépissé of the passport. Can I travel to Paris for ...
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What does it mean: Visa processing Times“ you need to ”Select the location you are making your application from"

I feel dumb asking about this, but gun shy with the visa process now. under the UK Gov site to see "Visa processing Times" you need to "Select the location you are making your application from" The ...
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If I arrive in the UK, and then head to mainland Europe, does my Schengen visa 90 day limit start when I arrived in the UK, or mainland Europe?

As the UK is technically still a member of the EU, I just wanted to be sure of this before booking travel arrangements. The idea is to arrive in the UK and stay there for 2-4 weeks, and then ...
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UK visa for my green card Filipino wife, do we have to have all accommodations paid for and planned in advance [duplicate]

We are wanting to travel to UK, specifically Scotland. We only plan to get a hotel for 3 days in Edinburgh and then travel around for 3 weeks and get hotel accommodations as we go without a firm ...
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Can a UK national work as a paid shop assistant in the USA?

I am British and live in the UK. I am visiting friends in the USA for 3 months this year and I would like to help out in their friend's shop in Georgia and also get paid while doing so. What visa do ...
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Travelling through dubia to brisbane [duplicate]

I am travelling through Dubia and staying there for two days before travelling onto Brisbane I have a British subject passport do I need a different visa from my husband who is a British citizen
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Immigration officer questions for job interviews? [duplicate]

I ll b visiting Uk, next week for an Job interview to join uk military-i have applied with the senior military officer- but the problem is I'm done with medical and all steps but I'm waiting for ...
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US visa after minor obtains new passport with surname [duplicate]

We are Indian citizens. We all have valid US visitor visas. I have added the surname on my minor son's new passport. He has an old US valid visitor visa in his old passport (without surname). Three ...
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Is it possible for EU passport holders to cross the border Laos-Myanmar somewhere conventiently overland?

Is it possible for EU passport holders to cross the border Laos-Myanmar somewhere conveniently overland? I would like to go from Laos to Myanmar by land if it's possible to go there now. Does anyone ...
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Do I need a Transit visa in Vienna? [duplicate]

I am travelling to Jordan through Vienna airport. I am Jordanian and have a Canadian PR. resident in Ontario. I will be in the transit area of Vienna airport. Do I need a transit visa
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requesting student visa after decline of my visitor visa [closed]

my visitor visa to new Zealand was rejected so I decided to immediately apply for a stufent visa is it an automatic decline also reason for decline of my visitor visa was failure to provide strong ...