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UK Visa correspondance from immigration

I am an applicant from India who is trying to apply for UK Visitor Visa on priority from VFS Global. My application was received successfully but I received this very distressing email from the ...
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My passport will expire in 6 months [duplicate]

My passport will expire in 6 months and I am applying for my sixth schengen visa, I don't have enough time to renew my passport, is it possible to get a valid visa more than the passport expiry date?
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Visa for four month company training in the UK—me and wife [migrated]

I am a US citizen who joined a company based in the US. The company is separate from the parent company, which is based in the UK. The parent company did the hiring and wants me to come to London for ...
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What happened to the Israel-UAE visa-free agreement?

In January 2021 it was announced that the Israel-UAE visa-free policy will become operational in July 2021: The United Arab Emirates on Monday informed the Foreign Ministry that it was pushing off ...
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Schengen visa - Italian issued visa but now going to Spain

I am an EU citizen. Wife is Kazhak national and we live in UK. We planned a holiday in Italy and obtained multi entry visa from Italian consulate. Covid restrictions have resulted in us having ...
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New US visa approved while on travel [closed]

I currently have a H1-B visa which is due to expire in March 2022. My H1-B extension was submitted in June and is currently under review. I am in the US and will be travelling to the UK (sep 17) for a ...
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Visiting the US under VWP as a C-Corp shareholder

I'm in a situation that I haven't read about, but imagine wouldn't be super uncommon. I'm a co-founder of and own 50% of a C-Corp entity. My other founder is a US citizen who owns the remaining 50%. ...
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Smudged ink on visa sticker

I got my EU visa yesterday, today I noticed it had smudged ink on the mrz . Can I travel with this or will they deny boarding me with this. Ps: it is being detected by Android mrz reader I don't know ...
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How would the INS find out about a visa overstay?

I see all kinds of guidance on various travel resources about visa overstays, penalties, forgiveness, excemptions, blah, blah. However, none of the resources that I have seen ever say how the INS ...
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Is new UAE work visa policy in benifit of other visit visa holders? [migrated]

If someone goes to UAE with a visit visa and then starts looking for jobs. In this case, he may have to stay for a long time. Is there any benefit for such job seekers in the recent work visa policy ...
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DS-160 Validity/Expiry

I have read that the DS-160 (Non-immigrant visa application for the US) expires after 30 days. This is probably true for applications that are not yet submitted, so that they get purged from the ...
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Should I apply for NIF before renewing my Passport?

I am planning to apply for a D7 Visa in Portugal. The first step would be to get a NIF. I am also renewing my Indian passport for exhaustion of pages. Should I renew the Passport and then apply for ...
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Skilled worker visa to UK after study visa refusal in 2018 [migrated]

I applied for a Canadian English study visa in 2016 and got refused ( Applied from KSA I am from another country and I am working in KSA ) with the following “You have not satisfied me that you will ...
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How to fill Schengen visa form if I want to apply for a multiple entry 5-year visa

I have extensive travel history to Schengen zone on Schengen as well as national visa's in the past. Right now, I want to apply for a 5 year multiple-entry schengen visa. Here are few fields I need ...
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Is the BIVS scheme for Indian Nationals valid in COVID times?

Is the BIVS scheme for Indian Nationals valid in COVID times? Can someone with a BIVS approved UK visa travel to Dublin?
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I have a valid US visa which is valid till 2030. I am planning to include my middle name i my renewed passport

I have a valid US visa till 2030. I intend to include my middle name in the passport when I renew it as my Aadhar card has the middle name and this is required to be entered in the form required for ...
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UK Visit Visa Bank Statement Monthly Income, should I put all the salary and withdraw my expenditures or I can only deposit my savings?

My monthly salary is 650 USD which I receive in cash each month. (transactions in my country are mostly cash-based) I know the ideal bank statement would show a deposit of 650 USDs payday and a ...
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For a UK family visa, must we have lived together 2 years before the application date, or 2 years before the visa validity date?

I am applying for a family visa for my Ethiopian partner and I to move to the UK. My partner moved in with me early January 2020. We will submit our application for the visa early October. It will ...
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Can you travel to Portugal with a new passport and the visa in the old passport?

I was recently awarded an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship to study in Portugal and was granted with a Portuguese student visa valid until August, 2022. Before departure, I applied for passport renewal as ...
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US ESTA & Visa Waiver: Spent 3+3 months in 2020, Returning in 2021

I spent 3 months from March to May 2020 in the US while on ESTA visiting my boyfriend. I went back to my home country before the 3 month period ended. In June 2020, I decided to come back again and ...
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Sole employee of US company. Any issues working remotely in Peru on tourist visa?

Here's my situation: created a company in the US (an LLC) the only employee for the company occasionally hire temporary contractors. staying in Peru for 6 months on their extended tourist visa will ...
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mismatching information in DS-160 form and the embassy site

On my DS-160 form the type of my visa is B1/B2 whilst on the embassy site it is an F-1 student visa and my appointment is within 5 days. Can I change the DS-160 information (it has been more than 30 ...
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Booking roundtrip flights to Peru without knowing if tourist visa will be extended?

Here's my understanding of Peru's tourist visa: A normal tourist visa is good for 30-183 days The actual length of the initial visa varies (although I'm not sure why) The original visa can be ...
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Can you work remote in Italy for a UK based company with just a tourist visa?

I'm a UK resident and want to vacation in Italy for 2 months in 2022. I work as a software developer so i can work with just my laptop and internet connection. I want to work some days when i am out ...
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What does this reply mean from UK Visa and immigration? [duplicate]

Q1) Does anyone what the following means, acceptance or refusal? Q2) How long does the Visa center (Lahore) take to to get in touch with you, after this email? THANK YOU Your UK visa application has ...
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Do Indian citizens residing in Malaysia need entry permit to enter Sweden after Swedish work permit is approved? [closed]

I'm an Indian citizen working and residing in Malaysia. I am moving to Sweden for a job. I remember that when I moved to Malaysia from India I got a single entry visa to enter Malaysia because Indian ...
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How to answer "have you ever been refused a visa, denied entry or ordered to leave Canada or any other country?"

I am at a loss here. Here's a brief summary of what happened to me: I was born and raised in the Philippines. I was granted permanent residency at birth because my parents were already permanent ...
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Travelling to UK as a non-EU citizen with permanent residence, together with my EU citizen spouse

My spouse is Austrian citizen. I am not but I do have permanent residence in Austria. My nationality is Bosnian-Hercegovinian. Can we travel together to UK for tourism purposes, without me needing a ...
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Dual National Travel back home using expired passport as Visa

My friend is an American & Ghanaian citizen, born in Ghana. She has a valid American passport, however her Ghanaian passport has expired. She is traveling to Ghana, from USA soon. She tried to ...
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Refused visa from USA. Letter is lost but so what can I disclose for New Zealand visa?

I applied for a USA visitor visa back in 2018 but was refused. I lost the refusal letter but didn't read it thoroughly and now I don't remember the reason of the refusal. Now I am planning for a ...
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What is the correct visa to visit my employer office in USA?

The situation is similar to another question but not identical. I am Brazillian and live in Brazil, my employer is a company with offices in multiple countries, my contract with them is with an office ...
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Can I travel to US with B1/B2 visa and still continue to work remotely for my local employer (like work from remote area set-up) for 4-6 months? [duplicate]

I will travel in the USA for a period of 4 - 6 months, but I will continue to do time working for my current employer (remote work set-up) and getting paid by the local (non-US) employer. Would there ...
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Why was my UK visa processing delayed?

I got the following email on 4th day of priority visa service. My application is for tier4 visa. Thank you for your UK visa application which has been received and is under consideration. We aim to ...
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Does applying for a US National Interest Exception suspend current entry rights?

A (French citizen) friend who lives in the US as an H1-B worker recently went on a trip to Croatia from the US. He did not visit any other countries, and both directions of his flight were nonstop ...
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Should I upload UK Visitor Visa Document Checklist to VFS before my biometrics appointment?

I am trying to finish my UK visitor visa in the U.S. The instruction about the visa document checklist is very confusing. On VFS, it says to upload the checklist and documents can only be uploaded ...
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Japanese child travelling to Switzerland with divorced mom with Thai Passport

My girlfriend is coming to visit me for a month in Switzerland and she would like to take her 8 years old daughter. The girl has a Japanese passport which doesn't require any Schengen visa. Her mom ...
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How do I cancel my UKVI application when I have sent biometrics

I am struggling to find the option to cancel my UKVI application. I am from South Africa and used the TLS system to book an appointment, but the station I chose is currently closed. I now have to ...
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Getting back old DS-160 form data

I applied for a USA student visa back in 2012 but unfortunately I could not remember some of the information I gave back then and I still cant find the previous print out. I don't know if it can be ...
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Cancel UK Visa Application

recently I made an error on my UK student visa application, on my course fees, I put £10050.00 instead of £10500.00 (the one written in my CAS), however I already got my IHS Number but I haven't paid ...
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Over stayed ESTA for more than 6 Month Forgiveness

I entered the United States with my ESTA (electronic system for travel authorization) from Chile last year legally. Before 180 days passed, I got married. We never submitted the adjustment status ...
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Personal interview requirement for obtaining visa

My biometric details were submitted in December 2018 for visa to Belgium. Now I want a visa for Switzerland. Whether I will have to appear for biometric again ?
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Do I need an ESTA or Visa as a spouse of a US citizen, traveling from the UK?

My husband is a US citizen and I am a Canadian citizen. We both live in the UK and are planning to travel to the US in September. I believe I am eligble to travel to the US (from the UK) because we ...
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Do I need a visa for travelling to France/Italy/Greece with Blue card issued in Germany and Indian passport?

I recently moved to Germany from India and have received a blue card permit (AUFENTHALTSTITEL, BLAUE KARTE EU) this month. It is valid till 2025. My passport is still Indian. I am planning to visit ...
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US C1 visa arrival location change

I'm on my way to Colombia via the US on a C1 Transit visa, listed Detroit on my application, since that was the original travel plan. Now, though, I am not able to go through Detroit and will go ...
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Change in the US contact's address in US visa application form DS-160 [closed]

My husband has a US's F-1 visa. He is currently on his OPT (optional practical training). I am applying for F-2 visa (F-1 dependent). I have following two questions regarding the form DS-160 (form ...
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Travel to US on ESTA after losing green card

I am a US permanent resident but I have lost my physical green card. I am currently abroad and due to return (permanently) to the US, but won't be able to get a replacement card or boarding foil in ...
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Where and how do I collect my UK visa in Germany?

I am German and I applied for a UK visa using the online form. Please excuse my naivete, but I have not dealt with any of this before and I am just starting to see all the details that I am missing. ...
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I am living in Germany. My residence permit expires on 31st August 2021. Can I book my flight to India on 1st September 2021?

I am living in Germany. My residence permit expires on 31st August 2021. Can I book my flight to India on 1st September 2021? Will there be any penalty? Will, there be any penalty, or will I face any ...
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Applying from Ghana or Benin Republic to the US as No available dates in Nigeria

Good day, I have a question that bothers me I want to ask. I will be visiting a Neighboring country, which happens to be either Ghana or the Benin Republic. Now I wanted to try out applying for US ...
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Difference between residence permit and common format residence permit

I am an Indian and have Netherlands residence Permit Type 1. I am travelling from Amsterdam and will be transiting in LHR towards New delhi do I need transit visa? In the exemptions it says if you ...

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