Questions tagged [visas-on-arrival]

Which nationalities will be granted a visa upon entering which countries under which conditions. This tag includes questions about the procedures involved in acquiring a visa on arrival such as landing interview, health inspection, documentation requirements along with any fees that might be incurred.

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Visa to Romania for Turkish passport holder

I have a Turkish passport. Can I get a visa upon arrival at the airport in Romania, or do I need to apply in advance at their Consulate? If I need to apply in advance, can I apply in Abu Dhabi even ...
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Is a return ticket required to obtain a visa on arrival in Vientiane, Laos?

Let's assume an EU citizen who is entering by air to Laos with a valid passport. Is he required to have a return ticket already booked to obtain the visa on arrival when arriving to VTE (Vientiane) ...
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Can I get South Korean visa on my way to the US?

I am Pakistani national and was student in Japan. Now for further studies I am moving to the US. I have US student visa now. I am traveling from Japan and I have layover at Inchen Airport, Seoul for ...
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Landing in Australia without a Visa

In the same narrative as this question, a private ketch sailing the South Pacific will make landfall in Australia about midday on Tuesday (13 Sept 2016). As they were preparing their documents, the ...
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TWOV at Kuwait Airport

Being an aviation enthusiast, I love to fly and review different airlines. As I never had the pleasure to fly with Kuwait Airways, I'm considering to book a trip LHR-KWI-LHR for the sole purpose of ...
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Can I get a transit visa when I arrive in Istanbul?

I am Pakistani National, living in UK. I am travelling to Pakistan via Turkish Airline. I want to go into Istanbul for a day as my next layover is 28 hours. Can I get transit visa on arrival at the ...
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Laos visa-on-arrival for Indian Citizens: Is it also available at land border crossings?

I know via air travel India is one of the countries on the VOA scheme for Laos. What I am not able to confirm is whether that applies to land crossings as well. I wanted to see if anyone knew ...
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Visa query about Turkey

I have ordinary Pakistani passport with valid USA visa. Can I be granted Turkish tourist visa for seven days on arrival at Istanbul airport?
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Mexican girlfriend visiting me in the UK for 6 months, will she have problems?

My Mexican girlfriend has bought a ticket to the UK for 6 months at the start of June. With a little over a month until she comes we've become a little concerned about whether immigration officers ...
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On arrival visa at Doha for Philippine citizen, currently holding UAE visa as Technical Adviser

I'm a Philippine national holding UAE visa. My designation is "Technical Adviser". Will it be possible for me to get on arrival visa at Doha (Qatar) airport? Please advice its most urgent I need to ...
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Dubai transit - is there a 48 hour visa on arrival for Indian citizens? [duplicate]

On my return journey along with family from the UK, I have a layover of more than 12 hours at Dubai airport. I want to use this time to visit the city and sightsee. I am booked on Emirates right ...
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Visiting Iran as a dual EU-American citizen

I am a dual Dutch-American citizen that is planning to visit Iran in the upcoming week. I have both a Dutch and an American passport. According to the Wikipedia page for Iran's visa policy, "British, ...
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Thailand Visa On Arrival for Indians when not traveling directly from India

I know that Thailand provides Visa On Arrival facility for Indians. But, I will be traveling from Jakarta, Indonesia to Bangkok, Thailand, and then staying in Thailand for 1 day. My question is am I ...
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Irish on-arrival visa for UK visa holder [duplicate]

I have a client from India, with a UK visa, who will be visiting UK first then coming to Ireland for one night for a business meeting. I believe he can get an 'on arrival visa' at the airport. do you ...
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Indian passport holder travelling to Tunisia

I wanted to inquire about the tourist visa to Tunisia. I'm an Indian citizen and Indian Passport holder living in Saudi Arabia. I wish to travel to Tunisia on vacation as a tourist with my family. ...
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Can I pay for my Turkish visa on arrival at the airport in Euros?

I'm Australian, flying into Istanbul Turkey tomorrow (Ataturk airport) and I know from last year's trip that I must pay a visa fee upon entry. But last year I crossed by land from Bulgaria and this ...
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Lebanon - Visa on arrival requirements

My girlfriend is coming from Lithuania to Lebanon in a week, now I'm reading everywhere that Lithuanian citizens can get a "Visa on Arrival" while they are at the Lebanese Airport. One of the ...
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Curacao visa on arrival

Can an Indian passport holder, going from Delhi to Curacao to Panama, not having a USA or Canada or EU visa, get a visa to enter Curacao on arrival?
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Why different fees for Vietnam Visa Approval Letters

Why is it that when applying for a Vietnam Visa approval letter could cost up to 45 USD(like this one) when some could cost as low as 5 USD(like this one)? Is there any risk of using the cheaper ones?...
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Transiting at Dubai International Airport

I am an Indian citizen with EU residence permit (Blue Card) from Germany, traveling from Germany to India via Dubai (DXB). I deliberately took a halt of 20 hours to explore the city for a day before ...
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How can a Canadian citizen obtain a Vietnamese visa while abroad in a country without a Vietnamese embassy?

How can I get a legitimate visa-on-arrival letter or visa for Vietnam? I am Canadian but am in Ecuador, which does not have a Vietnamese embassy. This means that I cannot apply in person. I am also ...
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OK to board plane? Indian H1B holder travelling to Dubai on Virgin Atlantic

I plan to fly USA to Dubai on Virgin Atlantic (via London Heathrow). I will be staying in Dubai for 6 days. I hold an H1B visa. Since Indians with US visas can get visa on arrival in Dubai, I have ...
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Do I need a bus/train/plane ticket out of Thailand in order to get a Visa-on-Arrival?

Someone told me I need a ticket out of Thailand in order to enter. I am traveling to Thailand, on March 18th. I have a Ticket from Bangkok to Sweden booked for June 4th. I will be staying in ...
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Entry visa to Bolivia for a Romanian citizen

I had a look on Romanian Foreign Affairs Ministry page and they say that Romanians do need visa for entring in Bolivia. Unfortunately, Bolivia does not have an embassy in Romania, the Ministry says ...
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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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Are there any specific documents to carry when travelling from Bangalore to Hong Kong via Bangkok without visa?

I am going on a short tour from Bangalore to Hong Kong and my flights are with Thai Airways which go via Bangkok. Hong Kong provides visa on arrival for Indian citizens, and so does Thailand even ...
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Why is the British passport the most valuable despite colonization? [closed]

I was checking out Wikipedia and I could see a British passport entitles to visa-free or visa-on-arrival for 173 countries despite colonization by the British. While USA ranks 2nd with 172 countries. ...
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Do Indian passport holders with UK Tier 2 need to get a tourist visa for Mexico?

I'm an Indian passport holder currently resident in the UK under a Tier 2 (General) visa and planning on going to Mexico on a holiday. So I was looking into the rules on the Mexican embassy in the UK ...
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Is it possible to apply for a UK transit visa in Heathrow on arrival?

My parents are travelling from Bombay to Copenhagen via Heathrow. They are Indian citizens, and have a Schengen visa - type C to enter Denmark. Like a fool I have not applied for a transit visa online....
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Nigerian Visa on Arrival for Kenyan Citizen

I am a Kenyan planning to travel to Nigeria early next year for like 3 days. I am concerned about this Visa On Arrival. I need clarification on what it is and what the requirements are should I plan ...
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Which countries, if any, offer on-arrival work visas?

After seeing this question I began wondering - are there countries that say, Aussies or Kiwis (or anyone else) can get a work visa on arrival, or while in the country? The best I've found is this: ...
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What documents does a Pakistani need when arriving in Seychelles?

I'm Pakistani, living in Pakistan. I can enter Seychelles visa-free, but need to know what documents I might need when I arrive at immigration there. Would I need a No Objection Certificate?
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What does “Leave to enter for six months” on a UK visitor visa mean?

For visitors who are able to get a visa on arrival, it's common to get a stamp with the entry date and the following: Leave to enter for six months How is the six months counted? Is it a number of ...
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British National flying to Vietnam from Bangkok. Can I get the visa on arrival?

I will be flying to Vietnam from Bangkok this summer and I'm trying to figure out if I will need to apply for my visa in advance. As I understand it (from various 'Vietnam visa' websites) as I am from ...
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What's the status of this border crossing between Thailand and Cambodia?

Google Maps has suggested this crossing from Thailand to Cambodia located at 14.4339183,104.8108152 but I'm having trouble finding information about it. Which name(s) does it generally go by? Is it ...
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Difference between “visa not required” and “visa on arrival”?

I would like to know the main difference between situations where a visa is not required and a visa is issued on arrival.
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Indian Visa-on-Arrival

Has anyone had any experience with India's (newish) Visa-On-Arrival scheme (details here)? I'm travelling on a New Zealand passport into Chennai (and meet the other requirements), and was thinking I ...
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Trying to go to Turkey in spite of the visa ban between US and Turkey

If I travel to a different country to catch a direct flight to Turkey, as a US citizen, will I be given a visa at the airport when I land in Turkey with my US passport?
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Is it possible to get a tourist visa on arrival at Mumbai Airport?

The instructions for getting an India visa online seem quite complicated. Is it possible to get a tourist visa at Mumbai Airport upon arrival? Note: This is for a Canadian citizen
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Traveling to Canada via Turkey

Pakistani with Canadian PR. I am getting a flight option via turkey with a 21 hours layover. The airlines are different and I am not sure if there's code sharing. I have a friend and I would like to ...
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Nicaragua on arrival visa for Indians having valid Schengen visa?

I want to travel to Nicaragua from India and I have a valid Schengen visa. Will they give me an on arrival visa via hotel booking?
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Will US boyfriend have issue visiting me in UK for 3 months?

My partner is planning to visit me for 3 months from August this year. I previously visited him in the US for 10 weeks from Dec to Feb with no issues with border staff. My partner is a US citizen and ...
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What happens if you don't have a passport photo when you get to the Laos border for a visa-on-arrival?

I've read online that one of the requirements for getting the visa-on-arrival when entering Laos at a border crossing is that you must have a passport photo. But what happens if you are unaware of ...
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Do I need a transit visa if spending 10 hours in a Vietnamese airport?

I'm a British national. The flight I'm looking at is from Malaysia to Tan Son Nhat International in Vietnam. There's a ten hour stop over before I can make my connecting flight to London. I am ...
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Do I need a visa if traveling with my husband?

I am planning to visit my family in Qatar with my husband. He has a visa-free entry because he is German. I am wondering if I am traveling with him, does that mean that I can get visa-free entry as ...
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Is it possible to get a new Indian evisa despite valid prior tourist visa in now-expired US passport?

I have a valid (till feb 2018) 10 year, multiple entry, Indian tourist visa in an expired US passport. That visa was issued in 2010. As required, I obtained a new current US passport, so new it's ...
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Is it possible to get a visa on arrival at the airport in Freetown, Sierra Leone?

Lonely Planet seems to indicate that it is possible to get a visa on arrival at Freetown. However, I have not been able to find any other references to visa on arrival at an airport in Sierra Leone. ...
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Filipino working in Dubai, need visa to visit Spain?

My niece and her husband are both working in Dubai, she is a nurse and he is an engineer. I live in Spain we have a house here. They would like to visit me for a short vacation. Do they need a visa to ...
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Indian Passport holder with a Multiple Entry US Visa traveling to Belize

So my friend just invited me to travel with her to Belize. I contacted travelbelize.org and they tell me there are not aware of any repatriation fees that need to paid upon arrival. But I see all ...
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Do Indian citizens have to pay for visa on arrival in Indonesia?

I am an Indian citizen visiting Indonesia. I heard that India has an agreement with Indonesia to provide Visa on Arrival facility for Indian citizens. Do I have to pay for this service? If yes how ...