Questions tagged [visas]

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Can I travel from LA to NY with my foreign Passport? (it does not have a visa) [duplicate]

So I came to the US with a visa but overstayed so I became (illegal?). Im currently in the process of becoming a resident (my mom is a citizen) but am still waiting on my papers. I am traveling to NY ...
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New passport for stamping

I recently got my passport reissued as it was damaged a little. Now am planning to apply for Schengen Visa. As the new passport will not have any stamping. Should I be sending both the passports for ...
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Do Australia and New Zealand have a travel ban on Somalis (like Wikipedia says)?

The Wikipedia article on visa requirements for Somali Citizens lists three countries that refuse admission to Somali citizens: the US, Australia & New Zealand. I know the US travel ban is true—it ...
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Do I need Transit visa while going Thailand to India [on hold]

What is the process for applying visa ? How much I need to pay . My layover is only for 2 hours will it be enough to get the transit visa ?
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What can I do to prevent passport stamps being put on blank pages?

I'm running low on blank passport pages which are sometimes needed for full page visas such as those issued by Armenia, India, and Vietnam. When I crossed the border into Turkey the other day I got ...
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I have two passports/nationalities. How do I use them at a land border?

I read I have two passports/nationalities. How do I use them when I travel? and this but the answers mention air travel. I'm interested in using 2 passports at a land border. At a land border crossing,...
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Schengen Visa - France VFS Website of USA does not allow rescheduling an appointment to a different location? [on hold]

I have booked an appointment for Schengen Visa (France) at the NY VFS office. I see earlier dates for visa interview in Chicago and Boston VFS offices. I want to reschedule my visa interview from NY ...
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Am I just considered a tourist, and am I able to leave and return to the UK while on that free tourism visa? [on hold]

I'm a young (20) Canadian visiting the UK, and staying with a family free of charge in exchange for babysitting their children for about three hours a day. They provide me with pocket money, but no ...
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B2 visa: not allowed for biometrics due to wrong passport number in appointment confirmation page. Is that visa application considered rejected?

My father had an appointment for biometrics today for his United States B2 visa, but was not allowed inside, as the passport number in the appointment confirmation was wrong. (I made the mistake of ...
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Steps after appointment booking from USA for UK visa, vfs global registration confusion?

Hi i submitted my application for uk visit visa for myself and my wife. I booked the appointment and then it took me to a page where it asked me to download files and register with our visa ...
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Does the French embassy or consulate check the flight itinerary for Schengen visa?

I booked a flight reservation with a reputable travel agency. My destinations are Paris, Pisa, Milan and then Zurich. I wonder if they really verify every applicant's flight reservation? My ...
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Am I affected by the travel ban - getting a US visa for Syrian citizens?

I am a Syrian citizen who obtained a visa to travel to the US one week before the travel ban was implemented. Since then I have successfully entered and left the US twice (last time being March 2019). ...
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UK visa courier question

Me and my husband are planning for UK visitor visa later in year and have our biometrics appointment for this Thursday at Atlanta Georgia. If anyone can explain the courier part of it we would ...
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Which validity to apply for when getting a Chinese visa?

I would like to apply for a Chinese tourist visa and in my country, the cost for single, double and multiple entry visas is the same, regardless of duration. I just have one round trip to China ...
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Does United Nations Laissez-Passer (UNLP) holder needs visa for Greece

I am a citizen of Eritrea and I work for the United Nations and have UN blue passport - UNLP, do I need an entrance visa to visit Greece as a tourist?
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Electronic authorization for US passport holder born in Russia

I have a one-year old son. He was born in Russia, but has already an American passport. He also currently lives in Russia. Does I need to fill out an electronic authorization form for him to travel to ...
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Am I allowed to travel without visa into China via transits?

I plan to travel to Mexico this May. I am a Bangladeshi citizen with an ordinary passport and only have an Indian visa. I will get a Mexican visa this May. I am looking into the following travel ...
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Will I get refund on my application if I cancel now?

I am a pakistani national and I came to Netherlands on a work visa. I applied for uk tourist visa but I think I made a mistake. It asked me about my status in the Netherlands and I replied I am a ...
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payment refund visa uk [on hold]

I made the registration from Brazil. I did the procedure for the visa but then I had to cancel, I did not go to take my biometric data, I did not receive any mail from the home office. When I cancel I ...
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Missing a Last Name on UK Visa Application

I am super worried that I missed a name on UK standard visitor visa application. On the passport it has first-second-last name but I missed out the last name. However, other identity cards such as a ...
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Malaysian Visa as a visitor in Singapore

My friend is currently in Singapore as a tourist. What options does he have for applying for a Malaysian visa? The long term visa is available for Singapore Residents only. Special permission is ...
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Transit visa at Moscow

I am an Indian citizen. I want to travel from New Delhi to Geneva via Moscow by Aeroflot with 3 hrs 30 mts layover at Moscow. Do I need a transit visa.
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Israel visa stamp issue

I am an Indian national living in London. I need to travel to Israel for work. I will need to apply for a visa but I have been told that it will be stamped in my passport. I have read that Israel ...
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Do U.S. citizens need a Russian transit visa?

On a five hour layover in Moscow, changing planes but not airport, would a U.S. citizen need a transit visa?
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Applying for B2 Visa For My Wife [on hold]

I already have a B1 visa stamped on my passport until 2021. I am a businessman by profession in Dubai with a company with a relatively reasonable bank statement. I applied for my wife's B1 visa last ...
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How do I show that I just got new job and have a personal business as well

My UK visa has been refused recently. Fast forward and I have been employed under a government initiative. Before the application I was with a family business and after the refusal the government ...
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changing dates for a visitor visa to Australia

I'm from Argentina and I'm living in New Zealand for a year. I have a visitor visa for Australia. I'm going for 3 days on m way home. But it expires in August and I'm going there at the end of ...
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Can I use the valid Schengen visa in old passport?

I'm an Indian National. I have a Type C Schengen Business Visa which is valid from 26-11-2015 to 26-11-2020. I received it when I intended to travel to Netherlands, although I have not used it. When ...
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Schengen visa approved by French embassy, verbally asking to not enter Norway

A friend of mine 'Yy' applied for a business visa to enter Norway. They were rejected. They appealed with the Norwegian embassy asking to change to a tourist visa to visit family. The appeal takes 3 ...
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Schengen visa limitation?

I have business Schengen visa issued by Italian embassy from 15th July to 22 Oct 2019. I am going to Italy for office work and coming back on 10th Aug to India. Then on 10th Sept I am going to Europe ...
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Timatic: Valid China visa in old passport (British) - Tajikistan to China by air?

I am a British citizen with a valid Chinese tourist visa is an expired passport, and I have a new passport. I've heard reports that it's fine to enter China like this, despite the fact that officially ...
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Visa for Romania, Bosnia and Montenegro?

I am an Algerian national possessing a Serbian temporary residence. I want to travel from Belgrade to Romania, Bosnia and Montenegro. Do i need a visa for these countries?
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Marriage Visitor Visa then spouse visa?

I am a British citizen and my fiancee is a Malaysian citizen. We want to apply for a marriage visitor visa (MVV), she will return back to Malaysia as she is settled there with work, accommodation, and ...
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Visa telephone interview disconnected

I applied for a Finish Schengen tourist visa two weeks ago, so today I got a call from the Embassy and apparently it was from the visa officer who wanted to speak to me. Unfortunately the phone was ...
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Can I still travel by air even if I applied for indian visa travelling by road?

I have applied for an Indian tourist visa not knowing I clicked travel by road via Haridashpur. Am I still able to travel by air?
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UK visa type and duration of stay

I was recently invited as a part of the state sponsored trip to the UK university by the government of Kazakhstan. I am 16 years old, and number of students of similar age are also invited. The course ...
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Filipino citizens with Norwegian resident permits transiting at London Heathrow - Do We need a Transit Visa?

We are gonna be four people travelling from Norway to the Philippines in December. Two of us are filipino citizens with valid Norwegian resident permits. Do we need a transit visa if we want to go ...
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CR1 Visa and Entry Date [on hold]

I am outside USA and I have marriage based immigrant visa issued on March,2019 and valid till September, 2019. My Immigrant visa sticker in my passport shows my Immigrant Visa Category as CR1. I was ...
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Letter of explanation to consular for Canadian study permit [on hold]

I am applying for a Canadian study permit and have been banned permanently from the US. I was going to list this ban on my denial visa list, but should I also explain this in my letter of explanation ...
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Ghana Passport renewal

I'm a Ghanaian student living in the Ukraine and my passport will expire in October this year, I will need to go to Russia and renew it since Ghana doesn't have embassy in Ukraine. Do I need a visa to ...
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Do I need visa in India

Hi i am a Filipino citizen travelling from Dubai to Kochi via Air India (AI934) and then Kochi to Kuala Lumpur via Air Asia (AK38). My booking is a self transfer with a 4 hour and 40 mins layover only....
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A note on a B1/B2 visa - any obligations to fly directly into the specified city?

A 16-years old and his father obtained a B1/B2 visa. There is a note on the son's visa saying "Vacation travel with father Los Angeles, CA". Do they have to fly to Los Angeles directly, or can they ...
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Does Automatic Revalidation work for F2 visas?

The official website says that "F and J nonimmigrants" are eligible for Automatic Revalidation provided certain conditions are met. It does not specify whether people on an F2 visa are eligible. But ...
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What are the reasons behind the Chinese consulate asking for more documentation for a tourist visa? [on hold]

My partner and I are applying for tourist visas to visit China. He is US-born, US ancestry, etc. and his application was approved within a day. Meanwhile, I’m having the toughest time with my ...
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UK group or tourist visa application

My brother was recently selected to attend 1-week academic course in the UK university after he participated in the local tournament for 14-16 years old students. The government and the UK university ...
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Visa Expired in South Cyprus applying for US visa [on hold]

Hello Im from Pakistan and my visa expired from South Cyprus. I live as a refugee in North Cyprus for one year. I want to apply for U.S. fiance visa. Will I be denied because of refugee status in ...
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Applying for Canadian visa after US visa refusal & permanent ban [duplicate]

I was banned permanently from the US in 2009 for misrepresenting a document issued by an agent that I used. I'm applying for a Canadian student permit and I would like to know if this ban would affect ...
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Can I travel to the USA with an ESTA while my OPT application is pending?

I from Austria and studied in the USA for a while. After graduating I applied for post-completion Optional Practical Training authorization (OPT). However, this is where my problem starts. I had to ...
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dates for medical treatments on uk visa application [on hold]

I am applying for the my second visa in the UK and I don't have information regarding the specific dates of my medical treatment when I last lived there. The online application won't
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Can a resident of Netherlands sponsor a French Schengen visa application?

My girlfriend (Thailand) is planning to come to Europe for a short holiday. She is a student. I myself live in the Netherlands and have sufficient funds to be her sponsor in all expenses. The main ...