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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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How can a non-EU citizen leave Belgium while awaiting extension of their Belgian residence permit?

This question is a follow-up to a query by @Traveler: I promised my girlfriend to take her to see the Northern Lights. We live in Belgium and because of the visa application she cannot leave the ...
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Renew EEA family permit

I am EU national and my wife has non-EU nationality with permanent residence card from the Netherlands. We both work in the Netherlands with permanent jobs. We applied for her EEA family permit as ...
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UK visa application: How to declare shareholding and dividend?

I am applying for a UK standard visitor visa from Pakistan. My wife is a British citizen who moved here permanently earlier this year and we both work and live here full-time. We are planning on ...
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Being stuck between Russia and Turkmenistan at a sea border; what happens?

The question is similar to this one, but specifically focusing on sea travel between Russia and Turkmenistan. Say you've got a Russian transit visa, but due to the ferry from Turkmenistan being ...
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90/180-day rule: can I live in France essentially 6 months per year?

Let’s assume that I have enough money to actually support this... I’m just curious. I am an American citizen, and I really like France. Given the 90/180 day rule for tourist visas in the Schengen ...
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German citizen, US LLC, living in Germany: Can I use an VWP?

So: I am a German citizen with no US visa status I am one of two members of an US LLC (the other member is US citizen) I am getting paid in the form of member distributions in USD My questions are: ...
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Overstayed visa for 10months and wants to reapply after 10years

I have a problem. I overstayed my uk visit visa for about 9 months and returned voluntarily. However during my exit in JUNE 2008. I did not get any deported stamp on my passport. Prior to my exist I ...
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Can one enter Shenzhen from Hong Kong with a Special Economic Zone visa despite having a non-fully utilized, still valid Chinese L (tourist) visa?

Can one enter Shenzhen from Hong Kong with a Special Economic Zone visa despite having a non-fully utilized, still valid Chinese L (tourist) visa? If it is possible, will the Chinese L (tourist) visa ...
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Planning girlfriend visiting me in the UK

I'm a British Citizen by Birth. My girlfriend is a citizen of El Salvador. We are planning the future of our relationship and the possibility of getting married, however as we've only spend shorter ...
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Should I select 'I live with family' in UK visit visa application since I live with my sister?

I am applying for UK Visit Visa from Canada and my parents are back in Pakistan. Should I select 'I live with my family' option for my home address as I am living in Canada with my sister in her house?...
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My face in my Japan visa is different because of my wisdom tooth extraction

I'm worried about my photo in my Japan visa that was recently been printed. We applied last December 2018 with a bump of my face. My mother wanted to apply already so i quickly take a photo while my ...
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Using Chinese M Business visa when now working for a different company

Can a Business China Visa (category M, 10 year validity) obtained while working for one company be used for a trip on behalf of another company?
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How can we recheck luggage without leaving the transit area because of visa issues?

My wife is Philippine national and needs a visa for a lot of countries. When she came to live with me in Aruba, I booked 3 different tickets: Cebu to Shenzhen (China), Shenzhen to Brussels (Belgium), ...
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Can a Swedish citizen on government benefits invite a person to stay with them?

I'm a Swedish citizen living in a flat rent is paid by the Swedish Social Security system. I want to invite my friend, an Indian, to visit me. Will it be a problem for Social Security if I invite my ...
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Canary Islands Visa Requirements

I am a non EU Passport holder but a resident in the UK. What are the visa requirements to visit Canary Islands as a tourist with my family?
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What are our options to get a (e-)visa for China as a British citizen in Netherlands while restricting the time without ID to no more than a day?

We are a Dutch-British couple living in Netherlands. We want to visit China for 2-3 weeks. We both need a visa for that. Due to my partner needing his (British) passport (to enter work), we can't just ...
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Is it possible to get legalization of Pakistani documents for Finland visa process?

If you are travelling to Finland on work/residence visa with you family as Pakistani, the marriage certificate, and child birth certificates requires legalization from Finland Embassy. Finland do not ...
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I need to know what paperwork is required for 'socio-economic situation' for a long-stay visa

I'm really confused on what to do. I'm a u.s citizen and I'm staying with a friend in france who is paying for my whole stay there. So I'm not sure what documents I would need to provide for the proof ...
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Do I need a China Visa for Taiwan China Japan flights booked on different airlines?

We are American and flying this route: USA > TPE TPE > PEK PEK > KIX (5 days in Beijing) Train to Tokyo NRT > USA 1 and 2 are on Airline A, 3 is on Airline B, 5 is on Airline C. I am assuming ...
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How do I mention a previous US visit using an OCI card?

My minor son travelled to India 7 years ago with a OCI card. Now I and my son are traveling to India again. He now has a new US passport, which is different than the one mentioned on his OCI card 7 ...
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Father's first name between the applicant's first and last name in Kuwait Visa, is it normal?

My friend has received his E-visa to go to Kuwait. In the E-visa, his name is written like this: His first name + his father's first name + His last name. As an example, suppose my friends name ...
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I have a visa to stay in Mauritius, can I leave to visit another country and return and still stay until the end of my current visa?

I'm a UK citizen and I'm currently staying in Mauritius with a visa until the end of April. I need to fly to another country for two weeks and wondered if anyone knew whether I will be able to return ...
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Mexico - transfer in Schengen Area without visa - Morocco

I'm russian. I don't have a Schengen visa and I don't have an opportunity to get one now. I want to buy a ticket Mexico - Brussels - Morroco of tuifly. Example: Normaly, if I had a single ticket ,...
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Does My Husband Need a Visa to Visit the UK?

I am German national staying in Germany planning to go visit UK for 2 days with my husband who has a Philippine passport with unlimited visa. Does my husband need a visa?
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Translating a translated birth certificate

My child under 18 has a dual Austrian/Russian nationality and lives in Austria. I'm considering applying for a UK Standard Visitor Visa for them (as a Russian citizen) if it looks like they (as an ...
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Group application submission

My agent has done group application submission for tourist visa subclass 600 Australia. Just i need to know how can I check online of submission proof by using my passport details Thanks
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Passport/ Border troubles

In Early September I was an au pair in Italy, but because I'm American I can only stay in the Schengen Zone for 90 days. I decided to continue as a nanny in Manchester, UK until my 90 days were up. ...
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What can I do if my Australian visitor visa application has not been decided yet? - November 19th,2018

I live in Cameroon, married and 32 years old. I need to complete a short course for 3 months and my University said I was not eligible to get a confirmation of enrolment because the course is only 3 ...
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Why does the Chinese immigration ask for the Hong Kong landing slip when applying for the Shenzhen SEZ Tourism Visa when entering Shenzhen?

Why does the Chinese immigration ask for the Hong Kong landing slip when applying for the 5-day visa ("Shenzhen Special Economic Zone Tourism Visa") when entering Shenzhen through one of the ports ...
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Is it possible to get a transit visa to Cambodia online or at the border town of Aranyaprathet?

Is it possible to get a transit visa to Cambodia online or at the border town of Aranyaprathet? Hello, I will go to Phnom Penh next month. I have a Swedish passport. Is it possible to get a transit ...
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What are the current requirements to get a visa to Thailand in Vientiane (Laos)?

I have a Swedish passport. I recently entered Thailand from Laos and was allowed to stay visa free for 30 days. I am currently still in Thailand and planning to go to Vientiane within a few days when ...
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Indian e-Visa asks for date (required) of last issue of Indian Visa-it was 30 years ago. How to find it or get around it?

I have no idea how to find my Visa date or number from years ago. It states must have the date of issue, won't let you just give a year. It seems to be okay to put unknown in the Visa number field, ...
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Vacation visa from my country to Jamaica

I will like to know the requirements to get a vacation visa from Nigeria to Jamaica..never applied before have only been to Gahanna, cutonu..
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Middle name missing on Chinese visa in passport

My middle name is missing on visa in my passport. Other details are correct. Could this be a problem? I made a visa via a visa consultation company. I asked the consultation company about that but ...
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Australia ETA with prior speeding ticket

I'm planning on traveling to Australia so I applied for an ETA. The site said you wouldn't be eligible if you had a conviction with a sentence of 12 months, which I don't. However, I do have a couple ...
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Arriving one day before the “annotation” date on a US Visa

I recently obtained a US visa (B1/B2) for a week-long vacation. The visa is valid for 3 months, and this fully covers my week-long travel. However, there is an "Annotation" field on the visa that ...
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As a Russian resident, do I require an exit visa?

I'm an Australian citizen and a Russian resident for five years. Do I require an exit visa to leave Russia? If so, where do I get one and how long does it take?
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How can I get a UK transit visa when my US student visa has expired?

I'm in US on a student visa, currently expired; my last entry was 3 years ago. I do have an approved I-797 (H1-B). Can I travel through London without a transit visa? BTW, the layover is 3 hours and ...
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Vietnam Visa Expiry Date

I leave Vietnam next weekend, on the day my visa extension runs out. The date is a little smudged (it does read but I am concerned they'll think it's for a later date). Is my expiry date in the ...
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Visa application Return shipping from UKVI scanning hub, New York

Does anyone have experience purchasing a return shipping label from the visa scanning hub in New York? The VFS Global website does not have that location as an option. I am not using a premium visa ...
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Can a dual national child enter the UK without a British passport?

My daughter was born this year in South Africa. I'm a British citizen with British passport and permanent residency in the UK. My partner is South African and we are in the process of getting her a ...
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Is it possible for a EU citizen to stay in Tibet for an extended period of time?

Is it possible for a EU citizen to stay in Tibet for an extended period of time? I would like to stay for 1-2 years in a monastery.
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Applying for the Short-Term Study visa UK but there is problem

I'm already applying my application for the UK Short-Term Study via the online and made an appointment but if I chosen the prime time service there is notice below the page said I should pay the fee ...
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Non-EU citizen in Spain with an expired Italian permit of stay and a Spanish Schengen Type D Visa

I have a slightly strange situation. I am a non-EU citizen, and a resident of Milan. I am currently in Spain doing an internship as a visiting PhD student, and it is supposed to end around mid July. ...
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Mexican visa by land versus air

I entered Mexico by air and got a 180-day visa. However I then went to Guatemala for 6 weeks and reentered into Mexico by bus. I seem to remember someone saying that the new visa, when we enter by ...
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Overland travel - Thai visa requires tickets in and out

I am an Indian citizen living in Singapore and will be travelling overland from Malaysia into Thailand and then onto Laos. The visa form (online) states that I should upload tickets showing that I ...
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Russian citizen 96hr visa-free transit in Singapore

I’ve read so many answers and questions on this forum regarding this issue but never read anything about how often one can use this 96hr visa free stay in Singapore? I am a female Russian citizen, 22 ...
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UK refusal, no ecnomic or financial ties

I applied for UK business visitor visa for 1 week only, I supplied all the documents including the invitation letter from the company I'm going to visit. ECO said I'm not satisfied about my ecnomic ...
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Canadian visitor visa expiry?

I have 1 year of canadian visitor visa with multiple entry, this visa is for one year as my passport will expire within one year. Now I have new passport, my visa will expires on 20th April 2019 and ...
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EEA Family Permit Access UK or Visa4uk?

I'm applying for the EEA Family Permit to join my husband who holds a German passport and is living in the UK. When doing the process online the gov.uk site sent us to the visa4uk website, however, ...