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Which type of visa should my family have if I have business visa for Belgium?

I have to renew my business visa for Belgium, this time I want to take my wife & child with me. For them the visa category would be tourist only.? Can I submit their application (tourist visa) ...
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Can I use an Indian eVisa 6 months after its issuance date for a visit?

My friend has been issued an eTV from India which is valid for one year with a multiple entry. The visa was issued in April 2019. However, he could not travel according to the planned dates. The new ...
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Will the Indian citizens with US H1B and H4 visas get the Dubai on arrival visa?

I checked the site of UAE government visa: https://government.ae/en/information-and-services/visa-and-emirates-id/do-you-need-an-entry-permit-or-a-visa-to-enter-the-uae In this, the requirements of ...
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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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Visa availability is longer than the availability of the passport [duplicate]

What happens if the visa availability is longer than the availability of the passport? In my case, a Romanian with a Romanian passport (5 years availability) who wants to get a tourist visa for ...
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UK Visa refused once under 320(7A), (false or forged document) and I want to apply again

I got one refusal under 320 (7A) due to wrong information provided by other party. Please check the below refusal letter. The signatory of one document (Leave approval letter from my then employer) ...
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is it necessay to get a reference letter from the place i work to re enter japan while i am on working visa?

is it necessary to get a reference letter from the place I work to re enter japan while i am on working visa? cause Iam going to my home Country.
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Valid Canadian Visitor Visa in my old passport with a removed machine readable zone [duplicate]

I want to travel in Canada on November but I renewed my passport. When I renewed my passport, the machine readable zone in my old passport was cut in order to make it useless. Also my visa is intact. ...
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Transit via at CDG airport for Cuban citizens

Do I need a transit visa for a cuban in transit with a stopover of couple of hours without leaving transit area enroute Havana to London?
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Can a Chinese citizen apply for a Korean visa in Jeju Island?

Jeju Island is visa-free for Chinese nationals. Is it possible for Chinese nationals to apply for a visa for the Korean mainland from Jeju Island? I have searched around but cannot find anything ...
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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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Do I need to exit and re enter or get anything stamped to stay in the Schengen zone after my student visa expires?

My fiancée has a student residence card for Spain that expires on December 15. We are leaving Spain on December 16 to go to the US, and coming back on Jan 1. The Spanish consulate site says: ( http:/...
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UK Family Visitor Visa Query

I am a citizen of India and I wish to apply for a family visitor visa for the UK to meet my sister and brother-in-law. My brother-in-law is having a tier 2 residence permit and my sister is on ...
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UK visitor visa application 2 years / 5 years and no visit done in current 6 Month visitor visa (2019)? [duplicate]

We (mother, father and daughter) have a UK visit visa 6 month till November 30 but we cannot visit. Previously, my mother and father had visa and visited in Jan 2019. But this is my first visitor ...
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Long term accommodation proof for Schengen visa

A friend of mine needs to apply for a Schengen visa to France, it is for three months of medical training. The hospital, where he will be doing my training, does not provide accommodation. Since his ...
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How to apply for a UK visa when the person isn't living in their home country

I've been looking into visas and I've seen so much information about denials it's freaked me out a little. My boyfriend is Egyptian and is currently studying in Oman, where his mother and father are ...
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If my Schengen visa starts on the day of arrival which is one day ahead of departure, would they let me get into the plane?

I have a question, I applied for the Schengen visa through Germany, on the form they ask me when I'd arriving (to Germany) and when I'd returning. they take this exact date as the visa period. I ...
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Could a Schengen visa refusal be because of cancelled accommodation? [duplicate]

Edit 2: I have read the answer in the linked duplicate. I however do not understand if in my case it is a serious concern or only a concern related to accomodation (as it was purely touristic purpose)....
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Do I need a transit visa at Shenzhen as a Filipino citizen?

I will be flying from Christchurch, New Zealand to the Philippines. There is an 8 hour stopover at SZX airport. I am a Philippine passport holder. Do I need a transit visa?
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What's the difference between a square and hexagonal Visit Pass in Singapore?

I frequently visit Singapore on short business trips, and have usually received a rounded rectangular (for brevity, "square") Visit Pass stamp. However, on my last visit, the officer first stamped a ...
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In applying for a UK visa, does VFS Silver Premium service include biometrics?

The link on vfs global site about this information doesn't work. The only option left for me to buy premium service since its only working at 10 centers. On the VFS global site I couldn't find any ...
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Are there any airlines which refund fare (including economy class) fully in case you don't get visa?

I'm an Indian. I'm planning to book a journey from Mumbai to Johannesburg, South Africa and back (conference visa). I looked at refundable tickets, while they are priced higher, they give you half ...
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72h visa free transit BEIJING - HONG KONG - THAILAND - BEIJING - PARIS [duplicate]

I am french and my student visa for China arrives soon to its expiration date and I only have one entry. I am planning to go traveling to Hong Kong then Thailand and come back to Beijing (to find my ...
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Form 929: No response received from the mailing id, not even automated response

My father needs to travel to Australia on an urgent basis, but they recently got their passports renewed and they hold a visitor's visa against their old passport. I emailed the following address [...
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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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Should I mention previous visa withdrawals in UK visa application?

I had applied for UK Tier 2 visa and realised one of the documents I had submitted was incorrect along with multiple other errors. So I withdrew my application so that it wouldn't get rejected. I am ...
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UK Spouse Visa: should I disclose speeding tickets and small fines issued in Russia [duplicate]

When I was applying for a Spouse visa in 2016, the questioning was a bit different: it clearly stated criminal offense. I answered I had no penalties and got the visa. Now the wording is: At any time ...
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Spouse and me applying from different country for US visa

We are a couple living in different countries and are planning to visit the US. It’s not clear anywhere in the form where we can state that we will be in the US together apart from the travel ...
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Traveling to US on K3 visa

I am travelling to the U.S. on a k-3 visa for the first time. Can fly Etihad Airways on a flight that will be pre-cleared in Abu Dhabi? Is the first-time immigration processing be done at Abu Dhabi?
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Travelling to Dubai

I applied for a 90-day visa for Dubai and it has been issued on 24/02/2019 and its Visa validity date is given as 24/04/2019 instead of 24/05/2019. Can I stay 90 days before returning or do I have to ...
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Can I leave the UK for a few days without my wife (she has an EEA Family Visa)?

Me and my wife are currently in the UK. I'm a EU national and she is a non-eu national on a EEA family visa. Can I leave without her for a few days, leaving her alone in the UK? My job will require ...
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For how long can Spanish Citizens visit USA without visa?

I have a Spanish passport (Europe) and I would like to do an academic visit to a research center in the states. The host destination (in USA) is not paying anything, I am granted by an European ...
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Can I ever get a Schengen visa again after submitting a fake I-20?

I'm from India and I applied for a Schengen visa to visit Sweden for a duration of 4 days and since I'm 18 years old, to prove my intent to return home after my visit, the Embassy wanted me to submit ...
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Does TWOV apply when transiting China twice? [closed]

Would the visa free rule apply when transiting China twice? In this case it would be UK -> Beijing Capital (PEK) -> Dalian (DLC) -> Japan Would we go through immigration and get entry stamp in Peking ...
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Which UK Visa for attending a short training course?

I have just completed college and do not yet have a job. Now I am planning to attend a short training for 5 days in the UK. The trip would be of around 10 days as I also plan to visit some places ...
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I have a 10 year UK visa on my old passport - can I travel with the 2 passports or I need to have it transfered to my new passport? Egyptian Passport [duplicate]

I have a 10 year UK visa on my old passport - can I travel with the 2 passports or I need to have it transferred to my new passport? Egyptian Passport
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For the Single Entry Schengen visa, do the microstates (Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican City) count?

If a person has a Single Entry Schengen visa, would a visit to those microstates count as having left the Schengen area? I know that Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican City count as de facto ...
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Can Portugal “black list” my passport because I got a visa but didn't visit Portugal with it?

I visited Spain last month with my family, and while applying for the visa I mentioned I would spend max time in Portugal. I got a Schengen visa from the Portugal embassy. That was the actual plan. I ...
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Taiwanese traveling to Europe via Istanbul, do I need a transit visa or e-visa? [duplicate]

I am a Taiwanese passport holder , will travel to Europe transit in Istanbul for 2 hours (inside airport only) , do I need to apply for a transit visa or an e-visa?
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Romania visa application status- Sent for validation even after 27 days

I applied for a Romania business visa on 20th September 2019. and today is 16th October. Still I have not received an appointment to submit my documents to the embassy. I called embassy lots of times, ...
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Kolkata to Guangzhou, China. Ticket Transit to Bangkok suvarnabhumi airport

I am a Bangladeshi citizen. will be traveling from Kolkata to Guangzhou, China. Ticket Transit to Bangkok Bangkok suvarnabhumi airport transit ticket. Do I need a Bangkok visa?
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From Kolkata to Guangzhou, China. Transit ticket to Bangkok suvarnabhumi airport [duplicate]

Hello I am Bangladesh Citizen currently studying in india and I am on a tourist visa. In the month of October 2019 I am travelling to china for vacations and I booked a ticket from india to Bangkok ...
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I mistakenly submitted a DS-160 application for a visa I already have. Could this be a problem?

Back in 2018 I applied for a tourist B2 visa to United States. I successfully obtained the document and subsequently travelled to US. This year I am required to travel to US for business, and hence ...
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Do UK Visa Application Forms expire?

I'm applying for an Exemption Vignette Visa for the UK from Italy. I made a mistake and I need to start over. I'd like to cancel the current application (I still have to bring the requested documents ...
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Romanian visa processing time for short stay visa

I've applied for a Romanian business visa on August 15 through the online website. However, it is still says: Request - Short stay visa Status of your visa application - Sent for validation ...
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UK overstay from 2011 to 2014, can I apply for any other visa type now?

I came to the UK on a study visa in 2010, but my college (Halifax College Harrow) got blacklisted in 2011. I then applied for new a visa. My agent committed fraud, he took £4,000 of my money but did ...
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Crossing UK border with EEA family permit 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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Is a UK spouse visa a “Family” visa or a “Settlement” visa? [closed]

The form for renewing a UK spouse visa asks the question "What type of visa, leave to remain or other permission do you have to be in the UK?" (as of October 2019). It lists multiple choices of which ...
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How to find the start date of the current visa or leave to remain for a UK spouse visa renewal? [closed]

The form for renewing a UK spouse visa asks the question "What is the start date of your current visa or leave to remain?" (as of October 2019) How should the applicant find the answer to this ...
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Can I stay in Mexico with C1/D visa? [duplicate]

I work on a ship and I will disembark in Cozumel, Mexico. Can I stay for a vacation in Mexico with my C1/D visa? I hold a Serbian passport.