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Do I require a South African transit visa?

I am a Nigerian IT expatriate who lives and works in Malaysia. I am currently in Harare, Zimbabwe for two weeks. I will be flying South African Airways from Harare -> Johannesburg -> Doha -> Malaysia. ...
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Must I enter Europe with Schengen visa from the country where I applied?

If I applied for a Schengen visa from "country A" and I got the visa but I had some commitments in "country B" and I have to finish it before going to Europe should I get back to "country A" to travel ...
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Can I do an internship in France on a tourist visa?

I have been selected for a 2 month internship in a French laboratory. They will not pay me any money as stipend but rather they will reimburse my staying expenses. Can I apply for a tourist visa in ...
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Proof of Funds for Canadian TRV (using current Payslips and Employment Letter)

Can i use Payslips and Employment letters as proof of funds ONLY for Canadian visa application (TRV) I saw this on their site hence i am asking I am from Nigeria
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How to view my DS-160 form after submission?

I submitted a DS-160 form on 20th August. I just wanted to confirm the travel date mentioned on the form. I am only getting the option to view/print the confirmation which doesn't include any details ...
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What information is contained in the Schengen Visa Information System (VIS)?

This seems to be a recurring theme in the discussion boards here, and appears unknown to be publicly available by some members. So I though it would be helpful to have it here... What information is ...
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Entering UK for a short trip: is the EEA Family Permit the right choice?

My girlfriend is an EEA national (German) and I am not. We have both been living together and working in Germany for >2 years. We're now planning to take a short holiday (~4 days) to the UK and ...
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Turkey tourist visa in between jobs

I have my visa interview next week. I plan to travel to Turkey in the last week of September. Also, I am changing jobs in September. My last day at my current job is on September 13th and the ...
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Can you name those countries on Schengen visa?

I have been issued a Schengen visa which is valid for, A - F - EE - I - LT - LV - MT - PL - SI. From my understanding: EE = Estonia LT = Lithuania LV= Latvia MT= Malta PL= Poland SI= Slovenia So ...
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I was denied entry to South Korea, How long will it take me travel to Korea or apply for Korean Visa? [on hold]

I am a Liberian. Citizens of my country have had visa upon arrival (90 days) with South Korea. Upon my arrival in May 2018 I was denied entry. How Long will it take me to travel to Korea or apply for ...
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New passport contains a different variation of my name. Can I still travel with a valid Schengen visa that was issued with my previous name?

I have a valid German Schengen visa which I got on my old passport. I applied for a new passport as I had run out of pages and when was issued, my name was changed slightly. My old passport had both ...
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Possibility of getting a ten year visa

I am an Indian citizen and was issued a B1 visa, valid for 6 months, in last December from the Dubai US consulate. I travelled to the United States and exited before the i94 expired. The previous ...
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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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How do i answer visa questions about my salary?

I have seen refusals stating the amount you stated is 3x,4x your disposable income. My mum-in-law would be responsible for my accomodation and maintenance in the UK. Does it mean she would be paying ...
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Proof of Funds for Canadian Visas [duplicate]

Do I need to have a stipulated amount of money in my account when I'm applying for a visit visa for Canada, or is it that the consular wants to see inflow and outflow of money inside the account, ...
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Applying visitor visa when sponsor visa extension has been applied

Can anyone suggest me if I can apply visitor visa for my mother stating me as sponsor, when my visa/BRP is expiring Sep 11th, and she is planning to come Sep 28th. I'm on ICT T2, and my visa extension ...
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Visa, 17 yr old, traveling alone, meeting the Parents, Japan

My friends have a 17 y/o daughter; they are all normal USA citizens. The parents are already in Japan for some weeks. The 17 y/o would fly separately and alone to Japan (ie, flying from the states) ...
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Does one need to sign form 5707e for Canadian's visitor visa online application?

If I'm applying to a Canadian visitor visa online, do I need to sign form 5707e? There are fields for signature, but I can't write my name in as the form is protected. Some sources claim that no ...
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Do I require a South African transit visa when traveling to Botswana?

I'm Algerian citizen, traveling to Gaborone Botswana via Johannesburg (Algiers-Doha- Johannesburg-Gaborone). Do I need South African transit visa?
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I need help demonstrating proof of funds

i have 2 jobs. My father has a company in which he is into manufacturing, import and Export and i run this job part time (For now) which somehow I run as the Manager in my fathers absence. Now i ...
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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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Do I need to apply for an Oman visa one month in advance?

I'm looking at this question and I'm trying to understand the procedure for a tourist visa for Oman. While my question is similar it's a bit different. I will have a 20 hour layover in January (the ...
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Do I need a schengen transit visa if I am transitting in 2 different Schengen countries?

I know this question has been asked but my situation is a bit different. I am going to Malaysia via Amsterdam on the outbound flight and returning via CDG (Paris) on the return flight from Malaysia. ...
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Change of name in visa granted?

My passport has the given name: Numaan Muneer No surname I was granted visit visa to the UK today , it states my name as Muneer Numaan, is that a problem?
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Chinese visa for Singapore citizen

Singapore citizens do not require a visa when visiting China for visits up to 15 days. Are there any exceptions to this rule? The person in question is planning to transit through Kashgar and Urumqi (...
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Using Sworn Affidavit as additional Document for Business name Registration for TRV Canada

in preparation for submission for TRV (Temporary residence Visa for Canada), I have gotten my business name registration document and I want to ask a question for the matter of Clarity. Basically i ...
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Vietnam visa application online safety

There are several websites which offer to get Vietnam visa by applying online, they require sending passport and other personal data. How to know that selected website for visa issuing is reliable and ...
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Where do I mail my application for a UK visa to after the biometrics?

I am based in the US and have completed the UK visa online. Where do I mail the application and supporting documents to after the biometrics? Thanks Charles
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Travel Visa to India for a Week

I am a US citizen hoping to visit India for a week in October, and according to the Internet there are multiple options to go about for the VISA route, but the online one seems the simplest. However, ...
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one year tourist visit to UK

I am a NZ citizen (born in UK) and hold a lapsed British passport and a current NZ one. My wife was born in NZ and has a current NZ passport. Can we apply for a 1 year visa to visit UK as tourists? if ...
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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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Last name change for Pakistan visa

I just received my passport 9 months ago. I also received my 2-year visa to Pakistan to travel back and forth. I changed my last name this past month. Will I still be able to use my visa to Pakistan ...
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Do Egyptians need visa for Northern Cyprus (TRNC) or Turkey?

I am Egyptian and I hold a BRP residence permit in the UK. I want to travel to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Do I need a visa for both Turkey and TRNC?
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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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Do I need a Dubai visa if I am flying in, staying in the airport for 3hrs, then flying back out?

I have an Indian passport, I am on business visit to Saudi Arabia with a business visa of 180 days validity, but my duration of stay is 30 days. Due to extended business needs, I had to extend my ...
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Can I send a different passport than I applied for the canadian visa with?

I have applied for a Canada Visitor visa and after a long long wait, I have received a letter from Canada requesting I send my passport to the embassy. My passport will expire after exactly one year ...
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Is a transit visa required for airport terminal change in Dubai?

I would like to travel to Qeshm Island (free zone area in Iran) via Dubai Airport. At Dubai Airport I arrive at terminal 1, and my flight to Qeshm leaves from terminal 3. How can I pass from ...
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Compilation of Documents for Temporary Residence Visa

Just a final review of Documents I have at this point to prove ties to home country. Just needed some form of clarification then I can upload and submit for Canadian TRV (Temporary Residence Visa) ...
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'ID No. issued to you by your government' field for Japanese Visa form

I am an Indian student and am going to Japan for my summer internship this May. There is a field ID No. issued to you by your government which I am supposed to fill in the Visa application form. What ...
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Can I use an Australia work visa for tourism?

I got a short-term work Australia visa subclass 400. Can I use the visa for tourism in Australia? It was supposed to be used for a short job in WA, but it was postponed. The visa expiry is in Jan ...
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Is it okay if I don't travel to Canada during the dates specified in a visa application?

The form (5257e, I believe) for a Canadian visa application asks to indicate "how long I plan to stay" (from ... to ...) and "Name, address and relationship of any person(s) or institution(s) I will ...
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Can I fly direct from Manila to Sydney? Sydney to Auckland? and exit in Sydney?

I am a Philipppine passport holder, I have visas for both countries Australia & New Zealand. Planning to travel for my birthday. I want to fly directly from Manila to Sydney, spend 1 week in ...
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Indian Female doctor in Saudi Arabia seeking UK general Visit Visa

I'm an Indian Female doctor working in Saudi Arabia and planning to travel to the UK for my PACES examination. I would like to know the list of documents needed to make a general Visit Visa ...
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I booked a self service appointment for my UK Visa but I didn't upload all my documents by accident and I can't go back and add more

I booked a self service appointment for my UK Visa but I didn't upload all my documents by accident and I can't go back and add more. One of the most important documents is missing and if it isn't ...
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Do I need a visa for a layover in Turkey as a US citizen? [duplicate]

I have a layover in the airport for 3 hours. Will I need a visa?
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visa and residence permit [on hold]

I have a residence permit with indefinite leave to remain in UK which is attached to my expired Australian passport. Am I able to have it transferred to my new Australian passport? Do I also have to ...
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Will my fiancee require another UK visit visa?

My fiancee (US citizen) was refused entry to the UK in November 2018. She obtained a visit visa May 24 2019 which she used to travel to the UK from August 2-August 21 2019. She plans to visit again ...
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Have you ever applied to enter or remain in Canada? Does being in the express entry pool for Canada count as an application?

I am about to apply for a visitor Visa to Canada, I am in the pool for express entry so I am not sure if that qualifies as a formal application. Has anyone in the pool said no to this question and ...
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Travelling to Mexico on B1/B2 USA visa

I am from India, studying in the UK. I have a B1/B2 USA visa. I haven’t travelled to the USA. Is it possible that if I can travel directly to Mexico from the UK without entering the USA, by using the ...
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Will my girlfriend's estimated cost of trip, which is no longer accurate, affect her SVV application to the UK?

My girlfriend has applied for a SVV to the UK and stated the total estimated cost of her trip would be 1400 USD (about 1,082 GBP) for a three-week stay. This is because flights about a week ago were $...