Questions tagged [visas]

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Will replacing a fake visa with a different fake visa cause me problems when applying for a legal study permit?

I have a problem, 4 years ago my passport was stamped with a fake visa. I want to apply for a legal study permit now so my mother sought counsel from this immigration services agents and she took my ...
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Can a valid US visa be transferred to a different passport?

I have a valid US visa on my Indian passport. I changed my nationality to HKSAR. Can my US visa be transferred to my HKSAR passport?
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Does my husband need to apply for Schengen visa if he has an indefinite leave to remain?

My husband is a Sri Lankan national with a Sri Lankan passport. He holds an indefinite leave to remain in the UK (card). Our 3 kids and I have British passports, we are all going to go to France. Does ...
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From Morocco to South Korea, transit in China

To travel from Morocco (Casablanca) to South Korea (Seoul) most tickets have a layover and a change of company in China. I would like to know, is it necessary to have a visa from China to make a ...
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Leaving the USA for 10 yrs when you have asylum

My family and I fled Country X (not important which) as refugees. They went to Morocco (which is not Country X). I came to the USA on a student visa and then applied for asylum. I got my asylum ...
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Canadian Visa: VFS vs Embassy

I am applying for a Canadian visa from Munich. It is now mandatory to provide biometrics at a Visa Application Centre when you apply for a visitor visa. There is no consulate in Munich and I can ...
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About a re-entry ban [on hold]

I have been to the United Kingdom on a student visa when I went back to Nigeria after my studies. However, I returned on a visit visa which I was granted. but I overstayed the visa due to certain ...
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Expired permesso, but valid student visa

I'm currently a Jamaican national studying in Italy since September of last year. My student visa is valid till the 4th of September this year and my Permesso di soggiorno (residence permit) expires ...
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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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When is the earliest you can apply for a visa in connection with the UK Youth Mobility Scheme?

I'm a bit confused by this statement in the information about applying for the Youth Mobility Scheme: The earliest you can apply for a visa is 6 months before you travel. Lets say I applied in ...
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UK Student Visa Delay [on hold]

I applied for new student visa on 15th of July and today, I haven't got any update. I called the UKVI this morning and the lady said nothing is showing on her system about my application. I emailed my ...
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UK Citizen wanting to move to Mexico [migrated]

I would like some advice: I am a UK Citizen/national wanting to move to Mexico. I would like to get a work or temporary residence visa but I am not eligible for either.(Financials) I can stay in ...
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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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Can i travel to Spain?

I was recently deported from the United States. I overstayed there without a visa for a long period of time, I was arrested last year and charged with 6 felonies but all my charges ended up getting ...
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Help Regarding Schengen Visa Application - Business Trip - Dates of Entry - Conference [on hold]

I will be travelling to speak at a Conference in France. The trip is entirely being funded by the organisation I was working as an intern for. The conference has also granted a visa request letter.I ...
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German Visa application rejected

I am a student studying in Dubai (my family is also staying here, my dad works here), and recently a company in Munich, Germany took interest in me and invited me for an on site face-to-face interview....
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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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Can board a plane to Cameroon without a Cameroonian visa?

I am a naturalized American citizen of African descent. I speak and write French fluently though I am an anglophone. Would I be allowed on an Air France flight departing from New York to Cameroon, ...
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visa application with second passport while the first one is pending [closed]

While my visa application of EEA family permit as primary carer is still pending (which is already 31 working days from date of my application), my hubby got pre-settled status already. Can I apply ...
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UK new visa application - I need to submit my old passport with expired visa, but don't have my old passport

I have my current passport and the passport before that. I need to show 10 year travel history. I have listed all of my travel history but my 2 passports that I'm submitting are from 2011 and 2016 ...
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How do I find an immigration lawyer/solicitor to help with my UK Visa application?

I'm in the United States and I need help preparing an application for a UK visa. Finding a solicitor/immigration lawyer or the appropriate person to help a US Citizen apply for a UK Visa has proven to ...
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Australian permanent resident countries to visit without visa

I have some friends who are PR of Australia and I wonder what countries allows Australian permanent residents to visit without a visa? I know that New Zealand doesn't require a visa for Australian ...
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Restrictions on ferry travel from China to Taiwan and back to China

I plan to travel from China to Taiwan and back to China on a ferry. Recently I have read that China is restricting individual tourism to Taiwan. Article: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-49178314 ...
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Do you need to send passport to new zealand embassy for visa (Indian living in USA)

We are applying for an Australia visa for work trip. And we thought of applying for a NZ visa as well. But it looks like we may need to send passports for the NZ visa. (Australian Visa does not need ...
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Do I need a transit Visa in Bangkok? Travelling from Singapore to Lucknow and transit at Bangkok [duplicate]

I'm travelling from Singapore to Lucknow (India) with transit at Bangkok. Here are the flight details: Singapore - Bangkok : Thai Airways Bangkok - Lucknow : Thai Smile Do I need a transit visa at ...
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Turkish visa for Guyanese citizen

I am Guyanese citizen (South America) with a USA visitors' visa interested in visiting Turkey for tourism - a maximum of two weeks. How do I go about getting a visa?
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10 year re-entry ban [closed]

I got a 10 year re-entry ban for a visitor visa. Can I apply for student dependent visa or not? The notice said "This application for entry clearance has been refused under paragraph320 (7a) and 320(...
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Apply for a new Schengen Visa while holding a valid one

I am a Chinese student and hold a France Schengen Visa which expires on 20th September 2015. My next trip is from 10/09/2015 to 25/09/2015, and I will stay the longest time in Greece, so I need to ...
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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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Can you self-sponsor a UK Visa? [closed]

I have been invited for army assessment in UK. With no parents (deceased) and no rich family member. Currently running my business, I have properties in my name and I'm married. Can my visa be ...
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student staying in the uk

Description One turkish person (19 yrs) came to the UK as a short term student. This person is finishing a 1 month course in a week, and wants to know how is it possible to stay in the country for ...
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ESTA 90 days - flight delay

I have been travelling in the US on an ESTA (for holidaying purposes and to see family); I entered on 08 June 2019. I purhcased tickets to depart the US on 04 Sept. 2019, and I was due to depart JFK ...
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Which non-Schengen Countries can I visit with EU Blue Card?

I have an Indian passport and am currently living and working in Germany holding an EU Blue card (Aufenthaltstitel). Which non-schengen countries can I visit without applying for a Visa explicitly? I ...
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How to show travel history for Canadian visa

I am applying for a Canadian visa. I would like to know how to provide a travel history document. Is there a specific template for the same. I have many stamps and visas in the passport, Do I need to ...
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Condition of USA visa in case of changes Citizenship status [duplicate]

I had a USA tourist visa in my Bangladeshi passport. But recently,I have taken German Passport. According to Germany rules, I can not use Bangladeshi passport. 1. What would be the condition of my ...
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Tourism visa for Philippines for India

I will be travelling to Philippines in December and i have been going through visa free travel requirements for it. As per the Philippines consulate FAQ link , if you hold a valid Japan visa and meet ...
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Help,my Canadian student visa got rejected.How do I address the concern of visa officer?. Will it effect my application if I apply to another country? [closed]

REFUSAL LETTER- Thank you for your interest in studying in Canada. After careful review of your study permit application and supporting documentation, I have determined that your application does not ...
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Route from Thailand to Ottawa

Is there any route that doesn’t need the transit visa to Canada Ottawa? I am Myanmar passport holder.
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China -> Hong Kong -> China layover, visa needed?

I have a very long layover in Guangzhou, and I was looking forward to heading down to Hong Kong, before having to head back up to the airport in China. I am an Australian citizen, and I know there is ...
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How long can I stay in Germany after quitting my Blue Card job?

I am Australian and as such from a non-EU country and hold a German "Blue Card EU" which is tied to a job I had in Germany. I worked there for 1 year but stopped working there last week. I am now in ...
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UK Visit Visa Guidance - Amount to show in Bank Statement

I have been reading many questions and thought to ask a particular question regarding my plans. I have been invited by a company in UK to attend a course, they will be covering the Hotel Expense + ...
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Re-applying for a Schengen visa, difference between 'revoked' and 'annulled'

I applied for a Schengen visa 2 years ago and got it, but the visa was revoked because I tried to travel to another Schengen country, which I wasn't allowed to due to the limitations on my Schengen ...
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Does India use all the visas available for developed countries? [closed]

Does India use all the visas available for developed countries? Essentially looking at breakdown of employment visas
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Which visa for exchange [closed]

My son 15 years will be in Australia for Exchange (school), after the 3 month exchange we would like to travel 14 days with the whole family in Australia. Which visa needs my son ? We are Germans.
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Tourism on Business Visa in Japan

I have a "multiple entry Business Visa" expiring in 2021. I wish to visit Japan for the purpose of tourism (or maybe to watch the Olympics in 2020). I have absolutely nothing to do with the business ...
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2 separate trips to Schengen a month apart - How to mention dates of entry and leave?

I am travelling to Europe in June and August respectively. Poland in June for 4 days and Germany in August for 6-7 days followed by 2 days each in Netherland and Belgium. I am stuck in the application ...
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Fake visa stamped in old passport, could this affect my new student visa application to the UK?

I applied for a US visa last year through an agent. The agent stamped an Ethiopian visa in my passport, he said that would increase my chances of obtaining a US visa. How he got the visa stamp I don't ...
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What does it mean when a counselor asks for a copy of a passport bio [duplicate]

Thank you for your email. We are currently reviewing your case. To be able to move forward with the visa application, please send us a copy of your current passport bio data page.
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Remaining in the US beyond VWP admission period

Someone from Denmark is here on the visa waiver program (VWP) to take care of her terminally ill sister. What happens if she reaches the end of her 90 day period of admission and she still needs to ...
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Schengen visa - Change of location

The team I'm in at the company I work for was planning a team meetup in Berlin. In the interest of time and having to book for an appointment a couple months in advance, I had applied for a Schengen ...