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Do I need a transit visa at Minsk airport (from Warsaw to Moscow)?

On Nov. 16, I will fly from Warsaw to Moscow via Minsk. I stay in the airport only for 1.5 hours. I am a Chinese citizen. I have a Russian tourist visa. I have already booked the ticket. The ...
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Can French citizens apply for a South Korean tourist visa with the ongoing COVID-19 travel restrictions?

I read on https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Visa_policy_of_South_Korea&oldid=966979960#Visa-free_entry: On 13 April 2020, the South Korean government temporarily suspended its visa ...
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I answered incorrectly to “Have you ever been refused a visa?” in my UK Tier 4 visa application form [duplicate]

I made a huge mistake. My application is submitted and biometrics are done. Application is on it's way to UKVI. I answered "No" when I should have answered "Yes". In 2015, I was ...
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End-to-end Schengen and D-type visas; what is the worst that could happen if I don't re-enter the country? [closed]

I have a Schengen visa which ends on the 15th and my D-type visa starts on the 16th, for Germany. Given the current situation of the pandemic, I don't want to go to my home country and come back. I've ...
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Passing airport visa check before visa start date

I would like to ask that my visa start 16.08.20 and my flight time is 16.08.20 at 00:15 !! Is there still problem there to check in and go through Immigration before my visa start?
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UK visa for child of EU national [closed]

I have Portuguese nationality. My son, 3 years old, and my husband have Indian nationality. We want to move to the UK. Since I have never visited the UK, we applied for EEA family permits for my son ...
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UK visa goes to VAC first or home directly?

I applied for a UK visa from Munich and opted for the courier service to deliver the passport to my home. I got the email on Friday (7th of June) that my UK visa application has been dispatched with ...
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UK Visitor Visa Application

I am a student currently studying in Hungary and will like to visit a family friend in the UK for the summer holidays for a period of 2 weeks. The documents I will be providing are: I) My uncles Bank ...
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Pakistani national living in France, travelling to UK

Do I need a visa for the UK to visit a family member... I'm a Pakistani national living in France with my partner and have a residence permit for France?
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How to legally drive in the Philippines as a foreigner?

This question assumes a - "regular tourist" - foreigner with a valid foreign driver's license. Short version As a foreigner, you can drive in the Philippines up to 90 days since arrival, with your ...
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Visiting UK while going through spouse visa application

I am a Brazilian national living in the UK on a Tier 2 visa. I recently got married, and my wife, also Brazilian, is applying for a UK Tier 2 dependant visa. She has already completed the online ...
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Do I need to apply for Airport Transit Schengen Visa if am Kosovar(Kosovo) and Permanent resident of Canada [duplicate]

I am traveling to my home country Kosovo. I am Permanent Resident of Canada and have Kosovo passport. My flight will have 2 layovers in Schengen area. Do I need to apply for Airport Transit Visa?
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How can I cancell my UK Visa from Africa, i enter the information online [closed]

What are the procedures to cancel my Visa application from outside of the UK?
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Cross US-Canada border at Glacier NP

I am a French citizen with a B2 visa and I plan to stay for ~6 months in the US. As I'll be hiking the Continental Divide Trail, I'd like to leave North America from Calgary Airport. I know that US ...
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Is Monzo bank statement acceptable for tier 4 visa application [closed]

Please i would like to know if UKVI (UK Visa and Immigration) accept Monzo Bank statement for tier 4 visa application. I appreciate your response in advance. Thank you
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Visa extension due to COVID-19 [duplicate]

My brother in law arrived in the USA as LA tourist and his visa expires in mid-August. Currently, the Trinidad airport remains closed with no opening dates set. Does he fall under any exemption or ...
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What documents do Irish border control require?

I will travel to Ireland next week with my sister. I have a study visa and she has a tourist visa. What kind of documents will the police ask for? I have already submitted travel insurance to the ...
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I just realized I forgot information on my visa application and I already had my Biometrics appointment (UK VISA) [duplicate]

I applied for a tier 4 general student visa. Hours before my biometrics I realized I forgot to put down some countries I visited in Europe last year for travel history. My passport is stamped with ...
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Can I apply for a UK visa from outside home country?

I'm Australian, but wanting to switch the Ancestry visa for the UK. Given the whole corona thing I'm struggling to get home without paying thousands as the airline messed up my original flight. My ...
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Does my Spanish youth mobility visa automatically change to a tourist visa once it expires? or do i need to get a new stamp? [duplicate]

So I'm about to come to the end of my stay in Spain on my Youth Mobility Visa. Now I just married my partner and we have an appointment to get my residency card here, but it is after the expiry date ...
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Can I travel on ESTA for personal reasons if I have a B1 visa?

I currently hold a B1 visa for work purposes, as I was supposed to be travelling a lot to the US for my job this year to support & accelerate our expansion in the US market. Unfortunately COVID-19 ...
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Query about immigration history [closed]

I have been to the UK for almost 8 years. I got a baby born there. I was on a student visa and was not finding any mean to extend my stay. In the end, I put up a human rights case which was finally ...
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Required to leave the UK

I recently withdrew from my course in the UK and was asked by the university compliance officer to leave the country within 60 days with my visa being cancelled. In the visa application process there ...
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Is the exception for the Thai visa amnesty deadline in the case of an outbreak situation in Thailand or in one's permanent residence country?

I read on the Thai Immigration Bureau website (mirror 1, mirror 2) that the visa amnesty/grace period is extended from July 31, 2020 to September 26, 2020: I'm confused regarding 1.2: is the ...
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Schengen visa requirement for newly-married wife of a British citizen with a family member residence card through her son-in-law? [closed]

As above, I'm getting married on 1st Aug as a UK national. My wife is non-EU (Cameroonian) but has a residency card for the UK through her son-in-law who is Polish but resident in the UK. Does she ...
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6-month UK visa from Russia refused. What to do? [duplicate]

This is a follow-up from a previous question: My girlfriend had a 6-month visa for the UK, which expired in December. She reapplied last week, and this time it was denied. Mainly it seems because her ...
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Inside Japan during the 180 days temporary visa reset

I was wondering if any of you have any experience with this type of question as I’ve been worried sick and not gotten a definitive answer. So, I have been to Japan twice in 2019: April 7-16 (9 days) ...
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Russia Visa process time

I submitted my application in Russia embassy for private visa in new delhi, I had submitted my application on 29 April 2019 but till now it's showing under process but on vfs website showing its ...
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Combination of names on passport differs from marriage certificate

My husband bears 3 names. He used the names interchangeable on his passport and marriage certificate. on his Nigeria passport is Udo ikechi obinna. While on our marriage certificate his used his ...
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Is Timatic always up to date?

Or, can Timatic afford to be out of date at any point in time? It is the database airlines and immigration consult to check current visa regulations and latest changes for all the nationalities ...
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Does a UK citizen need a visa to travel to and from the EU after Brexit?

I'm a UK citizen and am about to move to the EU (Austria, specifically). Since the Brexit transition period lasts until the end of the 2020, I can travel without a visa for now, and my current ...
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Can Indian citizen with B1/B2 visa can travel in foreign flights during COVID?

Indian govt declare some air bubble to travel, where they will allow foreign airlines to operate in Indian airport. My parents have valid B1/B2 visa, can they travel in any foreign airlines? As per my ...
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Travelling from Europe to US while avoiding the Schengen zone ban [duplicate]

I am going to apply soon for a US visa while currently being in the Schengen Zone (Germany). I am not a EU citizen but currently here on a work permit. I want to travel to US to continue my employment ...
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Visiting Ukraine and Russia

If I visit Kiev in Ukraine am I allowed to visit Russia at a later date? I would be travelling with a uk passport.
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Can non-US-citizen travelers from China transit through the US right now despite COVID/Coronavirus?

I know the US has a general entry ban right now. 2 of my Canadian friends need to return to Canada from China, and they're wondering if they can take a connecting flight through the US. I believe this ...
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Is It required to provide Marriage certificate for Separated Spouse applying for student visa?

I am separated from my husband and I am planning to apply for student visa. I do not have any legal document yet for the separation. Is it needed? Also even in this case is it necessary to provide ...
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Can the country of departure be different from the country in which you applied your visa in?

I am currently a UK resident but I am originally from Kuwait. I’ve decided to apply from Kuwait with plans to enter Schengen area from the UK. Would that be allowed?
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In what case(s) is a visa only issued at the place of domicile of the applicant?

I read on this answer by Mark Johnson: [Since] the general agreement about the issuing of visas states, as a general rule, that visas should be issued at the place of domicile of the applicant (a ...
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Can I travel to Belarus or Ukraine with a valid Russian visa?

Can I travel to Belarus or Ukraine with a valid Russian tourist visa?. I'm a Syrian citizen.
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Belarus-Russia border closed to foreigners

Due to recent news about Belarus-Russia border closure to foreigners. Has anyone with Russian visa or residence permit run into problems getting back into Russia after visiting Belarus? I'm concerned ...
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Do I need a Belarus transit visa traveling by train to Moscow from France?

I am traveling by train from Nice, France to Moscow, which goes through Belarus but I am not disembarking anywhere along the route. I have a Russian visa. Do I need a transit visa for Belarus?
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Do I need a visa to visit Belarus if I have a Russian visa?

I am a U.S. citizen living in Russia with a multi-entry student visa. I noticed that on my migration card it lists the Russian Federation as well as the Republic of Belarus. Do I need to get another ...
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Is the Belarus-Russia visa recognition into force yet, or do I still need a Belarus transit visa?

A Belarusfeed article from December 2018 notes: Once the Belarus-Russia visa recognition agreement comes into force, foreigners won’t need two visas to stay in Belarus and Russia. Belarus and Russia ...
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BI/B2 Visa status covid-19

I have a Tourist Visa and got accepted to enter the USA for a vacation, March 10. I understand that I get 6 months to stay, but my flights have been cancelled 4 times, so I assume that my last day is ...
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10 year ban - what can be done to remove that ban?

I’ve got a 10 year Ban under paragraph 320 (7B) Wrong information submitted by a traveller office in my country in my visitor visa led me to get the ban. However, I was unaware about the false ...
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Visa to Belarus when traveling Belarus-Russia-Belarus

I'm planning to fly from Europe to Minsk on 29 September, fly out from Minsk to St Petersburg on 1 October and go back from St Petersburg to Europe on 9 October with a layover (2 hours) in Minsk. As ...
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Is Schengen National Visa type D is same as Resident Permit?

I am stranded in my home country (India) and trying to go back to my workplace in Poland. I have long term National Visa Type D along with work permit. Most of the rules given on Airline and Embassy ...
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Australian Visa date - confused arrival date

I got a Visa of 18 months for Australia I have but, visa dates are confusing me as it says: Granting date is 07 February 2020 ; First arrival by 07 August 2020 ; Must not arrive after 07 August 2020. ...
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Why does multiple entry visa take longer to process than single entry visa?

When I applied for a single entry visa to Indonesia, the Indonesian embassy in my country approved it within a week. However, when I went to apply for a multiple entry visa, it took about 3 times as ...
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Canada tourism visa - any chance for me? [duplicate]

I live in Morocco and I have been in Europe 3 times as a tourist. I have been thinking to visit Canada for a short tour of one week or 10 days but my bank I have only 6415.69 Euro I'm not married is ...