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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 ...
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There are no open seats available for selected center - The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, New Delhi

When I am trying to book an appointment on VFS global, I am getting the following message, "There are no open seats available for the selected center - The Embassy of the Federal Republic of ...
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What rights do airlines have to deny boarding due to immigration issues? [duplicate]

So I just stumbled across this account of a traveller which I can imagine to be pretty distressing because I myself have had a rather close call not too long ago. I was travelling from Singapore ...
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Leaving the US on an H1B, after the latest 2020 suspension. Anything major I should worry about? [closed]

I'm currently on my first 3 years of H1B in the US, with the expiration date of Oct 31st in 2020. A month or so ago, my company applied for my H1B extension for another 3 years. Due to family reasons, ...
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Who can enter USA now?

I am not from the banned area with B visa. However, when I buy ticket my staff of airline told me that only have B visa cannot enter USA now, even if I am not from banned area, is it correct? Do ...
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How to retrieve the DS-160 application number after closing the browser window?

Due to time out, my application exited without completion. I failed in retrieving the application because my surname is only 4 letters. Since I already made the payment with the ID no. of the ...
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Can you apply for UK Tier IV visa from outside your home country? [closed]

I'm trying to apply for a UK tier IV visa to start on a PhD course starting in October. While the UKVI office is taking applications, there are no visa application centers open (or any date given to ...
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Do I need a Visa or Passport to Visit the Caymans?

I live in the USA. I’m an active SCUBA diver and have heard the Caymans have some amazing dive sites all around the islands. I’ve been thinking about booking a trip down next year. Do I need a visa or ...
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The definition of 6 months in the UK entry stamp [duplicate]

I am a Brazilian citizen currently working in a university in the Netherlands. Me and my girlfriend, who is British had a 20 day trip planned back in April. As I came to visit her (for us to go ...
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Italian with recently expired M1 student visa wants to visit Italy & return to NYC [duplicate]

Although I had requested an extension before my visa expired I have not heard back from the government. I need to go to Italy in August, & wish to return to NYC in September. Will I be allowed to ...
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What type of visa do I need if I want to travel with my partner (unmarried) to the UK to visit his children

He is willing to pay my air ticket and we will be accommodated by one of his children. I have a business and he is a pensioner in this case. We have lived together physical for four years in Uganda. ...
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UK visa refusal twice visit [duplicate]

Can I apply for a UK standard visit visa (family visitor) after a 2-year interval of a UK visa refusal to attend British Army Assessment?
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Uk visa refused as self employed

How Do i mitigate my UK visa refusal, though i attached my company registration documents, income tax returns, invoice and receipts. Second paragraph was a mistake as i did not state anything like ...
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Travel to Bermuda for non-US,CA and UK citizenship

I live in Iran and I am going to take a summer course in Bermuda(for one month). It seems Bermuda does not need a visa and I want to know that getting a UK transit visa will allow me to enter to ...
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I have both a German student visa and a French Schengen visa (for travel), now the student visa is expired but the French Schengen visa is still valid

I am a non-EU student who has both a German student visa and a French Schengen visa (for travel), now the student visa is expired but the French Schengen visa is still valid. I entered the Schengen ...
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Do requests for UK home office passenger subject data get recorded with the rest of the data?

Could the fact and circumstances of such a request conceivably be used against you in any border/visa related determinations in the future?
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Is biometric data inevitably collected when obtaining a UK student visa regardless of the channel of obtaining it or other factors?

Is biometric data inevitably collected when obtaining a UK student visa regardless of the channel of obtaining it or other factors? And does the nationality of the visa applicant make any difference?
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Apostille two times of the same document with a translation added

I don't know what is exactly meant by the these document requirements: 1- certified copy of the high school diploma with apostille; 2- translation of the high school diploma into Italian performed by ...
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Overstayed in the US by 4 months and was later refused a B2 visa. How do I increase the chances of succeeding on my next try?

I'm Italian and I wanted to return to the U.S. to meet some friends. The problem is that in 2011 I overstayed my visa by 4 months (so 90 days of regular visa waiver plus 4 months more for health ...
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Multiple Bank statement [duplicate]

While applying for a UK Visa in Nigeria with my wife and kid, can we submit 4 bank statements? One of the statements is our joint business account, the second is my salary account from my part-time ...
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Macau/China visa - Being an Indian resident, can i travel Macau on Chinese single entry visa?

So, I am travelling to China this month and I had applied for a 2 entry visa to the consulate which they denied for some reasons. This alters my plans to travel to Hongkong and Macau. I just need a ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa implications during travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19 outbreak?

My wife (a Kazakh national) is visiting in the UK on a Standard Visitor Visa, staying with my family. She arrived on Feb 1st. Her original intention was to stay for approximately 3 months, until April ...
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Filing mother's B2 visa extension - Do I need to mention myself as Preparer & Interpreter mandatorily?

Mother's B2 visa stay expiring 17-May-20. Need to file extension. Started filling online I-539 on USCIS portal, have few questions: Do I need to mandatorily mention my name/details, if I am preparing ...
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Russian visa registration requirement

I will be travelling on a tourism visa to Russia soon. I plan to stay for 12 days. The first week I'll be staying in a friend's house. Can my friend register my visa?
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What is the best way to maximize chances of reentry upon leaving the UK?

I have come to the UK in the course of fleeing my abusive family and thus ata time in my life which was quite uncertain, unclear, and precarious. As my family is already an expat one (Americans living ...
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EEA family permit application location requirements

I'm French, my wife is Chilean. I'll keep my questions brief. Can my non-EU wife apply for an EEA family permit from within any country (apart from the UK, obviously) even if it is not her country of ...
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How to get a visa to Iran as a US Citizen?

I am a us citizen I want to travel to Iran in 3 months to meet up with someone I have been talking to for sometime. we both thought it would be nice to finally meet. I also want to see the beautiful ...
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B2 visa extension online for parents [closed]

My Parents are stuck in US due to COVID 19. They are on a B2 visa and their authorized stay as per I-94 is expiring on June 30, 2020 and my mothers until 30 July 2020. We are in the process of filing ...
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FBI digital fingerprints at USPS?

I'm being asked for criminal record history to apply for a visa. As an American, it looks like the FBI offers this under Identity History Summary Checks "IdHSC". I'd like to use the option of ...
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Visitor visa application

I applied for a visitor visa on behalf of my nephew, who's in Italy. This was refused as it states he did not disclose the fact he already had an application rejected. I thought the question meant had ...
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Is Chime a real bank for immigration purposes?

I need to be able to provide immigration officers with 3 months of bank statements and I don't know if they expect it to be a traditional bank like Wells Fargo or if it can be Chime. Chime offers ...
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Flying to India - visa and country closure

I intend to travel to India on 20th July. My current visa runs out on the 7th July so I'd obviously need to apply for a new one. Can I do that before my current one expires?
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Can you be denied boarding in Italy for not having a visa to the UK?

My wife, a venezuelan national, requires a visa to enter the UK and is flying with me and our son (UK nationals) from Milan Malpensa Italy when Ryanair flights resume on 1st July. As a family we have ...
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Leaving the UK without a visa to be in UK but stuck in transit

My cousin is currently stuck in the UK as he was meant to be in the UK only for transit to continue to Bosnia. The travel procedure was meant to be Bahamas -> London -> Bosnia. He has been put in a ...
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Applicant office address verification

Do UK embassy in Nigeria carry out physical address verification on their visa applicant's home and office address.
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Witness in USA legal trial; what visa category

For a US legal trial if a foreign witness needs to be presented what visa category is appropriate for this? Anyone know? The witness is NOT a US citizen. The witness is not herself a victim of ...
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How to pay US F-1 Visa through credit or debit card?

I am an international student from India enrolled in a US university. I have completed my Visa application and just have to pay the fees. However there is no option for credit or debit card payment. ...
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90-year old Peruvian citizen's US visitor status expiring soon, can she stay in the country during the Covid-19 pandemic?

My Peruvian 90-year old mother has a valid visa up to 2023. Her stay is ending June 19 of this year 2020. We feel it is not safe to go back to Peru and there is nobody who could take care of her there....
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Do I qualify for a German visa? How do I apply? [closed]

In the website of Germany Embassy in U.K., it is stated that [...] Urgent reasons for entry exist especially in the following cases. [...] 4. Educational reasons initial entry: ...
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Applying for ESTA, or any travel document (vacation) as an ex US Permanent Resident Card holder

When I was little I lived in the US with my family. In October 2007 I received a permanent resident card, however in 2008 I moved to Finland with my family. From what I understood my family should've ...
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Monthly income in US Visa application DS-160

I'm applying for B1/B2 visa. In DS-160, it asks for Monthly Salary in Local Currency (if employed) However it doesn't mention anywhere if this should be gross (before tax deductions) or net (...
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Travelling without previous visa in Asia [duplicate]

Most EU citizens usually could enter as tourist many Asian countries without holding a visa before landing. This included Malasya, Taiwan, Japan and Korea among others. Now, given the travel ...
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I've been warned to leave the US within 10 days as I will “overstay” my visa, but I have legally left the country by plane months ago. What can I do?

So this year I went to Florida with my family for 2 weeks. We were all tourists and we go to the US almost every year and have no administrative problems usually. This time, however, I recently ...
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Does applying for the Diversity Green Card lottery affect future tourist visits to the US, if you don't win? [duplicate]

I was born in Albania (but have British Citizenship). If I apply for a Green Card (through the Green Card lottery) and was unsuccessful, would I have issues later if I just wanted to travel to the US ...
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Taiwan maximum stay rules with reentry

I've heard about US expats temporarily leaving Taiwan for a weekend so that they can stay an additional 90 days under visa exempt entry. I have two questions about this practice: Is there a minimum ...
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How to email UK border control to know whether I need a transit visa or not [duplicate]

I have a flight from Beirut to London then Boston in two days and I will need to pass through immigration. I have an immigrant visa to the US, a connecting flight to Boston, and my mother and brother ...