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Reapplying after South Africa visa refusal

Me & my family's visitor visa for South Africa was rejected with the reason "insufficient funds" in my account. We are Indian nationals, travelled numerous countries (over 25 in past 8 ...
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Tourist visa to enter, and stay using work visa [closed]

I have been sponsored to apply for a work visa in France which starts in September. However, I would like to move to France in August for preparation. So, I am considering the following plan: In ...
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Can I use my parent's house as accommodation for a Schengen visitor visa?

I would like to apply for a Schengen visitor visa for my girlfriend who lives outside of Europe. For this, I have to prove that I am able to provide accommodation for her. I live in a house owned by ...
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UK visa expiration date

What exactly does the UK visa expiration date mean? Can I remain in the UK beyond the expiration date of my visa provided I enter before the date of expiration and stay for less than 6 months?
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Germany short term overstay visa by mistake

I was in Germany last month to visit my wife on visitors visa. My visa duration was 45 days but maximum allowable days were 30 which I failed to read accurately on my visa. I stayed there for 37 days ...
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90/180 days rule just for Schengen?

If someone a national of third-party country (say India), has for example Italy temporary resident permit, can he stay in his own country more than 90 days in 180 days? This rule is just for another ...
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Transit visa for Saudi Arabia

I have a flight from Los Angeles to Lahore on the 26th with a layover of 3 hours in Jeddah. On my way back to Los Angeles, I have a layover of 19 hours. I tried getting the transit visa, but the ...
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Residence permit no. or equivalent on a visa free stay

I am a non-EU national currently staying in the country of Georgia on their one-year visa-free program which includes my country. I have been living here for 7 months but do not have any official ...
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ESTA or study Visa?

My daughter, an adult UK citizen/passport holder, has been accepted for a 1 month ballet "summer intensive" at a US Ballet Academy, and it runs from 3rd July in Orlando, Florida. Some ...
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Information Required for DS 160 Form [duplicate]

I want to apply for a B2 tourist visa to USA for the second time after 15 years and I have some questions 1- The date and place of my birth in the certificate is different from it in the passport (for ...
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Transit through London Heathrow - Common Format Residence Permit [duplicate]

I am an Indian and have Netherlands fixed term residence Permit Type 1. I am travelling from Amsterdam and will be transiting in LHR towards New Delhi and vice versa, do I need a transit visa? In the ...
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Can I apply for a youth mobility scheme visa from a country i am not a resident of [duplicate]

I am an Australian travelling to Paris in June. I am planning on applying for a UK youth mobility scheme visa while I am there. I will then pay to keep my passport so I can move around while they ...
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Regarding travelling and job joining dates after getting Vignette on Passport - UK Visa - Skilled Worker [closed]

I want to understand two things- Till which date can I travel to UK? Till which date can I join my UK job? Details- I applied for Skilled worker Visa from India. My Vignette on Passport states start ...
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Visiting visa for Nigeria

I am retired, age 73, I want to visit a friend in Nigeria. What alternative letter for NOC will I present since I don't work or school?
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What is my "Home address" as an international student (for Schengen visa)

I am filling out a Schengen Visa (the top right says "Formular C1", if that matters). Question 19 asks me to give my "home address". I am an international student, the place I ...
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Canada Visitor Visa - should I mention working in a family business?

I am applying for a visitor visa to Canada. I work for my aunt's business, should I mention that in the application?
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Can Visa delivery get delayed beyond travel dates?

Is it possible given that the embassy keeps note of the travel itinerary that they complete processing and dispatch of my visa later than my departure dates? Wouldn't they simply reject my application ...
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Do I need a visa to travel to Singapore with a US refugee travel document?

Do i need a visa to travel to Singapore with a US refugee travel document? I have a refugee travel document issued by US CIS. I am planning to travel to Singapore and I would like to know if I can ...
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Passport processing in a visa application center in a different country, when opted in for "Keep my passport"

I'm trying to help my fiancee plan a trip which involves two different kinds of visas for two different countries, one of which is the UK. I found about the "Keep My Passport" option: ...
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My place of birth does not match my passport

I was born in America, but I did not obtain American citizenship because my parents at that time were diplomatic envoys. In general, I traveled as a tourist to America in 2006 with a foreign ...
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ESTA for Italian spouse

I am Brazilian and my husband is Italian. We are going to the US and he is applying for an ESTA but I can’t apply because my country is not specified on the list. Is there such thing as accessory ESTA ...
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Travelling with a "Carta di Soggiorno di un familiare di un cittadino dell'Unione" [duplicate]

so basically i'm a russian citizen who has been living (legally) in Italy for more than 10 years. At the moment of writing, i own a "Carta di soggiorno di un familiare di un cittadino dell'unione&...
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Can Form I-797A be used as a supporting document for Turkey e-visa? [duplicate]

Has anyone ever used valid Form I-797A (expired H1B visa on passport) as a supporting document to obtain and travel using Turkey e visa ? Thank you Mir Ali
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UK Student Visa Application: What defines a Media Company?

On the application form you get asked if you've previously worked at: Armed Forces (including National Service) Government (Central or Local) Judiciary Media Organisation Public or Civil ...
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Onboarding in the US on ESTA or B-1

I've been hired for a startup in the US. It is planned that I visit locally for 2 weeks for an oboarding session and to get to know the colleagues. Additionally, they would also pay for this trip. ...
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Extending my stay in the US by crossing the Canadian border and entering again with ESTA [duplicate]

I am currently in the US under a J-1 student visa. It's an exchange student program, and after the end of this school year, I'll get released from the program and will be able to stay for additional ...
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Applying for US visas without being a permanent resident of that country, is this possible?

I am from Nigeria, I have been able to get some travel history. So i wanted to ask something here which seems a bit confusing. I read from here https://www.alllaw.com/articles/nolo/us-immigration/...
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Schengen visa for two stopovers in Germany [duplicate]

I will be traveling internationally to Frankfurt and transiting to Munich by air before flying internationally. Do I need a visa to travel fly between Frankfurt and Munich? I have a US visa.
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Visiting Canada with existing Multiple Entry Canadian B1 Visa [duplicate]

I have multiple entry B1 visa for Canada which I have availed in past to enter in Canada for business purposes. I want to visit Canada, but this time as a tourist. Do I need to apply for visitor visa ...
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Mistake in the DS160 application form

I've submitted the DS160 application in the month of Feb-2020 and it has lot of mistakes. Hence, I did not schedule an appointment for the interview. << Purpose of visit: to visit my brother ...
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Irish study visa ban based on deception

I applied for a study visa in 2018 but I was denied. I deferred my admission to 2019 and reapplied for a study visa again. To my surprise, I was given a 5 year ban for deception. The consulate said I ...
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Dual citizen traveling to US: one valid passport; US visa in other-country expired passport

I am traveling to the US. I have dual Citinzenship (Mexico/Venezuela) My Venezuelan passport is holding my valid US visa. My Venezuelan passport is expired. My Mexican passport is valid. Will I have ...
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86 Day Internship in Germany

I am non - eu citizen. I will do voluntary internship in Germany and I will get paid. In order to do that i had to apply bundesagentur. The company applied for me and currently i have Einvernehmen ...
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Does cancelling F-1 visa extension interview void my current visa?

The end date on my I-20 is May 2023. My current F-1 visa expires in June 2022. I scheduled an interview to extend my visa on the 9th of May 2022, but due to personal reasons I cannot attend that. ...
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Re-entering Germany after visa expire

I had a Type D Study Schengen Visa that expired on 25 April 2022, I planned to re-enter Germany on 24 April but the prices were extremely high. I had already applied for residence permit and I have ...
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Do non-Schengen flight crews working in and out of the area, fall foul of the 90/180 day rule?

Just want to know whether it affects Flight crews availability to work… thanks in advance.
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Clarification on the Madives' visa requirements: 'Entry facilities' and multiple hotels

I want to travel to the Maldives soon. On https://immigration.gov.mv/tourist-visa/, I found the following requirements for obtaining a tourist visa: A passport or a travel document with Machine ...
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Flight connection at Abu Dhabi Airport (AUH)

I am holder of passport of Uzbekistan. I plan to fly via Abu Dhabi airport (AUH). Two flights are served by the same airline - Wizz Air Abu Dhabi. I am flying without checked baggage, so I do not need ...
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Transitioning from UK Tier 5 to UK Tier 2 visa whilst residing in Republic of Ireland [closed]

I have arrived in the Republic of Ireland whilst holding a UK Tier 5 visa which I haven’t used. It expires 8th June 2022 and the vignette is valid until then. I am getting a Tier 2 UK visa by a ...
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combine Schengen and student visa

what are the rules of combining different types of EU visas - specifically, the national and schengen visas. (Country = Spain). Situation: a person has 1 year schengen visa. He knows about 90/180 rule ...
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Short-stay Visa Waiver Programme

I am an Indian citizen residing in the Netherlands with residence permit long-term resident EU. As per the link here: https://www.irishimmigration.ie/preclearance-and-entry-visas-fees/#SSVWP ...
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Can I ask the UK Home Office to explain their decision to give me a 10 year ban for deception?

First I’d like to say thank you to all of you that are willing to spend your time helping others that feel helpless when dealing with immigration authorities. I, for one, am extremely grateful for ...
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monthly salary in local currency in DS-160 application form

I am from Egypt and currently working in the US. I am filing a DS-160 form to extend my visa. It asks for monthly salary in local currency. I wonder what does "local currency" mean. Does it ...
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US non-immigrant visa appointment at Frankfurt

Has anyone recently been to a visitor visa interview at Frankfurt? How long are the wait times from the moment you arrive at the consulate to the time you are done?
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Canada VFS passport multiple package or single

We applied for a tourist visa for Canada and got the biometrics. We applied as a family and got the email to submit passport. Application had 2 applicants, so while sending the passport to VAC do we ...
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Damaged passport travelling to Japan

I am traveling to Japan in a month and my passport has been damaged a little bit but my flight is after a month. I can renew my passport easily. The question is: If I renew my passport, will then the ...
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Passport Number in a Russian Federation Passport for Indian eVisa

I am applying an India eVisa for a Russian passport holder. I have two queries. in Passport Surname & Givenname written in Russian and english both. but in english version they just wrote ...
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Validity of the Iranian Visa, Multiple entry and Stay periods

I've been confused about a multiple entry (twice) visa offering a 90-day stay for each entry but having a validity of 90 days only. There's no way that one can stay for up to 180 days since validity ...
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Mistake in DS-160 Form

I submitted an application for a US visa as a Turkish Citizen (although I was born and raised in Germany) on a DS-160 Form at the US consulate in Munich, Germany. But I made a small mistake: when the ...
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Terminal 3 to Terminal 5 [duplicate]

do I need a transit UK visa to move from terminal 3 to terminal 5? I am a Sudanese traveling to the USA from Bahrain via British airways, my flight stat that I will switch terminals in Heathrow ...
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