Questions tagged [visas]

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Germany: What to do if my visa appointment has been cancelled?

The German embassy in Cairo cancelled my visa interview after I sent an email asking for an earlier appointment. No reason has been provided for the cancellation and they don't respond to my emails ...
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Emirates OK to Board

What is OK to Board? This is from Emirates Airlines, https://www.emirates.com/ae/english/help/ok-to-board.aspx Basically, I was trying to approach them to see if I will be accepted to board a booked ...
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Romanian business visa Member state of first entry

I'm planning to attend a conference in Romania. My route would be Melbourne -> Abu Dhabi -> Amsterdam -> Bucharest In Romanian visa application (no Schengen), I need to fill Member state of first ...
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Applying for Hong Kong Visa while already in another country with visit Visa

Is it possible to apply for a Hong Kong Visa from the Hong Kong Embassy in Jakarta while I am staying in Indonesia on a visitors visa? Or do I have to go to my home country to apply for the visa ...
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UK visa application query

I have applied for UK visa with 6 people. All got VISA and I got Entry Clearance. Is there any difference between them?
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Arriving in Vienna the night before visa validity begin [duplicate]

I am planning to travel to Vienna on 13th August from Vietnam with Qatar Airways and expect to arrive in Vienna at 20:25. However, my visa is only valid from 14th August. So will this prevent me from ...
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Passport lost, new passport issued, then old passport found

I have lost my passport as 11/07/2019 in Bus (travel from Gorakhpur to Lucknow). After that i did FIR and i applied for re-issue passport. But unfortunately i have received my passport which i lost ...
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Change in middle name [duplicate]

I have a valid US visa on my old passport which is still valid for next 3 months. I have applied and acquired a new passport with same first name (Ambreen) and Surname (Alwani, that is my maiden name) ...
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Jamaica Tourist visa for Indian Citizen

Can you please guide me about Jamaica Tourist visa for Indian citizen whether they need visa or not.
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Schengen Visa Audits

It's a very straightforward question: Does anyone know whether embassies and consulates of Schengen Member States perform audits on visas they issued? Do they ever go through the applications in ...
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Going for PLAB2 exam with my wife and son

I am a Nigerian doctor working in Saudi Arabia. I have visited the UK twice on a visitor's visa. Now I want to go for PLAB2 in September And I want to take my wife and my 4 year old son with me. All ...
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Can I attend a short training course for medical professionals on a UK standard visitor visa?

What category of visa do I need to come to the UK to attend a short training course, training being for licensing exam? There will be no patient interaction, we practice on dummy heads and teeth. Will ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Dubai (Landing on Terminal 3 and Departing on Terminal 2) if I already have Single Entry Visa used earlier

We are an India couple and visiting Dubai for a week, on my way to the UK (Travel starting in 15 days) I already have a UK visa and I will be getting a Single Entry UAE visa for the one week I will ...
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Canadian Visitor Visa for indian parents to attend graduation while study permit is expired and work permit in process

My son is graduating in November and I want to apply for the visitor visa for my family to attend it. While his studies will be done by the end of August (study permit expires then) and work permit ...
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Visa renewal to the USA [duplicate]

I have a B1/B2 US visa valid from 18 Nov'14 - 16 Nov'19, however, have not visited the US during this period and do not foresee visiting by the 16th November this year. There were several changes in ...
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Need for a new US Visa? [duplicate]

I have a expired Indian Passport with a Valid US Visa in perfect condition. Due to some unfortunate event the old US Visa(expired in 2015) on the expired Passport got smudged and now looks a bit faded....
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Information required on the Croatian Visa for Research Scholar/PhD [closed]

I got into University of Zagreb, Croatia as Early Research Scholar/PhD in Cleopatra Project of EU. I will be employed by the university and have received the hosting contract. I need help in ...
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Can I Change/Cancel My Hotel Bookings after getting Schengen visa, will that get my visa cancelled?

I made the hotel reservations in Spain and the Netherlands, I received the visa. I recently found a better deal on internet, in that case can I cancel the booking I presented in the Itinerary provided ...
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Crossing out an unmarked expired US Visa in my Indian Passport [duplicate]

Is it fine to strike off Expired US Visas in an old Indian Passport? I have some US Visas which the consulate itself has marked CWOP[Cancelled Without Prejudice], while some of them as old as 2015 ...
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Travelling through UK, what is considered a « common format resident permit »? [duplicate]

I will be travelling through UK (Manchester) from Africa to Paris. I will pass through border controls since i have to pick my lugages and check in again in a différent terminal but still at ...
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Misrepresentation on DS-160

I have applied for and obtained a visit visa to the US about 3 times. In those previous applications, I did not mention that my mom and half-sister were present in the US. The reason being that my mom ...
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valid Schengen visa on expired passport [duplicate]

Can I travel to France & Italy with a valid schengen visa issued for business purpose by Netherlands in an expired passport . Biometrics done in 2018. Visa is valid till 2021 with multiple entry ...
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Where is it difficult for me to go? [closed]

I have travelled to about 50 countries so more than many people but nowhere near all countries. I am unlikely to realize it but it is nice to daydream, at least, of visiting all of them. A recent ...
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When can I apply for a US B2 visa if my current visa is about to expire?

I hold an Indian passport and a 10 year B1/B2 visa, expiring in October 2019. I hope to travel to US in December 2019. Can I apply for a new B2 visa right now, while my current visa is still valid? Is ...
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Subject Access Request - UK HOME OFFICE

I requested for a subject access request from the UK border control but I need to know how much time do they need to verify my identity . How much time does the whole entire process take ?
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Australia 600 Visitor visa, Can I reapply while the existing visa is still active?

I had applied for visitor visa for my in-laws. It expires in Oct. Unfortunately they cannot visit Australia until after Oct. I was wondering if they can apply for new visitor visa while the existing ...
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What is the minimum time between UK toursit visas? [duplicate]

I want to stay in the UK for 6 months on a tourist visa. Then I will leave and return for another 6 months. What is the minimum time I must be out of the country before re-entering?
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UK Tourist Visa - Visited countries in 10 years

I am an Indian citizen living in USA on work visa (L-1). I am applying for UK tourist visa. In visa application it asks: How many times have you visited the following places in the past 10 years? ...
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Place of birth in Visa Applications - Country in the passport doesn't exist

I was filling up the application for the Canadian Visitor Visa for my grandfather. The application form (IMM5257e) asks for the 'Place of Birth' in which we can type in the city/town but have to ...
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visiting visa for my mother to come to the uk [duplicate]

I leave in the uk with my husband and I just had a baby. I want my mum to come viait for 3 month. my question is; does my mother need to submit any document from her like bank statement. she does ...
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Malaysia 90 day stamp but with return date written under it [closed]

I have a short question, when I entered Malaysia I was given a 90-day stamp but my return ticket was for 1 month, the officer didn't really say anything regarding that but he did write down the return ...
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Do I need a UK visa? [duplicate]

I’m flying to France on a long stay type D visa, do I need a visa to layover In Manchester for 10 hours?
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Declaring a visitor to the UK as my “girlfriend” - effect on getting a Visitor visa?

I have a Serbian girlfriend who I have visited in Belgrade 4 times now and she is planning a trip to the UK for her 2 weeks vacation in 2 months from now (more details here). When applying for this ...
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Can you travel from Switzerland to neighbouring countries on L permit residential visa

I will be staying Basel, Swiss on an L permit visa for the next 6 months, Im a 3rd world national. And I'm traveling to Switzerland as a dependant/ L permit. Can I travel to neighboring countries by ...
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Schengen visa refused “an alert has been issued in the Shengen information system refuse entry by a member state” [duplicate]

I applied for a Schengen tourist visa through the Italian consulate in Karachi in July 2019 but got a refusal letter which says an alert has been issued in the Schengen info system for the purpose of ...
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Is this considered ‘funds parking’ / UK visa bank statement [duplicate]

I will be doing a short term student visa on my American passport and I have a small problem. My father has a savings bank account. He stores all the money required for my education inside it.The last ...
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Can I pass to Canada with a US Tourist Visa? [closed]

I have a American tourist visa and want to travel to Canada.
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How does one get a visa to go to Saudi Arabia?

I am not going for the Hajj or for the Jeddah Season Events. I understand that there is no tourist visa for Saudi Arabia, but I have friends there to visit. This website has a visa application form ...
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Does my daughter need consent from both parents?

I currently live in Canada with my wife. I had applied for a visitors visa for my 11 year old daughter, who lives in Egypt, about a month ago. I was sent a letter online by CIC today stating that a ...
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Re-entering the US for the third time in 3 consecutive months

I went to the US for vacation in the middle of June, then came back to my home country for two weeks. Went back to the US in the middle of July then came back home. Both times on ESTA. Now I just got ...
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Cannot enter check out date in China Visa itinerary Section 2.6

Section 2.6 Itinerary in China (in time sequence) of Visa Application Form.pdf (V. 2013) doesn't allow entering check-in and check-out dates for a single address row. I can only enter a check-in date. ...
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Can I apply for Schengen visa in UK

This is a tricky situation: I have a Chinese passport, currently residing in the US (have a US green card). My company in the US is sending me to Northern Ireland to work for 3 months (September to ...
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Is the last day of a thai visa included?

I have a plane ticket for thailand the 16th of September. (Landing will be on the 17th of September) if I have a tourist visa it should be 60 days, so I will be admitted until 16th of November. Can ...
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US Student Overstayed 3 Days On a Tier 4 Visa [closed]

In April 2017, I overstayed by 3 days on an expired Tier 4 student visa. A long story short, I was a victim of a serious crime while in the UK and was granted further time by my university to complete ...
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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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B2 Visa refusal

I am an international student from India, on a student Visa in Australia, currently studying in an Australian university in Melbourne. I had applied for a b2 Visa. And I got rejected under the grounds ...
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UK Visa Application Service Requires UPS Return Label

I have sent my passport to VFS Global, through FedEx. However, I just received an email that they only use UPS in the US, and thus I must arrange a UPS return courier service. However, having checked ...
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Mumbai to london - dubai change of planes [duplicate]

I have a flight from mumbai to London with 3 hrs layover(change of planes at Dubai), both Mumbai to dubai and dubai to london flight is of Emirates only and terminal is also same. (T3) do i reuqire ...
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Can I sponsor my Serbian girlfriend for a 2 week visit on a Standard Visitor visa if I have been with my employer for less than 6 months?

I am about to apply for my girlfriend from Serbia to come to the UK on a Standard Visitor visa for a 2 week trip. She owns her own apartment in Belgrade, also has a stable job there where she has ...
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Visa refued for not disclosing 12 years old Rejection from Uk [duplicate]

I applied for a UK visitor visa, I thought I had all my document straight forward disclosing all required information. When it came to question have you been rejected Visa, I was wrongly adviced by ...