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Hotel reservation cancelled after submitting my France visa application

I just applied for the Shenghen visa via France Consulate, After putting in my application, the hotel reservation I made was cancelled due to an issue with my card (So they said). But I have already ...
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Can I return to Thailand to use the airport

I'm looking to travel around southeast Asia at some point, and flights to and from Thailand from home are the cheapest. Am I allowed to fly into Thailand, spend 30 days there as a visa-exempt UK ...
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Must I enter India at the Port of Entry I specified in my visa application? [duplicate]

While traveling to India, I am not sure which port of entry i will be using. Before i go there i am applying for Indian visa. That will be a problem if i gave one port of entry and enter another port?
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Sending Passport to VAC for Canadian Visitor Visa

This would be a similar question but is quite old: Sending Passport for Canada Visa Process to New York I was asked to send my passport to the VAC in either New York or Los Angeles (New York would be ...
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Do I need a transit visa at Frankfurt airport? [duplicate]

I am a Nigerian and I will be traveling from Nigeria to Abu Dhabi, UAE via Frankfurt airport in May. I will be in Frankfurt airport for about 6 hours before conecting a flight to the UAE. Do I need a ...
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Transit through US without being a resident of any country

Since this year, 2022, I am not a resident of Germany anymore. I am officially unregistered, and I haven't visited my home country since then. That doesn't mean that I gave up citizenship, however. I ...
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Irish 5 year visa ban now want to apply UK spouse visa

My wife got 5 years Irish visa ban cause of deception and not declaring previous UK visa refusal. It was visa agent who made mistake and didn't mention previous visa refusal but we send a email to ...
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Can you apply for a UK Visa in a location that is not your residence?

I know the UK visa is applied for online, but you will have to appear somewhere for biometric capturing. Can you give this biometric information in a location that is not your residence (as in another ...
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Can I travel to Italy with my permesso di soggiorno?

I have been living in the uk for 5 years now and I have settled status but I also have a permesso di soggiorno Illimitata from Italy. My husband is a Italian national but I am not. Since moving to the ...
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Do embassies give you your documents back?

You show them birth certificate, financial docs, etc. Do they give them back? I don't remember the last time I visited an embassy/consulate so I don't remember.
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approved visa for Old Passport to be stamped on New Passport

I came to US with visiting visa (Indian Passport holder) and I got approval for a nonimmigrant work visa. My passport is about to expire. If I get a new passport can the approved visa be stamped on ...
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90/180 rule. Do I have to leave Schengen for 90 consecutive days after the 180 day period (even if I only stayed 90 days in the 180 day period)

I'm an Australian. Currently in Austria on a visa c. I arrived in Austria in August last year. And have been in and out of Schengen since then, such that I haven't stayed more than 90 days in a 180 ...
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Start working before getting UK Global Talent Visa

I have been accepted in a research fellow position at a UK university and am in the process of applying for my Global Talent visa. Is it possible to start working remotely in my home country before ...
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Do I need a work visa or is an ESTA ok for a short trip to the US

I am going to the US for tourism for 16 days but will be working for my UK employer for 7 out of the 16 days. Will I need to get a Work Visa for my duration or am I ok to travel with just the ESTA?
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Unsigned checklist for UK visa [duplicate]

My appointment was on 16 March at VFS for UK visa...but the filing officer forgot to take my signature on document checklist and did not made their own sign....will it lead to a refusal? Or can I get ...
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Traveling after expired student visa and expired NIE residency card

My daughter is in Barcelona Spain finishing her Master’s but her student visa expired in November 2021 and her residency card expired March 4 2022. She is due to return to US end of April 2022. We are ...
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Visa granted, may I ask another visa and conserve the first?

I applied for a Working Holiday Visa in Australia (417). It had just been granted and that's OK because I have to go there soon to sort some stuff but I was thinking to stay there working later this ...
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What are common reasons for US immigration officers to deny entry in the country?

I recently got my US visa and I am really happy about it. Also, I recently saw a documentary where a US immigration officer was denying entry to some people. I never thought your entry could be denied ...
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Traveling to the UK with a nearly expired visa

My friend is Chinese and has a UK student visa that expires the 30th of March. He now has a job but his new visa has been delayed and he won't have it before the end of March. He is going to travel in ...
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Is it illegal to visit the Philippines for a few hours for a visa run? If so, how can I know in which SE Asian countries it would be okay?

This is the second and last of two questions about an unusual international departure from the Philippines, the other is Is it really forbidden to take extension cords out of the Philippines? Several ...
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Digital Nomad Visa for Brazil (12 months) [closed]

Has anyone successfully received the Digital Nomad Visa for Brazil? How was the process? I'm especially interested to know about whether translations of documents are required and if they should be ...
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Can we work on valid I-797 but enter on B1/B2 visa?

This might be not possible in normal scenario, but we are not normal now, we are COVID victim :). I had visa till July 28th, I already renew my visa and got I-797 till 2025. I am planing to go for ...
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Transit Visa in Doha

I am studying in Moscow.I am about to return to Vietnam from Moscow and will transit in Doha.Is Transit visa required for Doha layover?
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Going to Cyprus for Internship then to Italy for MS [closed]

I am an Indian, (still in India without a Schengen visa) will be going to Italy for my MS degree in September 2022. But prior to that, I want to go to Cyprus (Nicosia) for an internship (like from May ...
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What visa type should I need for short-term visiting about a research project in Italy?

I'm a non-British researcher currently living in UK, I want to visit Italy for a research project with an Italy university for about 15 days. What type of visa should I need? I searched in ...
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Housewife UK Visit Visa Finance Questions

I am applying for UK visit visa for my mother, which is a housewife with no income and no savings. My mother is living with my father, who is covering all her day-to-day expenses and will also be ...
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Is my US visa valid after breaking up my name into a first name and surname? [duplicate]

I have a US visa which is valid for 6 more years. In my passport, my entire name including my surname and middle has always been in just one line listed as my first name. I’m planning to get it fixed ...
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What document will be needed to visit UK?

I am working in Paris(France) on a "Talent Passport" visa. I have to visit London(UK) for a week. What kind of document/visa is required? I am from India. I am wondering: Will it depend on ...
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What could be the reason for Visa refusal below? [closed]

I hold a Namibian passport and work as a customer service representative. I recently applied for an Estonian national work visa to work as a food server. I attached supporting documents such as an ...
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Is transit visa required to transit through Reykjavik (KEF)?

I have a flight on April 27 from Delhi(DEL) to Toronto (YYZ) via Paris Charles De Gualle (layover of 4 hours 25 minutes) and next layover at Reykjavik(KEF) for 1 hour 30 minutes. Do I need to take ...
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90/180 rule (Schengen Visa)

I have a "D" type schengen visa and it says I have 168 days to stay in schengen area I stayed for 140 days so can I use this visa again to enter schengen area for 4 days? And if I cant how ...
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My flight was rescheduled to an early date, when visa is not started yet. Can I enter?

My flight to Vienna was scheduled for April 9, 2022. This is also the date when my visa starts. However, it was rescheduled to April 8. Can I still enter Austria a few hours before my visa starts or ...
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Question about visa free (tourist visa) extension in Brazil

For reference, I'm from the US and given 90 days on the visa free travel in Brazil with the option to extend. I couldn't think how to phrase this succinctly in the title but my question is: If I leave ...
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Transit Visa requirement at London Gatwick airport [duplicate]

This is regarding Transit Visa requirement at London Gatwick airport. I am an Indian passport holder and I have Valid Residence permit (Please refer to image below) which is issued by Iceland which ...
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Immigration agent at airport said visitor will overstay Schengen visa by 1 day

We currently have visitors in Germany, at the airport one agent noted that our visitors will overstay for 1 day, but I feel like they made a mistake, but I am not sure. I have attached the visa ...
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Can a husband/wife apply for UK Visas with different validities?

I have been issued a UK standard visitor six-month validity visa 3 times in 2014, 2017, 2018 whereas I have traveled only twice in 2014 and 2017. Now I’m married and I have two infant children who ...
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China visa for children with one Chinese parent; moving to China with children

I am married to a Chinese citizen. We have two children born in Sweden; one was born before my wife got permanent residence and the other child was born after she got permanent residence. We applied ...
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What documents are required for "proof of assets" for Canada Visitor Visa

A "Proof of assets or business" document is required under "Proof of Means of Financial Support" for a Canada visitor visa. This is an additional requirement on top of bank ...
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Applying for UK visa with multiple bank accounts

I'm applying for an UK visa, and while I am sure that I have more than enough money to travel, I am a bit confused which bank statements should I present. I've read a great answer at Should I submit ...
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Spouse visa after Brexit needed?

I am a German settled in the UK with a wife from the Philippines who is settled as well. Will she need a visa if we want to travel to Germany to visit my mother? We did not need one before but has ...
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Didn't write down my DS-16 application ID

I forgot to write down my Application ID yesterday. when I go to retrive it doesn't have the option forgot my application ID. What should I do? Can I fill out another one?
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Can I travel to Spain with UK ILR and Indian passport?

I have ILR for the UK and an Indian passport. Can i travel to Spain or other Europe countries?
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Entering USA on pending I-130 petition

I am a 57 years old married person having 4 children. I have been traveling to the UK and Europe a lot for business purposes. My brother is in the USA & had applied for I-130 in 2017. I want to ...
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Entering US with ESTA only, when B1/B2 visa would be required

My company planned to send me to the USA on a B1/B2 visa. However, due to a lack of foresight and planning, the visa will be issued far too late for the travel date. Now they are considering sending ...
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DS 160 form : Does refused admission and being sent back to home country count as deportation? [duplicate]

In 2008 I was refused admission to the us due to a prior misunderstanding of the time difference between germany and california which led to my over 90 day stay by some hours. I was told my visa ...
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Does my 90 day visa on arrival get extended automatically if the 180 days validity have elapsed, while I'm staying in the country?

I have a passport which gives me 90 days visa on arrival (multiple entry) for UAE, valid for 6 months from the date of entry - which means that I cannot stay for more than 90 days within this 6 month ...
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Canada B-1 Visitor-Business Visa for tourism? [duplicate]

I have a valid multiple entry Canada visa from a business trip a couple of years ago. I’m planning to travel to Canada this year to visit family/ as a tourist. Can I use the same visa?? Tried ...
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Traveling to the UK soon after worker visa expires

I am a US citizen who has been working in the UK the last few years on a work visa. I am planning to backpack into EU from the UK at the end of my contract, leaving between 13-15th of Feb, which ...
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I resigned and received my payout. Will this affect my UK visitors visa?

I resigned from my job of 18 years recently due to a trauma. I will be receiving my payout soon and I am in the process of applying for my UK visitors visa. Do I just need to provide the documents and ...
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When does UK visa ban start?

A friend was denied UK visitor visa in May 2012 as ECO could not link the cash in account to her company. In October 2012, she re-applied adding evidence like payslip and tax clearance which ECO found ...
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