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The name of parents in my passport do not match the names in their passport. What is the process for visitor visa to travel to Sweden (Schengen)?

I am from India and currently working and staying in Sweden with a permanent residence permit. Due to clerical mistakes and mistakes in translating the names from local language to English, the names ...
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Should I mention I own a car in my visa cover letter? Should I include monthly car payments in my monthly spending?

I want to submit my UK visa application this week. In October I paid about 20% of the car's price and November 1st was the first car installment payment. I don't think I will include this 20% payment ...
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transit visa in Frankfurt on advance parole

I am an Indian national traveling on advance parole to US. I do have expired H1-B stamped on my passport but the new H1-B has not been stamped. I have a layover in Frankfurt for 5 hours. Has anyone ...
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What type of visa code to use for Visa on Arrival [closed]

I am applying for NVR for Bangladesh. One of the fields for the online NVR prompts for last visa number which in my case was a Visa On Arrival at HSIA in Dhaka. Looking at the different code, I am not ...
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What should I answer in "Do you have other incomes or savings? [duplicate]

I am an employee with regular salary in UAE and I'm applying for UK standard visit visa, I don't have other incomes but I have savings that I have saved using my salary so should I choose savings?
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In UK visit visa, what should I answer in Do you have a valid national identity card?

I'm a perminant resident of UAE. My nationality is Jordanian. Im confused as to how I should answer this question because my Jordan ID card is expired however I do have a valid UAE ID card "...
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UK Visitor Visa for Girlfriend

Is it a good idea to state future intentions, be upright honest? stating along the lines of... She plans to visit and then return to Vietnam. We do intend to marry on the next visit (on a separate ...
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DS-160 - I am a recent medical graduate (completed in September 2021), what can I write in primary occupation?

My question is I am a recent medical graduate from EU (completed in September 2021), what can I write in primary occupation in DS-160? I am yet to get my license.
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Gave old passport number while applying for UAE visit visa

I am travelling to Dubai next week from the UK. Though we have UK BRP it has less than 6 months validity so I applied for a visa for my wife. However by mistake I have given the old passport number (...
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US tourist / visitor visa for child (4yrs)

For an INDIAN national residing in UK (full time employed) what is the process to apply for a visitor visa of US for their child. The parents already have a long term US visitor visa issued for them ...
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Registration in Russia

My Russian visit goes like this: I arrived on the evening of the 19th. I am here in Moscow, until Tuesday 26th when I am heading to St. Petersburg. Staying there for four nights, on 29th I am back to ...
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do i need to add my statement when someone is sponsoring? [duplicate]

My cousin in the Uk is sponsoring my visit , i will also be adding the bank statement of my mother that she supports me . I work myself and will include my employment letter as proof. Do i need to ...
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How do I prove other funds in my bank account other than my salary? [duplicate]

I was refused UK visa recently because they could not verify the funds other than my salary. These funds were gifts sent to me by my mother and they were not large amounts. What can I do to rectify ...
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Submitting a duplicate UAE transit Visa Application

I applied for UAE transit Visa and don't have much time remaining until I travel. I just realized i made a mistake on my application (I entered coming from UK whereas UK is the final destination). I ...
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Which short-term UK visa is applicable for a remote independent contractor working outside of the UK for a UK company?

I have been working for a UK-based company as a remote independent contractor for the last 3 years. I want to do a short-term visit to the UK to meet the team and work from there for a few weeks. The ...
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Do I need to show proof of funds? If yes, how exactly?

I owned a business years ago. Income from that came from US banks to my bank in middle east. I currently keep most of my liquid assets in US firms. I funded my US accounts from middle east banks. So ...
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Schengen visa cancellation process Netherland

I lost my passport with valid Schengen visa issued by Netherland, so I applied new Schengen visa from Hungary for a planned trip, now all documents are in Hungary date and very close to travel date, ...
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Can I work remotely in US with a F2 Visa? [closed]

My Fiancé has been admitted for PhD in the US. I am a Tech Support Engineer with 2.5 years of experience. Can I work remotely from the US for a different country?, if not, is there any other ways to ...
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Dubai Transit Visa requirements [duplicate]

I am travelling from Canada to India via Dubai. My layover is 3hrs 50 min. I will arriving at terminal 3 and departing from terminal 3. I will not leave the airport. I am travelling on an Indian ...
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Is it ok to provide match tickets from third party sites

I'm applying for spanish tourist visa to watch my team play but the official tickets don't go on sale until a week from the match. Is it ok if i buy tickets from a third party site to attach with my ...
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Delay to re-enter canada after extending tourist visa

my mom has been in Canada since Jan 2020 on a tourist visa. Due to covid and closed borders we have been extending her stay by asking for a visitor record(so far she had 2 records of 6 month each). My ...
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Is Canadian TRV open to visit visas at this point?

Please I want to know if its possible for me to apply for TRV at this point for visit visa applications for Canada. I have travel history for most African nations (5 countries) and I am from Nigeria. ...
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Validity of my valid US visa (undamaged) on a damaged passport (cover page) [duplicate]

My valid US visa on my expired passport is not damaged, but the front/cover page of the passport was scissored ( coin-sized cut) to remove the "chip". As such, is the visa still valid for me ...
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Transit Visa for Ukraine

I am traveling to Yerevan-Armenia from London with my daughter with a Refugee Travel Document issued by the UK. We have a few hours stay in Boryspil airport in Kyiv. Do we need an airport transit visa?...
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Travel Insurance for Italy tourist visa

I'm applying for an Italian tourist visa in Japan soon (foreign resident in japan, need visa for travel). And the document checklist mentions that I need to have a travel insurance issued by a company ...
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Portugal Schengen visa, tourist or short-stay?

I need a Schengen visa to visit Portugal as a tourist. When trying to make an appointment on vfs website I got confused: Which one should I select as the category?
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Can an Indian citizen with a US green card travel to Colombia without a visa?

Can an Indian citizen with a US green card travel to Colombia without a visa as a tourist for 10 days?
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How to enter the US if I am a dual Syrian/Dutch citizen?

It always has been my dream to visit the U.S. and now that I have the money and time for it, I want to go in the Christmas holiday. I am dual Syrian/Dutch citizen, and because of my Syrian nationality ...
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When is the latest time to apply for UK standard visitor visa?

If I am traveling to the United Kingdom on 1 February 2022, When is the latest time to apply for the visa taking into account the Christmas holiday? P.S. I want to apply as late as possible to arrange ...
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6 months visa for Germany from Philippines

My daughter lives in Germany and she is a Philippine citizen with a working permit for Germany. She has a child with a German citizen but they have trouble to fill the time until the child can join ...
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45 days visa-free entry to Phuket, Thailand

Fliege in 2 wochen für 42 Tage über Sandbox nach Phuket.45 Tage exemption ist zurück gesetzt auf 30 Tage.Mir fehlen 12 Tage .Für ein Visum ist die Zeit zu knapp.Ich kann vor Ort eine ...
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Standard Visitor Visa for a UK Limited Company Director

You can register and run a UK limited company as a nonresident. But sometimes you might want to visit the UK, it's a safety concern: if you have a company, it might turn out you need to visit to ...
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Entry into Japan as spouse of Japanese citizen

Japan currently bans the entry of essentially all foreign nationals; however, one of the permitted "special exceptional circumstances" is being the legal spouse of a Japanese citizen. What ...
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Begin flight in a different timezone where visa has not started yet [duplicate]

I have a long term visa of Czech Republic valid from 24 November. Is it alright to board a flight from India to Czech Republic, at say 1 am of 24 November in the Indian time (but still late night of ...
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Name change and work visa

I'm a flight attendant. I got my work visa and my regular travel visa when I was hired. My divorce was not final at the time. I would like to change my name in my passport. Will this affect my work ...
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Medical exam for student visa in Sweden

I'm currently visiting Sweden, and I need to undergo a medical exam to finalize my application for a student visa for Cyprus (namely, the needed checkups are tests for tuberculosis, hepatitis B, C, ...
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After Syria entered civil war, did B1/B2 or Schengen visas of Syrians became useless?

Say you are a Syrian citizen. You have a 10 year US B1/B2 visa and 5 year multi entry Schengen visa. You visited EU and US as a tourist before many times without any issues. Your country enters civil ...
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Why is visa not equivalent to visa status in the US?

This question is more on history than on current issues, but I didn't know what would be a more appropriate place to ask it. Visa laws in the US are pretty crazy and differ from most other countries. ...
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Why was I denied boarding on a flight with a transfer through Hong Kong?

I booked a flight on Cathay but I was denied boarding from China to Europe via Hong Kong. The operator claimed that I need visa to transit (Syrian national) although I had one single booking and my ...
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Applying for Schengen visa from USA [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen in the USA on an F1 visa and I plan to travel to Europe in the summer as a tourist. I am wondering if I need to apply for the Schengen visa from India or from USA? Also, are the ...
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student US visa Indian Travelling on a British airways flight from USA to Mumbai with change planes at LHR . Do I need a Transit visa? [duplicate]

I wish to take a British airways flight from US to India in Dec 2021 with a change of flights at terminal 5 LHR London . I am an Indian student with valid US student visa . Do I need a transit visa?...
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UK visitor visa question about EEA

In my visitor visa application there is a question saying how many times have you visited the EEA. I am not sure what to answer here as I entered to France and stayed there for a few days but went ...
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Applying for UK (and/or Schengen Visa) with 1 passport while I have 2

Turkish citizen. I will need to apply and will need passport for the following processes in the coming months: Ireland naturalization process (am legal resident) A Schengen Visa from the country I ...
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Is an in-progress visa application a problem for getting a visa waiver?

A friend who is a UK citizen is planning to visit me in the US in November, when the Covid travel restrictions will get changed. Due to a miscommunication, she mistakenly began the process of applying ...
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UK Visitor Visa, if a Christmas visa was refused, will it affect our future PLAB 2 visa?

My wife and I are planning to visit London on a five-day vacation on Christmas, we are from Iraq and both of us are employed as Medical doctors and have satisfactory amount of funds in our 5 months ...
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Do I need updated documents to show at border control due to delayed trip?

My trip to UK was planned from Sep6-Sep30, 2021. I expected my tourist visa to come before that but visa got delayed by 2 weeks. I submitted Employment Leave Letter and Invitation Letter in support of ...
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UK Visa correspondance from immigration

I am an applicant from India who is trying to apply for UK Visitor Visa on priority from VFS Global. My application was received successfully but I received this very distressing email from the ...
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My passport will expire in 6 months [duplicate]

My passport will expire in 6 months and I am applying for my sixth schengen visa, I don't have enough time to renew my passport, is it possible to get a valid visa more than the passport expiry date?
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What happened to the Israel-UAE visa-free agreement?

In January 2021 it was announced that the Israel-UAE visa-free policy will become operational in July 2021: The United Arab Emirates on Monday informed the Foreign Ministry that it was pushing off ...
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Schengen visa - Italian issued visa but now going to Spain [duplicate]

I am an EU citizen. Wife is Kazhak national and we live in UK. We planned a holiday in Italy and obtained multi entry visa from Italian consulate. Covid restrictions have resulted in us having ...
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