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Visa4UK Appointments Pakistan

Just wondered if anyone else is trying to apply for a settlement (spouse) visa for their respective partners to come to the UK. I have completed the application and confirmed as such. I then go to the ...
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My wife was given limited stay stamp in USA and came back in time

My wife has a visitor visa for the US (10 year validity) which she got 2 years ago. She gave birth to our son in the US and came back along with the baby. A month ago she went again to the US to visit ...
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Can I get a UK visitor visa before my US I797A is stamped?

I am currently in US on H1B visa. I have an I797A approved, but do not have the visa stamped yet. I plan to go my home country, and get the US visa stamped before traveling to the UK. The UK visitor ...
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UK visa application in USA through visa4uk or gov.uk?

If anyone has experience with this, I'd love some help: what's the difference between applying for a UK visa through visa4k and through the main portal gov.uk? Which is better and which is more ...
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Business Invitation Date only 8 days before Visa Submission

I have an interview invitation in one of the companies in Sweden, however, the visa submission is just 8 days before the invitation date. And based on the visa website, it takes around 15 days for ...
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Can I apply for a standard Visitor Visa after my ICT visa expires?

Currently I am on an ICT LT visa and it is going to expire by end of April. I need to go back to my home country for a 1 year cooling off period. My family will stay in the UK as my spouse is on a ...
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Does different personal information on ds160 and UK visa application pose problem?

Let's say I was wrongly advised and ignorantly chose married on my ds160 for USA visa application. I was traditionally engaged but not legally. The USA visa application was denied under 214b. Some ...
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Primary occupation for the US visa - student or full-time employee?, I'm both

I have been a full-time software developer working for a private company for the last 2.8 years, I'm also a college student in the middle of an academic grading term (I study at night). I'm filing DS-...
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USA Visa Schedule for Spouse Only

My wife and I applied for US Visa in March 2019. For that, we filed DS-160 on https://ceac.state.gov/genniv/, created profile on https://cgifederal.secure.force.com/?language=English&country=...
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First entry in a city not associated to Russian visa

I'm planning to visit Russia again, and I applied for a tourist visa for my destination (Yekaterinburg, no other destination listed in my invitation voucher). I'm now considering which fly to get to ...
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UK Standard Vistor Visa Clarifications - Filling form for my wife and two children

I am an Indian citizen applying for a Standard Visit visa (tourism) for my wife and 2 children (aged 15 and 9). I already have a Type-C 2 year visa. Some questions I needed clarity on for the ...
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Can I use a Chinese L Tourism Visa, then a Chinese X2 Student Visa consecutively?

I am currently in a study abroad program for Suzhou University in China. The program begins August 20th. In anticipation, I was going to go to China two months earlier using my L Visa (which has a ...
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I recently learned of a conviction I did not admit on a UK visa application. What happens if I admit/omit it next time?

I traveled to the UK on a visitors visa a couple of years ago. At the time I had one old conviction (20 years old) for a very minor offense which resulted in a very small fine, no jail time. I ...
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UK fiance visa… dependent child

Should I add my child as a dependent child even if they are not travelling or joining me in the UK. I'm divorced for 11 years and my children live with their mother.
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I have a 10-year UK visa ban; how can I visit my wife?

I was banned from entering the UK for 10 years because I didn’t disclose that I was married in my previous application. I have been married to my wife since 2015 and she is a UK citizen but, when I ...
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Different travel dates in D-Tier 4 (General) Dep. Partner and D-Tier 4 (General) Dep Child VISA

My wife and daughter had applied for UK Tier-4 Dependent VISA. VISA has been granted but the allowed date in their VISA differs due to which my daughter, who is just four and half years old, cannot ...
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Do I have to pay visa fees again for a new DS 160 form?

When I arrived at the embassy, I was told that I have not completed my DS 160 form. I returned home and tried to complete it but I could not retrieve the file from the internet. I have completed ...
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Father's first name between the applicant's first and last name in Kuwait Visa, is it normal?

My friend has received his E-visa to go to Kuwait. In the E-visa, his name is written like this: His first name + his father's first name + His last name. As an example, suppose my friends name ...
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Re-entering Bulgaria

I have an Australian passport and have stayed 90 days in Bulgaria but have now left. I first entered the country on September 16th 2018. My question is am I able to re-enter the country 180 days ...
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Passport/ Border troubles

In Early September I was an au pair in Italy, but because I'm American I can only stay in the Schengen Zone for 90 days. I decided to continue as a nanny in Manchester, UK until my 90 days were up. ...
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Documents for Standard Visitor Visa UK

I have read somewhere in the uk government web-page that every document that I send with my application for visa should be original and not a copy. But there is a problem because there are some ...
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Traveling with a residence card

I have a French scientific residence card which will expire in 31 January 2019. I want to travel France for one week before the expiry date. I am wondering if it is possible to reserve a ticket? will ...
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Delay, Missed Connection - can airline re-book me through any country without verifying visa?

I recently had booking for flying from New Delhi to London to Nassau, all on the same airline. Unfortunately, the flight from New Delhi to London was delayed causing me to miss London to Nassau flight....
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Will this become a problem for remaining in the UK once married?

Short story, I've had difficulty at the UK border in the past. Turned away as they suspected I was coming for work. After about a year, I decided to visit Ireland and they let me through on a visitor ...
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applying for uk visitor visa after 3 refusals, what i have to do?

The decision I have refused your application for a visit visa because I am not satisfied that you meet the requirements of paragraph(s) V4.2 of Appendix V because: I note that you have previously ...
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Is it possible to arrive to Myanmar at Myawaddy land crossing with an e-visa and no transport ticket now?

Is it possible to arrive to Myanmar at Myawaddy land crossing with an e-visa and no transport ticket now? Hi, I have a Swedish (EU) passport. I want to check if it is possible to make an e-visa for ...
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Proof of accomodation for Spanish “Non-lucrative Residence Visa”

Is it possible to get a Spanish "Non-lucrative / Retirement Residence Visa" without providing a copy of a lease contract or property deed as proof of accommodation? The application instructions ...
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Using different passports for Entry/Exit when passport-officials from both countries sit at the same desk

I have dual citizenship - let us say passport P1 and passport P2. I am living in country C1 on passport P1, but my tourist visa for P1 is about to run out. My plan is to travel to neighboring country ...
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I want to know if i am banned from entering USA for life

In 2007,when i was a student from Nigeria, unknowingly to me a friend used someones credit card to pay for conference for me. I was then refused,ever since then i have always been refused a USA visa. ...
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Transit Visa For Srilankan Passport

I am holding a British passport and my Mrs is holding an Sri Lankan passport with a permanent residence in the UK . We are going to Srilanka through Bangkok. Stop over is 7 hours in Bangkok, we are ...
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Travel to UK on a business visa from old company

I have business visa for UK processed by my old employer. I have now moved to a different company and need to visit UK again. Can I use my old visa to travel to UK ?
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Is travel to Iraqi Kurdistan without an Iraqi visa a problem when applying for a UK visa?

I will soon be making a UK visa application to extend a temporary stay in the UK. Iraqi Kurdistan gives nationals of most Western countries visa-free access. However, there is an ongoing dispute ...
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UK Visa Second Application

I did an application for the UK for a couple who had four kids at the time. They failed to add all four kids' information and rather added three as the fourth one was just born and feared they might ...
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I was banned for 10 years in 2011, can my wife apply for UK business Visa having my name on the list as dependant but am not applying

I was banned for 10 years in 2011, can my wife apply for UK business Visa having my name on the list as dependant but am not applying. My school agent use counterfeit documents for me after I paid ...
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My ties to Home Country for Canadian Temporary Residence Visa

I plan on going for a Tour in Canada for say 20 Days, Hotel reservation, Feeding etc. Would be sponsored by me. I dont have an immediate or extended family to invite me to Canada, just family friends. ...
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Chinese citizen Chinese passport transfer airline in Incheon, do I need B-2-1?

Chinese citizen Chinese passport leaving chinese airport transfer airline in Incheon, do I need B-2-1?
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UK Visa decided but no email received

I've been monitoring my Tier2 UK visa on the tracker available online and my application reached the step 'Application sent to VAC' a week ago but till now I haven't received an email claiming that a ...
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Getting a visa for Malaysia in Bangkok (Swedish passport)

Getting a visa for Malaysia in Bangkok. Hello, I have a Swedish passport. Normally I would not need a visa to visit Malaysia for up to three months. But I would like to get a visa anyway before ...
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Do I need all my previous passports for UK visit visa?

I'm currently living in Germany as an expat and I'm planning to visit UK in a couple of months. My question is do I need all my previous passports along with my current one for the application? Will ...
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Which US visa would be applicable for a REU program (international student)?

US REU programs sometimes accept "self-funded" international students. I'm an Indian student, and a certain professor who runs a 10-week REU program has shown some interest in taking me in, if I can ...
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UK Visitor Visa financial documents

My mom wants to apply for a UK visit visa to come visit me in England! My mother is a Moroccan citizen and she is unemployed but she own the house she lives in with my dad and sister, and has £9000 ...
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Specifying the visit date for Canada visitor visa

I'm applying for Canada visitor visa from Iran. I have an invitation letter and other documents from my relative that shows they are willing and able to host me. Somewhere in the personal information ...
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Can I enter the UK on a tourist Visa while my Ancestry Visa application is still pending?

I'm just about to finish my application for an Ancestry Visa to the UK. I have a trip planned there with my bf's parents in a few weeks and I'm worried my visa won't be approved in time for me to get ...
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How to apply for a UK visa when the person isn't living in their home country

I've been looking into visas and I've seen so much information about denials it's freaked me out a little. My boyfriend is Egyptian and is currently studying in Oman, where his mother and father are ...
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Romania visa application status- Sent for validation even after 27 days

I applied for a Romania business visa on 20th September 2019. and today is 16th October. Still I have not received an appointment to submit my documents to the embassy. I called embassy lots of times, ...
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New Zealand Visa : Medicals on Old Visa - Issues to File Visa?

I had done my medicals for New Zealand visa when my old passport was active last month. Then I got a new passport re-issued as I had to change personal details in the passport. Now the medicals have ...
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Visa/biometric appointment query for parents

I have applied for standard visa for my parents. Completed and submitted both of the applications. Now I want to book the biometric appointment together. How do I make sure they get the appointment ...
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Passport submission for Canadian Visa

I am required to give the biometrics for the Canadian Visa. I live in Munich and the closest VAC is in Düsseldorf or Berlin. Is it possible to submit my passport at VAC while providing biometrics? Or ...
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Wrong date to leave UK on application, will a cover letter with the correction help?

I have made a mistake on the UK Visa application form (page 2) about my planned travel dates. I entered the incorrect date of when I will leave (October instead of November). I have just wrote a ...
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Which non-Schengen Countries can I visit with EU Blue Card?

I have an Indian passport and am currently living and working in Germany holding an EU Blue card (Aufenthaltstitel). Which non-schengen countries can I visit without applying for a Visa explicitly? I ...