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Transit in istanbul

I travelled from Philippines to UK transit in Istanbul. I bought some diamonds in philippines properly declared with customs to bring out and will pay VAT in UK do I need to declare in Istanbul while ...
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Could I reapply UK visit visa after four times refusal? [duplicate]

I have been refused UK visit visa 4 times. First time is 2015 Jan, they refuse visa because I applied wrong visa type and second time is 2015 Dec they refused again due to my bank statement. Third ...
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Can I transfer SEVIS Information for F1 US Visa, if I have already paid once for a J1 US visa before? [on hold]

I applied for an F1 US visa sometime back, for which, the biometric information has already been submitted; the interview is also coming up soon. I had previously visited the US for a summer as a J1 ...
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Staying in Leuven for Werchter 2019, how can I get from the train to my hotel?

I booked a hotel near the city center of Leuven, and there are shuttles to Leuven train station after the shows end in Werchter. It's about a 1.5 km walk to my hotel, and I'm concerned about safety. ...
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As a non-Finnish citizen, am I subject to income-based traffic fines if the traffic violation occurred in Finland? [duplicate]

I read on https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/03/finland-home-of-the-103000-speeding-ticket/387484/ (mirror) that most of Scandinavia determines fines based on income. E.g.: In 2002, ...
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European airport policy about certain chemical substances [on hold]

As title tells, i want to know if airports are restricted on some chemical reagents, including: iodine, potassium nitrate, sulfur, silver, copper hydroxide, copper metal, carbon electrodes, potassium ...
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Refused a short-term UK student visa, Immigration Rules paragraph A57C (vi) (vii) (ix) and A57D (b)

The reason for the refusal is below. What do I have to do differently when I reapply? The decision I have refused your application for a visit visa because I am not satisfied that you meet the ...
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Can my wife go to Ireland with EEA family visa from UK

We have to go to my mother's funeral . My wife has EEA family visa valid till September.Can she travel to Ireland with the EEA Family visa. Thanks
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Working in the UK question [on hold]

I am wanting to make the move from USA to Ireland. If I obtain a UK work visa, can I live in Ireland.
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Indian Passport thread coming off [duplicate]

We gave our passport for stamping and it looks like it returned with threads coming out lose. My passport has only 2 threads remaining. We are travelling to a couple of countries before going to ...
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Transiting through Johannesburg to Maseru

I am a Ghanaian traveling to South Africa. I have a single entry visa to South Africa but I would like to visit Maseru first before entering South Africa. I would like to have a direct flight to ...
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Visa for an academic conference iin Europe

I am registered for a conference in Switzerland on July 20-26. However, the Swiss embassy does not have an appointment till July 9, which probably won't give me a visa in time for the conference. I ...
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Symbols in megabus and national express [on hold]

Can some one tell me what does the symbols in megabus and national express booking site. I see one Wifi symbol, mobile charger symbol (I guess). I do not understand other symbols. Can some one tell ...
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Travel to Amsterdam on Schengen business visa for tourist purpose

I am travelling back to India from Curacao and I've 9 hours layover at Amsterdam airport. I am planning to go outside of Airport for sight seeing. I've valid Schengen business visa issued from ...
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American citizen overstayed visa in the UK and wants to return home. Some questions

I'm an American citizen and I've overstayed my visa in the UK for years now. I want to book my flight back to the US ASAP on my own dime but I have a some questions about traveling home. A lot of ...
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VAT refund London Heathrow

I recently visited London and did some shopping and got my vat refund processed at Heathrow from Travelex by booking a personal appointment. By mistake one receipt and form has come back with me to ...
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Peace Arch without exiting USA

For the purposes of this question, assume I am of a legal status which prevents me from exiting the US. If I was to identify myself to CBP, I run a high risk of being denied entry and/or having my ...
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Indonesian citizen with valid US B1/B2 visa

I'm an Indonesian citizen who holds a valid B1/B2 US tourist visa. Could I enter South Korea if I fly from US and my onward destination is Singapore? I'm planning to stay for a couple of days in Seoul....
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What documents do my sponsor need to sponsor my touristic schengen visa and what is the form of the sponsorship letter?

I am from Madagascar. I am a studying abroad in Turkey. I am on scholarship so I have to go back here in Turkey. And this summer, I am going in Europe. My father will be sponsoring my trip. Other ...
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Compensation for late arrival of flight

I am trying to book a train or bus from one of the London terminals to Edinburgh on 2nd July. I will be arriving at LHR by flight from Bangalore in Air India airline. I will have checked in luggage. ...
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Visa refused - V4.2 (a) (c) - Incorrect Decision [duplicate]

I have received the refusal latter today apparently the ECO has refused the visa citing reasons due to economic circumstances. They mentioned that the salary payments were not sourced by the debits to ...
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Enter Australia on an expired passport [duplicate]

I am a dual Australian/British citizen. I have let my Australian passport expire, however due to a change in circumstances in the UK I am looking to return to Australia permanently within the next ...
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Interactive map for when and where to go

First, some context: I am planning a very long trip through the Americas by bike. Thus, I need to know what kind of climate I should expect in each country (mostly temperature and rain). I could go ...
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How long it takes for the German embassy to remove my details from Database after I drop a mail to rk-info@banga.diplo.de [on hold]

I had booked a slot for the German national visa at the Bangalore embassy for 15th May 2019, but couldn't attend due to personal problems. I didn't cancel it. When I tried to rebook on 11th June 2019, ...
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Can I apply for a work visa whilst in the USA - entered on a ESTA [migrated]

I am a UK Citizen - I lived in MD for three years with my parents as a child (ARMY). I now live in the UK permanently. I have entered the USA on a Visa Waiver Program. I have found a small town ...
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refusal of Schengen visa to Greece [duplicate]

I had applied for a Greek Schengen visa in May as my travel was in July 2019, but the visa got rejected with the usual reason of "intention to leave the member state before the expiry of the visa ...
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Do hotel cleaning personnel have any benefit from leaving empty bottles in the room as opposed to returning them to the store?

In some countries a way of tipping the cleaning personnel is to leave a small amount of money (e.g. In Portugal about €1). While in Germany, I have noticed the well known pro-recycling policy that ...
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Can rice be brought into Hawaii?

I bought 10lb of rice at a local grocery store in Phoenix, Arizona and wish to take it to Honolulu, Hawaii. The rice is well packed and sealed. It's a variety of rice I get in my home country and is ...
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Is it possible to travel within the US without an ID?

On the one hand, I'm aware that at least 5 million people in the US do not have a valid government ID. On the other hand, traveling within the US requires you to show a piece of ID wherever you go - ...
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I have no identification to get on the bus, how does that work?

I have no identification, but I do have a face sheet from a treatment center with my face and information on it. I also have my California foodstamp card with my name and my debit card with my name. ...
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How come I was asked by a CBP officer why I was in the US when leaving?

During my last visit to the USA, just before I was boarding my flight at the gate on the way BACK to the UK via Germany. Right as the gate agent scans your ticket and lets you walk down the jetway to ...
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What's the best way for me to get unrestricted access to Brazil? [migrated]

I want to live in Brazil, permanently. I know about how to get investment visas or marriage visas and that kind of thing. But I was thinking maybe there was a cheaper or easier option. For example ...
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VFS Gold Service UK Visa from USA

How long is processing time for Gold Service VFS Visa? How long to get passport back to Chicago office to pick up?
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VFS Global and Supporting Documents Submission [on hold]

After having my supporting documents for a UK Visit Visa scanned and uploaded at a VFS Global centre, it was my understanding based upon what I had read on the visa4uk.fco.gov.uk website that the ...
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Lie-flat seats on AA 777-200

My wife took a trip on an American Airlines 777-200 in business class, and the "lie-flat" seat didn't seem to work right; she is only 5' 4" tall and said she could not fit in the seat laying flat ...
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Vehicle insurance for Moldova

Can you buy insurance for a vehicle (a camper van) when entering Moldova? It is difficult to find in the UK.
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Saudi transit visa for more than 12hrs layover [duplicate]

I am travelling from Mumbai to Vienna and my layover in Saudi is 10hr 45 min and when I return from Vienna my layover in Saudi is 1hr 45min. Should I apply for a Saudi transit visa?
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Leaving the US on a foreign passport with no entry stamp/visa? For dual citizens

I am a dual citizen MEX/US. So I have a US and a Mexican passport. My US passport needs to be out of commission for a matter of weeks, and I need to exit the US during that time for travel. I am ...
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UK visa Evidence of permission to be in country

Applying UK tourist visa- Need help for "Evidence of Permission to be in the country".I am on H1b visa which is valid for next one year. First two page of petition (I797) and recent I94 should be good ...
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Do I (US citizen) need a visa for flying OUT of Kazakhstan via Russia?

I'll be flying into Kazakhstan from Europe, and then flying from Astana to Tokyo with a stop in Novosibirsk, Russia. The Astana-Novosibirsk and Novosibirsk-Tokyo legs are on the same airline (S7) and ...
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Is there any documentation or advice for a 5 year Greek visa? [closed]

I'm looking to get my 5 year Greek visa, rather than a 1 year one, so that I can travel Europe without returning to South Africa after a year. But Greek embassies give practically nothing away, and ...
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Any further documentation needed to travel to the USA for the first time, with a previously issued visa B1/B2

I had applied for a US B1/B2 visa last year to attend a conference. Since the visa process took very long I could not attend that particular conference. However, the visa was issued with a 1 year ...
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Is EUFAM residency card in another EU state necessary to travel to UK? [on hold]

Non EU parents dependent on me (British citizen) exercising EU Treaty Right. They got Temporary Residency Card in IE which will expire in February 2019 ; application for EUFAM is under review. I ...
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Where i can stay in Edinburgh for the upcoming Edinburgh Festival in August? [closed]

Where i can stay in Edinburgh for the upcoming Edinburgh Festival in August ?
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How much to donate at Hindu temples in India?

At many Indian temples, on entering the inner sanctum, devotees and foreign tourists alike are often met by a priest who will apply a tilaka (dab of paste) to your forehead and perhaps "gift" you a ...
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Can I transfer my Australian visa to a new passport if it has a different name?

I got a visitor visa for Australia and now I want to change my name from my maiden to my husband's. Is it possible to transfer my visa to my new passport,or should I cancel my visa while I change my ...
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Schengen visa - Duration of stay Extension - Approach

I applied for Schengen visa thru Germany embassy for travel from 10th August to 24th August, staying maximum days in Germany (5). I got my visa for duration of stay as 15 days (same as itinerary). ...
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Removed from UK in 2014 [migrated]

I am a Nigerian and I went to the UK on a Tier 4 student visa in 2010. I got married to an EU citizen before the expiration of my visa in 2013 but the UKBA established that it was a sham marriage and ...
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Is there such a thing as a voluntary extradition visa? [migrated]

Suppose someone is on trial for a crime in a foreign country, for which they would need a visa and with which their home country does not have any extradition treaties. They could stay in their home ...
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Do I need a transit visa for transiting Munich and Dublin

I have a Canadian student visa on Indian passport. I am travelling on Lufthansa airlines which has two stops - one is Munich and other is Dublin before reaching Canada. Do i need transit visa?

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