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Medical emergencies (which this definitely is since they have quarantined the city) are a valid reason for a visa extension. Make sure, however, that you notify the relevant authorities ASAP. Do not think that you can just stay until the quarantine is lifted and then leave as usual without proper extensions etc. Immediately contact the relevant authorities ...


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This is a case of force majeure, which the Exit and Entry Administration Law of the People's Republic of China uses in 2 cases. Unfortunately not for this situation: punctual exit impossible due to force majeure but Article 55 (unforeseen arrival in China) states that you must immediately report to the nearest exit/entry border inspection authority or ...


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You don't need a return ticket, but with you having a boyfriend there, I'd strongly recommend you to get one. If nothing else, a random fully-refundable ticket for a date around the time you suspect you'll return. Also, if staying longer than a month, bring every single piece of documentation proving your ties to the US (signed/stamped employment/school ...


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A return or round trip ticket is not required. However, depending on your entry experience, it may be helpful to demonstrate your intention to return or at least leave. If you are routed to a Border Force Officer, they must be satisfied you are not an overstay risk. If cash is an issue, you can often find award tickets for less than most credit card sign ...


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It's also worth looking into a "Miscellaneous_charges_order" (MCO). Its like an airline ticket, issued by an airline in your home country, but shows a currency amount rather than a flight booking. It is convertable into an airline ticket on demand, with any airline (almost). It is refundable in your home country if not used, but not refundable for cash ...


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All the answers above are good, but I have a bit of additional advice. I'm British, and my wife is American and works for a US airline, so we frequently have family coming to the UK using her cheap travel benefits, who usually stay for a while, so I have some experience on what to expect. If you don't have a return ticket, your first problem will not be ...


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I have not heard about any country denying entry or quarantining all travellers from affected areas. Isolation (at home) is recommended for people who have been in the area and present relevant symptoms. Refusing entry wholesale would be a hugely disruptive and largely self-defeating measure: it encourages people to lie, could spread the disease further by ...


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Per TIMATIC, the database used by airlines: Passports and other documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the arrival date. [With the following exceptions:] Nationals of Thailand are allowed to enter with an expired passport. When nationals of Thailand travel with a Certificate of Identity or a temporary ...


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You have a lot of answers related to your current plan of staying up to six months. This answer questions that whole plan. Your goal is to work out where your current long distance relationship is going, and if it goes well to be able to marry your boyfriend and move to the UK. For that to be feasible, you need to keep a good record with the UK immigration ...


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The UK gives advice to applicants for visas (who are from countries which do not have a visa waiver, like Nigeria). The UK says specifically Don't bother buying an airline ticket; they will not convince us of your intent to leave the UK at the end of your planned visit. Immigration is there to enforce the immigration laws: mainly to make sure visitors don'...


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Airports don't have any specific reason to check passports and typically do not do it. In Europe, usually, you will encounter: Checks by ground handling personnel contracted out by the airlines. The main purpose is enforcing the airline's price discrimination/yield management operations by preventing ticket resale. They might also have other purposes ...


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I noticed that this older set of answers could use the following updated information regarding the US/Polish agreement. The agreement made in April 1991 which allows US Nationals, or legal residents, to remain in Poland up to 90 days at any time has been moved to a new location online. I tracked it down because I wanted a copy for use at the border crossing ...


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Your understanding is correct. You can be admitted for up to 6 months and there is no rule preventing that. Or the officer can, in his/her discretion, admit you for shorter than 6 months or deny you entry altogether.


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I received the following response from the visa section of the Spanish consulate in Mumbai. Good morning, Kindly note as you have been granted a multiple entry visa valid until XX-XX-2020, you may travel as many times on any given days during the validity of the visa. You need not send any notification to the Consulate. However, kindly note ...


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