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What to do if I overstayed my e-visa for Saint Petersburg/Leningrad Oblast

First of all, if you are not fluent in Russian, you'll need (this is mandatory) an official translator to a language you speak fluently (in my case it was English, even though I'm a German). The ...
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Turkey e-visa official website to avoid phishing

The first link (https://www.evisa.gov.tr/) is the correct one. The gov.tr domain is a good indication that this is an official website from the Turkish government. The second link (https://turkeyvisa....
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What do I need to pay attention to when applying to an e-visa to Saint Petersburg?

First of all, I recommend: apply for a normal visa if you're not sure what you're doing. Basically, this e-visa is very comfortable to apply for and a really nice option if you're planning to stay ...
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How do eVisas increase tourism by 400%?

The increase is in visas on arrival and not tourists Assume India had 100 visitors earlier, of which 10 availed of visa on arrival. Now 50 of them avail of visa on arrival http://qz.com/329397/no-...
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How do airlines check whether a traveler has an electronic visa?

Airlines do have computer systems that do this, yes. Many countries, such as the US, require airlines to transit information about inbound passengers prior to flight departure through an Advance ...
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Australia eVisitor visa - criminal conviction

Under What you need to know about applying for an ETA online from DIBP the sixth bullet point under ETA Conditions is: You must not have any criminal convictions for which you have been sentenced ...
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What do I need to pay attention to when applying to an e-visa to Saint Petersburg?

It does not work when entering by rail (Jan 2020). Thus, make sure you are not planning to enter or exit by rail. Make extra sure that the exact Latin name spelling in your visa applications matches ...
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Are used Schengen/UK visas acceptable for Turkish e-visa

There is no restriction for a single entry supporting visa to be unused while requesting an eVisa for Turkey. A supporting visa, even if single entry and used is still accepted as long as it is valid ...
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Spelling error in Malaysian eVisa

Most likely she's not getting on the plane, as the airline faces massive fines if transporting her without valid paperwork. And an entry permit with a misspelt name compared to the passport is invalid,...
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What's the official site for Malaysia's e-visa?

There are a lot of agents available online. However, http://www.windowmalaysia.my/ is the Official Visa Channel and eVisa Operator for the Government of Malaysia as stated here: https://www.imi.gov.my/...
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E-Visa needed for Turkey if have a valid Residence Permit from Germany?

According to http://www.mfa.gov.tr/visa-information-for-foreigners.en.mfa, your German residence permit allows you to use a single-entry e-Visa: India: Diplomatic passport holders are exempt from ...
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Turkey e-visa for Egyptian passport holder

I contacted the Airlines and they confirmed e-visa will work, thinking about it; visa on arrival is independent from the airline, so even e-visa says you have to fly with Turkish airlines or EgyptAir, ...
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50$ per day requirement for entry into Turkey

I got a reply from Turkish embassy for my question. I will post it here verbatim: You should comply with all the requirements stated in the e-visa site. You can at least show your hotel ...
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September 2018, how long are Canadian eTAs taking?

This info may help others ... I took a huge risk and simply applied again. Very fortunately, it worked. So, within seconds of clicking "pay", I got the actual eTA via email, including the eTA ...
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India e-Visa Query

As said in the comments, to get an Indian E-Visa two blank pages are needed, but they do not have to be next to each other. One page will be used for the visa itself, and other will be used for the ...
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How do eVisas increase tourism by 400%?

A comparison just for the sake of making an example would be online shopping vs conventional shopping. Which one is easier? Ordering a movie online and being able to watch it on spot without moving ...
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Can I get an e-Visa for Turkey with a Schengen visa for an earlier date than the Schengen visa?

I entered Turkey with a Schengen visa earlier than the later travel period indicated visa. I was also in doubt about that, so I contacted the Embassy of Turkey here and they told me that, if there was ...
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India Visa to attend a conference

I got an email from e-Visa support center. Dear applicant, evisa is not eligible for conference purposes Regards e- Visa support Team
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Turkey eVisa possible for residents for Australia?

You can find the answer to your question on the visa information page from the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. As a Pakistani citizen, you can get a one month single entry eVisa if they already ...
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Australian E-visa got my passport number wrong

Australian visas are completely electronic and are linked to your passport number. The passport number is the number appearing on the second line in the machine readable zone of your passport, as ...
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Traveling to Turkey. Leaving a day before "valid from" date on Visa. But will land on the day it becomes valid?

Your visa has to be valid when you arrive in the country. It is not a problem to leave on the day before the valid date if you have an overnight flight or a stopover somewhere on the way and airlines ...
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Turkey e-visa for Egyptian passport holder

Then you're not eligible for e-visa, according to prerequisites which state it pretty clearly: You must meet all the requirements listed below in order to obtain an e-Visa. Please confirm that ...
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Is there a period of time that needs to pass before applying for a 2nd Indian E-visa?

No minimum period requirement, but you can only get it twice per calendar year, as stated on the website: e-Tourist Visa (eTV) is allowed for a maximum of two visits in a calendar year.
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Separate visa on arrival stamped/ pasted on passport for holders of Turkey e-visa?

The e-Visa is fully electronic - there is nothing put in your passport at all for the visa. Upon entering and exiting the country your passport will be stamped with a standard entry/exit stamp which ...
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Does anyone have any information about the new E Visas for tourist entry into Kuwait?

Kuwait's system is similar to what has been deployed in the UAE. It allows you to apply online for the visa, and then collect it (rather, get it stamped or entered) when you arrive at the border. ...
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E-Visa for Azerbaijan

I ended up using Alean Travel Company. We exchanged a couple of e-mails, payment was done via Western Union (USD 55) and the visa arrived two days before my planned entry by e-mail. They also offered ...
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Do holders of India e-tourist visas get a visa in the passport on arrival?

If you receive an e-Tourist Visa then this will be e-mailed to you. You are expected to print it out, carry it with you, and show it at airline check-in and at immigration. No visa sticker will be ...
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Turkey e-visa with expired H-1B but valid I-797A

From the e-visa Website: I have a valid Supporting Document (Valid visa OR valid residence permit from one of the Schengen Countries, USA, UK or Ireland). E-visas are not accepted as supporting ...
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