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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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Japan e-Visa system cannot read my passport, and embassy has no slot for in-person application. What should I do?

I'm apparently in the minority here, but I think changing any aspect of the data in a passport is an extremely bad idea. As @user 2357112 correctly points out, a deliberate alternation of a passport ...
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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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Japan e-Visa system cannot read my passport, and embassy has no slot for in-person application. What should I do?

As far as I can tell from a cursory read of the MRZ specs, the > character is not allowed at all, meaning that your passport is defective. In my personal experience of visa services at the Japanese ...
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Japan e-Visa system cannot read my passport, and embassy has no slot for in-person application. What should I do?

Thanks for all your useful advice. Just an update on how it went. I am pretty risk averse as well, so I decided to book a flight back to my country to get the passport replaced. There are services ...
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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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St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region evisa

Russian Ministry of International Affairs just issued news piece that e-visas will make a comeback starting from August 1, 2023. From August 1, 2023, a practical launch of the system for issuing ...
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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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Payment for visa posted by credit card issuer, but government visa website doesn't register the payment

Ultimately I never got any response from the Tanzania immigration office about this at all, so I ended up contacting my credit card company and explaining the situation. After sending them some ...
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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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I have lost my OCI Card for India and now applying for EVisa, What visa type to select under Previous Visa/Currently valid Visa Details

Choose Entry visa and put your OCI number and submit. I did that for my daughter minor and they gave me tourist visa multiple entry with no hassles. I also explained the situation of losing OCI and ...
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What is the eVisa site for Turkey? (2023)

That is indeed the official website for applying for a Turkey eVisa - https://www.evisa.gov.tr/
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Unused E Visa for Indonesia

No, you'll be fine. As a rule, unused visas are not a problem, they don't count "against" you on future applications.
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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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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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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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Japan e-Visa system cannot read my passport, and embassy has no slot for in-person application. What should I do?

I would second the Photoshop option (it popped on my mind right off the bat), but mostly because I have extensive experience with Japanese immigration at NRT and HND. While Japanese people in general, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Vietnam e-visa: exit Point differing from entry Point

Wanted to share my experience - The only thing they care about is your entry point. You can exit the country from any other international airport (or sea/land port) which can process e-visas. The ...
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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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St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region evisa

No, it is still suspended . The embassy of Russia in France states : POUR DES RAISONS SANITAIRES, LES VISAS ÉLECTRONIQUES NE SONT PAS DÉLIVRÉS. For sanitary reasons, electronic visas aren't supplied ...
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