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Can a Filipino visiting the UK on a visitor visa travel to Paris on Eurostar?

The UK and France have different visa regimes. France is part of the Schengen Area and the traveller will require a Schengen visa to enter France.
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Am I a dual citizen? Can I go to Japan, where I was born?

Citizenship of the Philippines is acquired by jus sanguinis ("by blood"), so the fact that your mother is Filipino automatically gives you citizenship of the Philippines (given your date of ...
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I overstayed in US for over 9 years. When can I apply for a visa again?

Worth noting that as far as I know paying taxes in the US is independent of your legal status and you should have paid them. In fact you are very likely in more trouble for not paying your taxes than ...
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I overstayed in US for over 9 years. When can I apply for a visa again?

According to this site and other similar ones, you're facing a 10 year ban unless you have special circumstances such as being married to a US citizen. For further information, I suggest you contact a ...
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Passport renewal and six-month rule

Yes. Six-month rules do not apply to people who are traveling to the country of citizenship. No. You can even renew your passport after it expires. The Schengen area has a six-month rule for short-...
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Ban for 5 years.. accused of using false documents

If you are legally married and that marriage is not suspected of being a sham, a spouse's right to live with his family should allow a family reunification. But with a history of fake documents, it ...
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Ban for 5 years.. accused of using false documents

You will need an immigration lawyer to handle your case. First of all, it does not matter if you are innocent or not. From what you are writing, it sounds as if you were accused of a crime, failed to ...
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At which embassy should I apply for a Schengen visa when staying a few days in several countries?

According to Schengen Visa rules if applying for tourist visas: “you should apply where you would be staying maximum number of days. If you are spending equal number of days in Schengen countries,...
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Filipino citizen married to UK citizen, both US Green Card holders, traveling to France - visa needed?

Based on what you have told us, you and the children will need A Schengen Short-Stay Visa (or an EU Family Permit see comment from 'phoog', to whom thanks, below); and A UK Entry Clearance (Standard ...
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Do we need a Schengen visa?

Does she need a visa? We will be traveling together. Maybe. If your wife's residence card notes that it is the residence card of the family member of an EEA national, then she can travel with you ...
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Appealing an Australian Visa Refusal (Tourist)

Can we use as additional proof of financial capacity an Affidavit of Support and Undertaking from her husband and credit card statement and ownership of a service vehicle to prove that she will be ...
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Unemployed person applying for UK visa

You have no official income, and would like to get a visa to come to UK to stay for six month, and asking which documents need to be submitted. Unfortunately, in my opinion, no document you can ...
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Canada eTA or Visa?

Unfortunately, it looks like you'll need a regular visitor's visa for the cruise ship stop. eTA's are multi-entry, but only for arrival by air. From Canada.ca page on electronic travel authorization: ...
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Can a US Green Card holder travel to the Schengen area without a visa?

It doesn't matter if you have a green card or not, what matters is your nationality. This list says Philippine nationals need a visa. You can use the green card to prove ties to your home country ...
Belle's user avatar
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Flight to Canada 20-hour layover in Narita. Filipino

I have bad news for you: you will need a Japanese visa for this connection, and you will be denied boarding if you don't have one. I'm not sure how you managed to book Cebu and ZipAir on the same ...
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If I have a US 10-year ban, can I apply for a visit visa to the US or to Canada?

If the US says you are banned for ten years you are banned for ten years. That means a ban on visiting for any reason. Theoretically you might be able to over turn the ban in the courts, but it is ...
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Do we need a transit visa for Japan if re-checking bags?

In order to board your flight to Japan, you will need to prove to your airline that you have sufficient documentation to be able to complete your journey. Airlines use databases to check what ...
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Does a Filipino flying from Vietnam to Brazil need a visa or transit visa to layover in Istanbul or Doha Qatar?

No, you do not need a transit visa for either country. This assumes you have connecting flights on a single ticket from the same airport (Istanbul has three) and you don't need to recheck bags etc. ...
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Turkish transit visa for Filipino citizen?

Filipino citizens do not require a visa to transit Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen (SAW) as long as you have less than 24 hours between flights, and as you say, as long as you do not leave the transit area of ...
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How is the weather in Germany in June?

I think I can comment on the weather in Berlin. I am not sure about the other place but I assume it won't be that different. In Berlin, it is hard to say what weather it will be ahead of time. June ...
Belle's user avatar
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Schengen visa expired, best way to exit EU for going to Russia

Actually, there is no guarantee you will be banned or even fined... but no guarantees you will be back any time soon even if you aren't. Your visa, if it is still valid, should in any case be revoked ...
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Refusal of UK Standard Visitor visa under v4.2(a)(c), v4.2 (e) and v4.3(a)(c)

You are a Filipino national married to a Brit who lives in the UK. You applied for a Standard Visitor Visa under Appendix V of the rules and were refused. Your application was in jeopardy from the ...
Gayot Fow's user avatar
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What should I put under Savings and Investments in the UK Visa application?

3,000. Or whatever the real figure is. The question asks about the income, not the capital. As an aside, most working age people in the UK and the Philippines get most or all of their income from ...
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Travelling without visa through Sydney Terminal 1 - what if I miss second flight?

In case you miss the connection in SYD through no fault of your own, Qantas (I assume it's Qantas based on your itinerary) will rebook you on the next available itinerary to get you to Manila, but ...
Michael Hampton's user avatar
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Do I need a Korean transit visa to go through Seoul on my way to Jeju?

You will not be allowed to take this trip without a visa. Although Filipino citizens (and most other nationalities) are allowed to visit Jeju without a visa, the rules for this program say that You ...
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Clerical error in UK visa application, but form already submitted - what should I do?

You clicked the 'no' box about having friends or relatives in the UK, and now you are having 'post-submission anxiety' about it. This should not be a problem because they do not like to refuse ...
Gayot Fow's user avatar
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How to enter the UK during a layover as a Filipino citizen?

According to Timatic, Filipino citizens do need visas to enter the UK. Timatic does not mention any exception for those who hold Schengen visas either. Therefore, you will need to apply for UK visas ...
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