9 votes

Can you travel to Ireland with an UK + Schengen Visa (if you are Indian and are travelling from Austria)?

Your first link (British Irish Visa Scheme, Ireland), only applies to 'Indian nationals who are living in India at the time of the application' and must be endorsed with ‘BIVS’. The second link (BIVS,...
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7 votes

Can you travel to Ireland with an UK + Schengen Visa (if you are Indian and are travelling from Austria)?

Timatic, the database used by airlines to check for documentation requirements says: Travelling to Ireland Passport Passport required. Document Validity: Passports and other documents accepted for ...
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5 votes

Indian citizen, dropped out from college on student visa in Canada

I flew out of Canada and haven't entered back in India -- does this matter? Entering India again? (It's been about 5 months since I dropped) It matters. It shows that you have no real ties to India ...
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5 votes

Should I show mutual fund statements for Schengen visa or liquidate to my bank account?

If you include your mutual fund statements as well as bank statements (and you should) then it will be clear what the origin of the transferred funds is and there will be no trouble. On the other hand ...
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5 votes

Recheck luggage at Paris CDG, possible with Indian passport and Canadian work visa?

No, that’s not possible. You will need a visa to be able to go through border control, claim your luggage, and re-check it. Transit without visa (TWOV) in CDG only works if you stay airside (“...
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3 votes

Should I show mutual fund statements for Schengen visa or liquidate to my bank account?

I applied Schengen visa recently. I provided my mutual fund and stock statements and it was accepted as a proof of funds. A cover letter mentioning the details and your plan to liquidate as needed ...
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2 votes

Which visa type should I be applying for short visit to Oman being an Indian national as a UAE resident

Citizens of India (and many other countries) are exempt from the need to obtain an Omani visa in advance for a touristic stay of up to 14 days. You need to have a confirmed hotel booking, return ...
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1 vote

Is hotel confirmation needed at UK immigration?

Having a valid visa doesn’t guarantee entry. On arrival you may still need to show that you meet the ‘genuine visitor’ rules in V4.2 of the UK visitor immigration rules. V4.3 states that accommodation ...
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1 vote

Unsuccessful Transaction for Malaysian eVisa

Same happened to a friend of mine recently. He retried the transaction after 2-3 days and it went fine. It's probably a temporary issue.
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1 vote

Is it possible for Indian citizen to visit Australia on tourist visa and buy new car and drive from Adelaide to Cairns?

I'm going to jump in here quickly and say yes, absolutely. Many tourists purchase a vehicle - a campervan or other larger car with a built-in bed, usually - and it's a super easy process. I don't know ...

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