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I overstayed a visa in the Schengen area, should I tell this when applying for a student visa in Canada?

Do you think I should be truthful? YES Don't lie. If and when it's found out it will be much worse for you.
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Boarded a flight and flew to the US with no visa, is the airline liable?

JAL is liable to the USA, but not to you. There is no chance that JAL will refund the amount you paid and they might even attempt to get back the money they paid as fine to USCBP. For the USA, there ...
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Will the UK home office know about 5 previous visa rejections in other countries?

The application form asks: Immigration history For either the UK or any other country, have you ever been: Refused a visa Refused entry at the border Refused permission to stay or remain Refused ...
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Do you need to enter France directly for the visa to be valid?

Quite generally: He can enter the Schengen Area at any point He can make as many stops as he wants outside or inside the Schengen Area. Stops outside the Schengen Area may have their own requirements ...
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End-to-end Schengen and D-type visas; what is the worst that could happen if I don't re-enter the country?

Since D-Visas, that are issued to take up a residence, are authorized by the Foreigners Authority (Ausländerbehörde), they will know best what type of visa they have issued and how it can be used. The ...
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Should I mention that I was removed from the UK at age 14?

Should I say yes? Or should I say no because I was under 18 and it wouldn't count. You should say yes. Then you should explain the details, and let the visa officer decide whether it counts or not. ...
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South African Home Affairs made a clerical error and V-listed me

The Department of Home Affairs has a website that you can visit to appeal any entry prohibitions http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php/immigration-services/prohibition-appeals When applying for upliftment ...
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ESTA or study Visa?

As a practical matter, your daughter, if she travels to the US for a month, earns no money, and flies home (or at least out of the US) afterwards is not likely to run into any trouble if she travels ...
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My student visa ends on the last school day. Can I stay another day or two?

I am of Albanian nationality and we have the three month schengen visa available. Albanian citizens do not require a Schengen visa. I wanted to return on 30/06. Will there be any issues in the ...
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End-to-end Schengen and D-type visas; what is the worst that could happen if I don't re-enter the country?

The accepted answer is incorrect. It says The Schengen Borders Code does require that somebody leaves and reenter the Schengen Area so that the compliance with the 90/180 days rule can be checked. ...
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Canadian transit visa for an international student in the US

There are no special rules for foreign students in the U.S. to transit through Canada. The circumstances where a visa national can transit Canada without a visa are listed on the government website. A ...
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Indian citizen, dropped out from college on student visa in Canada

If you have a Multi Entry Canadian Temporary Residence Visa issued before you applied to be a student and still valid then you will probably be OK. This means you were considered a valid visitor even ...
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Italian with recently expired M1 student visa wants to visit Italy & return to NYC

If you want to return in M-1 status, you'll need a new M-1 visa. This is true even if your extension request is granted before you leave the US. Normally, you can get that visa while you are in Italy,...
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Can I currently (June 2020) travel from Israel to the Taba hotel area and return to Israel?

The Israel Ministry Of Health published this guidance on returning to Israel: Who is permitted to enter Israel? Entry into Israel is permitted to any citizen or resident of Israel, but they are ...
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Did I overstay my F1 visa by staying in the US for 5 months after graduation?

First of all, the visa is irrelevant. US visas are only for entry, and the visa expiration date has nothing to do with how long you can stay in the US. As F1, you were almost certainly admitted for &...
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Is it possible to obtain an electronic copy of a UK visa decision letter?

This question has a false premise: it is not necessary to present your decision letter at the border. However, it is possible nonetheless to get a copy of the decision letter for any UK visa ...
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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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Are biometrics given for visa applications, and previous history, shared with other countries?

It is well known that the governments of many countries have data sharing agreements. For example, the UK and Canada are both a part of the "Five Eyes" alliance. The UK and the European ...
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Will the UK home office know about 5 previous visa rejections in other countries?

Given the information contained in this answer in this SE:Travel question, I think the UK is extremely likely to know about your Schengen refusals. You haven't named the non-Schengen refusal ...
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Fake visa stamped in old passport, could this affect my new student visa application to the UK?

If UK immigration discover that you have used a fake visa, then it is very likely that they will deny you entry. It's not out of the question that they will effectively ban you from the UK, although ...
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Does my Italian student visa allow me to travel within the Schengen area?

Does my Italian student visa allow me to travel within the Schengen area? Yes. Your type D visa allows you to travel to other Schengen countries provided that you spend no more than 90 days in any ...
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Which national identity card number should I enter in a UK Student Visa application as an Indian UAE resident?

If you are an Indian citizen, enter your Aadhar Card number. If you are a UAE citizen, use your Emirates ID number.
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My UK Visa V3.6 Refusals looks a little different

You are not banned but if you apply you will almost certainly be refused and banned until 10 years after your 2019 refusal Suitability: false representations, deception, false documents, non- ...
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Where is the Immigration check Mumbai-Paris-Cincinatti?

Provided both flights are on the same ticket and you fly on the Paris-Cincinnati direct flight: In Mumbai, the airline will check that you have the required documentation to: Transit France airside ...
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Required to leave the UK

Unlikely, since in your case your visa, of unknown type, (leave to enter) was shortened, since the conditions on which it was issued longer apply (your withdrawal from the course). The legal term ...
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