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You won't get in trouble for arriving at the airport without a visa. Instead, the airline you're flying won't let you on the plane to depart in the first place. They can check the status of electronic visas at the time you check in. They do this because the airline is responsible for transporting you back out of the country if you are refused entry. If you ...


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If you're making a day trip to the UK and then back to the place you arrived from, then you're not in transit, and a transit visa wouldn't do you any good. You'd need a Standard Visitor Visa, which must be applied for in advance. The 8 days you have until you leave will probably not be enough for this application to be completed unless you pay for super-...


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As Greg Hewgill notes, the airline will not allow you to board. The airline will generally use a database of visa requirements (e.g. Timatic) and will determine what documents you require based on the passport you present. So if you present a passport that requires a visa to enter Brazil, they will know you require a visa, regardless of what country you're ...


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You can't take any legal action against the airline because you were correctly denied boarding. Your itinerary crossed though two airports in the Schengen area, so you would have needed a regular Type C short-stay Schengen visa to go through immigration in Rome, and exit immigration in Paris. Even a transit visa would not be enough. If your itinerary had ...


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TWOV (Transit without visa) via Saudi Arabia: Passengers transiting through Dammam (DMM), Jeddah (JED) or Riyadh (RUH) with a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country within 12 hours. They must stay in the international transit area of the airport and have documents required for the next destination. Source: Timatic I do ...


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Transit visas are for entering a country where the only purpose – or, at least, the main purpose – is to connect to transport to a third country. Your purpose for visiting the UK is purely tourism: you want to spend a few hours visiting and then return to the country you came from. You can't do that on a transit visa: you need a ...


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This is unfortunately not possible. The US does not issue visas on arrival, and the airline most likely won't let you board the plane without one. Peru is also not a VWP country so you won't be able to use an ESTA instead of a visa. Given how soon your flight is, you won't be able to get a visa in time so the only option is to change your flight. Edit: as ...


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Yes, you can leave airport by yourself for up to 96 hours. See the "Travellers who are nationals of India" at the bottom, as there are some additional requirements if your US visa is a single-entry visa. There is nothing near the airport, but taxi from airport to Marina Bay Sands and downtown area takes about 20-25 minutes. MRT to downtown would take about ...


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US generally does not allow a 'sterile' transit in the international section of an airport, as is common in most other countries. If you have a connecting flight in the US, even when directly coming from abroad and leaving to a different country, you will be and must be entitled to regularly enter the US as a visitor. As a Greek citizen, you would usually ...


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According to this website (Embassy of Japan in Canada), the cost of a transit visa is C$8.00. By the way: No visa required for all nationalities if you are transiting through Japan within the same airport without leaving the secured area. (Source.)


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The Irish Department of Justice and Equality provides a page where you can check the requirements. By entering the details you provided in your question (Indian citizen, transiting in Ireland) you reach this page. The headline "You do not need a transit visa" is unfortunately misleading in your case, as the page lists further conditions which apply to ...


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Canada is on New Zealand’s list of visa waiver countries. Canadian citizens don’t need a visa to enter New Zealand for short visits of up up to 3 months https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas/apply-for-a-visa/about-visa/transit-visa


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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. Per Qatar Airways, anybody can transit through Doha, Qatar without a visa as long as they don't leave the airport. Turkey's transit visa policy is covered here:...


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No. An airport transit visa does not allow you to pass through border controls into the Schengen area. To fly from Munich to Frankfurt, you need to clear the border control point, entering the Schengen area in Munich. The trip therefore counts as a "short stay" under the Schengen codes, not as an airport transit. To follow the indicated itinerary, ...


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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 documentation is required. If you complete the form here with your information you will see that a visa is not required for transit if you stay in the transit area. ...


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Here are some more things you should be aware of: 1) the airline doesn't check if I have a visa and I'm able to board the flight Greg and Zach both mentioned correctly that airlines do check your eligibility to be landed at the destination; as they are fined and are responsible for repatriation if you are inadmissible. 2) the visa will be approved ...


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Since the UK doesn't operate exit checks you can just buy a ticket and fly home. Airlines give passport information about their passengers to the authorities in advance, but the UK's main interest at this point will be to see you gone, so they have no interest in trying to stop you from leaving. Do not expect to be let back in anytime soon (no matter how you ...


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No. You will need to stay within the international zone of the airport. You do have an exemption from the requiring an ATV but those exemptions do not allow an entry in the Schengen area. Airport Transit Visa You remain in the airport’s international zone while waiting for the transfer flight to your final destination, and your final destination is ...


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United's version of the Timatic software/database states that you do not need a visa for Fiji but you should have evidence of onward travel. You also will need: Vaccination against yellow fever required if arriving within 10 days after leaving or transiting countries with risk of yellow fever transmission. The Fijian Embassy in Washington D.C. sums it ...


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Since you're on Singapore airlines, I would enquire about the stopover benefits from flying Singapore airlines. This could be anywhere between: Hotel + Attractions for 1 night for $1 per person (possible couples only though). Valid for Australia, possible others, stay for $1. Or a simple one-night fee for the full package, usually at a very reduced price. ...


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It's good that you already found the official information by the German government, but it is better to look up visa requirements in the software Timatic, because that's what the airline will use to decide whether they let you board or not, and it also gives you the most up-to-date information. I like the interfaces provided by Emirates and Olympic Air, ...


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Assuming you have a single ticket connecting through Singapore, you are eligible for VFTF and do not need a Singaporean visa. ICA is the official site of Singapore Immigration and is authoritative here. VFS is a commercial visa service and their page doesn't directly contradict the ICA site, they just don't mention the VFTF at all. Obligatory note: you're ...


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The airline is perfectly capable of telling you whether a visa is needed in this scenario; they have a shared database called Timatic which is used for this purpose, and they use it to verify your documents when you check in for your flight. It's not clear why they refused to tell you over the phone, but I can make some uncharitable guesses. Anyway, ...


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You will need a transit visa. As a foreign resident of a GCC country you still require a visa to leave the airport, or have a transit time of more than 24 hours, only people who are citizens of GCC countries are exempt from visas. You are able to obtain the visa at the airport for KD2. Although citizens of GCC countries can travel to Kuwait visa-free, ...


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You don't need any kind of visa to travel around inside the USA.


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You would not need a visa to transit Thailand, when you're making a connection of not more than 12 hours. For a long period, such as a two-day visit, you would need to secure a transit visa in advance. From Thailand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Transit Visa This type of visa may be issued to applicants who wish to enter the Kingdom for the following ...


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All citizens of Pakistan require a visa in order to enter Turkey, however there are a few different types of visas available. If you currently hold a valid/unexpired visa or residence permit for a Schengen area country, Ireland, the United Kingdom or the United States, then you will be able to apply for an eVisa, or obtain a visa on arrival once you get to ...


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My reading of our earlier answer is that you will need a full visa, not a transit visa, if you leave the sterile zone to collect and re-check luggage. If your tickets are on one reservation and you check your luggage through to India, you can stay airside and do not need any visa whatsoever. You are eligible for a visa on arrival at a cost of 2000 Thai Baht. ...


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Yes, you do. From Transit visas: The following situations do not require a transit visa: Foreign nationals flying over the territory of the Russian Federation without changing flights in the country; Foreign nationals flying with an international airline and changing flights in the Russian Federation, at the same airport on both the outward ...


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