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Visa on arrival to exit airport in Russia

If you are a citizen of Vietnam then you will need a visa to visit Russia, even for less than one day. There is no visa on arrival; you must obtain the visa in advance. Having a Schengen visa is of no ...
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Using Schengen visa to enter Mexico

As stated by Timatic, the database used by airlines, yes you can. Visa required, except for passengers with a valid visa issued by Canada, Japan, USA, United Kingdom or a Schengen Member State ...
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UK Standard Visitor visa refusal. Should I reapply?

You have a refusal because the ECO did not appear to examine evidence that was favourable to you. When your bundle was returned, the relevant documents were missing. Last February there was an ...
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Is it okay to fly from a Swiss airport to Vietnam with German residence permit?

Your residency permit is valid for the entire Schengen area, not just for Germany itself. Therefore you may fly from Switzerland or just about any other Schengen airport. Enjoy your trip.
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What visas do Vietnamese and Americans require for travelling to New Zealand from Australia?

As stated by Timatic, the database used by airlines, Americans do not need a visa for New Zealand. Visa required, except for Nationals of USA for a maximum stay of 3 months. As for Vietnamese: ...
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Student refused UK visitor visa

The ECO seems to consider those funds to be funds parking. You did not explain to his satisfaction that you did not just borrow the money, which is something many applicants to to make their bank ...
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Is a South Korea visa needed for transit in Incheon?

No. From TIMATIC courtesy KLM: / 03NOV16 / 2018 UTC National Viet Nam (VN) /Residence USA (US) Embarkation USA (US) /Transit Korea (Rep.) (KR) Destination Viet Nam (...
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Apply for a Korean visa in Japan

You should be able to apply from Japan If you are currently a resident of Japan, regardless of your nationality, you should be able to apply for a visa for the Republic of Korea (henceforth South ...
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Do I need a visa to transit through South Korea?

Airline agents go by Timatic, which states: Passengers with a visa issued by Australia, Canada, New Zealand or USA to nationals of any country except for China (People's Rep.), Cuba, Iran, ...
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Do I need a visa to transit through South Korea?

From http://www.immigration.go.kr/HP/IMM80/imm_04/imm_p01/vm2.jsp: Visa-free Entry for tour and transit Nationals of the countries below can enter Korea without a Korean visa for a stay of up ...
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Can I use valid US B1/B2 visa to transit in NY & LA?

A visitor visa is always superior to a transit visa. If you can enter and visit (or reside in) a country, you can also transit there. So yes, absolutely, you can use your B1/B2 visa.
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My current insurance doesn't fulfill the requirements for a Schengen visa. Can I buy extra insurance in addition to my existing one?

Having two (or even more insurances) is certainly not illegal: the insurance companies are more than happy to take as much of your money as possible. There might be potential issues if you've arranged ...
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Does a Vietnamese studying in France need a visa for a short visit to Macedonia?

I was in a very similar situation, yet my passport is Colombian. I was allowed entrance into Macedonia and all the Balcans region (except Serbia) with my Schengen student visa (titre de sejour).
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Can I enter Switzerland from Vietnam with a German residence permit?

Yes, holders of residence permits from any Schengen member state are allowed to pass through other member states on their way to the member state that issued the residence permit. This holds even if ...
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My US visa was approved at the interview, then refused a few days later on the DS160 form status

It seems plausible that you failed to overcome the presumption of immigrant intent. Basically, all applicants for US non-immigrant visas (including B-1, B-2, and F-1) are assumed by default to want ...
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Can I travel to a specific country by transitting at an intermediate country?

As a Vietnamese citizen, you need to obtain a Schengen visa (a normal transit visa) in order to transit through Stockholm. There are two kinds of transit, airport (airside) transit and a normal ...
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Can I re-enter the US if I lost my passport that has my visa?

The US will allow you to re-enter with only your green card, unless you have lost your permanent residence status (more below). Vietnam may require you to have a passport before you leave, however, ...
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Can a Vietnamese use a Schengen visa to visit Israel?

I'm afraid you need a visa. From TIMATIC (courtesy KLM): / 27JAN17 / 0828 UTC National Viet Nam (VN) /Destination Israel (IL) Israel (IL) Passport required. - Passports and ...
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Do I need a transit visa at Haneda when self transferring?

Timatic tells us: Visa Visa required. TWOV (Transit Without Visa): Passengers with a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country on the same calendar day. They must stay in the ...
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How many items can one buy and bring back home from Japan?

Found it in https://www.vietnamonlinevisas.com/vietnam-customs-regulations/ Items whose total value does not exceed VND 10,000,000 Chances that her personal laptop and phone are exempt since they &...
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Apply for a Korean visa in Japan

Hey fellow Vietnamese. You can do it in Japan. It takes 2 days with the cost of 2000 JPY. Process is simpler than in Vietnam. I have got my VISA multiple times in both Vietnam and Japan. It's always ...
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Vietnamese passport validity for early renewal

No, your new passport will expire in Aug 2027 According to Nghị định 94/2015/NĐ-CP: Điều 1. Sửa đổi, bổ sung một số điều của Nghị định số 136/2007/NĐ-CP Khoản 2 Điều 4 về thời hạn của các ...
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Can I enter Switzerland from Vietnam with a German residence permit?

As stated in Timatic, the database used by airlines: Visa required, except for Passengers with a residence permit issued by Germany for a maximum stay of 90 days [within 180 days] So yes, you ...
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I have someone who has a green card and holds a Vietnamese passport and wants to travel to Israel for a pilgrimage

Green card is not a travel document. You can't use it to for travel. Vietnamese citizens/passport holders are required to obtain B/2 Visitor visa, here is the link of how to do it.
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How many items can one buy and bring back home from Japan?

There are normally no legal limits, but customs will want dues for everything above a certain amount. Look up what the free amount for your country is, and what are the customs dues for anything above....
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Apply for Korean Visa in Japan as an exchange student

Embassy of Republic of Korea in Japan: {Written in Korean, translated by me} General Sightseeing (C-3-9) Visa details: Trips less than 90 days, visa valid for 3 months Required form: ...
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Do we need a visa? Vietnamese with Australian visa travelling SYD-TPE-ICN-TPE-SYD

According to the Timatic, they have full right to forbid entrance to Korea. The exemptions are clearly transit extensions. Your itinerary SYD - TPE - ICN - X/TPE - SYD is a simple round trip and can't ...
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