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Regarding childs visa [duplicate]

Apologies if this has been answered before. I have applied for a standard Visit visa to travel to UK. And I gave the details of my spouse children who would be joining during my trip. And I did ...
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What is the implication of US visa renewal application asking for a list of names and copies of all my old passports?

I am Nigerian. 20+ years ago when I was 20 years old I applied for a US visa with a passport that had my native name on it as my surname and a date of birth that was one year lower than my real date ...
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Skilled Worker Visa- Teaching Assistant [migrated]

I want to be a teaching assistant in the Uk and therefore apply for the skilled worker visa in the UK. Does anyone know how much I would have to earn if i am at the start of my career and under 26 to ...
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Am I eligible for an Australian ETA Visa with a criminal conviction?

I would like to apply for a ETA 601 visa but I'm not sure if I'm eligible or not. I reviewed the eligibility at https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/electronic-travel-...
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If I don't have ESTA, do I need to ask for the I-94W form if I drive through the US/Canada border as an Irish national?

Will I be required to fill out an I-94W at the border between Canada and the US? My friends are planning to road-trip to Canada and then come get me and enter the US by land border. If someone doesn't ...
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Once I get my US B-2 tourist visa interview, do they approve the visa at the interview?

Do they approve my B-2 visa right after the visa interview at the embassy? At the interview? Or when do they approve? How do I know?
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Passport/visa requirements for a US citizen traveling to Brazil

A) Does a US citizen with a US passport require a visa to travel to Brazil for two weeks as a tourist? B/C) Can a Brazilian citizen enter Brazil "as a foreigner" with their US passport only? ...
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Amtrak experience for an Irish passport holder entering the US from Canada

So, I just want to know what the customs procedure is like on Amtrak to NYC from Montréal once you reach the border. I have an Irish passport so I don’t need a visa. What happens when you reach the ...
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If one of my passports has been denied ESTA approval, can I use my other passport to apply for ESTA?

I just want to know if the two passports are linked. For example, if I overstayed in the US on my Irish passport's ESTA, can I still enter the US on my British passport's ESTA? Are they linked in any ...
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Penalties for overstaying a 3-month Schengen visa

I hold a US passport. If I enter and stay in a Schengen country for more than 3 months, i.e. if I overstay my Schengen visa by 6 months or more, and then wish to travel to and enter another Schengen ...
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type of visa for attending an academic conference in USA [duplicate]

I am invited to participate in a conference in USA that is happening from 16th March to 19th March of 2023. I am an Indian citizen. As far as I know, I need to apply for B1/B2 visa for this. As per ...
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X2 visa for a visit to a Chinese language school?

Ever since I heard about during the pandemic, it has been my dream to visit CLI, a language school in Guìlín (桂林) for two weeks of learning Chinese. Now that the PRC borders opened, it seems to have ...
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Does UK immigration accept normal IELTS instead of IELTS UKVI?

I am a student from India, and have applied for some PhD positions in UK universities. The projects I have applied for all require IELTS Academic, but they have not specifically mentioned UKVI. This ...
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What's the procedure for obtaining a Tourist Visa for USA?

I am a student in Romania and I want to travel to usa this summer. I need to know what is the procedure and what paperwork I need to fill in for my request. thank you
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Is it normal to have the same visa and application number as someone else on a Bahrain visa?

Is it usual to have the same visa and application number as someone else? My Bahrain visit visa has the same information as my friend, and I am now suspicious of my visa agent.
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Advise on Residency Visa for Brasilians in Portugal [migrated]

I'm looking for advise or help. My GF currently is fro Rio and currently lives and works in Portugal whilst i am living in Melbourne. We are planning for her to visit me here before we start the ...
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TLS Ghana failed to scan one of my UK visa application documents

I submitted my UK visa documents to be scanned when I went for my appointment at the visa application center, TLSContact. Three days later, I received an email from the UK visa decision center saying ...
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J1 visa application: question about arrests and convictions on DS-160 [migrated]

I am a researcher based in the UK who is affiliated with a university in the UK. I have been invited to spend three months at a reputable research institute in the US later this year and have been ...
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Sending passport from Atlanta to NY for Canadian visitor visa

I applied for a Canadian visitor visa from Bangladesh, gave my biometrics and paid fees over there. But I live in Atlanta, USA now and want to submit my passport for the visa stamping. The Canadian ...
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Can I complete my F4 Family Visa application from USA? [migrated]

Me and my family had applied for USA F4 Family Visa. Before completing our Visa application, I came to USA with F1 Student Visa. Now my family has completed their F4 Family Visa application and are ...
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Can I visit France with a Portuguese visa if I haven't yet been to to Portugal? [duplicate]

Long story short, my trip to Portugal was cancelled due to personal reasons and so I have yet to use the Schengen visa to enter the zone. Now I want to visit France but I'm scared I'll get rejected, ...
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TLScontact notified me that a final decision has been made on my visa application. Does it mean it was approved?

I received an email from TLS contact requesting that I resubmit my passport, saying that the final decision has been made. I applied for a UK visa and chose the option to keep my passport. I wanted to ...
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Can dual nationals overstay their visit in one of their countries of nationality if they enter on the wrong passport?

Hypothetical question: If you are a dual national of two countries and have two passports. Suppose this is an Australian passport and a British passport. If you are in Australia, and wish to travel to ...
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Can I go to the B visa interview (USA) with a soon to expire passport?

If I come from a country that is in the Six-Month Club (exempt from the 6 month rule), can I go to the B visa interview at the US embassy with a soon to expire passport? My passport has about a month ...
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Can a 16 year old US citizen get a temporary residence visa? [migrated]

To start off, I am 16 years old. My question is, as a US citizen, would it even be possible to move to Germany to be with my boyfriend and his family permanently? Is there even a visa for that? We ...
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How can I change the location of my fiancé's immigration interview in Africa?

What is the current status of the US embassies in Africa regarding changing the location of the immigration interview for my fiance? Are all US embassy locations in Africa able to process the ...
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How to obtain a Thai visa for a baby without a passport?

A couple with a baby is travelling to Thailand as tourists (both parents have a three month tourist visa obtained from a Thai consulate outside of Thailand). What visa does the baby need and how is it ...
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Can Nepalese citizens residing abroad enter India without a visa?

I am a Nepalese citizen living in Melbourne. I have to travel to India for 40 days. My question is, do I have to get a visa to travel to India as I'm currently living in Melbourne? I have my Nepalese ...
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I have not received any email confirmation of my Australian eVisitor visa, but I have a grant number

I have not received any email confirmation of my Australian eVisitor visa, but I have a grant number. I checked on the VEVO (Visa Entitlement Verification Online) and there is a grant number. Is this ...
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Proof of means financial support and proof of financial resource of supporter for Canadian visitor visa [duplicate]

is letter of financial support from sponsor enough to fill as explanation for those two slots in Canada visitor visa application?
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List of transit visa requirements

I'm writing a program that helps plan travel, mostly for people with passports on the not-so-good end of the Henley Index. I need a table of countries x passport showing transit visa/TWOV ...
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Is Health Insurance a Requirement for Italy National D Visa Application for UK Citizens

I am from the UK and applying for a national D visa for subordinate work. I have been told a few times that I will need health insurance as part of the visa application. For instance this article ...
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What are the effects of submitting multiple UK visa applications?

Will a UK spouse visa application automatically cancel any ongoing administrative review, appeal, or pre-action protocol for a previous application?
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Is it ever harmful to bring my second passport as a precaution?

I am a dual citizen of Hong Kong and the Philippines, and I am traveling from Hong Kong to Japan. Japan does not require visas for Hong Kong passport holders, so I used my Hong Kong passport to buy a ...
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Can I get into Denmark after my study visa has expired and use the 90 day rule? [duplicate]

I have a bit of a complicated situation. I have completed a semester abroad in Copenhagen from Australia over this past semester and am doing some post semester travel. My visa/residence permit ...
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South Africa tourist visa renewal for digital nomad/expat [migrated]

I am looking for a visa option to make South Africa my semi-permanent home. I would like to apply for 2-3 separate tourist visas each year and extensions for each, ideally spend a combined 8-10 months ...
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UK visa application form questions

I’m 22 and I’m applying for a tourist visa from Nigeria. My father is my sponsor. He is paying for everything. I have some questions concerning the form. What does the section that says “ How much ...
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How do I get a transit visa for Riyadh?

I hold the passport of India. I am currently based in Portugal. I will be traveling to India on a multi airline flight from Lisbon -> Riyadh -> India I will be changing the airline in Riyadh, ...
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Do I need a return ticket to travel to the US on F-1 visa?

I'm traveling to the US from Norway on F-1 visa. I just received this generic e-mail from the Airline. If you are a non-US citizen or resident flying to the US, you must be able to provide proof of a ...
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Translated documents to apply for a UK visa [duplicate]

I have a temporary visa in France and I am intending to apply for a UK Standard Visitor visa. I know that I need to translate some of my documents from French to English. Is it possible to translate ...
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Does the US interview waiver program apply to people with a prior refusal of a non-US visa?

According to the US interviewer waiver qualifications, it states that: the applicant must not have been refused a visa since the issuance of the previous visa, or had a visa revoked, or have ever ...
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Is travel between Italy and the UK limitless with a Permesso di Soggiorno?

I am a UK national and will be moving to work in Italy with a contract of 3 years during which I will receive a Permesso di Soggiorno The current National Visa (D) Form form has a field: Number of ...
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If a friend is willing to support my visit, can I use their details in a Canadan visa application?

I have been friends with someone in Canada for years. Can I use their statements and other details in my visa application as long as that person is willing to support me?
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Effect of trip cancellation on Schengen visa record?

My friend obtained his first ever Schengen visa for tourism (single entry). However, he will not be able to make the trip in the end, for personal/health reasons. I am wondering which of those 3 ...
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Is it my fault or travel agency to sell me ticket that requires me to get a visa during my transit

My flight was supposed to be from Ho Chi Minh city (Vietnam) to Toronto, transiting In Dublin Doha. Upon buying the ticket I googled if I need a transit visa and the answer was NO for my nationality. ...
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Renewal of visa refused but still have a valid one [duplicate]

My parents have a valid visistor visa to canada till march. They started the renewal process a while ago and now recieved a refusal for renewal. Would their old visa be still valid? Given they have ...
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Colombia: financial requirements for tourists seem excessive

I am a South African citizen and last year I traveled to Colombia for tourism. As a South African, I needed a visa. I am planning another visit but since October this year the rules have changed. ...
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Will my current Chinese visa (2023) still be valid if I renew my UK passport? [duplicate]

I have a UK passport which will expire in May 2023 along with my current Chinese Visa. I was hoping to return to the UK and renew my passport as travel restrictions are getting easier. There have been ...
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Which Schengen country can I apply to for long-term type C visas?

I always have this worry, and that includes, applying for a Schengen visa for longer periods. Like here is what I mean, I want to apply for a schengen visa for first time entry, and I would like to ...
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My old passport was damaged, I got new one [duplicate]

My old Indian passport was damaged in water so I applied new passport. I got a new passport but it’s without stamps and on my old passport they mentioned (passport cancelled.visa if any valid) what ...

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