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List of Travel Visa FAQ

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What happens to my unexpired visas in my old passport?  
Question: I changed my name through the courts and have to get a new passport. But I have a 10-year visa to India that doesn't expire for a while and …

How do I apply for a tourist visa to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia? 
Question: I am planning to visit my students for a 2-week vacation in December (not business)from the USA to Jeddah, Kuwait, Qatar, and Dubai. Do I need …

Chinese visa requirements for child adopted from China but American citizen 
Question: Hi. We will travel for vacation to China. My daughter was born in China, she is adopted and is an American citizen with a US passport. Do …

China visa for China born adopted daughter - second trip 
Question: This is our second trip to China and I wanted to know what needs to be submitted to get my daughter's visa. For the first one, we submitted …

How can I visit Uzbekistan doing the right procedure? 
Queston: My name is Jorge and I'm a contractor for the U.S. Army working in AFGHANISTAN. On September 12th my company will fly me from AFGHANISTAN …

Can I drive through China from India in a private car? 
Question: I would like to go to the Taj Mahal in India & some other places there, buy a Tato-nano & drive to Russia (where I will meet with some students …

Can I visit Iran and Azerbaijan then back to Iran before flying back to the U.S.? 
Question: Can I visit Iran for two weeks and then fly 50-minutes to Azerbaijan for a week and then back to Iran for a day before flying back to the U.S.? …

How can I renew my US passport and still keep a 10-year Indian Visa? 
Question: I applied for and got a 10-year Indian Visa dated 6 September 2007 to 5 September 2017. My US passport needs to be renewed but before I start …

Can valid visas from foreign countries be transfered to a new passport? 
Question: I will have to renew my existing passport and have some visas that have not expired yet. Since these cost time and money, what can be done …

What do I need to get a visa to Saudi Arabia? 
Question: We are a software company trying to open our market in the Middle East. Our local agent requested and secured a Visa approval from Saudi Aramco. …

Is there a Thailand consulate in Texas? 
Question: I am going to Austin, Texas soon and want to get a 2-month tourist visa to Thailand. Is there a Thai consulate that I can go to in either …

Is it possible to get expedited visas to Vietnam and Cambodia simultaneously? 
Question: If we send our passports in to get multiple-entry visas to Vietnam within 5 days, can we also receive visas to Cambodia at the same time? Or …

passport expires but I have a 5 year visa for a foreign country that has 4+ years remaining 
Question: My passport expires in August but I have a 5 year visa for a foreign country that has 4+ years remaining. Will that Visa transfer to my …

How many blank pages are needed for visas (I only have 2 pages left)? 
Question: We travel extensively - our passports run out in 2 and 5 years, but we have only 2 blank pages left. How blank pages are necessary? Answer: …

Can you help an Ecuadorian from Guayaquil expedite a visa to the US? 
Question: I'm trying to help an Ecuadorian citizen, currently in Guayaquil, Ecuador, get a business visa to come to the US for a couple of weeks. …

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