10 votes

Private visa agency in Thailand

The only fee for overstaying in Thailand is the per-day overstay fee, which is capped at 20,000 THB. Add that to the cost of flying to the UK (around 50,000 THB tops) he should need no more than 70,...
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6 votes

Think I have overstayed in Denmark, as an EU citizen but I need to apply for residency, what are the consequences?

The way EU law is structured, EU citizens cannot really “overstay” and technicalities like that should not have an incidence on your right to reside in another EU country. Think of it as being late on ...
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5 votes

Overstay in US and married to a US citizen

You are going to need a lawyer. The problems you have to overcome are many, including: A multi-year overstay A previous marriage and divorce, which will cast doubt on your current marriage An ...
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5 votes

How can my wife get the permission to enter into UK?

If she left at her own expense over 2 years ago, overstaying should not be a problem for either a visit or a spouse visa. A "spouse visa" (if you want to live in the UK) requires the British partner ...
5 votes

Will my US overstay affect my chances of getting a UK Work Visa

It might. According to the Treaty between US and UK on Immigration Information Sharing: “Information” means data on Nationals of a Third Country seeking authorization to transit through, travel to,...
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5 votes

Overstayed VWP, what to do?

Adjustment of status in your circumstances would only be possible if you had an immediate relative US citizen to sponsor you. Assuming that neither of your parents is a US citizen, and that you are ...
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5 votes

What do I need to go back to US to immigrate or study?

Since you left the US after accruing more than 1 year of "unlawful presence", you triggered a 10-year ban, which will end in January 2026. (Not sure why you left the US. If you stayed in the US after ...
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5 votes

Overstaying between residence permits

Never overstay your permission to stay anywhere in any circumstances. When you apply for a visa, your history is looked into in detail, and they are looking for reasons to reject the application. If ...
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5 votes

Overstayed in Germany by a day, applying to work at US university

Your decision on how to proceed here (reveal or not reveal what happened in Germany) carries significant risk. If you do not reveal what happened in Germany, and whoever’s looking at your denial ...
4 votes

Overstaying between residence permits

Not without an additional visa. I guess however, since it is just to bridge the gap between two residence permits, that it should be no problem for you to get a short-term (type C) visa for the period ...
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4 votes

Overstay in US and married to a US citizen

Since you are immigrating as the spouse of a US citizen, you are in the Immediate Relative category, so all that is needed is that you entered the US legally (which you did). Whether you are in status ...
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4 votes
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Overstayed in Germany by a day, applying to work at US university

I would like to follow up and pose an answer to my question. The first thing I would recommend anyone in similar circumstances doing is taking a deep breath, taking a step back, and getting proper ...
3 votes

Can I legally remain in the US for a few days after I-94 expiration date, due to Ongoing Medical Treatment

I am guessing based on your 6-month admission that you are probably on B2 visitor status. If you are on B2 status, you should apply for a B2 Extension of Stay (EOS) before your current B2 status ...
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3 votes
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UK Nationality Applications and Previous Overstays

As the UKVI published its Good character: nationality policy guidance on 27 July 2017, it seems a good time to take up the gauntlet thrown down by @GayotFow (albeit long overdue). Annex D to chapter ...
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3 votes

Would UK visa/entry problems affect getting a visa for other countries?

All of the countries you've listed require that you disclose your immigration history, including removals, refusals, and bans. Not doing so is a bad idea, and can result in visa denials, refusals, ...
  • 4,598
3 votes

Overstayed on Schengen visa in Denmark, applied for permanent spouse visa, will it be granted?

According to OP: Well! I got the spouse visa, but the Danes sure took their time. It was granted 6 months after the application! The delay was the most unpleasant thing ever! But it was all ...
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3 votes

What happens if my second year visa gets refused while I am in New Zealand and have no money for a flight out of the country?

You should contact your embassy or consulate in the host country. One of the jobs of the consular staff is to help their citizens when they are in trouble. The embassy might extend a loan to buy a ...
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3 votes

Overstaying in Norway?

Assuming the child has now been born in Norway, you no longer have a problem. For the benefit of others, I will answer as if it is still December 2015 and your visa has not yet expired. If you have ...
3 votes
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Overstayed Schengen visa, then married - can I leave safely?

The simplest solution is, after the marriage has taken place, is to go to the Italian Immigration office (or local Anagrafe) and apply for an Article 10 residence card (Family member of a Union ...
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2 votes

Can you apply for a student visa to UK after receiving an order of removal in the US?

He might answer that question with "don't know" and then add an explanation what actually happened. He was obviously not deported or removed. Whether he was "required to leave the country", when a ...
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2 votes

Can I get an Ancestry visa after a previous overstay?

While you may be eligible and apply to enter the UK under the Ancestry program, it is still a visa application process and you will need to provide quite a few documents, in addition to your current ...
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2 votes

I won the dv lottery but will my past uk removal affect my application?

It might affect, it might not, but you will not gain anything by waiting. You need to apply, disclose everything they ask (but do not volunteer anything). If you have resources, consider hiring a ...
2 votes

Applying for Spain Student Visa from USA but I've overstayed in the past

Overstay is not an issue as long as you can provide a valid reason for the same, What I would suggest is to explain the reason for overstay in your letter of intent/ statement of purpose when ...
2 votes
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Probable issues when exiting Schengen area on expired residence permit

It's not obvious that she is actually staying illegally in Berlin at the moment. This requirement to exit and reenter to trigger the 90-day visa-free short stay is nowhere to be found in the Schengen ...
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2 votes

We inadvertantly overstayed our visa on a visit to Israel - what should we do?

This is probably the point where you should get some legal advice. Prepare a letter stating all the facts including all available original documentation. This letter should be as detailed as ...
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2 votes
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Visiting other Schengen countries using a Schengen residence permit - seeking clarification of the exact meaning of "90 days per 180 day period"

They may visit other Schengen area countries (outside of country A where they have a residence permit) up to 90 days per 180 day period countries B, C, D etc. The days in country A or outside the ...
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2 votes

Overstayed Schengen visa, then married - can I leave safely?

As the spouse of an Italian citizen, your wife will benefit from freedom of movement rights when traveling with you (or to join you), so no ban will be possible. It's very unlikely that an officer ...
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1 vote

Overstay in Germany

I did request for an appointment regarding the residence permit for which I have also sent the documents. ... , the authorities charged an offense letter. I explained them about the situation but they ...
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1 vote

Returning to US with K1 after overstaying visa

Either fiance visa before marriage, or immigrant visa after marriage, should be okay. Fiance visas and immigrant visas should not be denied unless there is a ban or they are not convinced of the ...
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Does overstaying on a previous visit result in automatic refusal?

Would my application be automatically refused if I were to apply? No. An overstay such as you describe would not trigger an automatic refusal https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/general-...
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