For questions regarding the overstay of permission to remain in a territory

When entering a country or territory, a traveller is given permission to stay in that territory until a specified date. It is important to make sure that before that date, a traveller does one of two things:

  1. Leaves the territory
  2. Extends their permission to stay

Failure to do this will mean that after the specified date, the traveller will be overstaying their permission to stay. The penalties for this are usually harsh, and can include imprisonment, deportation, and blacklisting from entering that territory.

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