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Schengen overview community wiki to avoid duplicates

Suggested Syntax: **Question** - [link to dupe] (possibly comments) Where should I apply? Can I apply for a Schengen visa at a country where I'm not a citizen? If so, under what conditions? ...
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Can we actually merge questions along with their answers, rather than marking one as a dupe of another?

It is indeed possible to merge questions, but by default they're closed as duplicates rather than merged together. You can read more about merged posts in this Meta post. If you see a question that ...
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Proposed canonical on V 4.2 a+c (and sometimes e)

Answer Draft You applied for a Standard Visitor Visa and received a refusal. Your refusal notice provided an explanation and referred to Paragraphs V 4.2 (a) and {c} (and sometimes sub paragraph 'e'). ...
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Proposed canonical on V 4.2 a+c (and sometimes e)

Good idea, it really needs addressing as so many questions here are so closely related. It would be useful to have an updated canonical.Here's what I would propose as the question: Q: UK visa refusal ...
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Schengen overview community wiki to avoid duplicates

Core documents to be used as part of answering questions: Schengen Visa Code - explains the rules for issuing Schengen visas Schengen Borders Code - spells out nuances related to crossing the ...
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Do I need a transit visa?

Here is a list of visa master/canonical transit visa questions. Even though some refer to specific nationalities, I included only those where the accepted or most upvoted answer is useful for any ...
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US visas overview community wiki to avoid duplicates

1 ESTA and VWP What is the US Visa Waiver Program and what is an ESTA? In practice, what is the distinction between ESTA and visas? Official ESTA application website and are the others scams? Dual ...
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Canonical question on Indian passport damage

Yes let's create a canonical and start closing questions about damaged passports. Nipping this in the bud is the best way to go about it IMHO.
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UK visas overview community wiki to avoid duplicates

Suggested Syntax: **Question** - [link to dupe] (possibly comments) Visa requirements at application stage Should I submit bank statements when applying for a UK Visa? What do they say about me? ...
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"application-status" tag

I think that especially now that we're getting bigger we can see which questions are asked the most often and what their variations are. This means we can make purposefully designed canonical ...
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The definitive "how to travel with multiple passports" Q&A

I agree there is an underlying ‘theme” to the various scenarios as I think they all render down to little more than a single factor. Basically “is the person currently to inspect the passport ...
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UK visas overview community wiki to avoid duplicates

Core documents to be used as part of answering questions: Immigration Rules Appendix V: visitor rules Visitor: supporting documents guide https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/common-travel-area
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Netiquette for summarizing other answers in a new answer

I think summarising is great in general. I vaguely recall some FAQ encouraging it. After all, the whole point of the Q&A format is to get comprehensive, self-contained answers to each question, ...
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Proposed canonical on UK visa supporting documents

Proposed Question: What supporting documents should I include in my UK visa application? There seems to be a consistent pattern on TSE, with scores of questions about what documentation best ...
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Proposal: canonical question for post-submission anxiety

'Post-submission anxiety' is ubiquitous in all walks of life, submission of a draft to a publisher, submission of a resignation, a mortgage application, and virtually anything else you can think up. ...
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Question about name mismatches

A single canonical must be created covering all the typical cases and all future questions should be closed as a dupe, no exceptions. Feel free to start one :)
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Creating a canonical question for Visa Run - does it make sense?

No, such a question would be a list question and therefore inappropriate by StackExchange standards. However you may ask about whether or not visa runs are acceptable in a particular country.
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If I have a more general answer, should I create a new general question?

It's definitely a good idea to create a brand new generic question and to provide links to it wherever relevant. I would question the wisdom of closing existing questions as duplicates, at least if ...
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If I have a more general answer, should I create a new general question?

Yes, please create a new canonical and mark all the previous questions on topic as duplicates.
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Authoritative question about layover checkins

There might be some scope to improve the answer but you have mentioned Please edit this answer with impunity, if you can add any information or corrections (and IMO making the answer a wiki one would ...
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