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INVITATION FOR VISA
Posted October 14th, 2009 - 3:37 pm from Istanbul, Turkey
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Posted October 17th, 2009 - 3:51 pm from Lima, Peru
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Posted October 19th, 2009 - 11:11 am from Istanbul, Turkey
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Posted October 19th, 2009 - 12:19 pm by from Balatonmariafurdo, Hungary (Permalink)
Hi Ilker,

I am very sad about this procedure, but actually not just your friend, everybody has to go through this procedure if they organize you a visa. That is the law in Hungary.

If flowfish is vouching for you, why don't you try to get a visa for Germany and then travel from Germany to Hungary? You know that you will have no borders to cross, and I think your visa will be for Schengen region anyway!

I do not think that you will find somebody who is willing to go to the state department of finance and to the state department of foreign affairs to show them all of your incomes, loans, personal information just to get you a visa as long as you do not really know this person.... I have tired to do this to my bother in laws family from Egypt, and I gave up. It is just to complicated. A letter is sadly not enough.......

Sorry for this bad news, but maybe somebody does have a better idea.

Cheers
T.

Posted October 19th, 2009 - 1:18 pm from Istanbul, Turkey
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Posted October 21st, 2009 - 12:47 pm from Breda, Netherlands
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Posted November 16th, 2009 - 12:50 pm by from Barcelona, Spain (Permalink)
By the way, i also have a question about the viza... I live in Prague now and plan to go to Budapest by train or by bus. Do i get checked at the border? The thing is that i will only have czech national viza which is only valid for czech republic so it would be completely illegal for me to go abroad... but i sooo wanna go there...

Maria

Posted November 16th, 2009 - 1:04 pm from Klagenfurt, Austria
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Posted November 16th, 2009 - 1:52 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
Maria,
Legally, the national Schengen visa is valid only to 1 country only.
If you do not fly, the probability of a passport check is less than 1%. So the risk is minimal, but it is there..
We would love to have you here for sure, but he decission in yours.
cheers Andras

Posted November 16th, 2009 - 3:33 pm from Klagenfurt, Austria
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Posted November 17th, 2009 - 9:12 am by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
dear FERDI,
there is National SCHENGEN VISA.. so called LTV visa with limited territorial validity..
these are issued in special cases death in the family etc etc. a student contract whatever..

For examples nationals of Algeria may enter France but only France in certain cases . etc etc. the asylum visa is just one of the many restrictive visas..
Here we need facts my friend not emotions..
My daughter-in-law works at Consular section of the Foreign Ministry of Hungary..
Her question was from Prague to Budapest.. :-)so I think my 1% stands as well.. still.
If she is crossing a red light and the police finds her she may be expelled from the entire Schengen zone etc..
so the decision is hers.. I would not risk anything.

see you all soon cheers Andras


Posted November 17th, 2009 - 11:50 am by from Barcelona, Spain (Permalink)
It's not even a Schengen viza, it's just national czech viza and that's it.. And yes if i get caught i might be sent back to russia :((
But anyway i really hope i will find a way to come there legally, maybe i just can get a tourist viza for Hungary...

Posted November 20th, 2009 - 9:32 am by from Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany (Permalink)
I was checked a few times in the trains from Munich to Salzburg/Vienna and back, and on the way back from Austria Vianna Calling in Passau at the Border to Germany again.

In the summer i have a check inner Germany when i cross the border to Bavaria in Ulm in ICE Train and again in the Alex from Munich to Praha.

So dont feel that save, you get no check in trains when you are in border areas.

Ah and when i gone with the bus from Riga to Tallin shortly after the Estonia border the bus was stopped by the police and all passports get checked too....

So you see control is possible everywhere

Posted November 23rd, 2009 - 4:26 am from Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Posted November 23rd, 2009 - 7:30 am from Istanbul, Turkey
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