Visa Law Guide, Resources & information
A visa (short for the Latin carta visa, lit. "the document has been seen") is a document issued by a country giving a certain individual permission to formally entrance to the country during the period of time and for certain purposes.
Most countries want ownership of a valid visa as a condition of entry for foreigners, though there exist exemption schemes (see passport for examples of such schemes). Visas are typically stamped or attached to the recipient's passport.
Visas are affiliated with the request for permission to enter (or exit) a country, and thus distinct from actual formal permission for an alien to enter and remain in the country.This formal permission granted by stamping the visa and, in some cases, by providing an additional document as proof of status
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