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Q: if i fly alone as an egyptian minor to italy without a visa, can i get deported or do i get residence?

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Min Hwan Ahn
Min Hwan Ahn
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Philadelphia, PA

A: As an Egyptian minor traveling alone to Italy without a visa, you may face difficulties and consequences, including the possibility of being refused entry or deported.

The rules for minors traveling alone vary by country, and it is important to check the specific requirements for Italy before traveling. In general, minors traveling alone are required to have a valid passport and may also be required to have additional documentation, such as a notarized letter of consent from a parent or guardian.

In Italy, minors who enter the country without the proper documentation, including a visa, may be subject to deportation. Additionally, if you are unable to provide adequate proof of your identity, purpose of travel, and financial support, you may be denied entry and returned to your country of origin.

It is important to note that obtaining a visa or residency permit in Italy can be a complex process, and it is recommended to seek the assistance of an immigration lawyer or qualified professional.

James L. Arrasmith
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Sacramento, CA

A: If you are an Egyptian minor and you travel to Italy without a visa, you may be denied entry by the Italian authorities and could be deported. In general, non-EU citizens are required to obtain a visa before entering Italy or any other EU country, unless they are exempt from visa requirements under certain conditions.

Minors traveling without a parent or legal guardian may also face additional scrutiny or requirements, such as a letter of consent from a parent or guardian or proof of financial means to support themselves during their stay.

If you are allowed to enter Italy without a visa, you would typically be granted permission to stay in the country for a limited period of time, depending on the purpose of your visit and your specific circumstances. However, overstaying your permitted period of stay could result in fines, deportation, or other penalties.

It's important to note that international travel can be complex and involves many different rules and regulations, including those related to visas, passports, and entry requirements. It's always a good idea to consult with a qualified immigration attorney or other professional for guidance and advice on your specific situation.

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