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Document authorizing a person to enter, stay in, or leave a territory

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Travel visa: Document authorizing a person to enter, stay in, or leave a territory
A visa is a conditional authorization granted by a territory to a foreigner, allowing them to enter, remain within, or to leave that territory. Visas typically may include limits on the duration of the foreigner's stay, areas within the country they may enter, the dates they may enter, the number of permitted visits or an individual's right to work in the country in question. Visas are associated with the request for permission to enter a territory and thus are, in most countries, distinct from actual formal permission for an alien to enter and remain in the country. In each instance, a visa is subject to entry permission by an immigration official at the time of actual entry, and can be revoked at any time. A visa most commonly takes the form of a sticker endorsed in the applicant's passport or other travel document.

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Visa To Help Small Businesses Make It Through The Pandemic [Video]

Visa To Help Small Businesses Make It Through The Pandemic

Visa is taking action to help small and midsize businesses (SMBs) overcome the coronavirus pandemic. Forty-three percent of small business owners said they only have enough money to last six months...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

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