As a regulation, before you enter any foreign country, you will need to have a visa. The type of visa that you will require to enter the respective country will depend on your purpose of visiting. Successful applicants should show that they have good intentions for visiting. One such type of visas is the temporary visa or nonimmigrant visa, which has different names in different countries – sometimes referred to as the visitor visa.
As the name suggests, a temporary visa allows the holder to stay in the foreign country for a specified period which when it elapses, he or she is required to depart. There is always a regulation that the visa should not expire if you are still in the country. However, most states can allow you to apply for an extension while in the country or not. The category of people who qualify for an extension is usually well defined in their laws.
Failure to leave the country you are visiting after the expiration of your temporary visa, you will be branded an unlawful non-citizen and the consequence it deportation. In some instances, if found breaking the law after the expiration of your stay, you may be charged and blacklisted from visiting the country again. It is prudent to ensure that you know the expiry date of your visa and make preparations for an extension if needed.
On such trips one requires a visit visa or perhaps a holiday visa, as a visit abroad entails certain requirements in the form of visa formalities such as: