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Pasipoti | Zamakono

N’chifukwa chiyani zili zovuta chonchi?

“Ulendo waku England?? tchutchi cham’masika”

“Ngati tiganiza zopita ku Europe / UK, ndiuzeni msanga! Ndiyenera kupeza visa :’))”

Pakati pa mwezi wa February, nditangoganiza zopita ku England, ine ndi anzanga tinafufuza malo ena omwe tingapiteko ndipo tinaganiza zopita ku Canada, chifukwa ndizotsika mtengo. Apa ndi pamene Catch-22 inayamba. Pamene tinkakonzekera ulendo wathu wa ku Canada, ndipo tinkafuna kukacheza ku Toronto, Montreal, ndi Quebec, osati mzinda umodzi wokha, tinali titachedwa kale. Inali isanakwane mwezi umodzi kuchokera nthawi yopuma ya masika, koma mu nthawi ya visa, sizinali kanthu.

Anthu ena anadabwa kumva kuti ndikufuna chitupa cha visa chikapezeka kuti ndikacheze ndi mnansi wa kumpoto kwa nyengo yopuma masika. Pakadali pano, ndikungoganiza kuti ndikufunika chitupa cha visa chikapezeka m’dziko lililonse lomwe ndikufuna kupitako, kupatula mayiko akumwera chakum’mawa ndi kum’mawa kwa Asia. Pasipoti ya ku Thailand ilibe mphamvu zokwanira kuti ndipite kudziko lina, zomwe ndidzakhala nazo moyo wanga wonse.

Poyamba, ndinali ndi chiyembekezo, ndimaganiza kuti nditha kupeza visa ku Canada m’mwezi umodzi. Ndinalemba fomu yofunsira yomwe inali ndi masamba asanu ndi atatu ndipo inkawoneka ngati fomu ya msonkho. Sizinali zovuta, koma ndinafunika kufufuza motopetsa zambiri zokhudza moyo wanga. Ndinatenga zikalatazo, kuphatikizapo tsatanetsatane wa ulendo wofunikira (ndicho chifukwa chake sindinathe kulembetsa kale), mbiri ya mayiko omwe ndakhalako kwa zaka 10 zapitazi, masitatimenti anga aku banki a miyezi itatu yapitayi, ndi zikalata zotsimikizira. kuti ndine wokhala ku US mwalamulo pa visa wophunzira wanga. Kodi izo siziri zowawa kwenikweni? N’chifukwa chiyani boma la dziko lingafunike zambiri zokhudza moyo wanga kuti lingoliyendera kwa masiku angapo? Ndidatsala pang’ono kutumiza zonse ndikulipira chindapusa cha $185, koma ndidapita koyamba kukawona nthawi yodikirira chitupa cha visa chikapezeka ku Canada kwa munthu wofunsira kuchokera ku US.

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Imeneyo inali miyezi inayi yathunthu, pambuyo pa kutha kwa masika. Mwachidule, sikunali kotheka kuti ndipeze visa yaku Canada munthawi yake. Chifukwa cha zimenezi, tinayenera kusintha kumene tinali kupita kukapuma masika.

Chotero ulendo wanga wopuma kasupe wopita ku Puerto Rico unali wosangalatsa. Koma ndinamvabe chisoni chifukwa nditakonza ndi kuchitira chifundo Canada, ine, ndi akuluakulu aboma omwe amafunikira kuti ndisamutse munthuyu kuwoloka malire, chinali cholepheretsa anzanga kupitako. Ndinamva kukhalapo – tonse ndife mnofu ndi mafupa, koma mwanjira ina, thupi ili sililoledwa kuwoloka malire. Munandigwetsa pansi kwakanthawi ndinadandaula. Ndinapumira.

“Anthu inu ndinu odala kuti munabadwira m’dziko muno ndipo simuyenera kuthana ndi zamkhutu izi.”

Kenako inali April. Ndinakwezanso chiyembekezo changa ndi ndondomeko yatsopano yopita ku Ulaya kumapeto kwa chilimwe. Zoonadi theka la chaka ndi lokwanira kudutsa maulamuliro awa, sichoncho?

chabwino?

The UK si mbali ya Schengen Area, gulu la mayiko ku Ulaya amene amalola kuyenda kwaulere pakati pawo, ndipo chotero mapulani anga kupita kukaona mchimwene wanga ku Scotland ndiyeno kusamukira ku mainland Europe chofunika. awiri ma visa. Visa yaku UK ndi yofatsa chifukwa sichifuna njira yatsatanetsatane, ndipo imalola maulendo angapo bola atakhala mkati mwa miyezi isanu ndi umodzi. Koma ndidakumana ndi vuto la visa yaku UK pomwe ndimayesa kupita nawo kusukulu ya mchimwene wanga zaka zitatu zapitazo, kotero ndidachepetsa zomwe ndikuyembekezera. Chifukwa cha zomwe ndakumana nazo m’mbuyomu, ndidadziwa kuti ndiyenera kuyamba msanga.

Ndidayamba ntchito yanga mkatikati mwa Epulo, ndikudzaza masamba 14, ndikusungitsa nthawi yokumana ndi anthu kumapeto kwa Meyi ku Pittsburgh, chifukwa ndipamene ndingapeze nthawi yanga yoyambirira. Panalibenso nthawi yoti ndipite ku Boston pa semesita yotsalayo, choncho ndinayenera kusiya ntchito mlungu woyamba wa maphunziro anga. Si anthu ambiri omwe amazindikira kuti muyenera kubwera nokha kuti mudzalandire visa – nthawi zambiri amaganiza kuti ndi pulogalamu yapaintaneti yomwe imagwira ntchito mwamatsenga, koma sizili choncho. Njira yofunsira visa imaphatikizapo kupita ku ofesi ya DMV-ish (nthawi zina DMV yokha) kuti ndikatenge zala zanga ndi zithunzi. Ndine wamwayi kuti ndidapeza ofesi mumzinda womwewu womwe ndikanakhala m’chilimwe. Mayiko ena atero Osalumikizidwa office kuthana ndi izi.

Kenako

  • $135 pakugwiritsa ntchito visa yaku UK,

  • zikalata za banki,

  • Visa yanga ya ophunzira kutsimikizira kuti ndili pano movomerezeka,

  • Ndi $120 yowonjezera, mwachiwonekere ya gulu lachitatu la VFS Global, kuti Thandizeni Ndi zolemba zotumizidwa ku Embassy ya UK ku New York ndikubwerera ku Pittsburgh,

Ndidapereka pasipoti yanga ku sitolo ya UPS ku Pittsburgh nditangokumana ndi biometric kumapeto kwa Meyi, ndipo ndidatulukira. Chidziwitso chinabwera kuchokera ku VFS Global pambuyo pa Loweruka la Sabata la Chikumbutso, kundiuza kuti zolemba zanga zili pa Visas yaku UK ndi Immigration.

Ndipo aka kanali komaliza kumva kuchokera ku VFS Global.

Onani, njira yofunsira visa ndiyosawoneka bwino komanso yosawerengeka, ngakhale zotsatsa zamakampaniwa zikutsatiridwa. Chifukwa chiyani sindikuwona mndandanda wa odikira kapena zosintha zokhudzana ndi katundu wanga wamtengo wapatali, pasipoti yanga? Ngakhale matikiti a konsati adatuluka bwino – ino ndi 2022, sichoncho?! Izi zinali zambiri zomwe ndinali nazo zokhudzana ndi nthawi yayitali bwanji:

Zimatenga pafupifupi masabata a 6 kukonza zofunsira visa yoyendera alendo. Tikugwira ntchito molimbika kukonza zopempha kuti zibwerere ku mulingo wathu wamasabata atatu.

Muyenera kupeza chigamulo pa visa yanu mkati mwa masabata atatu mutangopita ku Visa Application Center … [1]

Ndinawerenga izi ndipo ndinali ndi mkwiyo. Ndikukhulupirira kuti sizidzakhala zovuta kunyamula munthu uyu yemwe akufunitsitsa kuyenda kuchokera kumalo ena kupita kwina. Nditadekha, ndinadziuza kuti:

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Kodi ndingachite chiyani kupatula kupempherera pasipoti yanga kuti ibwere posachedwa, kuti ndingobwereza ndondomeko yonseyi kuti ndipeze visa ya Schengen? Panalibe nthawi yotaya, ndidayambitsa visa ya Schengen nditangopereka pasipoti yanga, M’mbuyomu Passport yanga inabweranso kwa ine ndipo adapangana, akusewera ndi chiopsezo chosowa pasipoti yanga munthawi yake. Ntchito ya visa ya Schengen iyenera kutumizidwa kudziko lomwe mukupita, kotero ndidadzaza tsamba la Switzerland lamasamba anayi, ndikulipira ma euro 80 …

ku visa ya Schengen, The United States yonse ali ndi zinayi Maofesi othana ndi ma biometric.

Kotero, ndinayenera kuchoka ku Pittsburgh kupita ku New York kotero kuti ndikakhoze kuika zala zanga pa makina osangalatsa awa, kuti nditembenuke ndi kubwerera.

Tsiku loyamba kupezeka ku New York Consulate la visa yaku Switzerland linali… loyamba la Seputembala. Zidzakhala nditayamba ulendo wanga. Ndipo ndinalipira kale ma euro 80 kuti ndiwone kuti sindingathe. Ndi UI yoyipa yanji iyi – pomwe sindimatha kuwona nthawi zomwe zilipo mpaka nditalipira pulogalamuyo?!

“Dongosolo lazadzidzidzi: Pezani dziko lililonse lopusa panjira yofunsira ku EU ndi masiku osankhidwa ku New York…

Kwenikweni ndinali. Ndinaganiza zopita ku San Francisco…kapena Washington DC…kapena ku Atlanta…koma chifukwa sindinathe kuona nthawi zokumana nazo pokhapokha nditalipira mafomu ofunsira (omwe samasamutsa pakati pa maofesi aboma, njirayo). Sindinafune kuika ndalama zanga pachiswe. Ndidayang’ana akazembe aku Danish m’malo mwake, zomwe zidandilola kuwona masiku osankhidwa ndisanalembe (onani, sizovuta kuti musayamwe) ndipo ndidapeza kuti pali mwayi wa Julayi 1 ku Washington DC ndi Julayi 15 ku New York. Popeza sindinatsimikizire kuti pasipoti yanga idzabweranso kwa ine pa July 1, milungu inayi pambuyo potumiza pasipoti yanga, ndinapita ku New York m’malo mwake. Ndinalipira 80 euro kachiwiri.

Ngati mwasokonezeka ndi ndondomeko yonse mpaka pano, ndinganene kuti simuli nokha. Ndinasokonezekanso poyamba, ndisanadandaule, ndikugonjera, kenako ndikutsata ndikumasula zonse. Ndinaphatikiza njira ziwiri zofunsira visa pamodzi chifukwa ndinalibe zokwanira Nthawi: Miyezi yowerengeka yatsala pang’ono kulamulira kwambiri. Ngati mukufuna chitsogozo panjira iyi Ndipo the Onani zambiri kuti mufotokoze chifukwa chomwe ndakhumudwitsidwa, mwawona chosavuta Mndandanda wanthawiyi uli ngati bolodi la Candy Land lomwe limatsagana ndi nkhaniyi.

Popanda pasipoti, sindikanatha kuyenda pandege. Izi zikutanthauza kuti, choyamba, poganiza kuti ndabweza pasipoti yanga isanafike pa July 15, ndikukwera sitima kuchokera ku New York pobwerera, kapena kuti ndithetse vuto la nthawi yayitali, ndikufunsira ID ya Massachusetts. Nditha kubwerera, zomwe zimafunikira ulendo wopita ku Boston. Mwina pa sitima chifukwa cha chisokonezo ichi. Chifukwa chake ndidachita zomveka … ndikusungitsa maulendo onse apandege ndi masitima apamtunda kupita ku Boston, komwe ndimachedwetsa masiku anga a PTO kuti ndichite izi.

Pofika kumapeto kwa June, nkhawa yanga inakula. Nthawi inali kupita. ku Inali pasipoti yanga

“Ndikudabwa chifukwa chomwe ndidadzitengera ndekha mumsewu wa ma visa awiri, ID ya gulu limodzi komanso maulendo ambiri kunja kwa boma ;-;”

Mozizwitsa, pa 23, chidziwitso chodabwitsa cha UPS chidawonekera pakhomo langa. Zinali nkhani zabwino kwambiri, ngakhale kuti ndimayenera kudikirira tsiku lina kuti ndigwire dalaivala wa UPS! Masitima anga onse atha kuyimitsidwa. June 30, Boston, kwa Mass ID. Zinanditengera milungu iwiri kuti chizindikiritso chifike, ndikundisiyira masiku atatu owonjezera ndisanakwere ndege kupita ku New York kuti ndikapezeke ku Denmark. Apanso: masamba anayi ogwiritsira ntchito, zithunzi zomwe zajambulidwa posachedwa, visa yanga ya wophunzira waku US yovomerezeka, miyezi itatu ya zikalata za banki, umboni wa kulembetsa kwa MIT, tsatanetsatane waulendo, kusungitsa mahotelo ndi ndege, ndi satifiketi ya inshuwaransi yoyendera. Zinali zosangalatsa – Schengen anapempha zambiri. Monga momwe mwawonera, pali vuto linanso la Catch-22 pano: Kusungitsa mahotelo ndi ndege kumafunika kuti mulembetse visa, ndipo visa imafunika musanalowe mdziko ndikugona ku hotelo. Zopusa eti?! Pachifukwa ichi, munthu atha kugula maulendo apandege ndi mahotela omwe angathe kuthetsedwa, kapena kugwiritsa ntchito matikiti a dummy omwe amawononga madola zana limodzi ndi “kutsimikizira kuvomereza kwa visa ya Schengen”.

O, VFS Global “imathandizira” Njira yofunsira visa yaku Denmark nayonso. Kusankhidwa kwanga kwa biometrics ku Denmark kunali ku VFS HQ, komwe ogwira ntchito adawunikiranso zolemba zanga ndikuzitumiza ku Denmark Consulate m’malo mwanga. $65 kuti ndipereke pasipoti yanga njira imodzi ku Pittsburgh, popeza ndinapita kale ku New York inemwini. Kodi chiwongolero chonse ndi chiyani tsopano? Madola mazana anayi makumi asanu ndi atatu. Chidziwitso chimodzi chochokera ku VFS, ndipo pasipoti yanga idapitanso kosadziwika.

Pafupifupi masabata atatu pambuyo pake, August 4, ndilo tsiku limene nkhaniyi inalembedwa. Nkhawa yanga inakulanso, chifukwa pasipoti yanga inali itatayika nthawi yonseyi. Dzulo, kazembe wa ku Denmark anandiimbira foni kuti andipatse zikalata zina, chifukwa ndinaphonya zina mwa izo.

“O, bambo! Ndiyenera kutumiza zikalata zambiri m’masiku awiri kapena atatu otsatirawa, imodzi idapita ku New York koma antchito ena adati sindikufunika kuwatumiza. Ndili ngati.

VFS Global amathandiza Njira yofunsira visa yaku Denmark

Ndinathamangira, ndikugwira ntchito, kuti nditenge zikalata zowonjezera, nditenge chizindikiro chotumizira FedEx, ndipite kunyumba kuti ndikapeze choyambirira, ndikupita ku FedEx asanatseke 7pm sindinachite bwino, kotero ndinakwera basi kupita kumalo otumizira FedEx Pittsburgh, Yemwe idatseka 8:30pm Kupambana. Kupambana kochepa. Zolemba zanga zidaperekedwa m’mawa uno, ndipo Kazembe wa Danish adanditumizira imelo:

Zolemba zolandilidwa kudzera pa imelo komanso ndi Fedex. Palibe zopempha zinanso kuti mudziwe zambiri pakadali pano. Ntchitoyi ipitilira kukonzedwa.

Ndatsala ndi sabata imodzi ku Pittsburgh ndisanapite paulendo womwe ndinayamba kuukonzekera theka la chaka chapitacho, ndipo nditeronso. wokhalamo Kudikirira pasipoti yanga. Ulendo wonsewu ukhoza kutha. Last Catch-22, kwa iwo amene akudabwa ngati ndingayambe molawirira: Ndatsala pang’ono kugunda kapu yanga ndikangofunsira visa. Mayiko ambiri amangolola kufunsira visa paulendo miyezi itatu kapena isanu ndi umodzi pasadakhale.

Tengani malingaliro anu ngati mupita ku UK ndi Europe.

Pali njira zoyambira, koma zimabwera pamtengo wa makoswe angapo amkuwa kapena apo.

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