The Full form of VISA is Visitors International Stay Admission. VISA is considered as one of the most important document when a person is travelling to some other country. VISA means charta visa, in Latin words, it means “document that has been seen“. It is a document issued in the form of stamp marked on the passport of a person who wants to visit other country.
It is the permission given by the government of a country to a person to visit and stay in the country for a specified period of time. The approval of the immigration officials of the country is also required to enter the country at the entry point apart from VISA only. VISA can be of different types on the basis of purpose of travel, some common types of VISA are Tourist VISA, Student VISA, Employment VISA, Medical VISA etc. A tourist VISA is required when a person wants to visit a country for tourism such as sightseeing, recreation, or to meet relatives and friends.
A student VISA is required when a student wants to pursue higher education in other country. An employment VISA is required when a person wants to work in a country and a medical VISA is required when a person is seeking medical treatment in a hospital of a country.