[Tagging] visa offices tags

Allan Mustard allan at mustard.net
Tue Nov 6 07:20:49 UTC 2018


Migration services issue all visas in many countries, including tourist visas. 

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> On Nov 6, 2018, at 9:34 AM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> There is no OSMwiki on what government=migration is about. 
> If you simply use the common definition of  'migration' then tourist do not fit. 
> migration is the movement by people from one place to another with the intentions of settling
> 
> So a place that assist visas for tourist and business people would not 'fit'.
> 
> So I'd say .. office=government, government=migration does not handle this. 
> Particularly when the office is a commercial firm, and I think has no government funding. 
> 
> 
>> On 06/11/18 14:11, Allan Mustard wrote:
>> The office=government, government=migration tags already handle       this, no?
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>> On Nov 6, 2018, at 7:06 AM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Lots of people apply for tourist visas. They are not immigrants, so immigration does not fit all. 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I don't know if that particular office only does immigration visas, tourist visas or does any type of visa. 
>>> I would prefer a tag suitable for an office that could do any type of visa, rather than having to find out which particular thing they do. 
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> On 06/11/18 12:37, John Willis wrote:
>>>> Amenity=immigration 
>>>> 
>>>> They handle visas and passports and other paperwork needs of legal residents. 
>>>> 
>>>> This is not something for guests/tourists, but people (like me) who need to handle paperwork to continue to live in the country. 
>>>> 
>>>> It is the inverse of an embassy. 
>>>> 
>>>> Javbw
>>>> 
>>>> On Nov 3, 2018, at 12:24 PM, Allan Mustard <allan at mustard.net> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Definitely not an embassy, and not a consulate, either!  More like a specialized travel agency that focuses only on visa applications.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>>> On 11/3/2018 6:22 AM, Warin wrote:
>>>>>> Hi, 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Node: Visalink Germany (4362535595) is tagged as an embassy. 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> It is a commercial firm that arranges applications to the German Embassy/Consulate for a visa, see 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> https://www.visa-germany.co.za/ 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I think tags could be office=visa, country=DE, website=https://www.visa-germany.co.za/ 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> but not amenity=embassy, diplomatic=visa ... 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> There are some 13 with the tag diplomatic=visa that may fall under this same cloud. 
>>>>>> 
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