A visa is permission granted official by an embassy or government to stay or visit another country. It limits the duration of applicant’s stay. It is a document in the form of stamp endorsed on an applicant’s passport.
Passport is the document issued by the national government which certifies the identity and nationality of the passport owner. It includes name, sex, and date of birth and place of birth. The passport is required to enter the country as well as return the country.
|An endorsement on a passport indicating that the holder is allowed to enter, leave, or stay for a specified period of time in a country.||An official document issued by a government, certifying the holder’s identity and citizenship and entitling them to travel under its protection to and from foreign countries.|
|Synonyms||Permit, permission, authorization, indorse, accept, approve||Pass, key, ticket, offer, identification, head|
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|Word origin||The word visa was originated in Mid-19th century: via French from Latin visa, past participle (neuter plural) of videre ‘to see’.||The word passport was originated in Late 15th century (denoting authorization to depart from a port): from French passeport, from passer ‘to pass’ + port ‘seaport’.|
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