A visa (frae the Laitin charta visa, meaning"paper which haes been seen")[1] is a condeetional authorisation grantit bi a kintra tae a foreigner, allaein them tae enter an temporarily remain within, or tae leave that kintra. Visas teepically include leemits on the duration o the foreigner's stay, territory within the kintra thay mey enter, the dates thay mey enter, the nummer o permittit veesits or an individual's richt tae wark in the kintra in quaistien.

A Unitit States visa issued in 2014


  1. "Online Etymology Dictionary".