Originally Posted by tricepilot
How much would you like to wager?
Well, all I can say is that in 5 years of living here full time and 2 years with multiple trips before that, we have had multiple permits and visas on 2 bikes and the truck, juggling the permits, and each time they have been co-terminus. Now to be sure, I could turn in a TVIP and keep the visa but the if I got a new TVIP using that visa, it couldn't be issued to go past the expiration date on my visa.
If your experience is different, I would like to hear about it. The one thing you learn is that it is always different from office to office and agent to agent.