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I am Eritrean traveling from Sudan to Italy. I have got a Schengen visa to Italy, my question is, can I transit through UK without any other additional visa, mean with that Italian schengen visa only.

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It depends on what kind of Schengen visa you have. –  Tor-Einar Jarnbjo Aug 5 '13 at 7:45

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No, you can't. The United Kingdom is not part of the Schengen Agreement and Eritreans have to apply for a direct airside transit visa (DATV). You can see the requirements for a DATV here.

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