An island country in Western Europe, consisting of Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland) and Northern Ireland.

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UK Visa Refusal twice [on hold]

I have been refused UK Visa twice, in 2015 and 2016, I am about reapplying for another one again. I want to get all the document that they said was not in my application and reapply again, in the next ...
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Required funds for American traveling to UK to visit fiancée [duplicate]

I am looking to travel to the UK (Britain) to visit my Fiancee, I have the passport and I am getting the funds for the visa and the trip. But I am not completely sure how much money I would need to ...
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Can I reapply UK visit visa immediately after refusal?

I have been refused a UK visitor visa this week. I have travelled to the UK twice: once to study and then as a visitor in 2014 when I stayed only for 6 weeks. My circumstances for this application ...
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Could I re-enter the UK again for another 6 months?

I am a Hong Kong citizen holding a HK SAR passport. How long am I able to visit the UK within a 365 day period ? My stamp is for 6 months. Could I leave within 6 months but re-enter again a couple ...
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How, exactly, does the ESTA system work - specifically on arrival?

I am travelling to the US next week and want to check I have it right about how the ESTA system works. Other answers like this this one, describe what the process is and how to apply, but do not ...
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Moving girlfriend with me from US to UK - visas? [migrated]

I may be moving from the US to the London for a job offer and I'd like my girlfriend to come with me. We would live there for a few years at least, so she'd like to find a job there. What options ...
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For how long an invitation/sponsorship letter is valid?

Can I send the invitation/sponsorship letter today, knowing that my friend is going to apply for the visa after two months? Would the invitation letter be still valid, specially the bank statements? ...
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Using Multiple Entry Type C Visa for business meeting then tourism [on hold]

I was granted a Type C visa in June 2016, but when we applied for it the purpose was to attend business meetings in Ireland. I was granted 6 months multiple entry, I will be going back to UK in ...
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Refused entry into Schengen after Ryanair checked passport. Now the airline wants me to pay a fine. What are my options?

I was travelling from London to Kaunas (Lithuania) and was refused entry because I did not have a biometric passport, even though a Ryanair officer at the gate before boarding checked my passport, ...
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please help me understand the meaning visitor visa rules UK

what does v 4.2- v 4.10 mean? does "-" mean from v4.2 to v4.10 that includes v4.3, v4.4 etc until v4.10 or does it mean just v4.2 and v4.10
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UK visa needs to be valid 3 months after your visit to Schengen, any workarounds?

This is what Schengen countries say on their visa page UK residence permit (original and copy): valid for at least 90 days beyond the return date of the trip to the Schengen area. Reference : ...
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US Friend's UK visa refused, still plans on going [on hold]

Friends and I are planning a trip to the UK soon, but one of my friends had his Visa application denied. He still wants to make the trip and try to get through customs regardless. I'm concerned ...
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Can I apply same visa after I finish my 6 months visit visa in uk [on hold]

good day I would like to ask if I can apply same Six months uk visa again in the Philippines after I finished my 6months visa this coming 22 of August? If not is there's another option that I can do ...
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How are the National Express coaches from London to Cardiff? [on hold]

Planning a trip from London to Cardiff using National Express coaches. Compared to rail they are very cheap, but I'm wondering about the comfort. In the past I experienced issues with where to to ...
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Advice on additional documents for UK family visitor visa [duplicate]

I applied for UK family visitor visa for my uncle and aunt who are Pakistani citizens and are over 70 years of age. My uncle is retired shopkeeper and has no pension. My aunt is/was a housewife. They ...
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entering and leaving UK before 48hours of my expiry visa [duplicate]

GOOD DAY. I will visit LONDON (UK) on AUG06,2016 and leave on AUG09,2016 BUT the expiry date of my visa on 11AUG,2016 .is that possible?
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Can I go to UK holding an accompanied visa, unaccompanied

I am a minor, 14 years old and I applied for an accompanied UK visa stating that I would be accompanied with my uncle. My visa also clearly states my uncle's name and that I would only be allowed ...
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UK Visa Refused, Please Help in Reapplying ( Will Appreciate Your Kind Response ) [duplicate]

I have a good Travel history ( Visited UAE Twice , Italy , Spain , USA Twice , also Visit UK Last year on a Family Visit Visa Which was Sponsored by my Brother ) Now this time I apply for UK General ...
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Traveling from Spain to Dublin while having a UK arrest warrant [closed]

I have a UK arrest warrant for non payment of fines. Can I travel to Dublin from Spain by plane? Please let me know only if you know the facts.
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UK visa refused twice. What am I doing wrong? [closed]

I'm Jordanian in Saudi Arabia So I applied for a visitor visa to the UK, 1st time I applied I was unaware of what document I had to apply and got a refusal and honestly that was my fault, but on the ...
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Do I need a UK visa? How and where to apply?

I live in Germany since May 2013 as a spouse of German citizen. In Nov 2015 we divorced and I have German residence permit till Jan 2018. We have a son in this marriage and legally I have the right to ...
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Is it possible to hike the moors in Dartmoor without having a car?

I'm interested in doing some hikes in Dartmoor -- single day hikes, for the most part, to see the moors and tors and the like. However I do not have a car, nor am I able to rent one (I have no driver'...
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Buying a flight ticket to the UK for a foreign national

My girlfriend from Mexico is coming to study her Master's in the UK for a year. She's in the process of applying for a visa and looking at flights to the UK. For some reason, when she searches for ...
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refusal of my visa [closed]

Am a twin.I applied for u.k visa with my twin sister to join our parents.we submitted the same documents but mine was refused.in the refusal letter they didn't state any reason why they didn't give me ...
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direction and draw polyline [closed]

When drawing polylines for directions, change the color of the lines to indicate the traffic conditions. Green lines if no traffic Red lines if heavy traffic Orange lines if moderate traffic in ...
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Can my 13 year old sister travel back to her country (India) unaccompanied?

Me and my sister (13 years old), are traveling to the UK and my sister has an accompanied visa. Is it possible for my sister to travel back to her country (India) unaccompanied with airlines escort ...
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UK visa refusal due to undefined source of fund after retirement

My mother (aged 62) applied for UK visitor visa from Bangladesh recently and got refused. She was intending to meet her elder sister who is a British Citizen living in London. As they haven't met for ...
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Address on UK Landing Card

In a situation wherein a visitor to the UK, with a valid visa, is staying with a friend, who happens not to be a/the sponsor of the visitor in a self-catered holiday rental apartment, how would the ...
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Visitor Visa for 2 Years [closed]

I visited to Uk in april 2016 and now i need 2 year visit visa, so please suggest me what kind of reason i need to mentioned in my application to get 2 year visa. Kind Regards ZM
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Can my sons have a tourist visa, if they are refused as dependents? [closed]

I will apply for a student visa tier 4 this week. Since i was not sure that my two sons can have visas as my dependents, I put in my application that my sons will travel with me as tourists and will ...
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Do I need a visa to change from Heathrow airport to Gatwick airport? [duplicate]

I would like to find out if I am traveling to the USA and would like to change airports from Heathrow to Gatwick, I will be in transit for less than 12 hours, but I have a USA visa and not a British ...
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Do I need UK transit visa while travelleing to Ireland [duplicate]

I am holding Irish student visa and I am making a flight change at London while travelling. Do I need a UK transit visa.
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UK visitor visa from Ireland for an Indian citizen [duplicate]

I am currently in Ireland on a Six month training visa, I need to visit the company's plant in UK as a training requirement. How do I apply for UK visa from the Republic of Ireland?
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Irish Visa or UK Visa or both?

My husband and I are traveling to the UK for a wedding and then want to travel to Ireland to visit. I read up on BIVS and it looks like if I have a UK visa, I can travel to Ireland for a short stay. ...
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Tourist visa from Norway [closed]

I am a filipino citizen, and have a permanent residence permit, do I still need a visa to travel in UK for holiday?
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Reapplying for UK tourist visa once refused under article 320 (7a)

So my girlfriend was refused a UK visa as she didn't mention that she was arrested in 2010 for shoplifting but only received a warning. At the time she was told she would have no record and it was a ...
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What kind of Visa do I need for a four month stay at backpacking hostel in Torquay, England [duplicate]

I am from the United States, and I have been offered a 4-month stay at a backpacking hostel in Torquay, England. In exchange for staying, I have been asked to help around the hostel for four hours ...
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Best Prepaid Sim Card for Paris and London [closed]

We are traveling to Paris and London. We've been seeing that we can get one sim card for both places but we aren't sure if that is the best answer. Can anyone help with some suggestions?
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transit from dfw to hyd on stand by ticket [closed]

I am traveling on stand by ticket from usa to lhr on wards to India with confirm ticket. Do I need to go through uk customs to collect the luggage and to recheck it?
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Will including itinerary along with UK visit visa be helpful

Should I include itinerary along with printed application form for UK visit visa application. Secondly should the itinerary contain specifics about my vacation in UK or it should be summarized.
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Where do UK border checks currently take place for Eurostar trains from Marne-la-Vallée Chessy to London?

I know that when going from Paris, Brussels or Bourg-St Maurice, UK border checks are done at These stations, and when going from Marseille, you get off the Train at Lille for the checks. But what ...
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US Citizen, UK Visa Denied for visiting daughter

I am a British Citizen and my wife is American and has been living and working here in the UK with Indefinite Leave to Remain since 2007. Her Mother, who is the only family she has, visits regularly ...
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UK visitor visa refused (multiple sponsors)cont

I have Three questions : 1There is no path for appeal and judicial reviews of visitor applications seldom, if ever, reach the hearing stage. What this amalgamates to is there's nothing to be done. ...
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My UK visit visa application got refused, i was planning to visit my sister, can i reapply?

Reason for the refusal is inconsistent bank statement and they are not statisfied by my income, I had applied for 40 days visit visa.
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Can I ask for an earlier UK visa start date after visa issued? [duplicate]

I live in the US and I'm not a US Citizen. Just applied to the UK visa and received my passport back. I was supposed to go on a work project to India early August and on my way back I wanted to stay ...
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UK travel after previous visa refusal

I have a quick question if anyone can help it would be appreciated. My friend (she is Canadian) is on a trip through Europe. She arrived in London for a layover today before heading onto the continent ...
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Dual Passport - One European (expired) One Brazilian (valid) to enter UK

I live in the UK with a Portuguese passport which expired 2 months ago. I also have a valid Brazilian Passport. I need to leave the UK in two weeks time and I know that coming back to the UK with a ...
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Indian passport holder living in Scotland, travelling to portugal for vacations

I am living in Edinburgh and hold a 5-year work permit in the UK. I want to travel to Portugal for 15 days. I hold an Indian passport; can you please tell me if I need to apply for a visa? if so, ...
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Why isn't United States an option on the UK “check if you need a visa” site?

While I'm sure I can find an answer to this elsewhere, I'm still just confused by this. Why would the primary government site for checking if you need a visa not list the US? Every other country ...
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Taming the nightmare of public toilets in the UK

Public toilets in the UK are established and maintained by the local authorities, most commonly local councils. This is great for people that advocate local autonomy, but a hellish nightmare for ...