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

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UK Standard Visitor Visa Refusal [on hold]

My sis lives in uk with her family.Her husband is a doctor.He sponsor my mother for general visit visa. when it applied it was rejected. We attached my father bank statement with heavy funds and also ...
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UK Type C-Visit - Business visa for tourism [duplicate]

Query is similar to one asked before but not the same. I have gone through all the links in similar questions, but I am unable to find a home office document which states that if my visa was issued ...
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Vietnam visa for UK citizen

I am visiting Vietnam in November 2015, I will entering the country on the 10th and my flight home is 14 days later, I will be leaving Vietnam and travelling to Cambodia in between the 2 weeks then ...
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Do I need to be in my country of nationality to apply for a visa to join my spouse in the UK? [on hold]

I'm from New Zealand, and my husband is a UK citizen. We have been in the UK for 3 months, with me on a 6 month visitor visa. We now want to stay longer, for which I would need a spousal visa. Do ...
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What does “Leave to enter for six months” on a UK visitor visa mean?

For visitors who are able to get a visa on arrival, it's common to get a stamp with the entry date and the following: Leave to enter for six months How is the six months counted? Is it a number ...
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Can we bring lavender wands from the US to the UK and back again?

We're traveling to the UK next week, and would like to take some lavender wands with us (lavender, dried, then woven with straw to make a nice smelling block). Does anyone know if UK Customs will ...
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How do I make a reservation with The Fat Duck? [on hold]

Their website is mysterious, I believe it is one of the top resturants in the world that every tourist should visit
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Do my children need any kind of identification if we are flying inside the UK?

I kind of remember advice about having an ID when you fly even if you are traveling within your home country. My children are still young and have no ID apart from their birth certificates.
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How to get schengen visa if already in UK [duplicate]

I am in United Kingdom on a visit c-type.. What if I wish to visit Paris from UK.. How to get a Schengen visa on Pakistani passport?
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I have applied for UK entertainer visa and it got refused [on hold]

I have applied for uk entertainer visa on 6th August and I have received all the documents. My visa application was rejected. I gave all my proof: my bank statement and income tax file. As I am ...
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Peru to UK: need round trip ticket?

As a European citizen planing to go to Peru from the UK, I need a round trip ticket even if I don't plan to return at all. With just a one way ticket, I may be required to book a return flight at the ...
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Are there any flights from London to Blackpool?

I am rather confused here, it looks like Blackpool Airport has been shut down according to Google but Wikipedia states that the airport is still there. Also there are results from Skyscanner and ...
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How to change some details on the passport application AFTER it got submitted?

My sister wants to renew her British passport from overseas, she made two mistakes on her application form: wrong email missing middle name Whats is the standard procedure to deal with a similar ...
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travel to london from ghana as U.S citizen [duplicate]

I am a US citizen and I am working in UNICEF as a nurse in Accra, Ghana. Now I want to travel to London on holiday. I just want to know which documents I have to provide to travel to London. Thanks
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Customs in coach travel between France and UK

When travelling between France and the UK via the Eurostar train, I have never actually been stopped by customs on either direction. I've seen some people being stopped, but it seems that it's on a ...
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What are my cellular options in London

In the US, we have 4 options for cellular plans (AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile & Sprint). To get a comparison, who are the top 3-4 companies that I have to choose from in London? and which one has ...
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UK PLAB general visit visa refusal [closed]

I posted my case here UK Standard Visitor Visa Refusal: proof of funds I had some more queries that i was asking in the comments. So i thought it would be better to post a new question that will help ...
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US Citizen, US Company with UK subisdiary, How to work from UK? [migrated]

I'm a US citizen and I work for a US company. My company has a subsidiary in the UK where we have at least one person employed. What are my options for working from London? How long can a "business" ...
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Refused UK Visit visa for lack of sufficient funds

I recently got a visa refusal for uk visit visa. As my father is sponsoring me he encashed some of the money from his fixed deposit and transferred in to his account i provided the evidence of ...
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How to show proof of employment?

I recently got a visa refusal for UK visit visa. I provided a letter of employment from my hospital plus a letter of leave. It stated my job, position, salary. Visa officer stated that he is not ...
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How to maintain 6 months bank statement for uk visit visa?

I am a doctor and I want to give my plab 2 exam in the UK. As I am a recent graduate my father is supporting me financially. He is a retired government officer who gets pension, rents from his ...
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U.K Teir 2 General Visa Refused twice. How long before I reapply? [closed]

I am selected for a two yr course in U.K. My university had sent me the CoS and I had applied for General Teir 2 Visa. First time they refused for not keeping pay slip as supporting document, when i ...
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UK visa requirements for Algerian citizen in France on French tourist visa wanting to visit UK?

When an Algerian citizen in France on a French tourist visa wishes to visit the UK, entering and leaving by Eurostar, must he apply for a UK tourist visa? If so, should he apply 3 months before (as ...
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How can I find the canonical validity map/area for a UK train PlusBus ticket?

In the UK, for many places, there's a rather nifty thing you can add onto your train ticket - PlusBus. For normally a few quid more than the normal train ticket, you also get unlimited bus travel ...
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Can I return to UK within 1-3 months on a 'tourist visa' after expiration of a 1-year academic visitors visa?

I am a US semi-retired professional woman who was granted a 1-yr multiple entry academic visitors visa to pursue select higher education activities. The visa expires in early october. I would like to ...
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Do UK visits visa call your workplace for verification?

I am from India. I have applied for UK visits visa for ten days. I do not want to inform about this holiday at my workplace since my boss hates me. Is there any way that my employers will get to know ...
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How do I rent canal boat in the UK?

Canal boating is one of the most famous tourist activities in the UK. However, usually the boat comes with a pilot, and it may be expensive to travel with many people. Is it as easy to rent a canal ...
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Traveling to London from Paris as a U.S. Citizen [duplicate]

I am staying in Paris in a couple of weeks and I booked a day trip to London via EuroStar. Looking around here and the internet I believe I do not need a visa to travel to London from Paris since I ...
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Visa needed for UK entry by non-EEA spouse of non-EU but EEA citizen? [closed]

Can a Norwegian citizen bring their non-EEA spouse to live in Britain, without the spouse needing a visa that has an earnings requirement, or any other visa, just as a Polish citizen can but a British ...
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UK Visitor Application with UK based sponsor: What type of visa to apply for?

I am Filipino. I have a friend that is a citizen in UK. He told me that I will visit him and he will cover all of my expenses when I am in his country. So what kind of visa should I apply for? And ...
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Going to UK from US on Tier 4 Visa, but going on Holiday from UK to Sardinia first

I am hoping my plan is ok. I am a US Citizen going to England on September 1st on a Tier 4 Visa for 2 years. I have had a trip to Sardinia planned for some time. Are there any issues with my flying ...
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Can I travel to the UK for leisure holding a UK Business Visa? [duplicate]

I'm a Kurdish Iraqi national, I have a UK Business Visa valid until 24th Sep 2015. I visited London on 11th May 2015 for some business meetings, and went back to Erbil on 24th May 2015. I'm planing ...
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US Boyfriend visiting me (UK citizen) for 6 weeks having just sold house

I previously posted this question and got some excellent advice: Will US boyfriend have issue visiting me in UK for 3 months? We have changed plans to not marry in the US but instead apply for a ...
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I have a UK visitor visa starting on 30 Oct; will I need a DATV for an itinerary on 12 Sep? [duplicate]

I am traveling on a BA flight from Amsterdam - Mumbai via London (LHR). I have a visitor visa for the UK starting one month after my current travel. Will I require a Direct Airside Transit Visa ...
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What does this pen notation in my UK entry stamp mean?

I entered the UK from Paris once (riding the Eurostar train), and after the UK border control officer placed an entry stamp in my passport, he added a notation in pen (picture below). What does it ...
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UK business academic visitor visa for 4 months for GMC ID check refused…What about being only 4 days?

I am Egyptian and applied for a UK business academic visitor visa in connection with my appointment on October 5 with the General Medical Council for an ID check, and for visiting my brother. I ...
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Code 1a Stamp ‘EEA Dependant’ ink stamp [migrated]

I applied for EEA Family Permit 3 times but I got refuse every time they give me very strange reason even I supplied all the documents they required it. I showed the refusal decision to many people ...
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UK visitor visa for GMC ID check refused

What subtype of business visitor visa should I apply for? (business) single, double, multiple valid up to 6 months (business) permitted paid engagement other type which I didn't mention?
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Are there still any advantages to using an Oyster card for travel in London?

The advice to visitors to London always used to be to procure an Oyster card. Given that Transport for London now accept (in fact, have accepted for a while) Contactless credit/debit cards (and Apple ...
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I'm UK citizen, residing in Germany, does my non-EU wife need a visa to visit the UK?

I'm UK citizen. I reside in Germany with my non-EU wife, who holds German resident permit. Does she need visa to enter UK?
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Strategy while applying for visa to UK 2nd time ( after first refusal )

I applied for visa around 2 months ago. Unfortunately got refused because of a missing document. Here's is the full context - India to UK Business VISA refused due to wording issues My previous visa ...
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Application for UK Standard visa twice refused, what next?

I have previously entered the UK as a tourist, in 2007 for 20 days. Last month I applied for a Standard visa to visit my brother who is temporarily resident in the UK. My brother has his own home ...
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Documents to support a further application following the refusal of a Standard UK visa

A couple of days ago I posted Reapplying for a UK Standard Visitor visa after a refusal where I included the reasons for my being refused a UK Standard visa. I am planning to re-apply but require ...
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Online ticketing of National express in UK

National express is the largest coach services operator in UK. The ticket can be purchased online or in their office. Instead of £1 online booking fee, is there any difference between online ...
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UK Immigration Control: Will henna/mehndi on my hands cause a problem?

I have plans to travel to the UK. This is the first time I will be going abroad. It would be a two week trip. My question is, if I put mehndi or henna on my hands before I go, is it going to create ...
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What visa do I need to work in USA? [closed]

I'm a Uk Citizen & visited the USA in May for 9 days under an ESTA VWP, to meet a long term friend/potential business partner. She is a US Citizen, with a self employed company. We discussed the ...
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I am a UK Citizen on a working holiday visa in New Zealand but want to go on holiday to Australia

I am a UK Citizen on a working holiday visa in New Zealand but want to go on holiday to Australia, I looked at evisitor visa (subclass 651) and it says if you hold another visa it can replace it. Is ...
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Domestic-domestic at Manchester, UK: any security to clear?

I have a potential domestic-to-domestic connection early next week at Manchester Airport, UK (MAN). I'd be connecting Flybe to Flybe, online (one ticket), all in Terminal 3. Scheduled layover is 35 ...
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UK student visitor visa refused, Erasmus Mundus scholarship

I believe my question is not a duplicate of another question. In that question their trip is funded by their father. In mine - not. I don't have a family sponsor but European Commision and Erasmus ...
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Transit VISA for US from India via London [duplicate]

I know this is a kind of duplicate question but my scenario is bit different and I am looking for the answer as per my scenario. My parents will be travelling from India to New York via London after ...