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

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UK Transit Visa from Pakistan

I have student visa of Sweden. I'm applying for UK transit visa. Just confused that if i get visa and go UK airport, immigration officer can make problem for me and will not let me allow to cross uk ...
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Do i need a transit visa for heathrow airport? [duplicate]

I would be boarding flight from Copenhagen to Bangalore via Heathrow stopover for roughly 2 hours.I have an Indian passport,I checked the flight details,its clearly mentioned that I wouldnt be ...
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General Visit Visa for UK bank statement [duplicate]

I am planning to apply tourist visa for myself and my family. I am doing all of the travel expenses for my family. Do I need to submit my 6 months bank statement for each application of my dependents ...
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Is birth certificate accepted when entering UK?

Hi I am Lithuanian that lives in UK. I am planning to take a trip to Portugal in two weeks time, and my 4 year old son's Lithuanian passport (EU Citizen) would expire while in Portugal. I have ...
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Transit Visa required for London while going to USA? [duplicate]

I hold a valid Indian passport and I would be travelling to the USA (from India) with a valid US Visa the coming weekend. I have a long layover of 10 hours at the LHR terminal 5. I would like to roam ...
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Travelling to Dublin via London

I am travelling to UK from India on a Business Visa. But have a meeting in Dublin the immediate next day. I know my BV allows me to travel to Dublin. My question : My port of entry has to be ...
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Refusal of entry clearance [on hold]

I have applied for my visa last month as a student in uk and it got refused. My question is can I apply for some other country right away? Is there any chance that this refusal will affect my visa as ...
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Transit passenger through Heathrow with expiry of period J1 visa period [duplicate]

J1 visa just expired one day before but i am coming in British airwsys from OKC to Dallas to Heathrow reaching at 625AM n next flight British airways at 1015AM to New Delhi with my valid Passport ...
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Can I enter UK before visa validation? [on hold]

My visit student visa is valid on 8 Augest and my flight is on 2 Augest. so is it ok to enter UK before the valid visa date?
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British Airways airport desk & dual nationality [duplicate]

I hold both a Bahraini and a British passport. There is a slight difference ( one letter ) n my first name. To travel from Bahrain to the UK can I show the BA check in desk my Bahraini passport. It ...
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Travel Plans To take along my wife to UK from Paris

I am a Portuguese Passport Holder and and at present on visit to my relatives in Paris and my wife is holding Indian Passport and had traveled along with me to Paris on Schengen Visa which was valid ...
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Under the VWP a visitor from USA can stay,6 months in any 12,when does the 12 months start? [on hold]

[Allegedly...] A US visitor can stay in the UK for 6 months in any 12 months,does anyone know when the 12 months start?
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How do I find out how long a UK train should be, in advance online?

On the Great Northern line between London's Kings Cross, Stevenage and Cambridge, services can be operated by 4, 8 or 12 coach trains. On parts of the route, you can also get 3, 6 or 9 coach ones. ...
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UK Visitor visa refused [on hold]

I've been refused a UK visitor visa twice. The first time I was going to visit my fiance in uk who is a citizen there, but they said I didn't have finances and ties back home here in Kenya. My ...
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Immigration check between Northern Ireland/Republic of Ireland and Great Britain

Do immigration checks exist between Northern Ireland and England/Scotland? (not just for flights but also ferry/bus/train) Do immigration checks exist between the Republic of Ireland and ...
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UK visitor visa: My status will change between the application and the journey, what should I select?

I have completed my M.Sc. degree this July and I will be going to Germany for PhD which will start from 1st September. From Germany I need to go UK for 3 days (21-23 September) to attend a workshop ...
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Rule of length of stay in UK with visa?

My UK Tier 4 Visa will be ended in May 2016, and i can enter to UK Visa free not more than 180 days. The question is: How long can I stay in UK? Must I have to leave in May OR June (180days from 1st ...
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Hidden Requirements in UK Visa Applications?

This post originates from a discussion with an established TSE user in this thread. I applied for UK Visitor VISA for attending a competition while my father will be funding the visit. However they ...
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With a Tourist visa do I need any other visa to holiday in UK en route from USA to India?

I plan to travel from USA to India with a few days stopover in London. I have an approved UK Tourist visa and a valid I-797 document but my US H-1B visa has expired. Do I need any other visa (like ...
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Refused UK Visit visa for lack of sufficient funds - What more can I do?

I've been refused a Visitor visa for UK twice back-to-back because I haven't provided enough evidence of my personal circumstances. Some of my background: My nationality is Albanian but I've been ...
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Incomplete documentation for Indian applying for Business visitor visa for UK

I received a business invitation letter from a UK (London) company following a successful interview in UK four months ago. However my visa has expired and that company cannot sponsor me due to a ...
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UK Visitor VISA Refusal. Possible future consequences? [duplicate]

Well, I was supposed to visit UK on 20th-22nd July this year to participate in a Competition/Conference as an undergraduate student from Bangladesh. I submitted it on 18th June. But my VISA ...
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Do I need a transit visa flying from Germany to India though transit at London? [duplicate]

I am a Indian national currently living in Germany with a EU Resident Permit valid for next 4 years, I am flying back to India through a transit from London airport. And same procedure when I return ...
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How to check the status of an application for a UK work visa for an Indian? [closed]

My husband applied for a work visa in the UK after being told to contact Mr. James Bevan via mail (british.high.commission@india.com). All the documents required were sent via mail and a payment of ...
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British residence throught GAY marriage [migrated]

Can you get any kind of residence in UK through a GAY civil union or marriage or such kind? Would I be able to get residence in England if I get married to my boyfriend HE is british? What you ...
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Visit UK like a tourist with C-Visit-business [duplicate]

I am confused a little I want to attend a UK like a tourist but my visa type is C-Visit-Business. I read a lot of information but can't understand can I go to UK or can't.
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Entering the UK on a tourist visa prior to the effective date of a working visa [closed]

My UK working visa is valid from mid-september, however I am travelling to Europe for 3 weeks prior to this for a holiday - for which we need to fly through Heathrow. Can I enter the UK on a visitors ...
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Husband removed from UK wishes to travel with british wife to UK [closed]

My Algerian husband was removed from UK in May 2013, we married in February 2013 whilst he was in detention. I have been residing in France since September 2014 and my husband since January 2015. He ...
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Trying to gather the right documents for my next application

I was refused a visit visa to the UK and I'm trying to apply again, but I'm still confused on how to answer some questions. cost of trip to you personally cost of flights or ship how much do you ...
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Cancelled UK visa on entry

My friend applied for a UK visa last month (that is, June 2015) for 3 weeks in the UK, but got 6 months. Since she got more days, she decided to extend her stay, because she has a six month valid visa ...
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Refusal of a visit visa to the UK [duplicate]

Applied for a visa to visit my uncle in the UK but was refused giving the following reasons: They said I applied to to visit my aunt (which I never stated in my application) but brought supporting ...
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Application for Schengen visa when bank statement is not available

I would be going to UK and from there I would like to apply for a Schengen visa where the port of entry would be France. My friend who is a student stays in Lyon and I would be visiting him. However ...
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Chinese visiting England, have Schengen visa

In Sweden on vacation with my Chinese wife. We plan to go to London 3-4 days. I heard, that there is simple way to get a visa to England, when you already have a Schengen visa. Its impossible to get ...
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Refusal of UK Visit Visa [closed]

I applied for a uk visit visa but my application was refused because the officer doubted a genuine relationship between me and my boyfriend who happened to indicate friend only in his invitation ...
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What is the purpose of the odd sticker in a new British passport?

I have just renewed my British passport, and it contains a very strange sticker. I made a photo of it... It says "Please remove this label". By feeling and pressing the sticker I do not detect ...
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Will my US cell phone work in the UK?

I'm traveling to the UK in the near future and it never occurred to me until today that there may be roaming charges or network incompatibilities etc. with trying to use my ATT iPhone in the UK. I ...
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UK Visas for a family with young children

We are sponsoring a family to visit us in UK as friends from Madagascar for 2 weeks. They have a 6 year old and a 16 month old. Do the kids need their own visas, and are they the standard visitor ...
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Can I travel days after my intended date of travel? [closed]

I applied for a general visitor visa and the date is for 25th but I'l have to go 3days later. Am I allowed to do that and am I allowed to extend my stay with 3 days?
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UK Visit Visa hotel arrangement

Its another question related to my previous post: UK Visitor (standard) With Family Situation In online uk visit visa application, under the heading of Travel Information there is a question that ...
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How can I sponsor my Kenyan friend to the UK?

So far I have gathered some documents together (bank statements, payslips, letter of employment, tenancy agreement, etc.) She is employed but only has the equivalent of about of £200 in her account. ...
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Traveling with a Dog from the USA to the UK [duplicate]

This dog came from the UK to the USA with me five years ago, now I want to take her back with me. I have the carrier etc all good, but I have quesitons about entering the UK that nobody seems to have ...
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US citizen going to UK. Jewelry/Gifts customs and VAT

I'm leaving for the UK this week and packing a bunch of gifts and an engagement ring that I intend to give there. Is the VAT only for UK citizens? Or will I have to declare the value of my gifts and ...
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How long should we wait for a UK Visitor Visa in New Delhi? [duplicate]

We applied for a visitor visa (less than 6 month)in New Delhi at 10 June but nobody is given answer when we will got visa. Already our passports in embassy from last 40 days At least they should be ...
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24 hour visit to UK holding schengen type-c visa while in germany [duplicate]

i am a Pakistani national and i am here in Germany for 2 months with Schengen type-C visa. I want to visit London for less than 24 hours. Do i need a visa for my visit or not?
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Sponsoring friend's visa application from kenya to UK [closed]

I am sponsoring a friend's 2 week visit to the UK. She is applying for a UK visa from kenya. She needs a bit of help with the following questions on the UK visa application form:- What is the cost ...
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Explanation for large inflows into bank account: UK visa for Indian Citizen

I have liquidated some savings which will be transferred online into my bank account by the brokerage firm. As it was suggested here that a note of explanation is not enough, would it be enough if, ...
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Tour of Stack Exchange offices, other than NY HQ? [migrated]

I really got the idea from Is it possible to go on a tour of the Stack Exchange headquarters? I live closer to Denver, is there much of an office there? What about your London offices? Can we have ...
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Expired British passport and travel

My British passport has been expired for more than 10 years. Can I enter the UK with my South African passport? Will I be able to get a visa? Approximately a year ago, my husband and I traveled to ...
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How to stop UK mobile number being disconnected while abroad travelling for 6+ months?

I'm from the UK going on a long trip on which I'll be using local SIM cards for my phone. While I won't be using my UK mobile number during this trip, I want it still to be there when I get back, to ...
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UK and Schengen visa fund question from India

We are applying for UK and Schengen visas consecutively as that seems to be the requirement, though it is one combined visit for us. We plan to arrive in Europe and then go across to UK and head back ...