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

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Expired passport with current Tier 2 General visa

I have a Tier 2(General) UK visa with BRP card separately issued. My passport is expiring in 6 months time and I need to renew it soon. Do I have to inform UK immigration that I have a new passport?
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Can i travel to Dublin with a Permanent Residence (UK)?

I have Permanent Residence in UK and would need to travel to Dublin for Business. Do I have to get visa? or can I travel without it? It would only be for 1 day. Thanks guys, Rene
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vistor visa refusal from russia to uk , what now?

i have read lots of stories about visa refusal and im no exception as i have just had my applicant denied too , after reading refusal it is very common for the applicant to be refused because of a ...
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Showering facilities at Kings Cross station - Where are they and what are they like?

On the National Rail enquiries page for Kings Cross station, it simply states: Showers - Yes Ideally, I'd like a little bit more information than that! Such as where they are, how much they ...
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Using UK Bank statement for applying a visit Visa!

Need Help! I'm going to apply for a visit visa with 2 of my dependents. I'm wondering if I can use my UK bank statement which has been idle for couple of years. Currently, I'm living in Pakistan ...
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Is travel insurance required for Visit visa for UK [on hold]

I have interview at VFS Appl Centre on Friday for UK visit visa. Would I need to show them my Travel Insurance and submit docs for it?? Also any tips for the first timer in such interview would ...
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beeing in the uk on tourist visa and wanted to comeback in student visa [on hold]

my name is paula I am colombian .. have stayed with my tourist visa 5 months of 6 that was the permit. now I want to go back to colombia and apply for student visa (to make a course ... can i leave ...
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Are replica unarmed explosives allowed in hand luggage?

If not why? A domestic flight within the UK. I have the alternative of going with Virgin Trains if this is going to cause me unnecessary problems. The item has been bought from here
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UK visit visa refused for fund provenance [duplicate]

Good evening I've just received a refusal of my visit visa application I am a 19 years student , my uncle is a british citizen , my father has a good work , that's my situation. UKVI refused my ...
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Do we require Direct Airside Transit visa travelling Delhi to O'hare via Heathrow? [duplicate]

My family and I are going for a vacation to the United States on a visitor's visa from New Delhi, India. We are flying British Airways with a layover at Heathrow, London. While going to US we have to ...
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Am I a dependent child for UK visa?

I am a student that is currently studying at a university in UK on a short term study visa (I am not a non-visa national, so I had to apply before arrival). My parents are in the process of applying ...
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Accompanied visa

I applied for a UK visa to travel with my parents within a period of time, but that trip did not work out and I have a visa stating accompanied. If I need to travel to the UK without my parents after ...
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Is there a map showing alternatives to London airports? [on hold]

Anyone who's travelled though London airports might know how stressful the experience is, regardless of which one you pick (or forced to use), but especially the logistical nightmare of Heathrow ...
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UK visa hotel booking and contact information

It seems like that this question has been asked for visas to other countries, but I am not sure if it applies juts the same for a UK short-term visit visa. I want to visit UK for 2 weeks and the visa ...
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Can my spouse travel to UK alone on a visitor visa and then join me?

I've been granted a Business Visa to UK. In my visa application and in my cover letter I mentioned that my wife will travel along with me and I will be paying for her entire UK trip. My wife too ...
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Apply for USA/Schengen Student visa after being refused a UK tier 4 visa [closed]

My friend was refused for using deception when he applied for Tier 4 (General) Student. Therefore he asked me to seek for an alternative solution and he's worried if his previous refusing may affect ...
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Can my wife join me (I have a Tier 4 student visa) for a month from India using a tourist visa?

I am in the UK on a tier 4 student visa. I recently got married and would like my wife to join me for the month of June. Can she apply for a general tourist visa to visit me? If that would not work, ...
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When I'll get UK tourist visa [closed]

I'm aware that it will take 15 working days to process a visa request but I'd like to know the background process that takes up to 15 working days to decide on visa request. I'm just curious to know ...
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Can Indian apply for visitor visa for UK and Schengen together

I am planning to go to UK and visit European countries on visitor visa, can we apply visa simultaneously in one application ?
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Crossing French-UK border under 18 alone

This august I am planning to travel around Europe and want to cross the French-UK border. I am under 18 and won't be with my parents or legal guardian, so what kind of documents do I need to have with ...
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UK Visit Visas Refused Due to Evaluation Oversights and Similar Errors

So me and my brother applied for a tourist visit visa (From Egypt), The refusal for me was for 2 reasons: 1- Officer thought I wrote the income "2500" in Egyptian Pounds so it was so small, Although ...
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Clerical Error (or rounding differences) In a UK Visa Application

I just submitted my UK tourist visa application and I inadvertently answered the question "The total amount of money you have for this trip" incorrectly. I answered 2000.36gbp, which should have been ...
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UK Tier 2 visa good enough for travelling to Dublin?

I have a Indian passport and a UK ICT Tier 2 Visa valid through April 2016. Do I need a separate visa to visit Dublin in March?
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Tourist visa to UK [duplicate]

I'm student with an F1 visa studying in the US. I want to visit the UK for a week. What is the process for this and what is the amount to be shown in the bank statement?
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Using a London travel-card for a Reading-Oxford-London-Reading trip

I would like to make the journey Reading-Oxford-London-Reading. At Oxford I was told I can do this on an Oxford-London Travelcard: I just need to hold on to the ticket when I arrive at Oxford. At ...
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Travelling from Bulgaria to UK via Turkey, will I have issues with tobacco products bought from the EU?

So basically I will travel from Sofia, Bulgaria to UK, but I have a layover in Turkey. Previously I've flew the Bulgaria-UK route, but only within the EU borders. Usually when I do so, I buy ...
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UK Business Visa Application Refused. How can I rectify my mistake?

I have applied for a business visit visa for training in the UK at one of our suppliers. I have already provided the invitation letter from my UK sponsor company and also the sponsorship letter from ...
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Revoked visa and given a 5 year ban [closed]

Last year I had been granted a visa to travel to America, once I arrived in America I was stopped at immigration. I had my visa revoked and was given a 5 year ban for America. I want to know if this ...
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Will I need a visa to transit through London? [duplicate]

I am heading from Mumbai, India to London Heathrow, UK on Jet Airways and then onwards to Washington D.C., USA on United Airlines. My flight from India will be arriving in Terminal 4 and the next ...
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Can a person enter the UK on a EU family member visa without their spouse?

My husband got visa for UK as a EU family member but I am already in UK. Could he enter UK while I will wait for him at UK airport ?
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UK general visit from India [duplicate]

I'm applying for a UK general visit/tourist visa from Chennai, India. I have plans to stay in the UK for only 10 days. These are the documents I currently hold: My bank statement showing: 200,000Rs ...
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Job Interview in London Requires Me to Wire Transfer Funds to the Travel Agent

I was told that I can have a visitor visa to UK, is this legitimate? I have received an invitation letter and a job offer, and I was contacted by the appointed travel agent to prepare all related ...
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US citizens previously refused entry into UK. Does this refusal of entry mean that we will have problems going back as tourists?

Back in 2011 I was married and traveled to London to stay for a month. At the end of the month my wife and I decided to stay for a couple more months as we had an online marketing business. Being ...
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How does the new landlord duty affect visitors to the UK?

A "friend" wants to visit the UK for 6 months and stay along the south coast of Cornwall and Devon because of the photographic opportunities in this region. She contemplates renting a flat for the ...
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UK VISA Refusal because of large deposits, what documents needed when applying again ? [duplicate]

MY UK Visa application got refused because of large deposits of money which are inconsistent with my account history. These large deposits are my savings from my monthly salary plus some amount of ...
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Application for UK standard Visa

I would like to visit my friend in the UK for 2 weeks holidays in March. I am employed have an online business and have a 3 year old baby who I am the primary carer. I also own land in Kenya. This ...
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I am a Moroccan citizen travelling from Budapest to Morocco,I have a layover in UK for 8 hours, do I need a visa to transit? [duplicate]

I am a Moroccan citizen travelling from Budapest to Morocco,I have a layover in UK " London stansted airport" for 8 hours, do I need a visa to transit? Also, I only have cabine baggage and a Ukrainian ...
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Indian tourist to UK - Travel to US from UK

I am an Indian citizen with both UK and US valid tourist visas. Can I travel to UK from India to stay for couple of months and then travel to USA from UK directly without going back to India? Any help ...
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Travelling to UK on Business Visa [duplicate]

I will be travelling to Uk on a Business Visa with a company sponsorship for boarding and lodging. How much bank balance do I need to maintain in my accounts, I do have a credit card. Would it help if ...
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5 Year Tourist visa in UK on an Australian passport

I have a five year UK visa on an Australian passport. Maximum stay at any one occassion is 180 days. How long do I need to wait to re-enter UK and do I get another 180 days?
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UK standard Visitor visa: which sub-type and when will it expire?

In February, I am about to give a lecture in UK. Right after that lecture, I will leave UK. Six months later, I will attend my friend's wedding in London in July. I was suggested to apply to the ...
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Enquiry for visa requirement [duplicate]

I am Saket Patel, an Indian national, studying in France. I have French long stay visa and residence permit (social security). I need to travel to UK for a meeting/conference and I do not know if I ...
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New Zealand citizen who has been living in Korea a year, do I need a TB check to enter the UK?

So far I have found slightly conflicting information regarding whether I need a visa or not. New Zealanders ARE NOT required to get a TB check, however I have been living in South Korea for almost a ...
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Indian national with EU family member permit issued in UK. Do I need a UK visa to enter the UK?

I am a non EU national but I have a EU family member permit issued in UK as my wife is a German national but living in UK from last 15-20 years. I am an Indian and the permit was issued in UK. ...
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Does the UK visa system discriminate against Muslims?

There are 4 people having valid documents of MRCP exam got refusal on different grounds and for us these grounds are not enough justifiable. Can you tell me, is there any policy change about muslims ...
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Things to visit in West Sussex, Great Britain [closed]

I'm planning a trip to Great Britain for entertainment purposes, and as a side effect I can visit West Sussex region at the end of May. What are the most interesting things to see in that area, ...
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“Proof of legal status” for applying for a Chinese visa in United Kingdom

I'm a non-British EU citizen living in United Kingdom and need to apply for a Chinese visa. According to the PRC's visa processing facility in London (with similar requirement listed on the Chinese ...
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Flying into and out of Heathrow terminal 2; can I go to terminal 4 for coffee with a friend? [duplicate]

On Monday, I fly from Manchester into Heathrow terminal 5 and out of terminal 4 to Shanghai; a friend of mine is at Heathrow at the same time, leaving from terminal 2 to Ethiopia. Can we meet for ...
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UK Non-Direct Airside Transit visa for Tunisian citizens

I am going to travel from Amsterdam to Peru and have two layovers in London. The first one when flying to Peru, I have five hours to go from Heathrow to Gatwick. The second layover is when I fly back ...
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Why are shops closed at 6pm in Wolverhampton city centre? [closed]

It's a strange phenomenon because I don't expect English cities to be closed that early at 6pm in Wolverhampton, UK, viz. Manders centre closes at 5.30pm Wulfrun centre closes at 5.30pm Primark ...