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

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Student Visa come as a tourist before it expires

I'm a Malaysian student currently studying in the UK using my student visa. If, for example, my visa expires on June 20, and I'm leaving the country (UK) on June 10 and I'm coming back to the UK on ...
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Living in the UK with German passport, but going abroad with Brazilian passport. Will this be a problem to reenter the UK?

We live in the UK and my daughter has dual citizenship. However, she never entered the UK with her Brazilian passport, only with the German passport. Now we are travelling to Croatia without the ...
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What should a sponsor tell the ECO?

Some people who want to visit the UK are unable to do so unless a 3rd party steps in and offers to provide sponsorship. We see a lot of this type of thing on this site; nearly all the refusals have to ...
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Is it legal to travel to the UK on a tourist visa to participate in a hackathon?

Is it possible for a non-EU national to visit the UK (on a tourist visa) to participate in a hackathon? The definition of a hackathon is: A hackathon (also known as a hack day, hackfest or ...
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Second British visa application - proof of previous visits

We reside in Ireland and, as non-EU citizens, require a visa to travel to UK. Which we successfully applied for and are now traveling, naturally, as tourists. But there is one potential issue with ...
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Where to stay for London nightlife?

For those looking to travel to London and enjoy the nightlife, where would be the best area to stay? Requirements are nearby bars, alcohol and 20-something crowd all preferably within walking ...
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I've been granted temporary admission to the UK for only three days. What can I do?

I have been told I can't appeal or anything, but is there anything at all I can do? I only have a temporary stay until Monday (2 and a half days admission). I'm a Canadian who came to visit my ...
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Where can I go mud sliding in Europe (ideally the UK)?

I've seen a number of videos on Youtube of people sliding down the muddy banks of the Shubenacadie river in Nova Scotia and it looks great fun. But I can't afford to travel to Nova Scotia. Is there ...
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Entering the UK with dual Danish/Chinese citizenship from China

My son has 2 passports, Danish and Chinese. My wife is Chinese and I'm Danish. We are currently living in Japan, but will be going to the UK later in the year. My wife and son will be going to China ...
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Visa Issues when crossing the English Channel by Jet Ski

Inspired by this video: Jet Skiing Across the English Channel, a Canadian wants to rent a jet ski in Dover and use it to cross the channel. Travelling by jet ski opens visa issues when international ...
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UK Transit Visa, for Indian travelling to Peru [duplicate]

I am a Indian National, traveling to Lima, Peru, via London (Heathrow), and I have a connecting flight with a waiting period of 16 Hours. I arrive Heathrow airport at 2PM and the next connecting ...
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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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In the UK, what is the difference between “Leave to Enter” and a visa?

In most countries that I have traveled to, a visa is a document / attestation that allows you to travel to the country's borders in order to request temporary entry, because you are not normally ...
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UK transit visa need to go to Schengen country [duplicate]

I am traveling from Mumbai to Sweden, Norway and Denmark on Schengen visa via Heathrow airport. I also hold a valid US visa. Do I still need to get Direct Airside Transit visas for UK for onward and ...
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What is the highest viewing spot in London that is accessible free of charge?

I would like to visit a viewing spot in London, but I don't want to pay any entrance fees. Where is the highest spot to do so? Note that restaurants and bars (or other freely accessible venues) are ...
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UK visitors visa for my son, 2 years and I

We are residing in New Zealand. Going to London to visit my mother and stepdad. I would like to know by the income and expenditures it asks for the GBP in pounds. Do I calculate my NZ dollars ...
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UK visa says it's been issued for a family visit, can I still use it for a vacation?

My dad has a 10 year UK visa, on the remarks it says "family visit" my question is if we go on a vacation to the UK will it be a problem for him ? can they refuse him entry?
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Traveling to UK (London) in July, how to find cheap accomodation? [closed]

i'm planning a trip to (UK)London during early July, and i haven't been able to find any type of cheap ( ~15€ / night * person, 3 nights) accomodation, preferably not that far, or, connected to in any ...
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Staying at cousin's home in London, what documentation should I submit with my visa application?

I am planning to stay at my cosuin's place in London, they are not sponsoring my trip we just will be staying with them for period of 10 days. What all documents are required by them apart from ...
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Refused Entry and Removed from the UK; What are the Consequences?

Last week I was travelling to London Heathrow from Pakistan. The immigration officer asked me my reason for coming to the UK. I replied that I was going to visit my friends and also meeting with an ...
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Travel from and to UK with two passports, one of which contains a UK permanent residency

I have 2 Moroccan passports, one is out of date, but has the indefinite leave of remain visa, the other up to date. I did this before, travel from Morocco to UK using this method, but they asked too ...
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Accommodation UK visa

If I'm traveling with someone should the amount of accommodation in the application be my half or the full amount that I have to pay. ok for example I'm traveling with my dad and he's funding for the ...
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Making pen and ink corrections on a UK visa form?

After printing out a UK visa form, can you cross out planned arrival date with a pen and write a new one?
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UK Rail Replacement Bus delay - can you still claim Delay Repay?

In the UK, for most delays, if your train is late enough you're entitled to some compensation. The exact rules vary by Train Operating Company (TOC), just to keep things fun... But most now use the ...
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Entering air ticket costs in a UK Visa application

In the UK visa application form they ask for your cost of the air ticket, if I'm stopping somewhere in between before coming to the UK, do I need to give a figure of the whole air fair example: home ...
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Bank statement validity for UK Visa

When applying for a UK visa, how old should the bank statement be?
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hotel booking cancellation for UK Visa [duplicate]

Is it alright if i cancel my book now pay later hotel booking during the process of my UK visa application ? for example I sent my application on the 25 may and my free cancellation is till 5 june and ...
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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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Are duty free allowances cumulative across outward and return journeys?

This question is based on travelling between the UK and Cancun, Mexico. On the way out (UK -> Mexico) I purchased 200 cigarettes in the duty free shop at LGW. Some (at the current rate c. 50% by the ...
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Visas uk stay 6 months and 17 days [duplicate]

My visas had not expired it remains more a year to me but i havé to exceed 17 days 6 months with it noticing stupidly there is no solution
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Booked with third party - How do I get my flights back?

Basically, I booked a packaged holiday with a third party company, flying with Thomas Cook. I am very disappointed with them. I have already paid (£400) which covers the flights, so technically, the ...
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Visa for baby born in UK, parents on Tier 2 visa [migrated]

I am on a Tier 2 Visa working in the UK, my wife and two kids are on the Tier 2 dependant visas. We are expecting a newborn in July , and I have a few questions regarding his/her visa. Do I need to ...
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UK Visitor visa what document i need [duplicate]

my husband is British and working in rwanda these days. Iam indian and these days on dependent(Resident visa) in Rwanda. My husband and me want to visit his mum so i applied for visitor visa it got ...
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Need information about UK- Irish visa scheme

Currently I am in Dublin on training visa which is sub type of Irish business visa. Visa is valid for 90 days from date of entrance. So just want to understand can I able to visit UK on same visa as ...
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Flying from Halifax via London to India and back from Jeddah

I have a flight booked (round trip) from Halifax,Canada to Jeddah, SaudiArabia VIA London. Now there has been a change in my plans and I want to go to India. So Can I book a flight from UK to India so ...
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Permanent address is old on my passport, what should be filled in the UK visa application form?

I plan to travel to UK but the permanent address on my passport is old one, moved from there few years back. I need to understand what address should I be putting in the visa application form. Will it ...
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Travel to UK with valid Visa & passport [closed]

What are the rules about when a passport with an entry clearance inside nears its expiration date? Are there any rules where my visa could be curtailed because my passport will expire soon? Can i ...
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Does an Accesrail intermodal ticket guarantee connections to and from flights?

The Accesrail website states: First Great Western now provides, thanks to AccesRail, its first air-rail intermodal solution. This allows passengers to go to/from Heathrow or Gatwick Airport to ...
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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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Would I be allowed to get on a plane from the UK and fly to America with tea?

Today I was doing some research on food and drinks and realised that tea is not a very big thing in America and that all the "good" brands of tea are extremely overpriced or quite "un-attractive". So ...
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Is there an app that will calculate a route off main roads for cycling?

I want to go for a short cycle tour but I want to avoid main roads. Is there an app for that?
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Will a non-EU citizen get stamped with a family permit at the airport?

Is it true that a non-EU citizen will get stamped with a family permit at the airport when arriving in the UK with their EU spouse? My husband and I lined up in the non-EU line when we arrived. I am ...
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Transit without visa at Heathrow experience with Indian passport?

Hello everyone this is my first question ever here. I apologize in advance if i have neglected any guideline or policy while asking my question here. So my question is about transit visa at Heathrow ...
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uk visa refusal for mrcp paces exam [duplicate]

I had applied for uk visa for mrcp paces exam on 23rd june 2016. I am Undergoing Training in cardiology and receiving RS 18000(120 UK POUNDS) per month as stipend. the transaction they have shown ...
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Why is there a ticket office /after/ the ticket barriers?

At several larger UK train stations, I have noticed that there is a ticket desk beyond the ticket barriers. This is the case, among other places, in Reading and Birmingham New Street. The desk is ...
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can i get uk visa appointment fees refund before my appointment date?

I have taken appointment for my UK travel visa one week from now. But i want to cancel my UK trip. Can i claim refund for appointment fees paid on appointment cancellation?
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UK visitor visa to be expired [duplicate]

My UK tourist visa expires on 1st August. What is the latest I can enter UK for a short stay from Russia?
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Reapply for UK standard visa after refusal [duplicate]

I applied for UK standard visitor visa for myself, my wife, two children & one unmarried sister last month. Today we received back the passports & all are sanctioned visa except my sister. ...
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Do I need to pay Ryanair checked baggage fee separately on the return trip?

I've paid the checked baggage fee at the airport on the outbound trip. The Ryanair Android app doesn't tell me anywhere whether I can bring a checked bag on the return trip. Do I have to pay again? ...
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UK Transit Visa for a student holding a Spanish NIE card

Could you kindly clarify if the NIE card issued by the Spanish government is equivalent to a "Common format residence permit issued by EEA member?" I am an Indian student, studying in Spain. My ...