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

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Visa validity for UK

I haves tourist visa to UK from july26 2015 to January 26,2016. How do they count the months im going to stay in UkFrom the time I arrived in UK or I will be allowed only the months stated in my ...
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Do the governments of United Kingdom and USA share immigration data?

My brother applied for a US visa in 2008 with a fake document and it was refused on those grounds. In 2015, he got the visas of and traveled to two Schengen countries on another passport. He intends ...
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Consequences of withholding information for a UK visa

I want to go to UK in December 2015 for tourism for two weeks. But while I was checking the application in part 5.9 it asks "Have you ever worked for any organisation ..." and I ticked yes in the ...
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Can I travel to Dublin, Republic of Ireland with UK Tier 2/Schengen visas with Indian Passport

Can anyone please guide me if I can travel to Dublin for a short trip with UK Tier 2 Visa and an Indian Passport? Additionally I have a valid Schengen Visa stamped on passport as well.
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UK student visitor refused, what to do next? [closed]

I am 21. I am Vietnamese. I have been accepted for the 26-week-long General English course in St Giles International Brighton, UK. I have applied to the UK Visas and Immigration office in Vietnam. I ...
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Fast lane in the UK? [duplicate]

As an American, I am used to driving on the right, and that the left lane on a major highway is supposed to be the "fast lane"... If I attempt to drive in the UK, is the right lane the "fast lane" on ...
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Do I need a transit visa for UK? [duplicate]

I am an Indian studying Germany with category D visa. I need to travel to India and back to Germany through British airway which has a transit at London Airport. Do I need a transit visa, if I am not ...
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How many laptops can I take from India to UK in flight?

I am travelling to UK on Business Visa with 2 laptops, 1 work laptop and other is my personal laptop from India. Is it allowed to take 2 laptops to UK and vice versa or do I need to pay any customs ...
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Extension of validity of French identity cards

I am French. Can I enter Britain with an expired French identity card ?
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Getting refused entry and removed at Heathrow, X in passport

I have been to the UK 12 times and I also had a 2 year visa. My boyfriend lives in England and we have been together 8 years. Last time I visited I was refused entry because I didn't have a return ...
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UK: Train vs. Car in 2015 [closed]

I am currently staying in the UK under a work visa. My parents, who have never been out of the United States, are coming to visit me and want to see all that the UK has to offer. I have only traveled ...
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Returning to UK on a business visit visa for tourism [duplicate]

I got my business visa on 7th may 2015 and want to visit the place again on this visa, however this time to visit my friends. Is this possible?
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What do I need to do to move in with a friend and his family in another country? [closed]

I live in the United States and my friend lives over in England with his family. There's a very good chance that I'm going to be living with them somewhere down the line. I'll be working for my ...
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Is it normal that a socket only gives electricity when the plug is plugged in one way

I bought this type f to type g power adapter for using my norwegian laptop etc in UK. It only works if I put the charger plug in one way into the adapter, but if I switch it around so that the ...
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UK entry denied: how to go about ensuring access next time

My 20 year old son was denied entry to the UK with a valid U.S. passport; reason given was they felt he would try to gain employment and not leave the country. How do we go about trying again? ...
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10 Year UK Tourist Visa

I would like to apply for a 10 year UK tourist visa. Current Visa Status: H1B (US Work visa) UK Visa History: Been granted 3 separate 6-month tourist visas in the last 8 years. (2008, 2012, 2014) ...
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Uk visa Refusal

I am a Ghanian citizen. The evidence I provided in support of my UK visa application are: a letter from my employer, a wage slips from my company, a bank statements, person who invited me provided ...
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Bus from London to Europe…which ones take the ferry?

I'm a Canadian flying to London next year and I want to take the ferry to Europe. I see fares to Brussels that look good at around $40 round trip, but I don't wanna do the Channel Tunnel, I wanna take ...
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Expenditure for uk visit visa for dependents

My family is applying for a visit visa application to the UK and I have some questions. they are going together as a family, however each person has to fill out the form. In the income/expenditure ...
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Is there a limit to a total number of months a holder of UK multiple entry visitor visa can spend in UK per calendar year?

A relative of mine has received a multiple-entry UK visa for 2 years. Is there a particular limit on how many months in total per year she can stay in UK? The way I understand the current rule is that ...
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UK Rail Season Ticket and Intermediate Stations

Suppose I have a UK rail season ticket for journeys between stations A and D on the following line: ---A---B---C---D--- Can I use the same season ticket to make the following journeys: A to B C to ...
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Will I be denied student visa? [closed]

I traveled from the Bahamas to the UK a few days ago embark on a 1yr foundation program. I was told by the international student advisor that I should travel to the UK and begin my program and work on ...
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Identifying reserved seats on British trains

Is there a clear way to tell on British trains (generally) which seats/tables are reserved seats? In Germany we definitely made some mistakes accidentally taking seats that were eventually reserved, ...
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Using Britrail Pass - reservations

We decided to go with the Britrail pass for our journey (thanks for the recommendation there). I understand it's like a German train ticket (my only European experience) in that you can get on ...
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What sort of power adapter do I need to use Norwegian electronics in UK

I am going from Norway to UK for a 4 year long university course. I think the power socket is different to the one used here in Norway. Can somebody give a link (amazon.co.uk) to the power adapter I ...
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Can I travel after visa's intended travel date?

I just finished applying for my visa and had originally planned to travel on the 30th of September, so I put that as my intended date of travel. But now I will not be leaving until close to the second ...
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UK General visa inquiry

In my old passport I visited Turkey and Belgium. But a problem happened during my arrival in Belgium and the officer in the airport put a stamp on the Schengen visa "annulled" means my visa got ...
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How to visit my mother in UK who is in a serious condition at hospital, from India [duplicate]

I am a Srilankan national living in India for past 20 years married to a indian girl. i had regular India visa till 2014 and awaiting for 2015 Indian visa yet. My mom and brothers are living in UK, my ...
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Type of visa to apply to attend a conference in the UK

I am Dr Bashu from Nepal I am confused about the type of visa to apply to visit UK,London for a conference of 3days. I have the letter of sponsorship from there as well Thanks a lot
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UK transit visa from US to Spain [duplicate]

I am a Turkish national with a residence permit and foreign number identification card from Spain. At the time of my journey I will hold a valid B1 type of US visa. I booked a ticket from US to Spain ...
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UK visa criteria and interview

I would like to seek answers about the following questions related to UK visa procedure Does visa refusal for one category of visa application affect the visa application in another visa category (...
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UK citizen Entering the UK on a one way ticket and US passport

can my son ...who is a UK citizen, but only holds a U.S. Passport ...enter the UK on a one way ticket. We want to visit family and apply for his UK passport in Britain. We only plan to stay for a ...
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Denied entry to the UK after having student visa refused a week earlier, what are my options now? [duplicate]

On the 1st of September my Tier 4 student visa application was rejected but I made the mistake of thinking I was still entitled to enter the UK with my US passport. I had already purchased a Eurostar ...
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Not sure whether UK border will allow me travel [duplicate]

I am an Indian national and having a Permesso di Soggiorno in Italy. It is issued under study status for two years Master course and first year soggiorno is going to expires on 13 Nov2015. By October ...
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UK standard business visa, tourism [duplicate]

I have received standard visitor business visa in summer this year and went to UK and back already. I would like to go to UK for tourism in November, and my visa will be still valid at that time. ...
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How to avoid getting a visa refusal when applying for a UK visitor visa?

I'd like to know how to get a UK standard visa without getting refused. I have everything needed for my travel knowing that I'll just stay for 12 days (tourism) but I'm worried because Egypt, where I'...
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Can Bulgarian residents enter the UK without a visa?

I am an Egyptian citizen; I am going to marry a Bulgarian girl and I will apply for a family residence permit in Bulgaria. With Bulgarian residency, will I be allowed to enter the UK without a visa?
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Buying/using Railcard (UK) from USA

I'll be in the UK in a few weeks, and will do some train travelling with my wife and two (under 5) children. The kids are free on trains, yay, so we're planning to get a Two Together railcard (As we'...
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Traveling Around Europe [closed]

I am studying Abroad in Italy for exactly 89 days but I am wanting to visit family friends and family while already in Europe. My schedule is hopefully.. Italy - 3 months UK - 2 weeks ...
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UK General Visitor Visa - Evidence to be provided regarding my last trip to Europe

Recently, I've traveled to Spain & Germany with Multi-Entry Schengen Visa and my visa issued by Spanish Embassy. Received Entry & Exit stamps in Spain on my passport, then flow to Germany to ...
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UK visa for less than 24 hours of stay

I wish to travel Europe this December with my spouse. We will be there on Schengen Visa. We want to be at London on the eve of New Year and would return to Paris on 1st January, so our stay in London (...
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*Urgent* American citizen studying in the UK. Flight leaves tomorrow, visa in processing and no biometrics? [closed]

Can I enter the UK as a visitor, while my visa is in processing and have my biometrics done there? Or do I have to come back to the USA? I only recently received my CAS and there were no biometric ...
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transit visa for UK with expired US visa [duplicate]

I entered US on end of May 2015 and my visa expires end of sep 2015. i am planning to go to india via KU102 (kuwait airways) JFK-London-Kuwait-Delhi on 5th nov 2015. My visa would have expired by then ...
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Arriving in UK before Tier 4 student visa becomes 'valid' [duplicate]

I'm from the USA, and have a UK tier 4 student visa already issued to me. They made an error on the date that it becomes 'valid', however I received the passport back only a week before flying, and ...
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I'm Singaporean, my 90-day Schengen stay has expired. Can I transit via Zurich from Croatia to UK? [duplicate]

I hold a Singapore passport but my tourist stay under the 90/180 Schengen rule has expired. I'm currently in Croatia (not under Schengen rule) and want to travel to UK (also not under Schengen rule) ...
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Can I travel in UK before switching to a study visa?

As I read in general visitor visa Terms & Condition, I would only be granted to stay up to 6 months in UK. However I am planning to apply for General Student Visa to further my studies. Would it ...
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Is there somewhere I can work on a laptop in or near London Euston station?

I have a longish layover in London Euston and I have some work to do. Working includes using a laptop, ideally with a power socket, and paper notebooks. Is there somewhere I can work in or near London ...
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Are you allowed to stay in London parks after closing time?

I notice that many London parks (Hyde, Regent's, etc) have closing times between 4pm-8pm. I'd like to stargaze at a park, but I'm not sure if I'll be chased out after the park officially closes?
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Taking personal prescription drugs to London?

I have some prescription modafinil, and will be visiting London for a short trip. Is it okay to bring a couple of pills for personal use? I do not have a prescription on me atm (I am coming from India)...
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Is there a way to look up live delay information for Eurostars?

I'm currently on a Eurostar that's stationary somewhere in Kent... No announcements, no staff to be seen, but excellent 4G signal strength! And I'd quite like to know how late we're likely to be, some ...