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

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Can I travel alone on a UK Child Visit visa?

I am 16 years old. I have got UK visit accompanied with my parents only. Now I have to travel alone to UK next week. Can I go with the same visa? Kindly advice me.
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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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UK visa validity begins on date of issue or intended date of arrival?

I've already submitted my UK visa application, but have yet to receive the visa. I need to book a flight a day or two before the 'intended date of arrival' that I've entered in my application. My ...
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Overstayed UK student visa in the past. Can I now visit the UK again?

I was on a student visa in UK. My visa got expired and I overstayed 3 yrs more in addition to my visa. So in simple I stayed 3 yrs as illegal in the UK. Then I came back to my country deliberately. ...
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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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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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Can my wife leave the UK while on a spouse visa?

I'm recently married. I was born here in the UK. My wife lives with me and has an Indian passport and spouse visa. We are looking at going on holiday back to India. Is she allowed to leave the country ...
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Multiple entry visa to UK (sponsored visitor)

I'll be going to UK as sponsored visitor - am I allowed to apply for Multiple visa entry to UK?
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Until when can you (for a fee) change a UK advanced purchase train ticket?

As detailed on the National Rail Enquiries page for Advanced Purchase tickets: Advance fares are valid only on the date and train shown on the ticket and are non-refundable. You can change the ...
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How to find which UK visa type was previously issued for me, if I don't have the previous passport?

I need to check the visa type of my previous UK, I am trying to check this since I am at my native and to get this information I need to travel back to work place but it would take min 10 days. Can ...
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I'm in the UK on a working holiday visa. How can I cancel the visa if I want to leave the country?

I am a New Zealander on a Working Holiday visa in the UK. I want to leave the UK before my visa expires to get the visa for the Netherlands before I turn 31. How long does it take to be considered ...
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South African and EU dual citizenship travelling to the UK [duplicate]

I am traveling to the UK using my dual citizenship. When leaving South Africa, I will be using my SA passport which will have an "exit" stamp on it. But once I arrive in England I will be using my EU ...
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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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Can I visit the UK in the final week of my visa?

I'm from Saudi Arabia and I'm planning to visit UK next month but when I checked my visa it showed that it will expire in one month. So, Is it OK to make a journey in the last week of my visa? and ...
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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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Hidden Requirements in UK Visa Applications? (Source of evidence of funds)

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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Can I visit UK with Italian stay permit?

I'm an Egyptian citizen, who holds Schengen visa and stay permit in Italy. Can I go to UK for some days with my stay permit and Schengen visa?
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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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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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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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Travel from London to Paris or Zurich by train without a Schengen visa

As an Indian citizen, if I travel through train (Eurostar) from London to either Paris or Zurich, would I require a Schengen visa? I am on a trip with family to London. We all want to explore some ...
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The meaning of UK dependent visa application centre correspondence?

I have applied for the UK dependent visa my wife has a European passport and I have Indian passport. We have given all documents and today is 8th day and the UK visa centre has sent me an e-mail ...
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UK visa refused (pakistani nationals) - need advice on fresh application

Recently my parents and I applied for a UK general visitor visa. My father's visa was rejected due to an influx of funds in his account. Furthermore, my mother’s application was also subsequently ...
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Refund of the application fee (UK Family Visa)

My friend has applied for a UK Family Visa which has been rejected. Can he claim a refund of the application fee?
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UK Visa Application for Thai Citizen

I wish to apply for a visa for my Thai girlfriend (of 3 years) to accompany me on a business trip lasting 5-7 days to the United Kingdom. I am a UK national by birth, but have been resident in Hong ...
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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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UK visa: unsigned application form

I just submitted my UK tourist visa application. However I forgot to sign the printed online form although I made an e-signature after my fingerprints registration. Does this lead to a refusal?
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Does a US Citizen need a visa to enter as a tourist to the UK for 6 months?

Everything I've seen points to no (and I would love that to be true since applying for a visa online costs money) but I'm worried about getting refused due to the length of time I wish to stay, which ...
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UK Visa Refusal: Provenance of funds/parking

I have applied recently for a general visitor visa to the UK to spend 10 days during Christmas with my British unmarried partner and it has been turned down. The Entry Clearance Officer stated on ...
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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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Transiting from the US through the UK on a Child Visitor visa

I have a UK child visitor visa but I have to transit through the UK from USA. Is this possible if I'm going alone?
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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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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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How much money do I need to show as proof of support when applying for a UK Standard Visitor visa?

I am an Indian citizen studying in Italy on an Italian visa that expires 19 November, 2015. I have permesso di soggiorno. I want to visit the United Kingdom for my vacations for a week during March. I ...
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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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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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“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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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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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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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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Is visa required for an Indian national having French Visa to travel UK? [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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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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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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Can I enter the UK on my expired British passport if I have a valid South African passport?

I have a valid South African passport and an expired British passport - it expired 18 October 2009. I need to travel to the UK in March 2015. Do I need a visa to get into the UK?
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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 ...
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Is tap water in Ireland and England drinkable?

I would like to ask if the tap water in hostels of Ireland and England is drinkable. I never saw someone drink from there, and even in the pubs you have to order for a bottle.
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UK visitor visa - max validity period policy?

UK grants visitor visas valid for 1, 2, 5 and 10 years, and the website says: You might be able to stay for longer if: you apply (and pay an extra fee) for a long-term visit visa and you can ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa: rules for forward dating

I'm an Indian with an Indian passport. I'm planning to apply for visitors visa to UK. Once I have my visitors visa approved, can I make my travel plans anytime within that approved time frame? I ...
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May I be refused to enter the UK?

I currently have the UK student visitor visa, valid until 26th of February. I am done with my semester in the UK, my studies are officially over but I really want to visit my friend in England for ...