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

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schengen visa from uk related query [duplicate]

I am having work permit for one year in UK and currently staying in UK. My wife will join me here on tourist visa, Can she apply Schengen tourist visa from UK? Thanks, Amit
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Bringing pre-made bird's nest soup into the UK

I have an Asian tourist who wants to bring into the UK bags of pre-made bird's nest soup which is apparently very expensive in Asia and needs some advice on this. Is this item allowed? If so, what ...
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Malaysian tourist length of stay extension

My mum is currently here in the UK to visit me on a Malaysian passport, hence she is not required to apply for a tourist visa and is granted 6 months stay from the date of arrival. She arrived in mid ...
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Visitor visa refused

I applied for a visitor visa to the UK in May, which got declined due to insufficient funds and immigration thinking I would not exit the country (I am visiting my BF). This time, I'm reapplying for ...
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UK - Need for business visa, if already have standard visitor visa

I currently have a UK visitor (category: Family) visa for 10 years, which I received in Nov 2015. I need to attend a meeting in Dublin, Ireland for a week and want to find out if I can use my existing ...
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Type of visa for the UK

I'm a Tunisian citizen residing in France, I have a face to face meeting regarding a scientific project during the month of august. However I am lost to what type of visa I should be applying for. ...
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Denied entry into UK/given temporary administion - anyone entered again without a visa

Wondering if anyone has been denied entry into the UK (because of a small misunderstanding etc) but were able to enter again without having to get a visitor visa/clearance visa? Previous I held a T5 ...
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Evidence of return following a visit to the UK [closed]

What are the best sorts of evidence of return following a visit to the UK to provide when applying for a visa ? Apart from employer letter
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tourist visa to uk from ghana [duplicate]

my cousin from Ghana who is a student was refused a general visitor visitor visa as a tourist to the uk sponsored by her uncle on the grounds that and i quote 1.you state that that you wish to visit ...
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Why is a landing card required at UK border control?

Why do they ask for a landing card from non-EU citizens at UK passport control? I read that you have to complete this card, and hand it over to the UK border control along with your passport and visa....
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How does UK Border Force decide which travelers get extra scrutiny?

Both times I entered the UK, I was asked lots of questions while others breezed through. The second time, my anxious bus driver and many passengers had to wait a long time. Do I just look like a bum?...
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My business visit visa is sponsored by company, Do I need to show my bank statement? [duplicate]

My new job requested me to visit UK to their headquarters for 6 weeks for training on a project I'm working with them and return back to continue my work from their subsidiary company which is them ...
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My business visit visa got refused and I need some help [duplicate]

Recently I got a job after doing some freelance and voluntary work, but the new job required me to travel to UK for 6 weeks. So I had to apply Business visit visa myself and they provided me ...
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UK visit visa refused twice [duplicate]

I had applied twice for a UK visit visa in January for the purpose of sitting the PLAB 2 medical exam , but my applications were refused , though my cousin who is a consultant doctor in UK-NHS ...
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How do UK airports prevent people without UK visas from boarding domestic flights?

The UK, like the US, doesn't do exit border checks at Airports, meaning domestic and international flights leave from the same gates. For this reason, the US does not have airside Transit; however ...
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Edward Elgar £20 notes in UK

So I got a few £20 notes which were intended to be given as pocket money on a child's trip to UK. As the notes looked differently and some were older than other I realized that: Elgar £20 note no ...
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Visa to attend UK conference from Egypt [duplicate]

I'm employed and will attend a conference in the UK but I can't figure out what kind of visa I should be applying for. In the gov.uk website its written I should be applying for a standard visitor ...
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Can US citizen apply for UK's standard visitor visa while being in UK?

The problem is very simple yet complicated as hell. My girlfriend wants to visit to me in UK, but we are very confused about the visa things. As far as we understand when she'll come to UK she'll be ...
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Reason for a UK visa refusal

I have a plan to present my research at the University of Bristol between 10-16 July 2016. I am a lecturer in Government University in Thailand. My wife also applied for Tourist VISA. She would like ...
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Family Visit Visa Refusal UK

I have been recently refused a visit visa to UK. There are couple of reasons, which are quite obvious. I did not provide the authorities some proper proofs which could have supported my application, ...
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Uk Transit visa USA-Germany [duplicate]

I am from Pakistan and currently studying in Germany. I have a D type visa for Germany. Next month I am going to America for 15 days on a tour visa. On my return flight I have a stay of 22 hours in ...
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Should I submit my friend's (sponsor's) bank statements? [duplicate]

I recently applied for a short-term visit visa, as a non-working student, which was refused. My mother is the one paying for the trip and I had shown the necessary bank statements. I was planning on ...
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Does UK Visa application question 'What is the cost to you personally of your trip in GBP(£)' require bank statement/s? [duplicate]

I've read the Q/A for "How should I answer the questions in the “Employment and Income” section of a UK visa application?", and it's the same that my relative will sponsor for me. There, the applicant ...
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UK visitor visa refused for parents - want to re-apply [duplicate]

Gayot Fow, Hi, Please would you add something from your experienced eyes to my queries below. Thanks. Thanks for your time for reading my post. I made a mistakes in filing application forms for my ...
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Business visa to Bangladesh for a Canadian citizen residing in the UK

Here's the situation: Canadian citizen, residing in the UK, working remotely for a Canadian business As part of that work, needs to visit Bangladesh on a business trip Would like to apply for the ...
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Travel to England From Portugal [duplicate]

I'm travelling from Portugal to England in September, now that the Brexit has been approved, Do I need a passport? and my brother that is under 18? tks!
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The UK has voted to leave the EU. How does Brexit affect people traveling to the UK and vice-versa?

On 23rd of June, 2016, the UK voted in a referendum to leave the EU. This leads to the following questions: Are UK citizens traveling to the EU affected? Are EU citizens traveling to the UK affected?...
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Here are my ties to my home country. Do you think they are enough? How can I prove them?

I am married with kids. I have a stable job I have no property or other source of income apart from monthly salary. I'm traveling alone to UK for tourism. One of the grounds for refusal on the ...
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I was refused a UK short-term study visa. Can I reapply immediately?

I applied for a short term study visa. I got admission to an Oxford summer course. In my visa application, I gave all the supportive documents. But my visa has been refused by stating that the bank ...
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uk visa got refused when to re apply [duplicate]

I applied for the UK visa which i applied as visitor visa in which i wanted to learn makeup artistry for a time of 45 days . the reasons for the rejection were : 1. London academy of freelance makeup ...
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What details should a good cover letter contain to backup a UK Visit Visa application

I'm married have a job with stable income. I have 2 kids. I have applied for UK visit visa about 7 years ago.I can't remember what exactly was the reason for refusal. I want to travel for tourism to ...
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Are there any guide books that give details of walks that are accessible to a wheelchair user in the Peak District (UK)

Are there any guide books that give details of walks that are accessible to a wheelchair user in the Peak District (UK)? For example the paths have a reasonable surface and there are no steps or ...
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What documents does a sponsor in the UK have to show in order to confirm they can host a guest?

Provided that my sponsor owns a house in the UK, are council tax and utility bills enough documents as proof that my sponsor can accommodate me?
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Where do I apply for a UK transit visa?

Everyone is so helpful with informing me that I need one but no one can tell me where to apply. The uk.gov website also doesn't seem to be able to help on that front.
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UK last train cancellation and unhelpful staff - what to do?

Last night, we were planning to travel on the last train of the night to get us home, which was the penultimate train from the station. (Exact route withheld for now, but it was with Chiltern Railways ...
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I am from Jordan and I have perment resident in Italy do I need visa to UK [duplicate]

If I have a resident permit in any European country, can I visit the UK without visa ?
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Do i need to add any family pics with UK visit visa application after adding marriage certificate and kids birth certificate

Do I need to add any family/wedding photographs after adding marriage certificate and kids birth certificate. Do I need a cover letter and what details should I show on the cover letter.
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Regarding the supporting documents for a UK visit visa, what documentation can I submit as proof of accommodation if I am staying at a friend's house?

My friend-( a British citizen) owns the house which means he doesn't rent. However, when i was reading the visitor: supproting documents guide on page 8 of 8 (https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/...
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Additional needed documents for UK trip if someone will shoulder all expenses

Someone (a relative) from the UK (already a naturalized British Citizen) will be financing my trip, as well as taking care of my accommodation. What are the documents I need to submit aside from bank ...
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Clerical error in UK visa application, but form already submitted - what should I do?

I'm from the Philippines, and I plan on travelling to the UK with my sister to visit a relative. I have just submitted my visa application and have already paid online, when I noticed that I've made ...
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How to get football tickets for Premier League when traveling

I will be visiting Manchester in few months and I am interested to get tickets to a derby football match. I am trying to figure out the best way to buy tickets for a foreigner (i. e. I will be in the ...
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Uk visa for Indians travelling for a month

I have an Indian passport and a valid B1/B2 US Tourist visa. I have recently quit job and i am currently pursuing something personal which is not strictly work or business. I have previously travelled ...
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UK Visit Visa is Sponsor's bank statement mandatory, provided they are not financial sponsor?

Me and my wife applied for UK Standard Tourism visa. we planning for short holiday of about 1 week. We are all self funded financially. However, One of Our son's is in UK upon evaluating the ...
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Can a Kenyan person with a Schengen visa travel to the UK?

Can a Kenyan citizen who holds a Schengen visa travel to the UK for a short period?
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Forgot old passport with schengen/student visa

I am a Japanese full-time student in the UK now on a trip to Paris. I have two passports: one new and valid, one old and void. However, my student visa/Schengen visa is in the old passport, which I ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa in the UK if I'm a student at a local university?

I'm a non-EU citizen (Bolivian) currently studying a PhD in the UK. I'm thinking about having a trip throughout Europe. Does anybody know if I can apply for the Schengen visa within the UK where I'm a ...
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Will VFS UK Chennai call my sponsor?

I applied for my Graduation visit visa to the UK this week and I put a company sponsor letter and their bank statements as proof. Usually, do they make telephone calls to my sposnsor (the Company CEO)...
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How long is a CA Statement valid as per UKIV for UK visit visa purposes?

I got my CA (Chartered Accountant) Statement done a month back. Which include the property Assessment, other Immovable assets (to prove financial ties to back home), family income and available liquid ...
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UK Transit visa and Schengen visas [duplicate]

I will travel from Prague to Rome. I have a layover in London for 5 hours and proceed to Rome by the same airlines. I was only granted a single entry Schengen Visa by the Poland Embassy. Do I qualify ...
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UK 10 days visit visa refusal [duplicate]

I've applied for a visit visa to spend my paid annual leave with my fiancée - 10 days ( British Citizen ). Although I 've submitted all the requested documents ( signed application form, Employment ...