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

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Myself and my immediate family UK General Visitor visa was refused for insufficient funds evidence

We applied for UK General Visitor visa for 10 days, and were refused: You have submitted an employment letter to confirm your occupation in KSA. Although your employment letter details your ...
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How can I get help understanding UK visa requirements?

There are already many questions on visa requirements to enter the UK, including transit visas and visitor visa for family members (e.g. Can a Thai national married to a UK citizen enter the UK ...
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Refused PLAB visa last year, reapplying now [duplicate]

I visited my sister in UK last year for 6 months sep-mar 2014, for which I got family visitors visa during which I had cleared my PLAB 1 and had vacation with my sister and her family in UK. ...
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Applying for UK visa after refusal

I'm a Russian national reapplying for UK general (6 month) visa. Unfortunately I threated my first application with unacceptable sloppiness and only now come to realize seriousness of consequences. ...
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UK visa bank statement info

I need some info please. I am going to apply for a UK visa for PLAB exam. About the bank account statement, I have a joint account with my brother in an Indian bank, but I am currently not in India. ...
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UK PLAB Visa Refusal

I had applied for a PLAB (Doctors) Visa for the UK to appear in PLAB test. I got refused on the basis of two recent large deposits in the bank statement I provided (my mothers). In reality, these are ...
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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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Trying to gather the right documents for my next application

I was refused a visit visa to the UK and I'm trying to apply again, but I'm still confused on how to answer some questions. cost of trip to you personally cost of flights or ship how much do you ...
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Transit VISA for US from India via London [duplicate]

I know this is a kind of duplicate question but my scenario is bit different and I am looking for the answer as per my scenario. My parents will be travelling from India to New York via London after ...
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Options for Eurostar travel affected by strike?

My parents are due to get the Eurostar on Friday August 28th and there will be tube strikes. Their train is coming from Lowestoft to Liverpool Street and I allowed 2 hours for them to get the St ...
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Is there a Post Office in Heathrow?

I am flying from India to England on Saturday and will reach Heathrow on Sunday morning. I would like to post a gift to my friend from Heathrow Airport. Is that possible?
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South African Travel agent wants to see my passport - I live in the UK [duplicate]

My friends in South Africa are purchasing a round trip plane ticket for me in December 2015. I'll be flying from London to Durban and back to London and their travel agent wants to see my Passport. I ...
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B2 (US) visa for International student in the UK [closed]

I'm an international student in the UK (visa expiry 2019) planned to go to California on holidays (booked flights and hostels already, paid and confirmed) and visa interview is later this month. I ...
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Travelling with anyone to uk

I'm filling my application at the official visa4uk site. I have plans that my family including my wife and kids joining me later Regarding the question are you travelling with anyone should I mention ...
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reapplying visit visa after refusal - income and expenditure

Tax return documents that my husband has are for big contracts he did as far back as 2013. Will these be too old to use to support his self employed status? For filing for tax returns in retrospect, ...
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Do I need a UK transit visa for flying to the Canary Islands? [duplicate]

I am planning to visit Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain in October from Mumbai, India. I have already applied for a Spanish visa and am expecting to get it in two to three weeks. I have booked a ...
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Re-Applying for UK Visit visa after refusal

I am a Ghanaian studying in the UK. My husband applied for a General visit visa to come over to the UK to support me in September when our baby is due but was refused on grounds of insufficient funds. ...
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Is birth certificate accepted when entering UK?

I am a Lithuanian that lives in UK. I am planning to take a trip to Portugal in two weeks time, and my 4 year old son's Lithuanian passport (EU Citizen) would expire while in Portugal. I have ...
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Can I travel to the UK on different dates from those on my entry clearance?

I have a "Standard Visitor Entry Clearance" for the UK and will be traveling there from Saudi Arabia. Is it necessary to travel on the same date I provided on my application? Will the Immigration ...
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Ireland Tax : Indian Passport holder [migrated]

I am indian passport holder and going to Dublin, Ireland for 1 year. If I my salary is 3400 euro monthly then how much in hand salary I will get after tax deduction.
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UK Immigration officers arrivals interview questions

When interviewing arrivals seeking entry, what questions do UK Immigration offices ask? Also, what will be asked on the landing card?
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Daughter's UK student visa refusal [closed]

My daughter was accepted by a private boarding school in UK for her post 16 studies. She applied for Tier 4 Visa under the PBS scheme. She got 30 points for CAS but she did not get 10 points under the ...
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Arriving to the UK with an entry clearance. What can I expect at my landing interview? [duplicate]

Arriving at UK IMMIGRATION... I m travelling from saudi arabia on Pakistan passport.. What to expect from them? How about the question they gonna ask on interview?
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How to track my UK Visa Application Status?

Is there any way I can track the status of my application? I have applied for a visa on 20th Aug and I have opted for SMS notifications. First day I got an SMS from VFS Team stating application ...
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I have applied for UK general visit visa 2 weeks ago but have not received any information yet [duplicate]

I had applied for a general visit visa for U.K. on July 23 and my travel date is August 8 and I haven't received any information regarding my visa yet. What should I do now?is there any way to check ...
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Non-EU citizen travelling with EU citizen (Irish spouse) to Turkey; do I need a visa?

Am a non EU citizen but my husband is. We live and work in UK and I have a residential permit. I'm looking to book a holiday to Turkey for my hubby and I for 5 days. Do I need to apply for a visa to ...
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Are there any caverns in the Peak District suitable for young children?

I'm travelling to the Peaks this summer with an 18 month old and my wife. I would like for my wife to see one of the caverns there, but it needs to be suitable for our 18mo, meaning we can get out ...
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Can I reenter the UK on the visa-free regime?

My wife is a US citizen. She was given a 180-day private medical visa to the UK finishing on 24th August. She left the UK on 16th July after using 97 days of the visa. She wishes to reenter the UK on ...
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We apply for UK Visa in 29th July 2015 [duplicate]

We have applied for UK Visa on 29th July 2015 and would like to know the date when we will get the Visa
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Do I need a tuberculosis test if I lived in the UK for more than 6 months but not consecutively? [closed]

I am from a country where tuberculosis testing is required to apply for a UK student visa. I have studied in the UK for two years and my visa will expire in a few months, so I need to apply for a new ...
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Procedure for travelling to UK with a valid Schengen visa from India [duplicate]

I am an indian citizen now in Netherlands with a valid Schengen busniness visa.I want to travel to UK just for a week.What are procedures for it and should i apply a tourist visa to UK and will i be ...
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UK Transit Visa from Pakistan [closed]

I have student visa of Sweden. I'm applying for UK transit visa. Just confused that if i get visa and go UK airport, immigration officer can make problem for me and will not let me allow to cross uk ...
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UK Visas for a family with young children

We are sponsoring a family to visit us in UK as friends from Madagascar for 2 weeks. They have a 6 year old and a 16 month old. Do the kids need their own visas, and are they the standard visitor ...
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Do i need a transit visa for heathrow airport? [duplicate]

I would be boarding flight from Copenhagen to Bangalore via Heathrow stopover for roughly 2 hours.I have an Indian passport,I checked the flight details,its clearly mentioned that I wouldnt be ...
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Prepaid bank card in the UK

I would like to get a prepaid debit card while in the UK. I know Mastercard offers such a cards (even gift cards which, as I understand, can be used by other person than myself), however I cannot find ...
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General Visit Visa for UK bank statement [duplicate]

I am planning to apply tourist visa for myself and my family. I am doing all of the travel expenses for my family. Do I need to submit my 6 months bank statement for each application of my dependents ...
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Is there secure bicycle parking at the Reading train station?

Is there secure bicycle parking at Reading train station? By secure I mean: staffed and with a system that ensures other people cannot take my bicycle, where I can leave a bicycle safely for 3 days. ...
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Where to look up times for shows in London?

I am visiting London as a tourist and would like to go to a theater to watch a movie. In the US I'd use Fandango - just type in my zip code, see what's playing near me and go for the time indicated. ...
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Transit Visa required for London while going to USA? [duplicate]

I hold a valid Indian passport and I would be travelling to the USA (from India) with a valid US Visa the coming weekend. I have a long layover of 10 hours at the LHR terminal 5. I would like to roam ...
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Travelling to Dublin via London

I am travelling to UK from India on a Business Visa. But have a meeting in Dublin the immediate next day. I know my BV allows me to travel to Dublin. My question : My port of entry has to be ...
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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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Egyptian student - was refused tourist visa from UK? [closed]

I am an Egyptian student. Last summer I applied for a tourist visa and I got refused because my bank statement when I applied showing the past 3 months were: first month balance : 0 , and other two ...
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Transit passenger through Heathrow with expiry of period J1 visa period [duplicate]

J1 visa just expired one day before but i am coming in British airwsys from OKC to Dallas to Heathrow reaching at 625AM n next flight British airways at 1015AM to New Delhi with my valid Passport ...
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Is multiple entry for UK general tourist visa possible? [duplicate]

I am a Filipina. I booked a tour package with Expat Explore for 10 days tour in Europe. But the start and end point of the tour will be in Greenwich. Basically, I will enter London on June 1, then ...
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UK Multiple entry visitor visa

I am from India and I have valid multiple entry visa valid till September 2015. I travelled to UK and stayed for a month and came back to India. Can I again travel to UK on the same visa and stay till ...
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reapplying for tourist visa to UK after refusal

My daughter wanted to travel to UK on tourist visa as her student visa expired. She wanted to go there to meet her sister working there on tier 2 (general visa). She by mistake showed my bank ...
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Can Indians on UK tourist visa apply for Schengen tourist visa in London?

We are Indians and will be visiting UK on short-stay visas for about 5 months. Can we apply for Schengen tourist visas while we are in London?
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Getting a Tourist visa after a Student visa

I did see a very similar question to this but it applied to working visas not student visas, but my situation is that I will be studying in France next year for 5-6 months using a student visa. Can I ...
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Remedy for tourist visa refused twice

I have twice been rejected for a UK tourist visa. I have completed BSc Information Technology in Organisation from University of Southampton United Kingdom in July 2014. First time the tourist visa ...
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Applying for US tourist visa from UK

I am an Indian passport holder residing in UK under Tier 2 ITC visa. I plan to visit Orlando (USA) with my wife for a week and return back to London. Is it possible for me to apply from London and ...