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

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Arriving in the UK 3 weeks earlier before valid study visa date [duplicate]

I would be traveling from Malaysia to the UK to further my studies in September 2016 under the Tier 4 General Study Visa. I understand that I am only allowed to arrive at the UK up to one month before ...
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How to show proof of income for a retired person on a UK Visit Visa Application?

I'm applying UK visit visa application on behalf of my parents and my father is retired and currently his income is coming from a several lands lease, flats rent also he has some savings, my mom is ...
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Can I Use Different Bank Accounts to fulfill UK Visit Visa's Financial Requirement?

I have money in two different accounts (different banks) and can I use both of them to fulfil UK visit visa's financial requirement? And another question related to this => how long the money has to ...
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Can I travel as a tourist on a business visa to UK? [duplicate]

I'm an Indian holding a valid C-type-business visa, issued to me in August 2015. I've already visited UK in last September. I'm now planning a trip with my family to visit UK again, this time on ...
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Effects of removal from the UK on entry to USA and Canada

I arrived at Heathrow airport on 5/5/16. Following an interview with the immigration officer I was refused leave to enter for not giving a reliable answer to the immigration officer. I was detained ...
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Transfer time at LHR (T3->T2 to SNN)

Arriving (T3) on an AA ORD flight and have 2 hours to transfer to an Aer Lingus flt to SNN (T2). Will that be enough time to make it?
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Do we need to create separate accounts for our children to apply for a UK visit visa?

My wife, three kids and I want to apply for UK visitor visas. Do we need to create five different accounts for the online applications or can we all apply from the same account?
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South African citizen in UK on a student visa (less than 90 days left) travelling to Schengen Area [closed]

I am a South African citizen on a Tier 4 UK student visa which expires at the end of August. I am hoping to go to the Schengen area (Italy and then France) from 28 June to 4 July, but I noticed that ...
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My uncle will sponsor my trip to the UK. How do I show this on a UK visa application?

My uncle is going to sponsor me for my trip and he is paying for all my accommodation. The question asks that how much I would be spending on my UK trip. Should I put the complete amount (about 1500 ...
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UK Visa - will we get it? [closed]

My husband and I are traveling to the UK for our honeymoon after getting married. I have traveled quite a bit previously, but I have had one UK visa rejection four years ago, as I was careless and ...
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Transit visa for UK if on Dutch residency permit [duplicate]

I am a South African living in the Netherlands on a residence permit. My husband is Dutch, and we are going on holiday to South Africa. I have a flight booked back from South Africa to Amsterdam, via ...
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Long term Visa for Nepal [closed]

I am a British citizen and wish to work and stay in Nepal for 2 years. Will I get 2 years visa in order to work and stay?
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UK visa application - what visa type to select for a conference?

I am a student in USA on F1 visa, I need to attend a conference in England and wanted to know the procedure to apply for the visa. Since I am in the US, when I start using the visa portal on gov.uk, ...
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Do I need to pass UK Border Control if I'm changing from Terminal 5 to Terminal 4 at Heathrow? [duplicate]

I'm an Indian national. I'm travelling from Germany to India and I have a 9 hour stop at Heathrow Airport. I have to change terminals, does this mean I have to go through UK's Border Control?
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Can Wife Use Husband's Bank Statement for UK Visit Visa Financial Requirement Purpose?

I was confused whether husband and wife should apply separately for their own UK visit visa or not? then I found my answer here, but this answer raised another question in mind that, can wife use her ...
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UK Visa Type - sightseeing followed by academic “induction” ceremony

I'm applying for an UK Standard Visitor Visa from India but I'm a bit caught on what to select on the "Visa type" drop down menu. I am holding an erasmus scholarship and I'm invited to attend a two-...
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How much cash can we carry to UK and Schengen area from India? [duplicate]

Will be traveling with my family of 4 to UK and Spain, although we have set up foreign currency cards in GBP and Euro, can we carry cash with us? If yes, how much and does it require some sort of ...
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Urgent tips for UK Visit Visa application for a student and how to prove strong ties with my country? [duplicate]

I am applying to UK for the visit visa. I have just taken my A-level exams and awaiting for my results, and I have already enrolled into a university in my country, Pakistan. I've no property, or ...
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Business visa validity after I switch organization

I have a valid 2 year business visa issued in July 2014, I changed jobs in June 2015 and now my current employer wants me to travel to UK for a business trip. My visa is showing valid till July 2016. ...
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visa for uk as a family member of EEA National [duplicate]

My question is that can i go to uk without any visa for a holiday with my husband and children under 18.all of them are european national.only i have an indian passport but having a 10 year permanent ...
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UK Visitor visa refused under para V 4.2 (a) (c) & (e) [duplicate]

I have a trip planned to UK (london to be specific) for 6 days but I have been refused a visa last week. I am reapplying next week with an explanation to the queries raised by the visa officer. I have ...
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BIVS for Indian citizens applying outside of India

I'm an Indian citizen applying for an Irish visa outside of India and I'm thinking of visiting the UK as well. The BIVS ( British-Irish Visa Scheme ) FAQ as of Feb 2015 says that in order to visit the ...
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Which Train Companies Provide Plug Sockets, Which Are Free, And On What Services?

I have noticed that some trains have plug sockets installed, presumably for commuters to use to charge their devices etc. However, some trains seem to have these all over the place, while others have ...
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When is the best time to buy Euros based on the EU Referendum in the UK? [closed]

I need to get some Euros before going on holiday in early August. With the EU Referendum coming up in the UK on 23rd June 2016, my question is, When is the best time to buy Euros? By best, I mean, ...
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Should I show my bank statement when I am being fully sponsored by a family member? [duplicate]

I was refused a business visit visa to the UK recently because my sponsor's deposits did not match his salary. They also objected that I did not show my bank statements hence 'not shown proof of my ...
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UK Visitor Visa refused. Is there any point in reapplying?

Okay first of all I might be wrong and may not have represented the case properly. What I am looking for is if there is any point in re-applying or should I just leave it. I have given all the ...
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Where can I hike in the UK?

I'm planning to visit the UK soon, and am interesting in taking myself off for walks and hikes, of varying lengths. Exactly where in the country is not fixed yet. How can I find out where it is ...
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I have applied for UK visa but they refused my application in accordance with appendix V:4.2 (a),(c),(e). immigration rules [duplicate]

The Decision I have refused your application for a visit visa because i am not satisfied that you meet the requirements of paragraph(s)V4.2 of appendix V: immigration rules for visitor because ...
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Visiting the UK as a tourist and then coming back [duplicate]

I want to know this thing. I'm from Argentina wanting to joing my girlfriend who will be studying for 1 yr in Edinburgh. As an Argentine I don't need any particular permit to go to UK as a tourist. ...
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Travel Schengen countries while applying for UK visa [closed]

I am a foreign student at Sweden. Indonesian passport holder. I have Swedish ID Card and also the residence permit. Right now, I am applying for UK Visa. I submitted my passport and my residence ...
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Can I apply for a UK visit visa before the expiry date of a Tier 4 visa?

Some people say that it is possible. I also heard that the Embassy will have to invalidate the Tier 4 visa. If they do invalidate it, does the British embassy place a cancelled stamp on the Tier 4 ...
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UK visa valid date and depart/arriving date

I'm now holding the Chinese passport and studying in Canada. I bought a ticket departing on June 23rd and arrive on June 24th in London, UK. However, my visa begin to valid on June 25th. Can I stay at ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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I've been granted temporary admission to the UK for only three days. What can I do?

Edit: He was waiting outside for 10 hours and i paid 450 for 2 nights at a hotel but i got a part refund i forgot to say so it was 350 for 2 nights, he paid for the train costs and taxi's as well as ...
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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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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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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 ...