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

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Are duty free allowances cumulative across outward and return journeys?

This question is based on travelling between the UK and Cancun, Mexico. On the way out (UK -> Mexico) I purchased 200 cigarettes in the duty free shop at LGW. Some (at the current rate c. 50% by the ...
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UK Visitor visa what document i need [duplicate]

my husband is British and working in rwanda these days. Iam indian and these days on dependent(Resident visa) in Rwanda. My husband and me want to visit his mum so i applied for visitor visa it got ...
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Need information about UK- Irish visa scheme

Currently I am in Dublin on training visa which is sub type of Irish business visa. Visa is valid for 90 days from date of entrance. So just want to understand can I able to visit UK on same visa as ...
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Flying from Halifax via London to India and back from Jeddah

I have a flight booked (round trip) from Halifax,Canada to Jeddah, SaudiArabia VIA London. Now there has been a change in my plans and I want to go to India. So Can I book a flight from UK to India so ...
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Permanent address is old on my passport, what should be filled in the UK visa application form?

I plan to travel to UK but the permanent address on my passport is old one, moved from there few years back. I need to understand what address should I be putting in the visa application form. Will it ...
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What is the highest viewing spot in London that is accessible free of charge?

I would like to visit a viewing spot in London, but I don't want to pay any entrance fees. Where is the highest spot to do so? Note that restaurants and bars (or other freely accessible venues) are ...
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Staying at cousin's home in London, what documentation should I submit with my visa application?

I am planning to stay at my cosuin's place in London, they are not sponsoring my trip we just will be staying with them for period of 10 days. What all documents are required by them apart from ...
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Transit without visa at Heathrow experience with Indian passport?

Hello everyone this is my first question ever here. I apologize in advance if i have neglected any guideline or policy while asking my question here. So my question is about transit visa at Heathrow ...
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uk visa refusal for mrcp paces exam [duplicate]

I had applied for uk visa for mrcp paces exam on 23rd june 2016. I am Undergoing Training in cardiology and receiving RS 18000(120 UK POUNDS) per month as stipend. the transaction they have shown is ...
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UK visitor visa to be expired [duplicate]

My UK tourist visa expires on 1st August. What is the latest I can enter UK for a short stay from Russia?
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can i get uk visa appointment fees refund before my appointment date?

I have taken appointment for my UK travel visa one week from now. But i want to cancel my UK trip. Can i claim refund for appointment fees paid on appointment cancellation?
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Reapply for UK standard visa after refusal [duplicate]

I applied for UK standard visitor visa for myself, my wife, two children & one unmarried sister last month. Today we received back the passports & all are sanctioned visa except my sister. ...
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UK Transit Visa for a student holding a Spanish NIE card

Could you kindly clarify if the NIE card issued by the Spanish government is equivalent to a "Common format residence permit issued by EEA member?" I am an Indian student, studying in Spain. My ...
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Why is there a ticket office /after/ the ticket barriers?

At several larger UK train stations, I have noticed that there is a ticket desk beyond the ticket barriers. This is the case, among other places, in Reading and Birmingham New Street. The desk is ...
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Do I need to pay Ryanair checked baggage fee separately on the return trip?

I've paid the checked baggage fee at the airport on the outbound trip. The Ryanair Android app doesn't tell me anywhere whether I can bring a checked bag on the return trip. Do I have to pay again? ...
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Refused entry to UK twice [closed]

In February 2015 I travelled to the UK. The 'travel website' said I didn't need a visa to stay for up to 90 days. I was refused entry but allowed to stay for 4 days with my friend there. I travelled ...
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Transit visa at London to pass Paris [duplicate]

I am travelling from Chennai to USA via London as a tourist. During the transit at London i would like to visit Paris. What are the documents required to get passes? Where Can i get the passes?
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How do I find out when advance tickets become available for GB trains?

On GB trains, there are some heavily discounted tickets called "Advance" tickets. These become available about three months before the train runs - but that varies from one train company to the next. ...
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Will a non-EU citizen get stamped with a family permit at the airport?

Is it true that a non-EU citizen will get stamped with a family permit at the airport when arriving in the UK with their EU spouse? My husband and I lined up in the non-EU line when we arrived. I am ...
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UK visa fees when traveling with a minor?

I am filling out an application for a UK visitors visa and I am planning on traveling with my child who is a minor. What visa fees am I required to pay?
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Is there an app that will calculate a route off main roads for cycling?

I want to go for a short cycle tour but I want to avoid main roads. Is there an app for that?
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Type of UK visa to attend convocation

Can anyone tell me what kind of visa it will be if i apply to attend mrcp convocation ceremony in edinburgh. The types of visa are confusing.
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Changing UK visa from visitor to study

Can I change my visa status from visitor to study while I'm still in UK?
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United Kingdom transit visa for 4-5 days [duplicate]

I'm travelling from India to Canada and I have Canada visa with me. I haven't buy ticket yet. I want to stay 4 to 5 days in United Kingdom. And I'm planning to buy British Airways ticket which has 1 ...
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Can I visit London with a US visit visa during a 11 hours lay over at LHR? [duplicate]

I hold an Indian passport and I am flying to Seattle, US from Bangalore, India via LHR, London and the layover is 11 hours. Can I visit London with the US visit visa I have (this is accepted in many ...
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Multiple Entry visa for parents visiting me in UK

I am a South African citizen currently living in the UK with a Tier 2 visa. My parents have recently moved to the Netherlands. If they want to visit us, they would need a visa. For this, I have a ...
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Registering at hotel, one person does not have proper ID

I am trying to book a hotel in Oxford, UK. I have been informed by my travel agent that the Holiday Inn needs my partner's exact name on their passport or drivers license, she has neither, any ...
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Can I travel to the UK unaccompanied on an accompanied child visa now that I am over 18?

I got a visa with my mother when I was 17 years. And it was stated that, valid unless accompanied by my mother. But am 18 years now. My question is can I travel to the uk alone? Now that am 18 years? ...
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UK tourist visa for Nigerian citizen from Paris [duplicate]

I am Nigerian citizen studying in France since November, 2015 and I have extended my stay for another year which will expires October, 2017 to continue my studies. What are the requirements to apply ...
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UK Ancestry visa [duplicate]

I have a UK ancestry visa which expires 20 Jan 2017. I would like to fly to South Africa Dec 2016 and come back 15 January 2017. Will I be allowed back in? I intend applying for a new ancestry visa ...
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UK visit visa reapplication

I'm planning on reapplying, please how can I correct these refusal reasons to get my visa approved. But before, I'm a full time student and I don't know how they want me to own some properties since ...
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When my train is cancelled and I choose to travel the day after, what compensation am I entitled to?

When my UK train is cancelled, I can travel on a later service. When travel disruptions are severe, I may instead choose to have my ticket endorsed by station staff for travel the following day, when ...
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Can a US Citizen work whilst travelling in UK? [closed]

I know that a US citizen could potentially remain in the UK for up to 6 months on travel. However, I'm also sure that this wouldn't allow them to work while here. If someone were to be visiting the UK ...
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UK visit visa refused (lack of ties) [duplicate]

I applied for a UK visit visa from Ghana to visit UK during our summer break this year, 2016. I was refused the visa on the ground that I do not own any property and also didn't establish any ...
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Luxembourg speed cameras uk plates

I just got shot by speed camera in Luxembourg. The car is mine and registered in UK. Steering wheel is on left side (uk type of car). Am I likely to get a fine?
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Flying within UK without passport as an international student

I am an Indian international student currently studying in the UK on a Tier 4 Student visa. As part of my United States B-1 visa application for an investment bank training program, I am required to ...
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How to Show Funds if you sponsor someone a UK Visit Visa [duplicate]

I would like to Sponsor a trip to UK as holiday for my parents. My Dad is retired and mom is house wife. I am in Employment (not in UK) have active Bank Account and a Business. Can I attach my Bank ...
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Travel from and to UK with two passports, one of which contains a UK permanent residency

I have 2 Moroccan passports, one is out of date, but has the indefinite leave of remain visa, the other up to date. I did this before, travel from Morocco to UK using this method, but they asked too ...
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Travelling to the UK without a return flight - What to expect?

A friend of mine is travelling to the UK soon from the Middle East without a return flight booked. She works for a Middle Eastern airline and is only able to book significantly reduced plane tickets ...
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Is the UK 6 month limit passport stamp absolute? [duplicate]

I am an Autralian citizen visiting my fiancée in the UK. When I arrived in Feburary, my passport was stamped with 6months permission to stay. I have a return ticket to Australia for August. If I leave ...
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U.S. to U.K. visa application [closed]

I am an Indian national individual currently in U.S. with a work visa. I want to visit U.K. and Netherlands while going back to India. Is it possible to get Visa for the U.K. and Netherlands while ...
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Year of Shakespeare in England [closed]

this year is 400 years since Shakespeare's death in 1616. I want to visit for first time London in autumn (approximately in September) and have a question, probably somebody can recommend me some good ...
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How to find people from the UK or Ireland interested for home exchange or hospitality exchange?

I live in Cyprus and have extra bedrooms for renting out, which I do occasionally but not often enough to make serious income. The income for poor people here is 480 euro/month, which is not as high ...
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Original visa application says I want to stay in the UK for 1 week. Can I extend this to 1 month after my visa is issued?

I applied for a UK Visit visa and indicated that I would be staying for 1 week due to university commitments. After that, I realised I could spend one month instead of one week, What can I do to fix ...
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UK VISA FOR PLAB [duplicate]

I am a medical doctor on a career break to study for exams. I plan to do the PLAB 1 in UK and have paid for this. My mother's uncle is a British citizen and is fully sponsoring and financially ...
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Why must you be over 18 to use an ePassport gate?

As gov.uk states: You can use the EU/EEA channel to get your passport or identity card checked - this is usually faster than the other channels. You can use automatic ePassport gates at ...
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Regarding Transit Visa [duplicate]

I'm an Indian passport holder traveling from US to India with transit stops in Heathrow and Frankfurt (my flight is IAD–LHR–FRA–BOM). I have a valid US H1 visa, and my transits in both London and ...
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Can I import a gun-shaped console controller‎ from the United States into the UK? [closed]

My friend is traveling to the states next week for a short time then he'll be back to England , I would love to ask him to get me this very unique xbox controller. He doesn't have to carry it with ...
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UK visa to sit for PLAB 1 without savings or job

I am a medical doctor in Pakistan. I have been on a career break to allow myself to study full time for the IELTS exam (which I recently got the required band score) and PLAB 1. I have now registered ...
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Extending Oyster card trip outside the Oyster card validity zones with valid ticket outside zones and without changing trains?

If I had a season ticket from the last station where Oyster/contactless cards are valid to a couple of stops further out and wanted to go back from London to the final stop covered by the ticket, I ...