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

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French work permit holder: visa required for a visit to the UK? [duplicate]

I have a quite specific issue here : I am living and working in London (I am French), and my friend would like to come for a few days. The thing is, my friend is Chinese, but is working in France for ...
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Non-EU citizen, student in Spain holding a residence permit. Do I need a UK visa?

I am from a non-EU country (Georgia). I have been studying in Spain for the past five years and hold the residence permit. Next month I will need to travel to London for a job interview and I was ...
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Chinese national with UK permanent residency requires visa to travel to Ireland?

Background: I'm an Irish citizen; my girlfriend is a Chinese citizen; we both live and work in London UK; she has a permanent residence card to remain in the UK. My girlfriend would like to visit my ...
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Moose horn from Sweden to UK?

Am I able to bring a moose skull with horns in my luggage from Sweden to the UK?
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Is it possible to buy a combined train ticket to Heathrow that takes the railair?

I would like to buy a train ticket from Swindon to Heathrow, changing at Reading to take the railair bus. However the online train ticket services, such as GWR do not offer me these tickets ...
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UK tourist visa refusal what are the next steps I should take

Here is my refusal notice: I have refused your app for a visit because Iam not satisfied that you meet this requirement paragraph 4.2( a-e) appendix V immigration rule for visitor. I note ...
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Cost of UK visa in Netherlands for a South African citizen?

I am an Au Pair in the Netherlands and want to go visit family in the UK. How much would a visa cost me? And will I be able to apply from Netherlands as I can't apply from home country (South Africa)
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How to leave UK ASAP? (EEA National, But No Travel Document)

Not planning to return, 17, Polish, no ID, no passport. Need to at least enter the Schengen zone (because it has no checks. - True?) Where most likely can I leave with maybe just driving license or ...
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what do l need to bring wife from Indian [closed]

I have just got married to a Indian citizen I'm a UK citizen, my earnings are £11983 per year before tax . I also own a house with my dad .I was wondering if this is good for spouse visa .(got married ...
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Do I need visa for UK visit if I have a work permit for Ireland?

I hold an Indian passport and am living and working in Ireland with a valid work permit. Do I need a visa to go to the UK? Do they have border control?
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UK Visitor Application with UK based sponsor: What type of visa to apply for?

I am Filipino. I have a friend that is a citizen in UK. He told me that I will visit him and he will cover all of my expenses when I am in his country. So what kind of visa should I apply for? And ...
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Visit to UK for 7 Days, What Visa Do I Need and How to Apply [duplicate]

I am proceeding to Spain on an official trip on official Passport with duly affixed Schengen Visa . On my way back i want to stay in UK for 7 days with my brother (British National). How can I do ...
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Do I require transit visa for UK & Brazil [duplicate]

I am a Sri Lankan passport holder with a Finnish study residence permit, I will be changing my flight at Heathrow airport (London) on the 14/07/2016 (transit of 1.5 hours - terminal 3) from Finnair to ...
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Do I need transit visa for UK if I am travelling to US from India with valid US visa? [duplicate]

I am travelling from New Delhi, India to Tampa International Airport and there is 20 hours layover in London. My flight departs from New Delhi and arrives at LHR airport and after a layover of 20 ...
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Why does collecting a UK train ticket need you to insert a card?

If you book a UK train ticket online, for most routes, you're given a 8 character code. You then head to a UK railway station, go to the ticket machine, tell it you want to collect a ticket, give it a ...
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Visa to visit the UK for 1-2 weeks when transiting through London [duplicate]

I will be traveling to Canada on Visitor Visa for six months to visit my son and I have a daughter who is a British Citizen and lives in London. I want to stay for one week on the way to Canada and ...
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Is this type of camera used to see who passes through a red light? (England)

I was messing around on google maps (I live in England) and never seen this camera type before on traffic lights. Is this a camera that's designed to see if people run red lights or not? Here is ...
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Applying for UK visa for European Family permit [closed]

I am non EEA citizen and I am married to Italian citizen, my wife got an offer to work in UK, I want to apply for visa to join her by the time she travels. What will be required from us to provide in ...
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UK visit visa refused Twice. Shall I reapply?

I am Pakistani citizen female doctor residing in Saudi Arabia with my Husband. I had applied for Business visit visa ((PLAB/OSCE TEST) to take MRCP PACES (Medical Post Graduate Diploma) exam in the ...
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Validity of visa for UK [duplicate]

I have multi visitor visa for six month in UK and I have traveled two times with each trip for two weeks and I want to travel for third time to stay only for two weeks. Is it possible?
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Sending a credit card from UK to Colombia [closed]

I need to send a credit card from the UK to Bogota, Colombia. I already tried sending the card (and, in the past, other letters) via regular Royal Mail international post, which I assume is received ...
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Can I travel to Sweden as a UK passport holding resident?

I'm travelling to Sweden for a few days on the 26th of November. I'm a UK resident and passport holder, will I need any other documents in order to travel?
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I overstayed my student visa to the US back in 1991 for 3 years [closed]

I had a student visa to the US in 1991, I overstayed for 3 years. I am now applying for a K1 visa. I have since visited the US on numerous occasions for short holidays and not had a problem entering. ...
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UK Student visa (Tier 4) refused [duplicate]

My Tier 4 student UK visa was refused on the grounds that the start date (21st Sept) had already passed and that they tried to contact the college and were unable to get confirmation that I would be ...
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Apple Pay used in UK with a US credit card

I like to use Apple Pay when it's available, for security reasons as well as convenience. I'm a US citizen, with one US credit card (Visa) tied to it. It's the card I'd use for normal payment abroad ...
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Which parts of Europe I can take my children to without passports but only birth certificates?

Both my wife and I are British and we have valid passports, both my children (3 & 1 year old) have no passports yet because they only countersignatory I know lives in an other city and he is lazy. ...
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Obtaining a travel visa to the UK for a Syrian living and working abroad [closed]

A friend and I (I am British) are hoping to give a presentation at a conference in the UK next May. My friend is on a Syrian passport. We are both living and working in Saudi Arabia at present. ...
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UK EEA Family permit refused for spouse - reapply or appeal [closed]

My wife applied for EEA family permit for coming to join me in UK. She is from India and I also lived in India before coming to UK. I acquired my Portuguese nationality and then came to UK in July ...
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If the father has a UK ban, but the mother is a UK permanent resident, is their child also affected? [closed]

I am writing this in relation to my brother. His wife, my sister-in-law, was in UK and my brother was in Ireland. Both were on student visas. So my brother took a risk and went to see her when she was ...
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Do I have to go through customs, recheck my bag, etc. during my Heathrow layover?

I am flying from New York to Nairobi, Kenya, with a layover at Heathrow. Both flights are on the same itinerary with British Airways (i.e. it was booked as a flight from New York to Nairobi). They ...
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Do I need a transit visa in LHR? [duplicate]

I have a an Indian passport and a valid residence permit for Denmark until December 2016. I am travelling to India from Germany via British Airways. I just have a connection for 2 hours in the UK. Do ...
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Travel to UK with Business Visit visa [duplicate]

I have received UK Business visa one month ago (which is much after April-2015 rules changes). The visa category is "C-VISIT-BUSINESS". I had to cancel my previous business visit because the visa ...
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U.K Transit Visa of less Then 24 hours [duplicate]

I will be there on Schengen Visa on November 20th and I want to visit London for less than 24 Hours.so could it be possible that i can get Transit VISA from France.
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Schengen visa and previous refusals?

If I have been denied a visitor visa to the UK previously, is it a good idea to add the refusal letter or any other supporting document in any new application for a Schengen visa to clear that point? ...
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Dual UK and AUS, no UK passport

I am a dual British and Australian citizen. I am British by descent and I have applied for my passport but it hasn't arrived yet and am worried it won't in time. I'm going to be staying in England for ...
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Can I use a “family of a settled person” visa or must I use a “family visitor” visa? [closed]

My uncle is 70+ years old and British citizen. I am not his blood relative, but he wants me to live with him as he doesn't have any family of his own. I want to join him to support him and help care ...
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Do Turkish citizens need a visa to come to the UK for one day?

I may need to go to the UK for a day. I live in Turkey and I am a Turkish citizen. Do I need a visa to come to the UK for only one day?
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Can existing C-VISIT Visa be used for Business from April 2015 onwards?

I hold a UK 10-year C-VISIT Visa that was issued to me IN 2013 for Tourism. In view of the changes to the Visitor Category from April 2015, would I be able to use the existing Tourist Visa for ...
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Student visitor travelling to Canada via UK

I am a British National and my sister has come on a visitor visa to visit me from India. My Nephew(my sister's son) has received his study visa from a Canadian university, he has an indian passport. ...
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Can I stay airside at Stansted after the security gates are closed?

I have an early flight from Stansted. I know that security gates close around midnight and reopen around 2.30am (or similary, I cannot remember exactly). Right after security there are several comfy ...
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Application for UK Visa - Work permit [closed]

I have worked in for 2.5 year in Qatar and return to Srilanka in 2011. My work permit visa is cancelled by the employer when I'm leaving from Qatar. Now I need to go to UK for an official purpose. ...
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Tourist visa to the UK from Sri Lanka [duplicate]

I have been rejected my tourist visa to the UK and I am from Sri Lanka. I was wondering if I can reapply straight away for the tourist visa? Thanks.
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Do I need both a UK visa and a Schengen visa?

I am a Filipino Citizen working in Qatar and have a valid Residence Permit. I am planning to visit my wife's sister in the UK, and afterwards we are planning a Schengen tour with the other family ...
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Can I rent a manual transmission car in the UK with a Canadian driving license?

I've read that in the UK, in order to drive a manual transmission car, you must hold a driver's license that shows you took your test with a manual transmission. I have a Canadian driving license ...
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Do we need to write covering letter separately for my Daughter of 11 months?

My spouse and Daughter will be travelling together to UK. For my kid to apply for a visa, do we need to write separate covering letter or shall we include my daughter details in my Wife's covering ...
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Reapply for UK PLAB visa after refusal [duplicate]

I am a Pakistani citizen and applied for PLAB 2 UK visa (for 6 months) on 15th October 2015 and was refused a visa based on the fact that the visa officer was not satisfied that I would leave the UK ...
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What supporting evidence is required for a Moroccan travel visa?

I plan to travel to Morocco later this year and wanted to check if anyone with previous experience getting a travel visa can shed some light here. The Embassy of Morocco in the UK states that for a ...
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Can i visit UK with EU permanent residence card?

I am non EU national, living in a schengen country for past 5 years. I hold Indian passport and EU permanent residence card valid for 5 years. Can i go to UK for few days to visit friends without a ...
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planning for UK visit from Germany [duplicate]

As an Indian with a BlueCard to work in Germany, do need a visa to enter the UK?
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Are UK debit cards widely acceptable in Iceland?

I have visa debit card linked with UK HSBC account. Are these cards widely acceptable in Iceland?