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

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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 ...
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Uk Tourist Visa refused twice! [closed]

I applied for a UK tourist visa for the first time last year November 2014 to travel for holiday. I submitted my documents and bank statements including a letter of introduction from my company. I was ...
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UK tourist visa? [closed]

How difficult it is to get a UK tourist visa?. I am indian national holding EU residence permit. I checked the home office website, it seems they take 3 weeks to give a visa (they take the passport), ...
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Under the VWP a visitor from USA can stay,6 months in any 12,when does the 12 months start? [closed]

[Allegedly...] A US visitor can stay in the UK for 6 months in any 12 months,does anyone know when the 12 months start?
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Luggage storage in Oxford

When looking to leave luggage somewhere for a few hours in the UK, for larger places my normal go-to is one of the commercial left luggage places at a large station, though sadly Oxford isn't one of ...
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Applying for a tourist UK visa without salary slips - I'm a freelancer. What can I use as proof of funds?

I want to apply for UK visa for a holiday. I am a freelancer working for 2 companies where I take up projects. Depending on the projects I am then paid. I do not have the usual monthly salary slips. ...
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British Airways airport desk & dual nationality [duplicate]

I hold both a Bahraini and a British passport. There is a slight difference ( one letter ) n my first name. To travel from Bahrain to the UK can I show the BA check in desk my Bahraini passport. It ...
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Immigration check between Northern Ireland/Republic of Ireland and Great Britain

Do immigration checks exist between Northern Ireland and England/Scotland? (not just for flights but also ferry/bus/train) Do immigration checks exist between the Republic of Ireland and ...
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UK Visitor visa refused [closed]

I've been refused a UK visitor visa twice. The first time I was going to visit my fiance in uk who is a citizen there, but they said I didn't have finances and ties back home here in Kenya. My ...
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How do I find out how long a UK train should be, in advance online?

On the Great Northern line between London's Kings Cross, Stevenage and Cambridge, services can be operated by 4, 8 or 12 coach trains. On parts of the route, you can also get 3, 6 or 9 coach ones. ...
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Passport control location when travelling from Disneyland Resort (Marne-la-Vallée/Chessy) by train to London

I am an Indian planning to take a train from Disneyland Resort (Marne-la-Vallée/Chessy) to London. Please let me know where France Immigration exit and UK Immigration Entry will be done.
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UK visitor visa: My status will change between the application and the journey, what should I select?

I have completed my M.Sc. degree this July and I will be going to Germany for PhD which will start from 1st September. From Germany I need to go UK for 3 days (21-23 September) to attend a workshop ...
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How do I get from Manchester Airport to Old Trafford?

I'm bit confused about Manchester's Metrolink serving Manchester Airport. Metrolink website states there are trams going to Cornbrook every 12 minutes, which seems like the best way to get from the ...
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Rule of length of stay in UK with visa?

My UK Tier 4 Visa will be ended in May 2016, and i can enter to UK Visa free not more than 180 days. The question is: How long can I stay in UK? Must I have to leave in May OR June (180days from 1st ...
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With a Tourist visa do I need any other visa to holiday in UK en route from USA to India?

I plan to travel from USA to India with a few days stopover in London. I have an approved UK Tourist visa and a valid I-797 document but my US H-1B visa has expired. Do I need any other visa (like ...
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How to check the status of an application for a UK work visa for an Indian? [closed]

My husband applied for a work visa in the UK after being told to contact Mr. James Bevan via mail (british.high.commission@india.com). All the documents required were sent via mail and a payment of ...
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Will a refusal for UK visitor's visa have any impact on a US visitor's visa application result?

UK visitor's visa was denied because a residence visa application had been refused previously, about 4 years ago. Now will it have any impact on a US visitor's visa application result?
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Incomplete documentation for Indian applying for Business visitor visa for UK

I received a business invitation letter from a UK (London) company following a successful interview in UK four months ago. However my visa has expired and that company cannot sponsor me due to a ...
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Do I need a transit visa flying from Germany to India though transit at London? [duplicate]

I am a Indian national currently living in Germany with a EU Resident Permit valid for next 4 years, I am flying back to India through a transit from London airport. And same procedure when I return ...
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UK Visitor VISA Refusal. Possible future consequences? [duplicate]

Well, I was supposed to visit UK on 20th-22nd July this year to participate in a Competition/Conference as an undergraduate student from Bangladesh. I submitted it on 18th June. But my VISA ...
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How can I sponsor my Kenyan friend to the UK?

So far I have gathered some documents together (bank statements, payslips, letter of employment, tenancy agreement, etc.) She is employed but only has the equivalent of about of £200 in her account. ...
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How should I tip for food in a UK pub? At the bar, or at my table?

I'm in a pub in England. I went up to the bar and asked for a plate of fish and chips (to be served to my table) and a pint (handed to me on the spot). My money was collected at the bar. I would like ...
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Visit UK like a tourist with C-Visit-business [duplicate]

I am confused a little I want to attend a UK like a tourist but my visa type is C-Visit-Business. I read a lot of information but can't understand can I go to UK or can't.
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Husband removed from UK wishes to travel with british wife to UK [closed]

My Algerian husband was removed from UK in May 2013, we married in February 2013 whilst he was in detention. I have been residing in France since September 2014 and my husband since January 2015. He ...
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Application for Schengen visa when bank statement is not available

I would be going to UK and from there I would like to apply for a Schengen visa where the port of entry would be France. My friend who is a student stays in Lyon and I would be visiting him. However ...
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Chinese visiting England, have Schengen visa

In Sweden on vacation with my Chinese wife. We plan to go to London 3-4 days. I heard, that there is simple way to get a visa to England, when you already have a Schengen visa. Its impossible to get ...