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

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Can I enter the UK as a tourist/in transit even having a valid student visa?

I own a Brazilian passport. I will arrive in London, fly to France on the same day and spend 14 days there before going back to the UK for my studies. I will already have my student visa but I don't ...
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Refused business visitor but have Family visitor visa?

I'm a post graduate doctor from Pakistan, want to pursue post graduate work in the UK. I read on Travel SE that the business visitor visa was being discontinued from 24 April 2015, I applied for it on ...
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Visiting the UK for tourism on a Business Visitor visa, after previously visiting the country for business

I already got Business Visitor Visa (Multi Entry) for UK in previous year, when I participated in the conference in London. My Visa is not expired yet. I want to spend my holiday in UK. My question ...
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Travelling on Business visa to UK for tourism purposes

I already have a 6 month valid UK business visa received prior to April 24 2015. I was supposed to travel to UK in April but my trip was cancelled on medical grounds. Am now planning to visit the UK ...
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What should be the visa type for a under 18 going to a conference in the uk?

I am 17 years old and I have an invitation from a university regarding a conference. Usually, for a conference, a business visa is appropriate but when I clicked that it said this visa is for adults ...
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Tattoos while Traveling Overseas

I'm traveling from the USA to England and France this summer and thought it would be a novel idea to get small tattoos from each country as souvenirs. Are there any health code type issues preventing ...
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Shops and museums openings during Easter weekend in London

Are most shops and museums open during the Easter weekend (from Good Friday to Easter Monday) in London? Is there any day during the four-day break where there is more chance of finding them open?
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Where can I find the GWR web chat?

According to the GWR Customer Charter (PDF, 1.7 MiB), If you’re travelling soon and need help straightaway, start a web chat with one of our advisers. I have searched the GWR website, but I can't ...
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Possible to get Schengen visa and UK visa together

I am from India. I have planned to visit my friends in the UK. From there we have planned to visit Switzerland and Germany. Is it possible for me to take both visas together in India?
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Overstay in UK 8 years ago - with mention in passport

I over stayed in the UK (Scotland) for more than a year and while returning to India, they wrote (handwritten) 1515/a in my passport. It happened 8 years ago. Will there be still any record of that ...
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C-Visit-Business Issued post 24 Apr 2015 [duplicate]

Context: I applied for a 2 year Business Visa in July 2015. From other answers I have read, it seems as a standard Visitor visa should have been issued given this category was removed post 24 April ...
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UK 6 months visa. Can I leave and re-enter before that? [duplicate]

I am Argentine, was travelling through Europe for 3 months and got a visa to come to UK for 6 months: NWT 26164 Leave to enter for/until 6 months. No work or recourse to public funds. Immigration ...
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UK Visit Visa Refused

Today, my mother's UK Visit application got rejected. We live in Pakistan, and here, mostly, the property is owned by the males. Therefore, in our case, my mom does not have any property on her name. ...
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Do I need a UK Airside Transit Visa [duplicate]

I have a Green Card, which has expired and renewal applied for. Nowadays, while they are processing for issue of new Green Card, USCIS does NOT issue the I797 letter of extension but only affix a ...
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Can I visit my cousin in the UK with my Italian residence permit? [duplicate]

I am from Africa. I have a residence permit. I live in Italy. I am a cook I work just 4 months in a year. Can I visit my cousin in the UK?
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Visit visa refusal. she wants to apply again [duplicate]

My cousin got the refusal on last month. I am attaching the refusal letter. She wants to visit me again. Please tell me which way she should apply to get a visa. She is currently living in saudia ...
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UK Rail Replacement Bus delay - can you still claim Delay Repay?

In the UK, for most delays, if your train is late enough you're entitled to some compensation. The exact rules vary by Train Operating Company (TOC), just to keep things fun... But most now use the ...
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Revisiting UK on tourist visa [duplicate]

My sister is from India and is currently in the UK on a visitor visa. Her visa is expiring in February. We will be moving homes next year and so far have not found any good childcare at our new ...
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What documents do I need to travel to Northern Ireland from another part of the UK?

I am a Chinese citizen living in England. I have a PRC passport with a UK visa. I plan to go on holiday to Northern Ireland soon and will travel there by plane. Is there anything I should bring other ...
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Travelling from uk to mexico via canada [closed]

Planning to go to mexico with stopovers in canada. Canadian government websites says that travelling to Canada after 15/03/16 requires application of an eTA (electronic travel authorisation). It ...
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Can I enter the UK on my expired British passport if I have a valid South African passport?

I have a valid South African passport and an expired British passport - it expired 18 October 2009. I need to travel to the UK in March 2015. Do I need a visa to get into the UK?
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UK Standard Visitor Visa for Paces - MRCP Exam with Cosponsor [duplicate]

I am a candidate of MRCP paces exam in Uk for january 2016.i have paid my fees for the exam . I need to process my visa soon.i have some queries , i will be obliged if anyone could help me out to ...
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U.K. Standard Visitor Visa refused - Chennai

We are a family of 3 - myself, husband and kid and had planned a 6 day trip to London for the year end vacations. We had booked our air tickets and hotel reservations were done as well (I know we ...
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Income and expenditure for a married couple visit to the UK

Both my husband and I have decided to visit our son in London for a few weeks in the summer. I'm in full time employment as a teacher while my husband has just retired but still receives monthly ...
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UK visa (of any kind) good enough for travelling to Dublin?

I have a Indian passport and a UK ICT Tier 2 Visa valid through April 2016. Do I need a separate visa to visit Dublin in March?
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Travel to Ireland on a Standard Visitor Visa for business meeting/conference [duplicate]

Can I travel to Ireland on a UK standard visitor visa on Indian passport for the purpose of attending a conference. Thanks Komal
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Transit Visa for United Kingdom [duplicate]

I will be traveling from Barcelona to the Cayman Islands next month. I plan to fly BA all the way from Barcelona-London-Cayman. I have a 12 hour overnight stopover in London during which I have to ...
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Travel to Ireland for business meeting on UK standard visitor visa [duplicate]

Can I travel to Ireland on a UK standard visitor visa on Indian passport for the purpose of attending a conference. Thanks Komal
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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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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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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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UK standard visitor visa: disclosure of friends/family

I am about to apply for UK standard visitor visa on Indian passport. the application requires to state if you have friends/family and then requires all their detail (their status in UK, address etc). ...
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UK standard Visitor visa: which sub-type and when will it expire?

In February, I am about to give a lecture in UK. Right after that lecture, I will leave UK. Six months later, I will attend my friend's wedding in London in July. I was suggested to apply to the ...
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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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Visa status for UK visit [duplicate]

I have a Bangladesh Card and applied for UK visa (Travel Visa) this month but haven't heard anything back from the Dhaka Office. I am travelling on the 4th Nov and am really concerned. They don't have ...
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UK Visa Refused for an onsite interview. Want to reapply

Today I got my refusal letter for a business visitor visa, I was supposed to be at London at the 6th of November for an onsite-interview with a major IT corp there, they funded my trip including the ...
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UK visa-on-arrival, multiple short visits, with an immigration hiccup in the past. [US citizen]

I am a US citizen currently living in France with a long-term researcher visa. In the next year, I need to visit the UK for the following purposes: A week-long meeting / informal training with ...
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Second time Uk visit visa refusal?

I reapplied for a standard visit visa to UK and the second attempt was refused, too. I don't object to a refusal but it should be consistent and correlated with the first refusal. The first ...
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United kingdom visa [duplicate]

I'm an Albanian citizen and I'm pursuing a PhD in Italy and have an Italian permit of stay. How can I apply for a tourist visa for the UK to visit my friends?
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What can I do to lift a 10 year ban for making a mistake in my UK visa application?

I am a Nigerian citizen. In 2007 I was twice denied a visa to the UK. Recently I was filling out an application for another UK visitor visa and by mistake I answered no to the question whether I had ...
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Is it easy to enter the UK multiple times on the same Business Visitor Visa?

I got a business visitor visa, sponsored by a company, for a 4-5 day visit. The visa was provided for a period of 6 months, with multiple entry possible. First, what should I carry with me when ...
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Can I travel to the UK later than the start date of my visa?

I'm an Indian with an Indian passport. I'm planning to apply for visitors visa to UK. Once I have my visitors visa approved, can I make my travel plans anytime within that approved time frame? I ...
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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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Can a Tier 2 UK Work visa holder, who also holds India Passport, visit Republic of Ireland? Without issuing a separate Irish Visa? [duplicate]

I will be traveling to UK on work visa (Tier 2 - Intra company transfer). Of course, i will also be holding my India passport. Will I be allowed to travel to Dublin, Republic of Ireland based on Tier ...
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Visiting UK on schengen Visa

Hi I want to know that I have a national visa for Poland as I'm studying here. Can I visit on the same visa to UK for couple of days ?
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Need visa for brother to travel with me to UK

I am an Indian doctor working in the Gulf. I have applied for a visa to attend a post graduate exam. My employer has provided me with a letter for the UK Consulate for assistance with providing a ...
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Visitor visa for wife refused for the second time

It's very disappointing that my wife's visitor visa is refused for the second time. I have a business visa and my wife wanted to travel with me as a dependant with a visitor visa. When my wife ...
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UK visa refusal for not showing strong family ties in Nigeria

I am Nigerian and I applied for a UK visa, but was refused. I provided all the required documents ranging from bank statements to introduction letter from the company I work with to my tax card to ...
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Visiting the UK on a Child visitor visa after turning 18

I applied for a UK visa to travel with my parents within a period of time, but that trip did not work out and I have a visa stating accompanied. If I need to travel to the UK without my parents after ...
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Can an Indian citizen with Tier 5 GAE visa (work visa) apply for Schengen Visa from UK?

The duration of the stay is from mid-May to early-August. Schengen visa applied from India require booking details, which we haven't planned. Most of the visits will be during the weekends, we are ...