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

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Am I a dependent child for UK visa?

I am a student that is currently studying at a university in UK on a short term study visa (I am not a non-visa national, so I had to apply before arrival). My parents are in the process of applying ...
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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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Is there a chart comparing airports in London and the south-east? [closed]

I am interested to know how London airports compare to each other, including if travelling to a different airport - such as Southend, Southampton or Bristol - might be more feasible. Despite Gatwick ...
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UK visa hotel booking and contact information

It seems like that this question has been asked for visas to other countries, but I am not sure if it applies juts the same for a UK short-term visit visa. I want to visit UK for 2 weeks and the visa ...
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Can my spouse travel to UK alone on a visitor visa and then join me?

I've been granted a Business Visa to UK. In my visa application and in my cover letter I mentioned that my wife will travel along with me and I will be paying for her entire UK trip. My wife too ...
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Can my wife join me (I have a Tier 4 student visa) for a month from India using a tourist visa?

I am in the UK on a tier 4 student visa. I recently got married and would like my wife to join me for the month of June. Can she apply for a general tourist visa to visit me? If that would not work, ...
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Simultaneously applying for Schengen and UK tourist visas as an Indian citizen

I am planning to go to UK and visit European countries on visitor visa, can we apply visa simultaneously in one application ?
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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 ...
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Crossing French-UK border under 18 alone

This august I am planning to travel around Europe and want to cross the French-UK border. I am under 18 and won't be with my parents or legal guardian, so what kind of documents do I need to have with ...
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UK Visit Visas Refused Due to Evaluation Oversights and Similar Errors

So me and my brother applied for a tourist visit visa (From Egypt), The refusal for me was for 2 reasons: 1- Officer thought I wrote the income "2500" in Egyptian Pounds so it was so small, Although ...
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Clerical Error (or rounding differences) In a UK Visa Application

I just submitted my UK tourist visa application and I inadvertently answered the question "The total amount of money you have for this trip" incorrectly. I answered 2000.36gbp, which should have been ...
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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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Tourist visa to UK [duplicate]

I'm student with an F1 visa studying in the US. I want to visit the UK for a week. What is the process for this and what is the amount to be shown in the bank statement?
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Using a London travel-card for a Reading-Oxford-London-Reading trip

I would like to make the journey Reading-Oxford-London-Reading. At Oxford I was told I can do this on an Oxford-London Travelcard: I just need to hold on to the ticket when I arrive at Oxford. At ...
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Travelling from Bulgaria to UK via Turkey, will I have issues with tobacco products bought from the EU?

So basically I will travel from Sofia, Bulgaria to UK, but I have a layover in Turkey. Previously I've flew the Bulgaria-UK route, but only within the EU borders. Usually when I do so, I buy ...
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UK Business Visa Application Refused. How can I rectify my mistake?

I have applied for a business visit visa for training in the UK at one of our suppliers. I have already provided the invitation letter from my UK sponsor company and also the sponsorship letter from ...
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Revoked visa and given a 5 year ban [closed]

Last year I had been granted a visa to travel to America, once I arrived in America I was stopped at immigration. I had my visa revoked and was given a 5 year ban for America. I want to know if this ...
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Will I need a visa to transit through London? [duplicate]

I am heading from Mumbai, India to London Heathrow, UK on Jet Airways and then onwards to Washington D.C., USA on United Airlines. My flight from India will be arriving in Terminal 4 and the next ...
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Can a person enter the UK on a EU family member visa without their spouse?

My husband got visa for UK as a EU family member but I am already in UK. Could he enter UK while I will wait for him at UK airport ?
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UK Standard Visitor Visa documentation requirements (from India) [duplicate]

I'm applying for a UK general visit/tourist visa from Chennai, India. I have plans to stay in the UK for only 10 days. These are the documents I currently hold: My bank statement showing: 200,000Rs ...
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Job Interview in London Requires Me to Wire Transfer Funds to the Travel Agent

I was told that I can have a visitor visa to UK, is this legitimate? I have received an invitation letter and a job offer, and I was contacted by the appointed travel agent to prepare all related ...
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US citizens previously refused entry into UK. Does this refusal of entry mean that we will have problems going back as tourists?

Back in 2011 I was married and traveled to London to stay for a month. At the end of the month my wife and I decided to stay for a couple more months as we had an online marketing business. Being ...
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How does the new landlord duty affect visitors to the UK?

A "friend" wants to visit the UK for 6 months and stay along the south coast of Cornwall and Devon because of the photographic opportunities in this region. She contemplates renting a flat for the ...
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UK VISA Refusal because of large deposits, what documents needed when applying again ? [duplicate]

MY UK Visa application got refused because of large deposits of money which are inconsistent with my account history. These large deposits are my savings from my monthly salary plus some amount of ...
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Application for UK standard Visa

I would like to visit my friend in the UK for 2 weeks holidays in March. I am employed have an online business and have a 3 year old baby who I am the primary carer. I also own land in Kenya. This ...
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I am a Moroccan citizen travelling from Budapest to Morocco,I have a layover in UK for 8 hours, do I need a visa to transit? [duplicate]

I am a Moroccan citizen travelling from Budapest to Morocco,I have a layover in UK " London stansted airport" for 8 hours, do I need a visa to transit? Also, I only have cabine baggage and a Ukrainian ...
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Indian tourist to UK - Travel to US from UK

I am an Indian citizen with both UK and US valid tourist visas. Can I travel to UK from India to stay for couple of months and then travel to USA from UK directly without going back to India? Any help ...
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Travelling to UK on Business Visa [duplicate]

I will be travelling to Uk on a Business Visa with a company sponsorship for boarding and lodging. How much bank balance do I need to maintain in my accounts, I do have a credit card. Would it help if ...
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5 Year Tourist visa in UK on an Australian passport

I have a five year UK visa on an Australian passport. Maximum stay at any one occassion is 180 days. How long do I need to wait to re-enter UK and do I get another 180 days?
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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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Enquiry for visa requirement [duplicate]

I am Saket Patel, an Indian national, studying in France. I have French long stay visa and residence permit (social security). I need to travel to UK for a meeting/conference and I do not know if I ...
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New Zealand citizen who has been living in Korea a year, do I need a TB check to enter the UK?

So far I have found slightly conflicting information regarding whether I need a visa or not. New Zealanders ARE NOT required to get a TB check, however I have been living in South Korea for almost a ...
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Indian national with EU family member permit issued in UK. Do I need a UK visa to enter the UK?

I am a non EU national but I have a EU family member permit issued in UK as my wife is a German national but living in UK from last 15-20 years. I am an Indian and the permit was issued in UK. ...
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Does the UK visa system discriminate against Muslims?

There are 4 people having valid documents of MRCP exam got refusal on different grounds and for us these grounds are not enough justifiable. Can you tell me, is there any policy change about muslims ...
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Things to visit in West Sussex, Great Britain [closed]

I'm planning a trip to Great Britain for entertainment purposes, and as a side effect I can visit West Sussex region at the end of May. What are the most interesting things to see in that area, ...
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“Proof of legal status” for applying for a Chinese visa in United Kingdom

I'm a non-British EU citizen living in United Kingdom and need to apply for a Chinese visa. According to the PRC's visa processing facility in London (with similar requirement listed on the Chinese ...
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Flying into and out of Heathrow terminal 2; can I go to terminal 4 for coffee with a friend? [duplicate]

On Monday, I fly from Manchester into Heathrow terminal 5 and out of terminal 4 to Shanghai; a friend of mine is at Heathrow at the same time, leaving from terminal 2 to Ethiopia. Can we meet for ...
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UK Non-Direct Airside Transit visa for Tunisian citizens

I am going to travel from Amsterdam to Peru and have two layovers in London. The first one when flying to Peru, I have five hours to go from Heathrow to Gatwick. The second layover is when I fly back ...
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Why are shops closed at 6pm in Wolverhampton city centre? [closed]

It's a strange phenomenon because I don't expect English cities to be closed that early at 6pm in Wolverhampton, UK, viz. Manders centre closes at 5.30pm Wulfrun centre closes at 5.30pm Primark ...
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How to collect my Virgin train tickets from self-collection counter if I book on thetrainline.com and pay with paypal?

Just a few minutes ago, I have managed to use credit on my Paypal account (without a debit/credit card) to pay for my UK train ticket on a Virgin train. And somehow the system on thetrainline.com ...
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UK visitor visa - max validity period policy?

UK grants visitor visas valid for 1, 2, 5 and 10 years, and the website says: You might be able to stay for longer if: you apply (and pay an extra fee) for a long-term visit visa and you can ...
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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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Different documents shown when entering and exiting the UK - could this lead to immigration assuming I've overstayed?

When flying into the UK I've shown my (non-EU) passport to immigration control and got my regular entry stamp. Upon exiting the UK, the airline employee didn't want to see my passport and instead ...
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May I be refused to enter the UK?

I currently have the UK student visitor visa, valid until 26th of February. I am done with my semester in the UK, my studies are officially over but I really want to visit my friend in England for ...
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Got refused for UK visa [duplicate]

I am an MRCP paces candidate, got a seat booked for exam and also a course is booked in a renowned centre and both of them are non refundable. To support my application I have provided a letter from ...
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As a UAE citizen, do I need a UK visa to transfer flights at London Heathrow? [duplicate]

I'm a resident of UAE and my partner wants me to fly as staff travel from Abu dhabi to be with him from Heathrow London then connecting flight together going to Hong kong?Do I need to have a Visa even ...
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Organise a spa break over a weekend departing from West Sussex [closed]

I would like to organise a little weekend spa break for me and my girlfriend, we are based in West Sussex, UK. We would like to get some sauna, some bubbly water and maybe some massage and relax. ...
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Entry Refusal - what does this stamp mean?

Following this question, I had a refused entry in the UK before (about two years ago) and granted a temporary admission. I am just curious, what does this stamp below mean? (there two stamps, what I ...
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How to find which UK visa type was previously issued for me, if I don't have the previous passport?

I need to check the visa type of my previous UK, I am trying to check this since I am at my native and to get this information I need to travel back to work place but it would take min 10 days. Can ...
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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 ...