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

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Balmoral: The Right to Roam and the Royal Family

The Queen maintains a large estate in Scotland called Balmoral; originally built during the reign of Victoria, it has been the favourite get-away spot for all British monarchs since. Legislation ...
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Do I need UK transit visa? [duplicate]

I have a US transit visa. I am travelling from India to Jamaica. Will I need a UK transit visa as well? My flight goes from Mumbai to LHR to Miami to Montego bay.
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UK Transit Visa [duplicate]

I am citizen of Pakistan and hold a regular passport. I have a B-1/B-2 visa for USA and I want to fly from San Francisco to Sofia, Bulgaria (I'll get a Schengen visa soon). Almost all flights that I ...
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transit visa for london [duplicate]

I am Egyptian and I have a national visa from Spain not scschengen. I will travel from Cairo to Madrid through London. Do I must have a transit visa for London? Just 2 hours transit
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Transit visa UK [duplicate]

I am an Indian Citizen having a Valid Visa for United States of America. My flight is via Heathrow and my transit time is less than 5 hours. Do I need a UK Transit Visa?
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Is this luggage likely to be considered oversized as checked baggage? [closed]

I've recently purchased and fitted a container for a costume I plan to take to conventions abroad. It's a cube shaped flight case measuring 530 x 530 x 530 mm. I added that up, and god damn it, it ...
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My UK Visa was refused. Can there be change when reapplying

I applied for UK visa and was rejected on 16th June on the grounds that I have not provided documents to verify my personal circumstances. I'm planning to reapply. My question is when completing the ...
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Information on people arriving from America [closed]

When someone arrives in the UK from America they join a queue to get their passport stamped and they might get a few questions. What information do they already know about the person if it's their ...
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what would be advance amount to be paid for car? [closed]

I am travelling Birmingham, UK. I like to rent a car! what would be advance maximum amount to be paid for car, if i want the car for four days?
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Obtaining a UK and Schengen Visa in a Single Application or Single Step in China

Normally, the UK does not participate in Schengen and does not honour Schengen visas; and there is no reciprocity between Belgium and the UK where tourist visas are concerned. As a probable result, ...
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Duration for the second attempt of visitors visa in UK [closed]

Once refused for a visit visa to UK from Pakistan, how long shall i wait to make a second attempt?
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Oyster and Railcard purchase at Gatwick Airport

Can I purchase a Railcard at Gatwick Airport and if so, where? Also, can I purchase an Oyster Card at Gatwick Airport. Skybreak told me that they would charge me 18 pounds. I thought it was free ...
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UK Immigration Control - Which Queue for EU/non-EU Couple Travelling Together

I'll be arriving at Heathrow in June 2015 with my current girlfriend for a holiday in the UK. I've been trying to find out which immigration queue to join at Heathrow Passport control without much ...
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Do I need to provide any documents for my friend's UK visa application?

I am a UK citizen and a friend of mine plans to visit me in the UK during the summer. He is planning to stay one month. He is a recent graduate and his parent are rewarding him with a holiday to ...
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How much balance required for UK visa?

I am planning to travel to Glasgow for 15 days (2 adults and 2 childern). How much funds are sufficient in bank account if I am applying from Saudi Arabia? I will be staying there at sister place. ...
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If I am on a business visa to UK from India and want to travel to Italy, which visas to apply for?

I am an Indian citizen and planning for a business trip to UK from where I plan to join my family for a vacation in Italy and come back to UK for business. What visas should I apply for? Business visa ...
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Identifing building in Lancaster

Can someone identify this building for me and possibly write me anything about it? I only know, that it is located in Lancaster.
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US citizen has a refused academic UK visa, can they travel to the UK without a visa for tourism?

Backstory US Citizen (and passport holder) applies for an academic (business) visa and is declined on the grounds that they are not on sabbatical leave. However, they are a professor teaching online ...
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How can I get working visa of UK or US countries? [closed]

I am from India. I want to go UK or USA based on work permit. Currently I am working in IT company as a Android Developer. And My relatives is in UK and USA. They have now green card. How can I go ...
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What happens when someone inadvertently enters the UK without a landing interview?

As a follow-on question to UK Immigration Control - Which Queue for EU/non-EU Couple Travelling Together for a question that arose in the commentary... There may remain several routes into the UK ...
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Train passport control from London to Paris

I'm a non-EU citizen, I will be travelling from London to Paris next month, so I was wondering since most countries track entry and leave dates, if I use the train to switch these countries and they ...
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Is it now possible to visit the UK for tourism on an exsiting multiple entry business visa? [duplicate]

I am a British citizen residing in South Africa. In June I will be visiting family in the UK accompanied by my South African wife who holds a valid C Business visa (expiring in 2018). Under the new ...
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Documents requirement for UK visitor visa [duplicate]

I am an African married to an Ukrainian with one kid, we want to visit my family in the UK as half of my family is there to introduce my husband to them. What are the required documents? How much ...
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How much money do I need to show as proof of support when applying for a UK tourist visa?

I am an Indian citizen studying in Italy on an Italian visa that expires 19 November, 2015. I have permesso di soggiorno. I want to visit the United Kingdom for my vacations for a week during March. I ...
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Travel to the United Kingdom visa free for non-EU family member of EU Citizen

I am citizen of Uzbekistan, and I am living in Czech Republik 7 years, I do hold a permanent Resident card - Family member of EU Citizen. Me, my boyfriend (he is Czech citizen) and our son (Czech ...
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UK visa validity begins on date of issue or intended date of arrival?

I've already submitted my UK visa application, but have yet to receive the visa. I need to book a flight a day or two before the 'intended date of arrival' that I've entered in my application. My ...
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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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UK Visa Query for an Indian [duplicate]

I am an Indian who holds a valid US Visa and am transiting through UK traveling to the US from India. My transit time is less then 6 hours coming and going however my flights arrive into Gatwick and ...
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Valid UK Visa in an Expired Passport

I have a valid (multiple entry) business visit visa to the UK on my old passport. I have recently obtained a new passport as I ran out of pages on my old passport. The purpose of my visit is still for ...
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UK tier 4 visa application tracking [duplicate]

I have applied for UK tier 4 visa on 4th june. I got the receipt from the VFS centre. However, receipt doesn't mention reference number, which is required to track the visa status. Moreover , I also ...
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UK Family Visitor VISA Query

I am a citizen of India and I wish to apply for a family visitor visa for the UK to meet my sister and brother-in-law. My brother-in-law is having a tier 2 residence permit and my sister is on ...
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Family visitor visa refused, should I apply for dependent visa? [closed]

My husband got a working visa (TIER 2 (INTRA-COMPANY TRANSFER) VISA TYPE: SHORT-TERM STAFF MIGRANT, UP TO 1 YEAR) upto april. So I applied for a family visitor visa (in September) for six months. I ...
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Travel restrictions for US teen living in London, wishing to travel the UK and Europe alone

In July I'm going for my second summer in London living/working with family friends. At the time of my travel I will be 15 (nearly 16), I'm highly independent and last summer I did a lot of solo ...
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Entering UK before visa expiry [closed]

My UK visa expires on June 22nd ... Can I enter the UK before that day and stay even if my visa expires?? I will have a return ticket to show
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Non-EU spouse of EU citizen traveling to UK for tourism purpose! [closed]

Can I travel to England with my wife who is an EU citizen for a tourism purpose?
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Do I require a transit visa? [duplicate]

I'm an Indian citizen. Traveling between New Delhi and Toronto via London. Do I require a transit visa for UK although I'll not be leaving the airport.
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How do you drive a British car? Is it with the left hand and foot or right? [duplicate]

So, I'm an American. I'm right-handed and I drive on the right side of the road :) My clutch is the pedal furthest to the left, followed (from left to right) by the brake and the gas. I use my ...
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Does my husband need to apply for Schengen visa if he has an indefinite leave to remain?

My husband is a Sri Lankan national with a Sri Lankan passport. He holds an indefinite leave to remain in the UK (card). Our 3 kids and I have British passports, we are all going to go to France. Does ...
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Which UK tourist visa should I apply for?

I'm a non-US citizen with a green card wanting to go on vacations/visit friends and family in the UK. I know I need the standard visitors visa but I have a few questions. How long is the standard ...
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How long should I wait to reapply after refusal of Visa in UK? [duplicate]

My mom & I applied for visit visa to attend my sisters wedding. She got hers approved but mine was denied. She needs to be accompanied bec she is old now. The consul said that I lack some ...
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Entering France on German issued Schengen Visa (South African passport) [duplicate]

I have a South African passport and valid visas' for the UK and Schengen. My trip is to the UK for a week then to Germany for two weeks. I'm staying in Germany for those two weeks and not going to any ...
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UK visa Application Status: no updates for 12 days

I applied for a two-year business visa for the UK 12 days ago in VFS Delhi. I also opted for the SMS/Email facility. However, I did not receive any updates from their side. Also, there is no interface ...
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UK Visa Status check

I have a US Green Card and applied for UK visa (Travel Visa) last month but haven't heard anything back from the New York Office. I am travelling on the 19th and am really concerned. They don't have ...
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How long does it take the UK embassy to grant tourist visa?

I will be in Denmark soon and I was wanting to apply for a tourist visa to UK from Copenhagen. What is the duration the embassy will need to give me a visa. Usually it says 2 weeks, is it reliable?
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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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Importing a brand new laptop in the UK from the US. Can it be confiscated by customs if undeclared?

Next October I going to the US from the UK. I want to buy a Macbook Pro as it's much cheaper over there. I was going to take it out of it original packaging and put it in a laptop holder. My question ...
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Flying from the UK to the US with laser in carry-on

I am flying from the UK to the US for a short house hunting trip. I want to bring a laser range finder in my carry-on luggage. It is a class 2 laser so should be considered safe, but you never know ...
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I am on Tier2 visa in UK (from India) with my family. We want to visit France and other European Coutries. What should we do for visa? [duplicate]

I work for a University in the UK (Northern Ireland) as a member of Research Staff on a Tier2 visa (2 years multiple entry). I am from India, and hold Indian Citizenship. I also have my wife and ...
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UK visa for trailer driver non-EU citizens [closed]

I'm living in Spain with 2-year residence card and an Indian passport. As I'm a international trailer driver I drive through approximately all Schengen countries. My company also move goods from Spain ...
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Immigration UK removal [closed]

married in the UK with a EEA national member.i also have 2 british children.the home office detained treating me to be removal..is this legal or possible?