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

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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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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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Where is border control carried out for the Eurostar overnight Ski Train?

The Eurostar Marseille–London stops in Lille for passport checks, because there is no separated Eurostar available at Marseille or its other French stations. In winter, a special ski train runs ...
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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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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 Visa refused - Prove Sponsor Genuine Relationship, Unexplained Deposits

UPDATE: I thought you would like to hear an update. After finding more proof of friendship, and explaining all bank deposits, visa was accepted in a new application through the same means, and she is ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there a map that shows the walking time between London Tube stations?

Sometimes when gadding about in central London I am set back by a station closure or some other incident that requires me to find another station. In those cases I don't care if the station is on the ...
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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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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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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 my wife leave the UK while on a spouse visa?

I'm recently married. I was born here in the UK. My wife lives with me and has an Indian passport and spouse visa. We are looking at going on holiday back to India. Is she allowed to leave the country ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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Proving I have sufficient funds when applying for a UK visitor's visa

I applied for a visit visa to the UK for 7 days. I earn an amount of £278/month and have been working at the same organization for more than a year. I have saved up enough funds for the trip and I ...
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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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British Embassy in Riyadh requesting bank statements for visitor visa

I applied for a 6 month general visitor visa on 20/10/2015. They called me this afternoon asking if I can provide them with 24 months bank statement and they also gave me a reference number. The ...
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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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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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Want to Understand which VISA we have to apply [duplicate]

I am at UK on work permit for 88 days, i want to invite my wife and kid from India to spend 2 weeks in UK to see all historical places here, which VISA i have to opt for them.
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Validity of long term visitor visa UK

I have a long term (2 years) type C business visa to the UK. From the website and other resources, it says that: If you can prove you need to visit the UK regularly over a longer period, you can ...
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Delayed Eurostar arrival in London, what to do?

My Eurostar is scheduled to arrive 30 minutes late in London, and I have an advance ticket for another train to catch, but I'm almost sure I'm going to miss it. What should I do in this case?
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UK Visa Application for Thai Citizen

I wish to apply for a visa for my Thai girlfriend (of 3 years) to accompany me on a business trip lasting 5-7 days to the United Kingdom. I am a UK national by birth, but have been resident in Hong ...
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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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Does an Accesrail intermodal ticket guarantee connections to and from flights?

The Accesrail website states: First Great Western now provides, thanks to AccesRail, its first air-rail intermodal solution. This allows passengers to go to/from Heathrow or Gatwick Airport to ...
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How can I book the Accesrail air-rail intermodal solution ticket?

The Accesrail website states: First Great Western now provides, thanks to AccesRail, its first air-rail intermodal solution. This allows passengers to go to/from Heathrow or Gatwick Airport to ...
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Can we opt for fast track service after the refusal?

Last saturday I got refusal from BHC due to lack of funds and my reasons to come back to india. Am planning to visit my family who is settled in Uk. Am married and planning to visit my family along ...
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Which countries apply the EU rail passenger rights domestically?

I recently discovered that there are some general European rights, similar to those for air travel, that apply to rail journeys within Europe, detailed here. For example, there is quite a ...
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In the UK, what rights do you have if a hotel is overbooked?

Today I had a pre-paid reservation for a hotel, booked a month or so back. They rang me to say they'd had a problem at the hotel, and were having to move a number of guests elsewhere as the rooms ...
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UK Visit Visa Refusal (Deception) and Reapplying Procedure

My mother had a criminal record in UK on 2010 for which she had conditional discharge for 12 months and charged 85 pounds. This time while applying the on-line applications for her, I accidentally ...
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Turkey Overstay impact on subsequent UK visas?

I need an important help on my further visa. I have been in Turkey two years back on work visa. I was working for a company out there and it was an IT project. The visa duration was for a year but ...
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I'm in the UK on a working holiday visa. How can I cancel the visa if I want to leave the country? [closed]

I am a New Zealander on a Working Holiday visa in the UK. I want to leave the UK before my visa expires to get the visa for the Netherlands before I turn 31. How long does it take to be considered ...
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UK Visit Visa - Possibility of refusal due to Deception

I've been rejected UK visa twice and decided to apply third time. Case can be checked at below link. UK visit visa refused Twice. Shall I reapply? As per second rejection letter, it is clear that ...
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Student removed from UK want to move USA for study [duplicate]

I am from Bangladesh. I have received an undergraduate degree from UK. When I applied after that for a postgraduate program, I was refused as I took a TOEIC exam and they said I committed fraud. I ...
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UK Visit visa refusal [duplicate]

I received a refusal for my UK visit visa for 2 weeks. The reason given by the officer is I do not have sufficient funds. In my documents I gave fixed deposits worth 2.5 Lakhs (approx £2,500) my ...
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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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do i need a transit visa in heathrow airport [duplicate]

I am travelling to Canada on student visa. I have a stay over of 18 hours in Heathrow airport, so can I sightsee London for few hours? Do I need any visa or else I need any thing else? I heard that ...
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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 ...