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

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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 ...
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Do I need a Schengen visa if I have UK permanent residency?

Me and my friends are planning on inter railing from the UK. They all have a British Citizen but I do not. I only have a PR and I have been a resident in the UK for 10 years. The question is do I ...
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Circumventing a ban from the UK using another passport with a different name and dates of birth?

I have a 10 year UK ban on my South African passport but I have a Zimbabwean passport as well with different name and date of birth. What will happen if I use this?
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UK visit visa refusal: insufficient financial documentation

My friend applied for general visit visa from Kampala to UK but the officer refused his visa. The reason I'm going to mention: 1: I have refused your application for a visit visa because I am not ...
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India to Jamaica via UK and USA: do I need transit visas?

I am going to Jamaica for medical conference, and I am book my flight via UK and New-York connected flight, Just tell me should I need visa for USA, uk to catch connected my flight? I will stay in ...
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UK transit Visa required for Indian national travelling from Ireland to India via LHR? [duplicate]

I’m Indian passport holder. I’ve D category long stay student visa(Stemp2) . I’m going to india via LHR 2hours Stopover. So will I need UK Transit Visa? My flight details https://www.kayak.ie/...
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Possibility of being refused entry in Schengen countries? [closed]

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, does it mean that I will get the refused entry in other ...
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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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Difference between deportation and removal

As I understand it, there are two mechanisms for throwing somebody out of the UK: deportation and removal. Informally, people seem to call both of these "deportation". What are the differences ...
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Entry on an EU passport after deportation from the UK on an Israeli passport

Over 5 years ago I was deported from the UK after working illegally with my Israeli passport. I didnt get any stamp in my passport. Today I have an EU passport and I'm coming for a visit on New Year'...
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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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How can I know if I am still refused entry to the UK?

When I traveled to the UK about two year ago (in April 2014) with my British Oversea Citizen (BOC) Passport, the officer at the counter said, 'you're refused entry', after scanning my BOC Passport. '...
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RE-entering UK on tourist visa after leaving just before ancestry visa expires

I am a NZ citizen who has been staying in the UK on an ancestry visa. I plan to leave the UK in March, just before my visa expires, and go to Eire for 6-8 weeks to visit friends. I would like to re-...
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Other passports queue arriving in UK?

Do I have to join in to the other passports queue in the UK border control with my Australian passport and residence permit while I am with my British passport holder wife and children? Is there any ...