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

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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 powerful-...
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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 UK ...
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Visa - Changing planes in Great Britain [duplicate]

I am traveling from Paris to Tallinn but I couldn't find the affordable straight flight and because of that my route looks the following way Paris->Dublin->Manchester->Tallinn, I am citizen of ...
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Non-EU citizen, student in Spain holding a residence permit. Do I need a UK visa?

I am from a non-EU country (Georgia). I have been studying in Spain for the past five years and hold the residence permit. Next month I will need to travel to London for a job interview and I was ...
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UK visit visa refused. Planning to re-apply

My husband had planned to attend a training program in London later in October this year, and he had applied for a Business Visit Visa from Riyadh, KSA. Me and my daughter applied along with him as ...
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Can I leave Gatwick (London) airport and explore the city as a US citizen?

I have a 7 hour layover in Gatwick and I wanted to explore the city during that time. I have a US passport if that helps.
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Cheapest way to travel from Köln to Bristol

i am planning to visit my friends in Bristol during new year 2016. What is the cheapest way to travel at that time from Köln? What can be the expected cost?
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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 visa,...
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Entry for tourist with student visa

I wonder if I can enter with student visa like tourist for 4 days. The problems is that I changed the date of my school and the visa does not include the new date but i will look for a house and I ...
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Is immediate reapplication fruitful for UK business visit with more documents as evidence?

Our university delegation comprising of 15 female faculty members of English have been invited to attend a 7 day training session of English Language Teaching Methodology in redacted University UK. ...
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Rejection of UK visa got an entire delegation coming for University-sponsored one-week training [closed]

Recently, UK visit visa of entire delegation comprising of 15 full time faculty members of our university based in Pakistan and ranked top most in private sector universities has been rejected. The ...
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UK student visa refusal for not being a genuine student [duplicate]

My name is Deepika and I am n Indian citizen. I applied for my MSc in UK for the first time however, my visa got rejected on the bases of not being a genuine student, though all my documents are ...
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Immigrating to UK, I have a layover in Dublin. Will that cause me problems?

All the affordable flights that I could find seem to have a layover in Dublin. It seems like I'll have to go through border control/immigration in Dublin, and though I'm not settling in Ireland I have ...
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US to India layover in London

U.S. citizen flying with visa to visit India. Possible 14 hr. layover at Heathrow. Would like to take train into London to visit family during layover. What is the procedure for doing so? Lived in ...
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How far can I be from Britain and be in “British X”?

This is a just for fun question. I'm studying in British Columbia, Canada, which is quite far away from Great Britain proper: 4,190 miles (6743 km) to be exact. I'm wondering, though, how far ...
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What to do to get Visa before my travelling date?

I am from India, New Delhi. I have applied for a UK visa for me and for my wife on the 29th of September 2015, with that application I had given a written application for processing our visa request ...
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Travel to UK and planning to take wife [duplicate]

I am travelling to UK on short term visa for Work (Tier 2),and planning to take wife for 30 days, which visa I need to apply and what supporting documents I will need for it..?
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Visit visa for husband [closed]

I am going to travel on a Tier 2 visa to UK,can my husband travel along with me in a tourist visa and stay with me for 6 months as he can apply for his dependent visa only after 8 months as i am on a ...