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

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USA TD visa refused for 214(b) - new UK visa application

I am a Canadian citizen, currently working in USA with my TN status. Since my wife is a bangladeshi citizen (we married recently), she applied for TD visa from Bangladesh, however she was rejected. ...
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Can I apply for a single Schengen visa if my itinerary includes a visit to the UK in between?

I am planning a 2-3 week visit to the UK, with short trips to Schengen countries before and after. As pointed out, I should be able to apply for a Schengen visa once to cover both trips. Will the ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa in the UK if I'm a student at a local university?

I'm a non-EU citizen (Bolivian) currently studying a PhD in the UK. I'm thinking about having a trip throughout Europe. Does anybody know if I can apply for the Schengen visa within the UK where I'm a ...
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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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Should I submit my friend's (sponsor's) bank statements? [duplicate]

I recently applied for a short-term visit visa, as a non-working student, which was refused. My mother is the one paying for the trip and I had shown the necessary bank statements. I was planning 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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What should be done before returning a rental caravan back to the rental company?

I'm going to leave my on-site caravan in a few days, but I wanted to know: Generally, what condition should I leave it in? Should I empty the garbage can, should I wash the utensils, should I clean ...
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Does UK Visa application question 'What is the cost to you personally of your trip in GBP(£)' require bank statement/s? [duplicate]

I've read the Q/A for "How should I answer the questions in the “Employment and Income” section of a UK visa application?", and it's the same that my relative will sponsor for me. There, the applicant ...
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UK visitor visa refused for parents - want to re-apply [duplicate]

Gayot Fow, Hi, Please would you add something from your experienced eyes to my queries below. Thanks. Thanks for your time for reading my post. I made a mistakes in filing application forms for my ...
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The UK has voted to leave the EU. How does Brexit affect people traveling to the UK and vice-versa?

On 23rd of June, 2016, the UK voted in a referendum to leave the EU. This leads to the following questions: Are UK citizens traveling to the EU affected? Are EU citizens traveling to the UK affected?...
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Business visa to Bangladesh for a Canadian citizen residing in the UK

Here's the situation: Canadian citizen, residing in the UK, working remotely for a Canadian business As part of that work, needs to visit Bangladesh on a business trip Would like to apply for the ...
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When is the best time to buy Euros based on the EU Referendum in the UK? [closed]

I need to get some Euros before going on holiday in early August. With the EU Referendum coming up in the UK on 23rd June 2016, my question is, When is the best time to buy Euros? By best, I mean, ...
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Travel to England From Portugal [duplicate]

I'm travelling from Portugal to England in September, now that the Brexit has been approved, Do I need a passport? and my brother that is under 18? tks!
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Separate visa for husband and wife for UK visitor visa?

Both me and my wife are applying for UK standard visitor visa. Do we need to fill visa application form at visa4uk separately? That will mean we will have to go for biometric appointment separately. ...
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What exchange rate service to use for income section on visa application?

I would like to complete the income and expenditure section on my visa application in GBP. What exchange rate should I use when converting from Nigerian Naira? I hear Oanda is correct but I am unsure....
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Visa application status - UK [on hold]

I have applied for a UK visa, but did not opt for the SMS service. VFS have informed me that I will receive an email, however, it has been 10 days and I have not heard anything. How can I track the ...
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My uncle will sponsor my trip to the UK. How do I show this on a UK visa application?

My uncle is going to sponsor me for my trip and he is paying for all my accommodation. The question asks that how much I would be spending on my UK trip. Should I put the complete amount (about 1500 ...
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I was refused a UK short-term study visa. Can I reapply immediately?

I applied for a short term study visa. I got admission to an Oxford summer course. In my visa application, I gave all the supportive documents. But my visa has been refused by stating that the bank ...
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Here are my ties to my home country. Do you think they are enough? How can I prove them?

I am married with kids. I have a stable job I have no property or other source of income apart from monthly salary. I'm traveling alone to UK for tourism. One of the grounds for refusal on the ...
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Can an over-stayed stamp from one country affect my abillity to travel to other countries?

I overstayed in South Africa for a week and got this ugly stamp in my passport which bans me from entering South Africa for a year. Now I want to travel to Italy, Paris and London for 2 months (in ...
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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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Is a birth certificate accepted when entering UK?

I am a Lithuanian that lives in UK. I am planning to take a trip to Portugal in two weeks' time, and my 4 year old son's Lithuanian passport (EU Citizen) would expire while in Portugal. I have ...
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uk visa got refused when to re apply [duplicate]

I applied for the UK visa which i applied as visitor visa in which i wanted to learn makeup artistry for a time of 45 days . the reasons for the rejection were : 1. London academy of freelance makeup ...
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Over stayed in UK 4 Years [on hold]

I am from India, been to UK 2010 on student visa and got 20 months valid, unfortunately overstayed for few years until 2015, all most 4 years due to a kidnap case and i am the first witness and even ...
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What should i do my visa got refused? [on hold]

I applied for a short term under 18 student visa And got refused i am from syria who had lived in UAE for the past 4 years and i finshed my gcse o-levels since i came from syria my English language ...
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What details should a good cover letter contain to backup a UK Visit Visa application

I'm married have a job with stable income. I have 2 kids. I have applied for UK visit visa about 7 years ago.I can't remember what exactly was the reason for refusal. I want to travel for tourism to ...
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UK visa application - what visa type to select for a conference?

I am a student in USA on F1 visa, I need to attend a conference in England and wanted to know the procedure to apply for the visa. Since I am in the US, when I start using the visa portal on gov.uk, ...
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Are there any guide books that give details of walks that are accessible to a wheelchair user in the Peak District (UK)

Are there any guide books that give details of walks that are accessible to a wheelchair user in the Peak District (UK)? For example the paths have a reasonable surface and there are no steps or ...
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UK tourism visa refused twice - if refused again should my friend appeal?

Here's the situation. My friend applied for a UK tourism visa stating that she would be visiting the UK for 2 weeks (It's written in the visa that she could stay up to 180 days) and granted but she ...
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Will a non-EU citizen get stamped with a family permit at the airport?

Is it true that a non-EU citizen will get stamped with a family permit at the airport when arriving in the UK with their EU spouse? My husband and I lined up in the non-EU line when we arrived. I am ...
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Hill walking and camping in the Peak District

I would like to do a moderate hill walking (5-6 hours) in the Peak District, and camp as well. Which part(s) is suitable, for this activity?
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Transit without visa at Heathrow experience with Indian passport?

Hello everyone this is my first question ever here. I apologize in advance if i have neglected any guideline or policy while asking my question here. So my question is about transit visa at Heathrow ...
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Do i need to add any family pics with UK visit visa application after adding marriage certificate and kids birth certificate

Do I need to add any family/wedding photographs after adding marriage certificate and kids birth certificate. Do I need a cover letter and what details should I show on the cover letter.
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How to find people from the UK or Ireland interested for home exchange or hospitality exchange?

I live in Cyprus and have extra bedrooms for renting out, which I do occasionally but not often enough to make serious income. The income for poor people here is 480 euro/month, which is not as high ...
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What documents does a sponsor in the UK have to show in order to confirm they can host a guest?

Provided that my sponsor owns a house in the UK, are council tax and utility bills enough documents as proof that my sponsor can accommodate me?
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Where do I apply for a UK transit visa?

Everyone is so helpful with informing me that I need one but no one can tell me where to apply. The uk.gov website also doesn't seem to be able to help on that front.
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How to show proof of income for a retired person on a UK Visit Visa Application?

I'm applying UK visit visa application on behalf of my parents and my father is retired and currently his income is coming from a several lands lease, flats rent also he has some savings, my mom is ...
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Is there a ship of the line that I can sail on from Britain?

A ship of the line is a Double or triple decked battle ship from the 17th through the mid-19th century like those used at the battle of Trafalgar. Ideally I'd like to crew on one for a week or so, ...
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UK last train cancellation and unhelpful staff - what to do?

Last night, we were planning to travel on the last train of the night to get us home, which was the penultimate train from the station. (Exact route withheld for now, but it was with Chiltern Railways ...
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What activities may one carry out on a UK Standard Visitor visa?

I am planning to visit the UK to meet my husband. This is my first trip to the UK. I also wish to take the IELTS exam in the UK during my stay. Can I apply for a standard visitor visa in this case?
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I am from Jordan and I have perment resident in Italy do I need visa to UK [duplicate]

If I have a resident permit in any European country, can I visit the UK without visa ?
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Can I obtain more than one working holiday visa?

I'm sure this has been discussed before but: I'm in the midst of planning a trip to Europe. I'm an Australian citizen, born and bred, and I'm only 22. I'm organising a working holiday scheme (WHS) ...
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Can I apply for a UK visa from Italy without having a valid proof of residence?

I am going to apply for a UK visa next week. I am an international student in Italy. I also have applied for the renewal of my residence permit. I cannot receive my new residence permit before my visa ...
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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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Would I be allowed to get on a plane from the UK and fly to America with tea?

Today I was doing some research on food and drinks and realised that tea is not a very big thing in America and that all the "good" brands of tea are extremely overpriced or quite "un-attractive". So ...
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Regarding the supporting documents for a UK visit visa, what documentation can I submit as proof of accommodation if I am staying at a friend's house?

My friend-( a British citizen) owns the house which means he doesn't rent. However, when i was reading the visitor: supproting documents guide on page 8 of 8 (https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/...
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How to get football tickets for Premier League when traveling

I will be visiting Manchester in few months and I am interested to get tickets to a derby football match. I am trying to figure out the best way to buy tickets for a foreigner (i. e. I will be in the ...
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Clerical error in UK visa application, but form already submitted - what should I do?

I'm from the Philippines, and I plan on travelling to the UK with my sister to visit a relative. I have just submitted my visa application and have already paid online, when I noticed that I've made ...
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Additional needed documents for UK trip if someone will shoulder all expenses

Someone (a relative) from the UK (already a naturalized British Citizen) will be financing my trip, as well as taking care of my accommodation. What are the documents I need to submit aside from bank ...
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Uk visa for Indians travelling for a month

I have an Indian passport and a valid B1/B2 US Tourist visa. I have recently quit job and i am currently pursuing something personal which is not strictly work or business. I have previously travelled ...