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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (3)

0
votes
0answers
36 views

Apply for USA/Schengen Student visa after being refused a UK tier 4 visa [on hold]

My friend was refused for using deception when he applied for Tier 4 (General) Student. Therefore he asked me to seek for an alternative solution and he's worried if his previous refusing may affect ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Can my spouse travel to UK alone on a visitor visa and then join me?

I've been granted a Business Visa to UK. In my visa application and in my cover letter I mentioned that my wife will travel along with me and I will be paying for her entire UK trip. My wife too ...
2
votes
1answer
19 views

UK visa hotel booking and contact information

It seems like that this question has been asked for visas to other countries, but I am not sure if it applies juts the same for a UK short-term visit visa. I want to visit UK for 2 weeks and the visa ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

Can my wife join me (I have a Tier 4 student visa) for a month from India using a tourist visa?

I am in the UK on a tier 4 student visa. I recently got married and would like my wife to join me for the month of June. Can she apply for a general tourist visa to visit me? If that would not work, ...
4
votes
2answers
7k views

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. ...
5
votes
1answer
130 views

Crossing French-UK border under 18 alone

This august I am planning to travel around Europe and want to cross the French-UK border. I am under 18 and won't be with my parents or legal guardian, so what kind of documents do I need to have with ...
1
vote
2answers
218 views

UK Visit Visas Refused Due to Evaluation Oversights and Similar Errors

So me and my brother applied for a tourist visit visa (From Egypt), The refusal for me was for 2 reasons: 1- Officer thought I wrote the income "2500" in Egyptian Pounds so it was so small, Although ...
1
vote
0answers
47 views

When I'll get UK tourist visa [on hold]

I'm aware that it will take 15 working days to process a visa request but I'd like to know the background process that takes up to 15 working days to decide on visa request. I'm just curious to know ...
2
votes
0answers
35 views

Can Indian apply for visitor visa for UK and Schengen together

I am planning to go to UK and visit European countries on visitor visa, can we apply visa simultaneously in one application ?
16
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

Bringing a lock knife into the UK with British Airways

Can I bring a lock knife I want to buy in the US into the UK in my luggage? the blade is 3 3/4" (9.5 cm) long - you can buy the same knife in the UK but at twice the price?
6
votes
3answers
239 views

What are the procedures and documents necessary when traveling to France from the UK (not by plane)?

I have a United States passport and will be in London this year. I am looking into rail and ferry options to coastal France and was wondering if I will need to present any documents other than having ...
3
votes
1answer
290 views

Clerical Error (or rounding differences) In a UK Visa Application

I just submitted my UK tourist visa application and I inadvertently answered the question "The total amount of money you have for this trip" incorrectly. I answered 2000.36gbp, which should have been ...
5
votes
1answer
318 views

UK Visa in The Philippines (submitted with clerical error)

I just submitted my UK Tourist VISa Application and I inadvertently answered the question "did your travel outside your country of residence?".. i answered NO which should be YES as I have plenty of ...
5
votes
2answers
18k views

Can I leave the UK and come back in, on a Tourist visa?

I am a United States citizen with a 6-month Tourist visa to the UK (a stamp in my passport). Additionally, in 2013 I spent about two months in the UK on tourist visas, split between two separate ...
2
votes
2answers
182 views

UK Tier 2 visa good enough for travelling to Dublin?

I have a Indian passport and a UK ICT Tier 2 Visa valid through April 2016. Do I need a separate visa to visit Dublin in March?
5
votes
0answers
56 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
115 views

UK and France visa

I am planning to go to the UK with my brother. I've been to the UK two times last year, but my brother is a freshy and this will be his first foreign trip. We want to travel to Paris during our visit ...
7
votes
4answers
4k views

I am a dual Australian/British citizen with an expired emergency Aussie passport and a valid UK passport. What are my chances for an Aussie visit?

I was going to have to miss my brother's wedding on Jan 4th but he bought me a flight today. But my Aussie passport is expired and was only an emergency passport to begin with. I'm born and bred ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Tourist visa to UK [duplicate]

I'm student with an F1 visa studying in the US. I want to visit the UK for a week. What is the process for this and what is the amount to be shown in the bank statement?
4
votes
4answers
3k views

How can I get to Luton Airport from Watford via public transport?

What is the easiest and cheapest way to get to Luton airport from Watford? I know Arriva run a 321 bus service but judging by the timetable, not all services terminate at the airport. Has anyone ...
18
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
16
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
522 views

UK Tourist Visa for Indian Citizens from Paris

I am an Indian Citizen and scheduled to visit Schengen countries during 04.04.2015 to 12.05.2015 and accordingly obtained Schengen Visa. I have applied for UK visa as a Tourist to visit London from ...
4
votes
1answer
99 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
122 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
5k views

Can I get a Schengen visa after being deported from the UK 3 years ago?

I'm an Indian national. I was holding a Tier 4 students visa in UK for 2009 to mid of 2011. I was removed to India on working excess of permitted hours, a breach of section 10(1)(a) of the immigration ...
5
votes
1answer
511 views

Travelling to London with EU refugee's passport

I want to travel to London with Austrian refugee's passport, is it possible? Do I need a visa?
3
votes
3answers
733 views

UK Entry Stamp - different from a visa?

I've seen similar questions like this on the site before, but was wondering if anyone was able to point me to an official site that says that, as an American citizen traveling to the UK, the stamp put ...
2
votes
0answers
117 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
110 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
59 views

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 ?
7
votes
0answers
110 views

Returning to the UK for Holidays after a previous visit [duplicate]

I am a US citizen with a boyfriend in the UK. My "leave to enter" visa expired on October 31, 2015 (I left on Oct 15). I want to go back to the UK for the holidays but I want to know that they will ...
3
votes
2answers
298 views

Can I travel alone on a UK Child Visit visa?

I am 16 years old. I have got UK visit accompanied with my parents only. Now I have to travel alone to UK next week. Can I go with the same visa? Kindly advice me.
3
votes
0answers
129 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
183 views

Overstayed UK student visa in the past. Can I now visit the UK again?

I was on a student visa in UK. My visa got expired and I overstayed 3 yrs more in addition to my visa. So in simple I stayed 3 yrs as illegal in the UK. Then I came back to my country deliberately. ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
63 views

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 ...
4
votes
0answers
84 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
5k views

Multiple entry visa to UK (sponsored visitor)

I'll be going to UK as sponsored visitor - am I allowed to apply for Multiple visa entry to UK?
4
votes
0answers
61 views

Until when can you (for a fee) change a UK advanced purchase train ticket?

As detailed on the National Rail Enquiries page for Advanced Purchase tickets: Advance fares are valid only on the date and train shown on the ticket and are non-refundable. You can change the ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
89 views

I'm in the UK on a working holiday visa. How can I cancel the visa if I want to leave the country?

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
442 views

South African and EU dual citizenship travelling to the UK [duplicate]

I am traveling to the UK using my dual citizenship. When leaving South Africa, I will be using my SA passport which will have an "exit" stamp on it. But once I arrive in England I will be using my EU ...
56
votes
4answers
13k views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
6k views

Can I visit the UK in the final week of my visa?

I'm from Saudi Arabia and I'm planning to visit UK next month but when I checked my visa it showed that it will expire in one month. So, Is it OK to make a journey in the last week of my visa? and ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

UK general visit 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 ...
11
votes
2answers
558 views

Hidden Requirements in UK Visa Applications? (Source of evidence of funds)

This post originates from a discussion with an established TSE user in this thread. I applied for UK Visitor visa for attending a competition while my father will be funding the visit. However they ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Can I visit UK with Italian stay permit?

I'm an Egyptian citizen, who holds Schengen visa and stay permit in Italy. Can I go to UK for some days with my stay permit and Schengen visa?