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It seems that you would probably be OK, although as ever, if you want to be "safe", then applying for a visitor in transit visa makes things much more straightforward. You can find the full rules for Transit Wiwhout Visa (TWOV) on gov.uk (sections v7.6 - 7.10). As we already know that you meet the requirements of v7.8(a), I'll quote V7.7 here so you can ...


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Yes. You should apply for a Visitor in Transit visa if you arrive on a flight and will pass through immigration control before you leave the UK. https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa/y/india/transit/yes


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Your layover is normal, it is well above the minimum connect time of one hour. There is no immigration control for international-to-international passengers (except those going to Ireland). (But you will pass through a security check.) You will not need to collect your luggage, it will be checked through to San Jose. BA will reroute you to San Jose if you ...


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The official information is rather confusing, but as far as I can see, you will be able to use your Irish visa to pass through UK immigration, provided the visa is endorsed with "BC" or "BC BIVS". - ***Warning*** Passengers may make a landside transit if holding a valid biometric visa issued by Ireland (Rep.) endorsed "BC" or "BC BIVS" and traveling to ...


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To add to JoErNanO's answer which is spot on in general, in this case you will probably have Business Class lounge access on the basis of your departing domestic flight, so long as it's all been booked on a single ticket. (There are no departures from Heathrow before 6am, so you'll not be able to get access to the Concorde Room on the grounds that you've ...


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The lounge access depends on what time your connecting flight leaves. My understanding is that you'll be allowed access to Business/First Class lounges if and only if the connecting flight leaves on the same day or before 6am the following day. Quoting from the One World webpage on lounges terms and conditions (emphasis mine): oneworld lounge access for ...



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