I'm Indonesian passport holder with Italian husband, I have Carta di soggiorno per familiari di cittadino dell'Unione. Can I go to London without Visa?

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    You can check here. The only way you could travel to the UK without a visa is by applying for a free family permit if your partner or family member is from the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein and they have been living in the UK before 1 January 2021.
    – Traveller
    Oct 22, 2022 at 23:26

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No you can't. Whether you need a visa for the UK is decided by your citizenship. Being an Indonesian citizen, you need a visa for the UK. Even if you were married to a British citizen, you would still require a visa to visit the UK.

Incidentally, when UK was a part of the EU, technically, you could have been allowed entry into the UK without a visa if you were traveling with your husband, as a family member of an EU citizen traveling with them and having a residence card as an EU national family member. But not now.

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    The only exception to this is EUSS family permits, but for that your EU citizen partner needs to have been living in the UK before brexit. Not relevant in the case of OP, but might be useful to someone else with the same question.
    – ave
    Oct 23, 2022 at 8:05
  • + unless you have firsthand experience, I doubt that airlines would reject boarding. Timatic clearly indicates that EU citizens' partners are exempted from visa requirements on relevant EU but not-schengen countries (Ireland, Cyprus, Bulgaria etc).
    – ave
    Oct 23, 2022 at 8:11
  • Yes, I missed that her residence permit from Italy is an EU family permit. I was guessing a normal Italian residence permit because her husband is Italian citizen. EU family permit is usually issued in a third EU country. But also possible in the country of citizenship after relocation from another EU country after getting an EU family permit from that country. I missed the "familiari di cittadino dell'Unione" part. So going to Ireland is possible, (and UK too in the past). Oct 23, 2022 at 9:17
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    I have edited the answer. Oct 23, 2022 at 9:18
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    I just used it in an informal way rather than a proper term. Oct 23, 2022 at 12:08

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