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My boyfriend is Turkish citizen but he has a green card as his mother is a teacher. Does he need a visa to visit me in the UK?

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    Of course, why would US greencard change anything? – vartec Aug 1 '13 at 8:59
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    @vartec: The question is actually not that stupid. UK e.g. waive in some cases transit visa requirements for US green card holders. – Tor-Einar Jarnbjo Aug 1 '13 at 14:53
  • @Tor-EinarJarnbjo: interesting, however, not relevant in this case. – vartec Aug 1 '13 at 15:11
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Of course, the only thing that matters in this case is nationality. US green card in this case only serves as a proof that he's residing in US legally.

UK Border Agency website provides details.

This page explains whether you will need to obtain a visa before you come to the UK as a general visitor.

You will need a visa if you:

  • are a visa national (see 'More information' below); or
  • are stateless (you do not have a nationality); or
  • hold a non-national travel document (a travel document which does not give you the nationality of the country that issued it); or
  • hold a passport issued by an authority that is not recognised in the UK.

The long list of "visa nationals" contains Turkey.

Or you can use "Do I need visa?" form, which yields following result:

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