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I am a Moroccan citizen travelling from Budapest to Morocco with a layover of eight hours at London Stansted Airport. I only have cabin baggage and have a Ukrainian passport (mentioned in case it helps in something :) )

Do I need a visa to transit?

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Yes.

Since you arrive internationally you have to enter UK, even if checking in again immediately after. According to Wikipedia Morrocan citizens need a visa. The same holds for citizens of Ukraine.

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  • Thank you for your answer, I m travelling with Rayair , I checked on an official website , and it sais I don't need a visa since won't pass through UK Border Control ! I am just not sure where they are :( Soo confused !
    – nadejda
    Jan 14 '16 at 22:14
  • Can you post the link to the site you refer to?
    – mts
    Jan 14 '16 at 22:57
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    Sure ! Here is it , gov.uk/transit-visa I just wrote them an official email to ask about my case. hopefully they will reply . It seems each airport has its own policies ...... :(
    – nadejda
    Jan 14 '16 at 23:03
  • You need a visitor in transit visa gov.uk/transit-visa/visitor-in-transit-visa since at Stansted you will likely pass through border control
    – mts
    Jan 14 '16 at 23:41
  • "If you arrive at Stansted on an international flight you will need to pass through passport control/immigration, whether your connecting flight is domestic or international. You will therefore need the correct documentation for entry into Britain." stanstedairport.com/at-the-airport/airport-transfers
    – mts
    Jan 15 '16 at 0:52

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