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I've received my visa Tier 1 'exceptional talent' today starting 1st November. I have a flight a few days before (27th October).

Is there any reason to be worried?

I can, in theory change my flight dates, but I have a trip on these days.

I don't require visa just to enter to the UK if it matters at all.

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  • i THINK, but i don't know, you would have to enter again to get the work visa per se stamped in your passport. also, what pnuts said. – Fattie Oct 5 '16 at 12:04
  • Im Israeli, so in theory I can get in few days before as a tourist (I dont need visa for this)? – antlerg Oct 5 '16 at 14:14
  • It's a double-edged sword that can have hidden consequences. Please read the canonical. – Gayot Fow Oct 5 '16 at 18:24
  • Ok, so the thing is that I have a field trip few days before the visa starts. I can get a formal letter explaining why I need to enter the uk before (as a tourist), Then to leave and to come back...is there a potential problem with this? – antlerg Oct 6 '16 at 10:36
  • Also, Im planning to go abroad for a day and then came back, will this be a problem? – antlerg Oct 6 '16 at 11:32

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