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Questions tagged [datv]

"Direct Airside Transit visa". Needed to change flights in the UK without going through immigration control for people from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland.

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About my Transit Visa, DATV

I am from India, I got a job offer from the Bahamas and have a Bahamas visa and work permit card. My ticket is Delhi to Bahamas Nassau with a layover in the UK. I am staying in UK only for 4 hours ...
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Direct Airside Transit visa at London Heathrow for Indian national [duplicate]

I will be traveling from Chennai (MAA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) through London Heathrow (LHR) by British Airways. Both my flights are booked on same ticket and from same terminal at LHR. I have a schengen ...
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UK DATV transit visa form queries

Can anyone please help me in answering some questions for the UK DATV form? For reference, I am an Indian national who would be travelling from US to India and back via UK Heathrow airport. My ...
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B type Belgian residence permit

I am a South African national, traveling on a South African passport. I hold a B type residence permit from Belgium. Is this the same as a common format residence permit? I also hold a valid US visa. ...
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SA national with CoPR travelling from Canada to SA via UK [duplicate]

My wife and I are entering Canada via UK in March. We have a valid Canadian immigration visa issued in our SA passports. We know we're exempt from a DATv as we're just in transit in London Heathrow ...
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UK Transit Visa (DATV) needed or not needed? [duplicate]

I am based in India.I will be travelling to France & Spain for holidays with my wife on 3rd Apr 2017. So i have applied for Schengen Visa and expected to get it by 25th March i.e around 8-9 days ...
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Do I need a Direct Airside Transit Visa when I have a Standard Visitor visa for UK? [duplicate]

I'm a Pakistani national residing in Saudi Arabia due to visit Finland. I have a valid Schengen visa and a multiple-entry visitor visa for United Kingdom. I'm flying with British Airways both ways and ...
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Direct Airside Transit Visa [closed]

Is (Special) direct airside transit (DATV) the correct application form for a transit visa? The form seems excessively long and detailed considering that the applicant isn't entering the country, and ...
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Direct Airside Transit Visa (DATV) for South African [duplicate]

I will be travelling from Switzerland (Geneva) via the UK (Heathrow) to South Africa with British Airways on January 7 2017. I will be landing and departing from Terminal 5 at Heathrow airport. I ...
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Visa needed for transit in Heathrow? [duplicate]

My wife is Ukrainian citizen with Romanian residency permit. We have tickets for a flight Madrid-Heathrow-Seoul: jue 05/01/2017 Iberia IB 3160 Turista 09:10 Madrid Adolfo Suárez Barajas ...
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Is Direct Airside Transit Visa required at London for an Indian for a flight from Mumbai to USA via London [duplicate]

I have a flight from Mumbai to USA via Heathrow, London (LHR) and a valid US student visa. I will be reaching London on 7th August at 6 pm and have a connecting flight to USA on 8th August at 9 am. As ...
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Russia to Dublin, transiting Heathrow

I have Russian visitors arriving and transiting at London Heathrow with connecting tickets to Dublin, Ireland. Time between flights is two hours. Baggage is checked from point of departure through to ...
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Transit visa for a 3 hour airside layover in Heathrow airport with Canadian Visitor Visa

Is there a way to find out if I need a transit visa for a layover in the UK? - This answer kind of answers my question, but I have a slightly different situation. My work H1-B visa to work in united ...
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I have a UK visitor visa starting on 30 Oct; will I need a DATV for an itinerary on 12 Sep? [duplicate]

I am traveling on a BA flight from Amsterdam - Mumbai via London (LHR). I have a visitor visa for the UK starting one month after my current travel. Will I require a Direct Airside Transit Visa (...
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Going from USA to India via London with expired US visa but valid Canadian visa

I am an Indian national going from US to India for H1B stamping via London Heathrow using British Airways. My F1 visa stamp has expired and I understand that this would mean that I require a DATV. But ...
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I was a refused a UK DATV visa. How should I proceed?

I am a Chinese passport holder with valid study permit in Canada. I am in Canada now and planning to visit my brother in the Republic of Ireland. (I have got the visa for visiting Ireland) My flight ...
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I have a US visa, a Canadian transit visa and an Indian passport. Do I need a DATV to fly through Heathrow? [duplicate]

I am flying from Seattle to Mumbai with stops at Vancouver and Heathrow. I am aware of the new regulations effective from the December 1, 2014 (News Article) . According to this news article, I am ...
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UK Visa-Direct Airside Transit Visa. Indian National having Permesso di soggiorno in Italy

I am an Indian national and having a Permesso di Soggiorno in Italy. It is issued under Attesa occupazione status and expires on 23 March 2015. My wife and my child (under 10 years) are connected to ...
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Ecuadorian traveling to Sochi via Heathrow

I am Ecuadorian and I need a DATV to transit Heathrow, London for 7 hours before going to Sochi, Russia. Can I apply for the DATV in Heathrow, or do I need to do it before traveling?
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DATV visa application address

I decided to apply for a DATV visa for my upcoming trip from SAN to LHR to Munich to LHR to Chennai, India. I have an Indian passport with a valid F1 and Schengen visa! I looked at the UK website, ...
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Do I need a Direct Air Transit Visa or Visitor in Transit Visa for the UK?

I am traveling from the United States to India via British Airways with a 4 hour layover in London. My current H1-B visa has expired, but I have the approval for my extension (I-797) and I plan to ...
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UK Direct Airside Transit Visa processing time

I am a Sri Lankan who lives in Hong Kong. I am travelling to France via UK. I have an airside transit. So DATV is required. I am having a doubt in processing time of Direct Airside Transit Visa from ...
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Direct Airside Transit Visa or Schengen visa first?

I am a Sri Lankan who lives in Hong Kong. I am travelling to France via UK. I have an air side transit. So DATV is required. But my problem is which one should be obtained first. Schengen visa or DAT ...
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How can I get boarding card in UK Gatwick airport with Direct Airside Transit Visa (DATV)?

I am from Iran and I have been issued a UK DATV (Direct Airside Transit Visa). In London Gatwick airport, I've got a connection from from Turkish airline to British Airways. But as long as there are ...