Questions tagged [family]

Travelling with your significant other and/or children, parents, cousins, in-laws or pets. For some more specific tags (to be preferred) see `tag info`.

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Can I consider pets as “evidence of family members remaining in your home country whilst you travel”?

I have applied for standard UK visitor visa's for me and my wife and children. I have elderly parents staying behind, but they do not live with me and are not dependants, nor did I list them as such ...
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Is the employer letter mandatory for a spouse to file Family reunion long term visa? [closed]

I am currently staying in Belgium on a Long term Type D visa and wish to bring my spouse here. My spouse is currently working in India. My query is whether the employer letter mandatory to file Family ...
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Extended Schengen holiday with non-EU spouse of EU citizen not resident in EU

I'm an Australian and Italian (EU) citizen and my wife is a citizen of the Philippines. We are living together in Australia. We'd like to have an extended holiday (lets say 6 months) exploring the ...
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Visit to UK to meet business associate as well as friend

I am 59, live in Greece with my Greek wife since 2011. I have permanent resident card that says: "Family member of Greek Citizen" How can I come to know if my permanent resident card has been issued ...
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Family visa application to the UK

I plan to make my application for UK work visa at the same time with my wife and children. But we reside in different countries, which means that locations in which to make appointments will be ...
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Can i travel alone within the eu with my article 10 family permit from italy?

I would like to go on holidays without my eu family member, i use to travel alone with my residence card from italy but am not sure of this particular permit(article 10)
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I am going to the UK and applied for standard visitor visa - my wife is going with and I am the sponsor [duplicate]

Should my wife fill in a separate online application and if so how do I link the two? Mine as well as hers.
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Visitor visa refused. Could a family visa be accepted?

My girlfriend lives in Tbilisi, Georgia, studying as a medical student. Her mother lives in India, and I am studying in the UK. Her mother and she are planning to come to the UK on May 4th. My ...
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Can 2 members of a family use the same APC kiosk when they are entering the US under different visa programs?

Regarding APC kiosks, what happens when one member of the family is entering the US with an ESTA form and the other one with a B1/B2 Visa? Can they use the APC kiosk together? At certain moment, the ...
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Gare du Nord to Gare de Lyon transfer time for a family

When I book with the Eurostar site to a destination in the south of France, they only offer a short Paris transfer time (54 minutes) between Gare du Nord Eurostar and Gare de Lyon TGV. Is this easily ...
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Can my wife go to Ireland with EEA family visa from UK [closed]

We have to go to my mother's funeral . My wife has EEA family visa valid till September.Can she travel to Ireland with the EEA Family visa. Thanks
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Schengen visa for my wife and kids

I am planning to visit Paris/France for 10 days. I have valid schengen business visa however my wife and kids have no schengen visa. Since they are going to apply for tourist visa do I need to mention ...
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Visa Family Permit

Good Morning. I am writing to you to ask you about entry to the UK to visit my wife's sister. I am from Yemen and I am married to a Polish citizen. At the moment I live in Germany and I have a Family ...
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EU Permit after wedding, previously refused Marriage visitor visa [closed]

Previously received some great input on here, so back again. My partner is a EEA citizen and I'm from India. We met while we were students in the UK and have been in a relationship since. Earlier ...
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Entering the UK as the holder of an Article 10 residence card

I'm a Swedish (EU) citizen and my husband is a non-EU citizen. We moved to Spain a few months ago. My husband have a article 10 residence card. This card is issued by the Spanish authorities because ...
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Family permit unmarried partner

I just got a 6 months EU family member visa to the UK. We will be going to the UK in October for a month, but my partner will leave early because he needs to go back to work. Will this affect me when ...
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Applied for a UK visa as a family, but received status on only one applicant. Is this common? [closed]

We applied for a standard visitor visa for the UK as a family of 4. Today I got back my passport with the Visa approved - I am the primary applicant. But we didn't get the other 3 passports. For mine ...
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Documents for UK visa [closed]

I’m intending to apply for a U.K. Standard Visitor visa for me and my wife . My wife works for a multi national company and I run my private business. This is our third years of marriage and we do not ...
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H1B worker in United states, what documents are required “Evidence of family members remaining in your home country whilst you travel.” uk visa

I am Indian citizen, living in USA on H1B work visa. My whole family is in India, I am living alone in United States. I am applying for UK standard visitor visa short stay. What documents should I ...
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How to proceed with applying for UK Standard Visitor Visa for my family if primary is applying later

Me and my family are planning on taking a vacation to the UK soon (end of June '19). Two of my children are US citizens so they do not need visas, but me, my wife, and my oldest son are all Indian ...
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Dealing with bully/rogue consular official

My wife and will be traveling to Italy for vacations and she is from a country that requires a visa. This is usually not a problem, as she has obtained travel visas to several other countries ...
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Permanent family member of Latvian citizen. Can I travel to the UK or Ireland without an article 20 residency permit?

I live with my wife since 2012 in Latvia. My wife and two kids are Latvian citizens. I hold a Latvian permanent residence card. On my residence card is written permanent family member. According to ...
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I hope that can I get family reunion visa for Germany after I'm banned from Slovenia for six months because of expired passport while going to Austria

I am a Nigerian. I live in Croatia and my wife, a Croatia citizen, lives and works in Germany. Recently I was caught with my expired passport by Slovenia police while going to Austria to renew my ...
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Applying for UK Visa for a family from India [duplicate]

I am applying for UK visas for Myself, Spouse and two kids and i am doing it through the https://visas-immigration.service.gov.uk website. I have gone through the guidance and I understand all 4 of us ...
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Accommodation with relatives on UK trip. Are they bearing cost of expenses?

I am applying for a standard tourist visa to the UK from India. It is a holiday trip with my wife and 2 kids. We will be staying with my cousin and his family who is a British citizen for more than 30 ...
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Dubai Terminal 3

Hi I am arriving into Dubai on an emirates 777 flight from Newcastle and connecting onto an Emirates A380 flight to singapore. I am just wondering how long the connection time would be (travelling ...
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Making separate files for family member for UK visitor Visa [duplicate]

I am applying for UK visa with my son. Do I need to provide two different sets of supporting documents for my child and myself?
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Education background and last employment for the spouse in family application (DS 160)

In family application (DS 160) the education background and last employment for the spouse is not required. Is it OK that there is no section for the spouse regarding education background and the ...
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How much time can my Mexican wife and my son stay with me in the UK while working my 6 months before Family/Spouse visa application? [closed]

I hope someone can help. I have read a bunch of posts about family visas, but can't find reference my questions, so I hope someone can give some insight. Some background first. I am a British ...
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How to travel to the UK as a spouse of an EU citizen?

I am an Indian citizen. I have a 3-year Polish TRC. I just got married to a Czech citizen. We want to visit the UK. Is it possible to travel UK with my wife?
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Can I fly to the UK with my Schengen Residence Permit?

I'm married to a German since 8 years and would like to fly to the UK. My non-EU passport and Work Permit are both valid. What is recommended? Flying or driving? I'm not sure if airlines allow me in ...
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Standard Visitor UK Visa from USA (Indian National) - Sending documents for family [duplicate]

We are a family of 4 Visiting UK this summer. We have submitted our application online, have our interview scheduled in next couple of weeks. I have a question regarding sending the documents to ...
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Civil Union Partner with Family Permit approved travelling with EEA member - Customs Queue [duplicate]

My Family Member permit was approved - Civil Union Partnership with separate Surnames. Can I join my partner at the EU Customs queue when entering the UK?
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Family UK visa online application [duplicate]

I have a family of 5 me my husband n 3children do we have to apply separately for each person online application n take the appointment date n time as wat option they give but how can whole family go ...
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Sightseeing for family in London?

Are there any special sights in London that are suited for the very different interest of a family consisting of 5 persons between 20 and 60 years old? I don't think that museums are a good choice.
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How to prepare a successful application for Irish visa as a family member of an EU citizen?

My husband is a British citizen and currently living in the UK. I am a Pakistani national and currently living in Pakistan. I want to apply for a visa of family member of an EU citizen. I also have ...
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UK EEA Family Permit for Iranian wife and her parents

I am German and live in the United States with my Iranian wife. We would like to spend our holidays in the UK this June, and also want to invite her parents from Iran to come along with us. My wife ...
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Travelling as unmarried couple in Dubai

I'd wish to visit Dubai with my girlfriend, but after reading this travel advice and this question on sex and couples in Dubai I started to get a little worried about it. How should I book an hotel? ...
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Change tourist to spouse visa while in the UK [closed]

if one is in the UK on a tourist visa can it be changed while in country, to a family (spouse) visa? The persons spouse is British and has lived in the UK for two years (they both lived abroad ...
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Is EEA family permit enough to enter UK?

I'm a non-EEA spouse of an EEA citizen and we both reside outside the UK in the EU. Is obtaining an EEA family permit enough to be granted an entry to the UK? Does EEA family permit automatically ...
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As an EU citizen exercising his treaty rights, can I travel to France via Geneva with my family?

Let's just say: I am Danish, exercising treaty rights in the UK, where I live with my Russian wife. My wife has a UK Residence Card due to being part of my family. Switzerland require a visa (free and ...
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F1 / OPT / ESTA for USA

I graduated last May and was granted OPT. I went back to the UK for the summer, with the intention of returning to the US in July when my new job began. Sadly, my mother became very sick and was ...
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EEA Family permit or visitor visa for my mother

I am a German citizen living in Germany and my mother is Russian citizen living in Russia. We would like to visit UK together as tourists just for 10 days or so. Is it possible and preferable for her ...
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Germany family visit visa refusal and new tourist visa application [duplicate]

I had applied for a family visit visa to Germany to visit my husband who is a student there. The basis of rejection were 8) the information submitted regarding the justification for the purpose and ...
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Are there hostel search engines with which you can search for family rooms in Japan?

I've worked in several backpacker hostels in a couple of countries and stayed in many in many countries. Many, perhaps most, offer twin, double, and even family rooms, as well as dormitories. But I ...
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I have individual DS-160s for the family members but can I book only one slot for the interview?

I have filled individual DS-160s for each family member but I was wondering if I can book one slot for the visa interview. Will that be a problem?
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What's the easiest way to relieve oneself in a car?

Ok, I know we're all adults here, but this is something that happens inevitably in most family trips I believe; it's occurred in our own family trips. You're driving on the road to your destination. ...
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When parents apply for UK visas, can one be approved and one refused?

For people who apply together for a UK visitor visa as parents, or parents and one child, can it be the case that one visa gets approved and the other rejected? Or is it a required that all should be ...
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Travel purpose for a family member traveling with a student to Ireland

I have applied for a student visa to Ireland and I am trying to apply for a visa to my mother to accompany me. What is the purpose of travel that I should write in the application?
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Husband and wife applying together for an Australian tourist visa. Do we apply as a group or separately?

We are a husband and wife applying together for an Australian tourist visa. Do we apply as a group (creating a group ID) or separately from a single account? We will be traveling on our own with ...