Questions tagged [family]

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How should a family with young children apply for UK visas?

We are sponsoring a family to visit us in UK as friends from Madagascar for two weeks. They have a 6 year old and a 16 month old. Do the kids need their own visas, and are they the standard visitor ...
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Non-EU spouse of an EU citizen - is visiting EU without needing a visa possible?

I have a relative who has an EU passport. They emigrated out of the EU many years ago and have married (in Australia) an Australian citizen. They are planning on travelling around EU/Europe later this ...
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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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Must a husband and wife make separate online applications for a UK Standard Visitor visa, and so attend separate appointments for biometrics?

My wife and I are both applying for a UK Standard Visitor visa. Do we need to fill the visa application form at visa4uk separately? That would mean we will have to go for biometric appointments ...
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Schengen visa for non-EU spouse of EU citizen

Most of the already posted questions were about traveling between EU countries. In my case I would like to visit Austria with my South African wife. We got married over 20 years ago in Austria, lived ...
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Do I need a visa to visit the UK with my EU partner?

I am not from EU. I have Spanish partner and we live in Spain and, because of our official relationship, I have a Spanish family resident permit. We are going to travel to the UK together for tourism. ...
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How to apply for a UK standard visitor visa as a family?

I am an Indian citizen residing in the United States. My wife and I are planning to travel to the UK for a week. We plan to apply for the UK standard visitor visa from the US. I was filling out the ...
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Travel on a Schengen visa stating EEA family member without spouse?

I have a Schengen visa (for five years) which states that I am a family member of an EEA national. I traveled, on this visa, with my spouse (UK citizen) to Croatia in May 2015 with no issues. ...
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Do we need to create separate accounts for our children to apply for a UK visit visa?

My wife, three kids and I want to apply for UK visitor visas. Do we need to create five different accounts for the online applications or can we all apply from the same account?
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Is a visa to Poland required for a Russian spouse of a Polish citizen?

I am a holder of a Russian passport and my husband is a Polish citizen. We both live and work in the UK. I have received my family member of EEA national card, good for 5 years. We would like to ...
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Travelling as an unmarried Western couple in Indonesia

Basically this question but then for Indonesia. In the coming year I (male) plan to travel through Indonesia (Java and Sumatra) with my girlfriend. We will probably travel several weeks, aim to stay ...
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Am I being scammed? (UK visit visa refusal)

I am from Pakistan. I applied for a 4 week UK family visit visa with my 6 year old daughter and they refused, my refusal issue is the same. I am going to quote my refusal letter: [ These objections ...
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My mother-in-law (US citizen) was refused a UK visa to visit her grandson. What are my options?

I am a British Citizen and my wife is American and has been living and working here in the UK with Indefinite Leave to Remain since 2007. Her Mother, who is the only family she has, visits regularly ...
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Accompanying friend for a Canada visa?

We want to visit Canada on a short-term visitor visa for tourism. We are a family of 4 but we have a family friend traveling with us. While applying for the visa online and filling the questionnaire, ...
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Can I add my family onto my existing US visa?

I have Valid US Visa and I Want to travel with my Family. How can I issue visa for my family to go with me using my own visa?
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application as family for uk visitor visa [duplicate]

I and my family had 10 years UK multiple entry visitor visa which expired about 2 years back. I want to apply for the same again. have filled up my application online and saved it. I want to add ...
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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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Which category of visa do a spouse and child require when accompaning an Indian going to Germany on business?

I will be travelling to Frankfurt, Germany from India for three months on a business visa and would like to take my spouse and child along with me since it is a stay in Germany and we would also like ...
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Travelling with someone to the UK

I'm filling my application at the official visa4uk site. I have plans for my family including my wife and kids joining me later Regarding the question are you travelling with anyone should I mention ...
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Schengen visa for non-EU spouse

I am an EU citizen (French) living in Asia (Indonesia). I would like to take my non-EU spouse on holiday to Holland and am wondering if DIRECTIVE 2004/38/EC applies in obtaining a free short term ...
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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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Can a Thai national married to a UK citizen enter the UK freely?

I am a UK Citizen/Passport Holder, have a house in the UK but have been mainly in Thailand for the past twelve months, so currently deemed a nonresident in the UK. The reason for being in Thailand ...
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Reapplying UK General Visitor visa

My visa application has been rejected, due to lack of financial evidence clarity.This time I am getting a letter from my uncle that I will stay 5 days with him and the other 5 days in London. My ...
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UK Family Permit Application and Supporting Documents

I filled the application of the UK family permit on visa4uk.fco.gov.uk My wife and I have been married for two months, and we'd like to visit our friends in the UK. My wife is a Spanish citizen and I ...
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Do i need permit to enter to UK with my EU wife? [duplicate]

I would like to repeat my question with showing my family resident permit in Spain. I am Turkish and married with a Spanish citizen. Currently we live in Spain. I have Family Resident Card issued by ...