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An island country in Western Europe, consisting of Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland) and Northern Ireland.

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What are these half-size parking spaces in a supermarket lot?

Please let me know what this highlighted parking space is for
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Traffic signal UK at a junction

Please help me with this. There are two lines of traffic lights in the highlighted area. one for right side traffic only the left side line is green and the right side line there is no right arrow ...
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Who has priority in this UK road junction?

Can you please let me know who has priority at this junction My car is at the green highlighted area and want to turn right. Say there are cars already to turn right at the yellow highlighted area. ...
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Traveling right after applying for UK visa (Global Talent Visa) [migrated]

I am in the following situation. I am an EU citizen living currently in my home EU-country. I will start a new job in fall in the UK and the employer will endorse me for a "Global Talent" ...
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UK visa expiration date

What exactly does the UK visa expiration date mean? Can I remain in the UK beyond the expiration date of my visa provided I enter before the date of expiration and stay for less than 6 months?
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Difficult situation with entry to the UK

Good afternoon, dear friends! I have this situation: My girlfriend and I are citizens of Uruguay, we do not need a visa to England. I came to the UK several times for the purpose of tourism and ...
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Can I use the E-gates at UK airport with new citizenship, having had a previous visa refusal on a prior citizenship?

I'm a recently naturalised Australian citizen. I'm looking to travel to the UK with my wife for a holiday. My wife is an Irish citizen and Australian as well. 6 years ago I applied for an EEA family ...
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Sponsoring wife but not applying with her

We are Indian citizens, can I sponson my wife and children for uk visit visa as I am not applying with them. Or transfer money to her account and apply.
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Refund request on UK visa application

I applied for UK visa and immediately on same time, I realized that I made a mistake while applying. So i requested for cancel and refund. I received an email as below : You have submitted a request ...
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Problem with UK immigration when leaving via land border with Ireland?

I am flying from USA to London England, then to Belfast Northern Ireland. My flight back to USA departs from Dublin, so to catch my flight I will cross the land border between Northern Ireland (UK) ...
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where are my return boarding passes

I have checked in online and printed outbound boarding passes but the return boarding passes are not showing up, when can i print them off , Tui flights
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Can I apply for a youth mobility scheme visa from a country i am not a resident of [duplicate]

I am an Australian travelling to Paris in June. I am planning on applying for a UK youth mobility scheme visa while I am there. I will then pay to keep my passport so I can move around while they ...
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Regarding travelling and job joining dates after getting Vignette on Passport - UK Visa - Skilled Worker [closed]

I want to understand two things- Till which date can I travel to UK? Till which date can I join my UK job? Details- I applied for Skilled worker Visa from India. My Vignette on Passport states start ...
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Travelling to the US with prescription medication Sertraline

I will soon be traveling to the US (New York) from the UK for a two week trip. I have a prescription for Sertraline (Zoloft) that I will need to take with me. I have the original prescription ...
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Moving to UK. Do I have to declare my electronics in the airport? [migrated]

I am moving to London indefinitely for a new job. On my arrival (by flight) I will be carrying my iphone, ipad, laptop, possibly a few everyday electronics. According to this gov.uk website I need to ...
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I have 2 flights by Ryanair. Funchal-Stansted and Stansted-Bologna. Do I need to do passport control in Stansted? Or I can stay airside?

I'm not sure if I can stay in transit or if I need to do passport control in Stansted. I already did check in on line for both flights.
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Passport processing in a visa application center in a different country, when opted in for "Keep my passport"

I'm trying to help my fiancee plan a trip which involves two different kinds of visas for two different countries, one of which is the UK. I found about the "Keep My Passport" option: ...
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UK Student Visa Application: What defines a Media Company?

On the application form you get asked if you've previously worked at: Armed Forces (including National Service) Government (Central or Local) Judiciary Media Organisation Public or Civil ...
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What is the shortest/fastest route from Gatwick to Antalya if we divide our journey into 2-hour direct flights

We intend to air-travel from East Sussex to Antalya. What is the fastest route if we divide the journey into 2-hour direct flights? I randomly picked Frankfurt and Sarajevo as places to break the ...
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Irish study visa ban based on deception

I applied for a study visa in 2018 but I was denied. I deferred my admission to 2019 and reapplied for a study visa again. To my surprise, I was given a 5 year ban for deception. The consulate said I ...
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How Soon Can I Visit the UK From US?

I am a US citizen. In August 2021 I went to England for the first time to visit my now fiancé. I stayed for 5 and a half months before returning to the US. We cannot afford a fiancé/spousal visa, so I ...
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Travel to Italy from the UK - Is the NHS COVID Pass sufficient to fulfil the Green Pass requirements?

I will be traveling to Rome, Italy, from the UK, within the next few days and thought to check the Foreign Advice page for Italy. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/italy/coronavirus It states ...
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Transitioning from UK Tier 5 to UK Tier 2 visa whilst residing in Republic of Ireland [closed]

I have arrived in the Republic of Ireland whilst holding a UK Tier 5 visa which I haven’t used. It expires 8th June 2022 and the vignette is valid until then. I am getting a Tier 2 UK visa by a ...
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Can I ask the UK Home Office to explain their decision to give me a 10 year ban for deception?

First I’d like to say thank you to all of you that are willing to spend your time helping others that feel helpless when dealing with immigration authorities. I, for one, am extremely grateful for ...
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Can I protect my second ticket from the cancellation of a separately purchased first ticket on a connecting flight

Next week I intend to fly from Glasgow to Heathrow in order to catch a flight with Qatar Airways. Can I protect my second flight from the possible cancellation of the BA journey? Considering all the ...
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UK visa for German resident

Do I need a visa to visit UK as a tourist if I live in Germany with temporary residence permit (Blue Card)? I'm a non-EU citizen.
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Terminal 3 to Terminal 5 [duplicate]

do I need a transit UK visa to move from terminal 3 to terminal 5? I am a Sudanese traveling to the USA from Bahrain via British airways, my flight stat that I will switch terminals in Heathrow ...
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UK visit visa and financial statements as supporting documents

I am applying for the UK visit visa to attend my college convocation. I am married and I do work but do not have a strong financial statement at this point. However I am traveling alone. Can I show my ...
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What's the difference between a Buffet and a First Class restaurant on Avanti West Coast trains?

I couldn't find the answer on their website.
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ATMs on ferries from Europe to Dover

I’ll be going to UK in a couple of weeks and I was wondering if there are ATMs on the ferries from either Calais or Dunkirk to Dover where I could withdraw GBP using either a Visa or a Mastercard (...
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Connecting flight in London LHR to USA

In my travel from Italy to US I have a 2 hours layover in London Heathrow. I've not travelled since brexit, so I'm wondering: do I have to re-checkin the baggages or do any time-consuming task or I ...
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Am I likely to get a UK visitor visa? [duplicate]

I am a university student currently in my second year, and I wish to visit my partner, a UK national living outside of the uk in a separate country from my own. He's completely capable of sponsoring ...
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Can I take my granddaughter to her train platform when she travels to York? [closed]

My granddaughter is travelling to York. Can I take her to the platform for her train?
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How do I indicate "visiting a family friend" in the UK Standard Visitor Visa application?

When applying as a minor for the UK Standard Visitor Visa, there is a question about "Private addresses in the UK" and the relationship with the person living at the private address. We are ...
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Irish 5 year visa ban now want to apply UK spouse visa

My wife got 5 years Irish visa ban cause of deception and not declaring previous UK visa refusal. It was visa agent who made mistake and didn't mention previous visa refusal but we send a email to ...
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Can you apply for a UK Visa in a location that is not your residence?

I know the UK visa is applied for online, but you will have to appear somewhere for biometric capturing. Can you give this biometric information in a location that is not your residence (as in another ...
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Can I travel to Italy with my permesso di soggiorno?

I have been living in the uk for 5 years now and I have settled status but I also have a permesso di soggiorno Illimitata from Italy. My husband is a Italian national but I am not. Since moving to the ...
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What ID does an 11 year old need for the ferry to Belfast? [closed]

My 19 year old son is travelling to Belfast by ferry. He has got a passport, but he is travelling with a 11 year old who has got no photo Id. What will he need to take?
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Start working before getting UK Global Talent Visa

I have been accepted in a research fellow position at a UK university and am in the process of applying for my Global Talent visa. Is it possible to start working remotely in my home country before ...
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Can a child with accompanied visa travel back to home country with mother

My child visited me & my husband in the UK with accompanied visa. The adults accompanied was his grandparents. While returning to home country, instead of his grandparents(adults mentionedin his ...
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Unsigned checklist for UK visa [duplicate]

My appointment was on 16 March at VFS for UK visa...but the filing officer forgot to take my signature on document checklist and did not made their own sign....will it lead to a refusal? Or can I get ...
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My UK train in 2 weeks got canceled, can I trust the train will go if I book another one for the same day

I had booked a train from Manchester to Milton Keynes Central in about 2 weeks from now with the mobile app TrainLine, however recently I got email that the train got canceled. What is a bit weird for ...
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Refusal or Ban ? What steps next?

This is a case of my spouse who was refused study visa 15 years ago. He lost his passport which has his correct date of birth and which he used to apply for visit visa, however the reissued passport ...
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UK travel document for business owner

I'm applying for the UK standard visitor visa for the first time with my wife and kid to travel to the UK in the summer. I'm self-employed in India and own a business to prove the business and income ...
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Traveling to the UK with a nearly expired visa

My friend is Chinese and has a UK student visa that expires the 30th of March. He now has a job but his new visa has been delayed and he won't have it before the end of March. He is going to travel in ...
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Parents name different on passport UK visa

I'm in the UK on a dependent visa for the past 4 years and my parents are applying for their first UK visitor visa, I'm going to sponsor their application but there are discrepancies in my father's ...
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Housewife UK Visit Visa Finance Questions

I am applying for UK visit visa for my mother, which is a housewife with no income and no savings. My mother is living with my father, who is covering all her day-to-day expenses and will also be ...
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How can I get a copy of my lost UK refusal letter in Nigeria

please how can I get a copy of my refusal from the UK embassy, I have sent In Mails and still haven’t heard from them.. should I go to the embassy? It is urgent.
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What document will be needed to visit UK?

I am working in Paris(France) on a "Talent Passport" visa. I have to visit London(UK) for a week. What kind of document/visa is required? I am from India. I am wondering: Will it depend on ...
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Is my 10 year multi-entry visit visa (to the UK) ending 2026 still valid if my Tier 4 visa expired in 2021?

I applied for a long-term visit visa to UK in 2016. I got the visa for 10 years, ending 2026. Subsequently, I got admitted to the University of Manchester for Master's in 2019. My Tier 4 student visa ...
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