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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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Needing Some Visa advice

I’m hoping someone can help out here ! My girlfriend of almost 3 years is a US citizen and coming to the UK for 5 months to see me but she don’t know that while she is here I’m going to propose to her....
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Will the removal from Uk will affect my future trips to EU and USA

I am an Albanian nationality, businessman and my wife is a pharmacist. On 12 October 2018 I was traveling with my wife from Tirana to New York, we chose British airways with flight change from London ...
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Indian student willing to apply for Standard Visitor Visa only for U.K [duplicate]

I am an Indian passport holder studying currently in China with a valid student visa expiring in next year September and i want to visit UK for tourism and family visit purposes for 3 months approx. ...
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Proof of Accommodation in England

Hey so I am Australian and am staying with a friend in London when I arrive for a 1 week holiday. Do I need any document for customs proving I have accommodation? Or do they even ask this question? ...
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Receiving hard copy tier 2 CoS after UKVI panel sits on 11th [on hold]

The UKVI panel sits on the 11th of every month to decide on the UK Tier 2 certificate of sponsorship visas. They say a decision will be made on this day and applicants will be notified within 5 ...
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Do UK citizens need a passport on domestic flights in the UK?

As a UK citizen, do you need a passport to fly from London Gatwick to Edinburgh with easyJet or British Airways? And also will this be the same at other airports?
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Stapling Attached Documents, UK Visa

Some of my documents for the UK Visa consist of 2 or 3 pages so I stapled them. But I've read online that when you submit your papers on your appointment day, your documents should not be stapled, is ...
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Type of Bank Account for UK Visa [duplicate]

Do I have to submit Bank Statements for both Current and Savings account or is Current account enough?
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UK standard visitor visa sponsored by my mother

I want to visit the UK. I want to show my mother's Fixed Deposit account. Can I use that? Will my visa be rejected?
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Will my application be affected if the person financing my trip was recently refused a visa?

My father is fully supporting me financially for my UK visit and sufficient documents regarding his finances are being included in my application. However, when he applied for a visa for himself a ...
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American coming to Scotland from overstay in Spain

I’ve overstayed in Spain by 9 months but fell in love and now going to Scotland so my girlfriend can get a US visa. How difficult will it be to get into Scotland? Please help
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UK Entry Visa - How do I defend my Employment Status

I recently applied for UK visa which was refused. I overstayed years ago when I was in school. Thereafter in 2013 I was given a 6 Months visa which wasn't used. I then applied in 2017 for a Conference ...
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Is there a UK train ticket that allows for a interrupted journey between Birmingham-Reading-Gatwick?

I want to travel between Birmingham and Gatwick Airport, but need to make a 4-day stopover in Reading. Is there a train ticket covering this journey, or do I have to buy two tickets? Birmingham to ...
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How can I exchange an old pound coin in the UK?

Since I haven't opened a bank account in the UK yet, this question should be valid for travellers as well. When a bus driver rejected the coin (£1) below, I noticed that it is out of circulation. As ...
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UK visitor visa after a visa refusal

I am about to re-apply for a UK visitor visa after being refused. Now we are planning on a worldwide trip starting in November and, at the start, my wife wants us to spend a week UK to see her family....
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My Irish bank account was just opened last week. Apply for standard visitor uk visa

Hi I’m from China and I’m an exchange student in Ireland for this semester. I intend to visit UK after exams and go back home from the UK. I’d like to say in UK for five days. MY PROBLEM: I just ...
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Visit uk visa 2 years [duplicate]

I have a valid uk visit visa that will expire in 2020 , will i be able to visit the uk for 6 months and return back to my home country then after a month visit the uk again for another 6 months and so ...
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What is the cost personally of my Trip? [duplicate]

What is the cost personally of my Trip please
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Would the UK grant a transit visa to a person it deported five years ago?

Would a person who has been deported from the UK five years ago be able to transit through the UK on a trip to Grenada?
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Refusal of UK visit visa: Appendix V 4.2 (a) (c) (e) - Help Reapplying [duplicate]

I need advice on the type of visa to apply for and clarification on relevant information to include in the next application. I am a dual citizen of the UK and Sri Lanka, permanently living in Sri ...
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Having a Multiple entry Schengen Visa from Germany, Can I make a trip to UK [duplicate]

I am an Indian resident and have a Multiple Entry Business Visa and right now traveling in Germany. I have to attend some meetings and want to go to London. Can I apply a visa to England from Germany?
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What is the start date of a UK Standard visitor visa application? [on hold]

Is the start date on the day you make an appointment to VFS or will it start on the following day after you submitted the application?
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I got error when I pay for UK visa application [closed]

Would you please I need your help, I am trying to pay for UK visa by MasterCard and then he gave me error I don't know why?
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Previous Overstay seeking re-entry [closed]

I previously overstayed as a visitor in the UK for 2 years and 7 months. I returned to my home country voluntarily at my own expense. i stayed out of the UK for 1 year and 11 months. i dont have an ...
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Brexit passport renewal - Will I need to pay again?

I am a British citizen, and my passport is due to expire in March 2019. This is about the time I should look to renew it (at a current cost of £75.50), but I've read/heard that when we leave the EU, ...
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What is the meaning of intended travel date in UK Visa application form: the starting date from own country or arrival date in UK?

In online application form (UK standard Visitor Visa) , I find two different word. i) Intended travel date ii) date of arrival in Uk. Do these two term has same meaning? I have no confusion on ...
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My mother to sponsor my boyfriend’s visa application [closed]

I am doing my first year at uni, and my boyfriend is working in another country. He’s got his own savings and planning to finish his employment contract and then move here with us. We’re not in a ...
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2 year visitor visa expiry [duplicate]

I am British citizen, who has got little daughter. My mother is coming to look after my daughter for 6 months in January 2019 but her 2 year visitor visa expires in mid April 2019. What are my options ...
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Can I apply for a 10 year UK visa? [duplicate]

over my latest 2-year UK visa, I traveled 4-5 times to UK. My son is a permanent resident in the UK. Im applying for a new UK visa and only 3 years are left in my passport before it expires. Can I ...
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Sponsor Bank Statement UK Visit Visa 6 Months Minimum Balance [closed]

As i mentioned earlier we have been required to submit sponsor bank statement and job letter. She makes 60000 GBP yearly as doctor but her the statement she has forwarded me has 4000 GBP balance only ...
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Can a holder of carta soggiorno travel to U.K. Without a visa With his spouse holding an Italian passport [duplicate]

please I'm confuse. I need your help. I want to find out if a carta soggiorno holder can travel to U.K. Without a visa whiles going with her spouse who holds Italian passport.
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Can I depart one day before my UK visa starts and arrival is on the day visa validity starts? [duplicate]

My travel date is on 12 Oct at 23:05pm from Canada and I arrive in London (UK) at 11:05am on 13 oct. My visa is valid from 13 Oct.
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Why I can't I book a date for my UK Visa appointment?

I am planning to go to UK in the mid of December for a visit. Currently, I want to book for my visa appointment on early of November, however, I can't click any date in November. The only available ...
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so basically when am i allowed back into england? [closed]

okay, so lets say i go to england for 21 days on a standard us passport, can i then (once back in the usa) apply for a long term visa and go back immediantly after i get the visa...so basically when ...
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Will This Be A Problem With My UK Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa? [duplicate]

So I'm currently working on applying for my UK Tier 5 Youth Moblility Visa. I am a 21 year old from Canada. I am worried that a past experience in the UK will be a problem, let me explain. A few ...
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Visit visa UK Email for further documents

it is been a week since I submitted my parents visit visa application. They have requested the sponsor's bank statement and job letter. Are there any signs of approval or refusal?
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Refusal Missplaced [duplicate]

I got refused for UK visit visa in Oct 2016, I have lost that copy,please guide where to get that one copy my application number is GWF041995750, its available at my email. please do help me for a ...
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UK Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa - “Refused entry at border” definition

I am a Canadian applying for a UK Tier 5 Youth Mobility Visa. At one point during the application process, it asks if I have ever been denied entry into the UK, but I am not sure what to answer with. ...
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If I can get a US emergency passport in the UK, can I use it to travel to Poland and Spain?

I'm in London, would like to travel on to Poland and Spain, however my passport expires in slightly less than 3 months, which is a problem. I think I may be able to get something called an 'emergency ...
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Do I need a UK visa (South African + EU citizens)

My wife and kids have EU passports and I have a South African. Do I need a visa when travelling to the UK with them, and if so - which one ? Thanks in advance.
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Can I apply for UK Visitor visa for my family and I, irrespective of the fact that my wife does not have a job again? [duplicate]

Please I need to know if we can apply as a family , my wife and my two children who are less than 4years old. My wife is currently out of job. For account statement, can I use my bank statement for ...
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UK trains: I bought a return ticket from London Euston to Coventry. Can I board at different station?

I recently bought a return ticket from London Euston to Coventry but realised it stops at Watford Junction in between. Can I just get on the same train at Watford Junction using the same ticket?
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How to wash hands if tap water is too hot?

A few days ago I settled in the UK and noticed that hot tap water was not specific to Heathrow Airport. The only option in some toilets (e.g. in restaurants) is "tooooo hot" water. I cannot touch so ...
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UK business visa - different signature in passport and supporting docs

I am applying for UK Business Visa. My passport was issued in 2010 where I did signature differently. Currently my signature is different from passport. I became employee in 2014, and from then I have ...
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Cost of a travel in UK [duplicate]

I am preparing a new application for a Family Visa in UK after a refusal I stay at my brother's house in Birmingham for a week of my leave limit My salary is £420 and I started my current job on June ...
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Work permit visa for Scotland

I got selected in one hotel from Scotland and they ask me to proceed for visa process by giving the contact details of one consultancy, by they are asking me for the GBP money to send through Westin ...
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US to UK visting multiple times without visa

I am a US citizen who is dating a UK citizen. My boyfriend attended flight school but after finishing, he moved back to the UK. I have visited the UK 3 times since he moved in January. The first time ...
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Helping friend with luggage at London Euston

I have a friend catching a train at Euston. He's got more luggage than he can easily handle by himself. I want to help him get his luggage to the train. He's being met by another friend at his ...
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I have an “assistant de langue/lecteur” visa for France. Can I go to the UK within the 3-month OFII validation period without the *attestation*?

I am American, and currently an assistant de langue (language assistant) in France. I have a special visa, called the assistant de langue/lecteur visa, from September 10th to May 10th. On the visa for ...
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The UK's “instant” passport service … how long currently to appointment?

My colleague was wondering if anyone has used the https://www.gov.uk/get-a-passport-urgently/online-premium-service UK's "instant" "online premium" passport service. You apply using that page and (...