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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 is difference in deportation and VRS

one of my friend travel to UK and was done 12 month prison and he availed voluntary return scheme can he go back to UK again or not.
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Received an email saying “A decision has been made on your UK Visa application”. What does it mean? [duplicate]

I applied for a UK visa for work 3 weeks ago and received an email (see below) saying that a decision has been made. But I don't know what exactly it means. I called them and they say that they can't ...
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Do I need UK transit visa to move from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5 Heathrow? [duplicate]

I (Indonesian) have a possible travel itinerary from Japan to Berlin via UK Heathrow airport. From the airline website it says that I need to move from Terminal 3 (arrival from Japan) to Terminal 5 of ...
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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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UK visa rejected under appendix V 4.2 (a) and (c) applied for a graduation & Next step to get it done with in limited time [duplicate]

My visa was rejected due to above reasons where i wanted to get visa for my graduation ceremony held in FEB 2019. I have stated that i can bare the cost in application from my savings & FD's in ...
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My UK visit visa application was refused based on lack of documentary evidence, what should I do when reapplying [duplicate]

I applied for a 2 year visit visa in December and it was refused based on V4.2 (a, c and e). It was explained that it was refused based on the fact that I submitted no documentary evidence showing my ...
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UK Visa - landing in Dublin but staying in Belfast

I have a multi-entry UK Visit Visa and have used to visit Belfast multiple times transiting via Heathrow Airport. Can I arrive at Dublin Airport on direct flight from Middle East then catch the bus ...
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Change of itinerary After Getting the UK Standard Visitor Visa

I applied for a UK Visitor Visa and got my Visa today, but there is change in itinerary as the meeting I was supposed to attend is at Feb 7, 2018 and it happens every month on 7th, but due to some ...
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Can I travel to UK with my Italian national daughter and husband with my permesso di soggiorno?

I have an Italian permesso di soggiorno and I want to join my husband in the UK. My baby and my husband are Italian nationals. Can I travel with them with only the permesso di soggiorno?
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Refused entry at Gare du Nord due to stolen BRP

My UK biometric residence permit (BRP) was stolen in Paris and I was not allowed to board my return flight. I was advised to try Gare du Nord as you could speak with an immigration officer there, who ...
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Does a pending application for a standard visitor visa affect an application to be registered as a British citizen, and vice versa?

If one applies for a Standard Visitor Visa and is rejected, could this have an impact on a citizenship application down the line? Or are the two considered on their individual merits? Also, is there ...
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Travelling to the UK

I do hope someone can help me with this conundrum. I recently moved to Romania with my husband for his work. He is an Italian national and I am an Indian national. I have just received my residence ...
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Travelling from UK to Russia

I hold dual nationality - British and South African. I am due to travel to Russia from UK. I intend to use my South African passport to exit UK because South African passport holders are entitled to ...
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UK visa rejected. No salary deposited in bank account [duplicate]

I want to travel to UK. I have Thailand passport. Currently working in Malaysia as a domestic worker. My employer want to sponsor me to follow his wife to travel to UK and Paris. but my visa UK visa ...
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Can I visit the UK with an EU/Swedish permanent residence card? [duplicate]

I am non EU national, living in a Schengen country Sweden for past 5 years. I hold Bangladeshi passport and EU permanent residence card valid for 5 years. Can i go to UK for few days to visit my ...
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Can I stay in the uk for up to 3 months when am on a standard visitor visa valid for 6 months

I want to get a four months leave of absence from uni which is a dead semester because am going to apply for the visiting visa. What I would request to know is If I request for a period of 3 months in ...
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Bank statement or other proof of income uk visa

I am a 16 year old boy from albania and I want to apply for a UK standard visit visa to visit my cousin who is sponsoring for me. In the application UK visa web site is a question with alternatives ...
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Can my parent's bank statements help me prove that I have good personal circumstances for the UK visiting visa application [duplicate]

I'm a 20 year old University student and I live with my parents. Iam going apply for a visit visa to visit my aunt in the UK and she is going to be my co-sponsor but don't have a bank account which ...
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Re entry to UK from USA on tourist visa [duplicate]

After spending 5 1/2 months in UK on tourist visa last year (June - Nov) and then returning to USA how soon can I return to UK for another 6 month visit??
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Bank statement for UK visit visa [duplicate]

I want to apply for a visit visa to visit my cousin in uk who is a british citizen. I am 16 and my cousin is going to support for my trip expenses. I have read that even if my cousin is covering my ...
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UK marriage visitor visa with children traveling

I am a US citizen and recently got approved for a marriage visitor visa to the UK. I have children who are also US citizens, do I have to apply for a tourist visa for them to enter the UK to travel ...
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Do I need to pay the visa fee separately for all of my party?

I am a Nigerian applying for a UK Visa for me & my wife & my daughter. I have already finished my UK Visa application and paid the fee, but on registering with TLSContact Process, i saw the ...
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Do I need a re-entry visa after voluntary re-entry ban expired?

I am a Malaysian. I usually do not need a tourist visa to enter into the UK in the past. But I had been studying, living and working on various legal visas until I reached my more than 10 years’ ...
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Applying for UK Visa but refused US visa 8 years ago on another named passport

I am applying for UK visa but I have been refused on US visa 8 years ago which was by my other name. My name is very long so sometimes I use the short name and sometimes I use my full name. My first ...
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Can I prove my type of UK citizenship with my passport?

I am a naturalised British citizen. My infant daughter was also born abroad and is therefore British by descent - I have passed my citizenship to her, but she cannot pass it on (unless she goes ...
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Visa refused under V 4 (A-(C) how to overcome this for new application [duplicate]

I am a student in London and my mother applied for a visitor visa to come and visit me. But it was unfortunately refused. Among the reasons for the refusal which you will read in the refusal letter ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa on top of EEA FP

I'm a Russian citizen with a national Austrian residence permit. I hold an EEA FP for a short vacation in the UK on April, 12-21 2019 together with my Austrian family. With hard Brexit looming on the ...
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Passport not returned By UK Visa cell even after 2 months [on hold]

We applied as a family for UK Standard Tourist Visa , me my husband and my 7 year old son. My husbands and my passports arrived with Visa stamped within 10days. However my sons passport has not ...
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Shipping my dog

I have a 10 year old German Shepherd in Fort Lauderdale, USA who is way too nervous to fly. I want get her to Britain or literally anywhere in Europe. I need to ship her over with her owners. I really ...
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My cousin's UK VISA for PLAB2 was refused while mine was accepted, with similar circumstances

Firstly, thank you Stack Exchange as I received my UK Visa to sit for plab2 exams few days back. However, my cousin, who's have similar circumstances as me got her refusal letter today (see image ...
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UK Plab Visa Refusal due to bank deposits even though affidavit provided for the deposit

I have successfully cleared PLAB1. My visa appointment to appear for PLAB2 was on 18 Dec 2018. My visa was denied under section 4.2 a,c and e. My brother (he is working in the US with a reputed ...
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How can I state my father’s monthly financial commitments in visa application? [closed]

I’ve been refused in uk standard visitor visa and one of the two reasons is that they are unable to access my father’s monthly financial commitments : " I note that you have provided an employment ...
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How are Expiry dates on UK passports written? [duplicate]

In my British Passport the expiry date is given as 08APR meaning 8th April. It is followed by AVR24 for year of expiry. What does the AVR24 stand for?
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How quickly can I withdraw funds from my bank account after being granted a UK visit visa?

3 days after applying, I received my UK standard visitor Visa a few days ago. Now I need those funds I showed, to book my flight tickets and other stuff. How quickly can I withdraw funds from my ...
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Your UK visa application has been issued - Means Visa Is Granted [duplicate]

I received this email today from UKVI Abu Dhabi, I have heard that there are two types of emails which they send, one email says Your UK visa application has been "concluded" and the other says Your ...
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I went on holiday in 2002 and would like to go back again one day. Could I find out where I went? [closed]

I went to Spain in 2002 but I don't remember the name of the place. I was 15 and I remember once standing on the balcony of the top floor of our hotel looking at a roller coaster in the distance. It ...
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It's been 30 days and I haven't received a decision on my UK Family visit visa application [closed]

I am from Ghana and have applied for a UK family visit visa on the 22nd November 2018 and was supposed to travel on the 21st December and return on the 4th of January 2019. Until today, 8 January, I ...
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UK spouse visa after tourist visa rejection [closed]

I have a tourist visa rejection from the UK but now I want to apply for a spouse visa. I was rejected because of some bank documents that it was more than 3 months. Now my question is if I apply for ...
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Bank Statements for UK Spouse Visa [closed]

My question is do they need to see monthly expenses (ie every single deposit and withdrawl)? Or just want the amount in and out of my bank account?
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Transit without visa in 2 days to London UK with EEA residence permit [duplicate]

I will be travelling to Denmark via London UK with my EEA residence permit. I will will be transiting the following day since there is only flight to Aalborg, Denmark from London Stansted.Do I need to ...
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Transit Visa UK for Indian Passport Holder with USA visitor visa? [duplicate]

we have USA visitor visa and will be flying from Mumbai to Minneapolis USA via LHR with 6 hours layover at LHR. will i be needing any transit visa? thanks
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Will I be denied entry again? [duplicate]

I recently (Dec 2018) tried to enter the UK after traveling there for a week prior to December with no such trouble. This time however, I was trying to stay for 6 months to be with my boyfriend (UK ...
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Is being a full time university student a strong tie to help me get a UK visit visa

I want to apply for a UK standard visit visa and I read that I should have a strong tie to my home country that will guarantee my return to my home country when my visa expires. So i want to ask if ...
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work related training uk visa

i am going on a work related trip to uk to attend a training and i was wondering about the letter from my employ who will be dealing with all the payments and expenses, in the appendix it says : "...
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Do marriages in Spain or any Schengen state automatically appear in UK records?

I am a British citizen and got married two years back in Egypt. I moved to Spain right after my marriage, and my wife joined me in Spain on a spouse visa. The marriage is ending soon. Therefore, on ...
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UK visa application after earlier refusal

I intended to travel to the UK for the PACES/MRCP exam back in May 2016. My visa was refused because of inadequate funds in my account and low salary. I was doing a fellowship in cardiology at that ...
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Marriage visitor visa

Me and my partner intend to get married soon. I am from non-EU country and my partner is a British citizen. Unfortunately we don’t meet the fiance visa requirements yet, but will meet that financial ...
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Multiple visits to the UK

Last year I made multiple visits to the UK from USA to visit my girlfriend there. My stats never exceeded 3 weeks each and cumulatively for 2017 it was approximately 4 months. I am enrolled in ...
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Documents for Standard Visitor Visa UK

I have read somewhere in the uk government web-page that every document that I send with my application for visa should be original and not a copy. But there is a problem because there are some ...
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Are my answers that I will give in the application going to be refused by UK visa officer?

I have planed to visit my cousin in England for 1 month and therefore I need to apply for a standard visitor visa. My cousin is a British citizen and he is sponsoring this trip for me. There are 3 ...