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Questions tagged [uk]

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

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Norwegian Refugee travel document

I have a Norwegian travel document and would like to travel to London- England for 4 days. Do I require a visa?
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UK Tourist Visa- Enquiry

This is in regards to the multiple entry visa issued to my parents who are presently visiting UK. To our understanding, my parents are not allowed to remain in UK for more than 180 days and must ...
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10 year ban after applying for a UK student visa

I was banned for 10 years through a UK student visa application in 2007 due to a bank statement mismatch issue. The ban expired in 2017. I am planning to visit the UK on a standard visitor visa. ...
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Is there any common country to visit for uk and schengen visa?

I have uk visa and my friend has schengen visa. Is there any common country where we can meet with our visa?
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Can I change my travel date earlier from what I put in my application?

I just got my UK Standard Visitor visa, valid March 14-Sep14 2019. In my application, I intended to travel on May 23 - June 5, 2019. Can I still change my travel dates to earlier dates than my ...
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Forgot to send checklist with UK Visa Application

I have sent my documents without the checklist in it to VFS Services USA Inc. Also, I did not sign the application form. What may happen? Has anyone gone through a similar situation? Edit: I have ...
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Health-care out of our country

I'm an Italian citizen but actually living in Argentina (I'm born in Argentina, South America) Yesterday I suffered of a neck-pain and was treated with inyectables on the hospital of my country. I ...
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Is a sponsorship letter required for obtaining UK transit visa for Indians?

I am travelling to schengen countries next month, and for one of my flights I need a transit visa for the UK, as the flight lays over in London for 10 hours. So my query is, whether I will need a ...
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Is it feasible to rent a car for a multi-country Europe trip?

I'm planning a (mostly Western) European trip starting in London and ending in Rome, and am considering the possibility of renting a car for the entire trip. The countries I'll be entering are the UK,...
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Filipina in transit Visa gatwick [duplicate]

I would like to bring my girlfriend from the Phillipines to visit me in Trinidad. The easiest route seems to be manila intransit through Qatar and connect in Gatwick airport to Port of Spain Trinidad. ...
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Uk visit visa on 3 month payslips and father support? [duplicate]

i want to apply uk visitor visa on the basis of 3 month payslips and 6 month bank statememt though the first 3 month bank statement has no transaction in it, thought my visitor visa and trip budget ...
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U.K. Travel valid visa

I have a valid UK c visa with multiple entries valid from 26/05/2009 and till 26/05/2019. I have travelled to UK on business three times and stayed for a total of 15 days till now. I plan to visit UK ...
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Are there immigration spot checks when passing from London to Belfast? [on hold]

Supposing one is an American who overstayed their leave in the UK (and the date is indicated in one's passport stamp), if they were to travel from London to Belfast and then back, would their passport ...
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Enter UK under new EU citizenship after ban

I got a 10 years UK visa ban a few years ago. Since then I obtained a new citizenship (it is of European Union, the country belongs to Schengen treaty, and does not fall under immigration rules), so ...
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UK Visitor Visa/what to write in employer's name if I work for the government

I'm applying for a uk visitor visa from morocco,I work at the city's government office,what should I put in the information concerning my employer in my visa form?
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Personal Visit on Business Visa Type C

I have been ussued the Business visa type C, multiple entry, valid for 2 years. I got it issued in Jan 2019, sponsored by my company for business purposes. But I have not travelled on any business ...
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Can my mother apply for a UK spouse visa while she's on vacation in the UK?

My mother currently holds a tourist visa to the UK. She's now in Manchester with my step father. She wanted to know if it was possible for her to apply for the spouse visa while she is there or does ...
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Why expense details are asked for UK business visa? How can I say the trip expenses are to be taken care by my employer in the application form?

I am applying for 6 months business visitor visa. For this trip all my expenses are to be borne by my company. Then why I have to fill in the below fields. Do you have savings, properties or other ...
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European residence card [duplicate]

My name is Tracy. I'm South African and hold a South African passport. I recently moved to Italy. I will be on a Sapphire Princess cruise ship from 4th of April which starts in Messina until 18 May ...
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Why did I get email from UKVI RIYADH when I submitted to ABUDHABI? [duplicate]

This is what I and my husband have received today. Dear Customer, Your UK visa application has been issued. PLEASE DO NOT GO TO THE VISA APPLICATION CENTRE BEFORE THEY CONTACT YOU. ...
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Applying for UK VISA - TLS UKVI MUP PRODUCT

I am applying for UK VISA from Italy (Pakistani National). On the TLS Website, it says UKVI MUP PRODUCT charge of €65.87. Do we know what this is? And how to take it off? As previously when i applied ...
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UK visitor visa from USA - courier service link requires selection of bronze, gold, etc

I applied online for UK short term tourist visa . I paid. Scheduled biometrics. Just finished biometrics. Now trying to purchase courier service so I can mail the documents to New York. But when I ...
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Applying for UK Visit Visa - Pakistani Nationals [duplicate]

My cousins live in Italy and have permanent residency. They have Pakistani passports. They came to the UK in 2013 with his full family. However they want to come to the UK this year. When they applied ...
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“right to work” visa for volunteering in the UK without invitation or sponsorship [on hold]

I have been selected to volunteer for a sporting event in the UK. The organizer is not providing a formal invitation letter but have sent emails of my acceptance and my role and shift duration. The ...
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Refused to entry into the UK 25 years ago. Could I enter now? [duplicate]

I'd been living in the UK for a few years as a student when I got denied entry some 25 years ago. I did appeal but after all it wasn't successful and consequently I was removed (deported). I have no ...
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Where do I mail my application for a UK visa to after the biometrics?

I am based in the US and have completed the UK visa online. Where do I mail the application and supporting documents to after the biometrics? Thanks Charles
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I spent six months in the UK on a Short Term Student passport stamp. Can I return on a visitor stamp?

I just spent six months in the UK as a student on a passport stamp. Since my parents live in the UK (on a Tier 2 Work visa and a Spouse visa), I would like to return to the UK to see them for a couple ...
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my girlfriend is colombia and needs to pass through UK

basically, my girlfriend will need to pass through USA Orlando airport and the UK in Manchester airport to arrive at Dublin, will she need any kind of visa for both countries since she is Colombian?
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can my niece travel to the uk using her greek id card after brexit [duplicate]

my niece is due to travel for a visit in April 2019 for 3 weeks to the uk and we are a bit concerned about what travel documents she can travel on due to the uk leaving the EU with or without a deal ...
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Unable to login to VFS after filling UK Visa form [closed]

I am unable to login into VFS Global after filling UK Visa form . It keeps giving error user already logged in I am unable to retrieve my old application via -> My Application -> GWF reference from ...
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Consequences of cancelling a Tier 5 GAE UK visa [closed]

I am a non-EU citizen. I have signed a contract for a summer internship in the UK and the company is going to sponsor a Tier 5 GAE visa for me (so at some point I will have to go to an appointment to ...
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I have booked a self service appointment for UK visa and now I see a warning message

What does this message mean? My appointment is tomorrow. I went to the TLS website and they are not showing any changes. What does this mean?.
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Schengen Visa and International Students

I am planning on taking a trip to Europe and require a schengen visa. As an international students, I keep substantial amount of my savings outside of the country, but also have UK bank account. For ...
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Can I apply for tourist visa

I have been deported from UK two years ago, because I was charged and sentenced for criminal offence. Would there be any issue if I apply for schengn tourist visa
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Time to process UK visa with Application Clearance Officer assessment [closed]

Any one from you applied for UK visit visa via VFS center and received an email after 10 days of submission stating that the application will be send for assessments by application clearance officer? ...
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Getting an uk dependent visa with a malaysia overstay? [closed]

I am a citizen of India and i have overstayed in Malaysia with a visiting visa and got a Ban for 5 years to enter Malaysia.Now i have got married and my wife is a Indian citizen who is working in UK ...
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To apply for appointment centre service fee of Rs.4095 that is paid twice?

An appointment was made and paid for in United Kingdomn. However, before a note could be made of the reference number or print the appointment confirmation the pc crashed. I was not able to go bac to ...
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Do I need a visa for the United Kingdom if I fly to Heathrow via BA and from Heathrow to South Africa via virgin [duplicate]

Do I need a visa for the United Kingdom if I fly from Hamburg, Germany to Heathrow via BA and from Heathrow to South Africa via Virgin. I will not leave the airport, I'm a South African citizen which ...
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A No-EU student on Schengen Visa to travel UK

I am a schengen study visa Holder, I wish to visit UK for tourism, am I allowed to apply for a UK tourist visa on being a German student visa?
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My sister and her husband with two children live in UK: how do I fill out the visa application?

When I fill out the UK visa form, what should I indicate in the form for Do you have any family in the UK? Yes or No?
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How can I track the time (official records) I spend outside the UK?

Since there is no passport control while exiting the UK (e.g. via Heathrow), I have stamps on my passport for entries only. During the entry, passport officers ask me how long I have been outside the ...
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How can I ensure my trip to the UK will not have to be cancelled because of Brexit?

I've got a trip planned to the UK in June. Due to brexit, I'm worried what changes may be introduced before my arrival. I'm traveling on a EU / Polish passport. I'm going for a couple weeks of ...
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UK passport stolen [closed]

If a UK 19 years old citizen gets their passport taken by one of the parents, and refuse to give it back can the police really help with that since they didn't do anything before, would it be ...
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Can I hire people in UK to work for a few days, while I myself being on Standard Visitor visa?

I am visiting UK for an exhibition where we are presenting our product. During the exhibition days (2 days), we wish to hire a local UK resident event assistant on an hourly basis for those 2 days. ...
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I was denied a UK visitor visa due to not providing evidence of US residency

I sent a copy of my permanent resident card with my application. What further evidence can I provide to re-apply? I also sent a savings account statement, pay stub, hotel, and flight reservations. ...
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UK visa for two different interview

I have interview invitations from two different company in the UK which I should need to visit the UK. Today I got the first invitation letter to start the visa process from the first company while ...
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Completely illogical reasons for refusal of UK visitor Visa, what to do? [duplicate]

I am utterly shocked of what I am seeing here: Reason 1: I have sent a family tree proving that I and my cousin are related, he's from the family household so technically my father is his uncle and I ...
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My girlfriend's mother called the police to ban me from getting into the country [closed]

So I've been dating this girl for over a year now (she's from the uk) and we were planning on meeting and getting married so I could join her, but her mother had called the police and she says she's ...
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Schengen Visa - financial documents [duplicate]

I currently reside in the UK as an international student and I am planning to take a trip to Europe, and therefore I am applying for Schengen Visa. In the last 3-4 months, for my daily expenses I ...
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Border officers wrote EMBARKED in my passport. What does it mean?

Upon leaving the UK I was questioned by immigration officers over funds I was traveling with, as they thought I had been working while in the country. After realizing that I had not been working, and ...