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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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Application for Dual citizenship [migrated]

Is there an application form that needs to be completed. I was born in the UK but have lived in Australia all of my life. We have permanent residency but I would like dual citizenship with the UK and ...
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Can a student studying in U.K (with a visa) travel to Germany (with a Schengen visa) during the current travel restrictions?

With the current travel restriction at the Germany and U.K. border. Is it possible for a student studying (with a visa) in U.K to travel to Germany (with a Schengen visa) to participate in an ...
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I have booked a flight on British Airways flying from London to Philadelphia with a “Visa Packet” (have immigrant visa approval Form I-797)

My flight is booked for April 21. I would like to keep this ticket in hopes Covid-19 restrictions will have been lifted. However, Philadelphia is currently NOT on the list of cities that are ...
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Obtaining Domestic Travel Insurance During Covid-19

We booked a holiday cottage in the UK for the end of July 2020. We neglected to purchase travel insurance when we booked it at the start of 2020 (we've learnt from this mistake). We have already ...
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Overstayed in Canada for three months, will this affect student visa application to the UK? [closed]

I was a student in Canada for 3 years. But I overstayed my stay for 3 months (wasn’t intentional). When I realised that I’m out of my permit I left the country by myself (didn’t get a deportation). ...
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Insurance coverage when staying in Switzerland during Corona pandemic as Swiss national with residency in the UK [migrated]

I am a Swiss citizen living and working in London. Mid March I made a trip to Switzerland and decided to stay here for the time of the Corona pandemic. During that time I will continue working ...
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Visa or not visa in 2020 (type) [migrated]

I am spanish and I have got a job offer in the UK as a tutor in a college starting in August 2020. It Is not permanent job. Do I need visa to work there as a spanish tutor? I don't live in England.
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Is long-term renting through booking.com a scam?

I am planning to rent an apartment for a year in Cambridge, UK. We liked a property, but the owner wants to rent it through booking.com, and he is physically located in Switzerland. He sent us the ...
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How can I get my UK visa amount back [duplicate]

As world all know that covid-19. Because of this I can’t arrange a flight to UK due to log down in my country INDIA My VISA has a last date till April 12 can I get my amount back because I cannot ...
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Eurostar London-Brussels train after transition period

Will it still be possible to take the train from London-Brussels with an EU ID only or will I have to take a passport along with me, and will it be even stamped at entry? All of these after the ...
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Travelling (domestically) to my family during the pandemic? [closed]

With places going on lock down, I am concerned about my options should things become unsafe. I am a student renting a room in one of the cities in the UK, a few hours away from London by car. My ...
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Is travelling with 1 friend permitted in the UK now that the lockdown is enforced?

There is a lockdown in the UK. I'm a student living at Warwickshire. I planned a 2 day trip a long time ago to the south of England, and I will be travelling by car with my friend (only 1 friend). ...
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Does a Citizen of Antigua and Barbuda need to apply for a UK visa?

Do I still need to apply for a UK visa while Antigua and Barbuda is under “countries whose citizens are not required to obtain a Schengen visa in order to enter any member country of the Schengen ...
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What options are there for a UK citizen to escape the Coronavirus? [closed]

I'm in the UK. I'd like to flee to China to avoid the Coronavirus outbreak. What would be the best way to achieve this? I was applying for a TEFL program there earlier this year- it is currently not ...
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Travelling through France: subject to French restrictions re COVID-19?

If I travel from the UK to France at the moment (20/03/2020) I need to provide proof that I am on an 'authorized outing', as per the regulations here: https://www.gouvernement.fr/en/coronavirus-covid-...
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What does the letter code on a UK biometric residence permit indicate? [closed]

What does the letter code indicated on a British Biometric Residence Permit refer to? What are the different possible codes?
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Flight cancelled - forced to extend time abroad. Compensation?

I booked an easyJet flight from London to Zurich several months ago. I also have an annual Coverwise travel insurance policy. I am a Swiss citizen but resident in the UK. I was scheduled to return ...
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Any distinction between UK Visa sticker and UK Entry Clearance sticker?

I previously posted a different question pertaining to my Kazakh wife, visiting here in the UK. Sorry for asking multiple questions. We are wondering though, why she was issued a yellow "Entry ...
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My UK visa expires soon, what should I do now during the COVID-19 outbreak? [closed]

I am a Brazilian citizen actually traveling and volunteering in the UK (been here for 5 months). I came with a normal visa plus the return ticket (in April 21st). Right now I'm in Scotland's ...
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UK immigration Stamps: Are there Different types?

In other years, I have received multiple stamps on my visa indicating "leave to enter" terms et cetera, but most recently, my visa was just stamped once with the entry date and no other stamps. What's ...
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Do UK Immigration Officers record video when interviewing arrivers?

I have always been curious about this process. Do officers record video in the event that they or other immigration officials need to scrutinise the details from interviews, whether on the part of the ...
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Rate of acceptance of UK transit visas for Indians

I’m planning to transit through LHR on my way to FRA(Frankfurt, Germany) from BOM(Mumbai, India). I’m in the process of applying for a DATV for transit through LHR. I was reading multiple posts ...
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UK Standard Visitor Visa implications during travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19 outbreak?

My wife (a Kazakh national) is visiting in the UK on a Standard Visitor Visa, staying with my family. She arrived on Feb 1st. Her original intention was to stay for approximately 3 months, until April ...
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Travel advice back to UK from Jamaica after covid-19 outbreak

apologies for sloppy writing due to my current situation. I am currently in Jamaica with TUI all inclusive holiday. Just an hour ago I got email from Gov.Uk Travel advice stating following. The ...
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US Citizen to UK or EU for vacation - but working remotely from time to time for USA clients

I believe that as a US citizen I can enter the UK or the EU (until 2021) without a visa for tourism or business purposes for up to 6 months. (Correct me if I'm wrong.) I'm an independent consultant ...
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What are the chances of US to UK flights being cancelled in the next 2 weeks? [closed]

I am travelling from London to San Francisco this coming Wednesday, and returning 10 days later. Although it looks like I may be able to get outgoing flight, I do not want to be stuck in the US ...
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US Citizen Student in UK Travel Restriction [duplicate]

Does the US European Novel Coronavirus travel ban restrict US Citizens from traveling back to the US from Europe or the UK?
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What kind of visa is needed for goods vehicle transport for non-EU citizen from Malta to the UK? [closed]

I am from India. I am working in Malta as a truck driver. Now my company is planning regular trips from Malta to the UK. What kind of visa do I need to apply for this?
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Skipping a return flight on two way ticket [duplicate]

My wife and I are going to Finland from Mauritius (we are residents of Mauritius) for our holidays this month. We also planned to spend a few days in England. Our plan was as follows: 15th, flight to ...
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Visa thru a lawyer [closed]

I was refused UK tourist visa twice. Than I applied the visa thru a lawyer and it was accepted. It was a tourist visa and I been to UK twice. I like to travel again this summer; should the lawyer fill ...
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Cancelled spouse visa

How can I know if my visa was cancelled by my partner or not? I am Moroccan. He left me in Morocco in October. Please help me.
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Can I travel to any Schengen country with my EUSS family permit issued by the UK?

My wife is Latvian and she works in the UK and I have my EU Settlement Scheme family permit, my question is do I need a Schengen visa to enter the Schengen area countries or I should apply for one ? ...
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UK Visitor Visa - Visiting for 4 days

I am planning to apply for my UK visitor visa for 4 days. I will be having a stop over and visit London on my way to my husband's graduation in US. After his graduation, we will stay there for approx. ...
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UK visa application processed: no visa, no refusal letter

I just got back my passport. When I opened the package, it contained only my passport with absolutely nothing else in it, and not even a refusal letter was sent to my email (I checked my spam, main ...
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Travelling to the UK as spouse of EU citizen, during 2020 transitional period

I am an EU citizen. My wife is not. We live in an EU country different from my home country and she has a residence card for "family member of EU/EEA citizen". Can we travel together to the UK right ...
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I want to postpone travel to the UK, can I postpone the date of my visa interview instead of cancelling my application and reapplying later?

I am really having problems getting advice so maybe you can help. My wife and I are visiting my daughter in the UK for 3 weeks. My application has been submitted to TLSconect today (9/3/20) and my ...
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Applying with minors for UK Standard visit visa [duplicate]

I am applying for the UK standard visit visa. I have filled my application and also entered details of my children traveling with me (it suggested that they still need to have separate applications ...
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Showing evidence for informal savings

in our country people save money in informal, interest-free savings circles called ballot committees. these are run by housewives, students, office workers, shopkeepers, even high-society ladies. Each ...
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UK Visit Visa Refusal for attending a fully funded summit [duplicate]

I have been refused visitor visa for a fully funded trip on the following grounds:
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USA refugee travel document to travel to UK

I am planning to visit the UK on a USA travel document but there’s nowhere I am able to find information about visas: I’m a Zimbabwean but using a USA refugee travel document do I need to apply for a ...
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Visiting the UK after Tier 5 YM

I am on a YMS from Canada for 2 years, that expires in April. I am planning to fly out to another country in Europe the day before it expires. I would like to travel around Europe for several weeks ...
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US Visa DS-160 mistake

I've recently submitted, on behalf of my wife, a Visa application to visit the US on a short holiday trip. My daughter and I are part of the Visa waiver program so we just had to get our ESTAs sorted ...
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Do I need a UK visa to transit through the UK although I won't leave the airport?

I bought a British Airways flight ticket from Nigeria to Belgium to transit in Heathrow for 5+ hours with no intention of coming out on the 28th February 2020. But to my surprise I was denied boarding ...
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UK Visa for Freelancer Tuition Teacher

I need some help regarding a UK Visitor visa. I am a private tuition teacher at an institute and we provide classes to under graduate students for various subjects and competitive exams, we are a ...
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My visa was cancelled at the airport

I got this inside my passport on getting back to my country... Its says REMOVAL DIRECTIONS I hereby direct you to remove¹/ make arrangements for the removal² of the person named above from ...
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UK Visa Application Issue after using the same email address twice

My dad applied for a visitor visa for himself and my mom using the same email. After the payment he logged out of his application and proceeded to fill a new application for my mom. We have payed for ...
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UK Standard Visa - Bank Statements

I will be traveling with my wife to UK in May 2020. I had a query pertaining to my bank statement. I have a full time job and the statement clearly shows deposits of my salary every month . However, ...
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“Have you been granted any UK visas in the last 10 years?”

I was issued Uk student visa in 2009 and i remained in uk till 2012 on student visa. Now i am applying for uk visit visa. what should i answer to the question "4 Have you been granted any UK visas in ...
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Transit without visa requirement for India National travelling to US (tourist visa) with 19hr layover at Heathrow Airport [duplicate]

I am an Indian National, travelling with my husband and two kids to the US on tourist visa. I have a 19hr layover at Heathrow airport during which I plan to stay at a hotel near Paddington and explore ...
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Extended visit visa

I am a U.S. citizen. My daughter is attending St Andrews in the fall semester for a 3 year doctorate program. Her children are US/UK dual citizens but their father lives and works in UAE. I am ...

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