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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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Can I travel on a passport that found after reporting it to the police as lost?

My girlfriend and I are supposed to travel from Paris to London on Friday and come back a few days later. My girlfriend lost her passport in August and declared it to the French police. She found it ...
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EEA Family Permit to UK: No appointments are currently available for this location

My Austrian husband and I will be travelling to the UK in April 2019 so I've applied for the EEA (just like before). I can't really wait with my application till January (3 months until the trip) ...
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UK visa application: How to declare shareholding and dividend?

I am applying for a UK standard visitor visa from Pakistan. My wife is a British citizen who moved here permanently earlier this year and we both work and live here full-time. We are planning on ...
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Pakistani Sim on roaming in UK some questions?

I wanted to ask that if you use a pakistani sim on roaming in UK And call a UK number from that Pakistani Sim roaming number what does it show on the UK mubile number that the person is calling from ...
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Compensation for Delayed Train Due to London Underground Issue

My question is quite specific, and I hope it's on topic here because I'm really unsure where to ask it! If it isn't on topic, as well as marking it as such I would ask that you please help me out by ...
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Sponsorship Letter for UK Student Visa

I am new to this and have never had to write a sponsorship letter before. In doing so, what are the implications of such a letter? What financial liabilities would I be in risk for secondary to ...
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Can I board a UK train I am booked on half way with a mobile, advanced ticket? [duplicate]

I have a ticket from Southampton to Manchester in the next month or so. Its a non-refundable Single Advance ticket but due to circumstances out of my control, I won't be in Southhampton on the date - ...
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UK border inquiry [on hold]

Can anybody can advise me what to do? I have been four months visa in the UK and I want to visit Paris for three days for a tour: is it a good idea? Can I still come back to UK after my visit to Paris?...
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Arrested after UK visa application

I was arrested and charged with petty larceny (shoplifting) recently after filing a visa application a month ago. My application is still pending decision. My biometrics was taken in US a month ago. ...
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Do UK residents have to fill out landing cards?

I'm from a non-EEA country and I previously filled out landing cards to enter the UK. Now I'm a UK resident with a Tier 2 visa. Do I still have to fill out those cards? Home Office already know the ...
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work permit from Sweden to work in UK? [on hold]

I currently have a Schengen visa and work in Sweden. I have a job offer to evaluate in the UK. Is it possible for me to ask for a temporary permit from Sweden to work in UK? Or do I have to look at ...
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What to carry in terms of documents on airport for visitors to UK as visa was issued after complaint and visiting purpose changed? [duplicate]

What should visitors carry in terms of the documents when entering UK after being approved for a visitor visa. The visa was approved after a complaint was issued. Initially the visa application was ...
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UK extended family visa question

My cousin that lives in the UK is the grandson of my father's uncle. Basically, my father and my cousin are very close friends, and me being my father's son, my cousin wants to invite me to the UK. ...
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Can I live in the UK with a German passport? [migrated]

So i have a Germann passport,and i want to LIVE in the UK,is that possible? Or do I have to get a visa or something like that?
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UK Visitor Visa application employment status help

I am an Indian citizen planning to visit the UK along with my father as a tourist in February 2019. We would like to go sightseeing and visit various historic sites around the UK. This is the first ...
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How do I answer UK visa question about other savings or income?

I am a post-graduate student and I got a scholarship for a training course and to attend a conference in the UK. I totally depend on my father so how should I answer the question about whether I have ...
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After UKVI despatch email, how long does it take for UPS to ship the package? [on hold]

My wife and I applied for UK standard visitor visa and got the email notification entitled "Your UK visa application has been despatched: XXX" on 11/28 last week. We check the return label status on ...
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uk visa application fee showing “payment pending” [duplicate]

I applied for a UK visa for my friend and I paid through my PayPal account. But I did not receive a confirmation email. Whenever I go back to the application page, it shows me "payment pending", "your ...
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Will I have to pay duty on silver brought into the UK? [migrated]

We are travelling to the UK for a three-year stay and not able to get a clear idea of how many silver items can be carried without paying duty fees. We are planning to take the following: all ...
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How can my Thai wife get a UK visa?

I am a UK citizen. My Thai wife and I have been married for 2 years. She has been to the UK on a Standard Visitor visa (November 2017 to May 2018). Since then, her applications for a visa have been ...
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If I have estranged relatives in the UK, what do I submit in a tourist visa application?

My parents are planning to visit the UK and Europe, and have engaged a tourism company for this. While reviewing the documents they sent us, I noticed that the field asking about friends or relatives ...
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Do I need UK transit visa if i am on L2

I am travelling with my spouse and family. My spouse has valid USA(L1A) visa while my visa(L2) is expired. Do I need UK transit visa to get the connecting flight in Manchester.
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What places are good to visit in and from Ambleside in the Lake District UK during winter? [closed]

The title says it all. I know a lot of tourist destinations are closed in the winter. Are there things that specially open in winter so you can do them when holidaying there at that time of year?
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Will fingerprints on record in USA be an issue when applying for UK visa?

My friend was caught with a passport in 2018 portraying name and nationality that differed from the one taken to the same USA embassy 8 years ago. She had her fingerprints captured at the USA embassy ...
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Visa refusal for UK [duplicate]

With the Reasons given on visa refusal, what need to be done on subsequent application
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US citizen denied entry to the UK; will it go away if I renew my passport or get an enhanced drivers license?

I was denied entry to the UK due to unpaid house sitting (though I was originally let in for 45 days the first time after telling them I was house sitting). There’s a big ol’ X in my passport now ...
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UK tier 2 extension processing time? [migrated]

Anyone know how long it takes to receive an extension to a Tier 2 general visa? This was submitted from within the UK. They say it could be 8 weeks from your biometric appointment. But does it ...
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Travel to US while UK Tier 2 visa extension is under review?

I am a US citizen working in the UK. I have just applied to extend my UK Tier 2 general visa and have gone to the appointment to take my fingerprints/photo and scan my passport and current BRP. My ...
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As for UK Standard Visitor Visa application, does it matter my job title?

I am planning to visit to the UK as a visiting researcher or a standard visitor as an academic. I got approved by my employer for my research in the UK and I got an invitation from a UK institute, ...
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How long does it take for an application to get cancelled (UK VISA)

I applied for a UK visa online with all my details and submitted the application. Also paid the application fee online. The next day I realized that I made a few errors in my application. I did not ...
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Is separate transit visa needed for return journey when transiting Heathrow and Gatwick airports [duplicate]

My son is travelling to Antigua through Heathrow airport and he has a connecting flight through Gatwick. As his return flight is also on the same route, is his transit visa (obtained for onward ...
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South African living in Oman traveling to US, do we need UK transit visa [duplicate]

My wife and I are South-Africans working in Oman. We are traveling to the USA in June 2019 via London Heathrow. We arrive at terminal 3 and 3 hours later our flight to the US leaves from terminal 3. ...
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Transit Visa UK Query [duplicate]

So I am traveling from the US to India on an Indian passport and a student visa (F-1). I have a 13-hour halt in London Heathrow and wanted to know if I could get a transit visa on arrival (Or do I ...
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Is it possible to collect Nectar points via Trainline?

Since I am not eligible for any Railcard, the only available discount/bonus scheme is Nectar Card for me. GWR, SWR, LNER and Virgin Trains allow to collect Nectar points and I have already linked a ...
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Standard visitor Visa for UK: special situation, need clarification [duplicate]

My tlscontact centre in my country allows walk in without an appointment services, if i want to go to the uk the 15 March 2019 I need to apply 3 months prior to this date, so 15th December 2018, I ...
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Can I apply for long term UK visitor visa for my parents after a 6 month visitor visa approval?

I have received valuable advice from Travel Stack Exchange. My mother got a 6-month visitor visa valid from Dec 2013. Now my parents received a 6-month visitor visa in 2018. My mother stayed 8 weeks ...
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Does anyone know good lawyer or professional agent in Uzbekistan to get UK visa?

Is there any chance to contact and get all information about UK visas or private message to someone else as I have good history of USA and Japan visas.
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What does the DS-160 allow me to do?

I am looking to apply for my DS-160 form. Once I have done this and done the interview, how long will this entitle me to stay in the US? Also, does this form allow me to look for employment and get a ...
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Can I post date my Visa validity date for the standard visitor Visa of the UK by 3 months?

Say that I applied the 6th December 2018, will I be able to post date my Visa validity date to be around 5th March? Because I wish to visit the UK in March and July (the Visa will still be available) ...
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Travel by train in the UK using my senior railcard

My senior railcard has expired. Can I renew this or just apply for a new card? The card expired several years ago!
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Reapplying for UK visitors visa

I applied for UK visitors Visa (Family visit visa) from China, however, I am a Pak National. I was refused as it was stated that I had less funds to support myself for the visit in my bank statement. ...
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Can my family enter the UK with me on their Spanish resident card? [duplicate]

I am a British citizen and hold a British passport. I also hold a Spanish permanent community residence card. Is it possible to take my wife and 3 children who hold Russian passports but also hold ...
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United kingdom Visa with BIVS [duplicate]

I have a UK Visa with BIVS and I can ravel to Dublin with that But can I land in London and straightaway take flight to Dublin.
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What can I do: UK transit visa not issued or passport returned: my flight is in two days?

I applied for a UK direct airside visa at New York VFS on 17th Oct 2018, as I am flying from San Diego to India via London. It is 30 Nov now, and I still didn't get back my passport. My flight is on ...
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Non-Eea Spouse going to the UK with tourist visa! [closed]

I applied for the family permit but it was refused due to the absence of the Original Marriage Certificate, I sent only the legal translation! The thing is: I’ve already got tickets (Brazil - UK non ...
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Visiting the U.K. for three months will I have issues at IO? [closed]

So I’m in a long distance relationship and I’ll be visiting my boyfriend for 3 months. I’ve been in the U.K. before with no issue but that was only for two weeks. I’m a single person. I have a dog, ...
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Download Festival UK - What should I present as an invitation letter for a UK Visa from India?

I will be traveling to UK in June 19 for Download Festival in Donnington. I need to start the Visa procedure for it as soon as possible. I read in an article that I will need to present an invitation ...
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UK visa refused: what do they mean by ties to my country? [duplicate]

Note the reason for refusal was not financial; I'm confused as to what they mean by ties despite my employment status.
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How should I visit the U.K. after a voluntary departure? [closed]

I am a Canadian citizen. My family was on a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa in the UK. Our visa renewal was rejected multiple times, thus my sister and I opted for voluntary departure to return to Canada ...
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Family visit Visa to UK

Should I use the visa4uk link or gov.uk in applying my family visa to UK for two weeks tourism? Can someone help post a suitable link?