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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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I answered incorrectly to “Have you ever been refused a visa?” in my UK Tier 4 visa application form [duplicate]

I made a huge mistake. My application is submitted and biometrics are done. Application is on it's way to UKVI. I answered "No" when I should have answered "Yes". In 2015, I was ...
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UK visa for child of EU national [closed]

I have Portuguese nationality. My son, 3 years old, and my husband have Indian nationality. We want to move to the UK. Since I have never visited the UK, we applied for EEA family permits for my son ...
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Travelling to Italy from UK in Coronavirus Times

The information available online is murky and often stale. I was wondering if anyone has recently travelled to Italy, and can share their experience of getting in and out. My Chinese wife has just ...
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Am I allowed to take a monitor and a Slim PS2 to the UK?

It will be my first time flying to another country specifically from Portugal to the UK and i'll be staying as a university student. I wish to take my 23" monitor and my slim ps2 on my hold ...
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Pakistani national living in France, travelling to UK

Do I need a visa for the UK to visit a family member... I'm a Pakistani national living in France with my partner and have a residence permit for France?
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Changing visa from visiting to partner [closed]

My partner is Chinese and I am a British citizen we have been together for over 5 years and would like to change her visiting visa to a partner visa does anybody know how we go about this does he have ...
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Visiting UK while going through spouse visa application

I am a Brazilian national living in the UK on a Tier 2 visa. I recently got married, and my wife, also Brazilian, is applying for a UK Tier 2 dependant visa. She has already completed the online ...
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UK short-term study visa for Erasmus+ exchange (need feedback on the cover letter) [closed]

Evening, could you be so kind as to give me feedback on my cover letter? August 5th, 2020 To whom it may concern Dear Sir / Madam, I am writing this cover letter to apply for a short-term student visa....
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Want to state to the authorities there is no intention to make UK a de facto home [migrated]

I have tried but am unable to find out the rules for visitors to a foreign country. If I study for a 6 year MBBS (medical) course at a University in the United Kingdom, and consider my parents wish to ...
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How can I cancell my UK Visa from Africa, i enter the information online [closed]

What are the procedures to cancel my Visa application from outside of the UK?
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Applying for UK Tier 4 (passport expiration) [migrated]

I am applying for a UK Tier 4 visa that ends September 2021 but my passport expires in May 2021. Can I apply and renew my passport while I am in the UK? I read that to enter the UK, my passport has to ...
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Is Monzo bank statement acceptable for tier 4 visa application [closed]

Please i would like to know if UKVI (UK Visa and Immigration) accept Monzo Bank statement for tier 4 visa application. I appreciate your response in advance. Thank you
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Park & Ride train station from East of London to Reading

From the London/Essex border, where is the nearest free or inexpensive Park & Ride station with a regular direct connection to Reading? I imagine that it would be on the far side of the Dartford ...
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Collecting baggage when transiting & quarantine rules

I'm arriving to the London Gatwick Airport to change plane when returning from Canary Islands. However, I will be self connecting the flights so I will need to pick up the luggage myself, and then ...
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Cancellation of visit visa at the airport

My visit visa to the UK was cancelled on two reasons: not having enough cash at hand and disclosing to visit family and friends whereas it's not stated in the application form. I made an appeal on ...
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Can I apply for a UK visa from outside home country?

I'm Australian, but wanting to switch the Ancestry visa for the UK. Given the whole corona thing I'm struggling to get home without paying thousands as the airline messed up my original flight. My ...
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Query about immigration history

I have been to the UK for almost 8 years. I got a baby born there. I was on a student visa and was not finding any mean to extend my stay. In the end, I put up a human rights case which was finally ...
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Required to leave the UK

I recently withdrew from my course in the UK and was asked by the university compliance officer to leave the country within 60 days with my visa being cancelled. In the visa application process there ...
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Are there high chances of getting visa refusal in UK for misinformation?

I applied for a UK work visa recently and when filling the form I answered “no” with respect to have you ever been refused visa to the UK. However upon discussion with my parents I was informed I was ...
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Belgium to England about quarantine

I want to ask something for my friend, actually. He is a Belgian national, and he wants to go to England for a week. Is there is quarantine or not?
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I just realized I forgot information on my visa application and I already had my Biometrics appointment (UK VISA) [duplicate]

I applied for a tier 4 general student visa. Hours before my biometrics I realized I forgot to put down some countries I visited in Europe last year for travel history. My passport is stamped with ...
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Can one travel from America back into Europe at the moment?

I'm aware that the pandemic is worsening in the US and many countries are restricting American visitors. I am an American citizen living in the UK for 3 years but looking to go back to visit. I'm ...
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Did Spain change its travel restrictions with respect to the United Kingdom?

On the IATA site, among the many categories that are listed as able to enter Spain are "passengers arriving from" certain countries, and "residents of" certain countries "when ...
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Combination of names on passport differs from marriage certificate

My husband bears 3 names. He used the names interchangeable on his passport and marriage certificate. on his Nigeria passport is Udo ikechi obinna. While on our marriage certificate his used his ...
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Transferring money from a non EU country to UK bank [closed]

I would like to withdraw money from my foreign account outside Europe and deposit it in a UK bank account, as it has become clear I will be staying in the UK for a longer time than expected. To make ...
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Discrepancy in Father's Name | UK Tier-2 visa

I have been recently hired by a company based in the UK as a software engineer. As my official role is based in the UK, the HR department has asked me to start the visa process. Before starting the ...
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Is undertaking on a bicycle frowned upon (UK)? [migrated]

Take the example where a bicycle lane in on the road, rather than the pavement. There is a queue of cars waiting at the lights, and the bike lane is clear right up to the lights. If you were to cycle ...
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Malaysian passport travel to Germany

I have a UK resident permit holder with a Malaysian passport. I reside in the UK Can I travel from the UK to Germany for a holiday? Malaysians are not allowed to enter Germany but as I am a UK ...
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UK Visitor Visa: Is the fact me and my girlfriend are planning to get married in her country good evidence she will leave again [closed]

I am a UK citizen and my long-time girlfriend is a Russian citizen. She has visited the UK once before a year ago on a visitor visa for a month. In around 6 months we plan to get married in Russia, ...
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How to get a leave letter for unemployed for UK visa?

I am applying for UK visa, I have all the requirements needed like Sponsor letter, my bank statements as well as bank statements and payslips of my sponsor. His proof of ownership for the place where ...
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Can the country of departure be different from the country in which you applied your visa in?

I am currently a UK resident but I am originally from Kuwait. I’ve decided to apply from Kuwait with plans to enter Schengen area from the UK. Would that be allowed?
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How is the London congestion charge administered?

I have a rental car and I'm not sure whether I drove through the zone over the last few days. How can I know whether I'm obligated to pay the charge, and if I am but have not done so, then what will ...
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In what way are overstayers issued their entry bans upon departing the UK?

Title should say it all, really... Are you issued a letter? Stamp in your passport? Told verbally? At what stage in the airport does this happen?
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10 year ban - what can be done to remove that ban?

I’ve got a 10 year Ban under paragraph 320 (7B) Wrong information submitted by a traveller office in my country in my visitor visa led me to get the ban. However, I was unaware about the false ...
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Does the 14 day self-isolation period in the UK end if a travel-corridor starts during the 14-day self-isolation period?

From 8th June there's been a mandatory 14 day self-isolation period for people entering the UK. From 10th July, travellers from some countries are exempted from the self-isolation via a travel-...
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UK Visitor Visa Application

I am a student currently studying in Hungary and will like to visit a family friend in the UK for the summer holidays for a period of 2 weeks. The documents I will be providing are: I) My uncles Bank ...
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Can my mum sponsor my trip (tourist visa ) UK

I have been refused entry into the UK twice thus on a tourist visa with my own bank statement.(insufficient funds) and that they doubt the bank account doesn’t reflect my true expenditures. The ...
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UK Public Health Passenger Locator Form: Privacy and Data Retention Period

How long is any information supplied through the UK Public Health Passenger Locator Form kept for, when some EU citizen travels from the EU to England by plane, as of now (or 12 July 2020: it doesn't ...
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A good substitute for bank statement

I made an earlier post about my situation, and basically I couldn't get a bank statement for my account because it would entail being physically present at my bank in the Philippines, and I couldn't ...
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Seeking feedback on my cover letter for UK standard visitor visa application [duplicate]

I am scheduled to apply for a UK visitor visa on 13 July and have stated that I plan to stay for the whole six months. I've decided to include a cover letter to explain the circumstances of my request....
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Can Kazakhstan nationals transit through Turkey now that entry to their citizens has been suspended?

My wife, from Kazakhstan, is looking for ways to get back to her home country after visiting me in the UK. She has recently been granted a visa extension until July 31 due to an inability to travel ...
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If a US citizen didn't realize that they overstayed in the UK and then found out, what are they expected to do?

Are you expected to leave immediately if you have already been existing in the country for a few years? Do you have some time allowance for when you're expected to make your way out? If you realize ...
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What happens if the UK government loses your only Hong Kong BN(O) passport?

Some Hong Kong friends asked me this today and I have no clue. Hypothecate you're Hong Konger. You've hung on to your just 1 BN(O) passport, now expired, that you never renewed. Now you want to renew ...
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Travel from UK to France as a non-European UK resident during Covid-19 restrictions

I am a non-permanent resident in the UK without a British or EU passport but have a nationality that in normal times grants visa free access for 90 days in the Schengen area. Looking at the French ...
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Can you apply for UK Tier IV visa from outside your home country? [closed]

I'm trying to apply for a UK tier IV visa to start on a PhD course starting in October. While the UKVI office is taking applications, there are no visa application centers open (or any date given to ...
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Connecting flight got cancelled after first leg of journey. Am I entitled to a full refund?

I booked via kiwi.com a one-way ticket from Nanning to London. When I bought the ticket, I also bought travel insurance from the agency as well.The flights were: Nanning -> Shanghai (Spring ...
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How strict are the requirements for extensions of UK visas due to COVID-19? [closed]

This is a followup to my question originally asked here: UK Standard Visitor Visa implications during travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19 outbreak? As stated there, I am a British national, ...
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The definition of 6 months in the UK entry stamp [duplicate]

I am a Brazilian citizen currently working in a university in the Netherlands. Me and my girlfriend, who is British had a 20 day trip planned back in April. As I came to visit her (for us to go ...
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EU ban on US travelers - will UK follow suit?

If the EU ban on US travelers is put into play, will the UK also follow suit or is it not known? My wife is seeking to travel from the US to the UK as we've not seen each other for nearly a year and ...
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Uk visit visa Host

Am yet to reapply for my UK visa after refusal,What are the required documents needed from a host in the UK who is not my sponsor but only providing accommodation for Uk visit visa ??

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